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40-feet-long whale carcass washed ashore in Maha’s Palghar

Palghar (Maharashtra), Sep 21 | The gigantic carcass of a 40-ft-long whale weighing over 30 tonnes, was found washed ashore from the Arabian Sea...

Two more India beaches get ‘Blue Flag’ tag, total now 10

New Delhi, Sep 21 | Two more beaches in India have been accorded the coveted international eco-label 'Blue Flag' - Kovalam in Tamil Nadu...

Heavy rains lash Taj city

Agra, Sep 21 | Heavy showers lashed Agra Tuesday afternoon, flooding many parts of the city. Angry citizens blame the local...

Possibility of rain in Delhi

New Delhi, Sep 21 | Showers are likely to return to the national capital after a few days break. The India Meteorological Department (IMD)...

Lives not at risk due to La Palma volcano eruption: Spanish...

Madrid, Sep 21 | Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez confirmed that human lives were not at risk due to the eruption of a volcano...

Bhumi Pednekar to speak at Climate Week in NY

Mumbai, Sep 21 | Actress and climate activist Bhumi Pednekar has been invited to speak at the Climate Week in New York.Divya Sharma, India...

UK PM says COP26 ‘turning point’ for world

United Nations, Sep 21 | The UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said that COP26 UN Climate Change Conference is "a turning point" for...

21 firms commit to reducing levels of virgin plastic in food...

New Delhi, Sep 20 | As part of the ongoing efforts to engage Industry on the issue of plastic in food packaging, 24 food...

Torrential rains drown most of Kolkata, more downpour likely

Kolkata, Sep 20 | Torrential rain for the whole Sunday night coupled with high tide drowned most parts of the city putting it out...

Shrill sounds of ambulance horns to be replaced with musical notes...

By Archana SharmaJaipur, Sep 18 | The harsh, shrill, loud and alarming sounds of ambulance horns which echoed on the streets during the second...

Floods inundate hundreds of houses in Indonesia

Jakarta, Sep 18 | Floods inundated hundreds of houses in Indonesia's Gorontalo province, affecting 929 people in three villages."The floods occurred due to heavy...

Lions, tigers in US zoo test presumptive positive for Covid

Washington, Sep 18 | All of the lions and tigers living in the Smithsonian's National Zoo in Washington, D.C. have tested presumptive positive for...

World on catastrophic path to 2.7-degree heating: UN chief

New York, Sep 18 | The world is on a catastrophic pathway to 2.7-degrees of heating. This is breaking the promise made six years...

Light rainfall to continue in Delhi-NCR

New Delhi, Sep 17 | Light rainfall is likely to continue in Delhi-NCR on Friday, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted.The sky will...

Increased rainfall activity over Rajasthan, Gujarat from Saturday

New Delhi, Sep 16 | There will be an increase in rainfall activity over east Rajasthan and Gujarat and a fresh spell of heavy...

Monsoon withdrawal from northwest India to be delayed: IMD

New Delhi, Sep 16 | The commencement of withdrawal of the south-west monsoon from northwest India, slated for September 17, will be delayed this...

Schools closed in UP due to rains

Lucknow, Sep 16 | The Uttar Pradesh government On Thursday decided to close all educational institutions in the state, following incessant rains since the...

Delhi-NCR receives more rain, orange alert activated

New Delhi, Sep 16 | Thursday morning saw light showers across the national capital and adjoining areas that later developed into an orange alert...

Moderate to heavy rain likely in Delhi-NCR

New Delhi, Sep 15 | Delhi woke up to a clear sky on Wednesday, but there would be moderate to heavy rain by evening...

Draft ‘Safeguards Information System for REDD+’ issued, public comments sought

New Delhi, Sep 15 | The Union Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change has come up with a draft document on 'Safeguards Information...

NDRF deploys 20 teams in Gujarat after heavy rainfall

New Delhi, Sep 14 | The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) on Tuesday said that it has deployed 20 teams across Gujarat to tackle...

Gautam Rode recalls first meeting with Mallika on ‘Nakaab’ sets

Mumbai, Sep 14 | Actor Gautam Rode shares screen space with Bollywood actress Mallika Sherawat for the first time in the upcoming web series...

Australian koalas on brink of extinction: Conservationists

Canberra, Sep 14 | Australia's biggest koala conservation organisation on Tuesday warned that the iconic marsupial is facing extinction.The Australian Koala Foundation (AKF) accused...

Light showers likely to continue in Delhi

New Delhi, Sep 14 | The sky will remain cloudy and light spells of rain will continue in the national capital on Tuesday, the...

Rana Daggubati: ‘Haathi Mere Saathi’ gave me chance to rekindle my...

Mumbai, Sep 14 | Actor Rana Daggubati says his film 'Haathi Mere Saathi' is very close to his heart because he has always supported...

India moving away from coal slowly, considerable progress by states: Study

BY VISHAL GULATINew Delhi, Sep 14 | India alone is home to 7 per cent (21GW) of the global coal project pipeline, which is...

Nearly 330,000 evacuated as Shanghai braces for typhoon

Shanghai, Sep 14 | Nearly 330,000 people in Shanghai have been evacuated as the city is bracing for heavy rains and strong winds due...

Mother bear, cub play football in Odisha village, video goes viral

Bhubaneswar, Sep 13 | A rare sight of two wild bears playing with an abandoned football in a remote village in Odisha's Nabarangpur has...

Farm machinery, other steps will keep air pollution in check this...

New Delhi, Sep 13 | The Rs 235 crore and Rs 141 crore for Punjab and Haryana respectively for crop residue management and the...

Mumbai back on Global Citizen Festival list, Anil Kapoor to host...

Mumbai, Sep 13 | The well-known global festival Global Citizen Live's broadcast has once again listed Mumbai as one of the host cities of...

Massive rainfall in Odisha, alert for Chhattisgarh, MP too (Ld)

New Delhi, Sep 13 | Massive rainfall was recorded in several parts of Odisha as the depression over northwest Bay of Bengal and adjoining...

12 arrested for burying 150 stray dogs alive in K’taka

Shivamogga (Karnataka), Sep 13 | The Karnataka police have arrested 12 persons, including a gram panchayat secretary, in connection with the burying of 150...

Massive rainfall in Odisha, alert for Chhattisgarh, MP too

New Delhi, Sep 13 | Massive rainfall was recorded in several parts of Odisha as the depression over northwest Bay of Bengal and adjoining...

Shanghai Disney Resort temporarily closed as typhoon approaches

Shanghai, Sep 13 | Shanghai Disneyland, Disneytown and Wishing Star Park will remain closed on Monday and Tuesday as typhoon Chanthu approaches.The resort is...

Commonwealth to champion climate-vulnerable states at UN summit

New Delhi, Sep 13 | Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland called for urgent action to ensure improved climate resilience of small states and promised to...

Delhi records wettest September as rain breaks record of 121 yrs

New Delhi, Sep 11 | With 380.2 mm of rainfall from September 1 till Saturday afternoon, Delhi recorded its second highest downpour in 121...

Flight ops continue at IGIA despite rain, waterlogging

New Delhi, Sep 11 | Heavy rains waterlogged several areas of the national capital including some parts of the Indira Gandhi International Airport here...

Kenya declares drought national disaster

Nairobi, Sep 9 | Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has the ongoing declared drought, which is ravaging several parts of the country, a national disaster.Kenyatta...

India, Colombia sign memorandum on space cooperation

By Arul LouisUnited Nations, Sep 9 | India and Colombia have signed a memorandum of understanding on space cooperation and pledged to cooperate...

Heavy rainfall in Telangana claims 8 lives

Hyderabad, Sep 8 | Heavy rainfall in parts of Telangana over the last two days claimed eight lives, paralysing normal life, disrupting road transport...

2-day holiday in rain battered Greater Hyderabad

Hyderabad, Sep 8 | The Telangana government has declared holiday on Wednesday and Thursday in Greater Hyderabad in view of incessant rains.Arvind Kumar, secretary,...

Man ties car with ropes in flood-hit Telangana town

Hyderabad, Sep 7 | A car owner in Telangana's flood-hit Sircilla town tied it with ropes to prevent it from getting washed away.A video,...

PRANA portal for air pollution launched, smog tower inaugurated

New Delhi, Sep 7 | Union Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change on Tuesday launched 'PRANA', a national portal for Regulation of Air...

Continuous drought in China affects 1.51mn people

Beijing, Sep 7 | Continuous hot weather and low precipitation since July have triggered droughts in China's Gansu province and these conditions are expected...

Unnecessary coal plants could waste India’s 247,421 cr: Report

New Delhi, Sep 7 | A total of 27 GW of pre-permit and permitted new coal power plant proposals in India are now superfluous...

Interest in gardening surges among Australians amid lockdown

Sydney, Sep 7 | Over the course of the pandemic, interest in gardening has surged as people look for new ways to get outside...

Drop Telangana irrigation projects from unapproved list: KCR

Hyderabad, Sep 6 | Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Monday called on Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat and urged him...

PM urges Himachal farmers to go fully organic

New Delhi, Sep 6 | Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday urged the farmers of Himachal Pradesh to go fully organic and make the...

Cat, leopard tumble into Nashik well, rescued safely

Nashik (Maharashtra), Sep 6 | In a happy ending to a potential tragedy, the Forest Department successfully rescued a domestic cat and a leopard...

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We have no policing authority over containers: Adani Group

New Delhi, Sep 21 | Adani Group has issued a statement on the "malicious" social media campaign against the group on the seizure of...