A fire tore through a martial arts training centre in China's Henan province on Friday killing at least 18 people, local authorities said.
President Jair Bolsonaro on Thursday said Brazil never paid for or received any doses of a coronavirus vaccine developed by Indian company Bharat Biotech, in response to allegations of irregularities in a deal that is under investigation.
Indian industry's doyen Jamsetji Tata has emerged as the biggest philanthropist globally in the last century by donating USD 102 billion, as per a list of top-50 givers prepared by Hurun Report and EdelGive Foundation.
Residents of four neighbourhoods of central Sydney were ordered to remain at home for a week on Friday to contain a growing outbreak of the highly contagious Delta variant of Covid-19.
Israeli researchers said Thursday they had found bones belonging to a "new type of early human" previously unknown to science, shedding new light on the course of human evolution.
Two officials of the Commercial Tax Department were killed on duty after a truck allegedly hit their SUV in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura district, police said on Thursday.
An unknown number of people died and dozens were injured after a tornado razed houses to the ground in the Czech Republic's southeast on Thursday, rescuers said.
Facility for genome sequencing has been started at the SMS Medical College in Jaipur for identifying Covid variants, the Rajasthan government announced on Thursday.
At least seven cases of the new Delta Plus variant of Coronavirus have been confirmed in Madhya Pradesh, two of the patients have died. Doctors said they had not received any vaccination.
Canada said on Thursday it had found no evidence that Iran's downing of a Ukrainian passenger plane last year had been premeditated, and condemned what it called the incompetence and recklessness of those responsible.
India asserted at an East Asia Summit meeting that the code of conduct being negotiated for the region should not prejudice the legitimate interests of third parties and be fully consistent with the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea.
A 23-year-old man was shot dead in Dwarka's Ambarhai village on Thursday and his wife severely injured, police said.
The Maharashtra unit of the BJP announced that it would hold ''chakka jam'' protest on June 26 at 1,000 places across the state over the Maha Vikas Aghadi government's alleged failure in protecting the political reservation for the OBC.
Mercedes-Benz USA said on Thursday sensitive personal information of nearly 1,000 customers and interested buyers was inadvertently made accessible on a cloud storage platform.
Congress MLA Fatehjang Singh Bajwa on Thursday said he has declined the government job offer for his son and asked state party chief Sunil Jakhar and two ministers of setting a similar precedence.