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Rains clobber Mumbai, MMR for second day but no fatalities
Mumbai, Aug 5 (IANS) Heavy rains, accompanied by gusty winds of upto 70 kmph, lashed Mumbai city and suburbs, the Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR) and coastal Konkan for the second consecutive day on Wednesday, hitting suburban train services and disrupting normal life, officials said.
2020-08-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
So far, 18 rhinos, 135 other animals dead in flooded Kaziranga
Guwahati, Aug 5 (IANS) Even as the flood situation in Assam improved significantly since July 24, 50 per cent of the world-famous Kaziranga National Park is still inundated, with 18 rhinos and 135 wild animals dying due to the deluge till date, officials said on Wednesday.
2020-08-05
Category: India, Assam,National,Environment/Wildlife
4 killed as rains clobber Mumbai, MMR; holiday announced (2nd Lead)
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) At least four persons were killed and one went missing in Mumbai and Thane as heavy rain clobbered the country's commercial capital since Monday night with the state government declaring a holiday in the city and the Mumbai Metropolitan Region areas, officials said here on Tuesday.
2020-08-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
CBI raids 11 locations in Patnitop Master Plan violations case (Ld)
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday carried out raids at 11 locations in Jammu and Kashmir in connection with its probe into the alleged violations of the Master Plan at Patnitop hill station by owners of hotels and other commercial establishments in connivance with public servants.
2020-08-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Hurricane Isaias makes landfall in North Carolina
Washington, Aug 4 (IANS) Hurricane Isaias made a landfall in the US state of North Carolina, leading to floods and damages on its way up the coast.
2020-08-04
Category: International, United States,Environment/Wildlife
Heavy rains pound Mumbai, landslide hits road, rail traffic
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) Heavy overnight rains lashed Mumbai, satellite cities, the suburbs and the coastal North Konkan belt on Tuesday hitting road and rail traffic, officials said here.
2020-08-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Environment/Wildlife
Alphabet issues $5.75 billion worth sustainability bonds
San Francisco, Aug 4 (IANS) In a bid to support environmental and social initiatives worldwide, Google has issued $5.75 billion in sustainability bonds, the largest sustainability or green bond by any company in history, as part of its $10 billion debt offering.
2020-08-04
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Environment/Wildlife
Typhoon Hagupit makes landfall in China
Beijing, Aug 4 (IANS) Hagupit, the fourth typhoon of this year, made landfall China's Zhejiang province on Tuesday, the National Meteorological Center (NMC) said.
2020-08-04
Category: International, China,Environment/Wildlife
Assam situation limps towards normalcy, 4 lakh still affected
Guwahati, Aug 3 (IANS) Around four lakh people in 17 districts are still in distress even as the situation in Assam, which faced an over month long spell of devastating floods, has improved in the past 11 days due to a break in the monsoon, officials said on Monday.
2020-08-03
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Haryana okays crop residue plan of Rs 1,304 crore
Chandigarh, Aug 3 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has approved a comprehensive plan for crop residue management to the tune of Rs 1,304.95 crore, an official said on Monday.
2020-08-03
Category: India, Punjab,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
'Vriksha-bandhan' marks Rakhi at Aarey, Yeoor
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) The Green warriors of the city and tribals celebrated 'Vriksha-bandhan' on Monday by tying 'rakhis' to trees in Mumbai's Aarey Colony, considered the city's lungs, and Thane's Yeoor Hills forests.
2020-08-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Environment/Wildlife
Woman injured by whale at Australian tourist spot
Canberra, Aug 3 (IANS) A woman has suffered serious injuries after being struck and injured while swimming with humpback whales off the coast of Western Australia, it was reported on Monday.
2020-08-03
Category: International, Australia,Environment/Wildlife
Cooling of Earth caused by eruptions, not meteors: Study
New York, Aug 3 (IANS) Analysis of sediment found in a central Texas cave in the US shows volcanic eruptions responsible for the cooling of the Earth around 13,000 years ago, say researchers.
2020-08-03
Category: International, United States,Environment/Wildlife,Science/Tech
Hundreds still without power in Florida due to storm
Miami, Aug 3 (IANS) Some 1,840 people in Florida remained without power because of the tropical storm Isaias, local media reported.
2020-08-03
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
1,300 firefighters battling massive California wildfire (Ld)
San Francisco, Aug 3 (IANS) More than 1,300 firefighters, backed by helicopters and water-dumping planes, were battling a massive wildfire in Southern California that has forced thousands of people from their homes east of Los Angeles.
2020-08-03
Category: International, Costa Rica,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Assam flood situation improving, affected tally dips to 9 lakh
Guwahati, Aug 2 (IANS) Assam's flood situation has significantly improved in the past ten days, with the number of affected people declining by over two-thirds to nine lakh as on Sunday against 28 lakh on July 24, officials said.
2020-08-02
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Big increase recorded in Amazon fires
Brasilia, Aug 2 (IANS) Official figures from Brazil have shown a big increase in the number of fires in the Amazon region in July compared with the same month last year, it was reported on Sunday.
2020-08-02
Category: International, Brazil,Environment/Wildlife
Wildfire near Arizona-Utah state line spreads over 11,000 acres
Phoenix, Aug 2 (IANS) A wildfire burning near the US Arizona-Utah state line has now spread to 11,168 acres, authorities said, adding that the blaze would get extreme due to dry fuel, high heat and erratic winds.
2020-08-02
Category: International, United States,Environment/Wildlife
6.4-magnitude earthquake jolts Philippines
Manila, Aug 2 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.4 on the Richter scale jolted Maguindanao province in southern Philippines on Sunday, authorities said.
2020-08-02
Category: International, Philippines,Environment/Wildlife
Agra NGO plants saplings in 75 cities across four continents
Agra, Aug 1 (IANS) Scores of green volunteers joined a unique sapling plantation programme on Saturday, held simultaneously in 75 cities across the globe at 115 different locations, from Perth to Ontario.
2020-08-01
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
B'luru airport acquires centuries-old exotic trees for beautification
Bengaluru, Aug 1 (IANS) The Kempegowda International Airport Bengaluru (KIAB) has acquired centuries-old exotic Mediterranean flora to embark on a beautification journey with such trees, an official said on Saturday.
2020-08-01
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Environment/Wildlife
Another pilot whale found dead on Indonesian beach
Jakarta, Aug 1 (IANS) Another pilot whale was found dead on a beach in Indonesian province of East Nusa Tenggara on Saturday, an official said.
2020-08-01
Category: International, Indonesia,Environment/Wildlife
16 killed in Afghan flash floods
Kabul, Aug 1 (IANS) At least 16 people were killed in flash floods in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province, a senior official said on Saturday.
2020-08-01
Category: International, Israel,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
200 homes evacuated in S. California due to wildfire
San Francisco, Aug 1 (IANS) A fast-moving wildfire in Southern California has forced the evacuation of 200 homes, authorities said.
2020-08-01
Category: International, Costa Rica,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Assam flood situation improves further, affected tally dips
Guwahati, July 31 (IANS) The flood situation in Assam has significantly improved during the past one week, even as one more person died in Kokrajhar district on Friday taking the death toll to 109, officials said.
2020-07-31
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
3 nabbed in B'luru for attempting to sell deer antlers
Bengaluru, July 31 (IANS) Three middlemen have been arrested in the city for attempting to sell deer antlers or horns procured from unknown forest sources at Rs 5 lakh, an official said on Friday.
2020-07-31
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Kamat opposes 3 central projects in forest areas; writes to CEC
Panaji, July 31 (IANS) Three proposed central government projects, including expansion of a national highway and doubling of South Western railway tracks will cause ecological devastation in Goa, as well as deeply impact the coastal state's tourism industry, Leader of Opposition Digambar Kamat has said in a letter to the Central Empowered Committee of the Supreme Court on Friday.
2020-07-31
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics,Environment/Wildlife
Climate change 'driving UK's extreme weather'
London, July 31 (IANS) Climate change driven by industrial society is having an increasing impact on the UKs weather, the Met Office has said.
2020-07-31
Category: International, United Kingdom,Environment/Wildlife
Wildfire rages near Arizona-Utah state line
Phoenix, July 31 (IANS) A wildfire was raging about 1.6 km south of the Arizona-Utah state line and has scorched almost 3,000 acres so far, authorities said.
2020-07-31
Category: International, United States,Environment/Wildlife
Telangana vows to protect its share of Godavari, Krishna waters
Hyderabad, July 31 (IANS) The Telangana government has decided to protect the rights of the state in the Godavari and Krishna river waters at any cost.
2020-07-31
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Crocodile found perched on toilet in UP villager's house
Agra, July 30 (IANS) A villager in Uttar Pradesh's Firozabad district ran screaming for help when he saw a five-foot-long crocodile cosily perched in the toilet of his house, officials said.
2020-07-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Scrap environment impact assessment draft: Green activists
Shimla, July 30 (IANS) Nearly 50 environmental groups and activists from Himalayan states have opposed a draft environment impact assessment (EIA) notification, saying that it was an attempt to dilute the environmental regulations to facilitate ease-of-doing business.
2020-07-30
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Microsoft tests hydrogen fuel cells to backup its Azure Cloud
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Lowing its dependency of diesel-powered backup generators, Microsoft is testing hydrogen fuel cells for backup power at its data centres and the initial results are encouraging.
2020-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Environment/Wildlife
'Telangana's Amrabad Tiger Reserve vulnerable to habitat degradation'
Hyderabad, July 29 (IANS) Livestock grazing, smuggling of timber, hunting and resource extraction by the local populace makes Amarabad Tiger Reserve of Telangana vulnerable to habitat degradation and biodiversity extinction, says report 'Status of tigers, co-predators and prey in India'.
2020-07-29
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
SC hints at action against IIT-Bombay for leaving smog tower project
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday expressed its discontent after learning that the Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay (IIT Bombay) has backed out from the smog tower project to battle air pollution in Delhi, and hinted at taking contempt action against the premier institution.
2020-07-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights
On Tiger Day, big cats roar in Karnataka forests (Ld correcting Para 2)
Bengaluru, July 29 (IANS) Housing the second-largest tiger population in the country, Karnataka celebrated the 'International Tiger Day' with a pledge to protect the majestic big cat and conserve its habitat, an official said on Wednesday.
2020-07-29
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Environment/Wildlife
On Tiger Day, big cats roar in Karnataka forests
Bengaluru, July 29 (IANS) Housing the second-largest tiger population in the country, Karnataka celebrated the 'International Tiger Day' with a pledge to protect the majestic big cat and conserve its habitat, an official said on Wednesday.
2020-07-29
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics,Environment/Wildlife
Central Vista: SC allows challenge to environmental clearance
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday allowed petitioners to challenge the environmental clearance (EC) granted on June 17 to the Central Vista project, which involves construction of a new Parliament building.
2020-07-29
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights
Covid-19 virus has been circulating in bats for decades: Study
New York, July 29 (IANS) An international team of researchers has discovered that the lineage that gave rise to the SARS-CoV-2, the virus that is responsible for the Covid-19 pandemic, has been circulating in bats for decades and likely includes other viruses with the ability to infect humans.
2020-07-29
Category: International, United States,National,Science/Tech,Environment/Wildlife
18-year-old boy killed by crocodile in Dudhwa Tiger Reserve
Lakhimpur (UP), July 29 (IANS) An 18-year-old boy was killed by a crocodile on Monday while he was taking a dip at the Suheli river inside the buffer forest area of Dudhwa Tiger Reserve (DTR).
2020-07-29
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
ITER reactor, a promise of peace, moment in history: Macron
Cadarache (France), July 28 (IANS) A ceremony to celebrate the official beginning of plasma-based fusion reactor ITER's assembly was held in southern France on Tuesday with President Emmanuel Macron saying it is a promise of peace and a particular moment in history.
2020-07-28
Category: International, France,Environment/Wildlife
Python creates panic outside Delhi Metro Station, rescued
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) A five-foot-long Indian Rock Python was on Tuesday rescued by Wildlife SOS from the bus stop outside a south Delhi metro station, where it created panic among a handful of onlookers.
2020-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Pollution 'shortens' average Indian life by over 5 years
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) A quarter of India's population is exposed to pollution levels not seen in any other country and an average Indian sees their life cut short by more than five years relative to what it would be if the World Health Organization (WHO) guideline was met, the Air Quality Life Index (AQLI) by the Energy Policy Institute University of Chicago (EPIC) said on Tuesday.
2020-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
3bn animals killed, displaced in Aus wildfires
Canberra, July 28 (IANS) Nearly three billion animals were killed or displaced during the devastating 2019-20 Australian bushfires, according to a new report issued on Tuesday.
2020-07-28
Category: International, Australia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Delhi-NCR to receive heavy rain on Wednesday, Thursday: IMD
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday sounded an orange alert for the national capital for the next two days and stated that the city is likely to experience moderate rain with one or two spells of heavy rainfall on Tuesday and Wednesday evening.
2020-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Indian among 7 youth leaders to invigorate UN's climate plans
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) An Indian is among seven young climate leaders, between the age of 18-28 years, who will advise UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres regularly on accelerating global action and ambition to tackle the worsening climate crisis.
2020-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Thousands in Texas remain without power due to hurricane
Houston, July 28 (IANS) Thousands of people across Texas remained without power following hurricane Hanna, which made two landfalls in the US state on July 25.
2020-07-28
Category: International, United Kingdom,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Assam flood situation improves but over 22 lakh still in distress
Guwahati, July 27 (IANS) One more person died in Assam's Golaghat district, taking the death toll to 103, even as the overall flood situation in the state further improved on Monday, officials said.
2020-07-27
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Frame action plans for environment, NGT to state pollution boards
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed all the State Pollution Control Boards and Pollution Control Committees to prepare action plans for restoration of environment and implementation of District Environment Plans, in coordination with the Central Pollution Control Board.
2020-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights
Covid Boost: Pandemic accelerates adoption of 'Smart Meters' (IANS Special)
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated the adoption of 'smart meters' in the country, power PSUs' joint venture EESL said.
2020-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife