Environment

President plants Baobab sapling

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 13:36

New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday planted a Baobab sapling, which has a life span of over 2,000 years, in the gardens of Rashtrapati Bhavan.

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'Sanitary pads need to be made biodegradable' (Health Feature)

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 12:56

New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Periods: The word is no longer taboo. Both women and men, in recent times, have spoken out about menstrual health and there has been quite a lot of awareness over it through films and other medium.

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Clear Tuesday morning in Delhi

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 09:44

New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) It was a clear Tuesday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 21.4 degrees Celsius, three notches above the season's average, the weather office said.

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Heaviest April snow storm in 12 years hits NYC

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 22:34

New York, April 2 (IANS) New Yorkers woke up to yet another winter storm on Monday which the US National Weather Service predicted to bring about one to two inches (about 2.5 cm to 5 cm) of snow per hour to the Big Apple.

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Above average temperatures, heat waves till June, warns Met

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 19:54

New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) With above average temperatures already being felt in several regions across the country, the weather department on Monday predicted one to three degrees' rise in temperature this year.

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Sunny Monday morning in Delhi

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 09:48

New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) It was a sunny Monday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 20.8 degrees Celsius, two notches above the season's average, the weather office said.

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IMD predicts above average temperatures in April-June

Sun, 04/01/2018 - 22:50

New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Temperatures in the summer season between April and June are expected to be above seasonal averages over most parts of the country, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Sunday.

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IMO to begin talks on reducing ship emissions

Sun, 04/01/2018 - 15:22

New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) will begin talks in London on Tuesday to discuss proposals to limit and reduce emissions by ships.

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Pleasant Sunday morning in Delhi

Sun, 04/01/2018 - 10:10

New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) It was a pleasant morning in the national capital on Sunday with the minimum temperature recorded at 20 degrees Celsius, one notch above the season's average, the weather office said.

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Pleasant Saturday morning in Delhi

Sat, 03/31/2018 - 09:48

New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) It was a pleasant Saturday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 20 degrees Celsius, two notches above the season's average, the weather office said.

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100 monkeys die in UP, viscera sent for tests

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 17:16

Lucknow, March 30 (IANS) The viscera of the 100 monkeys found dead over the past few days in Amroha district have been dispatched to the Indian Veterinary Research Institute (IVRI) in Bareilly and the report is awaited, an official said on Friday.

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Mexico City rolls out hybrid taxi to reduce emissions

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 11:08

Mexico City, March 30 (IANS) Mexico City, one of the most polluted cities in the world, has unveiled a prototype for a "hybrid taxi", which will soon take to the streets and produce 50 per cent less emissions than regular cabs.

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Clear Friday morning in Delhi

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 09:44

New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) It was a clear Friday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 20 degrees Celsius, two notches above the season's average, the Met Office said.

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Clear Thursday morning in Delhi

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 09:24

New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) It was a clear Thursday morning in the national capital here with the minimum temperature recorded at 19.6 degrees Celsius, two notches above the season's average, the Met Office said.

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