New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) Its not been a great year for wildlife. More tigers and leopards were poached in 2016 than in any year of the previous decade, pangolins were killed in the hundreds while thousands of marine animals perished -- this, due to the debiliating effect of climate change. Yet, the good news is that the number of tigers still rose.
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) It was a foggy Wednesday morning here with the minimum temperature settling at 7.5 degrees Celsius, one notch above the season's average, the weather office said.
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) The central government has informed the Odisha government about confirmation of H5 N1 strain of Avian Influenza virus in village Keranga of the state's Khordha district, an official statement said on Tuesday.
Gurugram, Dec 27 (IANS) Three cows were run over by a passenger train in Gurugram on Tuesday, an official said.
Washington, Dec 27 (IANS) With the cheetah being driven out of 91 per cent of its historic range in Asia and Africa, the world's fastest land animal could soon be lost forever unless urgent, landscape-wide conservation action is taken, warns a study.
Shimla, Dec 27 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh's Mandi on Tuesday registered a mild intensity earthquake, an official said, adding there was no loss of life.
Beijing, Dec 27 (IANS) China's National Marine Environmental Forecasting Centre has issued a yellow alert for ocean waves brought by typhoon Nock-Ten and a cold front.
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) It was a foggy Tuesday morning here with the minimum temperature settling at 9.3 degrees Celsius, two notches above the season's average, the weather office said.
Washington, Dec 27 (IANS) The world's fastest land animal, the cheetah, is sprinting towards the edge of extinction, a new study warned, calling for urgent conservation actions to save these big cats.
Dehradun, Dec 26 (IANS) An earthquake of magnitude 3.5 struck Uttarakhand on Monday with tremors felt in state capital Dehradun and its neighbouring Uttarkashi district, officials said. No major loss of life or property has been reported so far.
Shimla, Dec 26 (IANS) A day after snowfall, Himachal Pradesh saw a bright sunny day on Monday, turning the towns of Shimla and Dalhousie more picturesque.
Chandigarh, Dec 26 (IANS) Mild to dense fog returned to parts of Punjab and Haryana on Monday, a day after the region witnessed the first rainfall of the winter season.
Jammu/Srinagar, Dec 26 (IANS) Night temperatures across Jammu and Kashmir again dropped several notches on Monday after improving the previous day due to cloud cover.
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) It was a foggy Monday morning here with the minimum temperature settling at 11 degrees Celsius, the weather office said.