Science & Health
UP meat-sellers' strike: Crackdown on illegal, mechanised abattoirs affects livelihood of over 25 lakh people
Yellow fever, a virus carried by mosquitoes and endemic to Africa and South America, has killed thousands of brown howler monkeys since late 2016 in Brazil. Scientists are now ready to census the monkeys that remain at a reserve near the city of Caratinga to see how they can be better protected.
Mar 23, 2017
A British cruise ship ran aground and damaged a coral reef near the Raja Ampat island in western Indonesia on 4 March. The 4,290-tonne Caledonian Sky, owned by Noble Caledonia, caused more than 17,000 square feet of damage. The reef is one of the world’s most diverse marine environments.
Mar 15, 2017
As a publicity stunt for his line of grills, American Badass Grill, Kid Rock purportedly shoots a foreign-made grill out of the air with a shotgun.
Mar 13, 2017
EPA head Scott Pruitt drew criticism after stating that he didnt believe that carbon dioxide was a primary contributor to climate change.
Mar 13, 2017
Japan has remembered the victims of the Fukushima disaster of six years ago. On 11 March 2011, an earthquake and tsunami triggered a nuclear crisis. The tsunami killed more than 15,000 people.Bells rang to mark the moment of the disastrous event. Prime Minister Shinzō Abe, Imperial Prince Fumihito and Princess Kiko attended the ceremony.
Mar 11, 2017