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Two wild elephants rescued in Kerala
Wayanad (Kerala), April 5 (IANS) A group of forest officials on Sunday morning toiled for over 3 hours to rescue two wild elephants which had accidentally fallen into a pond in a private estate at Meppadi near here.
2020-04-05
Category: India, Kerala,National,Environment/Wildlife
Covid-19 clarity: Now see mighty Dhauladhars from Punjab plains
Jalandhar, April 3 (IANS) With nature reclaiming its space, now you can see the mighty Dhauladhar range of Himachal Pradesh from plains of Punjab!
2020-04-03
Category: India, Punjab,National,Environment/Wildlife,Human Interest/Society
IAF choppers to fight Karnataka forest fires: Minister
Bengaluru, April 2 (IANS) Forest fires during the summer in Karnataka will be fought with the help of Indian Air Force (IAF) choppers, state Forest Minister Anand Singh said on Thursday.
2020-04-02
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics,Environment/Wildlife
Climate action not on hold amid COVID-19, say experts
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) With the UN climate body and the UK government announcing to defer the crucial climate negotiations, known as the COP26, for a year amid the coronavirus pandemic, climate experts on Thursday said the delay does not mean a postponement of climate action.
2020-04-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Leopard spotted in Chandigarh amid lockdown
Chandigarh, March 30 (IANS) With the prevailing eerie silence in Chandigarh owing to the curfew to limit the spread of coronavirus, a leopard from the nearby Sukhna Wildlife Sanctuary entered the city in the wee hours of Monday and was spotted in a plush Sector 5 residential area, police said.
2020-03-30
Category: India, Punjab,National,Environment/Wildlife
Lockdown: Delhi's air quality improves to 'good' category
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Amid the 21-day lockdown enforced to contain the spread of coronavirus, the air quality in the national capital improved to a 'good' category on Sunday.
2020-03-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Social media riddle: Who crossed the road -- Malabar or Indian civet?
Thiruvananthapuram, March 27 (IANS) A picture of an Indian civet has taken social media highlighting quieter days in India because of the lockdown by storm. The confusion, however, persisted whether it was a Malabar civet -- an endangered species -- or an Indian civet roaming the roads in Kozhikode.
2020-03-27
Category: India, Kerala,National,Environment/Wildlife
NGT seeks pollution body's response on End-of-Life Vehicles
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has sought Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) and Transport Department's response on a petition seeking direction for dealing with the End-of-Life Vehicles (ELVs).
2020-03-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Britain to co-chair India-led global climate initiative
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Britain on Friday was confirmed as the first co-chair of the Governing Council on the India-led global Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (CDRI).
2020-03-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
AQI 'Moderate' in Delhi; rains predicted
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) The national capital on Friday witnessed 'moderate' air quality with AQI at 132, and forecast of light rain on Sunday that was expected to further improve it.
2020-03-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
25 sheep killed by wild beasts in Kashmir valley
Srinagar, March 15 (IANS) Twenty-five sheep were killed by wild animals in north Kashmir's Baramulla district.
2020-03-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Environment/Wildlife
Indian farmers spending more on insecticides for Bt cotton
New York, March 15 (IANS) Indian farmers are spending more on insecticides for genetically modified (GM) Bt cotton, say researchers, adding that the situation is worsening.
2020-03-15
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Environment/Wildlife
Rainfall, snowfall likely over Western Himalayan region: IMD
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) The IMD on Saturday predicted that while a large part of the country may receive light to moderate rainfall in the next 24 hours, ending 1 p.m. on Sunday, the week ahead will be dry for the country barring the Western Himalayan region.
2020-03-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Cold weather conditions in Kashmir
Srinagar, March 12 (IANS) More than a month after the end of harsh winter period of 'Chillai-Kalan', cold conditions have returned in the Kashmir valley.
2020-03-12
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Environment/Wildlife
Parliament passes Mineral Laws (Amendment) Bill
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) The Mineral Laws (Amendment) Bill 2020 was passed in the Rajya Sabha on Thursday, with 83 members voting in its favour and 12 against. On March 6, the Lok Sabha cleared the Bill amid a ruckus by the opposition.
2020-03-12
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Himachal signs pacts with WB to boost agriculture
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) The central government, the Himachal Pradesh government and the World Bank on Wednesday signed an $80 million loan agreement to improve water management practices and increase agricultural productivity in selected gram panchayats in the hill state.
2020-03-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
More rain, snow likely in Himachal's tourist places
Shimla, March 11 (IANS) The cold spell was slated to extend for a couple of days more in Himachal as many places in the hill state were likely to witness rain and moderate snow, weather officials said on Wednesday.
2020-03-11
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Bats, crows found dead in Kozhikode's bird flu-hit areas
Kozhikode (Kerala), March 10 (IANS) Three days after the presence of bird flu was confirmed in two areas of Kerala's Kozhikode district, local villagers on Tuesday found a good number of bats and crows lying dead there.
2020-03-10
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine,Environment/Wildlife
With AQI at 42, Delhi breathes cleanest air this year
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) The national capital on Saturday witnessed cleanest air quality of the year so far with the overall AQI at 42, under the 'good' category.
2020-03-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
SC wants BS-VI heavy vehicles for Delhi civic agencies
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday said it is worried about the future in the backdrop of increasing air pollution and asked the municipal corporations and other civic agencies in Delhi to consider acquiring BS-VI-compliant diesel vehicles instead of BS-IV.
2020-03-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights
SC asks CBI to probe use of banned chemicals in firecrackers
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday directed the CBI to investigate allegations that Tamil Nadu-based firecrackers manufacturers using banned chemicals like barium nitrate in the manufacturing of green crackers, which is a violation of the top court orders.
2020-03-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights
SC asks CBI to probe use of banned chemicals in firecrackers
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday directed the CBI to investigate allegations that Tamil Nadu-based firecrackers manufacturers using banned chemicals like barium nitrate in the manufacturing of green crackers, which is a violation of the top court orders.
2020-03-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights
SC asks CBI to probe use of banned chemicals in firecrackers
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday directed the CBI to investigate allegations that Tamil Nadu-based firecrackers manufacturers using banned chemicals like barium nitrate in the manufacturing of green crackers, which is a violation of the top court orders.
2020-03-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights
Yogi promises clean, pollution-free Yamuna
Barsana (UP), March 3 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday said the Yamuna river would soon be made clean and pollution-free like the holy Ganges.
2020-03-03
Category: India, Haryana,National,Environment/Wildlife
Computer Baba causing bad blood in Madhya Pradesh govt
Bhopal, March 1 (IANS) The Kamal Nath government in Madhya Pradesh is facing the music for patronising political 'Babas' for trying to wean away the Hindutva constituency nurtured by preceding Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan.
2020-03-01
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Haryana allocates paltry Rs 12 cr to curb pollution
Gurugram, Feb 29 (IANS) Despite being home to some of the most polluted cities, like Gurugram, Faridabad, Panipat and Hisar, the Haryana government doesn't seem to be concerned.
2020-02-29
Category: India, Haryana,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Delhi ends February with fresh rain spell
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) The mercury, which soared in the national capital in the last few days, dipped following rains in several parts of the city on Saturday.
2020-02-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Deep-sea coral gardens discovered in mysterious canyons
Sydney, Feb 29 (IANS) Scientists have discovered stunning "gardens" of deep-sea corals in the mysterious Bremer Canyon Marine Park off south western Australia during an oceanographic expedition.
2020-02-29
Category: International, Australia,Environment/Wildlife
Storm Jorge to bring heavy rain, strong winds to UK
London, Feb 28 (IANS) A new storm named Jorge is set to hit parts of the UK on Saturday, bringing with it heavy rains and strong winds, according to the Met Office.
2020-02-28
Category: International, United Kingdom,Environment/Wildlife
Warmer than usual summer likely this year: IMD
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) After a cold winter, 2020 may surprise one with warmer than normal summer.
2020-02-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
J&K aims for white revolution in milk production
Srinagar, Feb 27 (IANS) At a time when white revolution is gaining momentum across the country, Jammu & Kashmir is also taking measures to keep pace with the Union Territory producing 70 lakh litres of milk per day.
2020-02-27
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Environment/Wildlife
Kids who feel connected to nature likely to be happier
New York, Feb 26 (IANS) Dear parents, please take note. Researchers have found that children who feel connected to nature are also more likely to be happier.
2020-02-26
Category: International, United States,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine
Panther injures 3 in Jaipur district
Jaipur, Feb 24 (IANS) Three villagers in Jaipur district were injured after a panther strayed into the fields and attacked them on Monday, forest officials said.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Environment/Wildlife
Elephant kills 4 in Odisha, reaches Bhubaneswar
Bhubaneswar, Feb 24 (IANS) The wild tusker, that had trampled four people to death and injured five others in Odisha's Puri district on Sunday, was spotted on the outskirts of the state capital on Monday, officials said.
2020-02-24
Category: India, Orissa,National,Environment/Wildlife
Three American tourists lost in Uttarakhand forests rescued
Dehra Dun, Feb 23 (IANS) Three American tourists, who were lost in the forests of the Rajaji National Park near here after an impulsive decision to see it, were rescued by the police on Sunday after an over seven-hour-long search operation, police said.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National,Environment/Wildlife
In gold-rich Sonbhadra, 269 villages afflicted by fluorosis
Sonbhadra, Feb 23 (IANS) Sonbhadra district of Uttar Pradesh was in news for gold reserves, but about 10,000 villagers of 269 villages here have become disabled due to fluorosis reportedly caused by air and water pollution.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine
25% climate change messages on Twitter written by bots: Study
New York, Feb 22 (IANS) A lot of messages denying the effects of global warming might actually have been written by bots as new research from Brown University in the US found that about 25 per cent of the tweets about climate change that they analysed were produced by automated accounts.
2020-02-22
Category: International, United States,Environment/Wildlife,Politics,Technology
Australian fusion startup promises unlimited, safe energy
Sydney, Feb 22 (IANS) An Australian fusion startup called HB11 which is a spin-off from the University of New South Wales (UNSW) Sydney, has secured patents for its ground-breaking, laser-driven technique for fusion energy generation that promises clear, safe energy.
2020-02-22
Category: International, Australia,Science/Tech,Environment/Wildlife
Vizag Port denies report of any tiger attack
Visakhapatnam, Feb 20 (IANS) Reports of an alleged tiger attack at Visakhapatnam Port sent netizens into a tizzy on Thursday but authorities denied that any such incident occurred.
2020-02-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Better monitoring may help save lions in India
Dehradun, Feb 20 (IANS) An alternative method of monitoring endangered lions in India can help improve estimates of their numbers and also in making informed conservation policy and management decisions.
2020-02-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Taapsee on Filmfare Awards storm: Glad my name wasn't dragged into it
Mumbai, Feb 20 (IANS) Actress Taapsee Pannu, who recently won the Filmfare Critics' Choice Award for Best Actor (Female), has reacted on the controversy that the awards ceremony has generated this year, over Zoya Akhtar's "Gully Boy" sweeping most of the awards.
2020-02-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Environment/Wildlife,Bollywood
Number of dugong in Gujarat may be more than estimated
Gandhinagar, Feb 19 (IANS) There's a good news for wildlife enthusiasts, especially marine, that dugongs, feared to have gone extinct along the Gujarat coast, might be there in decent numbers. It was earlier estimated to be around a dozen or so.
2020-02-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Environment/Wildlife
SC invites Gadkari to court on issues related to EVs
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday expressed willingness to interact with Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari to consider issues related to procurement of electric vehicles (EVs), which could play a major role in curbing air pollution, for public transport and setting up charging infrastructure for these vehicles in the country.
2020-02-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
New renewable device generates electricity 'out of thin air'
New York, Feb 18 (IANS) Scientists at the University of Massachusetts Amherst in the US have developed a device that uses a natural protein to create electricity from moisture in the air.
2020-02-18
Category: International, United States,Environment/Wildlife
80% Indian bird species population on decline
Gandhinagar, Feb 17 (IANS) Almost 80 per cent of the 867 species of birds population in India has been on decline in the past five years, according to a report to which over 15,500 birdwatchers from across the country contributed.
2020-02-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Environment/Wildlife
Extreme weather events can bring next recession
New York, Feb 17 (IANS) Extreme weather could bring next recession, say researchers, adding that despite obvious market risks brought by fires, floods and other events, asset managers are slow to react.
2020-02-17
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Tigress found dead in Jharkhand's Betla park
Ranchi, Feb 16 (IANS) A tigress was found dead at Betla National Park in Jharkhand's Latehar district on Sunday, forest officials said.
2020-02-16
Category: India, Bihar,National,Environment/Wildlife
Air pollution's tiny particles may trigger heart attacks
New York, Feb 16 (IANS) Researchers have found that even a few hours' exposure to ambient ultrafine particles common in air pollution may potentially trigger a non-fatal heart attack.
2020-02-16
Category: International, United States,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine
Quake jolts Manipur, areas bordering Myanmar
Imphal, Feb 14 (IANS) A 3.6-magnitude earthquake hit Manipur and areas bordering Myanmar on Friday night. There was no report of any damage or casualty, official said.
2020-02-14
Category: India, Manipur,National,Environment/Wildlife
ICRISAT launches new facility to accelerate plant life-cycle
Hyderabad, Feb 14 (IANS) Giving a major boost to the efforts to modernise crop breeding, the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) on Friday launched new facility, which is projected to significantly lower time and cost of crop varietal development.
2020-02-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Science/Tech