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China raises flood alert to second highest level

China raised its flood response alert on Sunday to the second highest level as heavy rain battered regions along the Yangtze River, with the eastern provinces of Jiangsu and Jiangxi among the worst hit, state media reported.Flooding in the Poyang ...

18 hours ago

China raises flood alert to second highest level

Vikram Doraiswami likely to be next Indian envoy to Bangladesh

Vikram Doraiswami, Additional Secretary in charge of International Organisations and Summits at the Indian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, is likely ...

12 Jul 2020

Amitabh, Abhishek test positive for coronavirus

Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan, 77, has been tested positive for coronavirus. The actor shared his medical condition via Twitter where ...

12 Jul 2020

India sees more local coronavirus lockdowns as cases near 800,000

India reported a record 26,506 new coronavirus cases on Friday as authorities re-imposed lockdowns in its most populous state and ...

10 Jul 2020

Coronavirus: Is India the next global hotspot?

The coronavirus took hold slowly in India, but six months after its first confirmed infection it has overtaken Russia to ...

09 Jul 2020

Japan battered by heavy rains, floods, nearly 60 dead

Heavy  rains that already caused deadly floods in southern Japan was moving northeast Wednesday, battering large areas of Japan's main ...

08 Jul 2020

Dalai Lama marks 85th birthday with album of mantras

The Dalai Lama made a bid for music chart stardom on Monday, his 85th birthday, with the release of an ...

06 Jul 2020

China bubonic plague: Inner Mongolia takes precautions after case

Authorities in China have stepped up precautions after a city in the ...

06 Jul 2020

India is third worst-hit country for coronavirus with 700,000 cases

India has overtaken Russia with the world's third-highest number of novel coronavirus ...

06 Jul 2020

24,850 corona cases in single day in India

With 24,850 people testing positive for coronavirus infection and 613 succumbing to ...

05 Jul 2020

106-year-old Delhi man who survived Spanish Flu recovers from Covid-19

A centenarian man from Delhi, who was four years old during the ...

05 Jul 2020

8 UP policemen shot dead in India

Eight policemen in Uttar Pradesh were shot dead early Friday at a ...

03 Jul 2020

Nepal’s ruling party seeks PM Oli’s resignation over remarks on India

Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli's recent remarks that efforts are being ...

01 Jul 2020

Life sentences for breaking China-imposed law in Hong Kong

People in Hong Kong could face life in jail for breaking a ...

01 Jul 2020

Flu virus with 'pandemic potential' found in China

A new strain of flu that has the potential to become a ...

30 Jun 2020