Dehradun, June 7 (IANS) Heavy rains lashed most parts of Uttarakhand on Wednesday, giving much needed relief to people across the hill state.
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.
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.
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.
Dehradun, June 6 (IANS) Uttarakhand has become the fourth open defecation free (ODF) state in the country, an official said on Tuesday.
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.
Kolkata, June 6 (IANS) Over 300 species of plants have been discovered in India in 2016, according to the Botanical Survey of India.
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.
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.
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.
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.
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Reeling under intense heat wave conditions, especially in most parts of Rajasthan, western Haryana and NCR and parts of Uttar Pradesh, north India battled the scorching sun on Monday -- World Environment Day.
Bengaluru, June 5 (IANS) The arrival of the South-West monsoon in Karnataka has been delayed by a few more days, said a top meteorological department (Met) official.