Environment

Saudi Arabia bans cow imports from Spain

Sat, 12/16/2017 - 21:00

Riyadh, Dec 16 (IANS/WAM) The Saudi Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture has imposed a temporary ban on importing cows from Spain following the detection of mad cow disease in some farms in the country.

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Pradhan inaugurates first 2 CNG stations in Odisha

Sat, 12/16/2017 - 20:56

Bhubaneswar, Dec 16 (IANS) Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday inaugurated Odisha's first two Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) stations at Chandrasekharpur and Patia area of Bhubaneswar.

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Mercury to remain low for three days in NCR, air improves

Sat, 12/16/2017 - 19:38

New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) With dry and cold northwesterly winds blowing, the mercury may fall by a degree for the next three days, with the minimum temperature around Delhi likely to hover around 7 degrees, the weatherman said on Saturday.

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Himachal reels under severe cold conditions

Sat, 12/16/2017 - 18:00

Shimla, Dec 16 (IANS) Large parts of Himachal Pradesh reeled under severe cold conditions on Saturday, with the minimum temperature at several places plunging below freezing point, weather officials said.

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Icy winds blow in Lucknow, mercury dips

Sat, 12/16/2017 - 11:46

Lucknow, Dec 16 (IANS) Icy winds were blowing across the Uttar Pradesh capital and neighbouring areas on Saturday, bringing down the mercury.

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J&K shivers as Kargil freezes at minus 11.2

Sat, 12/16/2017 - 11:04

Srinagar, Dec 16 (IANS) As the minimum temperatures throughout the Kashmir Valley remained below freezing point on Saturday, Kargil at minus 11.2 witnessed the coldest night of this season so far.

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Cold morning in Delhi

Sat, 12/16/2017 - 09:56

New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) It was a cold morning here on Saturday with the minimum temperature recorded at 7.6 degrees Celsius, a notch below the season's average.

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Worse air pollution this year but Diwali less polluting: CPCB

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 22:42

New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) The air pollution situation in the NCR was worse this year against the situation in the peak season last year though Diwali was less polluting, the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) said here on Friday.

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Cold wave, fog affect life in Punjab, Haryana; 1 dead

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 20:58

Chandigarh, Dec 15 (IANS) Cold wave conditions and fog continued to affect normal life in several places across Punjab and Haryana on Friday with the maximum temperature in the day dropping by six to nine degrees Celsius compared to normal. One death was reported due to the cold.

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Jackal rescued from house in Agra

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 20:00

Agra, Dec 15 (IANS) An adult male Golden Jackal was rescued from a house in Barauli Ahir village, Agra. The panic-stricken animal was rescued on Friday by an expert team of Wildlife SOS.

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Cold wave freezes J&K; Gulmarg, Kargil coldest

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 10:04

Srinagar, Dec 15 (IANS) Minimum temperatures throughout the Kashmir Valley and Ladakh region remained below freezing point on Friday as Gulmarg and Kargil witnessed lowest minimum temperatures.

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Temperature to dip on Friday, air quality remains toxic

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 21:42

New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) After experiencing a cold northern wind all through the day on Thursday, the national capital is likely to see a further drop in both minimum and maximum temperatures on Friday, the weatherman said.

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