Shimla, May 24 (IANS) Widespread rains and thundershowers on Tuesday brought down temperatures in Himachal Pradesh by four to five notches, weather officials said. The weather department has forecast more rains in the state by Wednesday.
Lucknow, May 24 (IANS) The US embassy is holding a workshop here on May 25-26 on combating air pollution in north India with a view to strengthen collaboration between American and Indian air quality experts, an official said on Tuesday.
Lucknow, May 24 (IANS) A 76-year-old record was broken in Kanpur on Tuesday when the city received 31 mm rainfall in a single day in the month of May.
Sydney, May 24 (IANS) Unlike the declining populations of many fish species, the number of cephalopods - octopus, cuttlefish and squid -- has increased in the world's oceans over the past 60 years, new research has found.
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) It was a cloudy Tuesday morning here with the minimum temperature recorded at 23.1 degrees Celsius, three notches below the season's average, as rains bring respite for denizens the previous day, the weather office said.
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) A four year old female 'striped hyena', wandering in the fields for food and water and beaten by a mob in an Agra village, was on Monday rescued by the wildlife conservation organisation - Wildlife SOS and the Uttar Pradesh Forest Department.
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Presenting "compliance" as the roadmap for the next three years, union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Monday said that soon a strong civil penalty law would be bought in to mitigate the "ridiculously low" fines for environment violations.
Ahmedabad, May 23 (IANS) The Gujarat Forest Department has trapped and caged 13 of a 16-member pride of Asiatic Lions in Amreli district in Saurashtra region, falling under the eastern range of Gir forests, following three recent attacks on humans by the big cats, an official said.
Imphal, May 23 (IANS) Scores of vehicles were stranded on different state and national highways near Kohima, the state capital of Nagaland, due to landslides following incessant rains, authorities said on Monday. More rains are forecast in the next two days.
Shimla, May 23 (IANS) After days of abnormally high temperatures, rain in Himachal Pradesh on Monday brought cheers to thousands of tourists who have thronged the hill stations to escape the heat in the northern plains.