Chennai, June 17 (IANS) The Indian Coast Guard said on Thursday that 10 kilolitres (KL) of oil have spilled into the sea about 450 km southeast of Chennai from a Portuguese flag container ship named MV Devon.
Hyderabad, June 17 (IANS) Hyderabad's Nehru Zoological Park (NZP) is successfully breeding several endangered species, zoo officials said on Thursday.
Candigarh, June 17 (IANS) The Chandigarh administration on Thursday rolled out an action plan to plant 175,000 saplings in the city, which is popularly known as âCity Beautiful, in this fiscal.
Bern, June 17 (IANS) Bats in Switzerland are harbouring viruses from 39 different viral families and some have the potential to jump to other animals, including humans and cause disease, researchers have found.
Canberra, June 17 (IANS) Thousands of residents in the Australian state of Victoria, battered by devastating storms last week, are expected to remain without power for up to three weeks.
Lucknow, June 17 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government plans to train the newly elected village pradhans in stubble management.
Washington, June 17 (IANS) A wildfire, dubbed Robertson Draw Fire, is raging near Red Lodge, a small town in the US state of Montana with over 2,000 residents, forcing 450 of them to be evacuated.
Chennai, June 17 (IANS) Two and three wheeler maker TVS Motor Company Ltd on Thursday announced the launch of its electric scooter here.
Brasilia, June 17 (IANS) Brazil's Ministry of Agriculture and the National Bank for Economic and Social Development have begun studies for forest concessions in five areas of the Amazon.
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) The increase in imported photovoltaic (PV) module price level by about 15-20 per cent is likely to impact returns of solar power project developers, ratings agency ICRA said.
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Large-scale atmospheric conditions currently are not favourable for further advance of monsoon into Delhi, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Punjab and Haryana, the National Weather Forecasting Centre of India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Thursday.
Phoenix, June 17 (IANS) A massive wildfire raging in the US state of Arizona had scorched 148,299 acres of land with 59 per cent containment, according to the latest information updated by Inciweb, an interstate incident information system.
United Nations, June 17 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned that land degradation from climate change and the expansion of agriculture, cities and infrastructure "undermines the well-being of 3.2 billion people".
Kolkata, June 17 (IANS) Torrential overnight rains coupled with high tide drowned most parts of the capital city of West Bengal on Thursday morning.
Jakarta, June 17 (IANS) A 6.1-magnitude earthquake triggered a small tsunami, damaged several houses and forced dozens of people to evacuate their homes in Indonesia's Maluku province, an official said.
Bengaluru, June 16 (IANS) With the southwest monsoon remaining active, heavy rains pounded Karnataka, causing landslides in hilly regions, inundating low-laying areas and disrupting normal life, officials said on Wednesday.
Kochi, June 16 (IANS) After several hours of hard work by a rescue team of forest and police officials a wild elephant which had fallen into a well in a private property near Kothamangalam, about 70 kms from here, was taken out and allowed to walk into the forest.
Shimla, June 16 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh Police have seized the skin of an adult leopard in Solan town and arrested a person in connection with the case before he could escape from the state, Director General of Police (DGP), Sanjay Kundu, said here on Wednesday.
Chennai, June 16 (IANS) A male lion named 'Pathbanathan (12) died due to Covid-19 at the Arignar Anna Zoological Park, popularly known as Vandalur Zoo, here on Wednesday.
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) The pandemic has made Indian millennials and Generation Z view Covid-19 as the tipping point at which they are holding themselves and institutions accountable to bring about a more sustainable and equitable world, according to the 10th anniversary issue of Deloitte's Global Millennial and Gen Z Survey 2021.
Kochi (Kerala), June 16 (IANS) A rescue team of forest and police officials on Wednesday started operation to save a wild elephant which had fallen into a well in a private property near Kothamangalam about 70 kms from here.
Lakhimpur Kheri (Uttar Pradesh), June 16 (IANS) 'Mithu', the 45-year-old elephant who was kept in confinement in Kashi wildlife division compound for nearly 18 months for trampling a man to death in Chandauli district, has now been brought to Dudhwa National Park.
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The completion of the first Central Solenoid module, the most powerful magnet that is sometimes called the 'beating heart' of the ITER machine, is a major milestone for the world's largest first-of-its-kind upcoming science project in southern France for which India is among the 35 partner nations.
Hyderabad, June 15 (IANS) Chief Justice of India N.V. Ramana on Tuesday planted a sapling at Raj Bhavan complex here.
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Due to approaching mid-latitude 'westerlies' (winds), the further progress of the monsoon over remaining parts of northwest India is likely to be slow, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Tuesday.