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3.8 magnitude earthquake hits Haryana today, tremors felt in Delhi

New Delhi/IBNS: An earthquake measuring 3.8 magnitudes on the Richter Scale was recorded in Haryana's Jhajjar with tremors felt in Delhi and surrounding areas on Sunday morning, the National Center for Seismology said.

Floods in Philippines leave 32 dead

Manila/UNI: The death toll from heavy rain and floods triggered by a shear line in the Philippines has climbed to 32, according to the government data released on Thursday.

Floods of Fury Crush Tourism Earners in India and Pakistan

Fatalism and hope hang heavy in the air as Pakistan and India battle nature’s fury dealing a big blow to the small-scale earners in the tourism industry. Iffat Hasan Rizvi, K Rajendran and Sai Manish report from the two sides of the border

IIT Guwahati researchers report an efficient multifunctional enzyme that can breakdown woody biomass for conversion to bioethanol fuel

Guwahati: Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati researchers have studied the efficacy of a specific bacterial endoglucanase enzyme, RfGH5_4 from Ruminococcus flavefaciens in breaking down woody biomatter into simple sugar that can be fermented efficiently to produce bioethanol – a promising renewable fuel that can replace petroleum-based fuel systems.

Philippines floods: Death toll touches 13

Manila: The death toll from heavy rain and floods triggered by shear lines in the Philippines has climbed to 13, said the government's disaster agency on Tuesday.

Death toll due to heavy winter storm across US rises to 50

Washington: At least 50 people had died in the United States by Monday morning as a result of heavy winter storm-related incidents, media reported.

WMO releases ‘tell-tale signs’ of extreme weather conditions around the world

New York: From extreme floods to heat and drought, weather and climate-related disasters have affected millions and cost billions this year, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said on Friday, describing the “tell-tale signs and impacts” of intensified climate change.

Toronto surpasses target for 2020 Greenhouse Gas Emissions, calls for ambitious future targets

Toronto/IBNS: 2020 Sector-based Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions Inventory, which tracks Toronto’s progress towards its GHG reduction targets has been released showing the city's community-wide emissions in 2020 was 43 per cent lower than in 1990, which exceeds the 2020 target of a 30 per cent reduction.

10-year-old girl dies in leopard attack in Maharashtra's Kolhapur

Kolhapur/UNI: A 10-year-old girl was mauled to death by a leopard at Kedarlingwadi In Shahuwadi tehsil of Kohlapur district in Maharashtra on Wednesday.

UN conference concludes with ‘historic’ deal to protect a third of the world’s biodiversity

New York: The UN Biodiversity Conference, COP15, concluded early on Monday in Montreal, Canada, with a landmark agreement to protect 30 per cent of the planet’s lands, coastal areas and inland waters by the end of the decade.

Cold wave sweeps Odisha, Udayagiri records 5 degree Celsius

Bhubaneswar/UNI: Cold wave conditions prevailed in almost half of the 30 districts in Odisha with mercury dipped to as low as 5 degree Celsius in  Udayagiri in Kandhamal district.

Freezing cold, dry weather continues in Kashmir

Srinagar/UNI: Freezing cold coupled with dry weather and a drop in night temperature continues in Kashmir valley on Sunday.

Global cholera surge likely accelerated by climate change: WHO

Geneva/UNI: Climate change has driven an unprecedented number of more deadly cholera outbreaks around the world this year, World Health Organisation (WHO) said.

Himachal Pradesh: Earthquake of magnitude 3.4 hits Kinnaur district

Shimla: The villages of Kinnuar district of Himachal Pradesh along with India-Tibet International border jolted by a 3.40 magnitude earthquake last night, Indian Meteorological Department informed.

Indonesia earthquake death toll rises to 602

Jakarta/UNI: The number of people killed by last month's earthquake in the Indonesian province of West Java has been confirmed at 602 after final tabulation, the Cianjur county government said on Friday.