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Monsoon to hit Kerala by May 28-30: Skymet

Monsoon will hit Kerala between May 28 and 30, two-three days before its normal onset date of June 1, private forecasting agency Skymet said. However...

Agasthyamala among 20 world biosphere reserves

India’s “unique” Agasthyamala Biosphere Reserve is among 20 new sites added by the U.N’s top cultural body UNESCO to its Worl...

Mercury level soaring; Kerala heading for drought ?

With mercury level soaring, Kerala is likely to face drought-like situation amid fears of drinking water scarcity and power crisis in the poll-bound ...

El Nino may spread cholera-like diseases across oceans

El Nino – a phenomena which sparks global weather extremes – could be transporting and spreading waterborne diseases such as cholera thou...

Tsunami Early Warning System Siren test successful

The newly installed Tsunami Early Warning System Siren was successfully tested. The test was conducted between 12.00-12.10 pm near INS Angre in Fort ...

Sheikh Hasina wins UN award on climate change

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has been declared as one of the winners of the UN Champions of the Earth award in recognition of her “l...

India, China suffer heavily due to air pollution: Study

India and China suffer over USD 1.89 trillion annually in terms of the value of lives lost and ill health caused from air pollution, according to a r...

Deficient monsoon: PM wants 'challenge' to be turned into 'opportunity'

With monsoon rainfall predicted to be deficient this year, Prime Minister Narendar Modi said the “challenge” should be converted into an ...

On Environment Day, PM asks people to plant trees

On the World Environment Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi planted a ‘Kadamb’ sapling at his Race Course Road residence lawns and exhorte...

Drought fears haunt India as IMD predicts ‘deficient’ monsoon

Monsoon in the country this year is expected to be “deficient”, the Meteorological department has projected while revising its forecast f...

India set to become water scarce country by 2025: Report

Although India is set to become water scarce country by 2025 due to demand-supply mis-match, the water sector is expected to see investment of $13 bi...

Blue whales spotted off Sindhudurg coast after 100 yrs

Researchers have spotted a pair of blue whales along Sindhudurg coast in Maharashtra, the first such sighting along the state coastline in a century....

World's first fully warm-blooded fish discovered

Scientists have discovered the world’s first fully warm-blooded fish – a moonfish about the size of a car tyre that flaps its fins to gen...

Kaziranga National Park has over 1100 eastern swamp deer

Kaziranga National Park in Assam witnessed rise in eastern swamp deer population from last year and currently stands at 1129, according to the just c...

Zoo to exhibit bones of Asia's oldest captive jumbo

The century-old zoological park here in Thiruvananthapuram is getting ready to retrieve and display the bones of a dead elephant, claimed to be the o...

Climate change is harming Americans' health, says Obama

Global warming isn’t just affecting the weather, it’s harming Americans’ health, President Barack Obama said as he announced steps ...

PM launches India's first air quality index

Pushing to bring down pollution levels, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday launched India’s first national air quality index. Speaking on t...

Sacred groves in Kerala under threat: Report

The sprawling patches of sacred groves, the rich abode of biodiversity seen in and around villages across Kerala, are on the verge of extinction due ...

France hoping for agreement on main issues before Paris meet

France, Chair of the crucial UN Climate Conference, made an impassioned plea to the world to “agree on major issues” before assembling in...

Tiger population rises by 30% in India: Report

Tiger population in the country is estimated to be around 2,226, a rise of over 30% since the last count in 2010, according to the latest census repo...