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Now Mark Zuckerberg wants to create his own 'Jarvis'

California, Jan 4 (IBNS): Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg has said he wants to create an artificially intelligent butler like Jarvis from popular Hollywood sci-fi movie Iron Man.

Earthquake disrupts train service in N-E division

Kolkata, Jan 4 (IBNS): Train service in Indian Railway's North-East division was disrupted on Monday due to moderate earthquake which hit Manipur, reports said.

6.7 earthquake hits Manipur, 1 killed

New Delhi/Imphal, Jan 4 (IBNS) At least one person was killed and more than 30 others were injured as an earthquake measuring 6.7 on the Richter Scale hit Manipur on Monday.

6.7 earthquake hits Manipur

New Delhi/Imphal, Jan 4 (IBNS): An earthquake measuring 6.7 on the Richter Scale rocked Tamenglong district of Manipur on Monday, officials said.

6.8 earthquake hits near India-Myanmar border

New Delhi, Jan 4 (IBNS): Strong earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter Scale hit near India-Myanmar border on Monday, officials said.

Harsh Vardhan unveils India's National Biotechnology Development Strategy 2015-2020

New Delhi, Dec 30 (IBNS) – The National Biotechnology Development Strategy 2015-20, aimed at making India a world-class bio-manufacturing hub, was unveiled Wednesday by Union Minister for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences, Dr. Harsh Vardhan, and his junior minister of same department YS Chowdary.

Poachers kill a rhino in Kaziranga

Guwahati, Dec 27 (IBNS) : Poachers killed an one horned rhinoceros in Assam’s Kaziranga National Park (KNP) on Saturday night, officials said.

CSE welcomes govt's move to tighten pollution norms for coal-based power sector

New Delhi, Dec 23 (IBNS): Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has welcomed the steps taken by the Union Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) to tighten the pollution norms for coal-based power sector, which is one of the most polluting sectors of the Indian industry in India.

Chilling weather freezes Kashmir

Srinagar, Dec 23 (IBNS) Cold wave continued to intensify its grip over the Kashmir Valley as its residents prepared themselves for ‘Chillai Kalan’, the harshest 40-day period of winter, which started from Monday.

Impact of El Nino could be worst in 18 years in southern Africa, warns UN 'special alert'

New York, Dec 23 (Just Earth News/IBNS) Crop and livestock production prospects in southern Africa have been weakened by this year’s powerful El Nino, while the phenomenon is also impacting agricultural sectors in northern Australia, parts of Indonesia and a wide swathe of Central America and Brazil, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said on Tuesday.

NASA orders second Boeing Crew Mission to International Space Station

California, Dec 19 (IBNS) NASA on Saturday said it took an important step Friday to establish regular crew missions that will launch from the United States to the International Space Station with the order of its second post-certification mission from Boeing Space Exploration of Houston.

NASA astronauts to conduct spacewalk as early as Monday

California, Dec 19 (IBNS) Expedition 46 Commander Scott Kelly and Flight Engineer Tim Kopra of NASA are preparing for a previously unscheduled spacewalk outside the International Space Station on either Monday or Tuesday.

CERN Director-General Rolf Heuer passes the baton to Fabiola Gianotti

Geneva, Dec 19 (IBNS) The 178th session of the CERN Council witnessed the handover ceremony from Rolf Heuer, CERN’s Director-General for the past seven years, to Fabiola Gianotti, who will take up her functions at the head of the Organization on Jan 1, 2016.

As wars, floods and droughts displace millions, UN refugee agency urges tackling root causes

New York, Dec 17 (Just Earth News/IBNS) With conflicts in the Middle East and Africa driving unprecedented numbers of people from their homes while floods and droughts wreak havoc with lives and livelihoods in Asia, the United Nations refugee agency on Wednesday brought together Governments and civil society to address the root causes of displacement.

CSE welcomes SC judgment over Delhi pollution issue

New Delhi, Dec 16 (IBNS): Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has welcomed the landmark judgment from the Chief Justice bench of the Supreme Court of India that has stopped registration of all luxury diesel cars and SUVs with engine size of 2,000 cc in the entire national capital region of Delhi until March 2016.