Environment

Tiger slaughtered in Pilibhit Reserve

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 14:28

New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Human-wildlife conflict turned ugly in Uttar Pradesh's Pilibhit Tiger Reserve after villagers beat a tiger to death and slit its throat, officials said on Thursday.

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Delhi set to get hotter

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 10:10

New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) It was a sunny morning in the national capital on Thursday with the maximum temperature set to touch 40 degrees Celsius.

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Poland faces fines for unlawful logging in ancient forest

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 13:54

Warsaw, April 18 (IANS) The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled that increased logging in Poland's ancient Bialowieza forest has violated EU environmental laws and the country was facing massive fines.

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Over 95% of world's population breathing unhealthy air

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 13:52

Washington, April 18 (IANS) More than 95 per cent of the world's population is breathing unhealthy air, with India and China jointly contributing to over 50 per cent of global deaths attributed to pollution, a new report has found.

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Clear Wednesday morning in Delhi

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 09:56

New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) It was a clear Wednesday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 23.7 degrees Celsius, two notches above the seasons average, the weather office said.

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Six-fold rise in renewables must to limit temperature rise: Report

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 19:28

Berlin, April 17 (IANS) Increasing the pace of global renewable energy adoption by at least a factor of six -- critical for meeting energy-related emission reduction needs of the Paris Climate Agreement -- can limit global temperature rise to two degrees, the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)'s long-term renewable energy outlook said on Tuesday.

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Maharashtra sizzles at 40 plus degrees, rains in some areas

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 18:28

Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) Several parts of Maharashtra sizzled at 40 plus degrees Celsius on Tuesday with Chandrapur in Vidarbha recording a whopping 44 degrees even as unseasonal rains lashed some of the state's western parts.

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Partly cloudy Tuesday morning in Delhi

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 09:42

New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) It was a partly cloudy Tuesday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 23.3 degrees Celsius, one notch above the season's average, the weather office said.

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Delhi records over 40 degrees, mercury to rise

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 21:22

New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) The national capital on Monday was hot at 40 degree Celsius, three notches above the season's average, the weather office said, while predicting a marginal rise in mercury over next few days.

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