Royal Bengal Tiger Dies Of Heart Failure

The 11-year-old Royal Bengal tiger named Kadamba died on Saturday night at Nehru Zoological Park (NZP), Hyderabad due to heart failure, officials said on Sunday. As per the post-mortem report, the cause of death of the animal was shock due to congestive heart failure. NZP Director N. Kshitija said Kadamba did not show any apparent

Heavy Rain Lashes Mumbai

  Vast areas of Konkan, including Mumbai, witnessed heavy rainfall since early Friday morning. Due to heavy rain, some of the low lying areas were waterlogged and the traffic got complicated, said officials. Heavy showers, often accompanied by thunder, were witnessed in Mumbai and the suburbs, besides Thane, Palghar, Raigad, Ratnagiri and Sindhudurg districts. Most

Air Pollution Linked to Health

Researchers have found more evidence to suggest that long-term exposure to air pollution is a cause of premature death among older people. The study, published in the journal ‘Sciences Advances’, provides the most comprehensive evidence till date of the causal link between long-term exposure to fine particulate (PM2.5) air pollution and premature death. “Our new

Air Pollution in Delhi Spikes

Witnessing azure skies and breathable air for the last three months, Delhi on Monday recorded deterioration in its air quality, with particulate matter with diameter of 2.5 and 10 microns — too small to be filtered out of the human body — standing at 52 and 297 micrograms per cubic respectively. Gufran Beig, Project Director

Heavy Rain Triggers Landslide

A spell of heavy rain triggered a landslide in West Bengal’s Darjeeling district, damaging a stretch of the main road linking Rimbik and Lodhama areas in the hills and affecting traffic flow, police sources said on Monday. The sources said no casualty was reported in the incident on Sunday afternoon. The sources said that the

White Tiger Dies Of Neo Plastic Tumour

Hyderabad Zoo officials informed that an eight-year white old tiger died in Nehru Zoological Par due to neoplastic tumour. Kiran, which was born in the zoo, was suffering from neoplastic tumour in the right side of the lower jaw and was under intensive care treatment at Laboratory for Conservation of Endangered Species (LaCONES), a unit

Monsoon Reaches India

India Meteorological Department said on Friday that the Southwest monsoon has covered many parts of the country way ahead of the scheduled date. “Monsoon has covered entire India today 26 June 2020. Remaining parts of Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan are also covered by the monsoon,” Kuldeep Srivastava, the head of IMD’s Regional Weather Forecasting Centre

7.5 Magnitude Earthquake Jolts Mexico

A powerful earthquake measuring 7.5 on the Richter scale rocked Mexico City and many southern and central parts of Mexico on Tuesday, officials said. The quake hit at 10.29 a.m. and the epicentre was located at 23 km south of La Crucecita, a Pacific Coast village in southern Oaxaca state, the National Seismological Service (SSN)

Delhi soon to be Hit with Monsoon

Southwest Monsoon on Tuesday further advanced in some parts of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Tuesday. Conditions are also becoming favourable for further advance of the monsoon into the remaining parts of Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Haryana, Chandigarh, Punjab and Rajasthan “during the subsequent 48 hours.” The weather bureau said

US Wildfire Spreads to over 110,000 Acres

A bushfire currently burning in the US state of Arizona has grown to 114,941 acres with just 5 per cent containment, authorities said. Now the largest active fire in the US, the fire almost doubled in size since Wednesday morning and more evacuation orders had been issued in the state, Xinhua news agency quoted InciWeb,