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Boman Irani joins 83 cast

New Delhi, Aug 27 (UNI) Actor Boman Irani will be seen playing the role of former cricketer-commentator Farokh Engineer in Kabir Khan's sports drama '83, featuring Ranveer Singh.

Spell of heavy to very heavy rainfall co

Gandhingar, Aug 27 (UNI) About 144 talukas in 25 districts of east central Gujarat received heavy to very heavy rainfall on Tuesday, with Chhota Udepur recording the maximum shower at 166 mm.

Brazil to discourage using fire for land

Rio De Janeiro, Aug 27 (Xinhua/UNI) In view of the ongoing devastating wildfires in Amazon rainforest, Brazilian Agriculture Minister Tereza Cristina Dias said Monday the government will try to discourage the practice of using fire to clear land for crops and cattle.

UN chief appeals to G7 leaders for ‘st

New York, Aug 27 (IBNS): People all over the world are calling for a shift towards a greener, cleaner future, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Monday, stressing that “we have the tools to address the climate emergency, but we need more political will.”

Amazon fire: Six Brazil states ask for m

Brasilia, Aug 25 (UNI) Six states in Brazil’s Amazon region have requested military help to combat record fires that are tearing through the rainforest, provoking an international outcry because of its central role in combating global warming.

Let's discuss Amazon fire incident in th

Paris, Aug 23 (IBNS): The wildfires raging in the Amazon forest for the past three weeks have caught the attention of global political leaders, including French President Emmanuel Macron, who called the incident as an 'international crisis'.

4.6 magnitude earthquake hits Nicobar Is

Port Blair, Aug 21 (IBNS): An earthquake measuring 4.6 on the Richter Scale hit Nicobar Islands on Wednesday.

‘Invisible’ crisis of water quality

New York, Aug 21 (IBNS): Deteriorating water quality worldwide is slashing the economic potential of heavily polluted areas, according to a new World Bank report, released on Tuesday. It also warns that the “invisible crisis of water quality” is threatening human and environmental well-being.

Negotiating legally-binding agreement to

New York, Aug 21 (IBNS): While the world’s oceans contain some 200,000 identified living species, the actual numbers could reach the millions ­­– all exposed to the dangers of climate change, pollution and over-exploitation. To stem these threats, the United Nations is meeting to negotiate a treaty that would protect three-quarters of the earth’s surface by 2030.

4.2 magnitude earthquake hits Gujarat, n

Gandhinagar, Aug 19 (UNI) A moderate intensity earthquake, measuring 4.2 on the Richter scale, hit the Kutch district of Gujarat on Monday.

Rain lashes north India, 30 killed

Shimla, Aug 19 (IBNS): At least 30 people have died and several others were missing as rain triggered massive damages to roads and buildings in several parts of North India over the weekend.

Himachal Pradesh: 18 killed in rain-rela

Shimla, Aug 18 (IBNS): Rain-related incidents have left 18 people killed in Himachal Pradesh, media reports said on Sunday.

Kolkata: Heavy rains disrupt normal life

Kolkata, Aug 17 (IBNS): Heavy rains have disrupted normal life in Kolkata as several streets across the city have been watrelogged.


Environmental protection moves ‘closer

New York, Aug 17 (IBNS): The UN environment agency and human rights office (OHCHR) signed a landmark new agreement on Friday aimed at better protecting vulnerable human and environmental rights defenders and their families, while increasing protection for people and the places where they live, across the world. 

Andhra Pradesh on high alert over rising

Vijaywada, Aug 14 (IBNS): After Kerala and Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh is now on high alert over the rising water levels in Krishna river, media reports said.

4.2 magnitude earthquake hits Kashmir, n

Srinagar, Aug 13 (IBNS): An earthquake measuring 4.2 on the Richter Scale hit Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday, officials said.

3.2 magnitude earthquake hits Maharashtr

Mumbai, Aug 13 (IBNS): An earthquake measuring 3.2 on the Richter Scale hit Maharashtra's Palghar district on Tuesday, officials said.

4.8-magnitude earthquake hits off Crete

Athens, Aug 12 (Xinhua/UNI) An earthquake measuring 4.8 on the Richter scale hit off Crete island in Greece's Aegean Sea on Monday, causing no injuries or extensive material damage, authorities said.

Himachal Pradesh to receive heavy rainfa

Shimla, Aug 10 (UNI) The Met Office on Saturday issued warnings of heavy rainfall at isolated places and widespread rainfall in three to four days in Himachal Pradesh.

Intense rainfall submerges Mumbai, heavy

Mumbai, Aug 4 (UNI) The intense spells of rain, which were continuing since Saturday, have battered this metropolis, by hampering it's rail services and inundating several commercial suburbs, dotting the commercial capital of the country, also called the Maximum City.

3.6 magnitude earthquake hits Kolkata, o

Kolkata, Aug 3 (IBNS): An earthquake measuring 3.6 on the Richter Scale hit Kolkata on Saturday, officials said.

Rising salinity of Hooghly river helps r

Kolkata, Aug 3 (UNI) Rising salinity of the Hooghly river has helped the regrowth of mangroves in Kolkata.

West Bengal: Light tremors felt in Kolka

Kolkata, Aug 3 (IBNS): Light tremors were felt in West Bengal's capital city Kolkata on Saturday, reports said.

Light tremors felt in Kolkata, no casual

Kolkata, Aug 3 (IBNS): Light tremors were felt in Kolkata and other parts of south Bengal on Saturday, reports said.

New Zealand announces climate action pla

Wellington, Aug 3 (Xinhua/UNI) New Zealand Climate Change Minister James Shaw on Saturday released the government's Climate Action Plan in response to the Productivity Commission's inquiry into the low emissions economy.

Moderate to heavy rains lash Himachal Pr

Shimla, Aug 3 (UNI) Moderate to heavy rains lashed parts of Himachal Pradesh in the past 24 hours, affecting normal life.

Heavy rains hits Mumbai, Thane

Mumbai, Aug 3 (UNI) Normal life was thrown out of gear following heavy rains in Mumbai on Saturday.

A dangerously hot climate, simmering pol

New York, Aug 2 (IBNS): Global warming and rising political tensions are dangerous and avoidable, Secretary-General António Guterres told reporters on Thursday, previewing the UN’s upcoming Climate Action Summit, and spotlighting geopolitical hotspots.

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