Covid-19 virus piggybacks only black carbon emission, says study

India, July 18 -- A new study has suggested that Covid-19 virus piggybacks only black carbon emitted during biomass burning and not all PM2.5 particles. The study, conducted by Pune-based Indian Insti... Read More

Indian Railways gears up to roll out 10 trains to link 40 cities in Vande Bharat boost: Report

India, July 18 -- The Indian Railways is gearing up to roll out at least 10 new Vande Bharat indigenous semi-high speed trains, linking around 40 cities, by August next year to commemorate 75 years of... Read More

Delhi's Sarojini Nagar export market shut for violating Covid-19 norms

India, July 18 -- Authorities in Delhi have closed the export market in Sarojini Nagar until further orders for "grossly" violating Covid-19 norms. The order issued by sub-divisional magistrate (Vasan... Read More

Several places inundated in Mumbai due to incessant rain

India, July 18 -- Mumbai and its suburbs received heavy rainfall overnight and several houses, streets and railway tracks were flooded even as the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast mo... Read More

Nelson Mandela International Day 2021: Know history, significance and theme

India, July 18 -- Nelson Mandela International Day, also known as Mandela Day, is observed every year on July 18 to mark the birth anniversary of the former South African president. This day is an opp... Read More

Indane composite cylinders allow you to check gas level: See other details here

India, July 18 -- The Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) has rolled out new smart Liquefied Petroleum Gases (LPG) cylinders, Indane Composite Cylinders, which will allow customers to plan their nex... Read More

IMD forecasts heavy rainfall in some states till July 19. Check details

India, July 15 -- The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted fresh spell of heavy rainfall over parts of northern India from July 17 and said that ongoing enhanced rainfall activity along... Read More

Mild Zika virus cases likely present since April in Kerala, claim doctors

India, July 15 -- Doctors at a hospital in Kerala have claimed that it is likely that there have been mild cases of the Zika virus in the state since April this year, as the patients were not getting ... Read More

Manduadih railway station renamed as Banaras: Check its facilities

India, July 15 -- The Manduadih railway station has been finally renamed as Banaras by the North eastern railways (NER). The NER replaced the old signboard with the new one which read 'Banaras' after ... Read More

Lightning strikes Gujarat's Dwarkadhish Temple; flag torn

India, July 14 -- Gujarat's Dwarkadhish Temple in Devbhumi-Dwarka district was struck by lightning on Tuesday afternoon. It damaged the flag atop the shrine, though no harm was caused to the famous Lo... Read More