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Philippines evacuates over 15,000 people amid flood threat

Manila, July 24 | Authorities in the Philippines have evacuated more than 15,000 people in Metro Manila and some other parts of the country...

Philippines lowers alert level for Taal volcano

Manila, July 24 | Authorities in the Philippines on Saturday lowered the alert level from 3 to 2 for the Taal volcano, near Manila,...

Rising temperature, air and noise pollution still not on aviation radar

New Delhi, July 24 | More than a year after the Delhi High Court directed the Centre Pollution Control Board (CPCB) and the Delhi...

UNGA adopts resolution on illicit wildlife trafficking

United Nations, July 24 | The UN General Assembly has adopted a resolution on tackling illicit trafficking of wildlife.The resolution, adopted on Friday, recognises...

‘Significant progress made by India in meeting its climate goals’

New Delhi, July 24 | Power minister R.K. Singh has urged G20 nations which have per capita (green house gas) GHG emissions above...

Thousands evacuated in California due to massive wildfire

San Francisco, July 24 | More than 14,000 people were forced to evacuate in California after the Tamarack Fire, which has been burning...

6.7-magnitude quake jolts Philippines

Manila, July 24 | An earthquake measuring 6.7 on the Richter scale struck the Philippines' Batangas province on Saturday. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and...

Bird flu reported in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram, July 23 | Bird flu has been reported from a poultry farm at Koorachundu in Kerala's Kozhikode district, official sources said on Friday.Around...

Global warming may limit spread of dengue fever: Study

New York, July 23 | Global warming could limit the spread of dengue fever but could also affect Wolbachia as a biological control agent,...

Goa rain: CM inspects damage in low lying areas

Panaji, July 23 | Chief Minister Pramod Sawant and Health Minister Vishwajit Rane on Friday visited rural areas in North Goa, where flood-like situation...

Thousands ofdead fish found floating in Yamuna

By Brij KhandelwalAgra, July 23 | People living along Yamuna river bank in Agra were shocked to see thousands of dead fish piled up...

Heavy rainfall forecast in Andhra

Amaravati, July 22 | The Andhra Pradesh State Disaster Management Authority (APSDMA) has warned of extremely heavy rainfall in parts of coastal Andhra Pradesh...

Rain batters coastal, western Maharashtra; thousands marooned

Mumbai, July 22 | Incessant torrential rains played havoc with normal life in western and coastal Maharashtra since the past 24 hours, disrupting normal...

Oregon wildfire burns over over 390K acres, 32% contained

Washington, July 22 | Oregon's Bootleg wildfire, currently the largest active blaze in the US, has scorched over 390,000 acres in the US state's...

5.3 magnitude quake hits Bikaner

Jaipur, July 21 | An earthquake measuring 5.3 on Richter scale hit Rajasthan's Bikaner district on Wednesday.The National Centre for Seismology said that the...

Rainfall intensity over NW India to decrease from today

July 21, New Delhi | The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Wednesday said that rainfall intensity over Northwest India is very likely to decrease...

Thousands evacuated as floods hit China

Beijing, July 21 | Torrential rain has caused severe flooding in China, forcing people from their homes and leaving stations and roads submerged, officials...

More animals in SL zoo suspected to have contracted Covid

Colombo, July 20 | After two lions in Sri Lanka's Dehiwala Zoo had tested positive for Covid-19 last month, now two chimpanzees and two...

China’s Guangdong braces for typhoon Cempaka

Beijing, July 20 | Typhoon Cempaka, the seventh of this year, is forecast to make landfall on the coast of China's Guangdong province on...

Mumbai downpour: 100 students miss IPMAT entrance exams

Mumbai, July 19 | The torrential downpour in Mumbai in the past four days had an unexpected fallout - around 100 students missed the...

Delhi gets respite with light rain, L-G to review monsoon preps

New Delhi, July 19 | As the Met department had predicted heavy rain in Delhi and several northern states, light showers continued from Sunday,...

Catastrophic floods kill over 120 in Europe, many still missing

Brussels/Berlin, July 17 | Devastating flash floods due to intense rainfalls have swept through several western European countries in the past few days, killing...

Make GAIL to lay its gas pipeline along the highways: OPS

Chennai, July 17 | Former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu and AIADMK Coordinator O.Panneerselvam on Saturday urged Chief Minister M.K.Stalin to prevent Gail (India)...

Largest wildfire in Oregon grows with only 7% containment

Washington, July 17 | The Bootleg Fire, the largest blaze currently raging in the US state of Oregon, has grown to more than 227,000...

Germany floods death toll exceeds 100

Berlin, July 17 | The death toll from the devastating floods triggered by torrential rainfall in western and southern Germany has increased to more...

Maximum flood warnings issued in Switzerland

Bern, July 17 | Maximum flood warnings have been issued in parts of central Switzerland due to torrential rainfall, local media reported. As of Friday,...

Rare snake species on display at reptile park in Bengaluru zoo

Bengaluru, July 17 | Marking July 16 as the World Snake Day, rare snake species have been displayed at reptile park in the Bengaluru...

‘Climate Change Chaupal’ is Meghalaya’s new intervention for tackling climate change...

By James SangmaAs climate change morphs into a real time threat, Meghalaya has turned to invoking its traditional leaders and institutions by turning them...

5.5-magnitude quake jolts Japan

Tokyo, July 16 | An earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale on Friday struck off the Hachijojima Islands in Japan.According to the Japan...

Flooding in Germany kills 80 people (Ld)

Berlin, July 16 | Flooding in the German states of Rhineland-Palatinate and North Rhine-Westphalia due to torrential rainfall has left at least 80 people...

Heavy rains pound Mumbai, local trains hit

Mumbai, July 16 | Heavy overnight rains lashed Mumbai and the Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR) hitting road and rail traffic, though flight operation at...

58 dead in Germany floods

Berlin, July 16 | Flooding in the German states of Rhineland-Palatinate and North Rhine-Westphalia due to torrential rainfall has left at least 58 people...

Elephant dies of electrocution in Karnataka

Chamaajnagar (Karnataka), July 16 | A 40-year-old female elephant died of electrocution at Alathuru village, in Gundlupet taluk, Chamarajanagar district, on Thursday.According to the...

Army launches cleaning drive at Gangabal Lake on foothills of Harmukh...

Srinagar, July 15 | The army has undertaken an ambitious cleaning drive of the Gangabal Lake situated on the foothills of Harmukh peak in...

US state declares wildfire emergency

Washington, July 15 | Montana has declared a wildfire emergency as massive fires were raging across the US state and the country's western region,...

S.African beach closed after shark attack

Johannesburg, July 15 | Authorities in South Africa's Kouga municipalitysaid the beach area in Jeffreys Bay has been partly closed after a surfer was...

Pollution in Yamuna is at its worst: UPPCB

Lucknow, July 15 | The Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board (UPPCB) data shows that the pollution level in the Yamuna has worsened this year.The...

Devastating wildfire conditions in US likely to worsen

Washington, July 15 | Over 14,000 firefighters are currently battling more than 60 huge wildfires raging in the rural regions of western US, the...

Bombay HC’s ‘green order’ allows A4-size paper for pleadings

Mumbai, July 14 | In an "eco-friendly move", the Bombay High Court has permitted the use of A4-size paper printed on both sides for...

Britain to decarbonise domestic transport by 2050

London, July 14 | Cleaner air, healthier communities and tens of thousands of new green jobs are set to become reality thanks to the...

Mumbai among 31 world’s cities to be significantly greener

New Delhi, July 14 | Thirty-one of the world's great cities, including Mumbai, will be significantly greener in the years ahead, as leading mayors...

VCK MP calls on Puducherry govt for all-party meet on Mekedatu...

Chennai, July 13 | Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi (VCK) leader and Member of Parliament from Villupuram Lok Sabha seat D. Ravikumar has submitted a memorandum...

Monsoon covers entire country, including Delhi, on Tuesday

New Delhi, July 13 | With advancement into remaining parts of the country including Delhi, the remaining parts of Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana and...

Vedanta Aluminium Business recycles 16.5 bn litres of water in FY21

New Delhi, July 13 | Vedanta Aluminium Business, Indias largest producer of the aluminium and value-added products, has recycled 16.5 billion litres of water...

5 people dead, 10 missing after rainstorm in China

Beijing, July 13 | Five people were killed while 10 others remain missing after heavy rain lashed north China's Shanxi province, the emergency management...

TN, Kerala on high alert as wild elephant dies of anthrax

Chennai, July 13 | Forest departments of Tamil Nadu and Kerala are on a state of high alert after a dead wild elephant was...

Telangana man beats petrol price hike

By Mohammed ShafeeqHyderabad, July 13 | Rising fuel prices have upset the budget of households across the country and have...

Soumik Datta’s ‘Songs Of The Earth’ to be presented at COP26

By Siddhi JainNew Delhi, July 13 (IANSlife) London-based musician, composer and Sarod virtuoso Soumik Datta has won a British Council commission for climate...

After several wrong predictions, monsoon arrives in Delhi-NCR

New Delhi, July 13 | The long delayed monsoon finally arrived early on Tuesday giving much needed respite to the citizens in Delhi-NCR.The national...

Heavy rainstorms hit Beijing

Beijing, July 13 | Heavy rainstorms have lashed the Chinese capital Beijing, with precipitation up to 198.9 mm, the municipal meteorological department said.From 6...

Business

IRSDC invites RFQ for redevelopment of Udaipur railway station

New Delhi, July 24 | The Indian Railway Stations Development Corporation Ltd (IRSDC) has invited Requests for Qualification (RFQ) to redevelop Udaipur City Railway...