Indians save thousands of birds from heatwave

Photo by Genaro Servín on Pexels.com As a scorching heatwave dries up water sources in the state's biggest city, veterinary doctors and animal rescuers said rescuers in India's western Gujarat state are rescuing dozens of exhausted and dehydrated birds dropping to the ground everyday. In the hottest pre-summer months in recent years, large areas of … Continue reading Indians save thousands of birds from heatwave

Climate Change: Germany and India sign agreement worth billions

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz (R) and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi attend a news conference during the German-Indian government consultations at the Chancellery in Berlin, Germany, May 2, 2022. /Reuters Germany will make 10 billion euros ($10.5 billion) available for bilateral cooperation with India in the coming years, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz announced on Monday … Continue reading Climate Change: Germany and India sign agreement worth billions

Apple to build iPhone 13 in India

American multinational tech conglomerate Apple will now be manufacturing the iPhone 13 locally in India at a Foxconn plant near Chennai. According to GSM Arena, this news comes after earlier reports already confirmed that the Cupertino based company had started trial production of the iPhone 13 in India back in December. Older models like the … Continue reading Apple to build iPhone 13 in India

YouTube allegedly profiting from quack health solution videos

YouTube is profiting from quack health cure videos which promote pills containing the discharge of men infected with gonorrhoea. A MailOnline investigation found dozens of videos glorifying the use of medorrhinum, even on children. The videos, largely from channels based in India, have clocked up more than half a million views.   YouTube ran adverts for various companies — … Continue reading YouTube allegedly profiting from quack health solution videos

COLD WAR RENEWED: Russia and Western countries ready for WW3

Srikanth Kondapalli, Dean of School of International Studies at JNU The recent military operation by Russia in Ukraine has renewed the Cold War between the Western countries and Russia, Srikanth Kondapalli, Dean of School of International Studies at JNU said on Friday. He also cautioned that the Russian actions in Ukraine may embolden China in … Continue reading COLD WAR RENEWED: Russia and Western countries ready for WW3

2022 Election rallies in India spike COVID-19 infections

Coronavirus cases fueled by the highly transmissible omicron variant are rocketing through India, prompting the federal government and states to swiftly reintroduce a string of restrictions. Night curfews are back. Restaurants and bars are running at half their capacity. Some states have closed schools and movie theaters. Large gatherings are to be downsized. But India’s … Continue reading 2022 Election rallies in India spike COVID-19 infections

Man lynched for allegedly attempting to commit a sacrilegious act at a temple

A man has been beaten to death at one of Sikhism’s holiest shrines in India after he allegedly attempted to commit a sacrilegious act by trespassing into an inner shrine, according to local media reports. The Golden Temple in Amritsar, India Police said the incident took place on Saturday at about 17:45 local time (11:45 … Continue reading Man lynched for allegedly attempting to commit a sacrilegious act at a temple

Why are cryptocurrencies under scrutiny in India?

Digital currencies on India's exchanges slumped amid heavy selling on Wednesday a day after the government announced a new bill that would ban most private cryptocurrencies. Photo by David McBee on Pexels.com The government will allow only certain cryptocurrencies to promote the underlying technology and its uses, according to a legislative agenda released late on … Continue reading Why are cryptocurrencies under scrutiny in India?

Central Bank of India to launch of its own digital currency

India has become the latest country to consider issuing a central bank digital currency (CBDC), the country's reserve bank deputy chief announced on Thursday. Photo by Sohel Patel on Pexels.com T. Rabi Shankar, the deputy governor of the Reserve Bank of India, said the bank was considering a phased introduction of its own CBDC and is examining … Continue reading Central Bank of India to launch of its own digital currency

COVID-19: US Secretary of State assures India of support

Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Friday the United States and India are united in trying to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic together and Washington wants to make sure it takes action to help India with its current coronavirus crisis. Indian Foreign Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, who has spent the past week in the United States … Continue reading COVID-19: US Secretary of State assures India of support

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New malaria parasite discovered in India

Kerala Health Minister KK Shailaja on Thursday informed that a new genus of malaria called 'plasmodium oval' has been detected in the state. The disease was detected in a soldier who travelled from Sudan. He was being treated at the district hospital in Kannur. "Plasmodium oval, a new genus of malaria, has been detected in … Continue reading New malaria parasite discovered in India

Indian Air Force expecting 3 fighter jets by Wednesday evening

Further boosting the Indian Air Force`s (IAF) capability amid tensions on the China border, three more Rafale fighter jets would reach India by Wednesday evening. The aircraft are set to take off from France tomorrow morning and would arrive in India in the evening itself, government sources told ANI. The additional aircraft would be adding … Continue reading Indian Air Force expecting 3 fighter jets by Wednesday evening