Deforestation in Brazil’s Amazon jumped for the fifth straight month in September compared with last year, with destruction up 93% in the first nine months of the year, according to preliminary government data published on Friday.
Ahead of his second round of informal summit with Chinese President Xi Jinping, Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to plogging at a beach here on Saturday morning and called on people to "ensure our public places are clean and tidy."
A super typhoon bore down on Japan on Thursday forcing the cancellation of two rugby World Cup matches and some transport, and threatening to disrupt Japan’s Formula One Grand Prix race this weekend.
Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar said on Saturday that the government has asked banks to transmit accruing benefits to loan borrowers.
Twenty-nine people, including six women, were arrested on Saturday in connection with the protest against the cutting of trees in Aarey Colony.
Incessant rain in the region has led to waterlogging in many parts of the city, with people wading through clogged water in order to continue with their day to day tasks.
Around six persons, including a two-year-old child were killed and 19 others were injured after a bus fell into a river in Raisen district last night, police said.
Several residential buildings in the vicinity of Triveni Sangam have partially submerged due to rise in the water level of river Ganga and Yamuna.
Scientists have captured a view of a colossal black hole violently ripping apart a doomed star, illustrating a extraordinary and chaotic cosmic event from beginning to end for the first time using NASA’s planet-hunting telescope.
The death toll due to incessant rainfall and flood in different areas of the state has risen to 29, officials said on Monday.