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South Africa to send over 100 cheetahs to India

New Delhi/IBNS: India will get more than 100 cheetahs from South Africa in an ambitious plan to relocate the wild cats, media reports said.

India could soon experience heat waves that could break human survivability limit: World Bank report

New Delhi/IBNS: Severe heat waves responsible for thousands of deaths across India over the last few decades, are increasing with alarming frequency that could soon lead to the country experiencing the same beyond human survivability limit, according to a new report by the World Bank.

India to seek substantial progress on discussions related to climate finance at upcoming COP27

New Delhi/UNI: Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Bhupender Yadav will be leading an Indian delegation to attend the 27th Session of Conference of Parties of the UNFCCC (COP 27) scheduled to be held at Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt from Nov 6-18 this year

India, Sweden join hands for green transition

New Delhi/UNI: Strengthening mutual commitment to drive prosperity and address global challenges like climate change, India and Sweden have joined hands to accelerate the green transition via innovation through the India Sweden Innovation Partnership.

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.