October 20, 2021 22:31 (IST)
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Magnitude 3.6 earthquake rocks Karnataka’s Vijayapura

Vijayapura/UNI: An earthquake measuring 3.6 magnitude on Richter Scale jolted Vijayapura at 1030 hrs on Wednesday.

Fossil fuel production ‘dangerously out of sync’ with climate change targets

New York: Despite increased climate ambition and net-zero commitments, governments still plan to produce more than double the amount of energy from fossil fuels in 2030, than the amount that would limit global warming to the Paris Agreement level of 1.5°C.

Uttarakhand Rains: 29 die in Nainital, Almora

Nainital/UNI: Twenty-nine people have been killed due to heavy rains in Uttarakhand's Nainital and Almora after heavy rains pounded the Kumaon region over the last three days.

PM Modi speaks to Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Dhami as rains batter hill state

New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday spoke to Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami as heavy rains battered the hill state, media reports said.

UNESCO ‘eDNA’ initiative to ‘unlock' knowledge for biodiversity protection

New York: To understand the richness of biodiversity across World Heritage marine sites, the UN scientific organization launched on Monday a project to protect and preserve biodiversity, based on the study of environmental DNA - cellular material released from living things into their surroundings.

IMD issues yellow alert for Delhi-NCR

New Delhi/UNI: Moderate to heavy rain lashed several parts of Delhi and its adjoining areas in the early hours on Monday, leading to a drop in the temperature to 21 degree Celsius, according to India Meteorological Department.

Kerala rains: Toll climbs to 23 in two districts

Thiruvananthapuram/IBNS: At least 23 people have been killed in Kerala so far due to the rains that caused landslides in two districts of the south Indian state, media reports said.

Kashmir's Divisional Commissioner participates in Dal Lake de-weeding drive

Srinagar/IBNS: The Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Pandurang K Pole Thursday visited Dal Lake and participated in the ongoing cleaning drive conducted by the Department of Lakes and Waterways Development Authority (LAWDA).

Indonesia: Three killed, 7 injured as quake hits Bali

Jakarta/UNI/Xinhua: Three people were killed and seven others suffered broken bones with another one still buried under rubbles of a building after a 4.8-magnitude quake damaged houses in Indonesia's resort island of Bali early Saturday.

Sustainable transport key to green energy shift: UN Secretary-General

New York: With global transport at a crossroads, government leaders, industry experts, and civil society groups are meeting in Beijing, China, for a UN conference to chart the way forward to a more sustainable future for the sector, and greater climate action overall.

Biodiversity commitment builds hope for 'living in harmony with nature'

New York: More than 100 countries on Wednesday committed to develop, adopt and implement an effective post-2020 global framework, that aims to put biodiversity on a path to recovery, by 2030 at the latest. 

Srinagar Municipal Corporation starts work on Jhelum Riverfront Project

Srinagar/IBNS: Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) under its Smart City Project has floated tenders for Jhelum Riverfront Project to develop the water body and its surrounding areas into ecologically sustainable economic hubs.  

DDC Kashmir Chairman participates in Dal Lake cleanliness campaign

Srinagar/IBNS: The DDC Chairman Aftab Malik and Vice Chairman Bilal Ahmad participated in an ongoing Dal Lake de-weeding and cleanliness campaign launched by the Lakes and Waterways Development Authority (LAWDA) under  “SwachtaPakhwada”, as part of ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’ celebrations.

Finance Ministers hold key to COP26 success: UN Secretary-General

New York: The COP26 climate change conference must be “a turning point” if countries are to limit global temperature rise in line with the Paris Agreement, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Tuesday.

With clock ticking, sustainable transport key to Global Goals

New York: From electric cars and buses to zero-carbon producing energy sources, new and emerging technologies along with innovative policy changes, are critical for combating climate change. But to be effective, they must ensure that transport strategies benefit everyone, including the poorest, according to a new UN multi-agency report launched on Tuesday.