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Russia to conduct first space launch in 2023 on Feb 5: Space Center

Moscow/UNI: Russia's first space launch in 2023 will take place on Feb 5, when a Proton-M rocket will carry the fourth Elektro–L meteorological satellite into orbit, the Yuzhny Space Center of the Baikonur cosmodrome said.

Himachal Pradesh: 2.7 magnitude quake hits Chamba

Shimla: Magnitude 2.7 earthquake hit Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh on Saturday morning, Indian Meterogical Department said in a press statement .

Tibet: Death toll from avalanche reaches 28

Beijing: The search and rescue operation following an avalanche in the Tibet Autonomous Region in western China has ended and finalized the death toll at 28, the state-run China Central Television (CCTV) reported, citing local emergency services.

UN experts to intervene in Zambia lead pollution case

New York: A South African court has allowed a group of UN-appointed experts to intervene in a class action lawsuit against a mining company based in Zambia, the UN human rights office, OHCHR, reported on Thursday.

Afghanistan: Extreme weather leaves 78 people dead

Kabul: A statistics revealed by the Ministry for Disaster Management has shown at least 78 people have died from extreme cold exposure across the country over the past nine days.

Climate activist Greta Thunberg detained in German village for protesting against coal mine expansion

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg was detained along with other protesters by police on Tuesday at a protest against coal mine expansion in the west German village of Lützerath, media reports said.

Delhi records season's lowest temp at 1.4 degrees today, IMD issues yellow alert

New Delhi/UNI: As another cold wave spell sets over Northwest India, Delhi has recorded the season's lowest temperature of 1.4 degrees on Monday.

6.2-magnitude earthquake hits Indonesia

Jakarta: An earthquake measuring 6.2-magnitude hit Indonesia's western province of Aceh on Monday morning, but did not trigger a tsunami, the country's meteorology, climatology and geophysics agency said.

Cold wave to drop temperatures in Delhi, NCR to 3 degrees Celsius next week: IMD

New Delhi/IBNS: A cold wave, predicted to hit Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR) next week, will bring down the temperatures to as low as 3 degrees Celcius.

Water’s a ‘dealmaker’ for multilateral cooperation and the SDGs

New York: Water can be a “dealmaker” for stability and cooperation as well as for the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals, speakers from the co-hosts of the upcoming UN 2023 Water Conference said on Friday.

5.3-magnitude quake strikes western Indonesia

Jakarta: An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.3 rocked off Indonesia's western province of Bengkulu on Saturday morning, the country's meteorology, climatology and geophysics agency said.

Kangra Valley and Chamba rocked

Kangra:An earthquake measuring 2.8 on the Richter Scale hit  Kangra valley on Saturday and lasted for a few seconds.

Uttarakhand's sinking town: What went wrong in Joshimath

Nearly 700 buildings in Joshimath, a culturally and historically important holy town in Uttarakhand, have developed cracks. Local authorities are evacuating residents. Joshimath is ecologically fragile as it is built on an ancient landslide site. It always had a low bearing capacity. The unplanned construction of dams, tunnels, and roads has led to the current problem. Mongabay India correspondents Satyam Kumar and Shailesh Shrivastava report

2022 confirmed as one of warmest years on record: WMO

New York: The UN weather agency, WMO, said on Thursday that 2022 was the fifth or sixth warmest year on record, adding to deep concerns that the likelihood of breaching the 1.5 degree Celsius limit of the Paris Agreement “is increasing with time”.

Himachal Pradesh: Tourists spot Manali, Dalhousie, Khajjair Narkanda, Kufri receive snowfall

Shimla: Tourist resort Manali Dalhousie, Khajjair, Narkanda and Kufri received major spell of snowfall as high reaches recorded moderate to heavy snowfall and down stream lashed windshowers.