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India registers 14,199 new COVID-19 cases in past 24 hours

New Delhi: Once again witnessing a spike, India recorded 14,199 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, as per the Ministry of Health reported data on Monday.

India witnessed eighth warmest year in 2020 since 1901: IMD

New Delhi: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday said 2020 remained the eighth warmest year on record since nation-wide records commenced in 1901.

India test fires Quick Reaction Surface to Air Missile system in Odisha

Balasore/IBNS: India on Thursday test-fired Quick Reaction Surface to Air Missile (QRSAM) System off the Balasore coast in Odisha.

Maharashtra: Cyclone Nisarga makes landfall, 1 dies

Mumbai/IBNS: At least one person was killed as Cyclone Nisarga made landfall in Maharashtra’s Raigad district on Wednesday afternoon.  

COVID-19: Death toll touches 559 in India

New Delhi/IBNS: The death toll due to COVID-19 in India touched 559 on Monday, as per the latest government figures released.

In 2018 and 2019, one extreme weather event happened almost every month in India: Report

Nimli/Alwar/IBNS: The continuity and intensity of extreme weather events in India in the 2018-19 period has taken even climate scientists and meteorologists by complete surprise, says the latest State of India’s Environment Annual, which was released here today by Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot.

Cabinet Secretary chairs NCMC meeting to review preparedness to deal with Severe Cyclone ‘Bulbul’

New Delhi/IBNS: A meeting of the National Crisis Management Committee (NCMC), chaired by the Cabinet Secretary, Rajiv Gauba, was held on Friday to review the preparedness to deal with Severe cyclone ‘Bulbul’over the Bay of Bengal and likely to affect coastal districts of West Bengal and Odisha.

6.3 magnitude earthquake hits Pakistan-India border region, tremors felt in north India

New Delhi/Islamabad, Sept 24 (IBNS): An earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter Scale hit Pakistan-India border region on Tuesday as tremors were felt in the Indian capital New Delhi and other parts of north India.

Earthquake hits Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir, tremors felt in North India

New Delhi: Mild tremors were felt across north Indian states on Tuesday.

India's Chandrayaan 2 leaves Earth's orbit, now moves towards moon

New Delhi, Aug 14 (IBNS): India's major lunar mission Chandrayaan 2 left the Earth's body and is now heading towards  the moon after a maneuver performed by the Indian Space Research Organisation.  

3.2 magnitude earthquake hits Maharashtra's Palghar, no casualty

Mumbai, Aug 13 (IBNS): An earthquake measuring 3.2 on the Richter Scale hit Maharashtra's Palghar district on Tuesday, officials said.

India-Russia meet on space cooperation

New Delhi, July 12 (IBNS): Director-general of Russia’s ROSCOSMOS and former Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin held detailed high level talks with National Security Adviser Ajit Doval at Hyderabad House, New Delhi on Thursday on all aspects of India-Russia space cooperation.

India and Israel join hands to develop solutions to desertification and living in the desert

New Delhi, June 15 (IBNS): Israel is keen to work together with India to fight against against desertification, said Dr. Ron Malka, Ambassador of Israel to India, ahead of World Day to Combat Desertification, which is observed every June 17th.

Air pollution kills an average of 8.5 out of every 10,000 children in India before they turn five, says study

New Delhi, June 5 (IBNS): The figures released by environment think tank CSE in its State of India's Environment (SoE) report on Wednesday said that air pollution kills an average of 8.5 out of every 10,000 children in India before they turn five.

Rajasthan sizzles at 48.9 degrees Celsius; severe heat wave across north and west India

Pune, June 3 (UNI): In view of the deepening of cross equatorial winds up to the parts of south Arabian sea and further to the north over Bay of Bengal along with persistent cloudiness, the southwest monsoon has further advanced into southernmost parts of Arabian sea, some more parts of Maldives-Comorin area, as well as southwest, southeast, and east coast of Bay of Bengal.