Russia: Fire at Kostroma nightclub leaves 15 dead

India, Nov. 5 -- At least 15 people died and five others were hurt in an overnight fire at a nightclub in the Russian city of Kostroma, media reports said on Saturday. Some 250 people were evacuated ... Read More

DPR Korea launches 'unprecedented number' of missiles, Security Council hears

New York, Nov. 5 -- The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) launched "an unprecedented number" of cruise and ballistic missiles over the course of just 48 hours this week, the UN Assistant Se... Read More

Sweden: Step up efforts to fight systemic racism, urge UN experts

New York, Nov. 5 -- Sweden should step up efforts to fight systemic racism and focus on strategies to restore trust between police and minority groups, said a UN Human Rights Council-appointed group o... Read More

Safety and security of Yemeni civilians at risk unless truce is extended, says human rights chief

New York, Nov. 5 -- Warring factions in Yemen are being urged to extend a UN-mediated truce following reports of deaths and injuries of civilians from sniper attacks and shelling. The truce, which sta... Read More

Persons affected by leprosy excluded from conversations around disability: rights expert

New York, Nov. 5 -- People affected by leprosy should be fully recognized as persons with disabilities, both at the national and global levels, a UN independent human rights expert said on Friday. Al... Read More

Climate change much deadlier than cancer in some places, UNDP data shows

New York, Nov. 5 -- The impact of climate change on health if carbon emissions remain high, could be up to twice as deadly as cancer in some parts of the world, according to new data released on Frida... Read More

National Security Concerns: Canada orders three Chinese firms to exit lithium deals

Ottawa, Nov. 5 -- The Canadian government has directed three Chinese firms to divest from a trio of small lithium miners based in the country. The move was announced by the government days after intr... Read More

Taxmen search UP meat exporter's premises

Lucknow, Nov. 5 -- The Income Tax Department on Saturday started searches at the premises, including house, office and factory, of former MLA and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader and meat exporter Zul... Read More

Officers must visit dengue-hit areas: UP CM Yogi Adityanath

Lucknow, Nov. 5 -- Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday directed the state's nodal officers to visit dengue affected areas and to ensure implementation of the dengue prevention mea... Read More

Rejuvenated Chennaiyin edge past East Bengal

Kolkata, Nov. 5 -- Vafa Hakhamaneshi's second-half strike proved to be enough on Friday as Chennaiyin FC edged past East Bengal 1-0 in a Hero ISL match at the Salt Lake Stadium The Thomas Brdaric-sid... Read More