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Private-public partnership is working to bring Covid vaccine in India: Health Minister

The Indian government's point man on the gravest health emergency confronting India is Dr Harsh Vardhan, Health Minister. A doctor himself he also heads the Science and technology and earth sciences ministry

UNICEF supports Sri Lanka MOE to provide home-based learning

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) supported Sri Lanka's Ministry of Education (MoE) and National Institute of Education (NIE) to develop and distribute learning material for grade 1 and 2 students, impacted by the closure of schools due to the COVID-19 pandemic

Man develops tractor-mounted mass sanitisation sprayer for rural areas

A firm resolve to prevent the coronavirus from entering his village in western India prompted a Nashik man and his two sons to develop an innovative tractor-mounted sanitization sprayer which has drawn huge attention

Flooding, locust threats loom over Pakistan

Apart from coronavirus pandemic, two more threats — locust attack and possible flooding — are looming over Pakis­tan and the authorities have been working on measures to cou­nter all of them, said Nat­ional Disaster Manage­ment Authority (NDMA) Cha­­irman Lt Gen Moham­mad Afzal on Tuesday

52 bats drop dead in 60 minutes, scare UP town

When Pankaj Shahi, owner of a mango orchard in Belghat area of Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh, India's most populous state, saw a few bats lying dead in a nearby orchard on Tuesday, he informed the forest officials. By the time the forest team arrived, more bats dropped dead from the trees and the tally had gone up to 52

Maldives makes arrangements for teleconsultations with Amrita Hospital in India

Tele consultations have been arranged with the Amrita Hospital in Kochi, India for people in the Maldives. The arrangements were made by the Hulhumale’ Hospital and Aasandha Company Pvt Ltd

IIT-M researchers develop engineered magnesium alloy for automobiles to replace steel

The Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM) on Tuesday said its researchers have developed a high-performance magnesium alloy that can replace steel and aluminium in automobiles

South Korea contributes COVID-19 prevention items

The Republic of Korea has contributed COVID-19 prevention items worth USD 400,000, including test kits to Bhutan

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The Tirupati man and understanding strategic deterrence

The COVID-19 lockdown ruminations continue.  There are some concepts in the world of international power play that are difficult to comprehend, even for us normal adults

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Miss Nepal calls for action to help migrant workers stranded at Nepal-India border

Miss Nepal World 2018 Shrinkhala Khatiwada is indeed a beauty with a purpose. She has lent her voice to the issues of migrants stranded on the Nepal-India border, showing her support for CNN Hero…