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Katrina Kaif, Arjun Rampal extend support to #SaveAarey Campaign
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Actors Katrina Kaif and Arjun Rampal have joined the growing list of Bollywood celebrities expressing disappointment over the Mumbai civic body decision to cut down 2,700 trees of Aarey Colony to accommodate a proposed Metro car shed project.
2019-09-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Environment/Wildlife,Bollywood
Goa to be declared organic state: CM
Panaji, Sep 17 (IANS) Goa will soon be declared an organic state, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Tuesday.
2019-09-17
Category: India, Goa,National,Environment/Wildlife
R&D centre for clean coal unveiled in Bengaluru
Bengaluru, Sep 16 (IANS) Union Minister of Science and Technology Harsh Vardhan on Monday opened the national centre for clean coal research and development at the Indian Institute of Science's (IISc) campus here.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife,Technology
Eye of the tiger: Killer nomad on the prowl
Jaipur, Sep 16 (IANS) This is a story of T-104, an eight-month-old tiger who became a homeless wanderer and has killed three men since February this year in the jungles of Ranthambore.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Environment/Wildlife
Will request NGT to allow beach shacks, says Goa CM
Panaji, Sep 16 (IANS) With Goa's tourism season set to kick off just a couple of weeks later, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Monday said that his government would plead before the National Green Tribunal for permission to set up beach shacks along the coastline.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Goa,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Floods kill 33 in Thailand
Bangkok, Sep 16 (IANS) Floods that have submerged large parts of northern Thailand for the last two weeks have killed at least 33 people, authorities said on Monday.
2019-09-16
Category: International, Thailand,Environment/Wildlife
Indonesia probes firms over fires on Sumatra, Borneo
Jakarta, Sep 16 (IANS) More than 30 companies on Sumatra and Borneo islands are being investigated by Indonesian authorities on suspicion of causing some of the serious fires suffered by the Southeast Asian archipelago, officials said on Monday.
2019-09-16
Category: International, Indonesia,Environment/Wildlife
Rajasthan CM conducts aerial survey of flood-hit areas
Jaipur, Sep 16 (IANS) Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Monday conducted an aerial survey of the flood-hit regions of Kota, Bundi, Jhalawar and Dholpur districts.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
SL issues landslide warnings amidst heavy rains
Colombo, Sep 16 (IANS) Sri Lanka on Monday issued landslide warnings for several districts of the island nation after the Meteorology Department warned of further rains in the coming days.
2019-09-16
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Environment/Wildlife,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Army deploys 8 teams for flood relief in Rajasthan
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Army has deployed eight teams in Rajasthan for flood-relief operations in districts that have been inundated due to heavy rainfall in the past few days.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Army deployed for flood relief in Kota, Jhalawar
Jaipur, Sep 15 (IANS) The army has deputed its flood relief columns of the Sapta Shakti Command in the Kota and Jhalawar districts of Rajasthan following heavy rains on Saturday and Sunday.
2019-09-15
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Punjab govt urges farmers to shun stubble burning
Chandigarh, Sep 15 (IANS) Urging the farmers to refrain from burning paddy stubble, the Punjab government on Sunday appealed to the farmers to follow the philosophy of Guru Nanak Dev in reverence of 550th Prakash Purb celebrations of the first Sikh guru.
2019-09-15
Category: India, Punjab,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Delhi BJP chief urges Kejriwal to reconsider odd-even scheme
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Opposing the odd-even scheme for cars to be implemented in November, Delhi BJP president Manoj Tiwari on Saturday wrote to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal urging him to reconsider the move as it would cause problems for the people.
2019-09-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
6 killed in Nepal landslides
Kathmandu, Sep 14 (IANS) Six people, including four of a same family were killed after landslides triggered by incessant rainfall buried two houses in Nepal's Rolpa district, officials said on Saturday.
2019-09-14
Category: International, Nepal,Environment/Wildlife,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
New storm to hit Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian
Washington, Sep 14 (IANS) A new storm carrying heavy rain and strong winds is threatening the Bahamas just two weeks after Hurricane Dorian tore through part of the islands.
2019-09-14
Category: International, United States,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Gadkari dismissive about odd-even traffic scheme
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Union Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari on Friday was dismissive about Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's move to relaunch the 'Odd-Even' traffic scheme to control pollution, saying it was not necessary.
2019-09-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Ministers have taste of monsoon fury in MP
Bhopal, Sep 11 (IANS) Some ministers in Madhya Pradesh were taken by surprise when water suddenly started dripping from the ceilings of their bungalows following incessant rain that has paralysed the state and claimed many lives.
2019-09-11
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Vietnam opens Southeast Asia's largest solar power farm
Hanoi, Sep 11 (IANS) Vietnam has inaugurated Southeast Asia's largest solar power farm which has the capacity to produce 688 million kWh of electricity annually.
2019-09-11
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Green building trend catching up in cities
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Amid the growing demand for land, water and electricity in metros, like Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru, green buildings are becoming a new trend in constructions and maintenance.
2019-09-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Hundreds evacuated due to bushfires in Australia
Canberra, Sep 10 (IANS) Some 400 people have been evacuated from their homes in Australia due to at least 130 bushfires that are still ravaging the area, authorities said on Tuesday.
2019-09-10
Category: International, Australia,Environment/Wildlife
Modi urges more South-South cooperation, global action on water
Greater Noida, Sep 9 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday batted for greater South-South cooperation to address the issues of climate change, desertification and land degradation.
2019-09-09
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Diplomacy,Environment/Wildlife
Climbers to make autumn Everest ascent after 9 years
Kathmandu, Sep 9 (IANS) At least 10 mountaineers are preparing to make a bid to scale Mount Everest, breaking a nine-year hiatus in climbing the world's highest peak during autumn.
2019-09-09
Category: International, Nepal,Environment/Wildlife
Typhoon Lingling kills 8 in Korean peninsula
Pyongyang, Sep 8 (IANS) Typhoon Lingling that hit the Korean peninsula on Saturday claimed eight lives and damaged around 460 homes, authorities said here on Sunday.
2019-09-08
Category: International, North Korea,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Mick Jagger, Donald Sutherland slam Trump on climate change
Venice, Sep 8 (IANS) Rolling Stones rocker Mick Jagger and veteran actor Donald Sutherland have slammed US President Donald Trump for not working hard enough to fight against climate change.
2019-09-08
Category: International, Italy,Cinema/Showbiz,Environment/Wildlife,Hollywood
Modi to open key UN anti-desertification meet with 'good' announcement
United Nations, Sep 7 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate a high-level segment of the UN conference to combat desertification on Monday with a "good" announcement on efforts against the phenomenon that is a threat to climate, according to the top UN official dealing with it.
2019-09-07
Category: International, United States,Environment/Wildlife
Odisha govt eases PUC check for for one month
Bhubaneswar, Sep 6 (IANS) The Odisha government here on Friday delayed implementation of the Pollution Under Control (PUC) certification, under the amended Motor Vehicle Act 2019, for one month.
2019-09-06
Category: India, Orissa,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
'Solar leads decade of investment in renewable energy'
Nairobi, Sep 5 (IANS) Global investment in new renewable energy capacity this decade -- 2010 to 2019 inclusive -- is on course to hit $2.6 trillion, with more gigawatts of solar power capacity installed than any other generation technology, new figures published on Thursday said.
2019-09-05
Category: International, Kenya,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
5 killed as Mumbai sees record rains on Wednesday
Mumbai, Sep 5 (IANS) At least five persons were killed in different incidents as Mumbai notched record rains in the city and suburbs on Wednesday, which saw the country's commercial capital paralysed for the third time this monsoon, officials said here on Thursday.
2019-09-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Environment/Wildlife
Hurricane Dorian heads to US after lashing Bahamas
Miami, Sep 5 (IANS) Hurricane Dorian is expected to bring a "life-threatening storm surge" up the US east coast after causing widespread destruction and at least 20 deaths in the Bahamas.
2019-09-05
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
MP farmers harvesting rainwater to check water woes
Narsinghpur, Madhya Pradesh, Sep 5 (IANS/ 101Reporters) In a country that suffers from water scarcity all year, farmers in the villages of Narsinghpur district in Madhya Pradesh have come up with ingenious solutions for rainwater harvesting to address the issue.
2019-09-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Environment/Wildlife,Human Interest/Society
Bihar govt signs pact with pvt firm for weather forecasts
Sep 4 (IANS) The Bihar government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Skymet Weather Services, India's largest private weather monitoring and agri-risk solutions company, to facilitate weather forecast services, officials said on Wednesday.
2019-09-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Rains pound Mumbai, schools ordered shut
Mumbai, Sep 4 (IANS) Rains lashed Mumbai and the entire coastal Konkan region with waterlogging reported from many areas, officials said here on Wednesday.
2019-09-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Environment/Wildlife
2-day roundtable on India's air quality scheduled in Delhi
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) This year's edition of the third Roundtable Consultation on air quality, jointly hosted by The Energy and Resource Institute, or TERI, and advocacy group Air Quality Asia is scheduled to take place here over September 4-5.
2019-09-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Jharkhand's rainfall deficit stands at 28% by Aug end
Ranchi, Sep 3 (IANS) The month of August did bring some rain, but that was not enough to make up the monsoon deficit in Jharkhand that stood at 28 per cent at the end of the month.
2019-09-03
Category: India, Bihar,National,Environment/Wildlife
Narmada protest: MP concedes key demands, Medha ends fast
Bhopal, Sep 3 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh government has agreed to review the rehabilitation issue afresh as a pre-condition for the Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA) leader Medha Patkar to end her indefinite fast.
2019-09-03
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
3-foot monitor lizard rescued from Agra ashram
Agra, Sep 2 (IANS) People at an ashram here on Monday panicked when they saw 3-foot giant monitor lizard perched cosily in a corner of a room.
2019-09-02
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
6 killed in Kenya's Hells Gate Park flash flood
Nairobi, Sep 2 (IANS) At least six people have died and one person remains missing following a sudden flood that swept Hells Gate National Park in Kenya, authorities said on Monday.
2019-09-02
Category: International, Kenya,Environment/Wildlife,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Great Barrier Reef outlook downgraded to 'very poor'
Canberra, Aug 30 (IANS) The health outlook for Australia's Great Barrier Reef, the world's largest coral system stretching 2,300 km, has been downgraded to "very poor", according to the long-term projection report published on Friday.
2019-08-30
Category: International, Australia,Environment/Wildlife
MP to revive 40 of the 300 rivers facing death
Bhopal, Aug 29 (IANS) With over 300 rivers on the verge of extinction in Madhya Pradesh, the Kamal Nath government has decided to revive and save 40 rivers and has also decided to implement the 'Right to Water Act' to ensure availability of water to every person.
2019-08-29
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Modi has recommitted to leading climate change fight: UN official
United Nations, Aug 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi has recommitted to continue to lead the fight against climate change at his meeting with Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, according to an official organising September's UN summit on climate change.
2019-08-28
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Environment/Wildlife
Saved from slaughter, camel dies awaiting court order
Dhula (Assam), Aug 27 (IANS) One of the six camels rescued from being slaughtered on Eid al-Adha (Bakerid) died due to local weather and stress here on Tuesday, while awaiting court orders to be sent back to Rajasthan.
2019-08-27
Category: India, Assam,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Environment/Wildlife
Goa CM to talk to Fadnavis over Tillari dam water release
Panaji, Aug 27 (IANS) Two weeks since villages in Goa were flooded after the floodgates of the Tillari dam in Maharashtra were opened without adequate warning, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Tuesday said he would write to his Maharashtra counterpart Devendra Fadnavis on the protocol involving release of excess water from the dam.
2019-08-27
Category: India, Goa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
NBA protests demanding rehabilitation of MP villages
Bhopal, Aug 27 (IANS) With continuing rain in Madhya Pradesh and increasing water levels in the Sardar Sarovar Dam having affected thousands of villages along the Narmada river on the Gujarat-Madhya Pradesh border, the Narmada Bachao Andolan has started the Narmada Chunauti Satyagrah.
2019-08-27
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Human Interest/Society
50 lakh hectares hit by desertification to be restored
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) India has set a target to restore in the next 10 years 50 lakh hectares of land affected by desertification or degradation, Union Minister for Environment, Forests and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar announced on Tuesday.
2019-08-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Sapta Shakti Natural Park opened in Jaipur
Jaipur, Aug 26 (IANS) Lieutenant General Cherish Mathson, GOC-in-C, Sapta Shakti Command, here on Monday inaugurated the Sapta Shakti Nature Park at a colourful event.
2019-08-26
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Defence/Security,Environment/Wildlife
Punjab launches plantation drive to mark 550th Prakash Parva
Chandigarh, Aug 26 (IANS) Punjab has begun a plantation drive of flower trees in Sultanpur Lodhi to mark the 550th Prakash Parva of Guru Nanak Dev in November, an official said on Monday.
2019-08-26
Category: India, Punjab,National,Environment/Wildlife,Religion
Giant volcanic rock raft found in Pacific Ocean
Canberra, Aug 26 (IANS) A vast "raft" of volcanic rocks stretching over 150 sq.km has been found drifting through the Pacific Ocean, scientists said on Monday.
2019-08-26
Category: International, Australia,Environment/Wildlife,Human Interest/Society,Science/Tech
Revived monsoon spells doom for Punjab's flood situation
Chandigarh, Aug 25 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday expressed concern over the Southwest monsoon getting reactivated in the region that may impact relief and rescue works and aggravate flood situation in the state.
2019-08-25
Category: India, Punjab,National,Environment/Wildlife
Students give Goa B-school lessons in sustainability
Panaji, Aug 25 (IANS) With water crisis having become an annual phenomenon in Goa, the Goa Institute of Management (GIM) plans to install a chain of recharge wells on its 50-acre campus located atop a rocky plateau in Sanquelim village in North Goa.
2019-08-25
Category: India, Goa,National,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine
Rains likely in Delhi-NCR, Odisha over the weekend
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Rains are likely across Delhi-NCR over the weekend and heavy showers are predicted in Odisha, Kerala and Karnataka the next 48 hours owing to the movement of a cyclonic development over the Bay of Bengal, the Met Department said on Friday.
2019-08-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife