Bakri Eid 2020 date: Festival to be celebrated on 1 August; here's all you need to know about its significance
Bakri Eid commemorates the story in the Quran of God appearing to Ibrahim in a dream and commanding him to sacrifice his son as an act of obedience.
According to the World Health Organisation, around 325 million people globally are living with hepatitis infection.
The fate of polar bears has long been a flashpoint in the debate over human-caused climate change, used by scientists and environmentalists as well as deniers in their arguments
Hundreds of thousands of seriously ill coronavirus patients who survive and leave the hospital are facing a new and difficult challenge: Recovery
As Donald Trump warns of 'scandal of our times', here are the facts about mail-in voting and voter fraud in the US
As US states grapple with how to safely carry out elections during a pandemic, President Donald Trump has made an escalating series of fantastical — and false — accusations about the risks of embracing mail voting
Treating COVID-19: As widely-available steroid dexamethasone raises hopes, a look at other potential treatments in trials already
So far there are no approved treatments for the coronavirus infection which has claimed more than 443,000 lives globally and 9,900 in India alone
World Blood Donor Day 2020: Donating while menstruating and 11 other questions you may have about giving blood
World Blood Donor Day 2020: Donating while menstruating and 11 other questions you may have about giving blood World Blood Donor Day is observed every year on June 14th to raise more awareness about the act of donating blood and celebrate the ones who save countless lives by doing it. There are many among us who want to donate blood but are held back by misinformation and doubts about the procedure of it
As calls mount to defund or disband police departments across the US, here's what such a process would actually entail
A veto-proof majority of the Minneapolis City Council pledged on Sunday to dismantle the Minneapolis Police Department, promising to create a new system of public safety in a city where law enforcement has long been accused of racism
World Creativity and Innovation Day 2020: First celebrated in 2018, occasion aims to highlight role of creativity in achieving SDGs
According to the UN, innovation, creativity and mass entrepreneurship can give new impetus to economic growth and job creation.
World Art Day 2020: Occasion marks Leonardo Da Vinci's birth anniversary, aims to create awareness about diversity of artistic expression
The day was adopted by the International Association of Art, a partner of UNESCO, to create awareness of creative activity worldwide.
Hydroxychloroquine and Coronavirus: All you need to know about drug that may be key in COVID-19 fight
According to government data, India is capable of producing 40 metric tonnes of hydroxycholoroquine every month, that is 20 crore 200 mg tablets
Coronavirus explainer: 'What are the symptoms?', 'Is there a cure?' and other COVID-19 questions answered
As the coronavirus continues to spread across the globe, the news is coming at a fast and furious pace. But don’t let the volume send you into a panic about your health and that of your loved ones
Post of Chief of Defence Staff comes at a time of flux in military-civil relations, challenge will be identifying and plugging defence loopholes
As the post of Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) for Indian Armed Forces is set to materialise, write-ups have proliferated advocating a star-embedded, Leviathan size CDS with overarching powers.
Cyberabad Police chief Vishwanath C Sajjanar the common factor in 2008 Warangal and 2019 Hyderabad incidents
Vishwanath C Sajjanar, the Cyberabad police commissioner, was SP in Warangal police when three men accused of an acid attack were gunned down in an alleged encounter in 2015.
'Dying' for a better life: At South Korean healing centre, people fake funerals to seek reconciliation with loved ones
Funeral company Hyowon began offering the living funerals to help people appreciate their lives, and seek forgiveness and reconciliation.
Haryana government formation: Manohar Lal Khattar sworn in as CM for second innings; JJP's Dushyant Chautala takes oath as deputy CM
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is set for a second term in Haryana, as part of a coalition with the Jannayak Janata Party (JJP) after Manohar Lal Khattar and JJP chief Dushyant Chautala on Sunday took oath as chief minister and deputy chief minister respectively.
Haryana govt formation updates: Manohar Lal Khattar sworn-in for 'second innings' as CM, Dushyant Chautala takes oath deputy CM
Haryana govt formation LIVE updates: BJP leader Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday took the oath of office as Haryana chief minister for the second consecutive term. Khattar has begun his 'second innings' in a coalition government with the JJP
From guitarfish with no lids to a squid with orange-sized lenses, the animal kingdom's eyes are proof of nature's creativity
The animal kingdom, however, has the strangest, most complex eyes within it, from six-eyed spiders to geckos that can see 350 times better than humans. Some animals see infrared and ultraviolet, parts of the spectrum not visible to humans. Some animals even use their eyes to frighten predators or, like butterflies, imitate the eyes of larger animals with completely different parts of their bodies
Satya Pal Malik likely to become J&K L-G: Governor prescribed President's Rule in state, defended 'blackout' after Article 370 revocation
73-year-old Satya Pal Malik has been associated with almost all political hues, starting as a socialist student leader in Meerut University to the vice president of the BJP
Brexit delay looms over UK Parliament after British MPs reject Boris Johnson's bid to force new divorce deal, demand more time to debate pact
European Council President Donald Tusk said Tuesday he will recommend EU leaders grant another Brexit extension, hours after British MPs rejected Prime Minister Boris Johnson's bid to force his divorce deal through parliament this week