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Magnitude 4.0 quake hits Himachal Prades

Shimla/UNI: An earthquake of magnitude 4.0 hit parts of Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh on Tuesday, no report of loss of any property and life reported.

29-Apr-2020
Huge Asteroid to pass by Earth today

Hyderabad/UNI: A huge Asteroid called "52768 (1998 OR2)" will have “closest approach to earth”, passing at distance of 0.42 AU i.e. 62,90,364 km, at 1526 hours on Wednesday.

29-Apr-2020
Magnitude 4.0 magnitude earthquake jolts

Gangtok/UNI: A mild earthquake of 4.0 magnitude jolted Sikkim today.

26-Apr-2020
Fall in COVID-linked carbon emissions wo

New York/IBNS: An expected drop in greenhouse gas emissions linked to the global economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic is only “short-term good news”, the head of the UN weather agency said on Wednesday.

23-Apr-2020
Lockdown effect: NO2 level reduces sharp

Hyderabad/UNI: Dr M Rajeevan, Secretary, Ministry of Earth Science, Government of India has said that Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) level in the air have drastically reduced during lockdown period.

22-Apr-2020
International Day of Mother Earth: PM Na

New Delhi/IBNS: Indian PM Narendra Modi on Wednesday wished the nation on  International Day of Mother Earth and appreciated those people working at the forefront to defeat COVID-19.

22-Apr-2020
COVID-19 environmental roll back ‘irra

New York/IBNS: Countries must not use the COVID-19 pandemic as an excuse to weaken environmental protection and enforcement, a UN independent human rights expert said on Wednesday.

16-Apr-2020
Tracking sewage to surveil COVID-19

Researchers are in the preliminary stages of investigating wastewater for the presence of the novel coronavirus as an environmental surveillance mechanism, reports Mongabay-India correspondent Sahana Ghosh

15-Apr-2020
Delhi: 3.5 magnitude earthquake hits nat

New Delhi/UNI: An earthquake measuring 3.5 on the Richter scale hit Delhi NCR on Sunday evening, according to National Seismology Centre.

12-Apr-2020
Earthquake hits Delhi, NCR

New Delhi/IBNS: Earthquake tremors were felt in Delhi and National Capital Region on Sunday.

12-Apr-2020
Fight against desert locust swarms goes

New York/IBNS: Sustained efforts to contain East Africa’s worst invasion of desert locusts in decades are forging ahead, despite limits on the flow of personnel and equipment stemming from the global COVID-19 pandemic, the UN food agency said Friday.

10-Apr-2020
3.9-magnitude quake hits western Mongoli

Ulan Bator/Xinhua/UNI:  A 3.9-magnitude earthquake hit the western Mongolian province of Khovd early Monday, according to the country's Institute of Astronomy and Geophysics.

06-Apr-2020
Himachal Pradesh: Moderate earthquake hi

Shimla/UNI: Moderate tremor hit parts of Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh on Monday no report of loss of any property and life reported.

06-Apr-2020
First person: COVID-19 is not a silver l

New York/IBNS: Greenhouse gas emissions are down and air quality has gone up, as governments react to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the head of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), Inger Andersen, has cautioned against viewing this as a boon for the environment. In this First Person editorial, Ms. Andersen calls instead for a profound, systemic shift to a more sustainable economy that works for both people and the planet.

05-Apr-2020
Key COP26 climate summit postponed to â€

New York/IBNS: With no end in sight to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, the UN climate change talks which were due to take place in Scotland later in the year, have been postponed until October 2021.

03-Apr-2020
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