Heavy casualties feared as bus falls into gorge in Uttarakhand's Pauri district

Rescue operations have been launched with the help of locals but the efforts of the rescuers are being hampered by darkness, it said.

published on : 4th October 2022

Forest Survey of India finds 6421 trees felled for Modi's dream Pakhro tiger safari project

The FSI has also discovered that apart from illegal tree felling, around 16.21 hectares of land in Corbett Tiger Reserve has also been cleared by forest officials of the Uttarakhand forest department.

published on : 1st October 2022

Gas leak: BJP demands immediate arrest of meat processing plant owner

The general secretary of the BJP's city unit, Sanju Bajaj, said his party demanded that the plant be sealed and a high-powered inquiry be ordered into its functioning.

published on : 30th September 2022

Tamil Nadu CM's fellowship programme to improve governance with young talent begins

Chief Minister MK Stalin inaugurated the two-year fellowship programme (2022-24) for 30 youngsters who were selected through a three-phase examination.

published on : 30th September 2022

300 trees saved during Executive Enclave work which will house Prime Minister’s Office

There are 5,575 trees present at the site of the AIIMS redevelopment project. While 2,934 trees will be retained, 1,910 will be transplanted. 

published on : 7th September 2022

Learning with every step

Pandey founded city-based Strawcture Eco in 2018—they make eco-friendly AgriBio panels that are used for construction.

published on : 5th September 2022

Tree felled for NH widening kills hundreds of birds in Malappuram

Following the incident, the Forest Department also took action against the people responsible for the killing of birds. Forest Minister A K Saseendran said the tree was felled violating several norms.

published on : 2nd September 2022

Ethiopian Airlines suspends pilots who missed landing because they fell sleep

London-based aviation analyst Alex Macheras described the incident as "deeply concerning", blaming it on widespread fatigue that poses a major threat to air safety.

published on : 20th August 2022

Ratan Tata invests in senior citizen companionship-as-a-service startup Goodfellows

The octogenarian industrialist has been an active backer of startups ever since he retired from the helm of the salt-to-software Tata Group. The latest investee company is founded by Shantanu Naidu.

published on : 16th August 2022

Status quo exists, trees not being felled in Mumbai's Aarey: Mumbai Metro Rail Corp Ltd tells SC

The Supreme Court was hearing a plea alleging trees in the colony, the green lung of the congested metropolitan city, were being cut despite a restraining order of the top court.

published on : 5th August 2022

High-power committee visits Seeds garment plant to probe gas leak

The committee headed by pollution board principal secretary Vijaya Kumar visited the M1 block where the leak was reported and launched an investigation to find causes for the leak.

published on : 5th August 2022

Lime plaster falls off Srimandir Garbhagruha roof

The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), which conducted an inspection of the shrine while the Trinity was away at Gundicha temple during Rath Yatra, had not found any anomaly.

published on : 4th August 2022

Gujarat hooch death toll reaches 32; 78 in hospital

At least six people of Dhandhuka taluka have died, while 12 are admitted to Ahmedabad Civil Hospital. The death toll is likely to go up, police said.

published on : 27th July 2022

'Goodfellas' actor Paul Sorvino dies at 83

The actor, who made his debut with Carl Reiner's "Where's Poppa?" in 1970, starred in films such as "The Gambler", "The Brink's Job", "Nixon", "Romeo and Juliet" in his career spanning 50 years.

published on : 26th July 2022

Chennai Corporation axes 50-year-old trees in name of stormwater drains

Stormwater drains are being constructed very close to the roots of the trees which are already stressed and have no space to grow due to cement and bitumen, a landscaping expert said.

published on : 10th July 2022

'Sopranos' actor Tony Sirico, dies at 79

Sirico, born in New York City, grew up in the Flatbush and Bensonhurst neighborhoods where he said "every guy was trying to prove himself. You either had to have a tattoo or a bullet hole."

published on : 9th July 2022

Lokayukta orders probe into death of villagers due to consumption of polluted water in Raichur District

According to a media report, due to disruption in electric supply, the water purification units were not functioning. As a result, Tungabhadra river water was supplied without being treated. 

published on : 7th July 2022

100 students fall sick after consuming mid-day meal in Bargarh district of Odisha

Soon after eating the meal, three students complained of stomach pain and started vomiting. Subsequently, other students also complained of stomach ache and nausea

published on : 29th June 2022

Illegal felling of trees in Coimbatore shocks activists

Eight neem trees were reportedly felled in Kalapatti on Sunday and many trees were cut from Thiru Nagar near Goldwins in the city.

published on : 21st June 2022

Doctoral student from Odisha's NIT-Rourkela bags Fulbright-Kalam Climate Fellowship

Hariharan will be the first student from NIT-R to undertake research in Climatology at the National NCAR (Centre for Atmospheric Research)

published on : 15th June 2022
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