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Climate change a long-term threat to her Paris/Mumbai, May 30 (IBNS) A study conducted by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), and the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) found that nearly 31 natural and cultural World Heritage sites in 29 countries across the world, including Elephanta Caves (near Mumbai) from India, are becoming increasingly vulnerable to the effects of climate change. 30-May-2016
Karnataka: Infosys launches household b Bangalore, May 30 (IBNS) Infosys, on Monday, announced the launch of a household biogas project in Ramanagara district in Karnataka. 30-May-2016
Moratorium from CEPI area of Chandrapur New delhi, May 29 (IBNS): The Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change vide Office Memorandum dated 20.05.2016 has lifted moratorium under the Comprehensive Environmental Pollution Index (CEPI) in respect of the industrial cluster/area of Chandrapur (MIDC Chandrapur, Tadali, Ghuggus, Ballapur), Maharashtra. 29-May-2016
El Nino ends as tropical Pacific Ocean r Melbourne, May 26 (IBNS) The tropical Pacific Ocean has returned to a neutral El Niño–Southern Oscillation (ENSO) state, Australia's Bureau of Meteorology said. 26-May-2016
Thundershower with strong wind hit Kolka Kolkata, May 25 (IBNS): As per the Regional Meteorological Centre's warning, Kolkata and its adjoining cities received heavy thundershower with squall and storm having a wind speed of 40-50 kmph on Wednesday afternoon. 25-May-2016
Monsoon to be ‘above normal’: Skymet New Delhi, May 25 (IBNS): Private weather forecasting company Skymet has predicted that India is going to experience ‘above normal’ Monsoon rains this year. 25-May-2016
Moderate tremor shakes J & K Srinagar, May 22 (IBNS) A moderate earthquake shook Bhaderwah Pirpanchal range valley in Jammu and Kashmir’s Doda district on Monday, triggering panic among the people. 23-May-2016
Cyclone Roanu hits Bangladesh, rains sto Kolkata/Dhaka, May 21 (IBNS): Touching the coastal areas of West Bengal, cyclonic storm Roanu, which was created on the Bay of Bengal, entered the terrain of Bangladesh through Cox's Bazar coast on Saturday afternoon. 21-May-2016
Bangladesh : Cyclonic storm Roanu makes Dhaka, May 21 (IBNS) Making a landfall, Cyclonic storm Roanu on Saturday crossed the Chittagong coast of Bangladesh, officials said. 21-May-2016
Mahindra Lifespaces, TERI tie-up for Cen New Delhi, May 20 (IBNS): The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) and Mahindra Lifespaces on Friday announced the creation of a Center of Excellence (CoE) focused on improving energy efficiency in India's residential buildings sector. 20-May-2016
At 51 degrees, India records highest tem New Delhi, May 20 (IBNS) India on Thursday recorded its highest ever temperature as heatwaves swept across Rajasthan's Phalodi city, forcing the mercury to rise to 51 degree Celsius, reports said. 20-May-2016
​​IdeaHive Media launches campaign t Mumbai, May 19 (IBNS): IdeaHive Media Pvt Ltd, a Cause Driven Media Campaign Management start-up company, is all set to launch 'Paani ka Teeka', a people's movement project that aims to collectively work towards reversing the effect of the water crisis across India. 19-May-2016
Cyclone Roanu follows Indian east coast Kolkata, May 19 (IBNS) Heavy rainfall warning has been sounded in coastal Andhra Pradesh and Odisha on Thursday as cyclone Roanu is seen hugging the east coast of India with chances of moving towards Bangladesh and/or Myanmar, according to media reports. 19-May-2016
Forest fire near Vaishno Devi shrine in Jammu, May 18 (IBNS) Indian Air Force helicopters have been pressed into service on Wedndesday to douse the forest fire raging near the famous Vaishno Devi temple in Jammu and Kashmir, according to media reports. 18-May-2016
6.7 earthquake hits Ecuador, no casualty Quito, May 18 (IBNS): An earthquake measuring 6.7 on the Richter Scale hit western Ecuador on Wednesday. 18-May-2016
4.4 earthquake hits Nepal, no casualty Kathmandu, May 15 (IBNS): An earthquake measuring 4.4 on the Richter Scale hit Sindhupalchok district of central Nepal on Sunday, media reports said. 15-May-2016
3.4 earthquake hits Gujarat, no casualty Ahmadabad, May 15 (IBNS): An earthquake measuring 3.4 on the Richter Scale hit Gujarat on Sunday, officials said. 15-May-2016
Rain to hit Kerala by June 7, says IMD New Delhi, May 15 (IBNS) India Meteorological Department forecast suggests that the onset of Southwest monsoon this year over Kerala is likely to be slightly delayed. 15-May-2016
Prototype of solar power train unveiled Jodhpur, May 14 (IBNS) The first solar train prototype of the Indian Railways was unveiled in Jodhpur, Rajasthanon Friday and the first trial will be run in the next three to four days, according to media reports. 14-May-2016
Delhi drops out of 10 most polluted cit New Delhi, May 12 (Just Earth News/IBNS) The new Global Urban Ambient Air Pollution Database (update 2016) of the World Health Organization (WHO) released Thursday shows Delhi has arrested and improved air quality since the last global database published by the WHO in 2014. 12-May-2016
National Clean Air Action Plan is the ne New Delhi, May 12 (Just Earth News/IBNS) The most recent report by the World Health Organisation (WHO), released Thursday, has re-emphasised the immediate need to address the air pollution menace in several Indian cities such as, Gwalior, Allahabad, Patna and Raipur, along with Delhi, said Greenpeace India. 12-May-2016
Scientist creates light emitting cement Mexico City, May 12 (IBNS) A scientist with an aim to cut down on the cost of electricity have finally come up with light emitting cement, that can emit light for 12 hours by absorbing sun rays, reports said. 12-May-2016
5.3 earthquake hits Andaman Islands, no New Delhi, May 9 (IBNS): An earthquake measuring 5.3 on the Richter Scale hit Andaman Islands on Monday, officials said. 09-May-2016
Earthquake hits Meghalaya, northeastern Shillong, May 7 (IBNS): An earthquake measuring 4 on the Richter Scale hit Meghalaya and other northeastern states on Saturday, officials said. 07-May-2016
4.1 earthquake hits Uttarakhand Dehradun , May 6 (IBNS0): An earthquake measuring 4.1 on the Rcihter Scale hit Uttarakhand on Thursday, officials said on Friday. 06-May-2016
Coal endangers India's fresh water sourc New Delhi, May 5 (IBNS) Even as the country reels under severe drought, information secured by Greenpeace suggests that India's "coal-hungry government" is willing to overlook policy meant to protect the country’s pristine forests, wildlife and the fresh-water sources. 05-May-2016
CSE lambasts auto industry for misleadin New Delhi, May 5 (IBNS): Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has condemned the "misleading number game and motivated campaign of the auto industry to claim that vehicles in Delhi are an insignificant source of pollution and should be left alone." 05-May-2016
Monsoon likely to hit by May-end, early New Delhi, May 4 (IBNS): The government on Wednesday said the Monsoon is expected to hit Kerala by May-end or early June. 04-May-2016
Odd-even formula 2.0 worked but farm fir New Delhi, May 3 (IBNS): Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has released its analysis of air quality data during the second phase of odd and even scheme- from April 15 to April 30. 03-May-2016
Kolkata to get 'good' pre-monsoons rains Kolkata, May 3 (IBNS) Private weather forecaster Skymet Weather on Tuesday said Kolkata is likely to experience first spell of pre-Monsoon showers during May. 03-May-2016
Electric buses for Rohtang Pass New Delhi, May 3 (IBNS) The union government has approved in principle for funding 75% of the cost of 25 electric buses subject to maximum of Rs.37.50 crore to the state government of Himachal Pradesh, informed Minister of State in the Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises, G.M. Siddeshwara in a written reply in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday. 03-May-2016
Kasauli: Forest fire reaches boarding sc Kasauli, May 2 (IBNS) School children were evacuated after forest fire reached a boarding school in Himachal Pradesh's Kasauli town. 02-May-2016
Forest fire affects parts of Himchal Pra Shimla, May 2 (IBNS) Even before the forest fire in Uttarkhand has been doused, several areas in Himachal Pradesh are being ravaged by forest fire, according to media reports. 02-May-2016
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