Manali gets season's first snow, more in HP till Wednesday

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 17:58

Shimla, Dec 12 (IANS) Even as snow eluded Himachal Pradesh's capital Shimla on Tuesday, the picturesque tourist town of Manali experienced mild snow, this winter season's first. There are chances of more rain and snow in the hill state till Wednesday, officials said.


6.2-magnitude quake hits Iran

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 16:32

Tehran, Dec 12 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.2 on the Richter scale hit Iran's Kerman province on Tuesday.


Cloudy Tuesday morning in Delhi, 15 trains cancelled

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 10:56

New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) It was a cloudy Tuesday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 13.8 degrees Celsius, five notches above the season's average.


Srinagar gets season's first snowfall

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 10:04

Srinagar, Dec 12 (IANS) Srinagar city received season's first snowfall on Tuesday as higher reaches both in the Jammu region and the Kashmir Valley received moderate snowfall.


Rains, hailstorm in Rajasthan to bring down temperature

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 19:30

Jaipur, Dec 11 (IANS) Rain and hailstorm in different parts of Rajasthan are set to bring down the temperature further, the weather office said on Monday, as Jaisalmer saw a drop of 12 degrees due to rainfall.


Delhi air quality to remain very poor despite drizzle

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 19:04

New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) The air quality in the National Capital Region, which was overall "very poor" on Monday with "severe plus" in certain areas of the national capital, will not improve even after a drizzle due to high pollution, officials said.


Selfie bid with elephant costs youth his life in Odisha

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 18:52

Bhubaneswar, Dec 11 (IANS) An attempt to click a selfie with a wild elephant cost a youth his life, as the tusker trampled him to death near a temple in Khamar forest range of Odisha's Angul district on Monday.


Elephant damages two vehicles in China

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 14:56

Beijing, Dec 11 (IANS) A wild Asian elephant turned a highway in China's Yunnan province into its playground, damaging a mini bus and a sedan.


Pollution in Beijing region reduced by 38%

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 12:18

Beijing, Dec 11 (IANS) China has managed to reduce the average concentration of the most harmful air pollution particles by 38.2 per cent so far this year in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region, the country's most polluted area, according to official data.


Mount Hope named UK's new highest peak

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 10:28

London, Dec 11 (IANS) British authorities have named Mount Hope as the country's new highest peak, a media report said on Monday.


Overnight rains break dry cold spell in J&K

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 10:26

Srinagar, Dec 11 (IANS) Overnight rains on Monday broke the dry, cold wave conditions in Jammu and Kashmir as the weather office forecast more rain and snow in the next two days.


Cloudy Monday morning in Delhi, 10 trains cancelled

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 09:24

New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) It was a cloudy Monday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 8.2 degrees Celsius, a notch below the season's average, the weather office said.


Delhi-NCR air quality near severe, stubble burning in Delhi

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 21:08

New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) The improvement in the air quality turned out to be short-lived as Delhi-NCR started inhaling toxins again with virtually no winds and cases of stubble burning in the national capital itself on Sunday.