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Over 200 die after weeks of flooding, landslides in South Asia

Weeks of severe flooding and landslides across Nepal, India and Bangladesh on Monday, July 20, 2020 left more than 200 dead, with high waters...

India joins U.S., Brazil to record over 1m COVID-19 cases

India on Friday, July 17, 2020 became the third country in the world to record over one million cases of the new COVID-19, behind...

India’s first COVID-19 vaccine may be launched by Aug. 15

Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) is likely to launch the first COVID-19 vaccine by Aug. 15 in partnership with Hyderabad-based vaccine manufacturing company...

World Environment Day: CSE unveils eight-point charter for blue skies, clean lungs

During the pandemic-induced lockdown period, PM 2.5 levels across six major Indian cities – Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Hyderabad and Bengaluru – dropped a...

Monkeys steal coronavirus blood samples in India

A troop of monkeys in India attacked a medical official and snatched away blood samples of patients who had tested positive for the novel...

Cyclone Amphan lashes Bangladesh, killing 16

At least 16 people were killed as Cyclone Amphan slammed the Bangladesh coastlines after making landfall in the country onthe night of Wednesday, May...

Indian, Bangladeshi Cyclone Amphan concern amidst coronavirus lockdown

As Cyclone Amphan makes landfall in India and Bangladesh around 16:00 local time on Wednesday, May 20, 2020, it is expected to bring heavy...

Mumbai short of beds as COVID-19 patients flood hospitals

India’s financial hub Mumbai, the epicentre of coronavirus infections in the country, is facing an acute shortage of hospital beds for severely ill patients...

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COVID-19 increased nearly 30% in past two weeks – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says the global reported cases of COVID-19 have increased by nearly 30 per cent...
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Nigeria requires over 350m trees yearly to check deforestation – NCF

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) says that Nigeria needs to plant over 350 million trees annually to check deforestation. Director-General,...

Uganda urges UN refugee agency to support environmental protection drive

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has urged the United Nations to support the country’s environmental protection efforts by providing refugees...

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COVID-19 increased nearly 30% in past two weeks – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says the global reported...

Nigeria requires over 350m trees yearly to check deforestation – NCF

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) says that Nigeria needs...