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Odisha CM urges people on coasts to shift to cyclone shelters

Kolkata, May 25 | As cyclone "Yaas" is likely to have its most impact on Odisha making a landfall somewhere near Balasore on Bengal-Odisha...

Cycone Yaas 320 km away from Paradip

New Delhi, May 25 | Severe cyclonic storm 'Yaas' has moved north-northwestwards with a speed of about 10 kmph over the past six hours...

Cyclone ‘Yaas’ may impact three northeastern states

Guwahati/Agartala, May 24 | Cyclone 'Yaas' is likely to affect three northeastern states - Assam, Meghalaya and Sikkim - causing...

Odisha, WB on Yellow alert as ‘Yaas’ to turn into severe...

New Delhi, May 24 | A yellow alert has been declared both in Odisha and West Bengal after cyclonic storm 'Yaas' moved slowly north-northwestwards...

AMU organises online competition to promote water conservation

Aligarh, May 24 | Students Mohammad Umar Afzal, Anha Rahat Khan and Afifa Fatima won the online poster making competition in Abdullah School...

Philippines’ 2nd most active volcano spews steam-laden plumes

Manila, May 24 | The Philippines second most active volcano on Monday spewed steam-laden plumes reaching 1 kilometre high following days of volcanic earthquakes,...

Cyclone Yaas: Blue alert in Bihar

Patna, May 24 | The metrological department in Bihar has issued a blue alert in connection with the very severe cyclonic storm Yaas taking...

Amit Shah interacts with CMs of Odisha, WB, AP on preparedness...

New Delhi, May 24 | Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday took stock of preparedness with Chief Ministers of Odisha, Andhra Pradesh and...

Sri Lanka braces for cyclonic storm

Colombo, May 24 | Sri Lanka's Meteorology Department on Monday warned that heavy rains and strong winds were expected to hit the island nation...

Sunken tugboat Varaprada located, search on for victims (ld)

Mumbai, May 24 | The Indian Navy's specialised ship INS Makar has located the wreckage of the Tugboat Varaprada in the Arabian Sea...

15 deaths after volcano eruption in DR Congo

Kinshasa, May 24 | At least 15 people were killed after the eruption of Mount Nyiragongo volcano located on the outskirts of Goma city...

Bengal develops unified command to combat Yaas

Kolkata, May 24 | 'Very severe cyclonic storm' Yaas is presently located around 630 kilometres away from Digha coast and is likely to make...

Yaas intensifies into cyclonic storm, to move north-northwest

New Delhi, May 24 | The deep depression over east central Bay of Bengal remained practically stationary during past six hours and has intensified...

12th dead whale washes up in San Francisco Bay Area

San Francisco, May 24 | The US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and local authorities were working to tow away a dead gray...

200 elephants stray from Tanzania national park

Dar es Salaam, May 24 | Tanzanian authorities have issued a warning to villages adjacent to the Nyerere National Park saying that at least...

Residents return home as lava flow in DR Congo stops

Kinshasa, May 24 | Residents of Goma in Democratic Republic of the Congo have started returning to their homes as the lava flow from...

Croc attacks man in UP village

Lakhimpur Kheri (Uttar Pradesh), May 24 | A young man was attacked by a crocodile in the Lakhimpur Kheri district of Uttar Pradesh.Rahat Ali,...

Ahead of Yaas, West Bengal evacuates people from low-lying areas

Kolkata, May 23 | The district administrations of West Bengal's South 24 Parganas and East Midnapore have started evacuating people from low-lying areas...

Yaas likely to intensify into cyclonic storm by May 24

New Delhi, May 23 | The depression over Bay of Bengal is very likely to move north-northwestwards and intensify into...

Armed forces start preparations to mitigate Cyclone Yaas impact

New Delhi, May 23 | The armed forces have started preparations to mitigate the impact of Cyclone Yaas, which is expected to hit...

Karnataka minister adopts tiger in Mysuru zoo

Mysuru, May 23 | Karnataka's Mines and Geology Minister Murgesh Nirani adopted a tiger in the over century-old Mysuru zoo here in name of...

Bengal govt reviews preparedness for cyclone Yass, issues alert

Kolkata ( May 23 | The state government is all prepared to take on the cyclonic storm Yass that is likely to make a...

Lava reaches airport in DR Congo after volcanic eruption

Kinshasa, May 23 | After an erupted of the Mount Nyiragongo volcano in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the lava flow reached the...

Cyclone Yaas: Cabinet Secy stresses for timely measures for zero loss

New Delhi, May 22 | With cyclonic storm 'Yaas' expected to reach West Bengal and adjoining northern Odisha coasts by May 26 evening,...

7.4-magnitude quake hits China’s Qinghai

Beijing, May 22 | An earthquake measuring 7.4 on the Richter scale jolted China's Qinghai province on Saturday, authorities said, adding there were no...

NTPC Mouda’s river rejuvenation proj aids 150+ villages tide water crisis

New Delhi, May 22 | Country's largest power generator NTPC's project in Maharashtra's Mouda has helped over 150 villages in and around its operational...

6.2-magnitude quake jolts Indonesia

Jakarta, May 22 | An earthquake measuring 6.2 on the Richter scale jolted Indonesia's East Java province, authorities said, adding that there were minor...

Smithsonian’s National Zoo in Washington reopens

Washington, May 22 | The Smithsonian's National Zoo in Washington D.C. has reopened at 20 per cent of its full capacity.The zoo closed in...

3 killed, 27 injured in quakes in China’s Yunnan

Beijing, May 22 | At least three persons were killed and 27 others injured after a series of earthquakes jolted southwest China's Yunnan Province,...

Centre asks states to make Covid arrangements in view of cyclone...

Kolkata, May 21 | The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) has written a letter to the Chief Secretaries of the all...

Telangana CM mourns death of Sunderlal Bahuguna

Hyderabad, May 21 | Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Friday mourned the death of well-known environmentalist and founder of the famous Chipko...

Police officer appointed brand ambassador of Lucknow zoo

Lucknow, May 21 | Chiranjeev Nath Sinha, Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police (ADCP) Lucknow central zone, has been appointed brand ambassador of Lucknow zoo.Sinha...

Australian youth stage climate strike

Canberra, May 21 | Youngsters across Australia staged strikes on Friday in a push for the country to take more action against climate change...

Chipko movement leader Sundarlal Bahuguna passes on (Obituary)

New Delhi/ May 21 | Noted environmentalist Sunderlal Bahuguna, synonymous with the Chipko movement, on Friday passed away due to Covid-19 at the age...

Mamata asks officials to remain on guard against Cyclone Yaas

Kolkata, May 20 | West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday asked the senior government officials and the district administrations to make...

Over 130-year-old road bridge in Patna collapses amid rain

Patna, May 20 | A 136-year-old road bridge in Patna collapsed on Thursday, following a heavy spell of rain.The bridge, located in Fatuha...

Tigress found dead in Pilibhit Reserve

Pilibhit, May 20 | The carcass of an adult tigress was found near a road that passes through the Mala range of the Pilibhit...

Tauktae effect: Heavy rainfall likely in UP, U’Khand other states

New Delhi, May 20 | Heavy to very heavy Rainfall is very likely to take place on Thursday at isolated places in West Uttar...

Several deaths reported in US due to massive storm

Washington, May 20 | Several deaths were reported in the southern US as a massive storm swept across the region.In the state of Louisiana,...

Road caves in, house collapses due to rain in Delhi

New Delhi, May 20 | Due to incessant rain in Delhi, a portion of the road caved in and a house collapsed near a...

Tauktae weakens, likely to move to UP in next 24 hours

New Delhi, May 20 | Remnant of the extremely severe cyclonic storm "Tauktae" has weakened further into a well-marked low-pressure over east Rajasthan and...

Cyclone Tauktae: Arabian Sea barge tragedy toll rises to 37

Mumbai, May 20 | The death toll in the barge tragedy near Bombay High Fields increased to 37 with 11 more bodies...

Light rain continues in Delhi, lower cases of water-logging

New Delhi, May 19 | Light rain continued in the national capital since early on Wednesday, bringing down the soaring temperature to 21.1 degrees...

NASA launches mission to study climate, ocean currents

Washington, May 19 | After being delayed over a year due to the pandemic, NASA has launched a mission with scientific instruments aboard...

22 die in Tauktae Cyclone fury in Arabian Sea

Mumbai, May 19 | In a gruesome tragedy, at least 22 persons on board the drifting Barge Papaa-305 met...

‘Killer’ jumbo to be shifted to Dudhwa

Varanasi, May 19 | Mithu, an elephant, will soon join the elephant patrol team at Dudhwa national park.The elephant has been confined to Kashi...

Isotopes in horn to prevent poaching of African Rhinos

Chennai, May 19 | A global collaborative and innovative project using nuclear science to prevent/reduce rhinoceros poaching has been launched recently in which Russia's...

Unseasonal rain in Delhi-NCR as weak Tauktae approaches

New Delhi, May 19 | Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR) witnessed overcast sky and continuing drizzle on Wednesday with the weather department...

Delhi, adjoining cities receive light spells of rain

New Delhi, May 19 | Delhi and adjoining cities witnessed light rain on Wednesday, lowering down soaring temperature, as the intensity of cyclone Tauktae...

Tauktae is to weaken further in next 12 hours

New Delhi, May 19 | Cyclone "Tauktae" is very likely to move north-eastwards and weaken gradually into a well-marked low-pressure area during next 12...

Business

No increase in fuel prices for 2nd consecutive day on Tuesday

New Delhi, Oct 19 | Petrol and diesel prices remained unchanged for the second consecutive on Tuesday providing relief to consumers who have been...