March 21, 2023 16:39 (IST)
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Dense fog envelops Delhi as mercury dips to 1.9 degrees Celsius

New Delhi: An envelope of dense fog covered National Capital Delhi on Sunday morning as the lowest temperature in the city was recorded at 1.9 degrees Celsius.

Joshimath land subsidence: Uttarakhand CM Dhami meets affected locals

Joshimath: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami on Saturday met locals who have been badly affected due to land subsidence in Joshimath city, an episode which has triggered panic in the region.

Europe: Warm start to 2023 breaks records and skiers’ hearts, says WMO

New York: The unusually warm conditions in Europe that marked the festive season broke records – and likely skiers’ hearts - in several countries on the continent, on New Year's Eve and New Year's Day, the UN World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has confirmed.

India-Pakistan Water Management: Thirsty Nations

India and Pakistan can better manage water resources to reduce impacts of climate disasters. Raksha Kumar, Khuldune Shahid and Ghulam Mustafa report from across the border 

Delhi experiences mild tremors as 5.8 magnitude earthquake hits Afghanistan's Hindu Kush

New Delhi/IBNS: Mild tremors were felt in Delhi and adjoining areas on Thursday as an earthquake measuring a magnitude of 5.8 struck the Hindu Kush region in Afghanistan.

Jammu and Kashmir: Parts of Dal Lake freeze as minimum temp plummeting

Srinagar: Major parts of Dal Lake and other water bodies freezed amid plummeting night temperatures in Srinagar and other major parts of Kashmir valley on Wednesday.

Bengal reeling under severe cold

Kolkata: Bengal is reeling under severe cold with the temperature gradually on the wane.

Assam: Rhino chases tourist convoy in Kaziranga National Park

Guwahati/IBNS: In a scary video which went viral on social media, a rhino is seen chasing a tourist convoy at Assam's Kaziranga National Park.

No rhino poaching case in Assam in 2022: Himanta Biswa Sarma

Guwahati/IBNS: For the first time in the last two decades, Assam has witnessed zero rhino poaching incidents in the year 2022, Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has said.

3.8 magnitude earthquake hits Haryana today, tremors felt in Delhi

New Delhi/IBNS: An earthquake measuring 3.8 magnitudes on the Richter Scale was recorded in Haryana's Jhajjar with tremors felt in Delhi and surrounding areas on Sunday morning, the National Center for Seismology said.

Floods in Philippines leave 32 dead

Manila/UNI: The death toll from heavy rain and floods triggered by a shear line in the Philippines has climbed to 32, according to the government data released on Thursday.

Floods of Fury Crush Tourism Earners in India and Pakistan

Fatalism and hope hang heavy in the air as Pakistan and India battle nature’s fury dealing a big blow to the small-scale earners in the tourism industry. Iffat Hasan Rizvi, K Rajendran and Sai Manish report from the two sides of the border

IIT Guwahati researchers report an efficient multifunctional enzyme that can breakdown woody biomass for conversion to bioethanol fuel

Guwahati: Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati researchers have studied the efficacy of a specific bacterial endoglucanase enzyme, RfGH5_4 from Ruminococcus flavefaciens in breaking down woody biomatter into simple sugar that can be fermented efficiently to produce bioethanol – a promising renewable fuel that can replace petroleum-based fuel systems.

Philippines floods: Death toll touches 13

Manila: The death toll from heavy rain and floods triggered by shear lines in the Philippines has climbed to 13, said the government's disaster agency on Tuesday.

Death toll due to heavy winter storm across US rises to 50

Washington: At least 50 people had died in the United States by Monday morning as a result of heavy winter storm-related incidents, media reported.