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As told to Parliament (March 8, 2021): Minister denies tribal peoples are protesting in Kevadia Colony near Statue of Unity

India, March 9 -- All that was discussed in the House through the day Protest by tribals near Kevadia Union minister of tribal affairs Arjun Munda denied in Lok Sabha March 8, 2021 that some tribal ... Read More


COVID-19 virus now spreading to second-tier towns in Maharashtra: Health ministry report

India, March 6 -- Non-adherence to precautions, mutation, super-spreading events may be driving spurt The novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is now spreading to areas in Maharashtra that were so fa... Read More


WHO releases technical guidance for procurement, safe use of radiotherapy devices

India, March 6 -- More than half the cancer patients require radiotherapy as part of cancer care The World Health Organization (WHO) released technical specifications of procuring, using and maintain... Read More


Phylogenetic tools can help track COVID-19 variants faster. Here's how

India, March 5 -- Studying the evolutionary path of the virus can help countries assess their vaccine strategy Over 600,000 sequences of the novel coronavirus have emerged since the beginning of the ... Read More


Look, Hubble is turning 31

India, March 5 -- The Hubble Space Telescope will celebrate 31 years in space observing the universe on April 24, 2021. A month before it's birthday, presenting a gallery of celestial images captured ... Read More


17 per cent of all food available at consumer levels was wasted in 2019, reveals Food Waste Index

India, March 4 -- Reducing food waste would also help improve food security, address climate change, save money and lower pressures on the environment The Food Waste Index Report 2021 released March ... Read More


India an overperformer in frontier tech among developing countries: UN report

India, March 4 -- Several developing countries showed stronger capabilities to use and adapt frontier technologies above their GDPs, but were lagging behind India was the biggest 'overperformer' in f... Read More


17% of all food available at consumer levels was wasted in 2019, reveals Food Waste Index

India, March 4 -- Reducing food waste would also help improve food security, address climate change, save money and lower pressures on the environment The Food Waste Index Report 2021 released March ... Read More


Rare bee found after 100 years, but under pressure to survive: Study

India, March 3 -- Land fragmentation, climate change and wildfires pose threat to the remaining invertebrate species An Australian native bee - last sighted a century ago - was discovered along the A... Read More


World Wildlife Day: WWF urges stakeholders to save Europe's last old-growth forests

India, March 3 -- These forests, home to the continent's largest surviving carnivores and offering ecosystem services, were in danger of fragmentation, the body said The Worldwide Fund for Nature (WW... Read More