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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...

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...

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...

Firefighter dies while battling California wildfire

San Francisco, Sep 19 | A firefighter died while battling a massive wildfire that was sparked by a gender reveal party two weeks ago...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Closure of zoo due to Corona brings relief for animals

By Mohammad Suaib KhanNew Delhi, Sep 15 | Amid restrictions for visitors to the Zoo in Delhi due to coronavirus pandemic spread, the animals...

Demoiselle cranes: It takes an Indian village to protect ‘young ladies’

By Mrityunjoy Kumar JhaJodhpur, Sep 14 | Come September and the residents of Keechan, a tiny village near Phalodi town of...

Tropical storm Sally expected to hit Louisiana

Washington, Sep 14 | Tropical storm Sally is expected to hit Louisiana on Tuesday as a Category 2 hurricane, prompting authorities to issue a...

10 people killed in US Oregon wildfires

San Francisco, Sep 14 | Authorities confirmed that 10 people were killed, at least a dozen unaccounted for and hundreds reeling from lost homes...

Around 19 killed, 3.2 mln acres burned in California wildfires

San Francisco, Sep 14 | There have been at least 19 people killed in the past month, 3.2 million acres (about 12,950 square km)...

Over 3-month-long Assam oil well fire, gas leakage largely tamed: Officials

By Sujit ChakrabortyGuwahati, Sep 13 | The raging oil well fire in Assam which continued for more than three months has been largely controlled...

9 killed, 22 missing in Nepal landslides

Kathmandu, Sep 13 | At least nine people were killed and 22 reported missing in two separate landslides in Nepal's Sindhupalchowk district on Sunday,...

Property damage due to rains in S.Korea estimated at $842mn

Seoul, Sep 13 | Torrential rains that lashed South Korea from late July to early August have caused property damage estimated at over 1...

Covid-19 fears casts shadow on Jamboo Savari

Bengaluru, Sep 13 | Even as Karnataka grapples with rising Covid-19 cases, the state government has decided to organise Dassara as a low-key affair....

Student adopts tiger at Hyderabad Zoo on birthday

Hyderabad, Sep 12 | A 12-year-old student has adopted a tiger at Nehru Zoological Park (NZP) here for three months by spending his birthday...

Delhi: ‘Light rainfall’ from Monday to bring respite from heat

New Delhi, Sep 12 | After a brief interlude, the national capital is again going to witness cloudy sky on the weekend and light...

6.1-magnitude quake jolts Japan

Tokyo, Sep 12 | An earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale struck Japan's Miyagi prefecture on Saturday, officials said, adding that no tsunami...

Death toll in massive California wildfire reaches 10

San Francisco, Sep 11 | The death toll due to the North Complex Fire in California's Butte County has increased to 10 after seven...

Huge wildfire on Turkey-Syria border brought under control

Ankara, Sep 11 | A massive wildfire affecting more than 150 hectares of land in Turkey's Samandag and Antakya districts near the country's border...

Koala protection bill splits Australian state govt

Sydney, Sep 11 | Leaders in the Australian state of New South Wales (NSW) were in crisis mode on Friday, after a proposed legislation...

Mild tremors felt in J&K

Srinagar, Sep 11 | An earthquake measuring 4.3 on the Richter scale occurred on Friday in Jammu and Kashmir with its epicentre at the...

India’s biggest piggery development project launched in Meghalaya

Shillong, Sep 10 | India's largest piggery development project worth Rs 209 crore was launched on Thursday in Meghalaya to enhance the income of...

Power generators allowed to recover FGD cost over plants’ life

New Delhi, Sep 10 | Old thermal power plants who have to conform to new emission standards by retrofitting their plants with Flue Gas...

Tropical storm over Atlantic expected to become hurricane

Miami, Sep 10 | Tropical storm Rene is expected to become a hurricane later this week and then weaken over the open waters of...

Use recovery from Covid-19 to tackle climate change: Guterres

United Nations, Sep 10 | UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has urged countries to use recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic to tackle climate change."We have...

EESL deploys 1,514 EVs under National E-Mobility Programme

New Delhi, Sep 10 | Power PSUs' joint venture EESL on Wednesday said that it has, till date, deployed 1,514 electric vehicles on roads...

Electric ride-hailing commercially viable in India: Report

New Delhi, Sep 9 | Integration of electric vehicles in ride-hailing fleets is both technically and commercially viable in India today, a new...

UN chief calls for efforts to address air pollution

United Nations, Sep 9 | UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday called for global efforts to address air pollution. Around the world,...

Govt can’t violate its 2018 circular in Chardham project: SC

New Delhi, Sep 8 | The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Centre to comply with the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways' 2018...

India now ranks 4th in renewable energy: Modi

New Delhi, Sep 8 | Pointing out that India ranks fourth globally in terms of renewable energy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that...

How plant protein foods can reduce CO2 emission

New York, Sep 8 | Places where people grow and eat plant protein foods like lentils, beans and nuts, can free up space...

Three major wildfires largely contained in California

Los Angeles, Sep 8 | Firefighters have made progress to largely contain three devastating wildfires in California that have been raging since last month,...

Southwest monsoon withdrawal ‘slower’

New Delhi, Sep 8 | The Southwest monsoon in India is forecast to begin its withdrawal through South Asia at a slower than average...

Python that swallowed deer, dead after being dragged

Amroha (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 8 | A 10-foot-long python in Uttar Pradesh that swallowed a deer, died soon after it was dragged out from...

Business

Amazon India helps artisans, weavers double their sales in 10 weeks

Bengaluru, Sep 21 | Customers from more than 12,000 pincodes in India purchased a product from the 'Stand for Handmade' store front, helping artisans,...