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Another rainstorm expected to hit Canada’s British Columbia

Ottawa, Nov 22 | A second "atmospheric river" rainstorm is expected to hit Canada's still-flooded province of British Columbia, according to Environment Canada.The rainstorm...

Maha woman forest guard killed in tigress attack (Ld)

Chandrapur (Maharashtra), Nov 20 | In a tragic incident, a woman Forest Guard was pounced upon and killed by...

Cloudy sky in Delhi-NCR, drizzle likely to follow

New Delhi, Nov 20 | People in Delhi-NCR woke up to a cloudy sky on Saturday and are likely to witness drizzle later in...

UN Chief urges countries to keep promise to deliver health, sanitation...

United Nations (New York), Nov 20 | In a message for World Toilet Day, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres called on countries to ensure...

Delhi-NCR air quality to improve in next 2 days

New Delhi, Nov 19 | Delhi-NCR's air quality is likely to improve on Saturday and Sunday owing to relatively strong winds and will settle...

TN raises 2 shutters of Mullaperiyar dam

Chennai, Nov 18 | Tamil Nadu government has opened two spillway shutters of the Mullaperiyar dam following heavy rains at the catchment areas of...

Reducing marine debris by 2030: UN panel

New Delhi, Nov 18 | Reducing marine debris by 50-90 per cent and a globe circling, high-tech system of monitors are two essential aims...

Climate change will impact water cycle, food security: Shekhawat

New Delhi, Nov 16 | Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat on Tuesday said climate change will impact the water cycle and therefore...

Canadian city forced to evacuate due to floods

Ottawa, Nov 16 | The entire City of Merritt in Canada's British Columbia province was forced to evacuate due to floods caused by torrential...

Srinagar shivers at minus 1.2, Drass in deep freeze at minus...

Srinagar, Nov 16 | As mercury continued its free fall, Srinagar on Tuesday recorded minus 1.2, the coldest so far this season, while the...

Encouraged by clarity of understanding of climate emergency: WCS

New York, Nov 16 | When the gavel came down on the 26th Conference of Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change...

Lame excuses will force us to audit spending on popularity slogans:...

New Delhi, Nov 15 | The Supreme Court on Monday slammed the Delhi government for making "lame excuses" in connection with air pollution in...

Ready to take steps like complete lockdown to control local emissions:...

New Delhi, Nov 15 | The Delhi government has told the Supreme Court that it is ready to take steps like complete lockdown to...

Delhi’s air quality improves at 318 AQI, likely to remain same...

New Delhi, Nov 15 | Delhi's air quality on Monday marginally improved to 'very poor' with an overall AQI of 318 and is likely...

Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai among world’s top 10 polluted cities

New Delhi, Nov 13 | Of the world's top 10 cities with the worst air quality, three -- Delhi, Kolkata and Mumbai, are in...

Delhi to experience moderate fog next week: IMD

New Delhi, Nov 13 | Delhi will experience moderate fog with a minimum temperature of 9 degrees Celsius from November 17 onwards, according to...

Nations, regions forge initiative to phase out fossil fuel extraction

BY VISHAL GULATIGlasgow, Nov 12 | At the ongoing UN climate talks (COP26) in Glasgow, Costa Rica and Denmark have officially launched the world's...

8 peacocks found dead in Agra

Agra (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 12 | Eight peacocks have been found dead near a field in the Lalau village in Agra district. Preliminary investigations...

Over 12 cr people due for 2nd dose of Covid vaccine...

New Delhi, Nov 11 | More than 12 crore people are due for their second Covid-19 vaccine shot in India, Union Health...

Delhi’s minimum temperature to dip to 11 degrees this week: IMD

New Delhi, Nov 11 | The minimum temperature in the national capital this week will drop to 11 degrees Celsius, the India Meteorological Department...

Heavy rain continue to lash Chennai

Chennai, Nov 11 | Heavy rain continued to lash Chennai on Thursday morning since the previous night due to the depression over southwest Bay...

Incessant rain fill up hundreds of lakes at K’taka’s Bandipur Tiger...

Chamarajanagar, (Karnataka) Nov 11 | Due to the incessant rain since the past one week, a total of 363 lakes in 13 divisions of...

Despite strain, US, China pledge to enhance climate action at COP26

By Vishal GulatiGlasgow, Nov 11 | Despite strained relations, the US and China -- world's top two polluters -- just ahead of the culmination...

India pledges to accelerate transition to zero emission vehicles

By Vishal GulatiGlasgow, Nov 11 | At the 2021 UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) on Wednesday, India, the fourth-largest auto market in the world,...

Famous pink guava loses colour due to weather change

Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 10 | The famous pink guavas of Prayagraj and Kaushambhi are now scarce to find. The unpredictable weather and heavy...

4 lions in Singapore’s night safari test positive for Covid-19

Singapore, Nov 10 | Four Asiatic lions at Singapore's Night Safari have tested positive for Covid-19, the Straits Times reported on Tuesday evening, quoting...

Partly cloudy sky, AQI ‘very poor’ for Delhi-NCR

New Delhi, Nov 10 | Delhi-NCR woke up to a partly cloudy sky on Wednesday morning with minimum temperature settling at 13 degrees Celsius...

Wildlife parks in UP to open from Nov 15

Lucknow, Nov 10 | The tiger reserves in Uttar Pradesh -- Dudhwa Tiger reserve (DTR), Pilibhit Tiger Reserve (PTR) and Katarniaghat wildlife sanctuary --...

Heavy rain lash Sri Lanka, 6 dead

Colombo, Nov 9 | Six people were killed as heavy rain and strong winds have lashed Sri Lanka since the weekend, triggering floods in...

Srinagar records season’s coldest night, Dras freezes at minus 12.1

Srinagar, Nov 9 | At 1.6 degrees Celsius as the minimum temperature on Tuesday, Srinagar city recorded the coldest night of the season so...

Climate talks slow down after action-packed start of world leaders

By Vishal GulatiGlasgow, Nov 9 | The week-long ministerial segment began on Monday at COP26 in Glasgow. The day began with a stock-taking exercise...

Keep up momentum against climate change: Johnson

BY VISHAL GULATIGlasgow, Nov 8 | With the second and last week at Glasgow pivotal for world leaders who are hard at work on...

‘Baahubali’, ‘Shahrukh’ hog limelight at Hyderabad’s buffalo carnival

Hyderabad, Nov 6 | 'Baahubali', 'Shahrukh' and 'Love Rana' are some of the super bulls attracting all the attention at the annual Sadar...

Chennai police register 758 cases for violating SC order on firecrackers

Chennai, Nov 5 | The Chennai police have registered 758 cases for violating the Supreme Court order while bursting crackers during Diwali celebrations.The police...

Delhi air quality turns hazardous after Diwali

New Delhi, Nov 5 | The air quality index (AQI) crossed the 600-mark at several places across the national capital with a few places...

Ornithologist Salim Ali’s forgotten radio-casts now come ‘alive’ in book

By Quaid NajmiMumbai, Nov 5 | In a unique initiative, the forgotten radio broadcasts of legendary ornithologist, the late Dr. Salim Ali have been...

Bad air quality can affect survivors of severe Covid: Experts

By Rachel V. ThomasNew Delhi, Nov 1 | As air quality in the national capital turned "very poor" ahead of Diwali, it can be...

Over 4L migratory birds arrive to keep tryst with Kashmir

Srinagar, Nov 1 | Keeping their tryst with Kashmir, more than four lakh migratory birds of different species have already arrived in the wetlands...

UK to commit additional 1 bn pounds for climate finance

Glasgow, Nov 1 | The world must move from aspiration to action to limit rising global temperatures, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will tell...

G20 reaffirms, now Glasgow to launch substantial green recovery

Glasgow, Nov 1 | G20 leaders have committed to revisit and further enhance their 2030 emission reduction targets. This must now paint the way...

Weathermen forecast rain in TN on Monday

Chennai, Nov 1 | Tamil Nadu is likely to receive heavy rain on Monday following a low pressure over the Bay of Bengal near...

Clear sky in Delhi-NCR, AQI very poor

New Delhi, Oct 30 | Delhi-NCR will have a mainly clear sky on Saturday with the maximum temperature being pegged at 30 degrees Celsius...

No total ban on firecrackers, only those having banned substances: SC

New Delhi, Oct 29 | Ahead of Diwali, the Supreme Court on Friday ordered all state governments and Union Territories to ensure its directions...

Mullaperiyar dam safe, says TN Water Resources Minister

Chennai, Oct 29 | Tamil Nadu Water Resources Minister Durai Murugan on Friday said that the Mullaperiyar dam was safe and that the state...

China’s climate plan no big surprise, rather ‘disappointing’

BY VISHAL GULATINew Delhi, Oct 29 | Just hours ahead of the world's climate leaders gathering in Glasgow for the Conference of the Parties...

Hailstorm, strong wind dampen spirit at Okhla Bird Sanctuary

By Radhika TiwariNew Delhi, Oct 28 | Sunday's hailstorm and strong winds continue to dampen the spirit of many bird watchers in Delhi-NCR who...

5 Ostriches, 1 lioness die in Vandalur Zoo Chennai

Chennai, Oct 28 | Five ostriches and one lioness in the Arignar Anna Zoological Park, popularly known as Vandalur Zoo died in recent times.In...

Climate change may reduce farm incomes in India by 15%: Study

New Delhi, Oct 28 | Climate impacts would tear through G20 countries without urgent action to reduce emissions, and in India, it could mean...

‘Developed countries fail to meet climate goals, while India exceeds targets’

By Arul LouisUnited Nations, Oct 27 | While the developed countries are failing to meet their targets for fighting climate change, India has exceeded...

525 KW solar power plant set up in Golden Temple

Amritsar, Oct 26 | With the financial assistance of the US-based United Sikh Mission, a 525 KW capacity solar power plant was commissioned in...

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India, IRENA strengthen collaboration in renewable energy

New Delhi, Jan 17 | India has signed a strategic partnership agreement with International Renewable Energy Agency(IRENA) to further strengthen its collaboration with the...