Environment

5.2-Magnitude Earthquake Rattled Bangladesh’s Capital

DHAKA, Dec 5 (NNN-BSS) – A 5.2-magnitude earthquake struck Bangladesh’s capital, Dhaka and parts of the country this morning, according…

Air Pollution Creating Physical, Mental Health Hazards In Bangladesh: World Bank

DHAKA, Dec 5 (NNN-BSS) – Exposure to high level of air pollution, significantly raises risks of breathing difficulties, cough, lower…

Air Pollution Rose To “Severe” Category In Delhi

NEW DELHI, Dec 5 (NNN-PTI) – The quality of air in India’s Delhi deteriorated to the “Severe” category yesterday, and…

Indonesia’s Semeru Volcano Erupted, Residents Evacuated

JAKARTA, Dec 5 (NNN-ANTARA) – Semeru volcano on Java island, erupted yesterday, spewing a 1.5-km high ash column, authorities said.…

Sri Lankans Warned Of Lightning Strikes

COLOMBO, Dec 4 (NNN-XINHUA) – Sri Lanka’s Department of Meteorology, yesterday issued an advisory for severe lightning, in parts of…

Landslide Hit Brazilian Highway, Killed Two, 30 Missing

RIO DE JANEIRO, Dec 2 (NNN-CMA) – The landslide that came down on a motorway in southern Brazil, has left…

Japan Mulls Extending Service Period Of 60-Year-Old Nuclear Plants

TOKYO, Nov 29 (NNN-NHK) – The Japanese government, yesterday proposed action plans, to keep some nuclear reactors operating beyond the…

Mongolian Capital’s Educational Institutions Switched To Online Classes Due To Extreme Weather

ULAN BATOR, Nov 29 (NNN-XINHUA) – The municipal government of Mongolia’s capital, Ulan Bator, has asked all kindergartens, schools and…

UN Recommends Great Barrier Reef Be Listed As “In Danger”

CANBERRA, Nov 29 (NNN-AAP) – A landmark United Nations (UN) report, recommended Australia’s iconic Great Barrier Reef be added to…

Australia’s Densely Populated States To See Above Normal Bushfire Potential This Summer

SYDNEY, Nov 29 (NNN-AAP) – Two of Australia’s top populated states, Queensland and New South Wales (NSW), have to face…