US vaping-related death toll hits 42, lung injuries near 2,200 - Health Agency

Washington, Nov. 15 -- The number of deaths caused by vaping-related respiratory illnesses in the United States has climbed to 42, and nearly 2,200 cases of lung injuries have been reported, the Cente... Read More

Elderly man dies after being wounded in Hong Kong violence : hospital

Moscow, Nov. 15 -- A 70-year-old man died after being injured in clashes between government supporters and anti-government protesters in Hong Kong's Sheung Shui area, a local hospital said. The RTHK ... Read More

CBI raids Amnesty International India's Delhi, Bengaluru offices

New Delhi, Nov. 15 -- The Central Bureau of Investigation conducted searches at three locations of the Amnesty International including Bengaluru and Delhi in connection with an alleged violation of Fo... Read More

Sabarimala temple: About 45 women register their names for darshan

Sabarimala, Nov. 15 -- As many as 45 women who are in the age group between 10 and 50 years, have registered themselves in the digital crowd management system -- Virtual Q -- for darshan at Sabarimala... Read More

Syria's Assad hints at CIA role in death of White Helmets co-founder Le Mesurier

Damascus, Nov. 15 -- Syrian President Bashar Assad has suggested that whichever intelligence agency had killed White Helmets co-founder James Le Mesurier, the US Central Intelligence Agency was the on... Read More

Renewal of cross-border aid operation critical to northern Syria: UN relief chief

New York, Nov. 15 -- The top UN humanitarian official was in the Security Council on Wednesday to appeal for the renewal of an operation that delivers life-saving food and other aid relief to some fou... Read More

UN agency sounds alarm: Dwindling agrobiodiversity 'severe threat' to food security

New York, Nov. 15 -- To help ensure the most-consumed foods don't disappear in the face of the climate crisis, farmers must cultivate crops able to resist environmental shocks and other stresses, the ... Read More

Bolivia crisis: UN chief sends envoy to support peace, amidst renewed clashes

New York, Nov. 15 -- UN chief Antonio Guterres announced on Thursday that he had appointed a Personal Envoy who would be travelling to Bolivia later in the day, to offer support to national leaders, f... Read More

Human rights experts call for 'paradigm shift' on arbitrary detention in Qatar

New York, Nov. 15 -- A group of independent UN human rights experts is calling for a "paradigm shift" in Qatar to protect people in the Gulf State from arbitrary detention. The assessment by the UN W... Read More

SAIL clocks best ever Q2 hot metal and crude steel production in second quarter of FY20

New Delhi, Nov. 15 -- Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) declared the results for the Second Quarter of the current Financial Year (Q2 FY'20) on Friday. The Company posted a net loss of Rs 342.8... Read More