Imphal June 23 (IANS) The Manipur Cabinet will soon ban all licensed single and double barrelled shotguns to check poaching, state Forest Minister T. Shyamkumar said on Friday.
Kolkata, June 23 (IANS) Heavy rains lashed Kolkata and many parts of West Bengal on Friday afternoon.
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) There appears to be no let- up in smuggling of live and dead wildlife. In fact, it has seen a sharp increase as indicated by the value of seized "wildlife products" being smuggled to China from India through Nepal and Bhutan.
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) With India too facing the effects of global warming with abnormally high temperatures, simple and low-cost 'cool roof' measures may bring relief to the people, say experts.
New York, June 23 (IANS) When it is uncomfortably hot, people tend to become moody and also less helpful or 'pro-social,' new research has found.
Guwahati, June 23 (IANS) A one-horned rhino was killed by poachers in Assam's Orang National Park, a forest official said on Friday.
Jalna (Maharashtra), June 23 (IANS) When massive crop failure and farmers' suicide afflicted the Marathwada region in Maharashtra during the 2012-16 drought, farmers in three villages of Jalna district were not much concerned about the lack of rainfall.
Canberra, June 23 (IANS) The iconic Australian river red gum tree is under threat from rising carbon dioxide (CO2) levels in the atmosphere, researchers from the Australian National University (ANU) said on Friday.
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) It was a sunny morning in the national capital on Friday with the minimum temperature recorded at 26.6 degrees Celsius, two notches below the season's average.
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) A day after the Wildlife Crime Control Bureau seized a large quantity of wildlife articles in Noida, Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan said on Thursday that wildlife traffickers won't be spared.
Scientists who studied India's 2015 heatwave that claimed 2,500 lives (over 1,700 in Andhra Pradesh alone) concluded that the region was likely to see intense heatwaves once in every 10 years, instead of once in every 100 years.
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) As the national capital awaits the Monsoon, the weather here on Thursday morning was warm and cloudy. The Met office forecast rains for several parts of the city in the day ahead.
Bhubaneswar, June 21 (IANS) A joint team of the ONGC and Unesco has carried out a preliminary survey for the conservation of Chilika Lake to help the country's largest coastal lagoon secure the world heritage site tag, said an official on Wednesday.
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) A tigress who sustained neck wounds while attempting to free herself from a trap set up by poachers in Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve in Madhya Pradesh is being tracked by forest officials for the past three days to treat her injuries.
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Heavy rains overnight and on Wednesday morning brought the mercury down across the national capital, with the minimum temperature settling at 23.7 degrees Celsius, five notches below the season's average.