July 9, 2021
July 9, 2021

Kissinger’s Pakistan visit

Henry Kissinger, US President Richard Nixon’s national security adviser, met privately with Pakistan President Yahya Khan on July 8, 1971. In a memorandum, prepared for President Richard Nixon on July 9, 1971,

June 28, 2021
June 28, 2021

Rush Out of the Capital: Fear of hard days spurs it

People in their thousands, mostly low-income ones, made desperate bids to leave the capital yesterday ahead of the nationwide complete lockdown from Thursday.

June 22, 2021
June 22, 2021

Duterte threatens to arrest Filipinos who refuse vaccination

The Philippine president has threatened to order the arrest of Filipinos who refuse COVID-19 vaccination and told them to leave the country if they would not cooperate with efforts to end a public health emergency.

June 18, 2021
June 18, 2021

Fish once labeled a 'living fossil' surprises scientists again

The coelacanth - a wondrous fish that was thought to have gone extinct along with the dinosaurs 66 million years ago before unexpectedly being found alive and well in 1938 off South Africa's east coast - is offering up even more surprises.

June 17, 2021
June 17, 2021

Socially distanced robots serve Makkah Zamzam water ahead of Hajj

Robots began handing out bottles of sacred water in Makkah this week in preparation for a socially distanced Hajj pilgrimage in Islam's holiest city, due to the coronavirus pandemic.

June 15, 2021
June 15, 2021

Hypochondriac and OCD during the pandemic

The pandemic has significantly impacted overall mental health of the general population. Extent and severity of symptoms would vary from person to person, depending on the balance between adversities of life and available resources to cope with it.

June 10, 2021
June 10, 2021

Artists create e-waste 'Mount Recyclemore' for G7

Artists Joe Rush and Alex Wreckage created the sculpture nicknamed "Mount Recyclemore" of the leaders of the G7 out of electronic waste to highlight the huge amount of tech and gadgets that goes unrecycled globally each year.

June 1, 2021
June 1, 2021

Delhi govt allows home delivery of alcohol via app, website

The Delhi government has allowed home delivery of alcohol under changed excise rules.

May 27, 2021
May 27, 2021

Indian YouTuber arrested for trying to make dog ‘fly’ with helium balloons

Delhi police arrested a local YouTuber who in one of his videos tied his pet dog to several helium gas balloons in a bid to make it “fly”.

May 24, 2021
May 24, 2021

Indian couple’s mid-air wedding: airline to take action over flouting Covid-19 protocols

A couple got married mid-air in the presence of guests and relatives onboard a SpiceJet airlines’ chartered flight on May 23 morning, in alleged violation of Covid-19 social distancing norms -- forcing Indian civil aviation authorities to take the entire cabin crew off duty.