Environment

Monsoon arrives in West Bengal

Mon, 06/12/2017 - 15:16

Kolkata, June 12 (IANS) Heavy rains are expected in some parts of West Bengal by Tuesday or Wednesday with monsoon entering the state, the India Meteorological Department said on Monday.

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Typhoon Merbok to hit China

Mon, 06/12/2017 - 10:14

Beijing, June 12 (IANS) China's national observatory on Monday issued a blue alert for typhoon Merbok, which is expected to hit the Guangdong province on Monday night.

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Warm Monday morning in Delhi

Mon, 06/12/2017 - 09:48

New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) It was a warm Monday morning in Delhi with the minimum temperature recorded at 25.9 degrees Celsius, two notches below the season's average, the Met Office said.

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G7 summit kicks off in Italy

Mon, 06/12/2017 - 00:42

Rome, June 12 (IANS) A two-day environmental summit of the Group of Seven (G7) nations plus the European Union and four invited countries kicked off in the Italian city of Bologna on Sunday.

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Respite from heat in Delhi; expect a pleasant Monday

Sun, 06/11/2017 - 22:14

New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) Residents of the national capital on Sunday experienced a little respite from the excessive heat as the maximum temperature dropped by nearly two degrees to 37.8 degrees Celsius.

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100 tonnes of garbage collected from Peru lake

Sun, 06/11/2017 - 14:22

Lima, June 11 (IANS) Volunteers of a cleaning drive at Lake Titicaca in Peru collected over 100 tonnes of solid waste as part of an environmental protection campaign.

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Pleasant Sunday morning in Delhi

Sun, 06/11/2017 - 09:44

New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) It was a pleasant Sunday morning in Delhi with the minimum temperature recorded at 25.5 degrees Celsius, three notches below the season's average.

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Ghanaians urged to maintain environmental hygiene

Sat, 06/10/2017 - 20:16

Accra, June 10 (IANS/MAP) Ghanaians have been urged to maintain sound environmental hygiene and a new programme will be launched to sensitise locals on cleanliness and health issues, an official said.

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Pleasant Saturday morning in Delhi

Sat, 06/10/2017 - 10:00

New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) It was a pleasant Saturday morning in Delhi with minimum temperature recorded at 27.4 degrees Celsius, which is the season's average.

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Magnitude 3.9 tremor jolts central Italy

Fri, 06/09/2017 - 23:54

Rome, June 9 (IANS/AKI) A magnitude 3.9 earthquake shook Italy's central Aquila province on Friday at 2.15 pm local time, Italy's national geophysics and vulcanology institute said.

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Rescued Indian tortoises to fly back home from Singapore

Fri, 06/09/2017 - 23:02

New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Trafficked from India to Singapore's illegal animal market for use in traditional Chinese medicines or to become pets, 97 endangered Indian Star Tortoises will soon fly back home, wildlife officials said on Friday.

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