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.
Shimla, June 5 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh continued to experience hot weather on Monday with the temperature in some parts touching over 40 degrees Celsius and the state capital Shimla recording a high of 29.6 degrees Celsius, four notches above average.
Agra, June 5 (IANS) Almost a quarter century after the historic Supreme Court judgement to shift or shut factories polluting the Taj Mahal, the environment in Agra continues to pollute the 17th century monument of love.
Bengaluru, June 5 (IANS) Bengaluru has been ranked as the top green city and environmentally responsible city owing to the spike in demand for solar as well as garden products, a survey has showed.
Agra, June 5 (IANS) Earlier this year, a court declared that Ganga and Yamuna rivers should be treated as "living entities". But is that enough to spread awareness about saving the rivers in the country? Eco-warriors don't think so. On World Environment Day, activists in Agra have demanded that rivers of India be declared a "national asset".