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Fuel pellets to help raise UP farmers’ income

Lucknow, Jan 24 | The Yogi Adityanath government will now be paying money for the agricultural wastes of the farmers. This is a part...

Two earthquakes jolt Chile

Santiago, Jan 24 | Two earthquakes measuring 7.0 and 5.9 on the Richter scale jolted Chile's Magallanes and Antarctica region, with no reported casualties...

Weather improves in J&K, Ladakh, to stay dry till Jan 31

Srinagar, Jan 24 | After a day-long spell of rain and snow that caused disruption of both air and surface transport, weather in Jammu...

Tropical storm Eloise makes landfall in Mozambique

Maputo, Jan 24 | Tropical storm Eloise has made landfall in central Mozambique with strong winds and intense rains, leaving a trail of destruction...

Beijing’s PM2.5 density drops 53% over past half decade

Beijing, Jan 24 | Beijing reported a 53 per cent decrease in PM2.5 density in the past five years, achieving the goal set for...

Jammu-Srinagar highway closed again due to snowfall

Srinagar, Jan 23 | After opening for a few hours on Saturday, the Jammu-Srinagar national highway has been closed again due to heavy snowfall,...

Flights to and from Srinagar airport cancelled due to snowfall

Srinagar, Jan 23 | Due to continuous snowfall since Saturday morning, all flights to and from the Srinagar international airport have been cancelled.As predicted...

UN helps Africa prepare for cyclone Eloise

United Nations, Jan 23 | The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said that it was supporting governments in southern Africa...

Snow in valley, rain in Jammu

Srinagar, Jan 23 | Mimimum temperatures improved across Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh on Saturday as snow occurred in the valley and rain lashed...

Write to CEC, tell them Goa projects are important: CM appeals...

Panaji, Jan 22 | Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Friday urged the people of Goa to write to the Supreme Court's Central Empowered...

River Ganga could send 3 bn microplastics a day into Bay...

Kolkata, Jan 22 | With the combined flows of the Brahmaputra and Meghna rivers, the Ganga river could be responsible for up to...

SC won’t recall order refusing Vedanta plea to reopen Sterlite plant...

New Delhi, Jan 22 | The Supreme Court on Friday declined to entertain a plea by Vedanta seeking recall of its December 2 order,...

Plant closure: SC declines Vedanta’s plea for early hearing of appeal

New Delhi, Jan 22 | The Supreme Court on Friday declined to entertain a plea by Vedanta seeking early hearing on its appeal filed...

US back in Paris pact raises hope, optimism to heal planet

BY VISHAL GULATINew Delhi, Jan 22 | With Joe Biden unveiling sweeping actions to combat climate change just hours after becoming the new US...

Musk to donate $100 mn for best carbon capture technology

New Delhi, Jan 22 | Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has announced to donate $100 million towards a prize for the best carbon...

Counter negative propaganda against govt projects: Goa CM

P0anaji, Jan 21 | Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Thursday urged engineering students to counter the negative commentary against the government's development...

Study finds massive doubts over Aus forests’ ability to recover from...

Canberra, Jan 21 | A new study published on Thursday revealed "massive concerns" about the long-term recovery of Australian forests from the devastating 2019-20...

Minus 27.1 in Drass, Srinagar freezes at minus 7

Srinagar, Jan 21 | Minimum temperatures plummetted further across the Kashmir Valley and Ladakh on Thursday as the weather office forecast another spell of...

Leopard attacks UP forester in Pilibhit

Pilibhit (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 21 | A leopard attacked an Uttar Pradesh forest officer in a village in Pilibhit out of her motherly instinct.This...

Cabinet nod for India-Uzbekistan pact on solar energy

New Delhi, Jan 20 | The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, was on Wednesday apprised of the signing of Memorandum of...

Next wet spell likely in J&K, Ladakh from Friday

Srinagar, Jan 20 | Minimum temperatures remained several notches below the freezing point in the Kashmir Valley and Ladakh on Wednesday as the weather...

Successful protests against IIT-Goa, could be template for anti-coal agitation?

Panaji, Jan 19 | Nothing succeeds like success.The Goa government's decision to relent and finally announce the relocation the IIT-Goa campus from Melaulim village...

CPCB to SC: Delhi is habitual offender in Yamuna pollution

New Delhi, Jan 19 | The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that the Delhi government is a habitual...

Air sensing technology reveals adverse impact of Delhi smog

New Delhi, Jan 19 | Delhi-based Karuna Chauhan tracked the air pollution exposure throughout the daily routine in phases and found that the pollution...

Bone chilling cold wave in Kashmir, Ladakh

Srinagar, Jan 18 | Bone chilling cold wave continued on Monday in Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh with the weather office forecasting another spell...

Eight cows mowed down by train, six injured

Etawah (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 18 | Eight cows were killed and six were injured after speeding Rajdhani Express mowed them down near Tamera Ki...

Cold spell in North India to ease up in next few...

New Delhi, Jan 17 | Chilly weather has the entire northern India in its grip with parts of Rajasthan witnessing temperatures as low as...

IIT-BHU signs pact for coal research

Varanasi (UP), Jan 17 | The Indian Institute of Technology, BHU, with the support of the Northern Coalfields Limited under an MoU with them,...

Delhi govt aims to reduce 5MT carbon emissions

New Delhi, Jan 17 | Efforts are being made to reduce the increasing pollution levels in the national capital by improving the transport system...

Forest fires in Chile consume over 3,200 hectares

Santiago, Jan 17 | The National Emergency Office of the Chilean Ministry of the Interior and Public Security (ONEMI) reported that 3,230 hectares of...

Leopard electrocuted in UP

Aligarh, Jan 17 | A leopard was allegedly electrocuted in Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh district when the animal came in contact with the wiring...

Fogged out: Low visibility at IGIA leads to over 40 flight...

New Delhi, Jan 16 | Dense fog-induced low visibility conditions led to delay of over 40 flights from the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA)...

Tamil Nadu CM, Dy CM flag off Alanganallur Jallikattu

Chennai, Jan 16 | Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K.Palaniswami and Deputy Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam on Saturday flagged off the famed Jallikattu - bull...

World’s oceans continue to warm, despite reduced carbon emissions

Beijing, Jan 16 | Despite reductions in global carbon emissions due to the Covid-19 lockdown, the world's oceans in 2020 were the warmest in...

Dense fog, zero visibility in Delhi, Lucknow, Amritsar

New Delhi, Jan 16 | Delhi, Lucknow and Amritsar witnessed dense fog on Saturday morning with zero visibility due to variable and calm...

Foggy morning affects life in J&K amid intense cold wave

Srinagar, Jan 16 | Dense fog and mist added to extreme cold in J&K on Saturday as the weather office forecast no major change...

Wild buffalo shot dead after it killed two people in Assam

Guwahati, Jan 15 | A wild buffalo was shot dead by security personnel after it killed two people and injured two others in Biswanath...

London zookeepers turn to storytelling

London, Jan 15 | Keepers at the London Zoo and the Whipsnade Zoo have launched a series of virtual bedtime stories to help keep...

S Delhi may face 15-hr disruption in water supply on Friday

New Delhi, Jan 14 | People living in several parts of South Delhi will not get water supply from Delhi Jal Board (DJB) on...

Wild buffalo kills man in Assam, angry mob sets forest office...

Guwahati, Jan 14 | An irate mob on Thursday set a forest department office on fire after a wild buffalo killed a young man...

Ganga conservation to be part of UP syllabus

Lucknow, Jan 14 | Students of the Uttar Pradesh Secondary Education Board (UPSEB) will now study the Ganga conservation subject at the high school...

After 25 years, Srinagar records minus 8.4 degrees at night

Srinagar, Jan 14 | Srinagar city recorded its coldest night on Thursday as the minimum temperature plummeted to minus 8.4 degrees Celsius, a record...

SC takes up Yamuna pollution, says clean water basic right (Lead)

New Delhi, Jan 13 | The Supreme Court on Wednesday said pollution-free water forms a basic right under the constitutional framework as it took...

Bird flu: Unnatural bird deaths reported from J&K, Jharkhand

New Delhi, Jan 13 | Cases of avian influenza or bird flu have been confirmed in 10 states only, as on Wednesday, while further...

MDMK, MMK oppose Adani group’s TN port expansion plan

Chennai, Jan 13 | Two Tamil Nadu political parties on Wednesday opposed Adani group's Rs 53,031 crore Kattupalli port expansion project and demanded that...

At minus 7.8, Srinagar records coldest night after 8 years

Srinagar, Jan 13 | At minus 7.8 degrees Celsius on Wednesday, Srinagar recorded the coldest night of the season so far as the 40-day...

Don’t feed migratory birds: Announcements in Varanasi

Varanasi, Jan 12 | The district administration in Varanasi has banned feeding of migratory birds in the Ganga river and along the Ghats.Public announcements...

Gorillas in San Diego zoo test Covid-19 positive

San Diego, Jan 12 | Several gorillas at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park in California, have tested positive for Covid-19, in the first...

EU announces plan to preserve biodiversity

Brussels, Jan 12 | The European Union (EU) will invest several million euros on research in the next four years, especially on biodiversity, animal...

7 crows found dead in Karnataka, triggers bird flu panic

Mangaluru, Jan 12 | Amid fears of bird flu spread in neighbouring Kerala, seven crows were found dead at different places in Mangaluru on...

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CAIT seeks action against Amazon, Zomato for ‘daylight robbery’

New Delhi, Jan 24 | The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) in a communication sent to Union Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal demanded immediate...