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Landslide threatens Mont Blanc tunnel in Italy

Milan, April 23: A series of landslides over the past few days have disrupted traffic near Courmayeur, a renowned tourist resort in the Italian Alps, forcing temporarily closure of Mont Blanc tunnel, local reports said Tuesday.

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Earth Day 2014 with Green cities theme celebrated

Washington, April 22: More than a billion people around the world celebrated Earth Day Tuesday with the theme ‘Green Cities’ calling for transformation in the public transportation systems to make them more accessible, convenient, and clean fuel-run.

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Learn Japanese from this bird, for free!

London, April 22: Enrolled in a Japanese learning course and yet to understand the nitty-gritty involved with the language?

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Monkey as maths tutor for your kid!

New York, April 22: Go tell this to your kid who is throwing tantrums at learning maths.

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Free Mathura ashram deer, elephant: Wildlife activists

Mathura, April 22: Wildlife activists Tuesday demanded action against an ashram in Gokul-Mahavan for keeping 400 blackbucks and an elephant captive in violation of the Wildlife Protection Act.

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Norway teen living in cave to save environment

Oslo, April 21: A 19-year-old girl in Norway has been living in a cave for almost a year now as she wants to reduce her environmental impact to close to nothing, the media reported.

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Smart ways to green cities: Kolkata shows the way

Kolkata, April 21: From reclaiming parks and open spaces to promoting carpools and empowering rag-pickers to manage waste — denizens of this eastern metropolis are pitching in to make the city green.

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Five die in Odisha heat wave

Bhubaneswar, April 21: At least five people have died due to sunstroke in Odisha this summer, an official said Monday.

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Warm Sunday in Delhi, cloudy Monday likely

New Delhi, April 20: The national capital experienced a clear, warm weekend with the maximum temperature Sunday recorded 33.3 degree Celsius, four notches below the season’s average.

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