Environment

Australian birds hit by 'mysterious' illness

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 10:40

Canberra, April 11, Birds in Western Australia's Perth have been hit by a mystery illness affecting motor skills that continues to allude scientists, a media report said.

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Fresh snowfall shuts Srinagar-Leh highway

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 13:22

Srinagar, April 10 (IANS) Fresh snowfall on the Zojila Pass on Tuesday forced the closure of the Srinagar-Leh highway. Authorities said the Srinagar-Jammu highway was still open for traffic.

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Fossil finger bone could challenge modern migration theory

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 10:30

Washington, April 10 (IANS) The first fossil of an ancient human found in the Arabian Peninsula could challenge a widely accepted theory of how modern humans migrated out of Africa, a study has shown.

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Partly cloudy Tuesday morning in Delhi

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 10:18

New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) It was a partly cloudy Tuesday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 21.4 degrees Celsius, two notches above the season's average, the weather office said.

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Apple's global facilities now 100% powered by clean energy

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 09:52

San Francisco, April 10 (IANS) Apple's global facilities -- retail stores, offices, data centres and co-located facilities in 43 countries including India -- are now powered with 100 per cent clean energy, the iPhone maker has said.

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Crocodile attacks villager, released in Ganges

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 18:00

Agra, April 9 (IANS) An 11-foot-long crocodile which had caused panic in Uttar Pradesh's Shahjahanpur district after attacking a villager has been caught and released into the Ganges, officials said on Monday.

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Rainy Monday morning in Delhi

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 09:44

New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) It was a rainy Monday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 20.2 degrees Celsius, the weather office said.

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Rains lash Chandigarh, nearby areas

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 09:40

Chandigarh, April 9 (IANS) Chandigarh and its nearby areas in Punjab and Haryana were lashed by rains on Monday morning with the morning temperature dropping by about two degrees, the weather office said.

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6.1-magnitude quake jolts Japan

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 08:26

Tokyo, April 9 (IANS) A 6.1-magnitude earthquake jolted western Japan on Monday, injuring four people.

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Low intensity quake jolts J&K

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 08:10

Srinagar, April 9 (IANS) A low intensity earthquake jolted Jammu and Kashmir on Monday although there were no reports of casualties or any damage.

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Showers may greet you in Himachal

Sun, 04/08/2018 - 16:54

Shimla, April 8 (IANS) If you are heading to the hills of Himachal Pradesh this week, showers may greet you, the Met office said on Sunday.

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Partly cloudy Sunday in Delhi

Sun, 04/08/2018 - 10:22

New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) It was a partly cloudy Sunday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 23 degrees Celsius, three notches above the season's average, the Met said.

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Kerala startup to unveil more manhole cleaning robots

Sat, 04/07/2018 - 18:32

Thiruvananthapuram, April 7 (IANS) Kerala startup Genrobotics will unveil five more 'Bandicoot' robots for cleaning sewer holes, including for pilot projects in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu.

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Severe weather forecast April 7-11: IMD

Sat, 04/07/2018 - 18:06

New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) The IMD has warned of severe weather conditions for five days starting Saturday. Heavy rains in Meghalaya and thunderstorms with squall and hail are forecast in Gangetic West Bengal, Jharkhand, Odisha, Bihar, Assam, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura.

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