UN chief urges donor countries, banks to increase climate finance
Alien birds threaten Himalayan biodiversity: Researchers
  • Alien birds threaten Himalayan biodiversity: Researchers(21:38)
    By Vishal Gulati

    New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Alien birds are spreading across southeast Asia and could reach India -- either due to escaping captivity or after being intentionally released, researchers with the University College London (UCL) warned on Monday.

Transport ministry nod to levying 'Green Tax' on polluting vehicles
Johnson launches coalition to tackle climate change impacts
Adventure tourist's death spoils tourism day fervour in Kerala
Bushfire danger elevated as heatwave continues in Australia
Sri Lanka to conduct elephant census after 10 years
  • Sri Lanka to conduct elephant census after 10 years(14:30)

    Colombo, Jan 25 (IANS) Sri Lanka's Department of Wildlife Conservation will conduct an island-wide elephant census this year after a decade to determine the exact number of the animals in the country, local media reported on Monday.

FAO warns of renewed desert locust invasion in Kenya, Ethiopia
India among top 10 hit by climate change: Germanwatch
Intense cold amid dry spell till Jan 31 in J&K, Ladakh
  • Intense cold amid dry spell till Jan 31 in J&K, Ladakh(09:56)

    Srinagar, Jan 25 (IANS) Cold wave condition further intensified in Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh on Monday due to clear night sky as the meteorological (MET) department said weather would remain dry till January 31.

Excited tourists react as tiger walks along their vehicle
  • Excited tourists react as tiger walks along their vehicle(18:46)

    Jaipur, Jan 24 (IANS) A video has gone viral of a tiger climbing over the wall at Rajasthan's Ranthambore National Park and walking silently on the road, as tourists seated in their vehicle gaze on in excitement and fear.

Odisha's Bhitarkanika National Park reopens
  • Odisha's Bhitarkanika National Park reopens(17:06)

    Bhubaneswar, Jan 24 (IANS) Bhitarkanika National Park in Odisha's Kendrapara district reopened on Sunday after the conclusion of the annual census of estuarine crocodiles.

Fuel pellets to help raise UP farmers' income
  • Fuel pellets to help raise UP farmers' income(15:56)

    Lucknow, Jan 24 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government will now be paying money for the agricultural wastes of the farmers. This is a part of the government's commitment to double the income of farmers in Uttar Pradesh.

Beijing issues alert for heavy air pollution
Plastic park to come up in UP's Gorakhpur
  • Plastic park to come up in UP's Gorakhpur(15:10)

    Gorakhpur (UP), Jan 24 (IANS) In another major push to industrialisation, a plastic park spread over 50 acres of land and housing around 100 manufacturing units would be set up in Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh, official said.

Two earthquakes jolt Chile
  • Two earthquakes jolt Chile(12:58)

    Santiago, Jan 24 (IANS) Two earthquakes measuring 7.0 and 5.9 on the Richter scale jolted Chile's Magallanes and Antarctica region, with no reported casualties or damages, but authorities issued a tsunami warning after the first temblor.

Fungi strengthen plants to fend off aphids: Study
'Dedicated my life to the cause of Amazon forests'
Weather improves in J&K, Ladakh, to stay dry till Jan 31
Tropical storm Eloise makes landfall in Mozambique
  • Tropical storm Eloise makes landfall in Mozambique(09:52)

    Maputo, Jan 24 (IANS) Tropical storm Eloise has made landfall in central Mozambique with strong winds and intense rains, leaving a trail of destruction in the cities of Beira, Manica and Quelimane.

Beijing's PM2.5 density drops 53% over past half decade
  • Beijing's PM2.5 density drops 53% over past half decade(01:44)

    Beijing, Jan 24 (IANS) Beijing reported a 53 per cent decrease in PM2.5 density in the past five years, achieving the goal set for the city's 13th Five-Year Plan period (2016-2020), local authorities said on Saturday.

  • Rajendra Bhandari, SEEDS selected for Subhas Chandra Bose Aapda Prabandhan Puraskar(20:00)

    New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Rajendra Kumar Bhandari has been selected in individual category for the Subhas Chandra Bose Aapda Prabandhan Puraskar 2021 along with Sustainable Environment and Ecological Development Society (SEEDS) in the institutional category for invaluable contribution and selfless service in India in the field of Disaster Management.

Jammu-Srinagar highway closed again due to snowfall
Flights to and from Srinagar airport cancelled due to snowfall
Gurugram's Sec-46 market to be converted into polythene-free area soon

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