February 26, 2024 12:52 (IST)
Follow us:
facebook-white sharing button
twitter-white sharing button
instagram-white sharing button
youtube-white sharing button
Sandeshkhali protests: TMC leader Ajit Maity arrested a day after ouster from party post | Arvind Kejriwal skips seventh ED summons in Delhi excise policy case | Allahabad HC allows Hindu puja at Gyanvapi Mosque cellar | PM Modi inaugurates 9th edition of Raisina Dialogue in Delhi, his Greece counterpart calls India a 'great power' | NHRC sends notices to Bengal Chief Secy, DGP on Sandeshkhali incidents, seeks reports within 4 weeks

Tsunami alert issued for several regions in Russia's Far East following Japan's earthquake

Several regions in Russia's Far East were on tsunami alert on Monday after a series of powerful earthquakes rocked the central part of Japan, generating waves as high as five metres in some areas.

Magnitude 7.5 earthquake rocks Japan, tsunami waves hit coastal areas

An earthquake measuring 7.5 on the Richter Scale hit Japan on Monday, triggering tsunami waves to hit the northern coast of central Japan.

Strong quakes jolt central Japan, major Tsunami warning issued

Tokyo/UNI: A series of strong earthquakes with major ones measured at up to 7.6 magnitude have struck the central Japanese prefecture of Ishikawa on Monday, with Tsunami warnings issued, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA).

ISRO successfully launches mission to study Black Holes

The Indian Space Research Organisation or ISRO started its New Year journey with the successful launch of the country's first dedicated polarimetry mission to study various dynamics of bright astronomical X-ray sources in extreme conditions on Monday.

India's ISRO to launch polarimetry mission to study Black Holes today

India will try to begin its New Year journey with an effort to know about one of the biggest mysteries in space- black holes.

ISRO will usher in new year with mission to study cosmic X-rays on Jan 1

Chennai/IBNS/UNI: After a highly productive 2023, with the successful launch of the third Lunar Mission Chandrayaan-3 and the first Sun exploratory Aditya-L1, a buoyant Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will usher in 2024 with the launch of PSLV-C58/X-ray Polarimeter Satellite (XPoSat) mission on Jan 1 from the spaceport of Sriharikota.

Tigress, resting atop Gurudwara wall in UP's Pilibhit, captivates onlookers with unusual sight

Pilibhit (UP): People in Athkona village in Uttar Pradesh’s Pilibhit district were stunned on Tuesday when they spotted an adult tigress perched on a wall, peacefully enjoying the winter sunshine. While the spectacle drew thousands of onlookers triggering a chaos, forest officials managed to rescue the big cat by tranquilizing it later. 

Visva-Bharati University names newly-discovered plant growth bacterium after Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore

Shantiniketan: A team of scientists from Visva-Bharati University’s botany department has discovered a bacterium with the ability to boost plant growth and named it 'Pantoea Tagorei' after Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore, a report in the media said.

SpaceX’s unmanned Dragon spacecraft undocks from ISS

Washington: NASA said Thursday that SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft has successfully undocked from the International Space Station (ISS) after multiple delays caused by unfavorable weather conditions and is expected to down off the coast of Florida.

Earthquake death toll rises to 148 in China's Gansu, Qinghai

Beijing: The death toll from the 6.2-magnitude earthquake that jolted northwest China has risen to 117 in Gansu Province, bringing the total to 148 in Gansu and Qinghai provinces, local authorities said Friday.

Iceland volcano erupts on Reykjanes peninsula after weeks of intense earthquake activities in the region

After weeks of intense earthquake activity, a volcano has erupted on the Reykjanes peninsula in Iceland, media reports said.

China: 111 die after magnitude 6.2 earthquake hits Gansu Province

An earthquake measuring 6.2 on the Richter Scale hit northwest China's Gansu Province on Monday (December 19, 2023) leaving at least 111 people dead, media reports said.

Tremors felt in Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh

Three back-to-back earthquakes of moderate intensity jolted Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh on Monday, officials said.

Jammu and Kashmir: Night temp dips as Gulmarg records coldest night

Night temperatures plummeted at most places in the Kashmir valley, with Gulmarg recording the season's coldest night of the season at -8.0°C on Monday, officials said.

Over 7,000 Sri Lankan people affected by rainy weather this week

Colombo: Over 7,000 people in Sri Lanka have been affected by inclement rainy weather this week, the country's Disaster Management Center (DMC) said on Saturday in its latest situation report.