Agra, Aug 12 (IANS) An NGO planted saplings here on Saturday and introduced a Radio Frequency Identification chip to them which will ascertain the survival rate of the plants and their growth so they can be better cared for.
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) It was a sunny Saturday morning here with the minimum temperature recorded at 28.4 degrees Celsius, one notch above the season's average, the weather office said.
Rome, Aug 11 (IANS/AKI) A magnitude 4.3 earthquake struck off the coast of Calabria in southern Italy early on Friday, the national geology and geophysics institute reported, adding it was followed several hours later by magnitude 2.3 and 2.5 tremors in the central Abruzzo region, and a magnitude 2.3 tremor in the northern Emilia-Romagna region.
Shimla, Aug 11 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh is set to receive heavy rainfall this weekend, the Met office said on Friday. Motorists have been asked to check road conditions before travelling to the interiors as there may be landslides.
Manila, Aug 11 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.2 on the Richter scale jolted the island of Luzon in the Philippines on Friday although no casualties were reported, officials said.
Mexico City, Aug 11 (IANS) The threat to humanity posed by the loss of biodiversity is as great or even greater than that posed by climate change, a Mexican biologist said.
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) It was a cloudy Friday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 28.4 degrees Celsius, a notch above the season's average, the weather office said.
Rome, Aug 10 (IANS/AKI) The searing 40C plus temperatures that have gripped Italy this month will drop in the next few days and just one Sicilian city - Catania - is set to remain on the health ministry's maximum heat alert, weather reports said on Thursday.
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) It was a cloudy Thursday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 27.6 degrees Celsius, a notch below the season's average.
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The national capital on Wednesday experienced a respite from heat following heavy showers as mercury dipped by three degrees in the last 24 hours.
Gurugram, Aug 9 (IANS) Monsoon rain lashed Gurugram on Wednesday as the millennium city witnessed the maximum showers of this rainy season, throwing normal life out of gear in the city.
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) With increasing incidents of poaching, trespassing and negligible patrolling around the habitats of recently contacted and un-contacted tribal groups of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, experts fear that this can lead to the extinction of the natives.
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Allowing trade in rhino horns in South Africa will undercut enforcement efforts in rest of Africa, China, Vietnam and other Asian countries. It is a major setback in tackling trafficking in wildlife, a renowned wildlife advocate has said.
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) It was a cloudy Wednesday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 28 degrees Celsius, a notch above the season's normal.
Beijing, Aug 8 (IANS) At least 24 people were killed and five others injured in a landslide on Tuesday in China's Sichuan province.