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Heatwave condition continues in Delhi

New Delhi: Delhi continues to reel under the severe heatwave conditions with the temperature recording over 40 degrees Celsius till 1130 hours on Saturday , as per India Meteorological Department.

Indian wildlife conservationist Charudutt Mishra clinches Whitley Gold Award

Noted snow leopard expert and wildlife conservationist Charudutt Mishra clinched the Whitley Gold Award this year.

Extreme heat impacting millions across India and Pakistan

New York: With extreme heat gripping large parts of India and Pakistan, the two countries are working to roll out life-saving health action plans to combat the heatwave, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said on Friday.

About 6,500 killed due to heatwaves in India since 2010: Expert

New Delhi: Heatwaves have killed more than 6,500 people in India since 2010, and intense heat is putting more stress on organs like heart and lungs as they function beyond their capacity which could be hazardous, according to Principal Investigator for National Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme Dr Naresh Purohit here on Saturday.

About 6,500 killed due to heatwaves in India since 2010: Expert

New Delhi: Heatwaves have killed more than 6,500 people in India since 2010, and intense heat is putting more stress on organs like heart and lungs as they function beyond their capacity which could be hazardous, according to Principal Investigator for National Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme Dr Naresh Purohit here on Saturday.

Delhi records hottest April in 72 years amid intense heatwave

New Delhi/IBNS: The national capital recorded the second hottest April in 72 years with a monthly average maximum temperature of 40.2 degrees Celsius amid massive heatwaves across the country. 

Villagers in Fazilka in India's Punjab suffering due to Pakistani tanneries

Fazilka, Punjab: Hundreds of residents of 130 villages located in Fazilka region of Punjab are suffering for the past 15 years due to the highly polluted water of tanneries located on banks of Sutlej river across the border in Pakistan’s Kasur.

Delhi witnesses hottest April day in 12 years, Gurgaon records temperature above 45 degrees

New Delhi/IBNS: Amid a massive heatwave building up in northwest India, Delhi recorded a maximum temperature of 43.5 degrees, the highest in April in 12 years.

Massive fire breaks out Bhalswa landfill site in north Delhi

New Delhi/IBNS: A massive fire broke out at the Bhalswa landfill site in north Delhi on Tuesday evening, the fourth such largescale fire in the national capital’s landfill site over the last month.

Biodiversity and ecosystem protection highlighted on Mother Earth Day

New York: Marking International Mother Earth Day, UN General Assembly President Abdulla Shahid urged on Friday, for collective action to safeguard biodiversity and protect ecosystems.

Sustainable development hinges on fate of world’s cities

New York: The future of sustainable development will hinge on the fate of cities, officials told a special meeting of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) on Thursday, stressing that the more than half of the world’s population currently live in urban environments, a number likely to rise to nearly 70 per cent by 2050.

International Day for Monuments and Sites spotlights climate change

New York: One in three natural sites and one in six cultural heritage sites are currently threatened by climate change, the UN cultural agency, UNESCO, warned on Monday, the  International Day for Monuments and Sites.

Heatwave conditions prevail in west Rajasthan and Delhi

Pune/UNI: Heatwave conditions observed in isolated pockets over west Rajasthan and Delhi.

Coral reefs’ very survival is at stake, warns UNESCO in bid to boost resilience

New York: The world’s best-known coral reefs could be extinct by the end of the century unless we do more to make them resilient to our warming oceans.

World Health Day: Take climate action, take care of each other

New York: An urgent call to protect health and mitigate the climate crisis was issued by the UN health agency on Wednesday, to mark World Health Day on Thursday.