A human rights-based approach to the pandemic is based on values. It prioritises the most disadvantaged and vulnerable and it is holistic.
Men and women may have different immune responses, could explain higher number of men infected with COVID-19
This study found that globally men account for about 60 percent of deaths from Covid-19.
The coronavirus epidemic raging through Italy has already left streets empty and shops shuttered as 60 million Italians are essentially under house arrest
Govt orders probe into deaths of three inmates at Kerala rehabilitation centre within a week; locals says residents were tortured at facility
Three inmates at a nearby private rehabilitation centre died in a week, sparking protests, following which the Kerala government has ordered an inquiry
From Kashmir to Red Corridor, a massively stressed CRPF remains backbone of India's internal security
From fighting terrorists in Kashmir to guarding VIPs, performing riot control and poll duty, the Central Reserve Police Force performs a range of functions in addition to its two most important duties: guarding the country’s borders and dealing with its internal security.
One year since Pulwama attack: From Dantewada, Sukma, Uri to Gadchiroli, a look at some of the deadliest attacks on security personnel in the past 10 years
As India marks the first anniversary of one of the worst attacks the country has seen, let's take a look some of the deadliest attacks on the security forces since 2010
Essex truck deaths: British police arrest fourth suspect from UK's Stansed Airport; victims’ identities not confirmed yet, say Chinese officials
A fourth person was arrested in connection with the deaths of 39 people found in the back of a container truck in southeastern England, British police said Friday as the investigation into one of the country's worst human smuggling cases geared up
Elderly couple, domestic help found dead in Delhi's Vasant Vihar; Arvind Kejriwal expresses concern over safety of citizens
The bodies of an elderly couple and their domestic help were found dead at a house in Delhi’s Vasant Vihar on Sunday morning
Building collapse in Cambodia leaves 18 dead, 24 injured; rescuers struggle to reach workers trapped in debris of Chinese project
Eighteen people were killed when an under-construction building in Cambodia collapsed early on Saturday
Eight dead, six injured after being struck by thunderstorm, lightning in Odisha; several districts see pre-monsoon rains
The monsoon will reach Odisha five-six days late this time, said Indian Meteorological Department's (MeT) local office here on Monday as the pre-monsoon showers were reported from parts of the state
Hotel Arpit Palace fire in Delhi: Earlier call could have saved more lives, says fire officer; most died due to suffocation
After Delhi hotel fire tragedy, Chief Fire Officer Atul Garg said more lives could have been saved if they had got the call on time
Yavatmal pesticide poisoning: Lack of accountability, negligence and abysmal medical facilities behind farmers' deaths
Pesticide deaths are not new to Yavatmal and according to information recently obtained under the Right to Information (RTI) Act by this correspondent, the district reported two deaths each year in 2013-14 and 2014-15. In 2015-16, eight people died due to pesticide poisoning.
'Beast from the East': Snow, freezing winds from Siberian cold snap cause deaths, snap transit routes across Europe
Persistent snow and freezing conditions from a Siberian cold snap snarled transit Wednesday and caused a handful of deaths across a swathe of Europe.
Odisha government claimed that no farmer in the state committed suicide due to agriculture-related issues though 18 such allegations were made.
Indoor air pollution deadlier than industrial, caused 1.24 lakh premature deaths in India in 2015, finds study
Indoor air pollution caused 1.24 lakh premature deaths in India in 2015, more than the emissions from coal power plants or other industrial sources.
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee, on Monday, said that some people were attempting to create panic regarding a dengue outbreak in the state.
With several deaths due to pesticide poisoning reported in the district, Yavatmal police in Maharashtra on Friday registered a case against yet another retailer for selling pesticides without a license
Four persons were killed and nine others injured in separate incidents after lightning struck them in adjoining Thane and Palghar districts, according to officials of the district disaster cell
Fourteen new patients of pesticide poisoning were admitted in various hospitals of the district on Sunday, said a senior district official
Eleven people were killed in a series of overnight shootings in a Cape Town township, police said on Saturday, including four victims shot dead when gunmen opened fire in a bar