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Flood situation in Assam improves, death toll rises to 26

Guwahati/IBNS: The flood situation in Assam has been improving and the water level in most parts of the state is receding, reports said on Tuesday.

Assam CM visits Haflong, inspects landslide areas and relief camps

Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma on Tuesday visited Haflong, the district headquarter of Dima Hasao and inspected landslide areas including a road at Sarkari Bagan area which got badly damaged by the incessant rain and consequent landslide.

Assam flood situation improves, death toll rises to 25

Guwahati/IBNS: The overall flood situation in Assam has been improving, but more than 6.50 lakh people in 22 districts are still reeling under the floods.

Delhi-NCR lashed by rain, thunderstorm, flight operations disrupted

New Delhi: After a long spell of scorching heat, people of Delhi and NCR got much needed respite from the hot and humid weather as various parts of the national capital and adjoining areas received light to moderate rainfall, along with gusty winds, on Monday morning.

Assam: 7.20 lakh people of 22 districts reeling under flood

Guwahati: The flood situation in Assam is still critical as nearly 7.20 lakh people of 22 districts are reeling under the deluge.

4 dead, massive blackouts as severe storms hit eastern Canadian provinces

Montreal/IBNS: Four people have died and nearly 900,000 homes are without power after severe storms battered the eastern Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec, media reports said Saturday.

Study finds biodiversity conservation and benefit-sharing have turned into meaningless exercises in India

New Delhi: A study conducted by a magazine focussing on the environment has questioned India's earnestness in biodiversity conservation.

Climate change threatening access to water and sanitation

New York: Climate change is set to increase pressure significantly on people’s access to water and sanitation unless governments do more to prepare key infrastructure now, the UN warned on Friday. 

Sunderbans: Clear and Present Danger

Every year tropical cyclones throw up new challenges to thousands of rural folks living in one of the richest but most fragile ecosystems on the planet, Sunderbans. Amid the destruction of the swamps by private fisheries, environmentalists say this is high time for the state administration to introduce a long-term participatory management in the deltaic belts of West Bengal.  Soudhriti Bhabani reports from ground zero 

Dust storm, light rain likely in Delhi

New Delhi, May 16 (UNI) After breaching an unprecedented heatwave condition in the capital, recording 49 degrees Celsius a day back, the MeT on Monday forecast dust storms and light rain for Delhi that will likely bring the mercury down in the week ahead. The maximum temperature was likely to hover around 41 degrees, as per the India Meteorological Department.

25000 people affected in first wave of flood in Assam, three killed in landslides in Dima Hasao

Guwahati: As many as 25000 people in six districts of Assam have been affected in the first wave of flood in the state this year.

Delhi: Heatwave condition continues

New Delhi: Delhiites would experience another hot day on Saturday as the India Meteorological Department (IMD) issued an 'orange alert'.

UN focus on plant health, crucial for boosting food security worldwide

New York: On the very first International Day of Plant Health, marked on Thursday, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has called for more investment in innovation to boost food security, especially for the billions worldwide living close to the bread line.

Cyclone Asani: Flights cancelled at Vizag airport for second day

Visakhapatnam: All incoming and outgoing flights at Visakhapatnam Airport have been cancelled for the second consecutive day on Wednesday due to Cyclonic Storm 'Asani'.

Severe cyclonic storm 'Asani' now weakens into cyclonic storm: IMD

Hyderabad: The Severe Cyclonic Storm 'Asani' (pronounced as Asani) over west-central Bay of Bengal moved west-north-westwards with a speed of 12 kmph during the past six hours, weakened into a Cyclonic Storm on Wednesday.