Delhi gets little respite from sultry weather New Delhi, Jun 16 (UNI) The national capital on Sunday woke up to a cloudy morning and also received traces of rainfall at several places, bringing little respite from the searing heat. The maximum temperature | PM Modi holds all-party meet ahead of Parliament session | Heat stroke wreaks havoc in three districts, toll rises to 56 | Junior doctors' protest at NRS enters sixth day | Train service resumes in south Kashmir after two days |

India and Israel join hands to develop solutions to desertification an...

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New Delhi, June 15 (IBNS): Israel is keen to work together with India to fight against against desertification, said Dr. Ron Malka, Ambassador of Israel to India, ahead of World Day to Combat Desertification, which is observed every June 17th.
Cyclone Vayu changes course overnight, will not hit Gujarat as expected
Ahmedabad, June 13 (IBNS): Cyclone Vayu has changed course overnight and will not hit the areas in Gujarat as the Met department had predicted earlier.
Delhi continues to sizzle, light rain likely to bring respite in coming days
New Delhi, Jun 11 (UNI): Delhi continued to reel from intense heat on Tuesday with maximum temperature recorded at 46.9 degrees Celsius in the ridge area, seven notches above the season's average.
Cyclonic Storm ‘VAYU’: Alert issued for Gujarat coast
New Delhi, June 11 (IBNS): The Cyclonic Storm ‘Vayu’ over East central Arabian Sea moved further northwards with a speed of about 9 kmph in last six hours, slightly intensified further and lay centred on Tuesday, officials said.
Low pressure develops over Arabian Sea
Thiruvananthapuram, Jun 10 (UNI) A low pressure area has formed over southeast Arabian Sea, adjoining Lakshadweep area and east-central Arabian Sea, under the influence of the cyclonic circulation over Lakshadweep area and adjoining Southeast Arabian Sea, a statement from Meteorological department, here on Monday said. 
Promoting gender equality a ‘crucial contribution’ in effort to restore, protect our p...
New York, June 9 (IBNS): Women are engaged in all aspects of interaction with our ocean, yet their voices are often missing at the decision-making level, the head of the United Nations cultural agency said on World Oceans Day, emphasizing that “we must ensure diversity and gender inclusiveness at all levels” to set a balanced course for humanity and foster innovative solutions for the ocean.
Nestlé India conducts cleanliness drives on World Oceans Day
Kolkata, Jun 8 (IBNS): On the occasion of World Oceans Day, Nestlé volunteers worldwide participated in clean-up drives on Saturday.
514,000 residents affected as hail, floods hit east China
Nanchang, June 8 (Xinhua/UNI) A total of 514,000 residents have been affected by strong winds, hail and rainstorm-triggered floods in east China's Jiangxi Province, with 45,000 relocated, local authorities said Saturday.
Monsoon hits Kerala after nearly a week's delay
Thiruvananthapuram, June 8 (IBNS): Nearly after a week's delay, the much awaited Monsoon, which causes major rainfall in India, hit the Kerala coast on Saturday, officials said.
Antibiotics found in some of the world’s rivers, including in Bangladesh, exceed ‘safe...
London, June 7 (IBNS): Concentrations of antibiotics found in some of the world’s rivers exceed ‘safe’ levels by up to 300 times, the first ever global study, led by YESI's Professor Alistair Boxall, has discovered.
Take action on air pollution to save lives, and the planet, urges UN chief
New York, June 7 (IBNS): In a message to mark World Environment Day, celebrated on Wednesday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres has emphasized the link between worsening levels of air pollution and the climate crisis.
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