Nairobi, Dec 7 (IANS) The United Nations Environment Assembly has passed 13 non-binding resolutions and three decisions to rid the planet of pollutants, officials said on Thursday.
Bhubaneswar, Dec 7 (IANS) Several parts of Odisha are likely to receive rainfall as a depression over the Bay of Bengal is expected to further intensify into a deep depression during the next 24 hours, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Thursday.
Jammu/Srinagar, Dec 7 (IANS) Minimum temperatures throughout Jammu and Kashmir rose on Thursday due to partial nightlong cloud cover even as the weather office forecast heavy rains and snow in the state between December 11 and 15.
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) It was a cloudy Thursday morning here with the minimum temperature recorded at 13.2 degrees Celsius, four notches above the season's average, the weather office said.
Jammu/Srinagar, Dec 7 (IANS) Night temperatures increased throughout Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday due to a partial overnight cloud cover. The weather office has forecast heavy rains and snowfall between December 11 and 15.
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Delhi Environment Department Secretary will sound an alarm on Whatsapp if Air Quality Index (AQI) crosses a particular mark, asking authorities to carry out pollution control measures, official sources said on Wednesday.
Nairobi, Dec 6 (IANS) Indian actress-producer Dia Mirza on Wednesday said she has replaced a large amount of plastic from her life. She's using toothbrush that is not made of plastic but a bamboo one. And she believes in refilling bottles for quenching her thirst, even in plush hotels.
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) The air quality in Delhi-NCR improved markedly on Wednesday from "severe" to "very poor" towards the evening, with the wind speed catching up.
Jaipur, Dec 6 (IANS) Jaipur has been witnessing a steep fall in day temperature since Monday, courtesy cyclonic circulation active near Rajasthan and neighbouring Haryana.
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) As many as 10 Indian cities have figured in the 20 most polluted cities across the world leaving over eight million children in the country exposed to toxic air and potentially putting their brain development at risk, said Yasmin Ali Haque, Unicef Representative in India.
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Tremors were felt in Delhi and NCR at around 8.45 p.m. on Wednesday that lasted for a few seconds following a moderate earthquake in Uttarakhand.
Nairobi, Dec 6 (IANS) Beijing Capital International Airport, China's largest with 94.39 million passengers passing through last year, is making steady progress towards greening its operations, but can do more to minimise its environmental impact, a new UN research said on Wednesday.
Nairobi, Dec 6 (IANS) In a major collaboration to make the oceans litter-free, four more countries -- Chile, Oman, Sri Lanka and South Africa -- on Wednesday joined UN Environment's Clean Seas campaign by committing measures that include plastic bag bans, new marine reserves and drives to increase recycling. Forty countries are now part of the campaign.
Dehradun, Dec 6 (IANS) Heavy snowfall in the hill tracts of Uttarakhand has brought down the mercury in the state, an official said on Wednesday.