The World Health Organization has declared an end to the yellow fever outbreak that killed about 400 people in Congo and Angola, calling it "one of the largest and most challenging" in recent years. The outbreak, first detected in Angola in late 2015, caused ... Business Standard, 4 days ago
By Noah Barkin DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) - The global economy is in better shape than it's been in years. Stock markets are booming, oil prices are on the rise again and the risks of a rapid economic slowdown in China, a major source of concern a year ago, ...Sify, 1 month ago
Nestled on the banks of the River Brahmaputra, lost to tall thickets of elephant grass, marshlands and wooded hills, is a teeming world of biodiversity: the Kaziranga National Park (KNP) in India's northeastern state of Assam. This UNESCO World Heritage site ...catchnews.com, 1 month ago
Will Rahul Gandhi be able to serve as a leader of an unifying opposition? Has Mamata Banerjee worked out her ambitions? Could the future belong to non-traditional leaders such as Hardik Patel of Gujarat? And what about Arnab Goswami, Priyanka Chopra and Karun Nair? Who will make the most of the disruptions of 2016 this year? Mihir Sharma's list of probables. IMAGE: Rahul Gandhi is still a target for unkind humour, but there are fewer complaints about his lack of energy or engagement these ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Apparently 2017 will be my year - indeed, it is a good year for everyone born between November 22 and December 21 under the sign of Sagittarius - half man, half horse, all myth. Modern astrology as we know it - in the form of a yearly, monthly or daily ...catchnews.com, 1 month ago
'In the present era of strategic uncertainty and rapidly changing threats, no military professional disputes the necessity of a joint planning staff for the planning and conduct of joint operations,' notes Brigadier Gurmeet Kanwal (retd). Ending the speculation caused by the unexplained delay in the announcement of the new army and air force chiefs, the government approved the appointment of Lieutenant General Bipin Rawat and Air Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa to the two posts, respectively, on ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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