Environment

Low water level in Bhakra and other reservoirs of northern region
CHANDIGARH: The water level in the reservoirs of the northern region are at lower level as compared to last year due to deficient monsoon in catchment area of reservoirs.
Damage to environment cannot be undone: HC

NEW DELHI: Observing that damage to environment cannot be undone, the Delhi High Court on Thursday extended till further orders the ban on axing of 16,500 trees for the construction of high-rise residential quarters for central government employees in the national capital.

Kovind, Naidu, Modi urge people to beat plastic pollution

NEW DELHI: President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday urged people to reaffirm the commitment to a cleaner and sustainable planet and pledge to beat the plastic pollution.

Astronomers detect water in Saturn-sized exoplanet's atmosphere

WASHINGTON: Astronomers have detected a large amount of water in the atmosphere of a hot, Saturn-mass exoplanet some 700 light-years away. The planet, known as WASP-39b, has three times as much water as Saturn does, NASA said on Thursday.

Cold, foggy Sunday morning in Delhi, 17 trains cancelled

NEW DELHI: It was a cold and foggy morning here on Sunday with the minimum temperature recorded at 6.3 degrees Celsius, two notches below the season's average, the Met Office said. At least 17 trains were cancelled due to fog in several parts of northern India.

Over 1000 School Students Visited Sukhna Lake to Welcome Migratory Birds

CHANDIGARH:  ‘In a fortnight long programme, over 1000 students of various prominent Government and private School students visited Sukhna Lake to watch and welcome migratory birds’, this was shared today by Mr. Santosh Kumar, Chief Conservator of Forest & Wildlife, and Director, Department of Environment, Chandigarh Administration. Their Department along with an NGO-Yuvsatta organized visits of School students to see and learn from migratory birds.

Khattar, Kejriwal pledge to fight smog in 2018

CHANDIGARH: Chief Ministers Manohar Lal Khattar of Haryana and Arvind Kejriwal of Delhi on Wednesday met for nearly 90 minutes here and agreed to take steps to prevent a repeat of smog in the National Capital Region (NCR) next year.

No firecracker sale in Delhi-NCR this Diwali: SC

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