February 26, 2024 09:24 (IST)
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Higher reaches of Kashmir receive fresh snowfall, plains lashed by rains

Srinagar/IBNS/UNI: Higher reaches of Kashmir valley including Gulmarg and Sonamarg received fresh snowfall while plains were lashed by rains resulting in the closure of the Srinagar-Ladakh highway on Sunday, officials said.

ISRO's GSLV-F14 successfully injects INSAT-3DS weather satellite into orbit

In a crucial and significant mission, India's heavy rocket GeoSynchronous Launch Vehicle GSLV-F14 successfully injected ther 2,274 kg INSAT-3DS, a meteorological and disaster warning satellite into the desired orbit on Saturday evening.

January was the hottest month on record, shows WMO data

In the battle to slow global warming, January was the hottest month on record according to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) on Thursday.

Nepali authorities announce new initiative to be followed by Mount Everest climbers to fix 'poop' problem

Nepali authorities have directed climbers that they need to clear up their poo and bring it back to the base camp when they scale Mount Everest next time.

Leopard found dead under mysterious circumstances in Tamil Nadu forest

A male leopard was found dead under mysterious circumstances at Cherambadi Forest Range in Gudalur forest division in the hilly Nilgiris district of Tamil Nadu on Sunday.

Toronto records warmest temperature in 86 years during this time

Toronto/IBNS: Toronto broke an 86-year-old weather record as Toronto's temperatures Friday are expected to keep hiking.

Nearly half of Amazon customer orders are shipped with reduced packaging to cut down on plastic use

Bengaluru/IBNS/UNI: Amazon announced on Tuesday that nearly half of the customer orders in India are now shipped from its fulfillment network in their original packaging with just an address label added by the e-commerce platform or with reduced packaging.

Amid snow, all flights cancelled at Srinagar airport

Srinagar/IBNS/UNI: Kashmir valley, including Srinagar, received the biggest snowfall of the season, resulting in the cancellation of all flights at Srinagar Airport on Sunday, officials said.

SC approves Centre's new expert body on environmental and forest matters

New Delhi/IBNS/UNI: The Supreme Court on Wednesday approved the new body of experts set up by the Centre for consultation on environmental and forest matters.

UK may witness annual 10,000 heatwave deaths, MPs call for action

A report has claimed the 'silent killer' heatwaves could claim up to 10,000 lives annually in the UK without concerted action.

New Delhi to host World Sustainable Development Summit on February 7

The 23rd edition of the World Sustainable Development Summit (WSDS) will be held from February 7-9, 2024, at the India Habitat Centre in New Delhi.

Scientists find four new previously unknown emperor penguin colonies from satellite images of Antarctica

Scientists from the British Antarctic Survey have discovered four previously unknown emperor penguin breeding sites.

INSAT-3DS flagged off to Satish Dhawan Space Centre-SHAR for upcoming launch: ISRO

Bengaluru: INSAT-3DS, Indian Space Research Organisation’s latest meteorological satellite, has been sent off to the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) SHAR in Sriharikota for its upcoming launch via the Geosynchronous Launch Vehicle (GSLV-F14).

Jammu and Kashmir's upper reaches receive light snow

Upper reaches of the Kashmir Valley, including the ski resort of Gulmarg, experienced light snow, resulting in the closure of Mughal Road and Srinagar-Ladakh Road on Friday.

Minimum temperature over Northwest India to rise gradually in next 4-5 days: IMD

New Delhi: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday predicted that the minimum temperature over Northwest India is expected to increase gradually by 2-3 degrees Celsius in the next 4-5 days.