Washington: National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) said on Saturday it once again postponed the launch of Artemis 1 unmanned moon mission, scheduled for Tuesday, as tropical storm Ian is edging toward the US coast.
Tokyo/UNI: Typhoon Talas has resulted in the death of two people, left one person missing and three others injured in Japan's central Shizuoka Prefecture, Kyodo news agency reported on Saturday.
New York: The UN Human Rights Committee found on Friday that Australia’s failure to adequately protect indigenous Torres Islanders against climate change impacts, has violated their rights to enjoy their culture, free from “arbitrary interference” with their private life, family and home.
Guwahati: Two elephants, including a calf, stuck in a well were rescued by forest officials with the help of locals at Mariani area in Assam’s Jorhat district.
Jakarta: A 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck off Indonesia's western province of Aceh on Saturday morning, but did not leave casualties or damages, an official said.
New York: During a private meeting of Heads of State and Government, held on Wednesday at UN Headquarters in New York, UN Secretary-General António Guterres called for more action and leadership to tackle the climate crisis, warning that efforts to keep the rise in global temperatures to 1.5 degrees above pre-industrial levels is “on life support”.
New York: Millions of people in Pakistan are still deeply affected by catastrophic flooding which “is not going anywhere”, UN relief agencies said on Tuesday.
Chennai: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will be launching UK-based One Web's 36 satellites in an exclusive commercial launch using its heavy indigenous rocket GSLV-MKIII from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota SDSC-SHAR.
Mexico City: A 7.7 magnitude earthquake shook west-central Mexico on Monday, causing some structural damage on the anniversary of two previous major earthquakes in 1985 and 2017.
Tokyo: Two people were reported dead and another missing on Monday after powerful typhoon Nanmadol landed in Japan's southwestern region of Kyushu, bringing rain and gales, local media reported.
Taipei: An earthquake measuring 6.9 on the Richter Scale hit Taiwan on Sunday, triggering panic in the region where it was felt.
New York: As the Montreal Protocol to Protect the Ozone Layer turns 35 on Friday, World Ozone Day, the United Nations has said that continuing the level of cooperation that led to the treaty’s adoption and success is just what is needed to protect life on Earth, end the climate crisis and ensure a brighter future for us all.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi began his 72nd birthday by releasing eight cheetahs from Namibia in Madhya Pradesh's Kuno National Park Saturday in an ambitious project to reintroduce the animals in the South Asian nation after their extinction some 70 years ago.
Gwalior: As many as eight cheetahs have arrived in India from Namibia and soon they will be released in Kuno National Park in Madhya Pradesh on Saturday.
Windhoek/IBNS: Eight Namibian cheetahs will be ferried to India in the Boeing 747-400 flight after which they will be released by PM Narendra Modi at Madhya Pradesh's Kuno National Park on Sept.17.