Dengue outbreak: HC notice to Centre, Delhi government

The Delhi High Court on Monday issued notices to the Centre and the state government on a PIL accusing the AAP government and MCDs of not acting vigilantly and responsibly to control dengue, a mosquito-borne tropical disease.

The Public Interest Litigation (PIL) was filed by Congress leader Ajay Maken…

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Trekking expedition to Siachen Glacier flagged off

Jammu, Sep 21 The Indian Army on Monday flagged off a trekking expedition to Siachen Glacier, the world’s highest battlefield.

Colonel S.D. Goswami, spokesman of the army’s Udhampur-headquartered northern command, told IANS: “The trekking expedition comprising of 45 civilian trekkers, including six females, was flagged off…

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Four minors die as wall collapses in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, Sep 21 Four minors, including two girls, died after a mud wall collapsed on them in Odisha’s Ganjam district on Monday, an official said.

The incident occurred when the four children were playing near an under-construction house at Kalajamuna village in the district, revenue official Shaktikant Ray…

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50 ill due to gastroenteritis in Jammu

Jammu, Sep 21 Over 50 people have fallen ill due to gastroenteritis disease in Bhaderwah town of Jammu region, officials said on Monday.

“At least 50 patients have been suffering due to abrupt spread of gastrointestinal infection in Udrana, Gatha, Dandi and other half a dozen parts of the Bhaderwah…

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'Indian diaspora in the Caribbean most vibrant'

Port-of-Spain, Sep 21 The Indian diaspora in the Caribbean is one of the most vibrant across the globe, says India’s Minister for External Affairs and Overseas Indian Affairs, Sushma Swaraj, in a just published book titled, “India In The Caribbean”.

The book was initiated and coordinated by…

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