Climate change causing avalanches, cold injuries to soldiers

New Delhi, March 7 : Admitting that climate change in high altitude areas was having an impact on soldiers stationed there, the government told the Lok Sabha on Wednesday that the adverse impact is visible in form of avalanches and cold injuries. In a written reply to the Lok Sabha, Minister of State for Defence […]

Yamuna reduced to sewer, NGT slams DJB

New Delhi, March 7 : Observing that the Yamuna has been reduced to a sewer line in the National Capital, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Wednesday slammed the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) asking what it had done to clean-up the river. The Tribunal was hearing a plea filed by environmentalist Manoj Mishra, that pointed […]

Himachal HC gets tough against construction on green belts

Shimla, March 7 : Acting tough against ongoing construction activities in Shimla, the Himachal Pradesh High Court has ordered that no construction of any nature would be carried out in vacant lands or green belts without its consent. “No construction of any nature shall be carried out by the Municipal Corporation of Shimla over the […]

Macron visit: India-France ties set to deepen further

New Delhi, March 7 : The already strong ties between India and France are set to deepen further when French President Emmanuel Macron comes on a four-day visit to India starting on Friday during the course of which he will also co-chair the founding conference of the International Solar Alliance (ISA). Prime Minister Narendra Modi […]

Modi’s global solar ties set to brighten with Macron push

By Vishal Gulati New Delhi, March 7 : The International Solar Alliance (ISA), jointly launched by India and France at the UN Climate Change Conference over two years ago, is set to turn to the sun to brighten its future with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Emmanuel Macron co-chairing its founding conference in […]

Stone inscriptions reappear in Yangtze riverbed

Beijing, March 7 : A series of ancient stone inscriptions have reappeared at the bottom of a section of the Yangtze River in southwest China. Decreased water flow from the upper reaches of the river led to falling water levels in the Jiangjin section in Chongqing Municipality. The inscriptions thus reappeared, 11 years after they […]