Cyclone Mocha leaves ‘trail of devastation’ in Myanmar
New York: Cyclone Mocha was one of the strongest cyclones to ever hit Myanmar, the UN aid coordination office (OCHA) in the country reported on Monday, leaving a “trail of devastation” as it moved overland from the Bay of Bengal, particularly in the city of Sittwe, capital of Rakhine State.
Myanmar; Cyclone Mocha leaves five people dead
Naypyidaw: At least five people died and several others were injured in Myanmar as a result of Cyclone Mocha, the Myanmar emergency services inform.
Kenya: 10 lions killed, conflict between human and wild animals increase
At least 10 lions were killed by herders in southern Kenya in the past week, as per Kenya Wildlife Service.
Cyclone Mocha hits Bangladesh, causes extensive damage to Teknaf and Saint Martin's Island
Cyclone Mocha, which hit Bangladesh, caused extensive damage to Teknaf and Saint Martin's Island regions in Cox's Bazar on Sunday, media reports said.
Final crew module tests for Gaganyaan mission successfully completed: ISRO
Bengaluru: ISRO on Saturday confirmed that the final test in a series of 14 tests, conducted at ISRO Propulsion Complex (IPRC), Mahendragiri in Tamil Nadu, has been completed to qualify for the Crew Module Propulsion System for the Gaganyaan Programme.
Traffic-related air pollution in Irvine weakens brain function: Study
Researchers from the University of California, Irvine have found that exposure to traffic-related air pollution in Irvine led to memory loss and cognitive decline and triggered neurological pathways associated with the onset of Alzheimer’s disease.
Bangladesh gears up to tackle Cyclone Mocha, 50,000 people evacuated to safe shelters
Dhaka: Bangladesh, a nation that has faced the brunt of several cyclones in the past, has evacuated over 50,000 people to safe shelters as Cyclone Mocha has intensified into an extremely severe cyclonic storm over the east central Bay of Bengal.
Severe Cyclonic storm Mocha intensifies into Very Severe Cyclonic Storm: IMD
Bhubaneswar/UNI: Severe Cyclonic storm “Mocha” (pronounced as “Mokha”) over Southeast adjoining Central Bay of Bengal has intensified into a Very Severe Cyclonic Storm over
Deep depression over Bay of Bengal intensifies into cyclonic storm 'Mocha'; to make landfall between Cox's Bazar in Bangladesh and Sittwe in Myanmar
New Delhi: The deep depression over the Bay of Bengal strengthened overnight and developed into a cyclonic storm named Mocha, according to IMD.
Himachal Pradesh records coldest and wettest 'May' days in 36 yrs
Shimla: The first nine days of the current month were the coldest and wettest since 1987 in the history of Himachal Pradesh, the Indian Meteorological Department claimed in a special weather analysis released here on Tuesday.
Meghalaya trains local farmers in hydroponic farming to boost agricultural yields
Shillong/IBNS: The Basin Development Unit in East Jaintia Hills District, Meghalaya in a bid to boost agricultural productivity and profitability, has teamed up with the Agriculture Department to provide training to nine local farmers.
Female Cheetah 'Daksha' from South Africa dies in MP's Kuno National Park; 3rd to die in last 3 months
New Delhi/IBNS: A female cheetah released from South Africa in Madhya Pradesh’s Kuno National Park died of mating injuries on Tuesday, a government statement said.
Countries must forge ‘Global Blue Deal’ to protect the ocean: UNCTAD
New York: The ocean can provide vast opportunities for developing countries to build more innovative and resilient economies, but climate change, pollution and overfishing threaten the livelihoods of some three billion people who rely on it for food and income.
Experts at USTM conference stress significance of intercultural communication for a global community
Ri-Bhoi/Meghalaya: Several experts highlighted the importance of intercultural communication as a means of transforming the world into a "global village" at the conference titled "Arabic Language and Literature: Learning, Teaching, and Translation" held at the University of Science and Technology Meghalaya (USTM).
Canada: Alberta continues battling wildfires, displaces about 30,000 people
Alberta/IBNS: A change in weather conditions in Canada's Alberta facilitated firefighters to fight wildfires which had displaced approximately 30,000 Albertans this past week, officials said.