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Cyclone Biparjoy To Intensify In Next 36 Hours: IMD

Cyclone Biparjoy is set to intensify in the next 36 hours and will be heading north-northwestwards in the next two days, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said in a tweet on Friday. The very severe cyclonic storm was located over the east-central Arabian Sea located 840-kilometer west-southwest of Goa and 870 km west-southwest of Mumbai at 11:30 pm on June 8, the IMD said.

Fri, 09 Jun 2023 - 10:34 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: environment, weather news, Biparjoy, cyclone, IMD

Courtesy: Zee News India

Arvind Kejriwal

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Delhi Pollution Levels Decreases Amid Development: Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal addressed Publix and said, Delhi witnessed a dip in the pollution, despite development. Addressing a gathering at Thyagaraj Stadium on the occasion of World Environment Day, Kejriwal asserted that both PM 2.5 and PM 10 levels "fell by 30 per cent" in 2022. Arvind Kejriwal said whenever development happens, it is accompanied with pollution due to felling of dust, construction and other issues.

Mon, 05 Jun 2023 - 03:05 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Pollution, environment, Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal, CM Arvind Kejriwal

Hyderabad heatwave

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Heatwaves Continue In Hyderabad As Temperature Crosses 40 Degree Celsius

The scorching heat wave in Hyderabad shows no signs of relief as the mercury continues to climb, reaching a staggering 42.6 degrees Celsius on the 19th of May, Friday.  According to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) and the Hyderabad Weather Forecast, the state would continue to witness the same for the next few days. Furthermore, among the city’s various localities, Khairatabad has emerged as the… read-more

Sat, 20 May 2023 - 01:08 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: WEATHER, environment, Heatwaves, Hyderabad Forecast, IMD



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Madhya Pradesh: 5 Cheetahs To Be Released From Camps Into Free Ranging

Five cheetahs, three females and two males will be released from the acclimatisation camps into free-ranging conditions in Madhya Pradesh's Kuno National Park before the onset of the monsoon in June, said the Union Environment Ministry. The ministry said the decision was taken after a team of experts reviewed the current status of the "Project Cheetah" on the directions of the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA.)

Mon, 08 May 2023 - 07:05 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Cheetahs, Madhya Pradesh, environment, Animal Husbandry, News 2023

Air India

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Air India Announces Single Use Plastic In Flights

Aiming for a better environment, Air India announced to limit the usage of single-use-plastic in future. Air India has reduced the usage of single-use plastic by 80 per cent on board all flights across its worldwide network,  said the airlines, in an official statement. The airline has also introduced 100 per cent compostable PET lids and primary-use plastic bags besides completely compostable waste bags. 

Fri, 21 Apr 2023 - 01:20 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Air India, Flights, Single use plastic, civil aviation, environment

Kangana Ranaut

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Kangana Ranaut Participates In Green India Challenge

Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut participated in 'Green India Challenge.' and planted a sapling in Hyderabad's Shamshabad Panchvati Park. On February 21, the actress took to Instagram and shared the images expressing happiness to plant a sapling, and taking a step towards 'Green India Challenge', launched in 2019 by the Telangana Government. Further, the actress nominated Rangoli Chandel, Ritu Ranaut and Anjali Chauhan to participate in the… read-more

Wed, 22 Feb 2023 - 02:10 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Green India Challenge, Kangana Ranaut, Planted Sapling, FOREST, environment

Courtesy: Telangana Today

Uttarkashi Avalanche

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Uttarkashi Avalanche: Death Toll Rises To 19, Search & Rescue Underway

The death toll in the Uttarkashi Avalanche tragedy has risen to 19 as of October 7. A team of mountaineers climbing the Draupadi Ka Danda-II mountain peak got stranded after an avalanche struck on October 4. Since then, rescue operations have been underway. Personnel from Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) and Nehru Institute of Mountaineering (NIM) are currently working in rescue missions.

Fri, 07 Oct 2022 - 12:14 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Uttarakhand, uttarkashi, Avalanche, Draupadi Ka Danda-II, environment

Courtesy: ANI

Sydney Rains

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Sydney Records Wettest Year Since 1858; More Heavy Downpour Expected In Australia

Australia’s Sydney recorded the wettest year in 164 years, with heavy downpour and major floods reported across several parts of the nation. Sydney has recorded 2,213 mm of rain, with three more months to go in 2022. The previous such record was in 1950, when Australia’s largest city of Sydney received 2,194 mm of rainfall. Meanwhile, the city is expected to receive more downpour in the coming days and weeks.

Thu, 06 Oct 2022 - 09:00 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Australia, Sydney, rainfall, Wettest Year, environment

Courtesy: Hindustan Times


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Earthquake Of 5.9 Magnitude Jolts Indonesia’s Sumatra

An earthquake of 5.9 magnitude on the Richter scale jolted Indonesia’s Sumatra island during the early hours on October 1. According to the US Geological survey, the quake killed at least one person and injured dozens of others as people rushed out of buildings seeking safety. Reportedly, the quake occurred at around 2:30 am 40kms from the town of Sibolga, and had a depth of 13 kms. 

Sat, 01 Oct 2022 - 05:31 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Indonesia, Sumatra Island, Sibolga, Earthquake, environment

Courtesy: Hindustan Times


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Earthquake Of 5.2 Magnitude Jolts Myanmar

An earthquake of 5.2 magnitude on Richter scale hit Myanmar on September 30, informed National Centre for Seismology (NCS). The quake was reported at around 3:52 am, and had a depth of 140 km. According to the NCS, the quake struck about 162 km Northwest of Myanmar’s Burma. No casualties have been reported from the incident. Further details are awaited.

Fri, 30 Sep 2022 - 05:40 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Myanmar, Burma, Earthquake, World news, environment

Courtesy: Hindustan Times