Category: Environment

March 28, 2021
Delhi zoo to bring 3 more tigers for breeding purposes; ostrich, chinkara to be added

New Delhi, Mar 28 The Delhi zoo may soon get three tigers from Chennai and Nagpur for "breeding purposes" under an animal exchange programme, officials have said. Zoo Director Ramesh Pandey said they plan to bring a pair of tigers from the Gorewada zoo in Nagpur, while another male tiger is likely to be brought […]

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March 15, 2021
Flights cancelled during China''s worst sandstorm in decades

Beijing, Mar 15 : China's capital and a wide swath of the country's north were enveloped Monday in the worst sandstorm in a decade, leading to the cancelation of hundreds of flights. Skyscrapers in the center of Beijing appeared to drop from sight amid the dust and sand. Traffic was snarled and more than 400 flights […]

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January 8, 2021
All not well in Kashmir Valley amid this winter, See pictures!

Though the season's first snowfall is magnificent, it has disrupted the daily lives of people in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. From power supply to road connectivity, everything has left the already crippled life in Kashmir in disarray. So, here are some pictures depicting the present situation in Jammu and Kashmir after a heavy […]

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December 11, 2020
Speeding Train Kills Wild Elephant in Guwahati

A wild elephant was hit and killed by a speeding train in the wee hours of December 11. According to reports, the incident occurred at Panbari in the Chandrapur area near Guwahati at around 3.30 AM. Meanwhile forest department officials have reached the spot. "The elephant came at around 3.30 AM and it was hit […]

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December 9, 2020
Organic Fruits & Vegetables AC Market Inaugurated in Dimapur

Nagaland Minister for Agriculture and Co-operation, G Kaito Aye inaugurated an Organic Air-conditioned Market to sell vegetables and fruits grown in different parts of the state. The market—a first of its kind in the state, occupies a total area of 42,230 square feet and is located at Nagaland State Agriculture Marketing Board (NSAMB) Complex, NER […]

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December 8, 2020
Mt Everest Grow by 86 CM

The height of Mt Everest has grown by 86cm to now measure 8848.86m, the foreign ministers of Nepal and China revealed at a joint virtual live event on Tuesday. The announcement came three days before International Mountain Day 2020 on 11 December, and in the week when China’s Chang’e 5 lunar probe is starting its […]

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December 7, 2020
Nagaland: Kiphire Town Council to Buy Plastic from Public

In a bid to to reduce and mitigate the impact of plastics on the environment, the Kiphire Town Council (KTC) has announced that it will be buying plastic every Saturday from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at KTC Solid Waste Management Site, at OLD NST, Kiphire. According to a notification from Nyempo Wallim, Additional Deputy […]

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December 4, 2020
Guwahati Zoo Arranges Heaters for Inmates to Fight the Chill

In order to keep the body temperatures of tigers and lions warm during the winter season, heaters have been placed outside their enclosures at Guwahati Zoo to help them beat the chilling winters. These arrangements are a part of the special arrangements that have been made at Assam State Zoo Cum Botanical Garden here in […]

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December 2, 2020
Mizoram's Capital Aizawl Records Best Air Quality Among 119 Cities

Mizoram's capital Aizawl recorded the best air quality out of 119 Indian cities on November 29 (Sunday), according to Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) data. The 24-hour Air Quality Index of the northeast city was recorded at 14 at 4 pm on Sunday, followed by Meghalaya's capital Shillong at 25 and Karnataka's Mysuru at 34. […]

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December 1, 2020
China to Build Major Dam on Brahmaputra

China is planning to build a major hydropower project in Tibet’s part of the Brahmaputra River. According to reports, China is planning to build the dam as part of the proposal for the country's 14th Five-Year Plan that will be implemented next year. It is learnt that Chinese government has already finalised a company to […]

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