Lombok, Indonesia: At least 16 people have died and another 330 injured, as an earthquake of 6.4 magnitude struck Indonesia's Lombok island on Sunday, reports said. more
8 dead in California wildfires, erratic winds helping fire to spread, say firefighters

Sacramento: Helped by erratic winds, wildfires have killed at least eight people, including two children, as it ravaged parts of US' California state, reports said.

Rohingya encroachment aiding landslides in Bangladesh, says Minister

Dhaka: With frequent deaths occurring in Bangladesh due to landslides, the country's Forest and Environment Minister Anisul Islam Mahmud said that illegal Rohingya establishments need ...

India: Centre for Science and Environment study finds the growth in sale of unapproved GM foods

New Delhi: Indian consumers are facing a looming threat as unapproved genetically modified (GM) foods fill up racks in markets, a new research suggested.

Hyperloop gains traction worldwide

Transportation pioneers in the United States and India have converged on a sustainable, futuristic solution -- the hyperloop, a high-speed pod in a vacuum tube travelling at airplane spee ...

Saturn and Mars team up to make their closest approaches to Earth in 2018

Washington: NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has photographed Saturn and Mars near their closest approaches to Earth in June and July 2018, an official release stated.

Greece wildfires: At least 20 dead, over 100 injured

Athens: A deadly forest fire has killed at least 20 people while it ravaged parts of Greece.

Centre for Science and Environment urges global intervention to stop unregulated dumping of used vehicles in Africa and South Asia

New Delhi: Delhi-based environment policy think tank Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), in a new global study -‘Clunkered: Combating Dumping of Used Vehicles - A roadmap for ...

UN agriculture agency digs in to help forests and farms build resilience to climate change

New York: Millions of small-scale farmers will be better equipped to withstand the negative impacts of climate change while at the same time improving livelihoods, thanks to a new global ...

At least 94 dead as heavy rain inundates Japan

Tokyo: At least 94 people have died in flood affected Japan, reports said on Monday.