Researchers believe that the device could help turn the issue of global water shortage around especially in developing areas and regions affected by natural disasters.
According to experts the rainfall that took place between January 25 to 27 was the reason behind the two-day breather.
Not only has there been a rise in trafficking of women, but a World Bank study has also found that 14 per cent households in India are now women-headed, mainly because of male migration, creating an additional burden on them.
According to experts, while shooting is risky and poisoning often harms cattle, leading to an uproar from the villagers, electrocution is a silent way that mostly goes undetected.
The findings centre on the early modern humans' Aurignacian culture, which existed from about 43,000 to 33,000 years ago.
In the first test, either a familiar dog or a stranger sat in the receiver enclosure.
Popularly known as `Saperas`, these snake charmers have been struggling to keep their tradition alive of catching venomous snakes and making them dance to their tune.
The population of world famous Hangul deer in Dachigam National Park on the outskirts of Srinagar, has declined to 186 in 2015 from 234 in 2009.
During the largest volcanic eruptions witnessed by mankind, extraordinary volumes of volcanic ash were ejected into the atmosphere and rained down and covered enormous areas in India and Indonesia.
Dogs that have been infected with multiple influenza viruses have the potential to act as "mixing vessels" and generate new flu strains that could infect people, researchers said.
Scientists from Japan claim that cats are as sharp as dogs at certain memory tests, which gives a hint that they might nigt as smart.
Scientists behind the Doomsday Clock have warned that humanity is in its greatest peril in more than 50 years, partly because of the "words and actions" of US President Donald Trump.
During the parade hours, the level of particulates violated safe standards by up to three times when thousands thronged Rajpath for Republic Day celebration.
This is different from any other known insect, and would have given this species the ability to see almost 180 degrees by turning its head sideways.
As per the study, corals that survive rapid bleaching fuelled by climate change are deeply damaged an have little chances of recovery.
The researchers suggest cats may remember for much longer periods than the short time tested.
Out of 86, about 30 storm drains flow directly into the river.
Of the 338 cities monitored by the ministry, 7.1 per cent, including Shijiazhuang the capital city of Hebei Province, which neighbours Beijing, reported serious air pollution, with air quality index (AQI) readings exceeding 300 as of Wednesday.
Believed to be one of the largest otter species, scientists claim to have discovered 6.24-million-year-old fossils of these prehistoric species.
The programme, "JAIBAKALA VIVIDHATA", which aimed to sensitize the students and the community through art and painting, concluded yesterday.
Before taking office, Trump had said the Dakota pipeline should be completed and that he would revive the Keystone XL project, which was rejected by his predecessor, Barack Obama, in 2015 over environmental concerns.
The development came in the backdrop of doubts expressed by section of the scientific community about the shrinking of the towering mountain peak, which officially stands at 8,848 metres (29,028 feet) above sea level.
China is planning to build world's brightest light source, a next-generation synchrotron radiation facility in Beijing, said a researcher from Chinese Academy of Sciences.
An eight-foot-long Indian Rock Python was rescued by the Wildlife SOS Rapid Response Unit from the Gangajal Water Supply Project site, near Babarpur Forest at Sikandra in Agra.
Researchers from India and Britain have partnered for a project that may help tackle health problems associated with air pollution in Delhi.
Green vehicles -- hybrid, electric and fuel cell -- are gaining popularity in China owing to a rising concern over air pollution and generous government subsidies.
"We have received more than 25,000 visitors since the zoo was reopened on January 11. More than 20,000 people, including foreigners, visited the park last weekend," zoo curator said.
The inventor of the artificial leaf and co-creator of its bionic version plans to launch a pilot of the advanced technology in India with the assertion that a "renewable energy revolution will take place" in the country.
Taking stock of the air pollution in Delhi and the neighbouring states, the Supreme Court appointed Environment Pollution (Prevention & Control) Authority (EPCA) on Friday asked authorities to immediately enforce the graded response action under "very poor" category for Delhi and "moderate poor" for NCR.
In its new analysis, Greenpeace reveald that only two of India's 10 most polluted cities - Delhi and Faridabad - are covered by the government's real-time air quality monitoring system, leaving more than one billion unprepared for toxic episodes.
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