New York, Sept 11 (IBNS) The Earth's protective ozone layer is on track to recover by the middle of the century, the United Nations on Wednesday reported, urging unified action to tackle climate change and curb continued fluctuations to the composition of the atmosphere.
Kolkata, Sept 10 (IBNS): AMRI Hospitals Ltd is organizing a 2-day free health check-up progamme at Purple Movie Town in Sonarpur for the entertainment industry of Bengal to sensitize the society at large on the merits of preventive healthcare which reinforces the hospitalâ€™s motto "Get Well Sooner".
Kolkata, Sept 10 (IBNS) Hospital systems in Southeast Asia and India, Columbia Asia, on Wednesday announced plans to invest another $150 million to expand its network to 34 hospitals and one clinic by 2018.
New Delhi, Sept 10 (IBNS): As Jammu and Kashmir struggles to fight the onslaught of extreme weather with flood disrupting life in the north Indian state, an analysis by Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has suggested that it could be the result of extreme weather event, induced by a changing climate.
New York, Sept 10 (IBNS) The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) hosted a special event on the rise of narcotics trafficking on maritime southern routes, particularly the Indian Ocean, advocating that drug traffickers caught in international waters be prosecuted.
New York, Sept 10 (IBNS) The United Nations weather agency on Tuesday voiced concerns over the surge of carbon dioxide concentration in the atmosphere, which has reached a new record high in 2013, amid worrying sings that oceans and biosphere seem unable to soak up emissions as quickly as they used to.
New York, Sept 10 (IBNS) Liberia is facing its greatest threat since its years-long conflict, the Security Council was told on Tuesday in a briefing that focused on the impact of the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa, which is responsible for at least 1,200 deaths in the country.
New York, Sept 10 (IBNS) Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will convene leaders gathering in New York for the upcoming high-level segment of this yearâ€™s United Nations General Assembly to highlight the urgent needs and required response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
New Delhi, Sept 9 (IBNS) Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan has urged governments to manifest 'power of belief' while strategising against the disease burden.
New Delhi, Sept 9 (IBNS) The government on Tuesday said 1033 passengers have been tracked by IDSP.
New Delhi, Sept 8 (IBNS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called for making Ganga rejuvenation a mass movement.
Tokyo, Sept 8 (IBNS) Indian scientist Kamal Bawa, who has made intellectual contributions to biodiversity science through research on conservation and rural livelihoods in biodiversity hotspots, publishing nearly 200 research articles and 10 books or monographs, won the 2014 Midori Prize in Biodiversity.
Srinagar, Sept 8 (IBNS): With all communications systems going down, Jammu & Kashmir is virtually cut-off from the rest of the country, as the situation of the state turned extremely grim, media reported.
Assam, Sept 8 (IBNS): Suffering from severe pain for over 72-hours, a female rhino died at Kaziranga National Park in Assam on Monday, reports said.
Srinagar, Sept 8 (IBNS): More than 150 people died and hundreds of thousands are stranded in various parts of Jammu and Kashmir as the region is marooned by its worst floods in past six decades, reports said.