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Susan Sarandon thanks volunteers for planting over 100k saplings in Ladakh
Leh, May 31 (IANS) Acclaimed Hollywood actress Susan Sarandon on Wednesday thanked volunteers and the Young Drukpa Association for planting over 100,000 saplings in Ladakh this month, saying "what an accomplishment."
2023-05-31
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Environment/Wildlife,Human Interest/Society
A leopard shows up when a tiger was to appear during the shoot of 'Baghin'
Mumbai, April 27 (IANS) The upcoming show 'Baghin', which stars actress Aneri Vajani of 'Anupamaa' fame and Zeeshan Khan of 'Kumkum Bhagya' fame, saw a leopard visiting its sets in the city.
2023-04-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Betting Central,Environment/Wildlife
Dia Mirza lends her voice to UN documentary 'Big Ocean States'
Mumbai, April 6 (IANS) Actress Dia Mirza, who was recently seen in the pandemic movie 'Bheed', has narrated documentary 'Big Ocean States'. The documentary focuses on conservation of marine ecosystems and is part of series 'Restore: Films From the Frontiers of Hope' by the United Nations Environment Programme's (UNEP).
2023-04-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Environment/Wildlife,Human Interest/Society,Bollywood
Environmentalists up in arms against Dhanush-starrer 'Captain Miller'
Chennai, March 22 (IANS) Environmentalists are up in arms against Dhanush-starrer 'Captain Miller', stating that the shooting of the movie was causing problems to wild animals in Kalakad Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve (KTMR) in Tamil Nadu.
2023-03-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Environment/Wildlife
Wishes pour in for 'Kantara' star Rishab Shetty for being invited to address UNHRC
Bengaluru, March 16 (IANS) Wishes are pouring in from all corners for 'Kantara' star Rishab Shetty who is all set to deliver a speech at the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) Session in Geneva.
2023-03-16
Category: India, Karnataka,Cinema/Showbiz,Environment/Wildlife,Southern Cinema
Surat toddler bitten savagely by dogs, succumbs in hospital
Surat, Feb 23 (IANS) A two-year-old girl, who was cornered by three to four dogs and received 30 to 40 bites, succumbed to her injuries at a government hospital in Surat on Thursday.
2023-02-23
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Health/Medicine,Environment/Wildlife
Kannada actor Darshan, wife booked for keeping rare birds in farmhouse
Bengaluru, Jan 24 (IANS) The Karnataka forest authorities have booked Kannada actor Darshan and his wife Vijaya Lakshmi under the Wildlife Protection Act for keeping the rare bar-headed geese at their farm in Mysuru.
2023-01-24
Category: India, Karnataka,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema,Environment/Wildlife
'Lakadbaggha' is Anshuman Jha's love letter to animals
Mumbai, Dec 22 (IANS) The animal lover vigilante film 'Lakadbaggha', which was recently screened at the 28th edition of the Kolkata International Film Festival, has set its release date on January 13, 2023. The film stars Anshuman Jha, Ridhi Dogra and Milind Soman.
2022-12-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Environment/Wildlife
'The Elephant Whisperers' trailer depicts bond between an indigenous couple and a tusker
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) The trailer of short streaming documentary 'The Elephant Whisperers' was unveiled on Wednesday. It presents the story of an indigenous couple and their bond with an orphaned elephant, Raghu, and how they dedicatedly work to ensure the elephant's recovery and survival and eventually develop affection and love for the majestic creature.
2022-11-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Environment/Wildlife
Shraddha Srinath goes to Ranthambhore, falls in love with the experience!
Chennai, Nov 13 (IANS) Actress Shraddha Srinath, who has acted in several critically acclaimed films, including the Ajith Kumar-starrer 'Nerkonda Paarvai', has just put out a post about her first safari at the Ranthambore National Park.
2022-11-13
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Environment/Wildlife
Shruti Haasan shines a light on snow leopards
Chennai, Oct 29 (IANS) Actress Shruti Haasan, who is the brand ambassador of the WWF in India, has turned the spotlight on snow leopards by putting out an informative post on the fascinating animal.
2022-10-29
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Environment/Wildlife
Never underestimate the power of your intuition, says actress Sadaa
Chennai, Sep 23 (IANS) Well-known actress Sadaa, who has now taken to wildlife photography in a big way, has told her followers on Instagram to never underestimate the power of intuition.
2022-09-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Environment/Wildlife
Amy Jackson furious over slaughter of 100 dolphins on Faroe islands
Chennai, Aug 2 (IANS) Actress Amy Jackson, who has acted in several Tamil films, has expressed her anguish and anger at the brutal slaughtering of 100 Bottle Nose dolphins on the Faroe Islands.
2022-08-02
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Environment/Wildlife,Bollywood,Southern Cinema
#Petpeeve: Randeep Hooda urges people to be mindful while getting dogs
Mumbai, March 8 (IANS) Bollywood actor Randeep Hooda, who is an ardent animal lover and has never shied away from speaking against animal cruelty, has put forth a compassionate request with regards to how people treat their pet dogs and that fur-friends should be treated with the dignity and respect that they deserve.
2022-03-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Environment/Wildlife
Ram Charan's speech at 'Good Luck Sakhi' event draws attention
Hyderabad, Jan 27 (IANS) Actor Ram Charan, who attended the pre-release event, spoke highly of 'Good Luck Sakhi'. He stated that the sports drama is not a small film, but a big-ticket movie, which has all the talented craftsmen, who are National Award Winners.
2022-01-27
Category: India, Charleston,Cinema/Showbiz,Environment/Wildlife,Bollywood,Southern Cinema
NGT seeks response on mining clearance in U'khand's quake-prone region
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has sought a response from the State Level Environment Impact Assessment Authority (SEIAA) of Uttarakhand on an application filed against a grant of Environmental Clearances given for a mining project in Bageshwar region citing the area is prone to earthquakes and close to a reserve forest.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
After weeklong rain/snow, weather improves in J&K, Ladakh
Srinagar, Jan 24 (IANS) After a week of rain and snow, the weather in J&K and Ladakh improved on Monday as the India Meteorological department (IMD) has forecast fair weather till the month end.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Environment/Wildlife
Auroville board to implement master township plan amid row
Puducherry, Jan 24 (IANS) The Governing Board of the Auroville foundation here has decided to expeditiously push for implementing the Auroville Township Master plan despite opposition from the residents.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Pondicherry,National,Environment/Wildlife
Dense fog engulfs Delhi
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) The residents of the national capital woke up to a thick blanket of fog that enveloped the city on Monday, as the biting winter chill continued.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
169 sinkholes formed in Seoul over past 7 yrs
Seoul, Jan 24 (IANS) A total of 169 sinkholes formed in Seoul over the past seven years, amid a recent spate of cases of land subsidence on roads and other public places, the metropolitan government said on Monday.
2022-01-24
Category: International, South Korea,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
NGT imposes fine of Rs 19.85 cr on chemical unit
Unnao (UP), Jan 24 (IANS) The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has slapped a fine of Rs 19.85 crore on a chemical factory situated at Akrampur Chakrampur in Unnao district for disposing of thousands of tonnes of chromium waste in Rania locality of Kanpur Dehat.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine
Cold day in Delhi, minimum temp at 8 degrees Celsius (Ld)
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Delhi residents shivered through a cold day on Monday with minimum temperature being recorded at 8 degree Celsius.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
NGT pushes for strict action plan for Najafgarh Lake rejuvenation
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Paving way for the notification of the Najafgarh Lake, which spans Delhi and Haryana, as a wetland, the National Green Tribunal on Monday directed the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change to prepare an integrated Environment Management Plan of the lake, with specific budget allocations.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights
Environment Ministry seeks to justify its star rating for green clearance
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) First it offered star rating as an incentive to promote ease of doing business and now the Ministry of Environment, Forest, and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) has justified/clarified it as a further step "for encouraging the efficiency, transparency and accountability" in states' functioning.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Massive dust storm heading towards Gujarat, south Rajasthan
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) After affecting normal life in Karachi, Pakistan, a massive dust storm headed towards Gujarat and south Rajasthan and may continue to have an effect till the next 12 hours, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.
2022-01-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Delhi receives highest rainfall in January since 1995
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Delhi has received 69.8 mm rainfall in January this year so far -- the exact amount the city had received in the first month of 1995 -- data from the Safdarjung Observatory, which is considered the official marker for the city, showed after a rainy Saturday.
2022-01-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Govt to promote drone use in agriculture, provide grant to agri institutes for drones
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) In a major boost to promote precision farming in India, the Union Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare has issued guidelines to make drone technology affordable to the stakeholders of this sector.
2022-01-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Technology
Moderate rain, snowfall in J&K, weather to improve Monday onwards
Srinagar, Jan 23 (IANS) Moderate to heavy rain and snow lashed J&K on Sunday as the India Meteorological Department (IMD) forecast improvement in weather from Monday onwards.
2022-01-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Environment/Wildlife
Partly cloudy sky in Delhi after rain
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Following the rains in the last 24 hours, Delhi will have partly cloudy sky on Sunday with the maximum temperature being recorded at 16 degrees Celsius, while the minimum stood at 11 degrees, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD).
2022-01-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Shimla sees season's heaviest snowfall
Shimla, Jan 23 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh capital on Sunday witnessed the season's heaviest snowfall, which snapped road links but tourists made merry by hurling snowballs at one another.
2022-01-23
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Delhi's AQI improves to 'moderate' after intermittent rain
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) After a day of receiving intermittent rain, Delhi's air quality on Sunday improved significantly as its Air Quality Index (AQI) stood at 169 under the 'moderate' category, according to the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR).
2022-01-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Delhi records wettest January since 1901
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Delhi received 80 mm of rainfall in the last 24 hours, making it the wettest January in the capital since 1901, data from the Safdarjung Observatory, which is considered the official marker for the city, revealed on Sunday.
2022-01-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
5.8-magnitude quake hits China
Beijing, Jan 23 (IANS) A 5.8-magnitude earthquake jolted the city of Delingha in China's Qinghai province on Sunday, according to authorities.
2022-01-23
Category: International, China,Environment/Wildlife
5.3-magnitude quake hits Philippines
Manila, Jan 23 (IANS) An offshore earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.3 hit Davao Oriental province in the Philippines on Sunday
2022-01-23
Category: International, Philippines,Environment/Wildlife
Delhi's AQI to settle in 'poor', 'very poor' category post-rain: SAFAR
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Delhi-NCR's air quality that improved due to intermittent rainfall will again deteriorate between "poor" to "very poor" category in the coming days, according to the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR).
2022-01-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
After unseasonal rain, Mumbai under a thick haze layer
New Delhi/Mumbai, Jan 23 (IANS) A day after a western disturbance and cyclonic circulation over Rajasthan brought unseasonal rains it, Mumbai on Sunday had a thick layer of haze settled over it.
2022-01-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
4.0-magnitude quakes jolts J&K
Jammu, Jan 22 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 4.0 on the Richter scale struck Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, with no immediate reports of any casualties or damage to property.
2022-01-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Environment/Wildlife
6.5-magnitude quake jolts Philippines, no tsunami alert issued
Manila, Jan 22 (IANS) An offshore earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.5 struck the Davao Occidental province in the Philippines on Saturday, authorities said, adding that no tsunami alert was issued.
2022-01-22
Category: International, Philippines,Environment/Wildlife
TN Forest Dept officials trap leopard after 5-day wait
Chennai, Jan 22 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Forest Department officials on Saturday trapped a leopard from a warehouse at the B.P. Pudur area in Coimbatore after waiting for five days to capture the elusive animal.
2022-01-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Environment/Wildlife
Rain, snow to continue in J&K, Ladakh till Monday
Srinagar, Jan 22 (IANS) Rain and snow lashed Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday as the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted more precipitation from January 22.
2022-01-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Environment/Wildlife
6.1-magnitude quake hits Indonesia, no casualty reported
Jakarta, Jan 22 (IANS) A 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck Indonesia's North Sulawesi province on Saturday, with no preliminary report on damage or casualty, the weather agency said.
2022-01-22
Category: International, Indonesia,Environment/Wildlife
6.4-magnitude quake jolts Japan, no tsunami warning
Tokyo, Jan 22 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.4 on the Richter scalestruck off Japan's Oita Prefecture on Saturday, authorities said, adding no tsunami warning was issued.
2022-01-22
Category: International, Japan,Environment/Wildlife
Delhi to see partly cloudy sky but no rain on R-Day: IMD
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Delhi is likely to have a partly cloudy sky on the morning of January 26 -- the Republic Day -- with shallow fog and no rainfall, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Saturday.
2022-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Monkey unbolts animal ambulance door, returns to fav haunt in Noida
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) A money is on the loose in Sector 15 A, Noida, after he escaped from an animal ambulance, freeing himself and several other dogs from captivity.
2022-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Environment/Wildlife
MP govt's plan to relocate big cats to Gujarat draws flak from wildlife activists
Bhopal, Jan 22 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh government has sought New Delhi-based Central Zoo Authority's (CZA) approval for relocating two rescued tigers and four leopards to the neighbouring state of Gujarat, a move being strongly opposed by the wildlife activists.
2022-01-22
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics,Environment/Wildlife
Telangana forms panel to improve air quality in Hyd
Hyderabad, Jan 22 (IANS) The government of Telangana on Saturday constituted a state level monitoring and implementation committee to improve air quality in Hyderabad.
2022-01-22
Category: India, Charleston,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Tiger Census begins in Bandipur National Park in K'taka
Chamarajanagar (Karnataka), Jan 22 (IANS) The National Tiger Estimation (Census), which will be taken up in three phases, got underway at the Bandipur Tiger Reserve in Karnataka on Saturday.
2022-01-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Environment/Wildlife
Experts from India, US discuss combating climate change though CCUS
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Experts from India and the US on Saturday discussed various technologies to tackle climate change through Carbon Capture, Utilisation, and Storage (CCUS), saying they clearly align with five of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), namely, climate action; clean energy; industry, innovation, and infrastructure; responsible consumption and production; and partnerships to achieve the goals.
2022-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Environment/Wildlife
Could see climate change impact from space: Astronaut
Geneva, Jan 21 (IANS) European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Matthias Maurer connected live to a session at the Davos Agenda 2022 from the International Space Station (ISS), somewhere high above the Pacific, to discuss how space research can improve life on the earth.
2022-01-21
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Environment/Wildlife
Delhi likely to receive light rain till evening: IMD
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Delhi is likely to receive light rain till evening, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Friday.
2022-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife