Tuesday sees best air quality of month in Delhi, to worsen from Wednesday

New Delhi, Jan 17 The national capital and regions around it saw the best air-quality of this year on Tuesday, though weather agencies called it a temporary relief as pollution is likely to worsen from Wednesday onwards.
Still rated “poor”, considered an improvement from “very poor”, the Air Quality…

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Delhi to ban entry, exit of horses, mules, donkeys due to disease

New Delhi, Jan 13:  The Delhi government has decided to ban entry and exit of horses, mules, and donkeys in the city due to the spread of Glanders disease, Rural Development Minister Gopal Rai said here on Friday.

Also, due to Republic Day celebrations, in which a large number of…

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Comply with winter vacation extension: Haryana to schools

Chandigarh, Jan 9 The Haryana Education Department has asked all schools in the state to ensure compliance of its orders on extending winter vacations till January 14 in view of the cold wave prevailing in the state.

The government, government-aided and private schools were scheduled to re-open on…

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29 killed as cyclone Ava hits Madagascar

Antananarivo, Jan 9  Twenty nine people were killed by cyclone Ava that hit Madagascar from Friday to Sunday, officials said on Monday.

The National Office of Risks and Disasters Management (BNGRC) said in its provisional report that 22 people are still missing, while 17,170 have been displaced.

Five national…

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Australia's green turtle may become extinct: Report

Canberra, Jan 9  A new study on Tuesday claimed that the green sea turtles in Australia’s Great Barrier Reef might become extinct due to warmer ocean temperatures.

Conducted by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in the US along with Australian scientists from the Department of Environment and…

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