Vijayapura/UNI: An earthquake measuring 3.6 magnitude on Richter Scale jolted Vijayapura at 1030 hrs on Wednesday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
New Delhi/UNI: A 35-year-old woman has become the first casualty of dengue this year in the national capital.
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.