Pollution killed 9mn people in a year, 2.5mn in India10/21/2017 03:00India accounted for about 28 percent of an estimated nine million pollution linked deaths worldwide in 2015.The Lancet Commission on Pollution and Health, a consortium of researchers and policy makers, placed Calcutta's Tiljala-Picnic Gardens area on a select list of global pollution spots.Researchers, including those from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in New Delhi and Icahn School of Medicine in the USA, pointed out that nearly 92 per cent pollution-related deaths occur in low- and middle-income countries...
At least 43 Afghan soldiers killed with bombs from Humvees10/20/2017 03:00Reports said two Taliban suicide bombers in Humvee trucks targeted the military base.The Taliban have killed at least 43 Afghan soldiers in an attack that wiped out an army camp in the southern Kandahar province, the Defense Ministry said today (19).The Taliban claimed the attack in a media statement...
4 dead as fighting continues in southern Philippine city10/19/2017 03:00The military said Monday that Hapilon - who figured on the USA "most wanted terrorists" list - was killed in a dawn offensive alongside Omarkhayam Maute, one of two brothers who allied with Hapilon to plot the takeover of the city."After all, having survived several months in evacuations centers, it would be ironical if upon the return of a resident in Marawi, they would suffer because of an IED that was left, either experiencing a maimed individual or the demise of a few which is untenable and unacceptable to us", he added...
Happy Birthday Hema Malini: Here are some rare and unseen photos10/18/2017 03:00Deepika was speaking at the launch of veteran actor Hema Malini's biography "Hema Malini: Beyond the Dream Girl".Deepika also spoke about her her role as Queen Padmavati and said it has been one of the most memorable roles of her career.There's no looking back for Hema Malini post her debut in Tamil film "Ithu Sathiyam" (1963)...
Bengaluru: Karnataka Govt to Adopt Little Girl Rescued From Debris10/17/2017 03:00At least six people were killed and a few are feared trapped after a two-storeyed residential building collapsed due to a cylinder blast in Bengaluru's Ejipura district. Her parents died in the tragic incident and the government has announced to adopt her and will take care of all her expenses.Initial reports claimed that the collapse happened due to a cylinder blast, but Karnataka Home Minister Ramalinga Reddy later confirmed that this was not the case...