Dust storm hits several parts of the country, kills at least 30 people

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New Delhi, Apr 17 (UNI): At least 30 people have died and several others injured in the rains accompanied with dust storm in several parts of the country including Gujarat, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Manipur, officials said on Wednesday.
3.4 magnitude earthquake hits Maharashtra's Palghar, no casualty
Palghar, Apr 15 (IBNS): An earthquake measuring 3.4 on the Richter Scale hit Maharashtra's Palghar area on Monday.
Research suggests glaciers are disappearing and sea levels are rising
Ontario, Apr 15 (IBNS): As part of an international research collaboration, Queen’s University scientist and lead Canadian researcher Laura Thomson examined the contribution of Canadian glaciers and ice caps to global sea level rise.
4.7 earthquake hits Nicobar Islands
Port Blair, Apr 13 (IBNS): An earthquake measuring 4.7 on the Richter Scale hit Nicobar Islands region on Saturday morning, officials said.
Massive wildfire breaks in Manipur’s Tengnoupal district
Guwahati, Apr 12 (IBNS): A massive wildfire broke out in Manipur’s Tengnoupal district on Thursday evening.
‘The clock is ticking’ on meeting the Sustainable Development Goals, says UN deputy ch...
New York, Apr 12 (IBNS): Pointing to climate change, inequalities and other serious challenges, United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed told a forum on Thursday Development that “the clock is ticking” down, to making the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
4.5 magnitude earthquake hits Nicobar Islands
Port Blair, Apr 6 (IBNS): An earthquake measuring 4.5 on the Richter Scale hit Nicobar Islands Region in India on Saturday, officials said.
Mass decline in 'coral babies' at Great Barrier Reef, say scientists
Sydney, Apr 4 (UNI): The number of new corals on Australia's Great Barrier Reef has plunged by 89 per cent since unprecedented bleaching events in 2016 and 2017, scientists say.
Maharashtra: Water situation grim in Marathwada
Aurangabad, Apr 3 (UNI) Water situation has been worsening day by day across Maharashtra's Marathwada region as the ground water level is depleting due to severe drought, prompting authorities to deploy tankers.
Skymet predicts below normal Monsoon this year
New Delhi, Apr 3 (IBNS): Private weather forecaster Skymet on Wednesday said that India might experience 'below normal' Monsoon this year.
6.5 earthquake near Alaska, no casualties reported
Moscow, Apr 3 (Sputnik): A 6.5-magnitude earthquake was registered off the coast of Kiska island of the Aleutian Islands near Alaska on Tuesday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said.
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