As fear of Ebola infections spreads to developed economies, U.S. and British insurance companies have begun writing Ebola exclusions into standard policies to cover hospitals, event organisers and other businesses vulnerable to local disruptions.
The Burdwan blast and its aftermath - arrests and searches at madrasas - have given rise to concerns in the state, prompting Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to say criminals must be punished but a community cannot be branded. But as the unease mounted with back-to-back rallies in Burdwan by the Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind and the BJP, the city's Muslim professionals met today to voice their concern.
Google Inc launched an email service called "Inbox" on Wednesday that allows users to organize emails and reminders and shows information such as flight bookings, events and package deliveries in a more user-friendly way.
For historian, writer and environmentalist Nandita Krishna and many others in Tamil Nadu, Diwali began with an early morning oil bath, followed by a special pooja celebrating the death of Narakasura, a Hindu God.
Tensions surrounding the Ebola epidemic raging in west Africa sparked a deadly riot in Sierra Leone as the World Health Organization prepared on Wednesday to coordinate clinical trials of an experimental vaccine against the killer virus.