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Normal to above normal minimum temperature likely over northwest India: IMD’s winter forecast

It said most parts of south and northeast India, and some areas along the foothills of the Himalayas are also likely to see normal to above normal minimum temperatures in the upcoming winter season.
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Conservation of flora and fauna: Karnataka State forest department arranges festivals on the importance of frogs, wolves, and grasslands

Another festival for the conservation of turtles has been planned in Honnavar where a marine sanctuary will come up.

‘Ambition to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050 would be paved through an All-Electric All-Digital world’

Energy is responsible for about 80% of the world’s carbon emissions, as per the estimate by the International Energy Agency.

Green Yodha is not restricted to the big companies but it’s equally important for Small & Medium Enterprises.

Cyclonic storm likely to hit Odisha, Andhra coasts Saturday morning: IMD

It said a low pressure lay over south Thailand and its neighbourhood at 8:30 am. It is likely to emerge into the Andaman Sea during the next 12 hours.

Thereafter, it is likely to move northwestwards, intensify further and reach north Andhra Pradesh–Odisha coasts around December 4 morning. (File)

‘Talking Gloves’: IIT Jodhpur & AIIMS Jodhpur’s researchers create communication device for people with speech impairment

These talking gloves use principles of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) to automatically generate speech that is language independent and helps speech-impaired people communicate

'Talking Gloves': IIT Jodhpur & AIIMS Jodhpur's researchers create communication device for people with speech impairment

Cold wave intensifies in Kashmir as minimum temp dips further

A weak western disturbance is likely to hit the region on the weekend, the officials said, adding precipitation will end the dry spell of weather in the valley.

Delhi air quality remains very poor; minimum temperature drops to 9.8 degrees Celsius

The India Meteorological Department on Tuesday said the minimum temperature in the morning was recorded at 9.8 degrees Celsius. The relative humidity was around 88 per cent at 9:30 AM.

Asteroid bigger than Taj Mahal racing towards Earth today; here’s what NASA says

The size of this asteroid is said to be double the size of the Big Ben clock in London.

Air pollution in Delhi: Ban on construction, demolition activities to continue till further orders, says Gopal Rai

Physical classes in schools, colleges and other educational institutions resumed and government offices reopened from Monday.

Delhi records minimum temperature of 10.3 deg C

The national capital's air quality was on Monday recorded in the severe category at 406, real-time data of the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) showed.

Cold conditions intensify in Kashmir valley

The wintry conditions in the valley set-in much ahead of the beginning of extreme harsh weather conditions which usually start around the third week of December.

Pondy rains: Two-day holiday declared for schools, colleges

Education Minister told media here that heavy rains have been pounding the regions and hence holiday was declared for two days from Monday for the educational institutions.

Air pollution: Delhi environment minister to hold review meeting on Monday

Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai will hold a high-level meeting on Monday to review the air pollution situation in the capital, officials said.

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4 new river rejuvenation Ganga Connect chapters launched in UK

Each chapter will have convenors who will connect various interest groups with the Namami Gange programme, including scientists, technology companies, investors and community members, to host workshop

Minister of Jal Shakti Gajendra Singh Shekhawat and Director Generation of NMCG Rajiv Ranjan Mishra also hosted a virtual roundtable with eminent members of the Indian diaspora in the UK earlier this week.

Last solar eclipse of the year: Here’s how, when and where you can watch

NASA has also displayed an interactive map highlighting the path of the solar eclipse across Earth's surface.

Respite from cold weather in Kashmir as minimum temperature improves

The city recorded a low of 0.4 degrees Celsius on Friday night, 1.7 degrees up from minus 1.3 degrees Celsius the previous night, they said.

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Delhi air in ‘very poor’ category; minimum temperature settles at 10.2 degrees Celsius

Local surface winds are likely to increase slightly for the next two days, dispersing pollutants and leading to a slight improvement in the air pollution, but the AQI will be in the "higher end of the

delhi AQI

Magnitude 6.1 earthquake jolts northeast

The quake, which was felt in several northeastern states, was epicentered near the boundary with Myanmar near Mizoram, as per data shared by the department.

earthquake in Indo-Myanmar border

Air pollution levels in Delhi up again;unfavourable weather conditions major factor

The air quality in the capital has remained very poor or severe on most of the days in November so far.

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Pollution: SC re-imposes ban on construction in Delhi-NCR, asks states to pay affected workers

A special bench headed by Chief Justice N V Ramana, in an interim order uploaded Wednesday night, also directed the Commission for Air Quality Management in the NCR and Adjoining Areas to "commission

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China successfully launches new satellite for testing

The satellite has since entered its predetermined orbit, the China Global Television Network (CGTN) reported.

china satellite

Toxic air in NCR: SC keen on lasting solution, wants study on wind pattern

A special Bench comprising Chief Justice N V Ramana and justices D Y Chandrachud and Surya Kant pulled up the Centre for the crisis and said the air pollution case will not be closed without giving fi

The court added that the Centre and States of Delhi, Haryana, Punjab and Uttar Pradesh needed to take steps in anticipation, instead of resorting to ad hoc measures like street cleaning through machines, anti-smog guns, dust management etc.

Pollution: Curbs like closure of edu institutes, ban on entry of trucks continue in Delhi

Earlier, the Ministry of Environment, Forest, and Climate Change had filed the affidavit before the bench which was hearing a PIL on air pollution in Delhi and National Capital Region.

Delhi’s air quality ‘very poor’ as mercury, windspeed dip

Strong winds on Sunday and Monday had led to an improvement in the air quality.

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