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Air Pollution is cutting lives short by

Lucknow/UNI: On an average, air pollution cuts short life expectancy of citizens in Uttar Pradesh by nearly 8.6 years relative to what they would be if particulate concentrations everywhere were at the level of 10 µg/m 3 deemed safe by the WHO,  as per a new analysis of the Air Quality Life Index (AQLI).

Marine ecosystem at Tripureshwari Temple

Udaipur/UNI: The Diwali Mela celebration has taken a toll on the ecosystem of the sacred Kalyan Sagar pond at the Tripureshwari temple in the Gomati district of Tripura, raising questions about the measures taken by the organisers to protect its marine life.

Air quality severe in Delhi as people ga

New Delhi/UNI: Delhiites woke up to another morning breathing in bad air as the ambient air quality continued to be under the ' severe category' with an average index value of 416 on Wednesday morning, according to the Central Pollution Control Board.

UN summit tackles climate change-induced

New York/IBNS: The world’s mountain and glacier regions are facing unprecedented challenges due to climate change, imposing a crippling effect on the people and economies that rely on them, the UN’s weather agency explained on Tuesday, ahead of a summit to address the world’s rapidly-changing water systems.  

Greenpeace activists protesting deforest

Moscow, Oct 29 (Sputnik/UNI): Greenpeace activists blocked the entry to a processing plant belonging to French multinational oil and gas company Total in southeastern France on Tuesday as part of a protest against deforestation caused by the use of palm oil for producing transport fuel.

Delhi air condition is still bad

New Delhi, Oct 29 (UNI) Air quality continued to be 'very poor' in the National Capital on Tuesday with an average air quality index of 392 at around 1400 hrs, as per the Central Pollution Control Board.

Flood hits Nagaland’s Dimapur : Indian

Guwahati/IBNS : Around 300 families have been affected after the flood waters of Diphu and Dhansiri river submerged several colonies, villages at Dimapur in Nagaland.

Magnitude 2.7 earthquake hits Palghar, n

Palghar/IBNS: An earthquake measuring 2.7 on the Richter Scale hit Palghar area in Maharashtra on Saturday, officials said.

Cyclone Kyarr:'Diwali' celebrations may

Bengaluru, Oct 26 (UNI) Celebrations of 'Diwali'--the festival of lights-- may be a dump affair in North Karnataka where rains under the influence of depression in Arabian is lashing since last Saturday.

Sonowal asks DC Kamrup to undertake tree

Guwahati/IBNS: To help conservation of Assam’s Greater Adjutant Stork commonly known as Hargilla, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Tuesday asked the Deputy Commissioner Kamrup to use his administrative machinery along with forest department to undertake tree census and identify trees with specific numbers in Dadariya, Pachariya and Singimari area.     

2019 Ozone hole is the smallest on recor

New York: The annual ozone hole reached its peak extent of 6.3 million square miles (16. 4 million square kilometers) on Sept. 8, and then shrank to less than 3.9 million square miles (10 million square kilometers) for the remainder of September and October, according to NASA and NOAA satellite measurements.

Aarey case: Construction of Metro car sh

Mumbai/New Delhi/ IBNS: The Supreme Court on Monday directed that the Metro car shed project in Aarey colony area in Mumbai can continue.

Death toll from typhoon Hagibis in Japan

Tokyo (Sputnik/UNI) The death toll from the Typhoon Hagibis in Japan has reached 61, while 13 people are still considered missing, media reported on Tuesday.

After this year’s Climate Action Summi

New York: People across the world need to embrace “fundamental change” in order to combat climate change and meet the target of restricting the increase in global temperatures to 1.5 degrees Celsius, Claudio Forner, from UN Climate Change in Bonn, told UN News in an interview that took place following the Climate Action Summit.

World Migratory Bird Day highlights dead

New York: Saturday marks World Migratory Bird Day which, this year, is raising awareness about the serious threats that plastic pollution poses to bird life, with a call for urgent measures to end the problem.

Magnitude-5.7 quake strikes off Japan's

Tokyo (Xinhua/UNI) An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.7 on Saturday struck off the southeast coast of Chiba Prefecture of Japan, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA).

Ramp up nuclear power to beat climate ch

New York: Without significantly increasing the use of nuclear power worldwide, it will be difficult to achieve the goal of reducing harmful emissions and fighting climate change, the head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), said on Monday.

2,141 trees cut in Aarey colony: Mumbai

Mumbai: The Mumbai Metro on Monday said it has cut down 2141 trees at the Aarey Milk Colony area but confirmed that it will honour the Supreme Court order and will not chop down any more trees at the site.

More than 1000 trees razed in Mumbai's A

Mumbai, Oct 5 (UNI/IBNS) More than 1000 trees in Mumbai's Aarey Colony have been cut till now despite massive protests against the move to cut down over 2500 trees in the area for a Mumbai metro depot.

Hundreds resist felling of trees for Met

Mumbai: At least 200 activists have been detained and all roads leading to Aarey blocked as authorities began bulldozing trees for the construction of a Mumbai metro depot within hours of dismissal of all legal petitions by Bombay High Court against felling of 2,500 trees for the project.

MOSAiC expedition begins its ice drift o

New York: After only a few days of searching, experts from the MOSAiC expedition have now found a suitable ice floe, where they will set up the research camp for their one-year-long drift through the Arctic Ocean.

Ground-breaking clean air protocol to gu

New York: European and North American countries will take a major stride in cleaning up the atmosphere next Monday, 7 October, through the implementation of an amended legally binding treaty to limit the amount of emissions polluting the air.

Thunderstorm likely to hit East, North-E

Pune, Oct 2 (UNI) Thunderstorm, accompanied with lightning, is very likely to occur at isolated places over Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, West Bengal, Odisha, Jharkhand, Bihar, Uttarakhand, north Haryana, Chandigarh, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, north Madhya Pradesh, Vidarbha and Chhattisgarh during next 24 hours, predicted the Indian Meteorological Department in a bulletin here today.

Kolkata all set to implement plastic and

Kolkata: The city administration has decided to strictly implement the plastic ban from Oct 2.

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