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New Delhi to BASIC Ministerial Meeting from tomorrow

New Delhi, Aug 6 (IBNS) The 18th BASIC Ministerial Meeting will be held in New Delhi from Thursday.

Global warming is man-made phenomenon: Singh

New Delhi, Aug 6 (IBNS) Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences, MoS in Prime Minister’s Office (PMO), Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, Space & Atomic Energy Jitendra Singh on Wednesday said that global warming and climate change are man-made phenomena and therefore the remedy also lies to a large extent on greater public awareness.

Siddha Group plants trees at Kolkata Maidan to celebrate Forest Week

Kolkata, Aug 3 (IBNS): Siddha Group in association with Indian Army, Eastern Region, Kolkata Municipal Corporation and Centre for Contemporary Communication celebrated Forest Week recently in Kolkata by organizing a mass tree plantation at Maidan.

NASA selects instruments to track climate Impact on vegetation

Washington, July 31 (IBNS) NASA has selected proposals for two new instruments that will observe changes in global vegetation from the International Space Station.

Rights to safe water, sanitation must not remain mirage for millions of Kenyans: UN expert

New York, July 31 (IBNS) While Kenyans have rights to safe water and sanitation on paper, it is now time to turn the law into reality for the millions who do not enjoy these fundamental rights, an independent United Nations human rights expert said at the end of her mission to the country.

Pune village landslide: 23 dead, 8 brought alive

Pune, July 31 (IBNS) The death toll in the landslide in Maharashtra's Ambegaon village touched 23 while eight were rescued alive even as more are feared dead and trapped under the debris, said rescue officials on Thursday.

10 killed in Pune village landslide, many trapped

Pune, July 30 (IBNS): At least ten died while more than 150 others were feared trapped under debris as landslides hit Maharashtra's Ambegaon village, about 120 km from here, on Wednesday, said media reports.

Five killed in Pune village landslide, many trapped

Pune, July 30 (IBNS): At least five deaths were confirmed while about 100 others were feared trapped under debris as landslide hit Maharashtra's Ambegaon village on Wednesday, media reports said.

Landslide in Pune village, several feared trapped under debris

Pune July 30 (IBNS): At least 150 people are feared to be trapped under debris as landslide hit Maharashtra's Ambegaon village on Wednesday, media reports said.

MP: Police seizes Greenpeace signal booster

Singrauli, Madhya Pradesh, July 29 (IBNS): A Greenpeace mobile phone signal booster was confiscated by local police on Tuesday, along with other communication equipment in Amelia village in Singrauli district of Madhya Pradesh.

UN agency calls for urgent action to protect global soil from depletion, degradatio

New York, July 25 (IBNS) The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is calling for urgent action to improve the health of the world's limited soil resources to ensure that future generations have enough supplies of food, water and energy.

Montreal Protocol meet ends today in Paris

New Delhi, July 18 (IBNS): Should hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) be discussed under Montreal Protocol? This question continues to divide the international community on the closing day of the 34th session of the Open-ended Working Group (OEWG) under the Protocol.

More landslides in Uttarakhand, Char Dham remains cut off

Dehradun, July 17 (IBNS) Heavy downpour continued in Uttarakhand triggering more landslides and halting the Char Dham yatra, said reports on Thursday.

Landslides block Char Dham roads in Uttarakhand

Hardwar, July 16 (IBNS) The pilgrimage and tourist movement to Char Dham in Uttarakhand has been suspended owing to heavy landslides and rain, said reports on Wednesday.

Ban appoints former Irish President Mary Robinson as special envoy for climate change

New York, July 15 (IBNS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed former Irish President Mary Robinson as his Special Envoy for Climate Change to mobilize political will and action ahead of the climate summit that the United Nations chief will convene in September.