A lightning strike killed at least 11 people and injured many more in the northern city of Jaipur on Sunday. The victims were taking selfies in the rain atop a watch tower at the 12th Century Amer Fort, a popular tourist attraction. Some 27 peo..
Two doses of Pfizer (PFE.N) or AstraZeneca's (AZN.L) COVID-19 vaccine are nearly as effective against the highly transmissible Delta coronavirus variant as they are against the previously dominant Alpha variant, a study publis..
The suspension on incoming scheduled passenger flights from India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh has been extended until at least July 28, Dubai's flagship airline Emirates said on Friday. Passengers who have connected through these coun..
Reports of girls and young women being brutally assaulted by family members have recently made headlines in India. The incidents have also put the spotlight on how unsafe girls and women are within their own homes. Last week, 17-year-old Neha Pasw..
REUTERS India reported 39,070 new cases of the coronavirus in the last 24 hours, the federal health ministry said on Sunday, taking its tally to 31.93 million cases. Deaths rose by 491, taking total fatalities to 427,862. India reported..
Facebook-owned popular messaging app WhatsApp will soon allow users to transfer their chat history, including all voice notes, photos, and conversations if they switch their device from iOS to Android. According to a report in The Verge, thi..
REUTERS India is in talks to buy 50 million doses of Pfizer Inc (PFE.N) and German partner BioNTech SE's (22UAy.DE) COVID-19 vaccine, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the ..
REUTERS A two-dose COVID-19 vaccine from China's Sinopharm was 50.4% effective in preventing infections in health workers in Peru when it was seeing a surge in cases fuelled by virus variants, and booster shots can be considered, a study found..
A day after the tragic visuals from Kabul airport surfaced showing several Afghans sitting on the wheels of the US aircraft in a desperate bid to escape Afghanistan, the Air Force has said it has found human remains on the wheels of the military airc..
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