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India to be world's most populous nation despite decline after 2060s peak: UN expert

India to be world's most populous nation despite decline after 2060s peak: UN expert

12-07-2024 comments

United Nations (IANS) India will continue to be the world’s most populous country into the next century, even though its population will peak in the mid-2060s and begin a slow decline, according to a population expert. 

India is “currently…

NATO summit declaration sends 'strong message' to Russia, North Korea over deepening ties

NATO summit declaration sends 'strong message' to Russia, North Korea over deepening ties

11-07-2024 comments

Seoul (IANS) The declaration adopted by the leaders of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) at this week's summit sends a strong message to Russia and North Korea against their growing partnership and illegal military cooperation, an…

11 injured, dozens stranded underground in Poland coal mine accident

11 injured, dozens stranded underground in Poland coal mine accident

11-07-2024 comments

Warsaw (IANS) A quake hitting a coal mine in southern Poland left at least 11 miners injured and dozens still underground waiting to be rescued, local authorities said on Thursday. 

So far, around 30 people have managed to get to the surface.…

Yemen's Houthis claim attacks on 3 US, Israeli ships

Yemen's Houthis claim attacks on 3 US, Israeli ships

10-07-2024 comments

Sanaa (IANS) Yemen's Houthi group said they have attacked three ships owned by the United States and Israel in the Arabian Sea and Gulf of Aden. 

The targeted ships were "Maersk Sentosa, Marthopolis, and MSC Patnaree," said Yahya Sarea,…

Eight missing in Myanmar ferry accident

Eight missing in Myanmar ferry accident

10-07-2024 comments

Yangon (IANS) Eight people, including three students, are missing after a ferry carrying 16 passengers capsized in a river in Yangon, Myanmar, an official from a rescue organisation told Xinhua on Wednesday. 

The accident occurred around 8.10…

US reacts on PM Modi-Putin meeting, says India must urge Russia to adhere to UN charter on Ukraine

US reacts on PM Modi-Putin meeting, says India must urge Russia to adhere to UN charter on Ukraine

09-07-2024 comments

New Delhi (IANS) As Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Russia enters Day 2, the US has said this was a significant move and that as India engages with Russia, Washington would urge it to make clear that any resolution to the conflict in Ukraine…

Global temperature surpasses 1.5 °C above pre-industrial level for 12 months: Copernicus

Global temperature surpasses 1.5 °C above pre-industrial level for 12 months: Copernicus

08-07-2024 comments

Brussels (IANS) June 2024 was the 12th consecutive month of global temperatures reaching 1.5 degrees Celsius above the pre-industrial (1850-1900) level, according to the European Union's Copernicus Climate Change Service on Monday. 

The…

16 killed in Israeli air strike on Gaza school: Palestinian officials

16 killed in Israeli air strike on Gaza school: Palestinian officials

07-07-2024 comments

Gaza (IANS) At least 16 people have been killed while several others injured in an Israeli air strike on a school in the Gaza Strip, Palestinian officials have said. 

According to the Hamas-run health ministry, the building was sheltering thousands…

Nepal: 15 more dead in monsoon-sparked disasters

Nepal: 15 more dead in monsoon-sparked disasters

07-07-2024 comments

Kathmandu (IANS) At least 15 more people have been killed in landslides and floods in Nepal in the past two days, police said on Sunday. 

The rain-induced disasters, previously, had killed 48 people in the country since the monsoon season set…

Masoud Pezeshkian wins Iran's 14th presidential elections

Masoud Pezeshkian wins Iran's 14th presidential elections

06-07-2024 comments

New Delhi (IANS) Masoud Pezeshkian, a reformist and former Health Minister of Iran, on Saturday, won the 14th presidential election by beating his rival, Saeed Jalili, local media reported. 

Masoud Pezeshkian got 16,384,402 of the total 30,573,931…

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