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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.

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.

Magnitude 4.0 magnitude earthquake jolts

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

Earthquake hits Delhi, NCR

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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