The snow leopard photo baffles social media users

Inspired Stories 11/22/21, 03:31

The image of mountain terrain with various patches of snow looks like any other typical image until you realize there's a snow leopard hidden somewhere in the picture. The big cat is nearly impossible to spot in the mountain terrain because it is so well camouflaged. The incredible image was originally captured high ...

India’s new carrier Akasa Air orders 72 Boeing 737 MAX jets

U.S. 11/17/21, 22:40

Boeing revealed its first huge order at a major air show in Dubai on Tuesday, Nov. 16, announcing that India's new carrier Akasa Air had bought 72 of its 737 Max jets.According to a statement from Boeing, the order is worth roughly $9 billion at list prices "the new Indian ...

COP26 slams China’s soft stance on coal reduction, Beijing fires back

United Kingdom 11/15/21, 15:48

A climate change leader condemned Communist China's weak environmental commitment on Nov. 13. COP26 summit president Alok Sharma criticized the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) for taking a softer stance on reducing coal consumption. However, Beijing has pushed back. Once United Nations climate talks ended with a deal targeting fossil fuels for the ...

Hospital COVID ward fire kills at least 10 patients

Asia & Pacific 11/07/21, 14:49

A massive fire spread through a hospital COVID-19 ward, taking several lives on Nov. 6. At least 10 infected patients are dead, following a fatal blaze at Ahmednagar Hospital in the western Indian state of Maharashtra. Authorities confirmed only seven COVID patients survived, and they have already been transferred to a different ...

COP26: UK and India to connect power grids for green energy development

United Kingdom 11/04/21, 19:58

England and India introduced an interconnected solar grid agreement at the COP26 climate summit Tuesday, Nov. 2. Dubbed the Green Grids Initiative—One Sun One World One Grid (GGI-OSOWOG), the plan aims to boost faster transition to greener energy, according to Reuters. Endorsed by more than 80 nations worldwide, the linked grids are ...

India faces Nipah virus amid COVID-19

News 09/09/21, 00:01

A potential outbreak with a lethal virus is emerging in India, but it is no COVID-19. Rallying from the worst strike of the Delta variant that once made it an epicenter of COVID-19, health officials are on the lookout for Nipah, a rare virus first discovered in the late 1990s and ...

Mysterious fever ravaging northern India

News 09/02/21, 05:23

 Uttar Pradesh, the largest state in northern India, reports fatalities from a new fever that emerged over the week. Most of the cases were among children. According to the BBC, more than 40 children and a dozen adults perished in just a week after contracting the fever.  Aside from body sweat from ...

Inquiry triggered after two women die of Covishield vaccine in India

News 08/30/21, 15:47

Two people died with similar symptoms after receiving their first dose of the Covishield vaccine, triggering an inquiry in Kerala, India. Covishield is the India-made version of AstraZeneca's Vaxzevria jab, which has been authorized in the EU. The victims are Mahima Mathew, 31, a pregnant woman and a native of Kanjirappally in Kottayam, and ...

One-shot COVID-19 vaccine company seeks Indian approval

News 08/06/21, 18:47

 Johnson & Johnson (J&J), on Friday, August 6, confirmed that it is seeking emergency authorization in the Indian market for its single-dose vaccines against the CCP virus (COVID-19). If approved, the one-shot vaccines would be available to India and many others worldwide via Biological E Limited, an Indian pharmaceutical firm. "Biological E ...

India: landslide kills nine tourists and smashes bridge

Asia & Pacific 07/30/21, 03:52

Last week in northern India, a landslide overwhelmed vehicles and destroyed a bridge, killing at least nine tourists and injuring three others. A video captured the horrific moment rocks plummeted down a mountain and smashed into the Himalayan village of Chitkul, splitting a bridge in half and damaging roads and buildings, ...

Twitter sued after losing legal immunity in India

U.S. 06/23/21, 01:30

A Californian social media giant will be directly liable for content posted to its online platform in India. Indian authorities have stripped Twitter Inc. of its legal intermediary status, which prevented the San Francisco-headquartered company from being sued for hosting certain third-party text, images, and videos. Uttar Pradesh Police accuses the business ...

Wedding celebration turns into tragedy: Indian bride dies of heart attack, and groom does something surprising

Asia & Pacific 06/03/21, 15:39

A woman fainted and passed away at the start of her wedding ceremony in India, so the groom got married her younger sister instead. News18 citing the Indo-Asian News Service (IANS), reported that the bride—called Surbhi—suffered a heart attack while exchanging customary flowers with her soon-to-be spouse Mangesh Kumar at the outset of their wedding ...

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