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.
Los Angeles, May 10 (IANS) California's primary energy policy and planning agency unanimously approved a building rule that requires solar systems be installed in all new homes, making it the first US state to issue such a rule.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Shimla, May 8 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government on Tuesday advised locals and tourists not to travel towards the higher reaches as moderate snowfall and rains continued across the state.
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The national capital woke up to a cloudy morning on Tuesday with predictions of rain and thunderstorm, a Met official said.
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.
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.
Shimla, May 7 (IANS) The higher hills of Himachal Pradesh experienced mild snowfall on Monday, while the mid and low hills saw rainfall, the weather bureau said.