Gujarat temperature to rise up to 5 degrees by 2100; State fund to mitigate climate change

According to Gujarat’s State Action Plan on Climate Change, unveiled by state CM Vijay Rupani between 1986-2019, the mean temperature rise in the last 33 years between 1986 and 2019 is 2.9 degrees Celsius.
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Govt approves proposal to roll out project to explore deep ocean for resources

The estimated cost of the mission for a period of five years will be Rs 4,077 crore and it will be implemented in a phase-wise manner, according to an official statement.

After the US, Russia, France, Japan and China, India will be the sixth country to have this kind of technology, Javadekar said.

Conditions still not favourable for monsoon to cover parts of North India: IMD

Atmospheric conditions are still not favourable for further advance of monsoon into Rajasthan, remaining parts of Gujarat, Punjab, Haryana and Delhi, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on

5.8 magnitude undersea earthquake shakes part of east Indonesia, people warned off beach

A shallow, 5.8 magnitude undersea earthquake shook parts of eastern Indonesia on Wednesday, cracking some walls and sending panicked coastal residents in Maluku province to higher ground.

Southwest monsoon comes early in India! Rainfall pace, trends, coverage explained

Southwest monsoon or rainy season for India comes in June with downpour beginning from the southern state of Kerala, eventually making its way up to the other parts of the country.

China all set to launch manned mission with three astronauts for its space station

The spaceship, Shenzhou-12, with three male astronauts will be launched from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre, Ji Qiming, assistant to the China Manned Space Agency (CMSA) director, said at a press

Shenzhou 12

Sky survey of stars: How PASIPHAE instrument would help scientists look into sudden expansion of universe

PASIPHAE is being developed by a team led by an Indian astronomer.

Parts of north India to wait little longer for monsoon as IMD predicts its slow progress

The southwest monsoon reaches west Rajasthan by the first week of July. The region is also its last outpost in the country to cover. It reaches northwest Rajasthan late and also withdraws from there e


EnVision: After NASA, European Space Agency announces new Venus probe: Everything to know about the 2030s mission

Venus Exploration Missions: Interestingly, NASA would also be contributing to the EnVision mission.

Monsoon 2021: Rains lash parts of Haryana, Punjab; more expected in next 2 days

The Union Territory of Chandigarh, which is the common capital of Punjab and Haryana, received 20.6 mm rainfall, while its adjoining areas, including Mohali and Panchkula, also received showers, the w

Delhi weather update: Maximum temperature settles at 34.4 degrees Celsius in national capital, humidity 50 pc

The mercury had risen by several notches in the morning with the minimum temperature settling at 32 degrees Celsius, a day after the city registered a record low for June in 13 years.

Madhya Pradesh: Orange alert for six districts as monsoon set to advance

Another yellow alert forecasting a "thunderstorm with lightning and lightning falls" has been sounded for isolated places in five divisions including Indore, Gwalior and Chambal.

Senior meteorologist at the India Meteorological Department (IMD) in Bhopal PK Saha said though southwest monsoon did not spread (advance) on Saturday in Madhya Pradesh, it is going to advance in the state in the next 24 hours. (Representative image)

Climate Change: Antarctica’s Pine Island glacier inching towards sea collapse at fast rate

The Pine Island glacier in West Antarctica in the Southern hemisphere has been losing its snow-mass at an extremely fast rate since 2017.

Heavy rains lash Mumbai; authorities gear up in view of IMD’s alert

The south-west monsoon had arrived in the city with a bang on Wednesday as heavy rains caused flooding on roads and rail tracks, disrupting suburban train services.

Sunita Narain appointed to International Advisory Group for environment, climate & biodiversity

This group helps Sweden’s efforts to address the halt of biodiversity, depletion of ecosystems and most importantly climate change.

Under the leadership of Ms Narain, the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) was awarded the Stockholm Water Prize in 2005. The Centre’s work on rainwater harvesting showed many new ways in which people could survive during water scarcity.

China successfully launches four satellites

The other three satellites will be used in researching marine ecological environment observation, asteroid resource exploration, and in-orbit service teaching and training, it said.

5 nations including UK, Singapore launch initiative on reducing global aviation emissions, check details

According to a World Economic Forum report, about 2-3 percent of the total carbon emissions on the planet are emitted from the aviation sector.

After successive meetings between the member countries in the next months, a detailed strategy of the SAF Ambassador Group will be launched at COP 26 later this year.

Coronavirus in animals: Asiatic lions remain isolated in Chennai zoo; Are wild cats more vulnerable to infection

This marked the first instance of a lion testing positive for the infection in the country.

Maharashtra cabinet passes amendment that defines “heritage trees”; accords high protection status

Once the tree has been classified as a 'heritage tree", it will be accorded more protection and it will be more difficult for a project developer to fell the heritage tree.

Chinese rover Zhurong on dusty, rocky Martian surface – Check latest photos

The four pictures released by the China National Space Administration also show the upper stage of the Zhurong rover and the view from the rover before it rolled off its platform.

Chinese rover Zhurong

Monsoon to cover entire West Bengal, Jharkhand over next two days: IMD

Monsoon has further advanced into some more parts of the south Gujarat region, remaining parts of Maharashtra, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, some parts of south Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and south Odi


Madhya Pradesh: Southwest monsoon arrives in MP; orange alert issued in parts of state

Several parts of the state, including Bhopal, Jabalpur and Gwalior, received showers in the last 24 hours, said P K Saha, senior meteorologist of IMD Bhopal.

The department has issued orange and yellow alerts, which are valid till Friday morning.

UK, Indian scientists develop low-cost sensor to detect COVID-19 in wastewater

The technique, developed by researchers from the University of Strathclyde and the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay, could be used to enable widespread monitoring of COVID-19 prevalence in

Similar to antibodies which are proteins that the body naturally produces to defend itself against the disease, monoclonal antibodies are artificially created in a lab and tailor-made to fight the disease they treat.

Rocket on pad, China ready to send 1st crew to space station

The three astronauts plan to spend three months on the space station doing spacewalks, construction and maintenance work and science experiments.

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