April 17, 2024 12:04 (IST)
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Seven die as 'strongest' earthquake in 25 years rocks Taiwan, rescue operation ongoing

At least seven people died and 736 others were hurt as an earthquake measuring 7.2 on the Richter Scale hit Taiwan on Wednesday, the strongest experienced by the region in the past 25 years.

Strongest earthquake in 25 years hits Taiwan, buildings damaged

An earthquake measuring 7.2 on the Richter Scale hit Taiwan on Wednesday (April 3, 2024), triggering tsunami warning on the island and neighbouring nations.

Mild magnitude earthquake hits Lahaul Spiti, no casualty

A mild-intensity earthquake jolted snowbound Lahaul Spiti district in Himachal Pradesh on Monday night, the Indian Meteorological Department informed on Tuesday.

IMD predicts heatwaves in many parts of central and peninsular India this week

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Monday predicted heavy rainfall over Northeast India and heatwave conditions over parts of central and peninsular India for this week.

Hundreds of turtles killed through electrocution in Pakistan, locals demand action

In a heart-wrenching episode, hundreds of turtles were killed through electrocution in Chiniot region of Pakistan, media reports said on Sunday

World's largest snake, Ana Julia, found dead in Brazil

A giant anaconda, recently discovered and thought to be among the largest in the world, has been found dead, media reports said.

The new Rhino colony

India’s alarmingly low greater one-horned rhino population prompted the government to announce a conservation programme in 2005. Eighteen sub-adult rhinos were translocated from Kaziranga National Park and Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary to Manas National Park in 2008 to revive the population there. A new study calls the translocation project a success and puts forward recommendations to ensure the future survival of the newly established rhino population at Manas. Mongabay India correspondent Arathi Menon reports

Rhino dies due to infighting with another male rhino in Assam's Kaziranga

A rhino was found dead in Assam's Kaziranga National Park & Tiger Reserve on Saturday.

E-waste mountain growing five times faster than recycling rate: Report

The amount of electronic waste – or e-waste – that we produce is at least 62 million tonnes, and it’s rising five times faster than the amount being recycled.

ISRO successfully executes landing mission for Reusable Launch Vehicle Pushpak

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) marked a significant achievement with the successful execution of a landing mission for its Reusable Launch Vehicle (RLV) named "Pushpak" from the Aeronautical Test Range (ATR) in Karnataka's Chalakere on Friday.

Tackle methane emissions now to slow global warming, finds new report

Tackling emissions of methane now, is essential to meet the Paris Agreement goal of limiting global warming to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels by 2050, according to a new report issued by the UN-backed Global Methane Forum on Wednesday.

New climate report shows 2023 was hottest year so far

Records were once again broken for greenhouse gas levels, surface temperatures, ocean heat and acidification, sea level rise, ice cover and glacier retreat, a new global report issued by the UN weather agency (WMO) on Tuesday shows.

IQAir's list of top 100 cities with poor air quality features 83 from India, Bihar's Begusarai tops chart

The grim picture of India's air quality was revealed in the report released by IQAir which showed 83 out of the top 100 nations with the world’s worst air pollution last year were in India.

Canada sees warm temperatures in several provinces, breaks 119-year-old record

Toronto/IBNS: Regions throughout Canada, including areas of Alberta, British Columbia and Yukon are reaching an upward trend of record-breaking daily temperatures.

NASA completes seventh commercial crew mission to ISS

Washington: NASA completed its seventh commercial crew rotation mission to the International Space Station on Tuesday, according to a release.