Published on May 23 2019 // Featured, Slideshow, World News
Snakebite claims lives of 200 persons per day
Snakebites kill more than 200 people a day around the world, but Thai firefighter Pinyo Pookpinyo was one of the lucky ones. When the tip of his thumb was bitten by a king cobra, he made it to a Bangkok hospital within 15 minutes. There, he was given a serum that stopped the venom, which can be fatal,...

Published on May 23 2019 // Featured, Obituary, Slideshow
An Indian woman climber died on Mt Everest last night, bringing death toll to 13 on different mountains above 8,000 m in the spring climbing season, the expedition organisers said. According to Thupden Sherpa, an official at Arun Treks, Anjali S Kulkarni from Mumbai, India breathed her last at above...

Published on May 23 2019 // Featured, Slideshow, Sports
Dhoni should be India’s No. 5: Sachin Tendulkar
As the Indian team works on getting the batting order right for the 2019 World Cup, legendary batsman Sachin Tendulkar feels India’s usual No. 5, MS Dhoni, should be batting at the same spot in England. Lately, India’s number 4 has become a musical chair affair with a couple of batsmen being...

Published on May 23 2019 // Slideshow, World News
The Indian Lok Sabha Election results will be declared today. As per the current trends, Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA is leading on over 300 seats, hinting at a clear majority to Modi and paving way for his next premiership. The Election Results 2019 will only be declared in the evening, Indian...

Published on Apr 23 2019 // bignews, Featured, Slideshow
World’s key media agencies announce Belt and Road News Network
Aiming to streamline the information on the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and disseminate official and authentic news coverage, the Belt and Road News Network (BRNN) Council was formally launched on Tuesday. The BRNN was officially announced in Beijing amid a grand function attended by top media leaders...

Published on Apr 22 2019 // Featured, Slideshow, World News
Anti-American comedian Volodymyr Zelensky elected Ukraine’s President
Exit polls predicted that anti-American Volodymyr Zelensky, a former television actor and comedian is near victory as Ukraine’s presidential elections. Citing results of the exit polls, Al Jazeera reported that the comedian will defeat incumbent President Petro Poroshenko with 73.2 per cent of...

Published on Apr 22 2019 // bignews, Featured, Slideshow, World News
Indian elections 2019: Congress announces candidates for Delhi
Head of the ongoing multi-phases polls, the Indian Congress Monday declared names of its candidates for six out of seven seats in capital New Delhi. However, the party has not announced a candidate for South Delhi. The probable names for the seat are Rajkumar Chauhan and Sushil Kumar, according to Indian...

Published on Apr 22 2019 // Bookworm, Featured, Slideshow
Sri Lanka Church bomb blasts: Officials confirm death of 290 people
The death toll from the multiple explosions which shook Sri Lanka on Sunday has risen to 290, while over 500 have been injured, the police said Monday. Earlier reports put the number of casualties at 228, with 450 wounded in the nine attacks that occurred at three churches and four hotels across the...