- Native cows will match foreign breeds in 5 years: Giriraj(14:06)
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) In the coming five years the native cows will match the standards of international breeds, said Minister of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries Giriraj Singh in the Lok Sabha detailing efforts being made by the Modi government under Rashtra Gokul Mission.
- Sydney declares climate emergency(11:24)
Sydney, June 25 (IANS) The Australian city of Sydney on Tuesday declared a climate emergency and called for a price on carbon to be reinstated, stressing that global warming poses a danger to its residents and to the whole country.
- Monsoons likely to hit Gujarat in 48 hours: IMD(23:58)
Ahmedabad, June 24 (IANS) The south-west monsoon winds are likely to bring showers in Ahmedabad and other adjoining areas during the next 48 hours, weather officials said on Monday.
- Aim to supply piped drinking water to all Delhi households by 2024: Kejriwal(22:38)
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said his government is aiming to provide clean and potable piped water 24x7 to every single household of Delhi by 2024 and urged the Central government to increase Delhi's share of water which has remained unchanged since 1994.
- Gujarat's Gir lions to soon have radio collars(22:26)
Ahmedabad, June 24 (IANS) The rare Asiatic lions in Gujarat's Gir forests and surrounding regions will have radio collars fitted around their necks this month, similar to the lions of the African savannah and the Serengeti.
- Garbage crisis could grip Goa's 'queen of beaches'(21:42)
Panaji, June 24 (IANS) A garbage crisis could grip one of Goa's most popular beach at Calangute -- called the queen of beaches -- after the Corporation of the City of Panaji, which oversees civic needs of the state capital on Monday refused to treat wet garbage in the beach village at a facility it operates near Panaji.
- 5.5-magnitude earthquake hits Tokyo(08:30)
Tokyo, June 24 (IANS) Japan's capital Tokyo and its surrounding regions were hit by a 5.5-magnitude earthquake on Monday, although no tsunami alert was issued and no significant damage has been reported so far.
- MP to run 'Save Water' campaign, 'Water Cell' formed(01:26)
Bhopal, June 24 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh government will run "Save Water" campaign with the suggestions and involvement of common people. A state level "Water Cell" has also been constituted for the purpose.
- 31 injured in China earthquake(15:34)
Beijing, June 23 (IANS) Thirty-one people were injured after a 5.4-magnitude earthquake jolted Gongxian County in China's Sichuan province, authorities said on Sunday.
- Veggies also transmit superbugs to human gut: Study(14:20)
San Francisco, June 23 (IANS) Not just animal meat but plant-based foods are also serving as vehicles for transmitting antibiotic-resistant bacteria to the gut microbiome of humans, warn researchers.
- Greenland could lose 4.5% of its ice by century end(11:54)
New York, June 23 (IANS) Greenland could lose 4.5 per cent of its ice, contributing up to 13 inches of sea level rise, by the end of this century if worldwide greenhouse gas emissions remain on their current trajectory, warns a new study.
- Poor living around Corbett reserve deprived of welfare funds (IANS SPECIAL)(19:44)
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Huge funds meant for the welfare of poor people living around Jim Corbett Tiger Reserve were allegedly diverted to the state treasury. Luxury resorts and hotels located around the tiger reserve, supposed to be taxed for eco-development, were allegedly obliged by officials to evade cess, a top wildlife officer has said.
- DMK protests, AIADMK seeks rain Gods' blessings(10:54)
Chennai, June 22 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's Opposition DMK on Saturday began protests across the state against the AIADMK government's failure to take prompt action to meet the state's water crisis. The ruling party officials, meanwhile, were holding yagnas in temples seeking God's blessings for the rains.
- Mild tremors in parts of Telangana(01:24)
Hyderabad, June 22 (IANS) Mild tremors were felt in Adilabad and Nirmal districts of Telangana and parts of neighbouring Maharashtra late Friday night.