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Nato secretary-general Jens Stoltenberg said the test was reckless, posed a threat to the ISS and an orbiting Chinese spacecraft, and showed Russia was developing new weapons systems.
Published on Nov 16, 2021 06:41 PM IST
Delhi government data shows that last year stubble burning accounted for 44% of the city’s air pollution. Delhi environment minister Gopal Rai said that Punjab produces 20 million tonnes of crop stubble out of which 9 million tonnes were burnt last year.
Updated on Sep 25, 2020 07:51 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Soumya Pillai
The Met department predicted that parts of North Madhya Maharashtra, Marathwada and Mumbai will get rains overnight.
Published on Jun 13, 2020 10:22 PM IST
Mumbai |Press Trust of India
A study done by Swiss company revealed that 70% of professionals work from home at least once a week while 53% work remotely for half of the week.
Updated on May 09, 2020 03:31 PM IST
New Delhi |Indo Asian News Service| Posted by Kabir Bhandari
It was the latest of a series of weapons tests and statements from Pyongyang, as its year-end deadline for Washington to soften its stance in denuclearisation talks draws near.
Published on Dec 09, 2019 02:21 PM IST
Principal secretary (environment) RK Verma told HT on Thursday that OSI will give village-wise data with colour coding to identify the burnt area under paddy cultivation.
Updated on Nov 15, 2019 07:59 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Bathinda | , BathindaVishal Joshi
The president did not name Iran before in tweets he posted Sunday saying the US knew the “culprit”, but had not identified Iran, which has been named, however, by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and other officials, who have also released satellite images to back their claims.
Published on Sep 16, 2019 07:54 PM IST
Washington | HT Correspondent
Unlike the earlier maps which were prepared with the help of satellite images, these would be created with the help of drones flying at a height of 200-300 metres.
Updated on Sep 14, 2019 06:10 AM IST
New Delhi | Anonna Dutt
Authorities acted on the matter after being alerted to it by a local environmentalist, who pointed out that the area in question is Aravalli land, recorded by the revenue department as ‘gair mumkin pahad’, rendering it a ‘deemed forest’ and a no-construction zone.
Updated on Sep 13, 2019 07:42 PM IST
Gurugram |Prayag Arora Desai
While Iranian state media did not acknowledge the incident at the Imam Khomeini Space Center in Iran’s Semnan province, a top official wrote on Twitter early Friday that a satellite Tehran planned to launch was safe in a lab.
Updated on Aug 30, 2019 09:16 AM IST
Dubai |Associated Press
A study by environment group Vanashakti revealed that 1,201 hectare has been reclaimed in 11 years
Published on Jul 20, 2019 01:11 AM IST
The drama unfolds as the first rain-bearing clouds gather over the ocean in Kerala, marking the annual arrival of the monsoon to the Indian mainland. When the first drops descend, you know the nation is watching. The meteorological (Met) office in Thiruvananthapuram is used to the attention.
Updated on Jun 29, 2019 06:52 PM IST
Hindustan Times |Ramesh Babu and Poulomi Banerjee
The recommendations will be submitted to the new government at the centre in the first week of June, said an official aware of the development.
Published on May 28, 2019 05:09 AM IST
New Delhi |Risha Chitlangia
Delhi Development Authority and the National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA) are working on the Master Plan of Delhi-2041. DDA officials said efforts are being made to prepare new development control norms for these colonies since the current rules can’t be applied there.
Updated on Apr 17, 2019 07:29 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |Risha Chitlangia
As per the 1956 revenue records, there were at least 640 water bodies in Gurugram. These have reduced to just 251 such bodies, show the 2018-19 revenue records. This indicates that 389 water bodies have been lost.
Published on Apr 06, 2019 03:35 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Gurugram | HT Correspondent
US President Donald Trump had told a news conference after an unprecedented first summit with Kim on June 12 in Singapore that the North Korean leader had promised that a major missile engine testing site would be destroyed very soon.
Updated on Mar 06, 2019 10:21 AM IST
The Forests Rights Act was designed to undo “historical injustice” to those who have primarily resided in and who depend on the forest or forests land for bona fide livelihood needs prior to December 2005. But since there is no cutoff date for receiving new claims, and gram sabhas are empowered to extend the 90-day window, this process has continued for 13 years and seems to be a never ending one.
Updated on Feb 28, 2019 08:00 PM IST
Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Ltd says it has not received the apex court’s notice yet
Updated on Dec 07, 2018 11:34 PM IST
Hindustan Times | , MumbaiYesha Kotak
Topic of the week: Anil Shirole, Pune MP, has proposed that the defence establishments in Pune, Khadki and Dehu road cantonments be shifted and the areas be merged in the city. While representatives of the board have supported the proposal, citizen activists have opposed it. What is your view?
Updated on Dec 02, 2018 04:47 PM IST
Hindustan Times, pune | HT Correspondent
They claim it is a “violation of Coastal Zone Regulation (CRZ) Notification, 2011”.
Updated on Nov 22, 2018 12:44 AM IST
Crop stubble burning is not new. We must explore other practical solutions to end the polluting practice
Updated on Nov 01, 2018 05:49 PM IST
The number jumped from 3,228 cases on October 22 to 12,776 on October 28
Updated on Oct 30, 2018 10:52 AM IST
Hindustan Times | Vishal Rambani, Patiala
According to the official, the development comes on the back of “vigorous” awareness drive and distribution of crop residue management machinery.
Updated on Oct 18, 2018 05:44 PM IST
Chandigarh |Press Trust of India
Nasa had earlier released satellite measurements of Kerala rainfall to demonstrate the crucial role played by the Western Ghats in triggering the climatic developments over south Karnataka and Kerala.
Updated on Aug 28, 2018 05:54 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | HT Correspondent
Activists say the study excludes Thane, Bhiwandi and Vasai, where mangrove destruction is rampant
Updated on Aug 27, 2018 12:38 AM IST
Scientists from NASA and the California Institute of Technology’s joint rapid imaging project made a ground deformation map and measured changes in the island’s surface.
Updated on Aug 11, 2018 11:28 PM IST
Tanjung |Associated Press
North Korea has started dismantling some facilities at its main satellite launch station, seen as the testing ground for its intercontinental ballistic missiles, according to expert analysis of recent satellite images.
Updated on Jul 24, 2018 07:44 PM IST
Seoul |Agence France-Presse