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.


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.


Sunny morning in Delhi, mercury rising

Thu, 05/10/2018 - 10:02

New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) It was a sunny morning in the national capital on Thursday with the minimum temperature recorded at 21.5 degrees Celsius, three notches below the season's average.


Leopard caught in Siliguri

Wed, 05/09/2018 - 22:30

Siliguri, May 9 (IANS) A leopard was caught on the outskirts of this northern West Bengal town late on Tuesday night, a senior forest official said on Wednesday.


Tremors felt across north India after Afghan quake

Wed, 05/09/2018 - 20:00

New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) A large part of north India felt tremors on Wednesday as an earthquake, measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale, occurred near the Afghanistan-Tajikistan border, a Met official said, adding no casualty or damage was reported.


Lead poisoning killing birds, humans too: UN body

Wed, 05/09/2018 - 18:46

Bonn, May 9 (IANS) Between 400,000 and 1.5 million waterbirds alone die in Europe annually from ingesting lead and there is a need to phase out lead, a UN body said on Wednesday.


Tremors felt across Himachal

Wed, 05/09/2018 - 16:54

Shimla, May 9 (IANS) Tremors of an earthquake were felt across Himachal Pradesh on Tuesday, triggering panic among the people. However, no loss of life or damage to property was reported.


Quake jolts J&K

Wed, 05/09/2018 - 16:54

Srinagar, May 9 (IANS) A 'moderate' earthquake jolted Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday sending people running out of buildings in panic. No casualties were reported yet.


Sudden change in Delhi weather; thunderstorm, squall likely

Wed, 05/09/2018 - 16:12

New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) A sudden change in weather was witnessed across Delhi-NCR on Wednesday afternoon with dark clouds appearing in the sky as the weather office issued a warning of 50-60 kmph winds hitting the region.


Light rains likely in Delhi

Wed, 05/09/2018 - 10:30

New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) It was a partly cloudy morning in the national capital on Wednesday with the minimum temperature recorded at 22.4 degrees Celsius, two notches below the season's average, the weather office said.


Thunderstorms likely in NCR including Rohtak, Jind

Mon, 05/07/2018 - 22:06

New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Thunderstorm with light rain and strong winds is expected in the National Capital Region (NCR), including Jind, Rohtak and Bhiwani, the weather office warned late Monday evening.


More thunderstorms likely to hit India till May 11

Mon, 05/07/2018 - 13:44

New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The weather office here on Monday warned that thunderstorms, squalls and gusty winds are likely to hit many parts of India, including Delhi, till Friday even as the mountains of Himachal Pradesh received fresh snowfall.