tropical meteorology

Delhi air quality was worst in March: Study


April 2nd, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Dust in the Delhi skies in March brought the air quality down to the worst levels in the last one year and the increase ... Read more...

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No need to fear drought or flood this year: Earth Sciences Minister (Interview)


July 31st, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) The rainfall between June 1 and July 28 during this monsoon season has been 95 percent of the long-period average and so there is no ... Read more...

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No screening of people coming from Japan: Regulator


March 28th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 28 (IANS) The Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) said Monday that it has not insisted on screening people coming from Japan for radioactive contamination in the wake of ... Read more...

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Pollution levels moderate during CWG, finds study


December 2nd, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) The air pollution level was within the permissible limits most of the time during the Commonwealth Games (CWG) but levels of particulate matter fluctuated during peak traffic ... Read more...

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India, US to work for Evergreen Revolution: Obama


November 8th, 2010 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) US President Barack Obama said Monday that as India's farmers and rural areas face the effects of climate change and drought, both countries will work together ... Read more...

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India, US ink pact to study seasonal prediction of Indian Summer Monsoon Rainfall


November 8th, 2010 - 10:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 8 (ANI): India and the United States on Monday signed an agreement on 'Technical Cooperation for Study of Dynamical Seasonal Prediction of Indian Summer Monsoon Rainfall' during the ... Read more...

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Air at Games Village, venues polluted, shows study


October 11th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) The quality of air near most of the Commonwealth Games venues and the Village has been found to be below acceptable standards, threatening the health of the ... Read more...

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Air quality monitoring system for CWG launched (Lead)


September 22nd, 2010 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The air quality monitoring system for the Commonwealth Games (CWG) which will provide real-time pollution data at 11 key locations in the city during the mega-event was ... Read more...

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CWG: Air quality monitoring system launched


September 22nd, 2010 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) India Wednesday launched the air quality monitoring system for the Commonwealth Games. The system will provide real time pollution data at 11 key locations in the city ... Read more...

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Breathe easy, breathe clean during Commonwealth Games


November 12th, 2009 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Richa Sharma New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Athletes and intending visitors can breathe easy about the 2010 Commonwealth Games. India has come up with technology for air quality management even as this ... Read more...

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Himalayas warming faster than global average (June 5 is World Environment Day)


June 4th, 2009 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Richa Sharma New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Northwestern Himalayas has become 1.4 degrees Celsius warmer in the last 100 years, a far higher level of warming than the 0.5-1.1 degrees for the ... Read more...

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Clearing smog can reveal true extent of global warming


April 19th, 2008 - 1:23 pm ICT by admin
London, April 19 (ANI): A new study has determined that the true extent of global warming can only be made when the smog of pollution has cleared from the skies.According to ... Read more...

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India to spend Rs.7.5 bn for research in earth sciences


February 29th, 2008 - 9:22 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) India will spend Rs.7.5 billion ($187.5 million) for carrying out research in oceanography and meteorological science, Finance Minister P. Chidambaram said Friday. Presenting the 2008-09 budget, Chidambaram ... Read more...

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India getting five percent less sunlight now than in 1980 due to industrial pollution


November 15th, 2007 - 10:55 pm ICT by admin
London, November 15 (ANI): Scientists have warned that the presence of smog over India is an indication that the country is getting lesser amount of sunlight. Padma Kumari and her colleagues at ... Read more...

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