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Cheetahs arrive in India from Namibia, PM to release them in Madhya Pradesh's Kuno National Park today

Gwalior: As many as eight cheetahs have arrived in India from Namibia and soon they will be released in  Kuno National Park in Madhya Pradesh on Saturday.

Eight Namibian cheetahs to be ferried to India on Sept 17

Windhoek/IBNS: Eight Namibian cheetahs will be ferried to India in the Boeing 747-400 flight after which they will be released by PM Narendra Modi at Madhya Pradesh's Kuno National Park on Sept.17.

India inks MoU with Namibia to bring Cheetahs back after 70 years of extinction

​New Delhi: Seventy years after cheetahs went extinct in India, the wild cats are set to roam the country's forests once again, starting with Kuno National Park in Madhya Pradesh.

Passengers who refuse to wear masks can be removed from flight: DGCA

New Delhi/IBNS: The lack of masks at airports and in flights has prompted the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) to take action as Covid numbers are rising in parts of the country.

Sri Lanka emerges as a smuggling hub for India's star tortoises

The Indian star tortoise is the most smuggled tortoise species in the world, with thousands trafficked annually smuggled out from India, Sri Lanka and Pakistan despite a 2019 total ban on the international trade in the species. While India continues to be the main country of origin for wild-caught star tortoises, Sri Lanka has in recent years become both a prominent source country and transit hub for trafficking networks that move the animals to East and Southeast Asia. Mongabay India writers Malaka Rodrigo and Pragati Prava report  

63 Indian cities dominate list of 100 most polluted places globally: Report

New Delhi/IBNS: India's air pollution worsened in 2021, the World Air Quality Report released by Swiss firm IQAir, has stated.

India’s clean energy partnership with US to show world how to align climate action, development

The India-US climate partnership launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Joe Biden aims to show the world how to combine rapid action against climate change with economic development, according to a joint statement by the two countries.

Indian astronomers track supernova explosion to one of the hottest kind of stars

New Delhi: Indian astronomers have tracked a rare supernova explosion and traced it to one of the hottest kind of stars called Wolf–Rayet stars or WR stars.

India registers 14,199 new COVID-19 cases in past 24 hours

New Delhi: Once again witnessing a spike, India recorded 14,199 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, as per the Ministry of Health reported data on Monday.

India witnessed eighth warmest year in 2020 since 1901: IMD

New Delhi: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday said 2020 remained the eighth warmest year on record since nation-wide records commenced in 1901.

India test fires Quick Reaction Surface to Air Missile system in Odisha

Balasore/IBNS: India on Thursday test-fired Quick Reaction Surface to Air Missile (QRSAM) System off the Balasore coast in Odisha.

Maharashtra: Cyclone Nisarga makes landfall, 1 dies

Mumbai/IBNS: At least one person was killed as Cyclone Nisarga made landfall in Maharashtra’s Raigad district on Wednesday afternoon.  

COVID-19: Death toll touches 559 in India

New Delhi/IBNS: The death toll due to COVID-19 in India touched 559 on Monday, as per the latest government figures released.

In 2018 and 2019, one extreme weather event happened almost every month in India: Report

Nimli/Alwar/IBNS: The continuity and intensity of extreme weather events in India in the 2018-19 period has taken even climate scientists and meteorologists by complete surprise, says the latest State of India’s Environment Annual, which was released here today by Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot.

Cabinet Secretary chairs NCMC meeting to review preparedness to deal with Severe Cyclone ‘Bulbul’

New Delhi/IBNS: A meeting of the National Crisis Management Committee (NCMC), chaired by the Cabinet Secretary, Rajiv Gauba, was held on Friday to review the preparedness to deal with Severe cyclone ‘Bulbul’over the Bay of Bengal and likely to affect coastal districts of West Bengal and Odisha.