naidu: Vice President Naidu urges people to reduce carbon footprint | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu expressed concern on Saturday over the deteriorating air quality in the major cities of the country, especially during winters, and urged people to … Read More

Karnataka: Covid-19 infections at Dharwad medical college rise to 281; Govt hints at action | Bengaluru News – Times of India

BENGALURU: With the number of Covid-19 infections at Dharwad’s Medical College reaching 281 and new clusters emerging in Bengaluru amid the threats of new variant ‘Omicron’, Karnataka chief minister Basavaraj … Read More

Over 4 million Afghan children out of school, more than half are girls: Unicef – Times of India

KABUL: More than 4 million children are out of school in Afghanistan, with girls being the most affected, United Nations Children’s Fund (Unicef) has informed. The UN body also said … Read More

Heavy rain claims three more lives in Tamil Nadu | Chennai News – Times of India

CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu revenue and disaster management minister KKSSR Ramachandran on Saturday said three more rain-related deaths were reported in the state — in Ariyalur, Tirunelveli and Tirupur districts. He … Read More

‘Need to be cautious, proactive’: PM Modi chairs meeting amid concerns over Omicron variant | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday chaired a high-level meeting amid rising concerns over a new Covid variant detected in South Africa. At the meeting, the Prime Minister … Read More

Where Afghanistan’s new Taliban leaders went to school – Times of India

Students at the Darul Uloom Haqqania seminary, one of PakistanÕs largest and oldest, in Akhora Khattak (NYT) AKORA KHATTAK (PAKISTAN): The Taliban have seized Afghanistan, and this school could not … Read More

Two merchant vessels collide in Gulf of Kutch, no casualty, oil spill reported; ICG ships on standby | India News – Times of India

AHMEDABAD: Two merchant vessels collided in the Gulf of Kutch, although no casualty or oil slick was reported in the incident, a defence official in Gujarat said on Saturday. The … Read More

wto: WTO’s big conference postponed due to new Covid variant – Times of India

GENEVA: Next week’s World Trade Organization ministerial conference, the global trade body’s biggest gathering in four years, was postponed at the last minute Friday due to the new Omicron Covid-19 … Read More