East India Environment Nature

Assam Flood : Rivers cross danger marks, 93 death , 2.8millions Assamese affected , centre govt imbibe mercilessly

The flood situation in Assam further deteriorated on Thursday 23 July) with four more persons losing their lives, taking the toll to 93, even as the number of people affected rose to 28.32 lakh across 26 districts, officials said. People in the state of Assam affected by flood complained both BJP governed state and centre Read More…

Agriculture Environment Nature

Swarms of locusts attack Gurugram ..Delhi under alert

Skies in several areas of Gurugram were covered with the crop-destroying desert locusts. The locusts were seen in condominiums such as Beverly Park, Garden Estate and Heritage City.   Around 10 days ago, farmers of 70 villages were imparted training with the help of Krishi Vigyan Kendra to deal with the locusts and safeguard their Read More…

East India Environment Nature

Baghjan Oil Field Fire : Army completed composite bridge for dousing unabated fire

Assam government civil administration sought assistance from Indian Army for bridge at the blow out site of Well Number 5 in Baghjan Oil Field in Assam. This construction of a composite bridge been completed on Monday by Army . The bridge has provided the much-needed impetus to the ongoing disaster relief efforts. A special team Read More…

Environment Nature

Heavy Rainfall Kerala 11 districts received yellow alert from IMD

Most parts of Kerala have been receiving heavy rainfall since Saturday evening and the Indian Meteorological Department has sounded yellow alert for 11 districts for next couple of days.   Alappuzha, Kottayam, Pathanamthitta, Ernakulam, Idukki, Thrissur, Malappuram, Kozhikode, Kannur and Kasargod are expected to get heavy rainfall. These districts will get heavy rainfall of 64.5 Read More…

Corona Virus Environment Health South India

Wastewater based epidemiology a tool for COVID-19 monitor : Study by IIT researchers

Researchers in India detected genetic material of the SARS-CoV-2 virus in wastewater, a breakthrough that paves the way for using wastewater-based epidemiology (WBE) for real-time surveillance of COVID-19 in the country. The study, led by group of young scientists in IIT-Gandhinagar, found that increased gene copies of the virus in Ahmedabad’s wastewater matched the incidence Read More…