New York, Aug 8 (IANS) Doting mothers seem to handicap their puppies, reducing their likelihood of becoming smart guide dogs, suggests new research.
Lucknow, Aug 8 (IANS) While Raksha Bandhan was celebrated with traditional fervor across the country on Monday, there was a special touch in Amethi town of Uttar Pradesh where 159 brothers gifted their sisters toilets as a gift.
Washington, Aug 8 (IANS) An orangutan who was one of the first apes to learn sign language has died in the US state of Georgia, aged 39, the media reported on Tuesday.
London, Aug 8 (IANS) A summer 'vortex' of cold air over the Karakoram, a large mountain range spanning the borders of India, Pakistan, and China, is causing the glaciers in the region to grow in spite of global warming, scientists have shown.
Lima, Aug 8 (IANS) A team of researchers and experts have launched an expedition seeking to carry out climate change studies on the snow-covered Mount Huascaran, Peru's highest mountain.
Brisbane, Aug 8 (IANS) A baby humpback whale was euthanised on Tuesday after it washed up on a beach in Australia's Queensland state, officials said.
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) It was a cloudy Tuesday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 26.5 degrees Celsius, normal for this time of the season.
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Rains in Delhi and the national capital region brought much needed relief from heat on Monday afternoon but caused huge waterlogging on roads, crippling traffic movement.
Bhubaneswar, Aug 7 (IANS) Several parts of Odisha are likely to receive heavy rainfall on Tuesday, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Monday.
Shimla, Aug 7 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh continued to experience moderate to heavy rain on Monday and all major rivers and their tributaries were in spate, officials said.
Tokyo, Aug 7 (IANS) Typhoon Noru, the fifth this year, made landfall on Monday in Japan's Wakayama prefecture, the weather agency said.
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) There seems to be a significant difference in the figures given by the government and those recorded by some organisations on the number of tiger deaths due to poaching or natural causes in India.
Cartagena (Colombia), Aug 7 (IANS) India supports a robust population of the endangered snow leopard but its conservation-research data is not shared and doesn't contribute to the global efforts to conserve the species, whose numbers worldwide are estimated at between 4,080 and 8,700. The country needs to be more transparent, a US biologist has said.
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) It was a cloudy Monday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 28.8 degrees Celsius, two degrees above the season's average.