New York, July 31 (IBNS) While Kenyans have rights to safe water and sanitation on paper, it is now time to turn the law into reality for the millions who do not enjoy these fundamental rights, an independent United Nations human rights expert said at the end of her mission to the country.
Pune, July 31 (IBNS) The death toll in the landslide in Maharashtra's Ambegaon village touched 23 while eight were rescued alive even as more are feared dead and trapped under the debris, said rescue officials on Thursday.
Pune, July 30 (IBNS): At least ten died while more than 150 others were feared trapped under debris as landslides hit Maharashtra's Ambegaon village, about 120 km from here, on Wednesday, said media reports.
Pune, July 30 (IBNS): At least five deaths were confirmed while about 100 others were feared trapped under debris as landslide hit Maharashtra's Ambegaon village on Wednesday, media reports said.
Pune July 30 (IBNS): At least 150 people are feared to be trapped under debris as landslide hit Maharashtra's Ambegaon village on Wednesday, media reports said.
Singrauli, Madhya Pradesh, July 29 (IBNS): A Greenpeace mobile phone signal booster was confiscated by local police on Tuesday, along with other communication equipment in Amelia village in Singrauli district of Madhya Pradesh.
Washington, July 29 (IBNS): Scientists using mission data from NASAâ€™s Cassini spacecraft have identified 101 distinct geysers erupting on Saturn's icy moon Enceladus.
Geneva, July 28 (IBNS): Following the success of the first TEDxCERN event last year, CERN will be hosting a second TEDx conference on Sept 24 on the theme 'Forward: Charting the future with science'.
New York, July 25 (IBNS) The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is calling for urgent action to improve the health of the world's limited soil resources to ensure that future generations have enough supplies of food, water and energy.
New Delhi, July 23 (IBNS) Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Ministry of Science and Technology, M/o Earth Sciences, D/o Atomic Energy and D/o Space Jitendra Singh on Wednesday said the GSLV project has successfully launched GSLV-D5 flight with indigenous Cryogenic engine and stage on Jan 5 from Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota and is currently preparing for the next flight GSLV namely, GSLV-D6.
New Delhi, July 18 (IBNS): Should hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) be discussed under Montreal Protocol? This question continues to divide the international community on the closing day of the 34th session of the Open-ended Working Group (OEWG) under the Protocol.
Dehradun, July 17 (IBNS) Heavy downpour continued in Uttarakhand triggering more landslides and halting the Char Dham yatra, said reports on Thursday.
Hardwar, July 16 (IBNS) The pilgrimage and tourist movement to Char Dham in Uttarakhand has been suspended owing to heavy landslides and rain, said reports on Wednesday.
Washington, July 16 (IBNS) A new NASA-developed computer software tool designed to aid air traffic controllers was presented to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) during a ceremony Monday at the agency's headquarters in Washington.
New York, July 15 (IBNS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed former Irish President Mary Robinson as his Special Envoy for Climate Change to mobilize political will and action ahead of the climate summit that the United Nations chief will convene in September.