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Two Indian nationals dead,16 others injured in Nepal bus mishap

The deceased have been identified asVijay Kumar Jena (52) and Charan Biswal (54), both from Odisha. They died on the spot. The injured were admitted at Chandranigahpur hosptial and Neuro Hospital in Birgunj. Ten injured have been discharged while others are undergoing treatment. The condition of one injured is very critical. The Consul ... Read More »

Heat wave continues unabated in North and Central India

Large swathes of the country seared under record high temperatures on Monday with the mercury touching 48 degrees Celsius in Delhi, the highest for June, and hovering around the 50-degree Celsius mark in many other areas in north India. There was no immediate respite in sight as the monsoon advanced ... Read More »

Cyclone Vayu: Home Minister Amit Shah chairs high-level meet

India Meteorological Department (IMD) informed that Cyclone ‘VAYU’ is expected to touch Gujarat coast between Porbandar and Mahuva around Veraval and Diu region as a Severe Cyclonic Storm with wind speed 110-120 kmph gusting to 135 kmph during early morning of 13th June 2019. It is likely to cause heavy rainfall ... Read More »

FM Nirmala Sitharaman holds pre-budget consultations

She met representatives of agriculture & rural development earlier in the day. She also held meeting with representatives of Industry & Trade Associations in second half. This is the first interaction of Sitharaman, who took over as India’s first full-time woman finance minister last month, after the BJP-led NDA government ... Read More »

ICC World Cup 2019: Injury scare for Shikhar Dhawan

In-form India opener Shikhar Dhawan was Tuesday ruled out of at least two World Cup matches after his left thumb was found to have a hairline fracture, dealing a major blow to one of the top title contenders at the showpiece. The team management was tight-lipped on a possible replacement, ... Read More »

Wreckage of missing AN-32 aircraft found

The Indian Air Force has spotted the wreckage of the missing AN 32 aircraft. Official sources said that Mi- 17 of the Indian Air Force located the wreckage at West Sinag district in Arunachal Pradesh. The aircraft with 13 people lost its contact on last Monday on it’s way to ... Read More »

Cyclone Vayu: Home Minister Amit Shah chairs high-level meeting

India Meteorological Department (IMD) informed that Cyclone ‘VAYU’ is expected to touch Gujarat coast between Porbandar and Mahuva around Veraval and Diu region as a Severe Cyclonic Storm with wind speed 110-120 kmph gusting to 135 kmph during early morning of 13th June 2019. It is likely to cause heavy rainfall ... Read More »

1st batch of Mansarovar Yatra Flagged-off

External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar on Tuesday flagged-off the first batch of pilgrims for this year’s Kailash Mansarovar Yatra. There are two routes for Yatra- through Lipulekh pass, Uttarakhand and through Nathu La pass, Sikkim. The duration of the Yatra is 24 days for each batch including three days in ... Read More »

Ocado sows $22 million ‘vertical farming’ seed to diversify

Vertical farming involves producing food indoors, with crops grown on a series of stacked levels in a controlled environment. “We foresee a day where customers’ vegetables are harvested hours before they are packed, metres from where they are shipped,” Ocado said in a statement on Monday. Ocado said it has ... Read More »

U.S. measles outbreak spreads to Idaho and Virginia

The U.S. has recorded 1,022 cases of the diseases this year as of June 6, in an outbreak blamed on misinformation about vaccines, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. The 2019 outbreak, which has reached 28 states, is the worst since 1992, when 2,126 cases were recorded. ... Read More »

Canada moves to ban single-use plastics

Trudeau announced the move from the banks of a lake in Gault Nature Reserve in Quebec less than five months before a national election in which climate change and pollution are widely expected to be among the top campaign issues. “To be honest, as a dad, it’s tough trying to ... Read More »

Justin Bieber challenges Tom Cruise to UFC fight

The 25-year-old pop star invited the actor to a mixed martial arts fight in the Octagon, the UFC ring. “I wanna challenge Tom Cruise to fight in the octagon. Tom if you dont take this fight your scared and you will never live it down. Who is willing to put ... Read More »

Artificial light during sleep linked to weight gain in women: Study

The research, published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine, is the first to find an association between any exposure to artificial light at night while sleeping and weight gain in women. The results suggest that cutting off lights at bedtime could reduce women’s chances of becoming obese. The researchers from ... Read More »

Venezuelans protest amid medicine shortages

Doctors, nurses and other healthcare workers are demanding better work conditions as they contend with a lack of basic supplies such as gloves and gauze. According to reports from the Federation of Pharmacists of Venezuela, 90% of essential drugs and medical supplies are at shortage levels in the country and 75% ... Read More »

Playwright and theatre veteran Girish Karnad dead at 81

The cause of death was multiple organ failure, according to several news outlets. A recipient of the Jnanpith Award – India’s highest literary honour – and a Rhodes scholar, Karnad wrote his first play, “Yayati” while studying at Oxford. At the age of 26, he wrote “Tughlaq”, considered to be ... Read More »

Congo: Indian peacekeepers garner appreciation for professionalism

Indian peacekeepers garnered appreciation with the deployment of the first team of Indian female peacekeepers now promising to serve as an inspiration to women of the Central African nation. India is the second largest troop contributor to the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO), with ... Read More »

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