Tyerell Joe Przybycien, 19, of Utah in United States, who helped a teenager kill herself and filmed the act to fulfil what prosecutors called a fascination with death, was sentenced to at least five years and up to life in prison. read more
Inside the paediatric complex in Bangui, capital of Central African Republic (CAR), a malnourished girl cries during what has become a daily routine --being weighed on scales in a large blue bucket. One by one, emaciated infants are lifted onto the scales as others wait their turn. Scenes here resemble a war zone. And as conflict tears through the country, civilians are desperately fighting another deadly foe: hunger.
Dyal Singh Kolianwali, Akali leader and close aide of former Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal, is accused of amassing wealth disproportionate to his income during SAD regime in 2007-2017. read more
Media reports have alleged that Ashwini used to administer injections laced with sedatives to the inmates of the home with the help of Madhu, after which the girls would be subjected to sexual abuse read more
Delegates from nearly 200 countries began talks on Sunday on urgent actions to curb climate change three years after the landmark Paris Climate Change Agreement set a goal of keeping global warming below two degrees Celsius. Slated for Dec. 2-14 in Katowice of Poland, the 24th Conference of the Parties (COP24) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) aims to finalise the implementation guidelines and provide clarity on how to carry out the Paris deal fairly for all participating countries. Six months after the 2015 Paris summit, the negotiations on the implementation guidelines were launched and COP24 was set as the deadline.read more
Sangeeta Sharma, 37, a factory worker, the sole earning member of her family, was shot dead on June 18 and the impoverished family did not even have money to move her body from the hospital to the crematorium. read more
Ashok Alexander, who headed the Gates Foundation’s HIV\/AIDS prevention programme Avahan for over 10 years, has mentioned in his book true stories of the lives of sex workers in India that are about finding hope and redemption amid heartbreak and des... read more