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India's first liquid mirror telescope setup on Uttarakhand's Devasthal hill

The Indian Liquid Mirror Telescope (ILMT) will help in surveying the sky, making it possible to observe several galaxies and other astronomical sources just by staring at the strip of sky that passes overhead

03 June,2022 04:25 PM IST | New Delhi | IANS

#LitterfreeMumbai: Rules for waste disposal you must know as a city resident

As part of the social awareness campaign ‘Litter free Mumbai’, here’s a primer on the rules pertaining to waste management and littering that every Mumbaikar must be aware of and implement for keeping the city clean

03 June,2022 02:34 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent

Tobacco industry worsening global pollution, deforestation: Expert

Given that the tobacco industry costs the globe 600 million trees every year, Jimenez said the impact is "a dramatic environmental loss because trees produce oxygen, purify the air and create fertile soil", Xinhua news agency reported

02 June,2022 12:12 PM IST | Mexico City | IANS

India needs to significantly step up clean energy subsidies to meet 2030 targets

To achieve the targets, the report said, India needs to shift support away from fossil fuels and towards clean energy technologies to reach 500 GW of non-fossil power capacity by 2030 and Net Zero emissions by 2070

01 June,2022 04:47 PM IST | New Delhi | IANS

Energy transition to RE must be just, equitable and ecologically responsible: Ex

It is part of the 'Vision and Principles' released by the Responsible Energy India (REI) that seeks a socially just, ecologically safe, and rights respecting renewable energy sector as the country aims to achieve 500 GW of installed RE capacity by 2030

31 May,2022 07:33 PM IST | New Delhi | IANS


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Pet goldfish might be threat to native biodiversity: Study

Pet goldfish might be threat to native biodiversity: Study

The research published in NeoBiota showed goldfish to be voracious, consuming much more than the white cloud mountain minnow or native species. In terms of behaviour patterns, goldfish were also found to be much braver, a trait linked with invasive spread

28 May,2022 11:55 AM IST | New Delhi | IANS
Coal phase-out can avoid over 14.5mn premature deaths from air pollution: Study

Coal phase-out can avoid over 14.5mn premature deaths from air pollution: Study

The assessment by researchers in Germany at NewClimate Institute, shows the enormous scale of public health benefits of urgently phasing out operating and planned coal plants in 24 countries, covering over 90 per cent of the global fleet

25 May,2022 12:04 PM IST | New Delhi | IANS
WEF launches alliance to supercharge India's climate action

WEF launches alliance to supercharge India's climate action

As a major global economy, India's role in mitigating climate change is critical and India Inc

24 May,2022 02:14 PM IST | Switzerland | IANS
UN agencies pledge $43 mn to aid species conservation in developing countries

UN agencies pledge $43 mn to aid species conservation in developing countries

The funding was announced ahead of the International Day for Biological Diversity to benefit 139 developing countries, already grappling with mounting threats to natural habitats, Xinhua news agency reported

21 May,2022 01:54 PM IST | Nairobi | IANS
Unstable temp led to an average 1.75 mn deaths each year between 2000 to 2019

Unstable temp led to an average 1.75 mn deaths each year between 2000 to 2019

For the study, the team led by researchers explored the association between temperature variability and mortality in 750 locations across 43 countries or regions. They found Asia, Australia, and New Zealand had a higher percentage excess in mortality than the global mean

20 May,2022 12:28 PM IST | Sydney | IANS

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Litter free Mumbai: A Mid-Day initiative for a cleaner and greener city

'Litter Free Mumbai', under the 'Mid-Day for Mumbai' initiative, fixes accountability for the cleanliness of the city. The campaign aims to highlight the menace of littering and fast-track the cleaning work by municipal corporation workers before the monsoon hits different parts of the city. Be a catalyst for change and share pictures or videos with us of a littered area around you. Here are some snapshots from the campaign  

07 September,2022 04:33 PM IST | Heena Khandelwal

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Unstable temp led to an average 1.75 mn deaths each year between 2000 to 2019

Unstable temp led to an average 1.75 mn deaths each year between 2000 to 2019

For the study, the team led by researchers explored the association between temperature variability and mortality in 750 locations across 43 countries or regions. They found Asia, Australia, and New Zealand had a higher percentage excess in mortality than the global mean

20 May,2022 12:28 PM IST | Sydney | IANS

Climate Change: Greenhouse gas, sea level rise set new records in 2021

Climate Change: Greenhouse gas, sea level rise set new records in 2021

Greenhouse gas concentrations, sea level rise, ocean heat and ocean acidification -- the four key climate change indicators -- set new records in 2021 with extreme weather -- the day-to-day 'face' of climate change -- led to hundreds of billions of dollars in economic losses, the WMO State of the Global Climate in 2021 report said on Wednesday

18 May,2022 04:04 PM IST | Geneva | IANS

World Migratory Bird Day: Light pollution or lit skies threaten birds globally

World Migratory Bird Day: Light pollution or lit skies threaten birds globally

On the eve of the World Migratory Bird Day 2022, light pollution and its impact on migratory birds is a focus with a global campaign that aims to raise awareness about migratory birds and the need for international cooperation to conserve them

14 May,2022 11:21 AM IST | Bonn | IANS

Global warming can cause world's oceans to lose 'memory': Experts

Global warming can cause world's oceans to lose 'memory': Experts

Ocean memory decline is found as a collective response across the climate models to human-induced warming. As greenhouse-gas concentrations continue to rise, such memory decline will become increasingly evident

09 May,2022 05:51 PM IST | Mumbai | IANS

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Meet Zareen Khan And Her Six Cats | Celebrity Pet Parents

    Meet Zareen Khan And Her Six Cats | Celebrity Pet Parents

    Actress Zareen Khan whose song with Umar Riaz, Eid Ho Jayegi has just been released, introduces mid-day.com to her six pet cat babies. The actress who is an animal lover says if she had more space, she would like to adopt an entire animal kingdom.

    29 April,2022 10:03 PM IST | Mumbai
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