New York City mayor urges censorship of violent music

Eric Adams says social media giants like Twitter have ?a civic and corporate responsibility? to take down drill rap Rap music that glorifies gun violence, killings and retaliations should have no place on social media, New York City Ma ...

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Saturday, 12 February 2022
India logs 50,407 fresh COVID-19 cases, 804 deaths

New Delhi [India], February 12 (ANI): As many as 50,407 fresh COVID19 cases were reported in the country, informed the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Saturday. With this, the country’s active caseload currently stands at 6,10 ...

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Saturday, 12 February 2022
US describes what Russian invasion of Ukraine would look like

White House says Russia could aim for ?regime change? in Kiev with air strikes, ground attack The White House announced on Friday it believes Russia has everything in place to invade Ukraine "any day now," urging American cit ...

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Friday, 11 February 2022
Active surveillance of Zika virus needed to prevent future outbreaks, suggests ICMR- NIV Pune study

By Shalini BhardwajNew Delhi [India], February 11 (ANI): An Indian Council for Medical Research — National Institute of Virology (ICMR-NIV) study suggests that there is a need for active human and entomological surveillance of the Zika v ...

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Friday, 11 February 2022
COVID-19: Nepal’s Pashupatinath Temple reopens for devotees ahead of Shivaratri

Kathmandu [Nepal], February 11 (ANI): With few weeks left for the arrival of Shivaratri, the Pashupatinath Temple in Nepal’s capital Kathmandu from Friday has again opened its doors for devotees. Closed since January 18 in wake of the ...

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Friday, 11 February 2022
Trudeau briefs Opposition on Trucker protests, call for end of ‘illegal acts’

Ottawa [Canada], February 11 (ANI): Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday called for an end to blockades caused by the "Freedom Convoy 2022" protest as he briefed the leaders of the opposition parties on the curren ...

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Friday, 11 February 2022
WHO predicts Covid pandemic acute phase end date

Countries have been urged to commit to a 70% global vaccination rate in order to leave the pandemic behind this year World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus reiterated his call to prioritize the vacc ...

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Friday, 11 February 2022
Quad pleased with rapid progress of COVID-19 vaccine production at facility in India, says aims to deliver 1 bn vaccines

Melbourne [Australia], February 11 (ANI): The Quad has said that it is pleased with the vaccine partnership’s rapid progress in expanding vaccine production at the Biological E Ltd facility in India which aims to deliver at least 1 billi ...

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Friday, 11 February 2022
Biden reveals World War fears

The situation would turn into a ?world war? if American forces start fighting with Russians, the president said US President Joe Biden has told American citizens living in Ukraine that they should immediately leave the country due to t ...

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Friday, 11 February 2022
Blinken Meets with Quad Partners in Australia

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA — U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken began meeting with his counterparts in the Quad on Friday, beginning with Foreign Affairs Minister Marise Payne of Australia, who said the two would discuss China, North Korea ...

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Friday, 11 February 2022
Pentagon names culprits behind disastrous Afghan withdrawal

US military points finger at President Joe Biden and other top officials for interfering in evacuation The Pentagon’s exhaustive report on the haphazard US departure from Afghanistan has revealed many on the ground blamed constant medd ...

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Thursday, 10 February 2022
Electroconvulsive therapy: calls to have it suspended ignore the evidence

Around 2,500 people in England receive electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) every year. This is a last resort treatment, used to help alleviate severe depression in people who have failed to respond to other treatments. ECT is administered by ...

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Thursday, 10 February 2022