The Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises said that the tribunal's orders of July 18 and July 20, in which it had directed the Delhi government to cancel the registration of all diesel-powered vehicles which are more than 10-year-old from plying in the city, was in "contravention" of the provisions of the Motor Vehicle Act.
Named after Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan`s character in the hit 1975 film "Sholay", the tiger shot to nationwide fame three years ago after embarking on an epic hike through villages, rivers and perilously dangerous highways in successful pursuit of a mate.
Rocky, the Orangutan, from his home at the Indianapolis Zoo, has very effortlessly imitated sounds changing the pitch and tone to imitate the researcher.
Japanese whalers call the enigmatic black whales "karasu," the Japanese word for raven. The new species is darker in colour and about two-thirds the size of the more common Baird's beaked whale, but so scarce that even whalers rarely see them.
41-year-old Suresh, a resident of Sreekaryam town in Kerala's Thiruvananthapuram district, has a passion for rescuing snakes which has earned him the name ' the Snake man of Kerala'.
The new study, published in the journal American Naturalist, showed that some frogs hide eggs on land to reduce competition from other males who also want to fertilise those eggs.
Merritt decided to purchase the catch for $300 but Melluso was so touched by the rescuer's effort that he ended up donating the lobster to him.
The koala population is on the verge of extinction in Queensland state, which has prompted authorities to build key passages across major roadways to keep wildlife safe as urban development sprawls.
The majestic white humpback has been sighted off the coast of New South Wales state.
Solar Impulse 2 has completed a 40,000-km journey in 17 legs. It has taken more than 500 hours of flying over the Arabian Sea, India, Myanmar, China, the Pacific and Atlantic oceans, the US, southern Europe and North Africa.
The NZ $28 million project will kick start from next year and a new company, Predator Free New Zealand Ltd, is taking the responsibility to wipe out the predators that cause maximum damage to the country's economy and environment.
The new species discovered in Sierra Barrosa of Patagonia represents one of the most complete megaraptorids found, with an unusually intact braincase.
This extensive research was done by the British Antarctic Survey team and the findings are published in the journal Nature.
Just like the ocean, the Earth's crust also goes up and down due to the gravitational pull between the moon and the sun. The impact of the gravitational tugs are also recorded on stones, alternately stretching and compressing the Earth's crust.
It was a moment of surprise for the officials at the Ellen Trout Zoo in Lufkin, Texas, when a normal colored African lion couple gave birth to an extremely rare white cub on July 15.
Endangered Purple-crowned Fairy-wren female birds call the shots or tune when it comes to breaking-up with their partner, according a new study.
In the video, a young manatee is seen propping itself up on a paddleboard using its flippers. Celine Chasteen and her friend were out paddleboarding off the coast of Jupiter, Florida, when a pair of young manatees showed up.
Besides highlighting absence of verifiable historical data is a challenge in establishing a baseline for both developed and developing countries, India has also submitted a Conference Room Paper (CRP) aimed at improving the transparency and flexibility of the Multilateral Fund of the Montreal Protocol (MLF).
Recent discoveries of free hydrogen gas, which was once thought to be very rare, have been made near slow-spreading tectonic plates deep beneath Earth's continents and under the sea.
A previously unknown species of meat-eating dinosaur from 80 million years ago has been unearthed in Argentina, adding to the dino family known as the "Giant Thieves," researchers said Wednesday.
As per the study,Ants belonging to a South American group switched from a hunter-gatherer lifestyle to subsistence farming of fungi that grew on decomposing, woody plant matter some 55 to 60 million years ago, shortly after the dinosaurs died out, new research has found.
This report may come as a relief to those whose vehicles came under the scanner for being 10-years-old or more, under the previous ruling.
The first six months of 2016 have been declared as the planet's warmest half-year on record.
The government has asked scientists to work towards developing a system to predict cloudburst, the Rajya Sabha was told on Tuesday as it discussed the flood situation which has claimed lives of 196 people and caused other damage in various parts of the country.
Although this volcano will take another 1000 years to blow its top, but its has started showing signs that another massive eruption is in making. Colli Albani is a volcanic complex, located approximately 19 kilometers away from the city of Rome.
The population of both ferrets and prairie dogs suffered major decline due to disease, shooting and habitat loss.
There are some bears that really know how to defy the norms, like this one.
There are 764 industries on the banks of Ganga which are polluting it. We have taken action against some, and our government is committee to taking most stringent action.
Last week, the Green Tribunal had given the Delhi government two weeks time to clarify whether it is in favour of cancelling the registration of diesel cars which are 10 years old and petrol cars which are 15 years old.
The court reversed a lower court decision which had granted for the Navy in 2012 to use low-frequency sonar for training, testing and routine operations in the oceans.
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