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Jammu sizzles at 44.1 degrees Celsius

Jammu, May 31 (UNI): The winter capital of the state on Friday witnessed hottest day of the season at maximum temperature touching 44.1 degrees Celsius.

31-May-2019
Japan adopts policy to reduce plastic wa

Tokyo, May 31 (Xinhua): A policy package was adopted by the Japanese government on Friday to reduce the amount of plastic waste the nation produces amid similar efforts worldwide and ahead of the Group of 20 (G20) summit in Osaka in June.

31-May-2019
‘Save Tuvalu; save the world’; UN ch

New York, May 30 (IBNS): Further inaction on climate change is “simply not an option”, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said on Wednesday in an opinion piece where he called for “rapid and deep change in how we do business, generate power, build cities and feed the world.”

30-May-2019
Mozambique cyclones a ‘wake-up call’

New York, May 30 (IBNS): The havoc caused by cyclones Idai and Kenneth across Mozambique is “a wake-up call” for vulnerable countries “to build resistance" against further high-impact tropical storms, coastal flooding and intense rainfall linked to climate change, according to the United Nations weather agency chief.

30-May-2019
Monitoring committee takes serious note

Chandigarh, May 29 (UNI): The monitoring committee constituted by National Green Tribunal under the chairmanship of Justice Pritam Pal, former judge, Punjab & Haryana High Court on Wednesday reviewed the progress of implementation of Action Plans for Clean River Sutlej, Beas & Ghaggar with stakeholder departments.

29-May-2019
Chandrapur sizzles at 47.8 deg C

Nagpur, May 29 (UNI) Chandrapur in Maharashtra recorded highest temperature of 47.8 degree Celsius on Tuesday, making it the hottest city in the world in the last 10 years, the MeT department said.

29-May-2019
End fossil fuel subsidies, and stop usin

New York, May 29 (IBNS): “We need to tax pollution, not people”, and “end subsidies for fossil fuels,” Secretary-General António Guterres told the World Summit of the R20 Coalition on Tuesday, a UN-supported environmental organization, founded by former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger.

29-May-2019
Nepal clears tonnes of trash from Mount

Kathmandu, May 28 (UNI) The Nepal Government has concluded its clean-up drive of the Mount Everest and said it had collected nearly 11 tonnes of trash that had piled up on the peak for decades.

28-May-2019
Heat wave likely to hit national capital

New Delhi, May 28 (UNI) The National Capital is likely to witness blatant heat in the days to come beginning Wednesday due to heat wave conditions with mercury expected to touch 45 degrees C on May 30.

28-May-2019
At least 2 killed in Peru quake

Lima, May 28 (Xinhua/UNI) A powerful earthquake that struck north Peru early Sunday has claimed its second victim, the National Emergency Operations Center (COEN) said on Monday.

28-May-2019
Vice President calls for equitable and p

New Delhi, May 22 (IBNS): Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu has called for achieving sustainable development that is equitable and people-centred and stressed the need for efficient and frugal use of natural resources.

22-May-2019
Heat wave conditions likely to prevail i

Hyderabad, May 22 (UNI) Heat wave conditions is likely to prevail at isolated pockets in all the districts of Telangana during the next 24 hours starting from 0830 hours this morning, Meteorological Department warned on Wednesday.

22-May-2019
5.8 magnitude earthquake hits Andaman an

Port Blair, May 22 (IBNS): An earthquake measuring 5.8 on the Richter Scale hit Andaman And Nicobar Islands on Wednesday, officials said.

22-May-2019
UN chief calls for ‘enlightened self-i

New York, May 19 (IBNS): Concluding a week-long visit to the South Pacific, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres called on the world’s decision-makers to make “enlightened” choices on climate action because “the whole planet” is at stake.

19-May-2019
Karnataka: Periyapatna, Nelamangala get

Bengaluru, May 18 (UNI) Pre-monsoon showers were reported in South Interior Karnataka as summer heat came down in the region while North Interior areas remained largely dry, according to a weather office report.

18-May-2019
Stop Tuvalu and ‘the world from sinkin

New York, May 18 (IBNS): Tuvalu “faces an existential threat from sea-level rise”, the United Nations chief said during his visit to the Pacific island nation on Friday whose highest point is less than five metres above the waves.

18-May-2019
Met forecasts thunderstorm with gusty wi

Hyderabad, May 16 (UNI): The meteorological department here on Thursday forecasted thunderstorm with gusty winds in Coastal Andhra Pradesh till May 19.

16-May-2019
Monsoon likely to set five days late on

New Delhi, May 15 (IBNS): The Indian Monsoon is likely to set on Kerala on June 6 , five days late from its normal onset date, as per India Meteorological Department website.

15-May-2019
7.6-magnitude quake near New Britain Isl

Beijing, May 14 (Xinhua): A 7.6-magnitude earthquake jolted an area near New Britain Island at 8:58 p.m. Tuesday (Beijing Time), according to the China Earthquake Networks Center.

14-May-2019
Monsoon to arrive in Kerala on June 4: S

New Delhi, May 14 (IBNS): Indian monsoon rains will reach Kerala by June 4, Skymet, India's private weather forecaster, said on Tuesday.

 

14-May-2019
Earthquake hits southwestern Greece; no

Athens, May 13 (Xinhua/UNI) An earthquake measuring 4.7 on the Richter scale hit southwestern Greece off the island of Zakynthos in the Ionian Sea on Monday, the Geodynamic Institute of the National Observatory of Athens announced. 

14-May-2019
Five people injured in earthquake in Pan

Mexico City, May 13 (Sputnik/UNI) Five people were injured in an earthquake in Panama, the country's national civil defence authority reported on Sunday.

13-May-2019
Magnitude-5.0 quake hits Lata, Solomon I

New York, May 13 (Xinhua/UNI) A 5.0-magnitude earthquake jolted 142 km SSW of Lata, Solomon Islands at 21:08:30 GMT on Sunday, the US Geological Survey said.

13-May-2019
About 15,000 people join rally in suppor

Brussels, May 12 (Sputnik) At least 15,000 people marched in Brussels on Sunday as part of a rally, dubbed Right(s) Now, which calls for action to achieve climate and social justice, Belgian police said on Sunday.

13-May-2019
Magnitude-6.1 quake hits Plaza de Caisan

New York, May 12 (Xinhua/UNI) A 6.1-magnitude earthquake jolted 7km SE of Plaza de Caisan, Panama at 19:24:52 GMT on Sunday, the US Geological Survey said.

13-May-2019
Cyclone Fani toll touches 64 in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, May 12 (UNI) Human casualty in the extremely severe cyclonic storm Fani which hit Puri coast on May 3 last devastating the coastal Odisha has so far claimed 64 lives.

12-May-2019
World Migratory Bird Day highlights dead

New York, May 12 (IBNS): Saturday marked World Migratory Bird Day which, this year, is raising awareness about the serious threats that plastic pollution poses to bird life, with a call for urgent measures to end the problem.

12-May-2019
Maharashtra: 2.6 magnitude earthquake hi

Palghar, May 12 (IBNS): An earthquake measuring 2.6 on the Richter Scale hit Maharashtra's  Palghar area on Sunday, officials said.

12-May-2019
Indian Summer: Showers bring respite fro

Jammu, May 11 (UNI) People in the winter capital of the state on Saturday heaved a sigh of relief after a light spell of rains brought down the mercury, which was above normal by five degrees.

11-May-2019
Climate change: ‘A moral, ethical and

New York, May 10 (IBNS): It is nothing less than a “moral, ethical and economic imperative” to take more action to mitigate the existential threat posed by climate change, said top executives from across the United Nations system on Thursday.

10-May-2019
Southwest Japan rocked by series of eart

Tokyo, May 10 (Xinhua/UNI) Miyazaki Prefecture on the southeast coast of Kyushu Island in southwest Japan was rocked by a series of earthquakes Friday morning, the country's weather agency said, although no tsunami warnings or advisories have been issued.

10-May-2019
Cyclone Fani: Adani Group to contribute

Bhubaneshwar, May 7 (UNI) Adani Group has committed Rs 25 crore to the Odisha Chief Minister’s Relief Fund to support the people affected by the recent spate of devastating cyclone, ‘Fani’.

07-May-2019
ICICI Bank contributes Rs. 10 crore towa

Bhubaneswar, May 7 (IBNS): ICICI Bank  on Tuesday announced that it has contributed Rs.10 crore to aid the state government and the local authorities in their efforts to provide relief and assistance in the areas affected by cyclone Fani in Odisha.

07-May-2019
World is ‘on notice’ as major UN rep

New York, May 7 (IBNS): A hard-hitting report into the impact of humans on nature shows that nearly one million species risk becoming extinct within decades, while current efforts to conserve the earth’s resources will likely fail without radical action, UN biodiversity experts said on Monday.

07-May-2019
Telangana: People reel under oppressive

Hyderabad, May 6 (UNI) People in Hyderabad and its twin Secunderabad experienced unbearably hot weather for the second consecutive day on Monday even as heat wave conditions persisted in parts of Telangana.

06-May-2019
River, interrupted!

Dams are opening up floodgates of ecological imbalance, says river cyclist Samrat Moulik who is on a mission to save the rivers and conserve water. Madhumita Mookerji catches up with the man who pedalled from Gangotri to Padma in Bangladesh to raise awareness

06-May-2019
5.2 magnitude earthquake hits India-Myan

Guwahati, May 4 (IBNS): Tremors were felt in Assam and other north east states as 5.2 magnitude earthquake Myanmar-India Border Region on Saturday, officials said.

04-May-2019
After India, Cyclone Fani now moves towa

Kolkata, May 4 (UNI)The fast weakening cyclone Fani proved virtually harmless as it passed through West Bengal and headed towards north-east and Bangladesh early this morning.

04-May-2019
Cyclone Fani : Alert in Assam

Guwahati, May 4 (IBNS): In the wake of the devastating cyclone Fani that hit in Odisha and West Bengal, the Assam government has taken adequate measures and put in high alert across the state.

04-May-2019
Cyclone Fani hits India, UN moves to pro

New York, May 4 (IBNS): One of the strongest storms to batter India in decades made landfall near the northeastern coastal city of Puri on Friday morning. UN agencies are monitoring Cyclone Fani’s movements closely and taking measures to protect families living in refugee camps in Bangladesh, which is on alert.

04-May-2019
After Odisha, cyclone Fani hits West Ben

Kolkata, May 4 (IBNS/UNI): After destroying normal life in Odisiha, where it made a landfall on Friday, cyclone Fani hit neighbouring West Bengal on Saturday morning.

04-May-2019
Cyclone Fani: Indian Navy intensifies re

New Delhi, May 3 (UNI): As cyclone Fani crossed the coast south of Puri in Odisha on Friday morning, Eastern Naval Command (ENC) intensified Rescue Operations in areas between Chilika and Puri.

03-May-2019
Fani causes rainfall in Jharkhand, govt

Ranchi, May 3 (UNI): Several areas of Jharkhand have received rainfall due to the cyclonic storm Fani, providing much-needed relief from the hot weather to the people of the state.

03-May-2019
Fani to weaker into 'severe cyclonic sto

New Delhi/ Bhubaneswar/Kolkata, May 3 (IBNS):  The very severe cyclonic storm Fani is very likely to continue to move north-northeastwards and weaken further into a 'severe cyclonic storm' in the next six hours, officials said on Friday.

03-May-2019
North East states put on alert over Cycl

Guwahati, May 3 (UNI) With cyclonic storm ‘Fani’ likely to touch the North Eastern states, alert has been sounded in the three states of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and Meghalaya, while Manipur and Nagaland have also been put on watch.

03-May-2019
Rajasthan: 3 earthquake hits Nagaur, no

Jaipur, May 3 (IBNS): An earthquake measuring 3 on the Richter Scale hit Rajasthan’s Nagaur  area on Friday, officials said.

03-May-2019
Himachal Pradesh: 4.2 earthquake hits Ma

Mandi, May 3 (IBNS): An earthquake measuring 4.2 on the Richter Scale hit Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh on Friday, officials said.

03-May-2019
Magnitude- 6.1 earthquake strikes off So

Sydney, May 3 (Xinhua/UNI): An earthquake measuring 6.1 magnitude struck in waters 145 km northeast off Buala, Solomon Islands on Friday, according to the US Geological Survey.

03-May-2019
Fani weakens into very severe cyclonic s

Hyderabad, May 3 (UNI) The extremely severe cyclonic storm 'Fani' weakened into a very severe cyclonic storm and lay centered at 1130 hours on Friday near Latitude 20.2 degree North and Longitude 85.9 degree East over Coastal Odisha about 10 km to East of Bhubaneswar and 20 km to the South of Cuttack.

03-May-2019
Manipur continues to be on alert on fear

Imphal, May 3 (UNI) Manipur continued to be on alert as there was fear of strong wind and heavy rainfall lashing the state.

03-May-2019
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