October 27, 2020 11:22 (IST)
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Global COVID-19 cases top 14.4mln

Washington/UNI: The number of global novel Coronavirus cases surged to over 14.4 million, while the deaths have topped to more than 6,05,000 on Monday.

COVID-19 toll in US rises by 45,283 to over 2.8mln over day

Washington/Sputnik: The United States recorded 45,283 new cases of COVID-19 over the past 24 hours, bringing the total confirmed count to 2,839,917, data published by the Johns Hopkins University showed on Sunday.

COVID 19: US overtakes China with most cases

Washington/IBNS: The US has overtaken China and other countries as the nation with highest number of COVID 19 cases, media reports said.

C-section birth: Study says procedure increasing at an alarming rate

London, Oct 13 (IBNS): A recent study has said that the percentage of doctors and pregnant mothers undertaking the Ceasarean section or the C-Section has almost doubled in the last decade and a half. It stated the development as 'alarming'.

Hurricane Michael: Storm kills at least 16, leaves behind a trail of destruction

Tallahassee, Oct 13 (IBNS): Dubbed the 'mother of all bombs', Hurricane Michael made landfall in Florida on Wednesday, leaving behind a trail of destruction.

8 dead in California wildfires, erratic winds helping fire to spread, say firefighters

Sacramento, July 30 (IBNS): Helped by erratic winds, wildfires have killed at least eight people, including two children, as it ravaged parts of US' California state, reports said.

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 speed. Yanqi Xu and Brooke Vaughan from USA and Souryaprokas Bhaduri and Maiyankini Bose from India report

Nearly 1 billion people smoke daily, finds study

Washington, Apr 6 (IBNS): Despite strong declines in the rate of tobacco smoking over the past 25 years, one out of every four men still smoke daily, as do one out of every 20 women.