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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
Washington/IBNS: A 7.4-magnitude earthquake jolted 106 km south of Sand Point in Alaska on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
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.
Los Angeles/UNI: NASA's Orion spacecraft returned to Earth after making an uncrewed mission around the moon.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Washington/UNI/Sputnik: SpaceX’s first all-civilian crew, Inspiration4, successfully returned to Earth on Saturday after spending three days in space.