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Climate change: CO2 and methane in our atmosphere reach record levels

New York: Atmospheric levels of the three main greenhouse gases warming our planet - carbon dioxide, methane and nitrous oxide- all reached new record highs in 2021, according to a new report from the UN’s World Meteorological Organization (WMO).

Maharashtra: Mild tremors felt in Koyna dam area

Kolhapur/UNI: A slight tremor was recorded for a few seconds in Koyna irrigation dam and adjoining areas in Karad tehsil of Satara district of Maharashtra at 6:30 this morning today.

Gaganyaan: Test flights for India's maiden unmanned space flights to start from Feb

New Delhi: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will start the test flights for India's maiden human space flight mission -- Gaganyaan -- from February next year, said R Umamaheshwaran, Director of ISRO's Human Space Flight Centre on Thursday, according to media reports.

Heatwaves to impact almost every child on earth by 2050: UNICEF report

New York: Heatwaves have become an unavoidable health hazard for many nations, but new data indicates that they are set to affect virtually every child on earth by 2050, the UN Children’s Fund, UNICEF, warned on Tuesday.

6.7-magnitude quake hits northern Philippines

Manila/UNI: An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.7 jolted the northern Philippines on Tuesday night, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said, adding that it might cause damage.

Delhi’s pollution level lowest in five years after Diwali: Environment Minister Gopal Rai

New Delhi/UNI: Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai on Tuesday claimed that the Air Quality Index (AQI) improved by about 30 per cent as compared to the previous year the day after Diwali.

Partial Solar Eclipse begins in India

Hyderabad: The first visible partial solar eclipse in 2022 and also the last in this year, began in India on Tuesday.

‘Game changer’ ideas on water and sustainability, centre-stage ahead of major water conference

New York: Some 1,200 scientists, representatives of the private sector and civil society met at UN Headquarters in New York on Monday to discuss potentially game-changing ideas related to water and sustainability.

Cyclone Sitrang hits Bangladesh, 7 die

Dhaka: At least seven people died due to collapse of brick railing and falling down of trees as Cyclone Sitrang hit Bangladesh on Tuesday.

Sitrang to intensify into severe cyclonic storm in next 12 hours: Met

Hyderabad/UNI: The Cyclonic Storm Sitrang pronounced as “Si­-Trang” over East Central and adjoining areas of Westcentral & Northwest Bay of Bengal moved north northeast wards with a speed of 21 kmph during the past 6 hours and lay centered at 0830 hours on Monday over Northwest and adjoining Central Bay of Bengal near latitude 18.3 °N and longitude 88.9 °E, about 380 km south of Sagar Island and 520 km south southwest of Barisal (Bangladesh).

ISRO lifts off India's heaviest rocket with 36 satellites on board

New Delhi/IBNS: Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Sunday launched 36 satellites using its heaviest rocket just after midnight, at 12.07 am.

Cyclone Sitrang to hit four dists of West Bengal; Kolkata and other southern dists to be partially affected

Kolkata: A low-pressure area developed over the north Andaman sea and adjacent south Andaman sea deepened into a depression on Saturday morning, the IMD said in its bulletin.

Magnitude 5.0 earthquake rocks southwest China

Beijing: An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.0 occurred in the southwestern Chinese province of Sichuan on Saturday, the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC) said.

ISRO to launch 36 broadband satellites today: Countdown begins for LVM3-M2/One Web India-1 mission

Sriharikota: The 24 hour countdown for the tomorrow's morning launch of 36 satellites of the UK-based One Web using the heaviest rocket Launcher GSLV-MkIII--rechristened as LVM3-M2--from the spaceport of Sriharikota, SHAR Range, commenced today morning.