New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) A fertilizer cooperative, a Sikkim monastery, and a Delhi-based Facebook group are amongst 20 individuals and agencies to be felicitated by the on Monday on the third anniversary of Swacch Bharat Abhiyan.
Hyderabad, Oct 1 (IANS) Eminent breast surgeon P. Raghu Ram on Sunday participated in a "Swachhata Hi Seva" campaign in his adopted village in Telangana.
Port Blair/Kolkata, Oct 1 (IANS) An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.5 on the Richter scale shook the Andaman Islands on Sunday, an official said. No casualties or damage was reported.
Canberra, Oct 1 (IANS) A year after a freak "thunderstorm asthma" outbreak killed nine and led to thousands being hospitalised in the southern Australian city of Melbourne, the Victorian state government on Sunday launched a world-first alert system to prevent a similar disaster in the future.
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) The national capital on Sunday saw maximum temperature of 36.4 degrees Celsius, two notches above the season's average, and weather analysts say the mercury will hover around this for next nine to ten days as the monsoon begins to withdraw.
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) A campaign to salute millions of ragpickers, who collect used up plastic bottles from the trash for recycling, was launched on Sunday by a non-profit organisation here.
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) It was a misty Sunday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 22.0 degrees Celsius, one notch below the season's average, the weather office said.
Srinagar, Sep 30 (IANS) A 75-year-old man was mauled to death on Saturday by a bear in north Kashmir's Bandipora district, police said.
Beijing, Sep 30 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale struck China's Sichuan province on Saturday with no immediate reports of casualties or damage.
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) It was a sunny Saturday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 23.6 degrees Celsius, one notch above the season's average, the weather office said.
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Ahead of the Global Wildlife Program (GWP) involving 19 Asian countries, to be held here on October 2 to address the issue of illegal wildlife trade, the government on Friday said wildlife crimes in India have dropped in last 10 years.
Patna, Sep 29 (IANS) In what is surely a rarity, a woman in Bihar has lodged a complaint against her father-in-law for not constructing a toilet in their house and sought help police help in this matter, police said on Friday.
New York, Sep 29 (IANS) The devastating 2011 Japanese tsunami brought nearly 300 species to the shores of Hawaii and the west coast of the US, new research has found.
Sydney, Sep 29 (IANS) An Australian university study published on Friday found a number of errors in the way the age of sharks and rays have been measured, and which actually live 18 years longer than previously estimated.