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The air quality in Delhi improved marginally Friday even though the air quality index (AQI) was still hovering in the upper reaches of the ‘poor’ category.(PTI)

More dust may choke Delhi, no rain relief in sight yet

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 13, 2019 10:25 AM IST
Government scientists have warned that the air quality could turn ‘very poor’ once again, as more dust from Jaisalmer in Rajasthan will be blown into the national capital. The dust plumes could reach Delhi within the next two days.
The latest quake was 11 times stronger than the previous day’s ‘foreshock’, according to the United States Geological Survey, and is part of what seismologists are calling an “earthquake sequence”.(AP)
The latest quake was 11 times stronger than the previous day’s ‘foreshock’, according to the United States Geological Survey, and is part of what seismologists are calling an “earthquake sequence”.(AP)

South California hit by 7.1 magnitude quake, strongest in two decades

Los Angeles | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JUL 06, 2019 10:35 AM IST
The quake hit 202 km (125 miles) north of Los Angeles and was later revised down to a magnitude of 6.9 by the European Mediterranean Seismological Agency.
An NGO, SankalpTaru, has started an online portal, which will help you plant a tree on your behalf in the Thar and some other locations in India.(HT File)
An NGO, SankalpTaru, has started an online portal, which will help you plant a tree on your behalf in the Thar and some other locations in India.(HT File)

Contribute to environment protection, plant a tree, online

Hindustan Times, Barmer | By Mukesh Mathrani
UPDATED ON APR 23, 2018 10:10 PM IST
If you want to contribute to the environment by planting a tree, you can do so with a few clicks of your mouse
At least 1,776 injured wild animals were brought to Jodhpur for treatment in 2017-18, out of which, 1,204 or 80% of the animals were chinkaras, injured by dogs.(HT PHOTO)
At least 1,776 injured wild animals were brought to Jodhpur for treatment in 2017-18, out of which, 1,204 or 80% of the animals were chinkaras, injured by dogs.(HT PHOTO)

Not humans but feral dogs are the new chinkara and blackbuck poachers

Hindustan Times, Jodhpur | By Dinesh Bothra
UPDATED ON APR 09, 2018 10:11 PM IST
Wildlife experts say that chinkaras have very little chances of survival after a dog attack.
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