Environment

Cloudy Friday morning in Delhi

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 09:10

New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) It was a cloudy Friday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 26.5 degrees Celsius, two notches above the season's average, the weather office said.

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Chinese lake turns pink, green

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 16:34

Beijing, Sep 21 (IANS) A salt lake in China's Shanxi province has turned pink and green attracting people from all across the country.

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These tiny frogs can't hear their own calls

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 15:50

London, Sep 21 (IANS) Two species of pumpkin toadlets, which are among the smallest frogs in the world and found on the leaf litter of Brazil's Atlantic forest, cannot hear the sound of their own calls, new research has found.

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Climate change and mountains: Ten states discuss growing challenges

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 11:42

Aizawl, Sep 21 (IANS) The 6th edition of the Sustainable Mountain Development Summit (SMDS-VI) began on a rousing note in the sprawling Mizoram University campus with representatives from 10 Himalayan mountain states of India deliberating on how best present policies can be suited to the mountains and how people of these regions can be protected against the reality of climate change.

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Cloudy Thursday morning in Delhi

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 09:22

New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) It was a cloudy Thursday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 24.8 degrees Celsius, the season's average, the weather office said.

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Modi invites noted gastroenterologist to contribute to Swachhata Hi Seva

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 18:36

New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi has invited noted gastroenterologist and liver transplant surgeon Saumitra Rawat to be part of the Swachhata Hi Seva initiative, saying that his contribution will be instrumental in building a clean and healthy India.

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Adopting eco-friendly tech a challenge for cooling industry

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 17:20

Chennai, Sep 20 (IANS) The refrigeration and air conditioning sector faces several challenges while adopting low global warming potential (GWP) refrigerants, said a senior official of the business body here on Wednesday.

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Mumbai airport main runway shut till 2 pm due to heavy rains

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 12:16

Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) The Mumbai Airport extended closure of all flight operations on the main runway till 2 pm as work on towing out a stranded private airlines aircraft continued amidst ongoing heavy rains, low visibility and strong winds, officials said here on Wednesday.

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Sunny morning in Delhi

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 09:32

New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) It was a sunny Wednesday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 25 degrees Celsius, a notch above the season's average.

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63 tonne garbage removed from Siachen since 2014, says Army

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 23:18

New Delhi, Sep 19, Troops posted in the Siachen glacier have sent back to the base more than 63 tonne garbage since 2014 -- the year "Swachh Bharat Mission" was launched, the Indian Army said on Tuesday.

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Delhi records hot day, but rain likely in coming days

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 22:46

New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Delhi recorded a hot day on Tuesday with a maximum temperature of 36.5 degrees Celsius, two notches above the season's average, though respite is on the way from Thursday, the weatherman said.

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Odisha to experience heavy rainfall

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 15:10

Bhubaneswar, Sep 19 (IANS) Several parts of Odisha are likely to experience heavy rainfall in next 24 hours under the influence of a low pressure formed over Bay of Bengal, Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Tuesday afternoon.

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