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Another earthquake jolts Jammu and Kashmir

Srinagar, Sep 26 | An earthquake measuring 4.8 on the Richter scale jolted Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday even though the impact was felt...

B’desh ports warned against continued rains

Dhaka, Sep 26 | The Bangladesh Meteorological Department has asked the maritime ports to continue with the Local Cautionary Signal No. 3 as strong...

New Zealand Parliament to install solar panes

Wellington, Sep 25 | In an effort to cut carbon emissions, the New Zealand Parliament will install solar panels and improve energy efficiency, Minister...

Tiger carcass found near Pilibhit Reserve

Pilibhit (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 25 | A carcass of an adult male tiger was fished out from Hardoi feeder canal near Dandaul bridge by...

Stranded whales in Australia to be euthanised

Canberra, Sep 24 | Several pilot whales currently stranded off the west coast of Australia's Tasmania will be euthanised as they cannot be saved,...

Carbon capture needs global momentum: IEA

New Delhi, Sep 24 | After years of slow progress, technologies to capture carbon emissions and store or reuse them were gaining momentum, a...

California to ban sales of gas-powered vehicles by 2035

San Francisco, Sep 24 | California Governor Gavin Newsom has announced a ban against the sale of new gasoline-powered passenger vehicles in the most...

California’s Yosemite National Park to reopen

Los Angeles, Sep 24 | The Yosemite National Park in California will reopen on Friday with limited visitor services, according to an official announcement.In...

Source of tar ball menace traced to Bombay High: Goa Minister

Panaji, Sep 23 | The source of tar balls -- sticky blobs generated from waste oil spilled into the sea -- which mar Goa's...

Heavy rain cuts off Bengal-Sikkim highway after landslides

Kolkata, Sep 23 | Multiple landslides due to heavy rain have resulted in the closing of a stretch of a national highway that...

Mumbai paralysed mid-week, clobbered with 36 cm rain (Ld)

Mumbai, Sep 23 | As Mumbai slept, heavy rains clobbered the city and surroundings all night, seriously disrupting...

Arctic gets greener due to rising temperature

Washington, Sep 23 | Parts of the Arctic region have become greener due to increased plant growth stimulated by warmer air and soil temperatures,...

Torrential rains paralyse Mumbai

Mumbai, Sep 23 | Heavy overnight rains lashed Mumbai and districts in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region, seriously disrupting road and rail traffic,...

Quake hits Assam, no damage reported

Guwahati, Sep 22 | A moderate quake, measuring 4.2 on the Richter scale, shook western Assam's Barpeta district early on Tuesday, causing panic among...

Delhi Zoo celebrates World Rhino Day

New Delhi, Sep 22 | The National Zoological Park, New Delhi, celebrated World Rhino Day on Tuesday by creating awareness about the...

Jumbo buffet organised on Elephant Appreciation Day

Agra, Sep 22 | The annual Elephant Appreciation Day on Tuesday was observed with a grand buffet for the pachyderms at the...

Rescuers race to save 270 stranded whales in Australia

Canberra, Sep 22 | Rescuers are racing against time to save 270 stranded pilot whales off the west coast of Australia's Tasmania and about...

Disaster declaration issued in Texas ahead of storm

Houston, Sep 22 | Texas Governor Greg Abbott has issued a disaster declaration for the state's 29 counties in response to tropical storm Beta...

Cricketing legend Kevin Pietersen bats for rhino conservation

New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANSlife) Former England cricket captain and a part of the commentary panel for the ongoing IPL 2020, Kevin Pietersen, says...

Wildfire near LA grows to over 100,000 acres

Los Angeles, Sep 22 | The massive Bobcat Fire raging in the Angeles National Forest has so far scorched 105,345 acres of land with...

3 missing, 20 injured in Jakarta floods

Jakarta, Sep 22 | At least three people were reported missing and 20 others injured as flash floods and landslides lashed the Indonesian capital...

Heavy rains, flash floods wreak havoc across Karnataka

Bengaluru, Sep 22 | Heavy rains and flash floods wreaked havoc in Karnataka's coastal, southern and central districts for the third consecutive day on...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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Consumers enjoy online shopping via AR/VR, 3D content: Report

New Delhi, Sep 26 | As millions of people stay home in the pandemic, immersive technologies such as augmented and virtual reality and 3D...