New Delhi: The storage position of 85 major reservoirs of the country is less than that of last year, the Central Water Commission Friday said as India received 516 mm of rainfall as compared
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New Delhi: A three-day meeting of the South Asia Wildlife Enforcement Network (SAWEN) concluded in Kathmandu Friday, where it stressed the need for strengthening
Reykjavik (Iceland): Iceland Friday issued a red alert and banned air traffic near its largest volcano after it erupted overnight, threatening a replay of the global travel chaos four years ago
Patna: An elephant died Friday at Valmikinagar Tiger Reserve (VTR) in West Champaran district of Bihar, around 200 km northwest of the state capital.
"The elephant named Amrit died of
Jaipur: A tigress in the Sariska Tiger Reserve recently gave birth to two cubs.
The reserve officials announced that the tigress and her two cubs are doing
London: Domestication primarily involves small changes in many genes controlling the development of the brain and the nervous system, leading to behavioural changes in animals, showed a study
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New Delhi: Brazil police on Friday arrested a gang who have carried out the worst environmental crimes of performing deforestation in the Amazon region
Washington: A new research has revealed that three major pigment cell types i.e. black cells, reflective silvery cells, and yellow cells helped in forming the stripes on zebrafish.
Washington: A new study has revealed a piece of evidence about the origin of flight among earliest birds suggesting that birds had an innate ability to maneuver in midair that helped their
Jaipur: Jaipur-based Indian Institute of Health Management Research (IIHMR) Thursday announced that it will construct separate toilets for girls and boys in around 6,500 rural schools in
New Delhi: Indian and British scientists will collaborate to improve forecast of South Asian monsoon, especially by using atmospheric research aircraft and ocean
Kaziranga (Assam): Two poachers were killed in an encounter today with patrolling forest personnel in the Kaziranga National Park, famed for its one-horned rhino.
New Delhi: Delhi government has identified four city hospitals for the installation of solar photovoltaic (SPV) plants.
The four hospitals were SPV plants will be installed are
New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Thursday pulled up the authorities for their failure to restrain builders in Noida and Greater Noida from "extracting" ground water for
New Delhi: With many projects stuck, state- owned NHPC has said stringent norms as well as cumbersome procedures are leading to delay in getting environmental and forest clearances.
Washington: In a new study scientists have come across a gene that is similar to thermostat and could help them engineer drought-resistant crops.
According to the researchers of Duke
Itanagar: Setting an example, the Arunachal Pradesh Environment and Forest Department has achieved 70 per cent afforestation in the state at a time when forest areas are decreasing
Washington: Asserting that countries like India and China need to play a significant role in addressing the challenges of climate change, the Obama Administration has strongly refuted reports
New Delhi: A new tiger tracking system will be launched soon, announced the Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar. This system will be launched by The National Tiger
New Delhi: The government Tuesday urged all stakeholders in the tourism industry to ensure that tourism development shouldn't come at the cost of "over-exploiting" natural resources for
New Delhi: Observing that trees are the lungs a city, the National Green Tribunal has directed authorities to complete deconcretisation work in four Delhi colonies within a week.
Washington: In a significant revelation that may have a bearing on studying human mental disorders, researchers found that male and female rats are affected differently by ancestral exposure to
Itanagar: Discovery of a rare butterfly in Lower Subansiri district of Arunachal Pradesh has brought smiles to many butterfly lovers and experts in the country.
The discovery was made
Kendrapara (Odisha): Over 3,000 estuarine crocodile hatchlings have emerged out of eggshells to make their way to water-bodies in and around Bhitarkanika National Park in Odisha's Kendrapara
Mexico City: A basalt mining project linked to the expansion of the Mexican gulf port of Veracruz threatens North America`s largest forest preserve.
Grassroots organisations and scientists
Day in Pics: 30th August
August 30, 2014
Famous Ganesh Pandals in Mumbai