Portuguese ship spills 10 KL oil 450 km off Chennai
  • Portuguese ship spills 10 KL oil 450 km off Chennai(23:44)

    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 Zoo successfully breeding endangered species
Chandigarh to plant 175,000 saplings this fiscal
  • Chandigarh to plant 175,000 saplings this fiscal(19:10)

    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 ‘City Beautiful, in this fiscal.

Bats in Switzerland harbour viruses with ability to jump to humans
Aus state likely to remain in dark for weeks after severe storms
UP village heads to be trained in stubble management
Wildfire in US state forces evacuation of hundreds
  • Wildfire in US state forces evacuation of hundreds(14:42)

    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.

TVS Motor launches TVS iQube Electric at Rs 1.15L in Chennai
Brazil launches forest concessions studies in Amazon area
Rising solar PV module prices near term headwind: ICRA
Atmospheric conditions not favourable for monsoon in Delhi, 4 other states
Arizona wildfire scorches 148,299 acres of land
  • Arizona wildfire scorches 148,299 acres of land(11:12)

    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.

Land degradation undermines well-being of 3bn people: Guterres
Torrential rains lash Kolkata, many areas waterlogged
6.1-magnitude quake in Indonesia triggers small tsunami, damages houses
Heavy rains pound Karnataka as monsoon remains active
  • Heavy rains pound Karnataka as monsoon remains active(23:28)

    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.

Wild elephant rescued from well in Kerala, but people protest (Lead)
  • Wild elephant rescued from well in Kerala, but people protest (Lead)(20:20)

    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.

Himachal Police seize leopard skin, one arrested
  • Himachal Police seize leopard skin, one arrested(19:38)

    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.

12-year-old lion falls prey to Covid in Chennai zoo
  • 'Indian millennials, Gen Z want positive actions for communities, climate'(18:32)

    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.

Kerala: Elephant falls into well, rescue efforts underway
  • Kerala: Elephant falls into well, rescue efforts underway(10:48)

    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.

Confined jumbo shifted to Dudhwa Reserve
  • Confined jumbo shifted to Dudhwa Reserve(09:22)

    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.

General Atomics to ship world's most powerful magnet to ITER
  • General Atomics to ship world's most powerful magnet to ITER(22:52)

    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.

CJI participates in Green India programme in Hyderabad
Westerlies may slow progress of monsoon over northwest India: IMD