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  • Illegal Bt brinjal farming in Haryana, allege activists(20:44)
    New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Illegal cultivation of Bt brinjal has been found in some parts of Haryana, the Coalition for a GM-Free India alleged on Thursday, citing tests it conducted on suspected genetically modified brinjals collected from two farms in the state's Sirsa and Fatehabad districts.
Bangladesh court seeks mobile towers radiation report
Cyclonic storm to bring rain in TN on April 30, May 1
  • Cyclonic storm to bring rain in TN on April 30, May 1(15:56)
    Chennai, April 25 (IANS) The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday predicted rains on April 30 and May 1 in Tamil Nadu as the well marked low pressure area lying over East Equoatorial Indian Ocean and adjoing southeast Bay of Bengal will first intensify into a depression and then into a cyclonic storm in the next 48 hours.
Climate protesters block London Stock Exchange
  • Climate protesters block London Stock Exchange(15:22)
    London, April 25 (IANS) Environmental activist group Extinction Rebellion blocked the entrance to the London Stock Exchange on Thursday as climate change protests continued in the British capital.
  • Greens decry patchy recognition of air pollution, asks MPs to be pro-active(14:16)
    By Bappaditya Chatterjee
    Kolkata, April 25 (IANS) In the midst of elections, environmentalists have flagged concerns over "patchy recognition of the problem of unhealthy air" by MPs over the past five years, particularly those representing the cities and towns that figure in WHOs list of most polluted cities.
  • Vast expanse of rainforests lost in 2018: Analysis(14:06)
    Washington, April 25 (IANS) More than 3.6 million hectares of pristine tropical rainforest were destroyed in 2018, according to satellite analysis, with beef, chocolate and palm oil among the main causes, the media reported on Thursday.
Rediscovering treks of Kedarnath, Badrinath
  • Rediscovering treks of Kedarnath, Badrinath(14:02)
    Dehradun, April 25 (IANS) For centuries, pilgrims trekked hundreds of miles to visit Badrinath and Kedarnath shrines nestled in the Garhwal range of Himalayas in Uttarakhand.
Egg laying mammals become source of novel anti-microbial
  • Heatwave conditions in Delhi, no respite likely soon(19:34)
    New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Delhi witnessed heatwave conditions on Wednesday with the temperature recorded at 41.7 degrees Celsius, and people must brace for hot and dry days ahead as weather forecasters rule out possibility of any rain till end of this month.
Earthquake in Arunachal, no casualties reported
  • Melting Arctic permafrost will have $70tn climate impact(16:14)
    London, April 23 (IANS) The release of methane and carbon dioxide from thawing permafrost will accelerate global warming and add up to $70 trillion to the worlds climate bill, according to the most advanced study yet of the economic consequences of a melting Arctic.
Philippines quake toll increases to 16
  • Philippines quake toll increases to 16(16:08)
    Manila, April 23 (IANS) The death toll in Monday's 6.1-magnitude quake that struck the Philippines' Luzon Island has increased to 16, amid ongoing efforts to rescue around 30 missing people who were trapped under a collapsed commercial centre, authorities said on Tuesday.
Kamdhenu Aayog proposes 10% bio fertilizer production mandatory (3rd Lead)
  • Kamdhenu Aayog proposes 10% bio fertilizer production mandatory (3rd Lead)(13:58)
    By Nirbhay Kumar
    New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The Rashtriya Kamdhenu Aayog or National Cow Commission will suggest the new government at the Centre to make it mandatory for companies like KRIBHCO and IFFCO to manufacture 10 per cent bio-fertilizers from cow dung and cow urine out of their total annual production.
Colombia landslide toll increases to 28
6.5-magnitude earthquake jolts Philippines
  • 6.5-magnitude earthquake jolts Philippines(12:34)
    Manila, April 23 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.5 on the Richter scale struck Philippines' Eastern Samar province on Tuesday, the second temblor within 24 hours of a 6.1-magnitude quake that killed nine people in Luzon Island, authorities said.
10% organic fertilizer production to be made mandatory(Lead)
  • 10% organic fertilizer production to be made mandatory(Lead)(12:26)
    By Nirbhay Kumar
    New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The Rashtriya Kamdhenu Aayog or National Cow Commission will suggest the new government at the Centre to make it mandatory for companies like KRIBHCO and IFFCO to manufacture 10 per cent bio-fertilizers from cow dung and cow urine out of their total annual production.
10% organic fertilizer production to be made mandatory
  • 10% organic fertilizer production to be made mandatory(11:42)
    By Nirbhay Kumar
    New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The Rashtriya Kamdhenu Aayog or National Cow Commission will suggest the new government at the Centre to make it mandatory for companies like KRIBHCO and IFFCO to manufacture 10 per cent bio-fertilizers from cow dung and cow urine out of their total annual production.
  • Gusty winds claim two lives in Hyderabad(22:52)
    Hyderabad, April 22 (IANS) Two persons, including a five-year-old, were killed and three others injured as gusty winds and unseasonal rains wreaked havoc here on Monday night, officials said.
Severe weather spell to hit Pakistan: Met department
  • Severe weather spell to hit Pakistan: Met department(21:20)
    Islamabad, April 22 (IANS) The Pakistan Meteorological Department issued a four-day severe weather alert forecasting widespread dust-thunderstorms and rain along with strong gusty winds across the country starting from Tuesday, the media reported on Monday.
HP commits $2mn for ocean-bound recycling chain