Cold, misty morning in Delhi(23 minutes ago) New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) It was a cold, misty morning in Delhi on Tuesday with the minimum temperature recorded at 12 degrees Celsius, a notch above the season's average, while the air quality was in the 'poor' category.
Himachal installs 6K bins with BJP MPs' names(23 minutes ago) Shimla, Feb 19 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh has installed 6,000 dustbins along urban and rural roads displaying names of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Members of Parliament. Another 13,000 more are in the process of being installed.
24 killed in bus crash in Bolivia(03:08) La Paz, Feb 19 (IANS) Twenty-four people were killed and 11 others injured on Monday when a bus collided with a truck in western Bolivia, police told Efe.
Climate change threatens 2 of Ecuador's 7 glaciers(01:40) Quito, Feb 19 (IANS) Ecuador could lose two of its seven glaciers over the next few years thanks to global warming, a phenomenon that worries experts because it would alter the paramo ecosystem and its effect on the nation's water supply and humidity, media reported.
J&J implant victims object to compensation package(21:44) New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Victims of Johnson & Johnson faulty Articular Surface Replacement (ASR) hip implants have written to the central expert committee (CEC) raising objections to the compensation package proposed by the government.
HC grants bail on condition of planting 50 saplings(21:10) New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has granted anticipatory bail to a man facing prosecution in a molestation case on the condition that he will plant 50 saplings in a government school.
Indian product designed to stop bleeding poised to go global(18:16) Hyderabad, Feb 18 (IANS) A product to stop bleeding, made by an Indian company with extract from shellfish, is poised to become a global brand with its widespread use by the defence forces and hospitals in various countries besides Indian forces.
New drug to delay ageing discovered(14:14) New York, Feb 18 (IANS) Researchers, including one of Indian origin, have developed a new drug that can delay ageing demonstrated by declining muscle mass, strength and function.
Household toxins linked to multiple disorders in children: Study(13:30) New York, Feb 18 (IANS) Children living in homes that have toxic chemicals on the floors and furniture are exposed to higher concentrations of harmful semi-volatile organic compounds (SVOCs) in their blood or urine than those without these materials, finds a new study.
TN Law Minister welcomes SC order on Vedanta(13:04) Chennai, Feb 18 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Law Minister C.Ve. Shanmugam on Monday welcomed the Supreme Court order allowing Vedanta's copper smelter plant in Thoothukudi to remain closed according to the state government's order.
Setback for Vedanta, SC refuses re-opening of TN copper smelting plant(11:38) New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) In a set-back to Vedanta, the Supreme Court on Monday refused to order the re-opening of its Sterlite Copper Smelting plant located in Tamil Nadu as it set-aside the National Green Tribunal's (NGT) December 15 order on the grounds of jurisdiction.
Intense cold wave grips Himachal(10:52) Shimla, Feb 18 (IANS) An intense cold wave gripped most parts of Himachal Pradesh on Monday with the weather office predicting more rain and snowfall in store.
Cold, misty morning in Delhi(09:54) New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) It was a cold, misty morning in Delhi on Monday with the minimum temperature recorded at 11.2 degrees Celsius, the season's average, while the air quality was in the 'poor' category.
Rain, snow forecast for J&K(09:40) Srinagar, Feb 18 (IANS) Rain and snowfall is likely in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday and Tuesday after the minimum temperatures across the region improved following a nightlong cloud cover.
Rain, thundershowers likely this week: Met(21:10) New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) The weather department here on Sunday predicted light rain and thundershowers for the coming days as another western disturbance is about to hit the northwest plains, including Delhi-NCR on Monday.
Will make Sikkim a carbon neutral state: CM Pawan Chamling(20:46) Gangtok, Feb 17 (IANS) Terming Sikkim as one of the "cleanest and greenest" states in the country, Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling on Sunday said if he is returned to power, his government will strive to make the state carbon neutral.