Global pollution kills 9 million people a year, study finds

India and China lead the world in pollution deaths with nearly 2.4 million and almost 2.2 million deaths a year A new study blames pollution of all types for 9 million deaths a year globally, with the death toll attributed to dirty air from cars, trucks and industry rising 55% since 2000. That increase is … Read more

Jayeshbhai Jordaar Movie Review |

critic’s rating: 3.0/5 Jayeshbhai Jordaar is a film against female foeticide, gender-based discrimination, domestic violence, and other related activities. It takes up for women’s rights in a rural set-up which thankfully isn’t based in Haryana but in Gujarat. In fact, a village in Haryana is shown to be an ideal … Read more

US President Biden co-hosting 2nd COVID summit as world’s resolve falters

Momentum on vaccination and treatment has faded even as new, more infectious variants rise and billions across the globe remain unprotected Washington: President Joe Biden will appeal for a renewed international commitment to attacking COVID-19 as he convenes the second global COVID-19 summit at a time when faltering resolve at home jeopardises that global response. … Read more

Al Jazeera reporter Shireen Abu Akleh killed during Israeli raid in West Bank

Ali Samoudi, another Palestinian journalist, was hospitalized in stable condition after being shot in the back Jerusalem: A journalist for Al Jazeera was shot and killed while covering an Israeli raid in the occupied West Bank town of Jenin early Wednesday. The broadcaster and a reporter who was wounded in the incident blamed Israeli forces, … Read more

Those who tried to spoil Punjab’s atmosphere will get strictest punishment: CM Mann

The incident is being seen as a major intelligence failure as the office houses the state counter intelligence wing, special task force Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Tuesday said “strictest” punishment will be given to those who tried to spoil the atmosphere in the state by attacking the Intelligence Wing headquarters of Punjab … Read more

This Mother’s Day, we round up the best on-screen mothers as portrayed in Bollywood

Indian filmmakers have captured the strong bond between a mother and a child beautifully over time. A mother’s love for her child is the purest and the most unconditional, and filmmakers never shied away from bringing their stories forward. With passing time, we have seen the role of a mother as portrayed in movies move … Read more

Last women and children evacuated from Ukrainian steel mill

Moscow was aiming to complete its conquest of Mariupol in time for Victory Day celebrations on Monday ZAPORIZHZHIA, Ukraine: Russian forces kept up their barrage of southern Ukraine, hitting the major Black Sea port of Odesa with cruise missiles and bombarding the steelworks up the coast in Mariupol, where Ukrainian fighters remained trapped underground after … Read more

Jammu gets 43 seats, Kashmir 47

Jammu division will now have 43 assembly constituencies and Kashmir 47 in the 90-member house SRINAGAR/New Delhi: The Union government on Thursday got the ball rolling for the Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir after it published the gazette notification of the final delimitation order hours after the three-member Delimitation Commission submitted its report to … Read more