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Jairam writes to Centre over 'loopholes' in rules

New Delhi, June 26 -- New rules to transfer captive elephants from one area of the country to another that were notified by the Centre in March leaves loopholes that could potentially be misused, Cong... Read More


Extreme weather, erratic rain hurt marginal farmers: Report

New Delhi, June 26 -- Smallholder farmers in India are reporting crop losses due to erratic and extreme rainfall induced partly by climate change, according to a report by Forum of Enterprises for Equ... Read More


Captive elephants transfer: Jairam writes to Centre over 'loopholes' in rules

India, June 26 -- New rules to transfer captive elephants from one area of the country to another that was notified by the central government in March leaves loopholes that could potentially be misuse... Read More


Drier June, wet Sept? Data points to shift in monsoon

NEW DELHI, June 25 -- India's summer monsoon is undergoing significant changes, influencing not just agriculture but also the length and intensity of the summer. IMD data shows a trend of weaker monso... Read More


Drier June, wet Sept? Data points to shift in monsoon

NEW DELHI, June 25 -- India's summer monsoon is undergoing significant changes, influencing not just agriculture but also the length and intensity of the summer. IMD data shows a trend of weaker monso... Read More


High night-time temperature, humidity can hurt health, cause deaths'

India, June 19 -- High night-time temperatures have a huge impact on the health of people who don't have access to cooling, according to an analysis by Gujarat-based Indian Institute of Public Health ... Read More


Air pollution second biggest reason for deaths among young kids in South Asia: Study

India, June 19 -- An estimated 1.6 lakh children under the age of 5 may have died in India due to air pollution or related causes in 2021, according to the State of Global Air report released on Wedne... Read More


Congress demands suspension of environment clearance given to Nicobar project

India, June 18 -- The Congress has demanded the immediate suspension of all environment and forest clearances granted for the proposed "Holistic Development of Great Nicobar Island in Andaman & Nicoba... Read More


Monsoon remains weak; may pick up by last week of June: Meteorologists

India, June 17 -- Monsoon continued to be weak on Monday with some meteorologists flagging that it may revive only around last week of June. The northern limit of monsoon has hardly progressed since ... Read More


Study: Snowfall level in Hindu Kush region at lowest ever since 2003, could hurt rivers

New Delhi, June 17 -- Unusually low snowfall this year in the Hindu Kush Himalayas (HKH) could have serious implications for downstream communities, including over 600 million people living in the Gan... Read More