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Last updated: Friday, January 18, 2019 11:12:05 AM

Gangetic river dolphins in the Indian Sundarbans struggle with swelling salinity
Kolkata, Jan 18 (IANS/Mongabay) Indias national aquatic animal, the endangered Gangetic river dolphin (Platanista gangetica gangetica), is rarely visible in the waterways of the Indian Sundarbans. A study sheds light on the rise in salinity in the water and reduced freshwater flow for the mammals disappearing act in the iconic estuarine habitat.

Friday, January 18, 2019 11:12:05 AM

Leh avalanche: 10 trapped under snow
Srinagar, Jan 18 (IANS) Ten people were trapped under snow after an avalanche hit Leh district of Ladakh on Friday, police sources said.

Friday, January 18, 2019 10:54:04 AM

Millions of Fortnite players vulnerable to hacking: Researchers
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Nearly 80 million players of the popular online battle game Fortnite are at increased hacking risk, said researchers from cyber security firm Check Point who discovered vulnerabilities that can give hackers access into user accounts.

Friday, January 18, 2019 10:52:05 AM

Justice Maheshwari, Justice Khanna sworn in as SC Judges
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Justice Dinesh Maheshwari and Justice Sanjiv Khanna were on Friday sworn in as judges of the Supreme Court.

Friday, January 18, 2019 10:52:04 AM

Foggy Friday morning in Delhi
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) The national capital on Friday woke up to a cold, foggy morning with the minimum temperature recorded at 4.8 degrees Celsius, two notches below the season's average, the weather office said.

Friday, January 18, 2019 10:20:06 AM

J&K airports' audit report to get BCAS endorsement favouring CISF
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) The audit report of the highly sensitive Jammu, Srinagar and Leh airports is under final scrutiny of the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) that will send its endorsement "very soon" to the Union Home Ministry, to hand over the security responsibility of these airports to the CISF from the CRPF.

Friday, January 18, 2019 10:02:03 AM

Kashmir Valley braces for heavy snowfall
Srinagar, Jan 18 (IANS) The weather office on Friday said that heavy to very heavy snowfall will occur in the Kashmir Valley starting from Saturday.

Friday, January 18, 2019 9:48:04 AM

DGCA restricts P&W powered Airbus A320 Neo aircraft from flying to Port Blair
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Civil aviation regulator DGCA has restricted budget airlines IndiGo and GoAir's flight services operated on Airbus A320 Neo aircraft powered by Pratt & Whitney (P&W) engines to Port Blair.

Friday, January 18, 2019 1:34:05 AM

Jharkhand opposition parties to finalise alliance by month-end
Ranchi, Jan 18 (IANS) Jharkhand opposition parties on Thursday decided to give final shape to their alliance for the upcoming Lok Sabha and Assembly elections by the end of January.

Friday, January 18, 2019 12:12:08 AM

ECI wants action on fake election dates
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) After fake dates of 2019 Lok Sabha polls were circulated on social media, the Election Commission of India on Thursday directed the Chief Electoral Officer of Delhi to ask the police to investigate teh episode.

Thursday, January 17, 2019 11:58:04 PM

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