- Delhi breathes easy as air quality improves(16:17)
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) The nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus outbreak has emerged as a silver lining with a drastic improvement in quality of air in the national capital.
- Covid-19: Kerala takes care of stray dogs too(19:24)
Thiruvananthapuram, March 27 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Friday said that the state has a large population of stray dogs and now with a total lockdown on account of Covid-19, they are in dire straits and the local bodies should ensure that they get food.
- SC relaxes March 31 deadline for BS VI vehicles(18:54)
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday allowed the sale of BS-IV compliant vehicles for 10 days, barring NCR-Delhi, after the lifting of the 21-day nationwide lockdown announced by the Prime Minister from Tuesday midnight due to the outbreak of coronavirus.
- Social media riddle: Who crossed the road -- Malabar or Indian civet?(17:47)
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.
- Leopard mauls girl in UP(09:43)
Lakhimpur (Uttar Pradesh), March 27 (IANS) A 10-year-old girl was mauled to death by a leopard in Isanagar area of Lakhimpur on Wednesday night.
- NGT seeks pollution body's response on End-of-Life Vehicles(12:18)
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).
- Amidst lockdown, states told to care for distressed zoo animals(17:08)
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) Citing severe hardship faced by animals in zoos in the wake of restrictions imposed across the country, the Central government on Tuesday directed all the states and Union Territories to ensure supply of drinking water, food and requisite healthcare to them.
- Every 2nd car to be electric one globally in 2050: Study(12:33)
London, March 24 (IANS) In 2050, every second car on the streets could be electric which would reduce global CO2 emissions by up to 1.5 gigatons per year -- equivalent to the total current CO2 emissions of Russia, a new study has predicted.
- Lockdown leads to improved air quality in Delhi(12:26)
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) A complete lockdown in the country and enforcement of drastic measures to curb the spread of coronavirus has resulted in localised improvement of air quality.
- UP woman killed by tiger, villagers protest(09:54)
Pilibhit (Uttar Pradesh), March 22 (IANS) In a third such incident this year, a 50-year-old woman was mauled to death by a tiger while she was working in her field, about 150 metres from the core forest area of the Pilibhit Tiger Reserve (PTR).
- AQI 'Moderate' in Delhi; rains predicted(12:00)
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.
- 5.9-magnitude quake hits Tibet(09:58)
Lhasa, March 20 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale hit Tibet on Friday, authorities said, adding that there were no reports of damages or injuries.
- 100 cattle ergets, crows found dead in Aligarh(09:25)
Aligarh, March 20 (IANS) More than 100 cattle egrets (known as Buffalo birds) and nine crows were found dead on Thursday under mysterious circumstances at two different sites in Sasni gate and AMU campus.