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Leopard spotted in Lucknow, panic in the area
Lucknow, Dec 26 (IANS) A leopard was spotted in CCTV footage roaming in the Gudumba locality of the state capital, creating a scare in the area.
2021-12-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Shrinking forests, habitats leading to rising man-elephant conflict
Guwahati/Agartala, Dec 26 (IANS) With the degradation of forests and shrinking of habitats, human-elephant conflicts are rising in the northeastern states, mainly in Assam and Tripura, with 971 people being killed by wild elephants and 926 tuskers dying from diverse causes since 2010 in Assam.
2021-12-26
Category: India, Assam,National,Environment/Wildlife,Human Interest/Society
J&K, Ladakh brace up for another spell of rain & snow
Srinagar, Dec 26 (IANS) Minimum temperature dropped below the freezing point on Sunday in Kashmir and Ladakh as the weather office forecast light rain/snow during the next 24 hours in J&K and Ladakh.
2021-12-26
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Environment/Wildlife
Delhi's AQI remains 'severe' for 6th day, light rain likely
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) As pollution levels in Delhi remained in the 'severe' category for the sixth day in a row, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted a cloudy sky with light rain in the national capital on Sunday.
2021-12-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
NGT asks CPCB, MP govt to assess hazardous waste at Bhopal's Union Carbide factory
New Delhi/Bhopal, Dec 26 (IANS) The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) and the Madhya Pradesh government to ascertain the factual position of hazardous waste lying at the defunct Union Carbide factory in Bhopal.
2021-12-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Wet spell across northwest, central, east India: IMD
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Sunday predicted a wet spell across northwest, central and east India in next 3-4 days.
2021-12-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Indian scientists reveal new layer of monsoon circulation's link to Antarctica
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) Identifying several occurrences of interchanging intense and weak monsoon circulation events during the 145 kyr period (roughly a millennia), Indian scientists have found that warm/cold conditions in Antarctica show a near one-to-one coupling with weak/strong monsoon phases, suggesting a strong mechanistic link between them during the period.
2021-12-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Science/Tech
Delhi's AQI improves to 'very poor' from 'severe'
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) After crossing the 400 or 'severe' mark a day ago, Delhi's Air Quality Index (AQI) improved marginally on Saturday to 398, which is the lower end of the 'very poor' category.
2021-12-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Minimum temperature above freezing point in Srinagar
Srinagar, Dec 25 (IANS) The minimum temperature in Srinagar remained above the freezing point on Saturday as the weather office has forecast moderate to heavy rain/snow between December 26 and 28 in Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh.
2021-12-25
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Environment/Wildlife
Flight operations normal despite low visibility: Delhi airport
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) The flight operations at the Delhi airport were normal on Saturday morning despite low visibility due to the fog.
2021-12-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Technology assisted ecosystem-based conservation need of hour for Kerala
Kerala, the glorious "Gods own country" is blessed with greeneries, water lagoons and marine ecosystem comprising a land area of 38,863 km2 merely 1.18 per cent of Indias landmass is placed between the Lakshadweep Sea to the west and forest-grown mountain range, the Western Ghats in the east.
2021-12-25
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Technology
China issues yellow alert for cold wave
Beijing, Dec 24 (IANS) China's National Meteorological Centre on Friday issued a yellow alert for cold waves, forecasting low temperatures and gales in vast regions of the country.
2021-12-24
Category: International, China,Environment/Wildlife
Mainly clear sky in Delhi-NCR; AQI 'severe'
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) Delhi-NCR woke up to a mainly clear sky on Friday morning with the minimum and maximum temperatures till 9.30 a.m being recorded at 7 and 24 degrees Celsius, respectively, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.
2021-12-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Skinniest elephant rescued in MP will be shifted to UP rehabilitation centre
Bhopal, Dec 24 (IANS) India's skinniest female elephant, Laxmi, that was rescued in an emaciated condition from Madhya Pradesh's Chhatarpur district, will be shifted to Wildlife (Elephant) Conservation and Care Centre in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura.
2021-12-24
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Min temps in NW India rising: IMD
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) The minimum temperatures have risen to 4-6 degrees Celsius over northwest India and central India during past four days with some stations such as Amritsar, Churu & Sikar witnessing almost 8-12 degrees Celsius, the India Meteorological Department said on Friday.
2021-12-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Season's 1st cold wave warning issued for Seoul
Seoul, Dec 24 (IANS) This season's first cold wave warning will be issued in the greater Seoul area and many other parts of South Korea on Friday night, with temperatures expected to plummet to as low as minus 15 degrees Celsius the following morning, the weather agency said.
2021-12-24
Category: International, South Korea,Environment/Wildlife
Smoke from volcano affects flights in Colombian capital
Bogota, Dec 24 (IANS) The direction of flights to and from the Colombian capital of Bogota will be modified due to smoke from the Nevado del Ruiz volcano and it may cause delays, the state-run Civil Aviation Authority announced.
2021-12-24
Category: International, Colombia,Environment/Wildlife
CAG raises concern over pending dam repairs in MP
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) Of the 28 dams that were found to have major deficiencies of multiple kinds, deficiencies in 20 are to be rectified even after 11 to 69 months of their being pointed out, a report by the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India has found.
2021-12-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
PM2.5 emissions in Delhi came down by 22% in 2019 against 2016: TERI
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) Despite the growth in contributing sectors, PM2.5 emissions for Delhi have decreased by 22 per cent in 2019 as compared to 2016 due to the closure of the Badarpur station, introduction of Euro-IV standards across India, ban on 10-year-old diesel vehicles, construction of eastern and western peripheral highways, and shift of industries to CNG.
2021-12-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Female giraffe dies in Assam zoo
Guwahati, Dec 24 (IANS) A female giraffe in Assam's botanical garden-cum zoo in Guwahati has died. Zoo authorities suspect that her head might have got stuck in her enclosure while having food, officials said on Friday.
2021-12-24
Category: India, Assam,National,Environment/Wildlife
K'taka: Shivakumar asks people to make protest for Mekedatu project success
Kodagu, (Karnataka) Dec 24 (IANS) Karnataka Congress President D. K. Shivakumar on Friday urged the people of the state to make the 10-day protest demanding implementation of the Mekedatu project a success.
2021-12-24
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Centre of Excellence for water reuse launched
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) Highlighting that cutting-edge research should aim to help the larger community, Vibha Dhawan, Director General, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), on Friday said that treating wastewater at source is crucial not only from an economic perspective but also as a sustainability measure.
2021-12-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Scientists foresee less snowfall but intense cold in northern region
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) Expect less snowfall over the Himalayas, but intense cold wave in north India this winter, warn climate scientists.
2021-12-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Commission for Air Quality Management seeks comments from public, experts
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) As the air quality in Delhi-NCR turned to "severe" and "hazardous", the Commission for Air Quality Management in NCR and Adjoining Areas (CAQM) on Friday put out advertisements in public domain seeking comments and suggestions from general public and experts for permanent solution for the problem of air pollution in the area.
2021-12-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Aussie astronomers capture black hole eruption
Sydney, Dec 23 (IANS) Astronomers from Curtin University, as part of an international team, have produced the most comprehensive images of the nearest active black hole to earth.
2021-12-23
Category: International, Australia,Environment/Wildlife,Politics,Science/Tech
Minimum temperature rises above zero in Srinagar, light snow at isolated places
Srinagar, Dec 23 (IANS) After nearly one month the minimum temperature on Thursday rose above the freezing point in Srinagar and many places in Kashmir.
2021-12-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Environment/Wildlife
Lack of awareness hampering inclusivity in India's climate movement: Diana Award winner
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) Eighteen-year-old climate activist Aditya Dubey's continuous effort to fight off Delhi's air pollution problem as a citizen led to the promulgation of the Commission For Management Of Air Quality (CAQM) in the national capital and its adjoining areas besides making him eligible to win the prestigious Diana Award this year.
2021-12-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Light rain likely after Christmas: IMD
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted light rain in the national capital on December 26, 27 and 28.
2021-12-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
MP lost 85 tigers in past four years: Govt
Bhopal, Dec 23 (IANS) As many as 85 tigers, including 32 cubs, have died in the past four years due to various reasons in wildlife habitats of Madhya Pradesh, the government has informed the state Assembly.
2021-12-23
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics,Environment/Wildlife
Cold wave condition grips Odisha, mercury dips at many places
Bhubaneswar, Dec 23 (IANS) An intense cold wave condition continued to prevail across Odisha in the past 24 hours with the mercury plummeting to 10 degrees Celsius at 12 places, the IMD said on Thursday.
2021-12-23
Category: India, Orissa,National,Environment/Wildlife
EV charging stations with rooftop solar more economical: Report
New Delhi/Bengaluru, Dec 23 (IANS) Aiming to demonstrate the concept of using a clean source of energy (solar) for charging Electric Vehicles (EVs), a new report has shown that electric vehicle charging stations (EVCSs) with solar rooftop photovoltaic (SRTPV) facility are economically more viable than those with grid.
2021-12-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
NGT asks UP to curb pollution in Yamuna
Lucknow, Dec 23 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh Chief Secretary has been directed by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) to monitor the measures taken by the state agencies in curbing pollution in the Yamuna.
2021-12-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights
South Chennai MP seeks approval of Pallikarani Marshland project
Delhi/Chennai, Dec 23 (IANS) Member of Parliament from South Chennai, Thamizhachi Thangapandian met Union Environment Minister, Bhupender Yadav at his office in New Delhi on Thursday and petitioned him for sanctioning accord to the Pallikaranai marshland restoration project.
2021-12-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
World's largest fish at Vizag beach, guided back to sea
Visakhapatnam, Dec 23 (IANS) The world's largest fish, a whale shark, was washed ashore on a beach in Visakhapatnam but it was sent back to sea by the authorities with the help of fishermen and animal conservationists, an official said.
2021-12-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
New aviary complex comes up at Hyderabad Zoo
Hyderabad, Dec 23 (IANS) A new aviary complex has come up in Hyderabad's Nehru Zoological Park, one of the biggest zoos in the country.
2021-12-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Stalin launches 'Meendum Manjappai' campaign against plastic use
Chennai, Dec 23 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin on Thursday launched the 'Meendum Manjappai' campaign aimed at creating awareness on the usage of cloth bags instead of single-use plastic bags.
2021-12-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Environment/Wildlife,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Rats chew up x-ray machine in Bihar hospital!
Patna, Dec 23 (IANS) After purportedly drinking of lakhs of litres of confiscated liquor, rats of Bihar have been blamed for an expensive diagnostic machine at a hospital in the state's Jahanabad district going kaput.
2021-12-23
Category: India, Bihar,National,Health/Medicine,Politics,Environment/Wildlife
Updated e-waste policy in the offing
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change will soon bring out an updated and reframed policy on electronic waste that will also help the unorganised sector.
2021-12-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
NGT asks authorities to look into sewage dumping on south Delhi roads
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the Delhi Environment Department and others to look into the dumping of sewage carried by unauthorised vehicles on public roads at various places in south Delhi, and to to hold a joint meeting with officials concerned on the issue for steps including scientific disposal of sewage.
2021-12-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights
'Clean Ganga work should sustain till 2050'
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) The work of cleaning of the Ganga -- under the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) -- should sustain till 2050 and beyond so that the river remains clean and free-flowing forever, Director General of National Mission for Clean Ganga, Rajiv Ranjan Mishra said on Thursday.
2021-12-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Only 19 states have legislation for management of ground water: CAG
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Only 19 states/UTs have enacted legislation for management of ground water and among them, the legislation was only partially implemented in four states while in six other states, its enactment was pending for various reasons, a Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) report released on Tuesday said.
2021-12-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Two lakh Himachal trout ova to be dispatched to Sikkim
Shimla, Dec 22 (IANS) The first consignment of 2,00,000 rainbow eyed trout ova, the cold-water species introduced by British India in Himachal Pradesh during colonial times, will be dispatched to Sikkim for rearing this week and later the remaining 3,00,000 will be sent, state Fishery Minister Virender Kanwar said on Wednesday.
2021-12-22
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Remarkable improvement in night temperature in J&K, Ladakh
Srinagar, Dec 22 (IANS) On the second day of the 40-day long period of harsh winter cold called the 'Chillai Kalan' on Wednesday, there was remarkable improvement in night temperature in Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh.
2021-12-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Environment/Wildlife
Pregnant woman fights stray dogs to save her 3 kids in UP
Pilibhit (Uttar Pradesh), Dec 22 (IANS) A pregnant woman and her five-year-old daughter have been admitted to a hospital in a critical condition after being attacked by a pack of stray dogs.
2021-12-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society,Environment/Wildlife
Delhi likely to receive rain post Christmas
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) There is a possibility of rain on December 27 and 28 in Delhi, India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Wednesday.
2021-12-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Slight intensity earthquakes hit K'taka
Chikkaballapura (Karnataka), Dec 22 (IANS) Two slight intensity earthquakes hit Chikkaballapur, the neighbouring district of Bengaluru on Wednesday morning.
2021-12-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Environment/Wildlife
Wet spell over Western Himalayan region till December 29: IMD
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Wednesday forecast a wet spell over Western Himalayan region between December 22 and 29 and over plains of northwest India during December 26 and 29.
2021-12-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Coldwave grips Delhi, AQI 'very poor'
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) After recording the coldest day of this year with the minimum temperature plunging to 3.2 degrees Celsius amid an ongoing "severe" cold wave, Delhi's maximum and minimum temperature will settle at 21 and 4 degrees, respectively, on Tuesday.
2021-12-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Night temperatures rise as 'Chillai Kalan' starts in Kashmir
Srinagar, Dec 21 (IANS) The first of the 40-day long period of harsh winter cold, the 'Chillai Kalan' on Tuesday was marked by improvement in minimum temperature in Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh.
2021-12-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Environment/Wildlife
6.2-magnitude quake hits California
San Francisco, Dec 21 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.2 on the Richter scale jolted California, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said.
2021-12-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Environment/Wildlife,Politics