Mullah Baradar urges world community to help Afghans amid freezing winter

Taliban’s First Deputy Prime Minister, Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar on Friday urged the international community to help Afghans amid freezing winter and heavy snow. Baradar, in a video message broadcast by Radio-Television of Afghanistan (RTA), called the Afghan situation “critical” and said that citizens across the country are in grave need of cash, shelter, and food, […]

Babies born during pandemic’s first year score slightly lower on development screening

A team of researchers has recently found that babies born during the pandemic’s first year scored lower on a developmental screening test — regardless of whether their mothers had COVID during pregnancy. The study has been published in the ‘JAMA Pediatrics Journal’. The study included 255 babies born at a NewYork-Presbyterian’s Morgan […]

Assembly polls dates for Goa, Punjab, Manipur, Uttarakhand, UP to be announced today

The Election Commission of India will announce the schedule for the upcoming assembly elections in Goa, Punjab, Manipur, Uttarakhand, and Uttar Pradesh on Saturday. “Press Conference by Election Commission of India for the announcement of Schedule for General Election to Legislative Assemblies of Goa, Punjab, Manipur, Uttarakhand, and Uttar Pradesh,” reads the official statement. “The press conference will be held in Vigyan Bhawan at 3:30 pm on […]

MHA restores FCRA registration of Mother Teresa’s Missionaries of Charity

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has restored the registration of Mother Teresa’s Missionaries of Charity under the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) registration after it “submitted necessary documents” needed to avail the Centre’s facility. “Mother Teresa’s Missionaries of Charity, a Catholic religious congregation set up by Nobel laureate Mother […]

Nepal bears larger impact of climate change despite low carbon emissions

Nepal’s Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has pointed out that Nepal continues to bear the larger impact of climate change despite its low carbon emission rates. Deuba made the statement while launching a campaign against climate change with the aim to raise awareness against climate crisis – the “Unity for Sustainability” run by Annapurna Media Network (AMN). “The […]