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SL calls troops to evacuate and rescue p

Colombo, May 24 (IBNS): With over 68,000 families affected by the prevailing heavy monsoon rains in Sri Lanka, the government has called the tri-forces to rescue and evacuate people trapped in the flood and landslide-hit areas.

UN, Somali Government seek $80 million i

New York, May 21 (JEN): The United Nations and the Somali Government on Sunday launched a joint appeal for $80 million to provide immediate help for the people affected by recent flooding in the country’s centre and south.

ASSOCHAM-Reckitt Benckiser launch joint

Patiala, May 19 (IBNS): Apex industry body ASSOCHAM under the aegis of its Corporate Social Responsibility Foundation in collaboration with global consumer product company Reckitt Benckiser and Government of Punjab is launching a massive, year-long campaign aimed at raising public awareness on air pollution caused by burning crop residue in the state. 

Monson to hit Kerala on May 29: IMD pred

New Delhi, May 18 (IBNS): Indian weather forecasters on Friday said  e southwest monsoon is expected to set over Kerala on June 1.

Birmingham and Haryana sign agreement on

Birmingham, May 17 (IBNS): The University of Birmingham and the State Government of Haryana have signed an agreement to advance the use of ‘clean cold’ technology in India and help meet rising demand for cooling sustainably.

Deep depression intensifies into cycloni

New Delhi, May 17 (IBNS): The Union Ministry of Earth Sciences, on Thursday, issued a warning saying that a deep depression intensified into a cyclonic storm 'Sagar' has formed over the Gulf of Aden.

Union Ministry of Environment will certi

New Delhi, May 17 (IBNS): In the build-up to the World Environment Day 2018, the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) has formed 19 teams to take up cleaning of beaches, river fronts and lakes in the country. 

Storms kill 40 across India, Met office

New Delhi, May 14 (IBNS): At least 40 people have been killed across India as  thunderstorms and rain hit several parts of the nation on Sunday.

8 people die in lightning and thundersto

Guwahati, May 11 (IBNS): At least eight people were killed and several others were injured as lightning strikes and thunderstorm hit Assam in the last 48 hours. 

6.1 earthquake hits Afghanistan-Tajikist

Kabul/ New Delhi, May 9 (IBNS): An earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter Scale hit  Afghanistan-Tajikistan Border Region on Wednesday as tremors were also felt in parts of India, including New Delhi.

UN forum to coordinate global efforts to

New York, May 7 (IBNS): With extreme weather costing hundreds of billions a year and fears that by 2050, one in four people will be living in a country affected by severe water shortages, a global conference got underway on Monday convened by the United Nations meteorological agency to manage the precious resource more sustainably.

13 states put on storm alert, Haryana sc

New Delhi, May 7 (IBNS): At least 13 states and two union territories have been put on alert after met department predicted that thunderstorms and rain might hit parts of the country.

6.1 magnitude earthquake hits Philippine

Manila, May 5 (IBNS): An earthquake measuring 6.2 on the Richter Scale hit Philippines' luzon island on Saturday.

6.9 earthquake hits Hawaii, no casualty

Los Angeles, May 5 (IBNS): An earthquake measuring 6.9 on the Richter Scale hit  Big Island of Hawaii on Friday, as per the  U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) website.

Hottest April day ever recorded - maybe:

New York, May 5 (IBNS): Deadly storms in India and record temperatures in Pakistan are an indication that more extreme weather events are happening globally owing to climate change, United Nations weather experts said on Friday.

Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh may witness dus

Jaipur/New Delhi, May 4 (IBNS): Another  dust storm and thunderstorm might hit parts of Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh on Friday, Indian Met department officials predicted.

14 of world's 15 most polluted cities be

New Delhi, May 2 (IBNS): India has 14 out of 15 most polluted cities in the world in terms of PM 2.5 concentrations, the WHO global air pollution database released in Geneva for 2016 early on Wednesday revealed.

CSE says the WHO report on polluted citi

New Delhi, May 2 (IBNS): “The report by WHO is a warning about the serious and run-away pollution and public health emergency that confronts India today,” said Sunita Narain, director general, of New Delhi based Centre for Science and Environment (CSE).

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