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Death toll from cold storm in US reaches 61

Washington/IBNS: At least 61 people died in the United States due to an Arctic cyclone over the past week, NBC News reported on Saturday.

US Consulate hosts panel discussion on 'Women Leaders Investing in our Planet' at Kolkata Book Fair

Kolkata/IBNS: The US Consulate in Kolkata on Friday hosted a panel discussion on "Women Leaders Investing in our Planet" at its pavilion at the 47th International Kolkata Book Fair (IKBF).

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.

Death toll from Hawaii wildfires rises to 89

Hawaii/IBNS/UNI: The number of deaths due to the wildfires in Hawaii has increased to 89, NBC News reports, citing Hawaii Governor Josh Green.

Heatwave conditions to prevail in US, Europe and Japan; mercury to go above 40 degrees Celsius

New Delhi: People in several parts of the United States, Europe, and Japan have been warned against heatwave conditions with temperatures soaring 40 degrees Celsius and above, media reports said.

7.4-magnitude quake hits US's Alaska, tsunami warning issued

Washington/IBNS: A 7.4-magnitude earthquake jolted 106 km south of Sand Point in Alaska on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

Death toll due to heavy winter storm across US rises to 50

Washington: At least 50 people had died in the United States by Monday morning as a result of heavy winter storm-related incidents, media reported.

NASA's Orion spacecraft returns to Earth after moon missions

Los Angeles/UNI: NASA's Orion spacecraft returned to Earth after making an uncrewed mission around the moon.

US Prez approves emergency declaration for New York

Washington/UNI: The White House said that the US President Joe Biden had approved an emergency declaration for the state of New York after a historic snowfall.

US: State of emergency declared in California's Mariposa amid major wildfire

Washington/UNI/Sputnik: US' California Governor Gavin Newsom has declared a state of emergency in Mariposa County amid the spread of a major wildfire that has forced thousands of people in the Yosemite National Park area to evacuate.

Chinese President Xi Jinping faces criticism for skipping COP26 global climate summit

Beijing: Chinese President Xi Jinping has been facing criticism from across the globe for not attending COP26 — a global summit on climate change convened by the United Nations Organization (UNO) in Glasgow weeks ago — despite being a country that has one-quarter of the carbon emissions of the world.

COP26 concludes with new global deal on climate

Glasgow/UNI/Xinhua: The United Nations climate change conference concluded Saturday after a one-day extension, with negotiators agreeing on a new global pact to tackle climate change.

UN chief welcomes China-US pledge to cooperate on climate action

New York: Wednesday’s announcement that China and the United States have agreed to collaborate more closely on climate action was hailed by UN Secretary-General António Guterres as an important step in the right direction.

NASA astronauts on board International Space Station plan six spacewalks in 2022

Moscow/UNI/Sputnik: A total of six spacewalks are going to be carried out from the US segment of the International Space Station (ISS) next year, according to the latest flight schedule obtained by Sputnik.

Inspiration4 all-civilian crew makes splashdown off Florida coast: SpaceX

Washington/UNI/Sputnik: SpaceX’s first all-civilian crew, Inspiration4, successfully returned to Earth on Saturday after spending three days in space.