Environment

Warm Sunday morning in Delhi

Sun, 05/13/2018 - 10:24

New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) It was a warm Sunday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 30.6 degrees Celsius, five notches above the season's average, the Met Office said.

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Lightning kills one in J&K

Sat, 05/12/2018 - 17:26

Srinagar, May 12 (IANS) One person was killed and two others were injured on Saturday when lightning struck Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district.

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India's ecology supported by migratory birds: Minister

Sat, 05/12/2018 - 12:42

New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) Calling for bird conservation on "World Migratory Bird Day", Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan on Saturday said that India's rich ecology is supported by a wave of migratory species.

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Clear Saturday morning in Delhi

Sat, 05/12/2018 - 10:10

New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) It was a clear Saturday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 26.7 degrees Celsius, one notch above the season's average, the Met Office said.

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Say no to plastic, eat your cutlery instead!

Sat, 05/12/2018 - 09:22

Kolkata, May 12 (IANS) Edible cutlery could be the perfect replacement for harmful plastic disposables like spoons, even as the law and food standard authorities anywhere in the world are silent on the hygiene of utensils or cutlery used to serve delicacies.

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5.1 magnitude quake hits Japan

Sat, 05/12/2018 - 08:44

Tokyo, May 12 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 5.1-magnitude on the Richter scale hit Japan's Nagano on Saturday, the Met said. No major damage or injuries were reported.

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Heat wave conditions prevail in Haryana, Punjab

Sat, 05/12/2018 - 00:52

Chandigarh, May 12 (IANS) After the relief provided by rain and thunderstorms last week, most parts of Haryana and Punjab once again reeled under heat wave conditions on Friday, with temperatures soaring past the 40-degree Celsius mark.

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Delhi sizzles around 43 degrees, rain likely on Sunday

Fri, 05/11/2018 - 21:14

New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) Delhi on Friday recorded a maximum average temperature of 42.8 degrees Celsius, a rise of nearly five degrees over the previous day's temperature, even as the Met predicted rain on Sunday and Monday.

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Himachal may get more thundershowers next week

Fri, 05/11/2018 - 10:24

Shimla, May 11 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh may get more thundershowers next week as the weather bureau here on Friday predicted that western disturbances will be active once again in the region.

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Clear sky in Delhi on Friday

Fri, 05/11/2018 - 09:38

New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) It was a clear morning on Friday in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 24.2 degrees Celsius, one notch below the seasons average, the weather office said.

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Quake jolts Kashmir

Thu, 05/10/2018 - 21:24

Srinagar, May 10 (IANS) A day after a 6.1 quake shook Jammu and Kashmir, the state again experienced tremors from a 5.4 magnitude earthquake on Thursday, an official said. There was no report of any casualty or damage to property.

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Bonn climate talks see much progress: UN top official

Thu, 05/10/2018 - 19:32

Bonn, May 10 (IANS) A United Nations top official said a lot of progress has been made on technical issues at the climate change talks that concluded here on Thursday but a lot of work still has to be done ahead of the UN Climate Change Conference (COP24) in Poland in December.

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Only 11 Indus dolphins survive in India

Thu, 05/10/2018 - 16:40

New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Only five to 11 individual Indus Dolphins, one of the world's rarest mammals, survive in India, with their habitat confined to 130 km stretch of Beas river in Punjab, reveals the first-ever organised census.

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