10 deaths in Kerala due to Nipah virus symptoms

Published On: May 21, 2018 12:27 PM NPT By: Agencies

KOZHIKODE, May 21: The National Virology Institute, Pune, confirmed that the contagious fever that has killed several people in Kozhikode and Malappuram districts over the last fortnight is due to Nipah virus (NiV). Six more people succumbed to symptoms suspected to be that of Nipah virus on Sunday.

May 21: The private wealth of Indians shot up 25 per cent between 2016 and 2017, taking the country to the sixth spot among the world top 10 wealthiest countries - one rank higher than in 2016.

US-China not to launch a trade war

Published On: May 20, 2018 10:51 AM NPT By: Agencies

The United States and China issued a joint statement on Saturday to conclude the trade talks with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He on May 17 and 18. The United States and China said Saturday they had reached consensus on measures to “substantially” reduce the U.S. trade deficit with Beijing by “significantly” increasing its purchases of U.S. goods, but offered few details.

HAVANA, May 20: Cuban authorities said the fiery crash of an aging Boeing passenger jet on Friday shortly after takeoff from Havana had killed 110 of the 113 on board, making it the Caribbean island’s deadliest air disaster in nearly 30 years.

WINDSOR, May 19: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle gazed into each other’s eyes and pledged their eternal love Saturday as they married at St. George’s Chapel in front of hundreds of celebrity guests and millions of viewers around the world.

UN Votes to Send Investigators to Gaza

Published On: May 19, 2018 02:12 PM NPT By: Agencies

The UN Human Rights Council voted Friday to send a team of international war crimes investigators to probe the deadly shootings of Gaza protesters by Israeli forces.

INDIA, May 19: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate on Saturday a hydroelectric power plant in the state of Jammu and Kashmir, prompting protest from neighbour Pakistan that says the project on a river flowing into Pakistan will disrupt water supplies.

HAVANA, May 19: More than 100 people were killed when a Boeing 737 crashed soon after taking off from Havana in what appeared to be Cuba’s worst air disaster in nearly 30 years, and there were only three survivors, officials and state media said on Friday.

'Multiple fatalities' reported in US school shooting

Published On: May 18, 2018 09:05 PM NPT By: Agencies

Texas, May 18: Multiple fatalities are being reported in a shooting at a Texas high school, which is on lockdown.

Prince Charles will walk Meghan Markle down the aisle at tomorrow's Royal Wedding after her dad Thomas pulled out of the ceremony, Kensington Palace announced today.