Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 30 (IANS) Southern Kerala on Thursday afternoon was lashed by heavy rain and strong winds, causing trees to be uprooted at several places in Thiruvananthapuram and Kollam districts that blocked traffic.
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) It was a misty Thursday morning here with the minimum temperature recorded at 9.6 degrees Celsius, normal for the season's average. The visibility dropped to 800 metres.
Srinagar, Nov 30 (IANS) A clear night sky has intensified further the cold wave conditions in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday. Leh is coldest at minus 9.4 degrees Celsius, the Met said.
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Stubble burning in Punjab this year was less than last year, according to an official of the state agriculture department, declining by a third.
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on Wednesday announced the launch of diagnostic kits, developed by its National Institute of Virology, to detect neglected infectious diseases in livestock.
New York, Nov 29 (IANS) DNA analysis has shown that the enigmatic species known as "stilt-legged horse" that roamed North America during the last ice age was not closely related to any living population of horses.
Shimla, Nov 29 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh on Wednesday largely witnessed a sunny but chilly day with temperatures in many areas staying below freezing point after overnight snowfall in the high hills.
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) An animal welfare activist has asked Union Environment, Forests and Climate Change Minister Harsh Vardhan to ban use of captive elephants to force-demolish "illegal" structures.
Jammu/Srinagar, Nov 29 (IANS) Night temperatures improved on Wednesday throughout Jammu and Kashmir due to partial cloud cover, the Met said.
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) It was a misty morning here on Wednesday with the minimum temperature recorded at nine degrees Celsius, a notch below the season's average. The Met has forecast a clear day ahead.
Rio de Janeiro, Nov 29 (IANS) The Brazilian government has received over $4.8 million for continuing their actions to protect the ozone layer, officials said.
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Even as a few areas in Delhi-NCR fell out of the "severe-plus or emergency" category to "severe", the ambient air quality of the national capital remained "very poor" on Tuesday -- the 52nd day since the region has been bereft of clean air.
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan on Tuesday inaugurated a Green Waste Reprocessor (GWR) machine here at Nigambodh Ghat that will convert leaves and flowers into reusable religious offerings at the crematorium.
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) A study has pointed out that air pollution is neither Delhi-specific or limited to winter alone. At least four other cities have suffered more compared to Delhi in terms of the number of days and severity of air pollution.
Dubai, Nov 28 (IANS) The first outdoor dog park in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will open its doors to residents and their furry friends on February 1 in Ras Al Khaimah city.