Environment

Pleasant Friday morning in Delhi

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 09:28

New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) It was a pleasant Friday morning in the national capital with rainfall reported in several areas of the city and the National Capital Region that brought down the mercury.

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Ageing temple elephant sent to care home in Mathura

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 13:58

Mathura, June 15 (IANS) Seventy-year-old Gajraj is finally free after being rescued by animal rights activists, and is being transferred to the lifetime care of Wildlife SOS at their Elephant Care and Conservation Center (ECCC) in Mathura.

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Bike-sharing schemes: Flourishing or running riot?

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 11:08

Almost a hundred Chinese cities now have bike-sharing schemes. The bikes, in various colours, have GPS trackers and can be unlocked simply by scanning a barcode on the frame with your phone. China may be creating a new model of transportation that could be adopted globally.

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Sunny Thursday morning in Delhi

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 09:46

New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) It was a sunny Thursday morning in Delhi with the minimum temperature recorded at 28.6 degrees Celsius -- one notch above the season's average, the Met Office said.

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Jim Corbett national park to close for monsoon

Wed, 06/14/2017 - 12:06

Dehradun, June 14 (IANS) With monsoon knocking at the hill state of Uttarakhand, the Jim Corbett tiger reserve and the Rajaji National Park, known for its elephant population, will be closed for tourists Thursday onward, an official said on Wednesday.

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Sunny Wednesday morning in Delhi

Wed, 06/14/2017 - 10:10

New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) It was a sunny Wednesday morning in Delhi with the minimum temperature recorded at 29 degrees Celsius -- one notch above the season's average, the Met Office said.

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Partly cloudy Tuesday morning in Delhi

Tue, 06/13/2017 - 09:26

New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) It was a partly cloudy Tuesday morning in Delhi with the minimum temperature recorded at 28.1 degrees Celsius -- the season's average, the Met Office said.

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Monsoon to begin in Uttarakhand next week

Tue, 06/13/2017 - 08:24

Dehradun, June 13 (IANS) The monsoon season is expected to begin in Uttarakhand from June 20 even as rains continue to lash the hill state, a weather official said on Tuesday.

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G7 talks end with gap between US, other states

Tue, 06/13/2017 - 00:44

Rome, June 13 (IANS) Ministers from the Group of Seven (G7) countries on Monday agreed to language on an array of environmental topics, while said that the US stood apart from the other six countries on confronting climate change.

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Monsoon hits Maharashtra, east India; heat wave likely in North

Mon, 06/12/2017 - 20:26

New Delhi, June 12, While the monsoon advanced to parts of Maharashtra and eastern India, the weather office does not see much respite from the soaring temperature in north India, and forecast that a heat wave will likely hit parts of the region from Wednesday.

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Warm Monday in Delhi, Tuesday to be partly cloudy

Mon, 06/12/2017 - 20:08

New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) It was a warm day in Delhi on Monday with the maximum temperature settling at 39.6 degrees Celsius, normal for the season's average, even as the weather office predicted a partly cloudy Tuesday.

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