ndia’s daily caseload crossed the 40,000-mark for the fourth day in a row as the country saw 45,083 fresh cases of Covid-19 on Sunday, according to the Union Health Ministry’s data.
Five states accounted for 89.17 per cent of the total cases, with Kerala contributing 31,265 cases in the past 24 hours, followed by Maharashtra with 4,831 cases, Tamil Nadu with 1,551 cases, Andhra Pradesh with 1,321 cases and Karnataka with 1,229 cases.
Wingtips of certain species of silkmoth are structured to reflect sound and throw off attackers, according to a new study. Researchers at the University of Bristol have discovered that the tips of some saturniid moth forewings are curiously rippled and folded. They found that these unique structures strongly reflect sound, meaning that a bat hunting using echolocation […]
The uneven state of the pandemic across the world was on full display Wednesday, with India setting a global record for one-day fatalities, while the U.S. reported continued declines in cases and deaths and the European Union said it would open its borders to vaccinated travelers after months of restrictions. The divergent state of affairs […]
The Pentagon authorised another 1,000 troops to help evacuate US citizens and Afghans who worked for them from Kabul, a US official said on Sunday (Aug 15), after the embassy warned the security situation at the city’s airport was changing quickly. The official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said the addition brings the total number of troops […]