Urban yellow fever is an epidemic viral disease of humans transmitted from infected to susceptible persons by Aedes aegypti mosquitoes, which breed in domestic and peri domestic containers (e.g., water jars, barrels, drums, tires, or tin cans) and thus in close association with humans. InRead More
Washington: US president Donald Trump on Thursday said that he was "well-prepared" for the much awaited summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on 12 June in Singapore and asserted that the meeting would be "more than aRead More
US president Donald Trump fired off a volley of tweets on Monday venting anger on NATO allies, the European Union and Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau in the wake of a divisive G7 meeting over the weekend.
The escalating clash over trade between Washington and some of its closestRead More
At least three people — a 9-year-old girl and two men in their 80s — were killed in Japan after a strong earthquake shook the city of Osaka on Monday morning, setting off building fires, toppled concrete walls and cracked roads and water pipes. No tsunami warning wasRead More
Moscow: Senegal recorded the first African win at the 2018 World Cup when they beat Poland 2-1 on Tuesday thanks to a deflected Thiago Cionek own goal and a terrible error by Polish goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny.
The west Africans doubled their lead on theRead More
In 1904, the United States took over a French engineering project, and after a decade, opened one of the most popular conduits for maritime trade in the world — the Panama canal. At Nizhny Novgorod on Sunday, at the mere sight of a set-piece, another thoroughfare was in operation, everRead More
NEW DELHI: The strategic clinch with the US is set to get even tighter, with India signaling its readiness to ink two more bilateral military pacts, procure helicopters worth $3 billion and participate in a joint tri-Service amphibious exercise for the first time.
Top government sources
A sharply divided Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld US President Donald Trump's latest version of ban on travel from several mostly Muslim countries - but not only those countries - rejecting a challenge that it discriminated against Muslims or exceeded his authority. ARead More
Germany finished bottom of Group F, under Sweden, Mexico and South Korea, with a negative two goal difference. Said without context that line would sound like the beginning of a dystopian sci-fi-football novel, where the world has fallen into disrepair, and the economic powerhouse of theRead More
Mumbai: Exports of merchandise – from industrial to agricultural goods – to African countries, Latin America and Japan dropped over the four years of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government and grew at single digits to other regions, according toRead More
In the 51th minute Neymar drifted and drifted inside, the ball tied to his right foot. He drew Miguel Layun, who had come on for the evergreen Rafael Marquez at the interval; he drew two more Mexicans and seemingly shaped up to shoot, but then he did something unexpected: he played for the teamRead More
Moscow: England edged Colombia 4-3 on penalties to halt a run of five successive shootout defeats at major tournaments and book a quarter-final clash against Sweden at the World Cup.
Harry Kane fired England ahead with his tournament-leading sixth goal just beforeRead More
Since US president Donald Trump adopted the term 'Indo-Pacific', China has time and again expressed its disapproval and even issued demarches to countries participating in the quad. It has always been wary of the "freeRead More
In the vast list of traditions that the Wimbledon Championships strictly and proudly follows is the middle Sunday break. It is the only Grand Slam that has an off day built into itsRead More
Rescuers combed through mud-covered hillsides andRead More
The 2018 FIFA World Cup ended on Sunday and we are already feeling the void. In a classic final that took place at Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium, Didier Deschamps' France overwhelmingly beat Croatia 4-2 to lift their second FIFA World Cup trophy. Strikes from AntoineRead More
The inaugural ‘two-plus-two dialogue’ between India and the US will be held on September 6 in New Delhi, the State Department announced Friday. Last month, the US had postponed the much-awaited dialogue due to “unavoidable reasons”.
Secretary of State MikeRead More
The world’s top financial officials called Sunday for moreRead More
India’s shuttlers could hardly have asked for a better opening day to their campaign in the 2018 World Badminton Championships.
Two of their men’s singles exponents (out of the four in the fray at Nanjing) and five doubles combinations vaulted their opening hurdles withRead More
The United States Congress has passed the $716 billion defence spending bill which,Read More
Saina Nehwal is far from done with international badminton. The competitive fires still burn brightly, and continue to consume opponents younger than her and ranked higher in the Badminton World Federation (BWF) hierarchy.
In an eagerly awaited third-round match of the World BadmintonRead More
Many Chinese students in the US say that Indians fare better when it comes to getting jobs because of their command over English language, better managerial skills and because of cultural similarities with the West.
Chinese and Indian students form a massive bulk of foreign studentsRead More
Hiroshima marked the anniversary of the Aug. 6, 1945, atomic bombing with a somber ceremony Monday toRead More
Vinesh Phogat ended up with bronze in the last edition of the Asian Games in 2014, but believes that she is a lot more experienced this time around, and is more hopeful than ever of finally winning a gold at the event.
Vinesh fell short of reaching the final in theRead More
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