Environment

UP power shortage adds to humidity woes

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 10:02

Lucknow, Aug 19 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh is facing an acute shortage of power as the demand for electricity has peaked due to humid conditions, an official said on Saturday.

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Rainy Saturday morning in Delhi

Sat, 08/19/2017 - 10:02

New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) It was a rainy Saturday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 29 degrees Celsius, two notches above the season's average.

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2 new species of earthworm discovered in Kerala

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 13:12

Kochi, Aug 18 (IANS) Scientists have discovered two new species of earthworm belonging to the primitive family Moniligastridae in the Western Ghats mountain ranges in Kerala.

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Rare butterfly spotted in Scotland after 133 years

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 13:00

Edinburgh, Aug 18 (IANS) A rare species of the endangered white-letter hairstreak butterfly has been spotted in Scotland for the first time since it was last seen in 1884, the media reported.

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Sunny morning in Delhi

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 10:04

New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) It was a sunny morning here on Friday with the minimum temperature recorded at 29 degrees Celsius, two notches above the season's average.

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500 trees to be trimmed in Meghalaya

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 16:02

Shillong, Aug 17 (IANS) As many as 500 vulnerable trees would soon be trimmed in Meghalaya to avoid accidents, Deputy Chief Minister Roytre Christopher Laloo said on Thursday.

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Camera trap records 30 large mammal species in Cambodia

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 14:06

Phnom Penh, Aug 17 (IANS) A camera trap has recorded the presence of 30 large mammal species in Cambodia's Preah Vihear province, the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) said in a statement on Thursday.

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Sunny Thursday morning in Delhi

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 09:48

New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) It was a sunny Thursday morning here with the minimum temperature recorded at 29.2 degrees Celsius, three notches above the season's average.

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Sunny morning in Delhi

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 10:30

New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) It was a sunny morning here on Wednesday with the minimum temperature recorded at 28 degrees Celsius, one notch above the season's average.

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