What are the secrets to longevity and virus resistance of bats

According to researchers at the University of Rochester in the US, bats' longevity and capacity to tolerate viruses may stem from their ability to... Read more »

Karnataka to seek green nod for Mahadayi water project

"We will submit a revised proposal to the Ministry of Environment and Forests, although the Water Resources Department in February had allowed the state... Read more »

Pragya Kapoor’s foundation to aid waste collection in hills

"Whenever we visit a place as a tourist, we admire the beauty and atmosphere around, but what most of us don't realise is that... Read more »

UN praising India “Solar auctions have seen popularity amidst height of pandemic”

Citing the case of India, he said at the International Energy Agency's Clean Energy Transition Summit that solar auctions have seen popularity amidst the... Read more »

K’taka, Maha setting up panel to manage floods in monsoon

"The joint committee will monitor and control floods if heavy rain water overflows in the Krishna river basin across the twin states to protect... Read more »

Black panther spotted in Karnataka’s Nagarhole Tiger Reserve

The panther, which seemed to be 4-5 years old but whose sex could not be determined, was spotted on a large moss-laden tree branch... Read more »

PETA seeks closure of illegal wet-markets to prevent another pandemic

A wet market is a marketplace selling fresh meat, fish, and other perishable goods. The Animal rights organisation has demanded immediate closure of these... Read more »

Lightning kills 15 more in Bihar

The meteorological department has issued an alert for thunderstorms in more than a dozen districts, including Patna, Bhojpur, Vaishali and Nalanda in the state. Read more »

Hospitality Initiatives to focus on Beautiful Planet

To that end the, RARE India in the hospitality sector has launched three campaigns with the aim of growing its community of earth loves... Read more »

UN report “Global e-waste surges 21% in five years”

Only 17.4 per cent of 2019's e-waste was collected and recycled. This means that gold, silver, copper, platinum and other high-value, recoverable materials conservatively... Read more »

UP’s wild west: Rare sighting of endangered swamp deer

Found in north India, and now extinct in several countries, the discovery was a pleasant surprise. "I was on inspection (this Sunday) when I... Read more »

After four hours, Kerala wild elephant rescued from well

The wild elephant according to experts is around seven years old and it was in the morning that locals found the elephant in a... Read more »

Koalas face extinction in New South Wales before 2050

According to ecologist Oisin Sweeney's research, some 15,000 to 20,000 koalas were in NSW which suffered devastating bushfires during the southern summer, while a... Read more »

934 fragile moraine-dammed lakes recorded in Himachal

The state-run Himachal Pradesh Council for Science Technology and Environment, which has been working to mitigate the climate-induced hazards, undertakes studies to understand the... Read more »

Locust attacks in UP, districts put on alert

"A swarm of locusts had come to Deoria, but they descended only on the Baisila Mainuddin village. Villagers made noise and chased them away.... Read more »

Kailash Choudhary “Locusts won’t have spread if Rajasthan had cooperated”

He said that effective control of locusts can be done only in the border areas and with the Rajasthan government's cooperation, this work could... Read more »

Uttar Pradesh elephant numbers up by 120 in 3 years

According to data, 149 elephants are in Dudhwa Tiger Reserve, 82 in Amangarh Tiger Reserve, 103 in the Bijnor range, 103 in Shivalik forest... Read more »

Energy transformation will bring jobs and boost GDP

"Renewables have proven to be the most resilient energy sources throughout the current crisis," Read more »

Monsoon hits hilly states, to reach Delhi on Thursday

The weather bureau had issued an 'orange' alert for northern states. Delhi will have to wait until Thursday for the onset of the monsoon,... Read more »

IMD issues ‘orange’ alert for northern states ahead of monsoon

"Conditions are favourable for advancement of monsoon into the remaining parts of Uttar Pradesh, entire western Himalayan region, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, Punjab and Rajasthan... Read more »