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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Bursting crackers impacted air quality, not health, SC told

New Delhi, Jan 6 Bursting of fire crackers during Diwali and Dussehra did impact the air quality in Delhi but not the health of people, the apex pollution control panel told the Supreme Court on Friday.

“The respiratory system related symptoms and signs were not much different during pre and…

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Air quality to improve in Delhi NCR on Saturday

New Delhi, Jan 6 The air quality across Delhi and regions around it improved marginally on Friday though remaining very poor, with pollution authorities predicting it will improve further towards Saturday.

The Air Quality Index (AQI) of Delhi on Friday was 388, against 398 on Wednesday (last available) on scale…

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Jammu records lowest temperature

Jammu/Srinagar, Jan 4  Jammu on Thursday recorded the coldest night of the season at 2.7 degrees Celsius as the cold wave intensified further in Jammu and Kashmir.

“There is no immediate relief in sight for at least another two to three days,” a Met official said.

Foggy mornings…

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Thermal plants told to implement flue gas de-sulphurisation

New Delhi, Dec 29 The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has issued directions to thermal power plants to ensure compliance with its revised implementation plan for installation of flue gas de-sulphurisation (FGD) and other emission control equipment, Parliament was informed on Thursday.

Power Minister R.K. Singh told the…

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