New York, April 14 (IANS) While extreme cold increases mortality risks for people with cardiovascular and respiratory diseases, extreme heat is risky for people with renal diseases, new research suggests.
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) It was a sunny morning in the national capital on Saturday with the minimum temperature recorded at 18.2 degrees Celsius, three notches below the season's average, the weather office said.
Kolkata, April 13 (IANS) The Royal Bengal tiger, spotted on several occasions in forests of West Bengal's Jhargram, West Midnapore and Bankura districts since early March this year, was on Friday found dead in the state's Lalgarh forest, an official said.
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR) on Thursday kickstarted its mission to identify and mark locations of 26 sources within the national capital which pollute the air.
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) While the presence of a leopard at North Delhi could not be confirmed, animal experts and the forest department on Thursday suggested that people learn to co-exist with the feline.
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) While the forest department is struggling to confirm the presence of a leopard in the national capital, officials on Thursday said such tasks are becoming increasing difficult given a massive staff crunch, with almost negligible frontline staff.
London, April 12 (IANS) A new early warning satellite system has revealed that India along with Spain, Morocco and Iraq faces the risk of shrinking reservoirs that can lead to taps going dry.
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Awareness about the harm easily-accessible, plastic-based sanitary napkins have been causing to both health and the environment is spreading -- but slowly. And helping the cause of better menstrual hygiene, many sanitary pad makers, NGOs and indigenous brands are turning towards natural products to produce sustainable pads.
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) It was sunny Thursday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 17.6 degrees Celsius, three notches above the season's average, the weather office said.
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Trace of rains on Wednesday brought some respite from the heat in the national capital and surrounding areas. Weather analysts, however, said the respite was short-lived as the mercury will rise again from Thursday.
Hyderabad, April 11 (IANS) With a potential of 1,730 MW power generation through rooftop solar panels, Hyderabad can become solar champion in India, thereby reduce air pollution by cutting on coal-based power, according to a study.
Shimla, April 11 (IANS) The decision to set up forest police stations or 'van thanas' in Himachal Pradesh to combat organised forest crimes was not planned that resulted in non-utilisation of infrastructure worth Rs 4.04 crore, the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has said.
Lucknow, April 11 (IANS) The city and its neighbouring areas woke up to pleasant weather on Wednesday as gusty winds and a brief spell of rain brought down the mercury but this sudden change also brought in gloom for the farmers as a major part of the wheat crop is lying in the fields.
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) It was a pleasant Wednesday morning here with the minimum temperature recorded at 23.6 degrees Celsius, three notches above the season's average, the weather office said.