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The World Health Organization (WHO) has endorsed Mosquirix, the RTS,S/AS01 malaria vaccine — the first and the only till date — against the mosquito-borne disease that kills more than 400,000 people a year, mostly African children. The vaccine acts against plasmodium falciparum -- one of five malaria parasite species and the most deadly, most prevalent in Africa. The vaccine’s trial data showed

Abu Dhabi: Mighty impressed with pace sensation Umran Malik, who sent down the IPL's fastest delivery against his franchise, India captain Virat Kohli said the Jammu and Kashmir youngster's growth needs to be monitored to ensure his potential is maximised. The 21-year-old from Jammu has got everyone excited with his raw pace and clocked 152.95 kph during the game against Royal Challengers

Srinagar, Oct 7: In a ghastly attack, unidentified gunmen on Thursday shot dead two teachers, one of them a school principal, in the Kashmir Valley. Both the teachers had sustained injuries in the terror attack and were rushed to a hospital but they later succumbed to the injuries. The two teachers were employed at the Government Boys Higher Secondary School located at the Iddgah Sangam area of

Mysuru, Oct 7: Former chief minister S M Krishna, who jumped from BJP to Congress a couple of years ago, inaugurated the 2021 edition of Mysuru Dasara atop Chamundi Hill today. Krishna touched upon all aspects of life and nation, ranging from religion, spirituality, human relations, nostalgia, history, heritage, tourism, evolution, achievements, foreign relations, and related them to Mysuru Dasara

Mumbai, Oct 6: In a startling claim, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) spokesperson Nawab Malik today said that BJP leaders are part of the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) raid that took place onboard a Mumbai cruise last Sunday night. Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan's son Aryan Khan was arrested after the raid. Reacting to the allegations, the NCB told the media that the two individuals named by

Kanthapuram A P Aboobacker Musliyar, the grand mufti of India and the Chancellor of the Jamia Markaz has been honoured by the UAE government with a Golden visa. The religious leader received the Golden Visa at a ceremony held at the office of Dubai Naturalisation and Residence Department. The honour is given in recognition of the international ties between the UAE and Jamia Markaz, as well as

Mangaluru, Oct 6: A student of a private nursing college has ended her life by hanging herself in her hostel in the city. The deceased has been identified as Nina (19), a resident of Kasargod. She was a first year BSc nursing student. Nina had attempted to hang herself in the college hostel’s bathroom at Kadri on Tuesday October 5. She was rushed to a private hospital where she breathed her last

Mengaluru, Oct 6: In the wake of spotting of a leopard in Maroli area of Mangaluru, the forest department has placed a camera to capture the movement of the animal and a cage to trap it. The forest officials rushed to the spot after a video showing a leopard crossing the road in Maroli area surfaced. The presence of a pug mark has confirmed that it was a leopard, said DCF Dinesh Kumar. "We had

Shivamogga, Oct 6: Reacting to JD(S) leader and former chief minister H D Kumaraswamy's remark that Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) trained over 4,000 bureaucrats in India who conform to its ideology, State BJP President Nalin Kumar Kateel invited Kumaraswamy to visit RSS shakha and see its activities before criticising any organisation. Speaking to media persons, here on Wednesday, he said,

New Delhi, Oct 6: The prices of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) cooking gas cylinders across all categories including subsidised gas on Wednesday were hiked by ₹15 per cylinder -- the fourth straight increase in rates in less than two months. The new rate of 5kg cylinder is now ₹502. The new rates are effective from today. Subsidised as well as non-subsidised LPG now costs ₹899.50 per 14.2-kg