October 21, 2021 04:32 (IST)
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Magnitude 3.6 earthquake rocks Karnataka’s Vijayapura

Vijayapura/UNI: An earthquake measuring 3.6 magnitude on Richter Scale jolted Vijayapura at 1030 hrs on Wednesday.

India likely to complete 100 cr vaccine doses tomorrow morning

New Delhi/IBNS: India is set to complete 1 billion, or 100 crore, doses and the landmark is likely to reach on Thursday, nine months after the launch of the Covid-19 vaccine drive.

Fossil fuel production ‘dangerously out of sync’ with climate change targets

New York: Despite increased climate ambition and net-zero commitments, governments still plan to produce more than double the amount of energy from fossil fuels in 2030, than the amount that would limit global warming to the Paris Agreement level of 1.5°C.

UNHCR responding to worst flooding in decades in South Sudan

New York: The UN refugee agency, UNHCR, is supporting the Government of South Sudan in assisting people hit hard by the worst flooding there in decades.

India records 14,623 new COVID-19 cases in past 24 hours

New Delhi: India recorded a rise in daily count as 14,623 new COVID-19 cases were registered across the nation in the past 24 hours, as per data released by the Ministry of Health on Wednesday.

Uttarakhand Rains: 29 die in Nainital, Almora

Nainital/UNI: Twenty-nine people have been killed due to heavy rains in Uttarakhand's Nainital and Almora after heavy rains pounded the Kumaon region over the last three days.

PM Modi speaks to Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Dhami as rains batter hill state

New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday spoke to Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami as heavy rains battered the hill state, media reports said.

UNESCO ‘eDNA’ initiative to ‘unlock' knowledge for biodiversity protection

New York: To understand the richness of biodiversity across World Heritage marine sites, the UN scientific organization launched on Monday a project to protect and preserve biodiversity, based on the study of environmental DNA - cellular material released from living things into their surroundings.

Taliban backs WHO polio vaccination campaign across Afghanistan next month

New York: The decision by the Taliban leadership to support the resumption of house-to-house polio vaccination across Afghanistan has been welcomed by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF).

UK records nearly 50,000 new Coronavirus cases

London/UNI/Xinhua: Another 49,156 people in Britain have tested positive for COVID-19, marking the largest daily rise since lockdown rules ended in England three months ago, according to official figures released Monday.

India adds 13,058 new COVID-19 cases, recovery rate improves to 98.14 percent

New Delhi: India, the country that witnessed a deadly second wave of the pandemic, added 13,058 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, as per data released  by the Ministry of Health on Tuesday.

South Africa rejects Russian made Sputnik V amid fears of HIV among men

Johannesburg/IBNS: South Africa's health regulator on Monday said it would not approve Russia's Sputnik V amid concerns that the Covid-19 vaccine could increase the risk of HIV infection among men.

J&K boasts of second highest Covid 19 incoulation coverage

Srinagar/IBNS: J&K stands at number two among the Covid19 inoculation ranking of states and union territories in India, the Immunization department said on Saturday.

Dengue claims first life in Delhi this year

New Delhi/UNI: A 35-year-old woman has become the first casualty of dengue this year in the national capital.

Actress Sayani Gupta partners with feminine wellness brand Azah to distribute sanitary pads

New Delhi:  Film actress Sayani Gupta commemorated her birthday recently by partnering with Azah - a feminine wellness brand for women- to kick off  a Sanitary Pad distribution drive in rural Haryana.