Environment

Leopard enters Suzuki's Manesar plant, production hit

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 11:18

Gurugram, Oct 5 (IANS) A young leopard entered into the Suzuki Powertrain plant near here in Haryana early on Thursday. Fearing an attack by the big cat the management halted production.

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Misty Thursday morning in Delhi

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 09:52

New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) It was a misty Thursday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 23.2 degrees Celsius, one notch above the season's average, the weather office said.

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New storm threatens US Gulf Coast

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 09:48

Washington, Oct 5 (IANS) A new storm forming in the southwestern Caribbean near Central America could reach the US Gulf Coast by this weekend, according to the National Hurricane Centre (NHC).

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Hot day in Delhi, no respite for a week

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 19:32

New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) Delhi witnessed a hot day on Wednesday at 35.7 degrees Celsius and Met officials said no respite was in sight for the city residents for a week.

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Turtle sanctuary to be set up in Allahabad

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 13:50

New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) A turtle sanctuary in Allahabad and a River Biodiversity Park at Sangam are to be set up, the government said on Wednesday.

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Misty Wednesday morning in Delhi

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 10:10

New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) It was a misty Wednesday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 23 degrees Celsius, one notch above the season's average, the weather office said.

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Man killed by tiger in Pilibhit, 17th this year

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 18:56

New Delhi/Pilibhit, Oct 3 (IANS) While India launched its third Wildlife Action Plan on Monday with the focus on reducing human-animal conflict, a man was killed by a tiger in Pilibhit Tiger Reserve (PTR), making him the 17th victim this year, one of the highest tolls in any national park.

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Farm animals bad for climate, warns report

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 17:34

New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) Grazing livestock are linked to climate change. They can boost the sequestration of carbon in some locally specific circumstances. At the global level, they are responsible for greenhouse gas emissions, directly linked to global warming. The conclusion: Eat less meat and dairy products.

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61% Americans want govt to curb climate change: Survey

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 11:08

Washington, Oct 3 (IANS) Despite the US pulling out of the Paris climate agreement, a new survey has revealed that 61 per cent of Americans think climate change is a problem that the government needs to address.

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Misty Tuesday morning in Delhi

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 09:36

New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) It was a misty Tuesday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 21.3 degrees Celsius, one notch below the season's average, the weather office said.

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Quake occurs off Sicily

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 22:02

Rome, Oct 2 (IANS/AKI) A moderate 3.7 earthquake took place off the southern Italian Sicily region's Aeolian islands, Italy's national geophysics and vulcanology institute reported on Monday.

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Government launches wildlife action plan for next 15 years

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 21:44

New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) After integrating climate change into wildlife planning, putting greater thrust on wildlife health management and poaching, increasing public outreach and tweaking previous strategies, the Union Environment Ministry on Monday released the third National Wildlife Action Plan (NWAP) for 2017-31.

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Misty Monday morning in Delhi

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 09:08

New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) It was a misty Monday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 21.9 degrees Celsius, one notch below the season's average, the weather office said.

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