Environment

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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Two mild quakes hit Chamba in Himachal

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 10:08

Shimla, Aug 16 (IANS) Two mild quakes were recorded simultaneously on Wednesday in Himachal Pradesh's Chamba region, which witnessed tremors for three consecutive days in May, an official said.

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Mercury rise, no rain on Independence Day

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 21:56

New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) There is a possibility of mercury rising by a degree over Monday's maximum temperature of 35.8 degrees Celsius while rains will not spoil the 71st Independence Day celebrations in the national capital on Tuesday, weather officials said.

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Elephant electrocuted in Jharkhand

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 14:30

Ranchi, Aug 14 (IANS) An elephant died due to electrocution in Jharkhand's East Singhbhum district on Monday, police said.

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Heavy rains expected in Himachal

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 10:36

Shimla, Aug 14 (IANS) Some parts of Himachal Pradesh may experience heavy rainfall till Tuesday, a weather official said on Monday.

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Sunny Monday morning in Delhi

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 09:46

New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) It was a sunny Monday morning here with the minimum temperature recorded at 27.4 degrees Celsius, a notch above the season's average.

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Mercury may rise on Monday, no rains till weekend

Sun, 08/13/2017 - 20:50

New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) The national capital experienced a warm Sunday and the India Meteorological Department forecast no immediate relief -- only thundery weather during the week with no sign of rain.

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Sunny Sunday morning in Delhi

Sun, 08/13/2017 - 10:20

New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) It was a sunny Sunday morning here with the minimum temperature recorded at 27.3 degrees Celsius, normal for the season's average. The Met has forecast a partly cloudy day ahead.

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15-month-long 'Gaj Yatra' to promote elephant conservation

Sat, 08/12/2017 - 20:14

New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Union Forest Minister Harsh Vardhan on Saturday launched a 15-month-long campaign -- Gaj Yatra -- to raise awareness about the shrinking space for India's wild elephants and their corridors.

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India home to 60% of Asian elephants, says census report

Sat, 08/12/2017 - 19:06

New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) With 60 per cent of the Asian elephant population, India is home to a total of 27,312 free-ranging megaherbivores, an official said here on Saturday on the occasion of the release of a census report to mark the World Elephant Day.

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