June 18, 2024 08:06 (IST)
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Indian-origin astronaut Sunita Williams and her colleague face trouble following detection of 'specebug' at space station

Indian-origin astronaut Sunita Williams and her colleague Butch Wilmore successfully entered the International Space Station after docking their Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft on June 6 but they are now facing a superbug challenge.

Aditya L1 captures images of Sun during solar fury, ISRO releases pictures of the celestial event

Two onboard remort sensing instruments preset in the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)'s Aditya-L1 spacecraft have captured the recent solar fury.

World heading towards new temperature records, warns WMO

At least one of the years between now and 2028 will very likely set a new temperature record, breaking through the crucial 1.5°C temperature limit, the UN weather agency, WMO, said on Wednesday.

Break free from pollution, climate chaos and ‘biodiversity decimation’, UN chief urges

The UN Secretary-General has called for safeguarding Earth’s vital ecosystems from rampant pollution, worsening climate impacts and “biodiversity decimation”.

Flood situation improves slightly in Assam, over 5 lakh people affected

The flood situation in Assam has slightly improved but over 5.35 lakh people in 13 districts, including 1.45 lakh children, are still affected.

Magnitude 5.9 earthquake strikes Japan's Noto region, no injury reported

An earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter Scale hit Japan's Noto region in Ishikawa prefecture early Monday (June 3, 2024), the country's weather agency said.

China: Chang'e-6 lunar lander touches down on far side of moon to collect sample

Elevating its space status, China’s Chang’e-6 lunar lander on Sunday touched down on the far side of the moon.

Prevailing heat wave conditions over Northwest, Central and East India may abate gradually during next 2-3 days: IMD

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted prevailing heatwave conditions over Northwest, Central & East India are likely to abate gradually during next 2-3 days.

Powerful solar storm headed towards Earth, likely to cause blackouts

A powerful stream of energised particles (called solar storm) released by the Sun is headed towards the Earth having the potential to radio blackouts and aurora borealis or northern lights.

Delhi registers record-breaking 52.3 degrees Celsius temperature

There seems to be no respite from sweltering heat this year with the national capital New Delhi recording the highest-ever temperature at 52.3 degrees Celsius on Wednesday.

Pakistan reels under extreme heatwave, highest temperature touches 52 degrees in Mohenjodaro

Heatwave conditions firmly gripped Pakistan, disrupting normal life in the country, with the mercury level touching around  52 degrees Celsius in archaeologically crucial Mohenjodaro, as per Met office.

Cyclone Remal weakens, leaves trail of destruction in Bengal

Heavy rains and strong winds triggered by Cyclone Remal uprooted trees and destroyed thatched houses in several districts of West Bengal, mainly in coastal areas, on Monday.

Cyclone Remal: Landfall process begins over West Bengal, Bangladesh

The landfall process of severe Cyclonic Storm 'Remal' started over the coastal areas of Bangladesh and West Bengal on Sunday, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.

Cyclone Remal likely to make landfall in Bengal tonight, flight ops suspended

New Delhi/IBNS: Severe cyclonic storm Remal is expected to make landfall between West Bengal's Sagar Island and Bangladesh's Khepupara at midnight on Sunday, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

Now an Earth-like exoplanet found 40 light years away

Astronomers have made the rare and tantalising discovery of an Earth-like exoplanet 40 light-years away that may be just a little warmer than our own world.