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A 6.1-magnitude earthquake hit the India-Myanmar border area on Friday morning, according to India's National Centre for Seismology (NCS).
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - An alarming fall in testing for COVID-19 threatens to undermine India's efforts to contain the pandemic, the federal health ministry said on Wednesday in a letter to state governments, as worries grew over fresh waves of infection abroad.
Among the 13 tiger range countries in the world, Nepal is heading towards becoming the first country to meet the goal of doubling its tiger population.
GHAZIABAD, India (Reuters) -In a surprise announcement on Friday, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said he would repeal agriculture laws that farmers have been protesting against for more than a year, sparking celebrations for what farmers called a hard-fought victory.
SILIGURI, India (Reuters) - Residents of a city in northeast India are spending nights in snaking queues outside vaccination centres awaiting their turn for a COVID-19 shot, an anomaly in a country with a surplus of vaccines.
From the boutiques of Christian Dior to royal wedding favours, jute is growing in popularity worldwide as demand for alternatives to plastic soars.
PASCHIM BARDHAMAN, (INDIA), (Reuters) - In a small tribal village on the eastern tip of India, an enterprising teacher has turned walls into blackboards and roads into classrooms, trying to close the gap in learning brought on by prolonged school shutdowns in the country.
NEW DELHI (Bernama): A 12-year-old boy died of Nipah virus in India's southern state of Kerala on Sunday, a federal health ministry official confirmed.
A cursory glance around the world offers encouragement and hope for women leaders when men like Donald Trump have made a mess of things.
NEW DELHI (The Straits Times/ANN): Prime Minister Narendra Modi's major cabinet reshuffle is being seen as a course correction amid criticism of the government's handling of the Covid-19 pandemic as well as a political reset ahead of crucial state elections.