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7.2 earthquake hits Russia Moscow, Jan 31 (IBNS): An earthquake measuring 7.2 earthquake hit Russia on Saturday. 31-Jan-2016
Kolkata residents breathe in air which h Kolkata, Jan 30 (IBNS): New Delhi-based research and advocacy agency Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has analysed the official ambient air quality monitoring in Kolkata. 30-Jan-2016
Rajasthan launches country's largest cro Kolkata/Jhalawar, Jan 28 (Just Earth News/IBNS): Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Thursday launched Mukhya Mantri Jal Swavlamban Abhiyan (MJSA), the country’s largest water conservation campaigns in rural areas. 28-Jan-2016
Blizzard batters USA, more than 13,000 f Washington/New Delhi, Jan 26 (IBNS) The three day long blizzard have not only left USA battered but have also cancelled a whooping 13,000 flights, according to reports. 26-Jan-2016
'2015 is hottest year on record' - UN we New York, Jan 26 (Just Earth News/IBNS): The global average surface temperature in 2015 broke all previous records by a strikingly wide margin, according to the United Nations World Meteorological Organization (WMO), which announced on Monday that for the first time on record, temperatures were about 1 degree Celsius above the pre-industrial era. 26-Jan-2016
6.1 earthquake hits Mediterranean Al Hoceima, Jan 25 (IBNS): An earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter Scale hit the Mediterranean between Morocco and Spain on Monday, officials said. 25-Jan-2016
7.1 earthquake hits Alaska Alaska, Jan 24 (Just Earth News/IBNS): An earthquake measuring 7.1 on the Richter Scale hit southern Alaska on Sunday, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said. 24-Jan-2016
NASA sees major winter storm headed for California, Jan 21 (JEN/IBNS) The low pressure area from the Eastern Pacific Ocean moved into the western U.S. and tracked across the four corners region into Texas where NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite observed the clouds associated with the storm. 21-Jan-2016
Mamata Banerjee inaugurates wildlife saf Siliguri, Jan 21 (notintown.net/IBNS): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday inaugurated a wildlife safari park- North Bengal Wild Animals Park- near Siliguri town. 21-Jan-2016
6.4 earthquake hits China Beijing, Jan 21 (IBNS): An earthquake measuring 6.4 on the Richter Scale hit China's Qinghai province on Thursday, media reports said. 21-Jan-2016
Ravi Chellam appointed as Greenpeace Ind New Delhi, Jan 20 (IBNS): Greenpeace India has appointed environmentalist Ravi Chellam as its Executive Director. 20-Jan-2016
Cabinet approves amendments in Power Tar New Delhi, Jan 20 (IBNS) The Union Cabinet by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday approved the proposal of the Ministry of Power for amendments in the Tariff Policy. 20-Jan-2016
Churchgate Station toilets undergo clean Mumbai, Jan 19 (JEN): Millions of Mumbaikars using toilets at the Churchgate Station, one of India’s busiest railway stations, will now be able to access more hygienic and cleaner restrooms. 19-Jan-2016
5.4 earthquake hits Taiwan Beijing, Jan 19 (IBNS) An earthquake measuring 5.4 on the Richter Scale hit Taiwan on Tuesday, officials said. 19-Jan-2016
Environment ministry notifies revised st New Delhi, Jan 15 (IBNS): The Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change has notified the revised standards for Common Effluent Treatment Plants (CETPs) operating at various industrial clusters in the country. 15-Jan-2016
6.7 earthquake hits Japan, no casualty Tokyo, Jan 14 (JEN/IBNS): An earthquake measuring 6.7 hit Japan on Thursday, officials said. 14-Jan-2016
Beijing to give up coal usage by 2020 to Beijing, Jan 13 (IBNS) China plans to end coal-usage in Beijing and its neighbouring areas by 2020 to reduce air pollution and improve air quality. 13-Jan-2016
Over 45 whales dies in TN beach Tuticorin, Jan 13 (IBNS) At least 45 whales have died out of the 100 whales that washed up ashore in a beach in Tamil Nadu's Tuticorin disctict on Monday night. 13-Jan-2016
100 whales wash up at beach in Tamil Nad Tuticorin, Jan 12 (IBNS) Around 100 whales are stranded on a beach in Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu since last night, media reports said. 12-Jan-2016
Breaking 115 years' record, Kolkata obse Kolkata, Jan 10 (IBNS): Breaking the record of past 115 years, the highest temperature was recorded in Kolkata on Sunday. 10-Jan-2016
Beijing: City to shut down 2,500 polluti Beijing, Jan 10 (IBNS) In a move to curb down air pollution that is currently plaguing Beijing, the city's municipal government is planning to put a lock on 2,500 firms by the end of this year, according to the state run Xinhua News Agency. 10-Jan-2016
Odd-even rule: AAP govt may extend 15-da New Delhi, Jan 8 (IBNS) Amid debates, the Delhi government on Friday told the Delhi High Court that it might extend the odd-even scheme for more than the current 15-day trial period. 08-Jan-2016
Oil PSUs to invest Rs 28,750 Cr for swit New Delhi, Jan 6 (IBNS): Dharmendra Pradhan, Minister of State (IC), Petroleum & Natural Gas, in a meeting, on Wednesday informed that Oil PSUs will invest about Rs. 28,750 Crores for switching over to BS-VI auto fuels in an attempt to curb vehicular pollution. 06-Jan-2016
Government makes move for faster impleme New Delhi, Jan 6 (IBNS): The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has approved the proposal for taking up Hybrid Annuity based Public Private Partnership (PPP) model under Namami Gange Programme which aims to reform the waste water sector in India. 06-Jan-2016
Cabinet Secretary takes stock of ongoin New Delhi, Jan 5 (IBNS) Cabinet Secretary P. K. Sinha chaired a meeting of the National Crisis Management Committee here on Tuesday to take stock of ongoing Relief operations in earthquake-hit Manipur. 05-Jan-2016
Earthquake disrupts train service in N-E Kolkata, Jan 4 (IBNS): Train service in Indian Railway's North-East division was disrupted on Monday due to moderate earthquake which hit Manipur, reports said. 04-Jan-2016
6.7 earthquake hits Manipur, 1 killed New Delhi/Imphal, Jan 4 (IBNS) At least one person was killed and more than 30 others were injured as an earthquake measuring 6.7 on the Richter Scale hit Manipur on Monday. 04-Jan-2016
6.7 earthquake hits Manipur New Delhi/Imphal, Jan 4 (IBNS): An earthquake measuring 6.7 on the Richter Scale rocked Tamenglong district of Manipur on Monday, officials said. 04-Jan-2016
6.8 earthquake hits near India-Myanmar b New Delhi, Jan 4 (IBNS): Strong earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter Scale hit near India-Myanmar border on Monday, officials said. 04-Jan-2016
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