Kedarnath chopper service: NGT seeks reply from Centre, Uttarakhand

New Delhi: Reacting to a plea on unregulated chopper operations causing disturbance in the eco-sensitive zones, especially in the Kedarnath Wildlife Sanctuary, the NGT on Tuesday sought responses from both central and Uttarakhand governments. Kedarnath Wildlife Sanctuary is home to near-threatened Himalayan Tahr In December 2015, the National Green More...

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By Agencies On Sunday, April 23rd, 2017

Thunderstorm disrupts train services in Kolkata

Kolkata: Seasonal thunderstorm swept across various parts of the city and suburban areas disrupting train services and blocking major roads by uprooting trees on Saturday evening, officials said. There were long More...

By IANS On Thursday, April 20th, 2017

NGT shuts down industries near Bengaluru lake, orders its cleaning

New Delhi/Bengaluru: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Wednesday ordered all industries around the highly-polluted Bellandur Lake in Bengaluru to be shut and imposed Rs 5 lakh fine on anyone found dumping waste More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

India to get normal monsoon: IMD

New Delhi: The country will get a normal monsoon this year, benefiting agriculture, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) announced on Tuesday. The date of the monsoon’s onset into Kerala will be announced More...

By IANS On Thursday, April 13th, 2017

SC calls for collective effort to clear up polluted air

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday said the time has come for all to realise that a collective effort was needed to clear up the polluted air and the automobile industry has a huge role to play in this. It More...

By Agencies On Thursday, April 6th, 2017

Flood-like situation in J&K with non-stop rain, snowfall

Srinagar: Incessant rain and untimely snowfall in the plains on Thursday caused a flood-like situation in Jammu and Kashmir, even though the Met office said there would be overall improvement in weather from Friday. Teams More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, April 4th, 2017

Three-day long adverse weather spell begins in J&K

Jammu/Srinagar: Widespread rain in the plains and snow in the higher reaches of Jammu and Kashmir during the next three days was forecast on Tuesday. Srinagar recorded 11.2 degrees Celsius, Pahalgam 5.6 and Gulmarg More...

By Agencies On Monday, April 3rd, 2017

Heavy rains, hailstones damage hundreds of Meghalaya houses

Shillong: Hundreds of houses were damaged when heavy rains accompanied with hailstones and strong winds lashed Meghalaya, an official here said on Monday. Internet service was also disrupted in some parts of Shillong More...

By Agencies On Saturday, April 1st, 2017

Mercury touches new high in Uttarakhand

Dehradun: Plains in Uttarakhand are in throes of unprecedented heat wave as mercury on Saturday climbed and set new records in the hill state. The temperatures are hovering over 35-36 degrees Celsius in the plains According More...

By Agencies On Monday, March 27th, 2017

Below normal monsoon expected in major parts of India

New Delhi: Unlike 2016, many regions of the country would receive below normal rainfall this monsoon season, says a weather analyst. The monsoon generally reaches mainland India in first week of June According to More...