The Centre has asked states to brace for deficit rainfall this season, although the weather office has stuck to its forecast of normal monsoon.

The government will amend the rules to ensure that captive elephants in the State are looked after well, Minister for Forests K. Raju has said.

Central PCB’s figures put the town next to Tezpur, which is the least polluted town

The health ministry, headed by KK Shailaja which worked overtime during the crisis last year, activated safety protocols at the hospital in Ernakulam and has sent a team of top medical officials to

Nipah Virus: The disease spreads through fruit bats or ‘flying foxes,’ of the genus Pteropus, who are natural reservoir hosts of the Nipah and Hendra viruses.

Crop yields are projected to decrease under future climate conditions, and recent research suggests that yields have already been impacted. However, current impacts on a diversity of crops subnationally and implications for food security remains unclear. Here, we constructed linear regression relationships using weather and reported crop data to assess the potential impact of observed climate change on the yields of the top ten global crops–barley, cassava, maize, oil palm, rapeseed, rice, sorghum, soybean, sugarcane and wheat at ~20,000 political units.

The grave, of an unknown person, is now being called a “dargah” by a section of residents at the Muslim-majority Sooppikkada village in Kozhikode district.

Kochi: The proposed waste-to-energy (WtE) plant at Brahmapuram would consume two million litres of water per day (2MLD) during the operational phase and generate 2,88,000 litres of blowdown waste w

Stormy scenes at protest venue; agitators threaten self-immolation

Thiruvananthapuram: While state government processes the Supreme Court order to demolish five apartments for violating coastal regulation zone (CRZ) rules, it will also have to answer why it sat ov

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