Bengaluru, May 13 (IANS) In the wake of severe drought and various controversies, the ruling Congress in Karnataka has decided not to celebrate completion of its three-year rule in the state on Friday.
Beijing, May 13 (IANS) Every morning, Gao Ru Lung zigzags on his bicycle between the crawling cars in the maddening traffic of Beijing. After wading through a sea of cars, the 46-year old professor of philosophy reaches the lane for cyclists, only to be honked at by the vehicles that spill on to the reserved lane.
Tokyo, May 13 (IANS) The Japanese government on Friday lifted an evacuation order for the entire city of Minamisoma, located near the disabled nuclear plant in Fukushima.
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) It was a partly cloudy Friday morning here with the minimum temperature recorded at 27.6 degrees Celsius, two notches above the season's average, the weather office said.
Ghaziabad, May 12 (IANS) A drive to clean up Ghaziabad was taken up on Thursday, which was inaugurated by Municipal Corporation Mayor Ashu Verma at the Ambedkar Park here.
New York, May 12 (IANS) Some microbes in our gut may be heritable as researchers have found that parts of our microbiomes are inherited and shaped -- not through a spread of microbes from parent to child, but through our genes.
New York, May 12 (IANS) Archaeologists have uncovered what they believe are the bones of a 13,000- to 14,000-year-old ancient, extinct species of bison in the US.
Taipei, May 12 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 5.8 on the Richter scale hit Taiwan on Thursday.
New Delhi, May 12 (IAN) It was a sunny Thursday morning here with the minimum temperature at 26.5 degrees Celsius, one notch above the season's average, said the India Meteorological Department (IMD).
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) A parliamentary panel has pulled up the environment ministry for unsatisfactory performance and low utilisation of allocated funds, saying that it should prepare long term plans and ensure that targets are achieved.