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Sepsis claims more lives in India than in other South Asian countries

According to a new study, more than half of the patients in intensive care units in India suffer from sepsis and such cases have risen sharply over the past decade. Here's all you need to know about the disease

Sepsis claims more lives in India than in other South Asian countries. Here's all you need to know about the disease (Pixabay)
Sepsis claims more lives in India than in other South Asian countries. Here's all you need to know about the disease (Pixabay)
Published on Jan 14, 2023 08:57 AM IST
ByZarafshan Shiraz, Delhi

South Asia's first Disneyland to open in Sri Lanka's Hambantota

Sri Lanka, a country of 22 million people, is under the grip of an unprecedented economic turmoil, the worst in seven decades, leaving millions struggling to buy food, medicine, fuel and other essentials. Setting up South Asia's first Disneyland in Hambantota would boost Sri Lanka's tourism sector

South Asia's first Disneyland to open in Sri Lanka's Hambantota (File Photo)
South Asia's first Disneyland to open in Sri Lanka's Hambantota (File Photo)
Updated on Oct 24, 2022 04:35 PM IST
ANI | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Colombo [sri Lanka]

Nepal mulls shifting Everest base camp due to risk of melting glacier

A recent article published in the Nature Portfolio journal reported that the ice on Everest has been thinning at an alarming rate. During an informal meeting of Nepal's tourism department, officials have discussed shifting the base camp of Mt Everest from the present location 

Tents of mountaineers are pictured at the Everest base camp in the Mount Everest region of Solukhumbu district in Nepal. Nepal's tourism department mulls shifting Everest base camp due to risk of melting glacier, unsafe human activity (Photo by TASHI LAKPA SHERPA / AFP)
Tents of mountaineers are pictured at the Everest base camp in the Mount Everest region of Solukhumbu district in Nepal. Nepal's tourism department mulls shifting Everest base camp due to risk of melting glacier, unsafe human activity (Photo by TASHI LAKPA SHERPA / AFP)
Updated on Jun 19, 2022 09:59 AM IST
PTI | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Kathmandu

Eid-ul-Fitr 2022: Will Shawwal crescent moon be visible in India, Pak today? 

Eid-ul-Fitr 2022: As Muslims in South Asian countries gear up for moon sighting tonight, the question arises - will Shawwal crescent moon be visible in India, Pakistan etc today? Will India celebrate Eid-al-Fitr with Saudi Arabia in the rarest of rare case this year? Here's what we know

Eid-ul-Fitr 2022: Will Shawwal crescent moon be visible in India today? (Pixabay)
Eid-ul-Fitr 2022: Will Shawwal crescent moon be visible in India today? (Pixabay)
Updated on May 01, 2022 02:53 PM IST
ByZarafshan Shiraz, Delhi

Cricket South Africa announces new franchise-based T20 league

The league is set to comprise six privately owned franchises playing each other in a double round before the top three sides move to the play-off stages.

File photo of South African players (REUTERS)
File photo of South African players (REUTERS)
Published on Apr 29, 2022 10:06 PM IST
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