New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Karnataka government has written to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Flora and Fauna (CITES) to help it bring back 97 endangered Indian star tortoises, which were trafficked to Singapore over an year back.
Dubai, Aug 3 (IANS/WAM) The Dubai Culture and Arts Authority has launched an internal recycling project to encourage employees to reuse paper and reduce waste.
Agartala/Guwahati, Aug 3 (IANS) The mountainous northeast India has so far experienced uneven monsoon rains even as Assam and other northeastern states witnessed flood fury, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Thursday.
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) It was a pleasant cloudy morning here on Thursday with the minimum temperature recorded at 27.3 degrees Celsius, normal for the season.
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 2 (IANS) Malaysian authorities have foiled two attempts to smuggle elephant ivory tusks and pangolin scales, worth up to $1 million, an official said on Wednesday.
Beijing, Aug 2 (IANS) The number of electric buses in Beijing will increase from the current 1,000 to 10,000 by 2020 in an effort to improve the environment, the Public Transport Group said on Wednesday.
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) In good news for wildlife conservationists, the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) has announced that 19 nests of the critically endangered giant ibis have been discovered in the Northern Plains of Cambodia in Preah Vihear province.
New York, Aug 2 (IANS) The problem of protein deficiency is known to be widespread in India, and if carbon dioxide (CO2) levels continue to rise as projected, it may put an estimated 53 million people at new risk of consuming less than adequate dietary protein, a Harvard University study says.
Cartagena (Colombia), Aug 2 (IANS) Mineral exploitation, infrastructure development and changes in agricultural practices are severely threatening the survival of the black-necked crane that is endemic to the Tibetan Plateau in the Himalayas, says a new international study.
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) It was a cloudy morning here on Wednesday, with the minimum temperature recorded at 27 degrees Celsius, normal for the season.
Rome, Aug 1 (IANS/AKI) A group of tourists posed for selfies and paddled in 17th-century sculptor Gian Lorenzo Bernini's masterpiece, the Fountain of the Four Rivers, in Piazza Navona here on Tuesday in searing temperatures before drifting away as police arrived.
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Alien and invasive species of weed have taken over grasslands in several tiger reserves, Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan informed the Lok Sabha on Tuesday.
Bhubaneswar, Aug 1 (IANS) The Bhitarkanika National Park in Odisha's Kendrapara district reopened for tourists on Tuesday after remaining closed for three months for the breeding season of estuarine crocodiles.
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Having found a number of cases of violation of emission standards, the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has asked all pollution control boards and committees of states to immediately close down the brick kilns causing pollution.
Shimla, Aug 1 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh on Tuesday witnessed moderate to heavy rains which hampered vehicular traffic and the major rivers and their tributaries were in spate.