Chandigarh, July 24 (IANS) Chandigarh and its neighbouring towns of Mohali and Panchkula faced a major water crisis on Sunday due to a snag in the water supply system.
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) India on Saturday said that there was a need to have verifiable data on hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), which was important to create the baseline and decide upon a deadline to curb greenhouse gases, which are behind the depletion of the ozone layer.
Shimla, July 23 (IANS) A majority of rivers and their tributaries in Himachal Pradesh are once again in spate as moderate to heavy rain lashed the hills in the state on Saturday, said officials.
Beijing, July 23 (IANS) China's meteorological department on Saturday renewed its orange alert for high temperatures in southern and western regions, with temperatures expected to top 40 degrees Celsius in some areas.
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The government has set up a committee to prepare guidelines for desilting the Ganga river from Bhimgauda in Uttarakhand to Farakka in West Bengal, officials said on Friday.