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Crop stubble burning area has halved since 2017, shows satellite data

India, Aug. 13 -- There has been about 50% reduction in the agricultural area where crop residue burning takes place every October in Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Delhi since 2017, according to ... Read More


Crop stubble-burning area has halved since 2017, shows satellite data

India, Aug. 13 -- There has been about 50% reduction in the agricultural area where crop residue burning takes place every October in Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Delhi since 2017, according to ... Read More


More rain expected in central India, Kerala over next two days: Met department

New Delhi, Aug. 12 -- A low pressure area which is likely to form over northwest Bay of Bengal on Tuesday is likely to bring more rain to parts of central India and Kerala. More than 78 people lost t... Read More


No deficit, but rainfall skewed

India, Aug. 12 -- There is officially no deficiency in monsoon rain in the country, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD). From a 33% deficiency at the end of June, the number has red... Read More


UN body makes pitch for vegetarian diets

New Delhi, Aug. 9 -- The latest report by a UN body on environment has made a strong pitch for vegetarianism (or, at the least, primarily vegetarian diets). Average land temperature has already cross... Read More


UN body makes pitch for vegetarian diets

New Delhi, Aug. 9 -- The latest report by a UN body on environment has made a strong pitch for vegetarianism (or, at the least, primarily vegetarian diets). Average land temperature has already cross... Read More


India among world's 'extremely water stressed' countries

New Delhi, Aug. 8 -- India is among the 17 most water stressed countries in the world, according to World Resources Institute (WRI's) Aqueduct map released on Tuesday. The data indicates that ground a... Read More


Land degradation to increase hunger, food prices: IPCC report

India, Aug. 8 -- Land surface temperature has increased by 1.53 degree C since pre-industrial period while the global mean temperature, which includes land and ocean has increased by 0.87 degree C, ne... Read More


Why NTCA's tiger action plan is a giant leap | Analysis

India, Aug. 7 -- The National Tiger Conservation Authority's action plan for tiger conservation released last month is different from other government action plans on environmental issues for two reas... Read More


Report: India among 17 nations facing extreme water stress

New Delhi, Aug. 7 -- India is among the 17 most water stressed countries in the world, according to World Resources Institute (WRI's) Aqueduct map released on Tuesday. The data indicates that ground a... Read More