Environment

Heavy rains lash Uttarakhand

Wed, 06/07/2017 - 11:56

Dehradun, June 7 (IANS) Heavy rains lashed most parts of Uttarakhand on Wednesday, giving much needed relief to people across the hill state.

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Rains bring relief to Delhi

Wed, 06/07/2017 - 10:22

New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Rains lashed the national capital on Wednesday offering some respite from the searing heat prevailing for the past few days.

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Rains bring relief in Uttar Pradesh

Wed, 06/07/2017 - 08:22

Lucknow, June 7, After a long, hot and humid spell, rains brought relief to the people in Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday.

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Heat wave in north India to end, respite round the corner

Tue, 06/06/2017 - 21:16

New Delhi, June 6, Even as most parts of north India, especially Rajasthan, continued to battle heat wave conditions for the third day in succession, the weatherman called Tuesday the last day of suffering and forecast that respite was round the corner.

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First World Pest Day launched in Beijing

Tue, 06/06/2017 - 18:30

Beijing, June 6, The first World Pest Day was launched here in China on Tuesday, aimed at eventual reduction and elimination of pest-borne diseases.

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Odisha to get rain, thunder squall

Tue, 06/06/2017 - 17:30

Bhubaneswar, June 6 (IANS) Odisha, which has been hit by severe heat, is likely to experience rainfall and thunder squall by Wednesday, the Met department said.

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Temperatures fall slightly in Himachal, rain in store

Tue, 06/06/2017 - 17:16

Shimla, June 6 (IANS) Temperatures across Himachal Pradesh fell slightly on Tuesday, with state capital Shimla recording a high of 28.3 degrees Celsius against Monday's 29.6 degrees Celsius. The mercury is likely to fall further with chances of rains and thundershowers across the state till June 8.

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UN Ocean Conference opens with call to save planet

Tue, 06/06/2017 - 14:22

United Nations, June 6 (IANS) Top UN officials at an an international conference on the health of the world's oceans and seas here have called for coordinated global action to protect the planet.

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Hot Tuesday morning in Delhi

Tue, 06/06/2017 - 09:46

New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) It was a hot Tuesday morning in the national capital as the minimum temperature rose seven notches above the season's average and was recorded at 34.2 degrees Celsius.

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Asola Bhatti Bird Sanctuary gets butterfly park

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 21:42

New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) The Delhi government on World Environment Day on Monday opened for public a butterfly park at Asola Bhatti Bird Sanctuary to increase awareness about butterflies.

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India saw warmest winter this year, says study

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 21:24

New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) The winter in January-February this year in India was the hottest in history, with 2.95 degrees Celsius more than the baseline, said a CSE study on Monday.

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