A lack of data on the impact of disasters on women, girls and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people is excluding them from relief efforts and damaging their ability to recover from shocks, experts said on Wednesday.
Poll related violence erupted in Nagaland as one person was died and two others injured during clash between the supporters of BJP and ruling Naga People’s Front in Akuluto assembly constituency.
The body of a Filipino housemaid found stuffed in a freezer in an abandoned apartment in Kuwait was flown home to her grieving family Friday, as attention focused on the plight of millions of mostly poor Filipinos toiling abroad.
Four adult elephants were killed and one seriously injured after being hit by a speeding passenger train in Assam’s Karbi Anglong district last night.
Tamaichikar didn’t think of food and festivities when he started planning for his marriage this year in western India. He instead started a campaign against the virginity test that elders would impose on his bride.
For a person, slamming your head full force into a tree trunk could be enough to knock you silly. Woodpeckers do this untold thousands of times during their lives, and these birds have thrived on Earth for some 25 million years.
The moon is providing a rare triple treat this week. On Wednesday, much of the world will get to see not only a blue moon and a supermoon, but also a total lunar eclipse, all rolled into one. There hasn’t been a triple lineup like this sinc
Kathmandu, Nepal: The rare super blue blood moon, total lunar eclipse, is witnessed on Wednesday. It is said that the moon will be seen blue blood color when total lunar eclipse will occur.
Some 21 million girls in India are “unwanted” and receive fewer resources because their parents wanted a son, the government said, as analysts called for action to boost women’s earnings.
Khotang, Nepal: A Teen age boy has been charged of rape and murder of an eight year girl from Rupakot Majhugadi-10, Patheka of Khotang district.
India launched its 100th satellite on Friday as Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeks to project the country as a global low-cost provider of services in space.
Marzina Bibi, a Muslim woman living in India’s northeastern state of Assam, is petrified she will be declared stateless.
Israeli archaeologists unveiled on Monday a 2,700-year-old clay seal impression which they said belonged to a biblical governor of Jerusalem.
Starfish are making a comeback on the West Coast, four years after a mysterious syndrome killed millions of them.
A campaign has been launched recently to dismantle Chhaupadi sheds throughout the Bedkot Municipality of Kanchanpur district.