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Magnitude 5.2 earthquake hits China's Xinjiang, no casualties reported

A 5.2-magnitude earthquake jolted Wushi County in Aksu Prefecture in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region at 9:18 a.m. Tuesday (Beijing Time), according to the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC).

Earthquake death toll rises to 148 in China's Gansu, Qinghai

Beijing: The death toll from the 6.2-magnitude earthquake that jolted northwest China has risen to 117 in Gansu Province, bringing the total to 148 in Gansu and Qinghai provinces, local authorities said Friday.

China: 111 die after magnitude 6.2 earthquake hits Gansu Province

An earthquake measuring 6.2 on the Richter Scale hit northwest China's Gansu Province on Monday (December 19, 2023) leaving at least 111 people dead, media reports said.

Chandrayaan-3: ISRO releases new video which shows Pragyan rover roaming on Moon's South Pole

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Saturday released yet another interesting video of the Pragyan rover of the Chandrayaan-3 which is seen roaming around the 'Shiv Shakti' point.

Heavy rainfall to hit Central and Eastern China

Beijing: China's national observatory Sunday issued blue alerts, the least severe in the country's color-coded weather warning system, for rainstorm and convective weather as heavy rainfall is expected to hit most parts of central and eastern China in the coming two days.

China records heaviest rainfall in 140 years

Beijing: Beijing has recorded its heaviest rainfall over the past few days since records began 140 years ago.

China successfully launches crewed mission to Tiangong Space Station

Jiuquan/China: China sent three astronauts, including the first Chinese civilian in orbit, to the Tiangong space station via a Long March 2F rocket. The Shenzhou-16 crew safely docked at the Tianhe core module of the space station several hours later, following the launch at the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre.

Three hurt as 5.2-magnitude earthquake hits southwest China's Yunnan

Kunming: Three were injured in a 5.2-magnitude earthquake that jolted the city of Baoshan in southwest China's Yunnan Province on Tuesday evening.

Chinese Mars rover makes pioneering discovery: Traces of recent water activity found on Red Planet

The Zhurong rover, a fully automated robot from China that arrived on Mars in 2021, has made a groundbreaking discovery by detecting signs of recent water activity on the Red Planet.

Magnitude 5.0 earthquake rocks southwest China

Beijing: An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.0 occurred in the southwestern Chinese province of Sichuan on Saturday, the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC) said.

China successfully launches three Shiyan research satellites

Beijing/IBNS: China successfully launched three Shiyan type research satellites with the Long March-6 carrier rocket on Tuesday morning, the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC) said.

China renews orange alert for drought

Beijing/UNI: China's national observatory on Wednesday renewed an orange alert for drought as heatwaves continued in many regions.

Study says Dugong are functionally extinct in Chinese waters

London: New research led by ZSL (Zoological Society of London) and the Chinese Academy of Sciences has led researchers to declare that one of the ocean’s most gentle giants, the dugong (Dugong dugon), is now functionally extinct in China.

China launches emergency response for typhoon, floods

Beijing/UNI: China activated a level-IV emergency response on Tuesday due to the seventh typhoon expected to approach the country's southern coastal areas this year.

Chinese rocket returns to Earth, lands near Philippines island

Beijing: A Chinese booster rocket made an uncontrolled return to earth on Saturday, leading US officials to chide Beijing for not sharing information about the potentially hazardous object's descent, Khaleej Times reported on Sunday.