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  • NHAI plants about 10 lakh plants along national highways in this monsoon season

    NHAI plants about 10 lakh plants along national highways in this monsoon season

    National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has planted about 10 lakh plants along national highways in this monsoon season. Road, Transport and Highways Ministry in a release said, the plantation drive is part of NHAI's activity towards ensuring and upholding the cause of Swachh Bharat Mis...

    Sharks and rays live twice as longer than previously estimated: Study

    Sharks and rays live twice as longer than previously estimated: Study

    According to a new study, sharks and rays live up to twice as longer as previously estimated. Researchers at James Cook University in Australia looked at 53 different populations of sharks and rays that scientists had already intensely studied. They found that in nearly a third of population...

    Monsoon withdraws from northern states of India

    Monsoon withdraws from northern states of India

    The southwest monsoon has withdrawn from the hill state of Himachal Pradesh with 15 per cent deficit rainfall. The MeT officials said, the southwest monsoon withdrew from Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab and some parts of Haryana and west Rajasthan.

    Karakoram glaciers growing in spite of climate change: study

    Karakoram glaciers growing in spite of climate change: study

    A summer 'vortex' of cold air over the Karakoram, a large mountain range spanning the borders of India, Pakistan and China, is causing the glaciers in the region to grow in spite of global warming, scientists say. Researchers from Newcastle University in the UK have identified a large scale ...

    Climate change impact: Arctic Ice extent hits new record low this year

    Climate change impact: Arctic Ice extent hits new record low this year

    At 4.64 million square kilometeres, Arctic Sea ice minimum extent in 2017 is the eighth lowest in the consistent long-term satellite record, which began in 1978, analysis of satellite data shows. Arctic Sea ice, the layer of frozen seawater covering much of the Arctic Ocean and neighbouring ...

    Irma: Indian missions set up helplines

    Irma: Indian missions set up helplines

    Washington :Millions of people, including thousands of Indian-Americans, in Florida braced for Hurricane Irma as it regained strength as a Category 4 storm and aimed towards the coastal US state with wind speed of 210 km per hours. Around 120,000 Indian-Americans reside across Florida while ...

    Maryland State Highway Administration's Routing and Permitting Solution to Save Carriers USD 24 Mill...

    Maryland State Highway Administration

    Bangalore : Maryland State Highway Administration's Motor Carrier Division (MCD) within the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) is responsible for issuing the oversize/overweight (OS/OW) permits that ensure the safe travel of permitted loads across the state. The USD 2.3 million agree...

    Today is International Tiger Day

    Today is International Tiger Day

    Today is International Tiger Day which is celebrated to raise awareness for tiger conservation. 29th July was decided to be celebrated as Tiger day during the Saint Petersburg Tiger Summit in 2010. Special programmes are being organized all over the globe today to mark the day. Union Minist...

    Environment Minister launches plantation drive to mark Van Mahotsav

    Environment Minister launches plantation drive to mark Van Mahotsav

    Environment Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan today launched a month-long plantation drive to mark Van Mahotsav. Van Mahotsav is usually observed in the first week of July every year and is celebrated on different days in different parts of India. The objective behind celebrating the Mahotsav is to keep loc...

    Sunderbans goes hi-tech to keep infiltrators, smugglers at bay

    Sunderbans goes hi-tech to keep infiltrators, smugglers at bay

    Infra Ray Pillars and Smart Sensors to be installed at the riverine border with Bangaldesh at Sundarbans to prevent rampant infiltration and smuggling. The BSF said that this is the technological answer to the growing problem of cross-border crimes and is part of the Centre's plan to keep a tight v...

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