(LONDON) -- India's southern state of Kerala is currently facing an outbreak of the rare, but potentially serious Nipah virus with at least two deaths so far, according to local reports.Health officials have closed schools and offices in Kerala and hundreds of residents are... Read More.
(NEW DELHI) -- President Joe Biden is scheduled to depart for India and Vietnam Thursday on a trip that includes the Group of 20 summit and is designed to further cement the United States' influence in Asia and counter China's rise around the world.The... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- President Joe Biden will travel to India next month to attend this year's Group of 20 leaders' summit, potentially placing him in the same venue as Russian President Vladimir Putin, the White House said Tuesday.Biden will travel to New Delhi, the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The tiger conservation efforts in Asia have been so successful that they had an unintended -- and equally beneficial -- consequence of preventing further some greenhouse gas emissions from entering the atmosphere, a new study finds.Enhanced protection of Indian forests for... Read More.
(FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga.) -- A woman accused of putting her newborn in a plastic bag and abandoning her in the Georgia woods nearly four years ago has been denied bond after prosecutors argued she could intimidate potential witnesses in the "Baby India" case.Karima Jiwani, 40,... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The State Department's latest survey of religious freedom around the world shows that conditions in some of the most oppressive nations around the world are growing even more dire as well as new, troubling trends, Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on... Read More.
(DETROIT) -- Ford plans to cut 3,000 jobs across the U.S., Canada and India, the automaker said in a letter to employees on Monday, describing the reductions as part of a "reshaping" to get more competitive in the electric vehicle (EV) market.Those affected include... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The Delta variant, which was first detected in India and which now makes up 6% of sequenced COVID-19 cases in the United States, has prompted recent calls from President Joe Biden and Dr. Anthony Fauci for more Americans to get vaccinated.While... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- COVID-19 variants are still threatening to spread in the U.S., National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director Anthony Fauci warned Tuesday, saying the possible threat of variants is a reason more Americans need to get vaccinated.Case rates have continued to decline... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Two coronavirus vaccines have shown to be effective against the variant first identified in India, according to a recent study.British government researchers studied the effectiveness of the Pfizer and AstraZeneca vaccines against India variant B.1.617.2 and the U.K. variant, B.1.1.7.The study,... Read More.