Great Barrier Reef a $42 billion asset too big to fail: study

Sydney, Jun 26 Australia's under-pressure Great Barrier Reef is an asset worth Aus$56 billion (US$42 billion) and as an ecosystem and economic driver is "too big to fail", a study said today.The...

Jun 27, 2017 2:32 AM | Newsscroll

London's fire symptomatic of larger safety issues globally

London, Jun 26 The deaths of 79 people in a London apartment tower have triggered emergency inspections, evacuations and soul searching among British officials who failed to prevent the tragedy.But...

Jun 27, 2017 2:31 AM | Newsscroll

French PM says ban on 'bee-killer' pesticide will go ahead

Paris, Jun 26 French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe weighed in on a row between his environment and agriculture ministers today to rule that a pesticide found harmful to bees would be banned in...

Jun 27, 2017 1:31 AM | Newsscroll

Electricity losses down by 5 pc in Rajasthan

Jodhpur (Rajasthan), Jun 26 Rajasthan has recorded a decline of five per cent in electricity losses on account of wastage and leakage.At a meeting of engineers of the Jodhpur Discom here, Rajasthan...

Jun 26, 2017 11:33 PM | Newsscroll

Argentine officials: at least 15 die when bus flips, 21 hurt

Buenos Aires, Jun 26 Argentine officials say a bus carrying students, parents and teachers from a dance school has flipped on a provincial highway, killing at least 15 people.Claudia Najul is the...

Jun 26, 2017 11:24 PM | Newsscroll

Work on Agra airport's second terminal to begin next month

Agra (UP), Jun 26 The work on a new terminal at Agra's Kheria airport is expected to begin next month.Agra Divisional Commissioner K Ram Mohan Rao told reporters here today that the state government...

Jun 26, 2017 10:51 PM | Newsscroll

Parts of south Gujarat witness heavy rains as monsoon advances

Ahmedabad, Jun 26 Heavy rains continued to lash parts of south Gujarat, particularly Valsad and Rajkot, as the southwest monsoon moved further, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said...

Jun 26, 2017 9:53 PM | Newsscroll

I too played a small role in Emergency: Hema Malini

Mathura, Jun 26 Actress-turned-politician Hema Malini said she played a "small role" during the Emergency, as opposition leaders hid from the police in packed cinema halls where her film, Sholay,...

Jun 26, 2017 9:05 PM | Newsscroll

EU to support Blue Growth through renewable energies

Brussels, (Belgium) 26 June 2017 : The European Union (EU) Council has exhorted member states to support Blue Growth through renewable energies. The EU adopted Blue Growth Strategy in...

Jun 25, 2017 10:16 PM | Newsscroll

Flood in eight Assam districts

Guwahati, Jun 26 The flood situation in Assam worsened today as four new districts were hit by flood taking the total number of flood hit districts to eight.According to an Assam State Disaster...

Jun 26, 2017 8:28 PM | Newsscroll