Six of 11 lions in Gir die in infighting: Forest Department

Gandhinagar, Sep 21 : As many as six of the 11 Asiatic lions found dead during the last eleven days in their only abode, Gir forests, died fighting among themselves, according to Gujarat Forest Department officials. The cause of death of the other five is yet to be ascertained. Five other lions, who were injured […]

Heavy rain alert in Punjab this weekend

Chandigarh, Sep 21 : The Punjab government on Friday issued an alert for heavy rains across the state till September 24. As per information received from the Ministry of Earth Sciences, the state is likely to experience widespread rainfall from late Saturday to Monday, a government spokesman told IANS. He said many districts in Doaba, […]

Philippines landslide toll reaches 22

[Naga : Relatives watch as rescuers dig through the rubble in hope of finding survivors as rescue operations continue for the second day Friday, Sept. 21, 2018, for the massive landslide that was set off by heavy rains and buried homes under part of a mountainside in Naga, the central Philippines. Military and police forcibly […]

Himachal may get heavy rains till Sep 24

Shimla, Sep 21 : Himachal Pradesh is likely to get heavy rains over the next three days, with the southwest monsoon remaining subdued for over a fortnight, the Met office here Friday. “Certain areas are likely to experience heavy spells of rain till Monday,” a meteorological department statement said. It said there were chances of […]