Washington: The Obama administration today said it will slash emissions of hydroflourocarbons (HFCs), a potent greenhouse gas used to fuel refrigerators and air conditioners that contributes to
New Delhi: India is likely to give a lukewarm response to the UN climate summit in New York this month as it views that it is not part of normal negotiation process being held under the aegis
New Delhi: The government will make environment norms for industries more stringent, but at the same time they will be practical, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said Tuesday.
Vienna: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has underlined the importance of the Montreal Protocol to address the climate challenge on the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer
Kendrapara (Odisha): Over 3,000 spotted deer and wild boars were found in Bhitarkanika national park in Odisha, according to a survey of mammals, first of its kind to be undertaken in the
London: A new study has revealed that due to global warming, this century may suffer from a series of decades-long "megadroughts".
Megadroughts, which are likelier to be hotter and
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Reykjavik: The European Union (EU) along with US, France, Germany and Britain on Monday, led a joint opposition to Iceland government's permission for commercial
Washington: The traditional formula on climate change that says that regions that have a moist climate will experience additional rainfall is no longer valid, scientists say.
Chandigarh: After asking authorities in Chandigarh to curb pollution of Ghaggar river, the Punjab government has now accused Himachal Pradesh of polluting the river through industrial and
Washington: A new study has found that Asian monsoon actually started 40 million years ago than previously thought.
An international research team led by a University of Arizona
Singapore: Air quality in Singapore crossed the "unhealthy" line Monday morning, as the three-hour pollutant standards index (PSI) reached 113 at around 6 a.m. And by 7 a.m. fell slightly to
Oslo: Tiny marine algae can evolve fast enough to cope with climate change in a sign that some ocean life may be more resilient than thought to rising temperatures and acidification, a study
Washington: Researchers from the North Carolina State University have identified crucial genes and cellular processes that appear to control the so-called hyper-sensitive defence response (HR)
Erode: A leopard has been sighted at Thimbam here.
The animal was found walking along the road last night by some persons proceeding in a car at the third hairpin bend of the Thimbam-
Kendrapara: Much to the delight of ornithologists, the Bhitarkanika National Park has played host to over 91,000 migrant water birds, registering a substantial rise in the number of winged
Bogota: Pests and diseases such as coffee berry borer, coffee rust and leaf spot disease could make a strong comeback due to drastic climate change, a scientist has warned.
Beijing: China's National Meteorological Centre (NMC) Saturday issued an alert for heavy rain and typhoon.
From Saturday to Sunday morning, parts of Sichuan province, Chongqing city
Panaji: Goa government has announced augmentation of its water supply capacity and also replacement of an age old pipeline criss-crossing 1000-kilometre stretch in the state to reduce the
New Delhi: Environment and Forest Minister Prakash Javadekar Friday launched an online portal for grant of recognition to zoos and their monitoring besides an E-archival and retrieval
Panaji: Well water in tourism-oriented coastal Goan villages is so bad that it is infested with worms, Public Works Department Minister Sudin Dhavalikar said Friday.
"In Calangute, if
New Delhi: India and the European Union Friday stressed the need for a global agreement on climate change at the UN Conference in Paris next year.
During their meeting, Environment
Shimla: With a current deficit of 34 per cent, Himachal Pradesh is heading for huge rain deficit as the prospect of heavy rains in the region during the next fortnight before the withdrawal of
New Delhi: In a major step towards its cleanliness drive, the Ministry of Water Resource on Friday launched an exclusive web portal on the river Ganga.
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday sought ideas from people on the contours of 'Mission Swachh Bharat' or 'Clean India', which would be launched on
New Delhi: Delhi government has decided to establish an urban transport fund to promote public transport and its use in a bid to tackle the rising pollution levels in the national capital.
Day in Pics: 16th September
Showbiz World - September 16, 2014
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