A decade of slow progress towards better parity between the sexes has screeched to a halt, the World Economic Forum (WEF) said on Wednesday.
Whales and dolphins live in tightly-knit social groups, have complex relationships, communicate with each other and even have regional dialects.
Millions of women across the world have been sharing their experiences of sexual harassment and abuse in an online campaign using the hashtag #MeToo.
Madhya Pradesh, once popularly known as the 'tiger state', has lost 17 big cats so far this year.
The renewable energy sector is growing faster than expected, driven largely by a "new era" in solar power, the International Energy Agency said.
Life on Earth began after meteorites splashed into warm little ponds and leached them with essential elements between 3.7 and 4.5 billion years ago.
A visit to Gandhi's ancestral home, Kirti Mandir complex in Porbandar, gives you a glimpse into the life of a man behind the Mahatma.
Now, entering 2018, the number of Padminis on the streets of Mumbai couldn't be more than 200-300, and the number continues to drop at an increasingly fast pace. According to the government's rule, by 2020, no Padmini will be allowed to ply on the streets.
Two US astronauts and a Russian cosmonaut blasted off for the International Space Station in a nighttime launch from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.
First, there was Harvey, which put much of Houston under water. Now Hurricane Irma is rampaging across the Caribbean and closing in on Miami.
The Zika virus can wreak havoc on the brain of a developing fetus, but its destructive power may be harnessed to fight a form of adult brain cancer.
Ganesh Chaturthi in Mumbai: Hundreds of devotees throng Lal Baug pandal celebrating festival for 90th year
Ganesh Chaturthi is one of Mumbai's favourite festivals. This year, Lal Baug's Ganesh Galli pandal completes 90 years, and hundreds of devotees have thronged the pandal to seek the blessings of the elephant god.
Vitamin C injections may halt the progression of blood cancer by encouraging faulty stem cells in the bone marrow to die, a study in mice has found.
Israel Kristal, the world's oldest man who lived through both World Wars and survived the Auschwitz concentration camp has passed away just a month short of his 114th birthday, his family has said.
As someone who has lived in rented dwellings for over 11 years, I’ve been rejected by several prospective owners for either being single or living with animals.
Obsessing over the benefits of breastfeeding can make new mothers feel unnecessarily worried or guilty.
Human trafficking, especially of children, is a big menace for the society and the Maharashtra government has taken a slew of steps to deal with the issue, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Thursday said.
Humanity will have used up its allowance of planetary resources such as water, soil, and clean air for all of 2017 by next week.
An experimental HIV vaccine was well-tolerated and generated immune responses against the deadly virus in healthy human adults.
Industry has made more than 9.1 billion tons of plastic since 1950 and there's enough left over to bury Manhattan under more than three kilometres of trash.