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AAP dares Paswan to get Delhi water tested by neutral agency

New Delhi, Nov 19 | Raising doubts over the report of a central agency on tap water in Delhi, senior Aam Aadmi party leader...

NGT slaps Rs 10 cr fine on UP govt, Rs 280...

Lucknow, Nov 19 | The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has imposed a penalty of Rs 10 crore on the Uttar Pradesh government for failing...

Sydney air pollution due bushfires among worst in the world

Sydney, Nov 19 | The air pollution levels in the most populous Australian city of Sydney on Tuesday was among the 20 worst in...

4 peacocks found dead in UP district

Bijnor (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 19 | Four peacocks were found dead and as many found unconscious in a sugarcane field in Uttar Pradesh's Bijnor...

5,000 evacuated in Philippines ahead of typhoon Kalmaegi

Manila, Nov 19 | Some 5,000 people have been evacuated in northern Philippines ahead of the arrival of typhoon Kalmaegi, which is expected to...

Severe weather hits three Austrian states, one dead

Vienna, Nov 19 | Severe weather of rain and snowfall paralyses three Austrian states, with one man reported dead in a mudslide.Parts of the...

FAO, Italian research panel to cooperate on fisheries

Rome, Nov 18 (IANS/AKI) The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation and Italy's National Research Council (CNR) have agreed to strengthen their collaboration on...

Officials failing to curb Delhi-NCR pollution to be punished

New Delhi, Nov 18 | The Union Environment Ministry and the states in the Delhi NCR region have agreed on a special campaign for...

No Central funds for Delhi under ‘National Clean Air Programme’

New Delhi, Nov 18 | The national capital facing severe air pollution has not received any funds from the Centre under the 'National Clean...

Injured monkey gets Maneka Gandhi’s attention (Lead)

New Delhi, Nov 18 | BJP MP Maneka Gandhi on Monday came to the rescue of a simian lying injured on the roadside in...

Injured money gets Maneka Gandhi’s attention

New Delhi, Nov 18 | BJP MP Maneka Gandhi on Monday came to the rescue of a simian lying injured on the roadside in...

10 UP districts to submit report on stubble burning

Lucknow, Nov 18 | The Yogi Adityanath government of Uttar Pradesh has asked the officials of 10 districts in the state to submit reports...

Utility hints at possible power outage in California

San Francisco, Nov 18 | The San Francisco-based Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) has said that strong winds could lead to another power...

Sena protests against Mumbai Metro, builders on pollution

Mumbai, Nov 18 | Returning to its aggressive style, the Shiv Sena South Mumbai wing protested against the MMRDA and some private builders for...

Air Emergency: Environment Secy to meet 4 Chief Secys (Lead)

New Delhi, Nov 18 | The Union Environment Secretary called a high-level meeting on Monday with the Chief Secretaries of Delhi, Punjab, Haryana and...

Air Emergency: Environment Secy to meet 4 Chief Secys

New Delhi, Nov 18 | The Union Environment Secretary called a high-level meeting on Monday on air pollution with the Chief Secretaries of Delhi,...

Tigress with 5 cubs spotted in Dudhwa Reserve

Lucknow, Nov 18 | Just a day after the Dudhwa Tiger Reserve in Uttar Pradesh reopened for the tourist season, visitors spotted a tigress...

Winds help Delhi air quality improve slightly

New Delhi, Nov 16 | The air quality index (AQI) in the national capital improved on Saturday morning to 404 as local wind speeds...

Air pollution a key influencer in 2020 Delhi polls: Survey

New Delhi, Nov 15 | More than eight in 10 residents of Delhi said the current pollution problem in the city is likely to...

Delhi: Most polluted city in the world on Friday (Lead)

New Delhi, Nov 15 | Delhi has earned the dubious distinction of becoming the most polluted major city in the world with an air...

Decision on Odd-Even extension on Monday: Kejriwal

New Delhi, Nov 15 | Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday said the government will take a decision on extension of the Odd-Even...

Delhi overall AQI worsens to 528 on Friday morning

New Delhi, Nov 15 | The air pollution emergency in Delhi has aggravated with the air quality index (AQI) spiking sharply to 528 on...

Odisha gears up for conservation of Olive Ridley turtles

Bhubaneswar, Nov 14 | The Odisha government has geared up the efforts for the protection and conservation of the endangered Olive Ridley turtles during...

HC slams Delhi govt on pollution; to hear case every 2...

New Delhi, Nov 14 | The Delhi High Court on Thursday came down heavily on the Delhi government and other concerned authorities over...

Govt committed to curb pollution: Delhi minister

New Delhi, Nov 14 | Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Thursday said his government is committed to take strict measures to combat pollution...

Delhi AQI at 470 in emergency zone

New Delhi, Nov 14 | The air pollution emergency in Delhi persisted on Thursday with an overall air quality index (AQI) of 470 in...

Climate change to hit health of Indian children hard: Lancet

New Delhi, Nov 14 | Children in India will be particularly vulnerable to the ill effects of climate change such as worsening air quality,...

Delhi schools shut for 2 days

New Delhi, Nov 13 | The Delhi government on Wednesday ordered schools in the national capital to remain closed till Friday as air pollution...

DM Noida orders closure of all schools for two days

New Delhi, Nov 13 | Schools in Noida will remain shut on November 14-15 due to the severe pollution levels in the Delhi NCR...

May extend Odd-Even, if required: Kejriwal

New Delhi, Nov 13 | Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said the Odd-Even scheme may be extended if the air quality continues...

After snowfall, semblance of normalcy in Kashmir

Srinagar, Nov 13 | Heavy snowfall seems to have spurred normalcy in Kashmir, after three months of a shutdown in the valley after the...

SC issues notice on Odd-Even scheme

New Delhi, Nov 13 | The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued notice to Delhi government on Odd-Even scheme, and directed the Centre, Delhi government...

Centre to select salvager for stranded naphtha tanker: Goa CM (lead)

Panaji, Nov 12 | Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant has said that a professional marine engineering company would be formally roped in by the...

Thousands of migratory birds found dead at Raj’s Sambhar Lake

Jaipur, Nov 12 | Thousands of migratory birds have been found dead in and around Sambhar Lake in Rajasthan's Jaipur district, leaving both locals...

Haze blankets Delhi as air quality worsens to ‘severe’

New Delhi, Nov 12 | Thick toxic haze engulfed the national capital on Tuesday, with the air quality index (AQI) dipping to 453 in...

Three Navy ships on standby as Cyclone Bulbul nears coast

New Delhi, Nov 9 | The Indian Navy has put on standby three ships in the Bay of Bengal to carry out disaster relief...

Bulbul storm: Rainfall, gale-force winds in coastal Bengal

Kolkata, Nov 9 | Amidst a high alert declared in the coastal districts, moderate to heavy rainfall with gale-force wind speeds of 70-80 kmh...

‘Imminent danger’ of naphtha tanker breaking up: Goa Port

Panaji, Nov 8 | The unmanned naphtha-ferrying tanker, which ran aground off Panaji last month, is in the danger of breaking up and could...

Bangladesh braces for cyclone “Bulbul”

Dhaka, Nov 8 | Bangladesh on Friday issued the danger alert over cyclone "Bulbul" that is heading towards its coastlines.A special bulletin of Bangladesh...

Punjab, the epicentre of crop burning fires, sees low pollution levels

New Delhi, Nov 8 | For a region that is the epicentre of crop fire burning, Punjab is exhibiting fairly comfortable levels of air...

Plants better than tech for reducing air pollution: Study

New York, Nov 8 | Plants and trees may be better and cheaper options than technology to mitigate air pollution, says a new study...

Cyclone Bulbul: Odisha puts coastal districts on alert

Bhubaneswar, Nov 8 | The Odisha government has put the coastal districts on alert as the wind speed and rainfall will gradually increase under...

Air pollution affects children’s brain development: Unicef

By Arul LouisUnited Nations, Nov 8 | Unicef Executive Director Henrietta Fore has warned that air pollution toxicity can affect children's brain development...

Kejriwal explores solutions for stubble burning

New Delhi, Nov 7 | After blaming stubble burning in Punjab and Haryana for air pollution in the national capital, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind...

DG Shipping tasked with handling naphtha tanker crisis

Panaji, Nov 7 | Director General (Shipping), a Central government body which functions under the aegis of the Union Shipping Ministry, has been tasked...

Woes mount as Kashmir gets season’s 1st snowfall

Srinagar, Nov 7 | Kashmir witnessed its first snowfall of the season, plunging the mercury to sub-zero in Gulmarg and bringing woes galore as...

Predicted Thursday showers may improve Delhi AQI

New Delhi, Nov 7 | The overall Delhi air got better on Thursday morning with an AQI of 290 helping it to remain in...

Include Tibetan plateau in UN discussions: Climate researchers

By Vishal Gulati Dharamsala, Nov 7 | In the run-up to the UN Climate Change Conference beginning early next month, Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) climate...

SC demands roadmap on stopping stubble burning

New Delhi, Nov 6 | The Supreme Court on Wednesday made scathing observation on the officials' lackadaisical approach towards pollution, posed critical queries to...

In battle to curb pollution, Delhi awaits EV policy

New Delhi, Nov 6 | As the Delhi government has re-introduced the odd-even scheme to curb air pollution, the Delhi Electric Vehicle Policy, 2018...

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15 foreign banks keen to open branch in India

New Delhi, Nov 19 | India could have more foreign banks soon as in the case of other Asian countries like China, Singapore and...