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PETA India seeks probe into Jaipur elephant deaths

Jaipur, Sep 21 | After the recent deaths of four elephants who were used for tourist rides in Jaipur, the India chapter of People...

22 Thai provinces hit hard by flash floods

Bangkok, Sep 21 | Twenty-two provinces in Thailand have been severely affected by flash floods after tropical storm Noul made landfall in the country,...

Flash Flood Watch issued in Houston

Houston, Sep 21 | The US National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for the Houston area in Texas until through Tuesday...

6.1-magnitude quake jolts Philippines

Manila, Sep 21 | An earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale struck Surigao del Sur province in southern Philippines on Monday, authorities said.The...

Heavy rains lash Karnataka’s temple town Udupi

Udupi, Sep 20 | Heavy rains and gusty winds lashed Karnataka's temple town Udupi, flooding low-laying areas and disrupting normal life, an official said...

Telangana on alert after heavy rainfall warning

Hyderabad, Sep 20 | Telangana on Sunday sounded an alert following a warning by the India Meteorological Department that there might be heavy to...

Mamata postpones north Bengal visit as heavy rain forecast

Kolkata, Sep 20 | West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday postponed her scheduled review meetings in north Bengal, following predictions of heavy...

3 dead, 113 injured as typhoon lashes Vietnam

Hanoi, Sep 20 | At least three people were killed and 113 others injured as typhoon Noul lashed some provinces and cities of Vietnam...

Tropical storm warning issued for Texas

Houston, Sep 20 | As tropical storm Beta was approaching the US Gulf Coast at an accelerated speed, voluntary evacuation orders and a storm...

3 wildfires near San Francisco Bay Area almost fully contained

San Francisco, Sep 20 | Three massive wildfires raging near the San Francisco Bay Area, which started a month ago due to lightning strikes,...

Thunderstorms, lightning forecast for Andhra

Amaravati, Sep 19 | The MeT on Saturday forecast thunderstorms with lightning at isolated places in Andhra Pradesh over the next three days."Thunderstorm along...

Firefighter dies while battling California wildfire

San Francisco, Sep 19 | A firefighter died while battling a massive wildfire that was sparked by a gender reveal party two weeks ago...

Boeing provides $700k to wildfire affected communities

San Francisco, Sep 19 | American airplane giant Boeing has announced $700,000 in grants to help communities affected by the raging wildfires along the...

Tropical storm Noul makes landfall in Thailand

Bangkok, Sep 18 | The Thai Meteorological Department (TMD) on Friday issued a warning to 24 provinces to brace for flooding as tropical storm...

Yosemite closes due to wildfire smoke, hazardous air quality

Washington, Sep 18 | The Yosemite National Park, one of the most visited in the US, on has closed to all visitors and vehicular...

Crocodile spotted in Hyderabad’s Musi river

Hyderabad, Sep 18 | A crocodile was spotted on the bed of Musi river on Thursday, sending panic in Puranapul and surrounding areas in...

Delhi govt initiates planning for citywide network of EV charging, swapping...

New Delhi, Sep 17 | All government agencies in Delhi including the three MCDs, NDMC, DDA, PWD, transport department, DTC, DMRC, and DSIIDC will...

Bolivia declares national emergency over forest fires

La Paz, Sep 17 | Bolivia's Interim President Jeanine Anez has declared a national emergency after forest fires scorched more than half a million...

Hurricane Sally weakens storm after landfall in Alabama

Washington, Sep 17 | Hurricane Sally has weakened into a Category 1 storm after making landfall in the US state of Alabama, the National...

New $4.5mn Walmart Foundation grants to empower farmers in India

New Delhi, Sep 17 | The Walmart Foundation on Thursday announced two new grants worth $4.5 million to help smallholder farmers earn more...

Sao Paolo forest fires up 109% in 2020

Sao Paulo, Sep 17 | The number of forest fires in Brazil's Sao Paulo state increased by 109 per cent so far this year...

California sees 7,860 wildfires, 3.4 mln acres burned this year

San Francisco, Sep 17 | US California has suffered 7,860 wildfires, which have burned more than 3.4 million acres (about 13,759 sq km) this...

Special postal cover to mark Ozone day unveiled in B’luru

Bengaluru, Sep 16 | The state-run postal department on Wednesday released a special cover to mark 'World Ozone Day 2020' at a function...

Two killed as heavy rains lash Hyderabad

Hyderabad, Sep 16 | Two people were killed in house collapse as heavy rains lashed several parts of Hyderabad on Wednesday, inundating low-lying areas,...

UN report outlines eight major transitions to save planet

New Delhi, Sep 16 | Despite encouraging progress in several areas, the natural world is suffering badly and getting worse. Eight transformative changes are,...

Vulture-killing drug still being sold in India: Researchers

New Delhi, Sep 16 | More than a decade after being banned, a vulture-toxic drug is still being prescribed in pharmacies across India, according...

No cruelty in animal husbandry procedures in Delhi, govt to HC

New Delhi, Sep 16 | The Delhi government has told the Delhi High Court that no cruelty is involved in animal husbandry procedures in...

Facebook aims net zero emission for entire value chain by 2030

San Francisco, Sep 15 | Facebook has said that apart from reducing operational greenhouse gas emissions by 75 per cent this year, it will...

Oregon Guv to preserve funding for wildfire response

Portland, Sep 15 | Oregon Governor Kate Brown said that she will veto several line-item appropriations in order to preserve funding for the state's...

Hurricane Sally strengthens ahead of landfall in US

Washington, Sep 15 | Tropical storm Sally has strengthened to a Category 2 hurricane as it is moving over the waters of the Gulf...

Microsoft retrieves underwater data centre after 2 years

Seattle, Sep 15 | Microsoft sank a shipping container-sized data centre 117 feet deep in the seafloor off Scotlands Orkney Islands in 2018...

Brazil wildfires spark environmental emergency declaration

Brasilia, Sep 15 | Brazil's southern state of Mato Grosso do Sul has declared a state of environmental emergency after raging wildfires destroyed 1.4...

Closure of zoo due to Corona brings relief for animals

By Mohammad Suaib KhanNew Delhi, Sep 15 | Amid restrictions for visitors to the Zoo in Delhi due to coronavirus pandemic spread, the animals...

Fresh floods in 4 Assam districts hit 34K people, one killed

Guwahati, Sep 14 | After over a month, fresh floods in four Assam districts have affected 34,000 people besides killing one person, Assam State...

Demoiselle cranes: It takes an Indian village to protect ‘young ladies’

By Mrityunjoy Kumar JhaJodhpur, Sep 14 | Come September and the residents of Keechan, a tiny village near Phalodi town of...

Southwest monsoon lashes coastal Andhra, Rayalaseema

Amaravati, Sep 14 | Heavy rainfall have been creating havoc in most places in coastal Andhra Pradesh, Yanam and Rayalaseema for the past...

Evacuation order issued over massive wildfire near California city

San Francisco, Sep 14 | An evacuation order has been issued for residents in parts of the City of Arcadia in Southern California as...

10 people killed in US Oregon wildfires

San Francisco, Sep 14 | Authorities confirmed that 10 people were killed, at least a dozen unaccounted for and hundreds reeling from lost homes...

Around 19 killed, 3.2 mln acres burned in California wildfires

San Francisco, Sep 14 | There have been at least 19 people killed in the past month, 3.2 million acres (about 12,950 square km)...

Over 3-month-long Assam oil well fire, gas leakage largely tamed: Officials

By Sujit ChakrabortyGuwahati, Sep 13 | The raging oil well fire in Assam which continued for more than three months has been largely controlled...

9 killed, 22 missing in Nepal landslides

Kathmandu, Sep 13 | At least nine people were killed and 22 reported missing in two separate landslides in Nepal's Sindhupalchowk district on Sunday,...

Property damage due to rains in S.Korea estimated at $842mn

Seoul, Sep 13 | Torrential rains that lashed South Korea from late July to early August have caused property damage estimated at over 1...

Death toll from rains, floods in Pak reach 310

Islamabad, Sep 13 | The death toll due to the recent torrential rains and subsequent floods across Pakistan has increased to 310, while 239...

Smoke blankets S.California due to wildfires

San Francisco, Sep 13 | Southern California remained shrouded in a blanket of smoke on as two massive wildfires continued to rage in the...

Seven people dead in Oregon wildfires

Portland, Sep 13 | Seven people have been confirmed dead, while dozens remain unaccounted for as historic wildfires continue to rage throughout the US...

Covid-19 fears casts shadow on Jamboo Savari

Bengaluru, Sep 13 | Even as Karnataka grapples with rising Covid-19 cases, the state government has decided to organise Dassara as a low-key affair....

Student adopts tiger at Hyderabad Zoo on birthday

Hyderabad, Sep 12 | A 12-year-old student has adopted a tiger at Nehru Zoological Park (NZP) here for three months by spending his birthday...

Delhi: ‘Light rainfall’ from Monday to bring respite from heat

New Delhi, Sep 12 | After a brief interlude, the national capital is again going to witness cloudy sky on the weekend and light...

California’s largest-ever wildfire grows to 750,000 acres

San Francisco, Sep 12 | The August Complex Fire, which became California's largest ever wildfire this week, has merged with several other blazes and...

Business

Amazon India helps artisans, weavers double their sales in 10 weeks

Bengaluru, Sep 21 | Customers from more than 12,000 pincodes in India purchased a product from the 'Stand for Handmade' store front, helping artisans,...