UN urges world to cut carbon emissions by 45% by 2030

New Delhi: Stressing the impact of climate change on people’s lives, the United Nations here on Tuesday appealed all countries to reduce carbon emissions by 45 per cent by 2030. UN Secretary-General António Guterres has convened the summit in New York in September Addressing mediapersons, Luis Alfonso de Alba, UN Secretary-General’s Special More...

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By Agencies On Saturday, July 20th, 2019
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Italy’s Mount Etna volcano erupts, closes 2 airports

Rome: Italy’s Mount Etna, Europe’s largest active volcano, erupted overnight, spewing ash high into the air and closing two nearby airports. The last major eruption of Mount Etna took place more than More...

By Agencies On Saturday, July 20th, 2019
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Monsoon gains strength, 3 fishermen missing at sea in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram: With the monsoon getting stronger in Kerala, the Meteorological Department has issued red and orange alerts for a few districts until Monday. While a red alert has been issued in Kasargode district More...

By Agencies On Monday, July 15th, 2019
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Heavy rains cripple life in Uttarakhand, alert issued

Dehra Dun: Heavy rains across Uttarakhand on Monday continued to affect normal life and led to an ‘orange’ alert – the second-highest category of weather warning – being issued across the More...

By Agencies On Saturday, July 13th, 2019
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Bihar fears floods as heavy rains swell rivers

Patna: After drought-like situation till last week, Bihar now fears floods as the water levels of several rivers have been rising following heavy rains in the past six days. The Water Resources Department had issued More...

By Indileak Web Desk On Thursday, July 11th, 2019
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One killed in landslides as heavy rains lash Uttarakhand

Dehradun: A youth was killed and 16 others injured in landslides at Kedarnath area as heavy rains continued to lash Uttarakhand on Thursday. The met department has predicted heavy rains in the next couple of days More...

By Agencies On Monday, July 8th, 2019
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Heavy rain hits flights, Mumbai on red alert

Mumbai: Flight operations were severely hit due to heavy rain and poor visibility at the Mumbai airport on Monday, while the city and the coastal Konkan region were put on ‘red alert’. While road traffic More...

By Agencies On Sunday, July 7th, 2019
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Southwest monsoon evades Delhi on Sunday

New Delhi: Southwest monsoon, which had made a quiet entry into the national capital two days ago, did not cause rains on Sunday and the situation is expected to remain the same in the region till Tuesday owing More...

By Agencies On Thursday, July 4th, 2019
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Rain in Delhi ahead of monsoon arrival

New Delhi: With the monsoon expected to reach the national capital this weekend, rains began on Thursday and are expected to continue for the next two days thanks to moisture-laden winds from the Bay of Bengal, More...

By Agencies On Sunday, June 30th, 2019
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Bullet train project: PMO responds to green activists’ plea on mangroves

New Delhi: Hours after the National High Speed Rail Corp Ltd (NHSRCL), implementing the 508-km Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project, said on Saturday that it has reworked the Thane station’s design in Maharashtra More...