Himachal's Keylong freezes at minus 9.3(10:54) Shimla, Jan 26 (IANS) A cold wave continued to grip Himachal Pradesh on Sunday with Keylong, the Lahaul-Spiti headquarters, recording a minimum minus 9.3 degrees Celsius.
14 dead in Brazil heavy rains(10:40) Brasilia, Jan 26 (IANS) At least 14 people were killed due to heavy rains that lashed the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais, authorities said.
Cold wave sweeps Himachal(11:09) Shimla, Jan 25 (IANS) A cold wave continues to sweep Himachal Pradesh on Saturday, with its higher reaches shivering under sub-zero temperatures.
Westerlies keep extra nip in Punj-Haryana air(10:39) Chandigarh, Jan 25 (IANS) A cold north westerly wind kept an extra nip in the air on Saturday with Karnal town in Haryana recording a low of 2.5 degrees Celsius, an official said here.
Delhi slips below 5C, rain likely next week(10:28) New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) It was a clear and sunny day in the national capital on Saturday with the mercury dipping below 5 degrees. The Met forecasts overcast condition with light rain on Tuesday and Wednesday.
21 Delhi-bound trains delayed due to fog(10:11) New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) At least 21 Delhi-bound trains were delayed by several hours due to severe fog in several parts of northern India, officials said on Saturday.
Like R-Day parade ban, stop performances by elephants: PETA(15:05) New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Citing the precedent of the Defence Ministry prohibiting the use of elephants during the Republic Day parade, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India has asked the Union Government to add elephants to the list of wild animals banned from being exhibited or trained for performances in India.
Karnataka HC stays Karwar port expansion(14:28) Bengaluru, Jan 24 (IANS) The Karnataka High Court has stayed the expansion project of the Karwar port on the state's west coast, an official said on Friday.
Strong winds likely to improve AQI in Delhi on Friday(10:50) New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) There was slight improvement in both the maximum and minimum temperatures in Delhi for the second day on Friday. Strong winds expected during the day would affect the air quality positively, Met said.
FAO's geo-spatial monitoring to get boost with Japan's help(23:44) Rome, Jan 23 (IANS/AKI) The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation will scale up its geospatial monitoring toolkit thanks to a new cooperation accord with the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, FAO said in a statement on Thursday.
Study economics before lecturing: US Treasury Secy to Greta(20:38) London, Jan 23 (IANS) Days after US President Donald Trump slammed "prophets of doom" on climate change, his Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin advised teen environmental activist Greta Thunberg to study economics before lecturing the world, reports said.
Tsunami hero, DMMC get Aapda Prabandhan Puraskar(19:31) New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) IPS officer Kumar Munnan Singh, who earned accolades for his rescue work during the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami disaster, and the Disaster Mitigation and Management Centre (DMMC) in Uttarakhand have been selected for the Subhash Chandra Bose Aapda Prabandhan Puraskar-2020, the Home Ministry said on Thursday.
Himachal reels under severe cold wave(11:15) Shimla, Jan 23 (IANS) Large parts of Himachal Pradesh reeled under severe cold wave on Thursday, with the minimum temperature staying below freezing point, the weather bureau said. However, the weather will largely remain dry till Sunday.
Goa tableau to showcase its biodiversity, shores(22:08) New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Goa will depict its seashore along with its biodiversity and livelihoods on its tableau during the Republic Day parade, apart from highlighting the state's campaign to 'Save the Frog'.
Bamboo, cane crafts will dominate Assam tableau(21:40) New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) The Assam government has decided to showcase the northeastern state's bamboo and cane crafts in its tableau during the Republic Day parade, a senior state government officer said on Wednesday.
Top Indian philanthropists join hands to fight climate change (Lead)(19:48) New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS In a bid to solve Indias pressing climate challenges, countrys foremost philanthropists on Wednesday joined hands to form the India Climate Collaborative (ICC) that will worke to strengthen the climate community locally, build a climate narrative and drive solutions that will ensure both the natural world and people thrive.
Punjab bans 15-year old diesel-run 3-wheelers(18:01) Chandigarh, Jan 22 (IANS) The Punjab government on Wednesday announced a ban on three-wheelers that are older than 15 years and run on fossil fuel. They will be replaced with electric or compressed natural gas (CNG) engines.