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Seasonal outlook for temperatures during New Delhi, Mar 31 (IBNS) The country experienced significantly above normal temperatures during the last two months of January and February,2016, with monthly anomalies of 1.530C & 20C respectively from 1961-90 normal, officials said. 31-Mar-2016
Roca launches #NOWALKING4WATER Campaign, Gurgaon, Mar 23 (IBNS): On the occasion of 24th World Water Day, the 'We Are Water Foundation', an initiative of Roca launched a global awareness action-#NOWALKING4WATER. 23-Mar-2016
NASA sends fire, meteor experiments to I Washington, Mar 23 (IBNS) Scientific investigations of fire in microgravity and grippers inspired by geckos are among the nearly 7,500 pounds of cargo headed to the International Space Station aboard an Orbital ATK Cygnus spacecraft, along with equipment to support some 250 other experiments and studies aboard the world’s only orbital laboratory. 23-Mar-2016
India facing a serious water crisis: Gre New Delhi , Mar 22 (IBNS) India’s fresh water resources, already rapidly dwindling, could be further depleted if plans for hundreds of new coal power plants go ahead. This would cause severe drought and worsen the ongoing conflict between agriculture and industry over water in regions such as Vidarbha and Marathwada in Maharashtra and Northern Karnataka. 22-Mar-2016
Environment ministry issues new standard New Delhi, Mar 22 (IBNS) Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change has notified new environment standards for generator sets (gensets) running on Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) / Natural Gas (NG), Diesel with LPG / NG and Petrol with LPG / NG, primarily to control air and noise pollution emanating from the operation of these gensets. 22-Mar-2016
NASA study finds climate change shifting Washington, Mar 21 (IBNS) A new study from NASA and Harvard University finds that climate change is diminishing an important link between droughts and the timing of wine grape harvests in France and Switzerland. 21-Mar-2016
6.4 earthquake hits Russia, no casualty Moscow, Mar 21 (IBNS) An earthquake measuring 6.4 on the Richter Scale hit Russia's Kamchatsk Staryy area on Monday, reports said. 21-Mar-2016
Plant more trees to create oxygen bank u New Delhi, Mar 21 (IBNS) The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, in collaboration with Department of Forest and Wildlife of Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi, celebrated the International Day of Forest on Monday at the Asola Bhatti Wildlife sanctuary. 21-Mar-2016
Plastic carry bags: Minimum thickness in New Delhi, Mar 18 (IBNS) To curb the menace of plastic waste and its accumulation, the Union government has, on Friday, said that the minimum thickness of plastic carry bags has been increased to 50 microns from 40 microns and the rule, which was being implemented up to municipal areas will now be implemented at the village level too. 18-Mar-2016
Create healthy environments to save live New Delhi, Mar 15 (Just Earth News/IBNS): A new WHO report released on Tuesday estimates that every year 12.6 million people globally die from diseases and injuries attributable to the environments in which they live and work. 15-Mar-2016
4.3 earthquake hits Assam, no casualty GuwahatiI, Mar 13 (IBNS) An earthquake measuring 4.3 on the Richter Scale hit Assam on Sunday, officials said. 13-Mar-2016
Tremor felt in North Bengal, no casualty Kolkata/Siliguri, Mar 12 (IBNS): A 3.8 magnitude earthquake hit the northern part of West Bengal on Saturday. 13-Mar-2016
Record annual increase of carbon dioxide Washington, Mar 12 (IBNS) The annual growth rate of atmospheric carbon dioxide measured at NOAA’s Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii jumped by 3.05 parts per million during 2015, the largest year-to-year increase in 56 years of research, as per US scientists. 12-Mar-2016
'World has much to learn from Japan,' UN New York, Mar 12 (Just Earth News/IBNS):The world has much to learn from Japan if it is to make progress on saving lives and livelihoods, and reducing disaster losses, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon underlined on the fifth anniversary of the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami. 12-Mar-2016
Nuclear reactor in Gujarat shut down aft New Delhi, Mar 11 (IBNS) A unit of the Kakrapar Atomic Power Station (KAPS) in Gujarat has been shut down on Friday owing to hard water leakage and an emergency has been declared inside the plant though no nuclear radiation as been recorded, according to media reports. 11-Mar-2016
IMD indicates hailstorm or squall likely New Delhi, Mar 10 (IBNS) India Meteorological Department (IMD) in its bulletin on Thursday has said that thunderstorm accompanied with squall/hailstorm is likely at some places in the country over the next three or four days. 10-Mar-2016
Heavy rains forecast in J&K Srinagar, Mar 10 (IBNS) The Meteorological Department on Thursday forecast heavy rains in plains and snowfall in higher reaches of Kashmir Valley during the next three days and has advised people to remain vigilant. 10-Mar-2016
Oppn. targets NDA on Sri Sri's Yamuna sh New Delhi, Mar 9 (IBNS) The Opposition on Wednesday put the government on the mat in Parliament over the issue of spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's mega cultural event on the Yamuna flood plains even as a green tribunal is likely to pass its verdict on the festival during the day as the Art of Living founder urged parties to not politicise it. 09-Mar-2016
Dead fish clutter lake in the middle of Bengaluru, Mar 7 (IBNS) Thousands of dead fish were found floating in Bengaluru's Ulsoor Lake on Monday morning but no reason has been cited for the same, according to media sources. 07-Mar-2016
DDA pulled up by NGT regarding World Cul New Delhi, Mar 3 (IBNS) The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has pulled up the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) on Thursday about the permission granted to the Arto of Living Foundation to hold the World Culture Festival on the Yamuna floodplains in east Delhi, according to media reports. 03-Mar-2016
India , United States partner on Cancer New Delhi, Mar 3 (IBNS) The first U.S.-India Workshop on Traditional Medicine began in New Delhi on Thursday. 03-Mar-2016
Heavy snow disrupts life in Moscow Moscow, Mar 3 (IBNS) Early snow on Wednesday disrupted life in Moscow, according to reports. 03-Mar-2016
7.9 earthquake hits south-west of Sumatr Jakarta, Mar 2 (Just Earth News/IBNS) An earthquake measuring 7.9 on the Richter Scale hit south-west of Sumatra island in Indonesia on Wednesday, the US Geological Survey said. 02-Mar-2016
Dead dolphin washes ashore in Mumbai bea Mumbai, Mar 2 (IBNS) A dead dolphin washed up on a Mumbai beach on Wednesday, reports said. 02-Mar-2016
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