Environment

Assam's Spring Festival begins in Manas National Park

Sat, 04/07/2018 - 11:42

Guwahati, April 7 (IANS) The two-day Assam Spring Festival began at the Manas National Park on Saturday where visitors will get to experience the state's local food, music, handloom and handicrafts.

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Partly cloudy Saturday in Delhi, chances of rain

Sat, 04/07/2018 - 09:46

New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) It was a partly cloudy Saturday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 19 degrees Celsius, one notch below the season's average, the weather office said.

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Dust storm throws life out of gear in Delhi

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 21:26

New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Normal life was thrown out of gear on Friday evening as dust-laden storm blew across Delhi, followed by drizzle that brought down the temperature.

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'Zombie-like' raccoons terrorise US town

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 13:22

Washington, April 6 (IANS) Residents of a town in the US state of Ohio have reported "zombie-like" raccoons which have left police puzzled, media reports said.

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Pleasant morning in Delhi, may rain

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 09:36

New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) It was a pleasant Friday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 22.5 degrees Celsius, three notches above the season's average, the weather office said.

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5.3-magnitude earthquake rocks US

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 05:10

Los Angeles, April 6 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 5.3 on the Richter scale hit off the Southern California coast on Thursday, according to the US Geological Survey.

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Bihar will get ODF status before 2019 deadline: Official

Thu, 04/05/2018 - 22:12

Patna, April 5 (IANS) In Bihar, where millions of people still opt for open defecation, the state government is trying hard and will achieve open defecation-free (ODF) status by March 31, 2019, against the deadline of October 2, 2019, an official said on Thursday.

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Japan's Mt.Shinmoe erupts again

Thu, 04/05/2018 - 13:56

Tokyo, April 5 (IANS) Japan's Mt. Shinmoe on the Kyushu island erupted on Thursday, the largest eruption since March 25.

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5.9-magnitude quake strikes Philippines

Thu, 04/05/2018 - 13:30

Manila, April 5 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale struck the eastern coast of the Philippines on Thursday, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS).

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Partly cloudy Thursday morning in Delhi

Thu, 04/05/2018 - 09:40

New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) It was partly cloudy Thursday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 23.2 degrees Celsius, five notches above the season's average, the weather office said.

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Need seen for 'global agency' to help protect dying Dal Lake

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 13:38

Srinagar, April 4 (IANS) Faced with alarming levels of muck and choking weeds, Dal lake, the main tourist attraction in the Kashmir Valley, is gasping for breath -- and the once-pristine waterbody seems to be in dire need of intervention by a specialised global agency to prevent further decay.

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Clear Wednesday morning in Delhi

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 09:54

New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) It was a clear Wednesday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 23 degrees Celsius, four notches above the season's average, the Met Office said.

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Britain to introduce 'one of world's toughest' ivory bans

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 20:16

London, April 3 (IANS) Britain is set to introduce "one of the world's toughest" bans on ivory sales in a bid to protect elephants for future generations, Environment Secretary Michael Gove announced on Tuesday.

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