As deadly violence erupted in the northeast of New Delhi this week, with armed mobs rampaging the streets, a small hospital located in a densely-packed Muslim neighborhood found itself at the epicenter of the unrest.
Small Delhi hospital overwhelmed by wave of violence
Consumerist mecca New York targets its throwaway culture this weekend with a ban on single-use plastic bags that has been years in the making and is still rare in America.
Banned! New York sends plastic bags packing
Ghaziabad is known as an Indian travel hub just to the northeast of New Delhi, but it has a new (and dubious) distinction as home of the world’s worst air, according to PM2.5 pollution rankings from air-quality tech firm IQAir.
Report’s global ranking on air pollution has a few surprises
An emergency Cobra meeting of government ministers, to discuss the rapidly escalating global coronavirus crisis, has been called by Boris Johnson for Monday.
Boris Johnson to chair emergency Cobra meeting- first patient reported in Wales
What children choose to read outside school directly influences their academic performance, according to a major new study led by the University of Malaga and University College London (UCL), and published in the peer-reviewed journal Oxford Review of Education.
Children who read books daily score higher in school tests: Study
United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres called women’s inequality “stupid” and a cause for global shame, as he pledged to press governments to end discriminatory laws in the face of a “strong and relentless pushback” against women’s rights.
UN chief declares women's inequality 'stupid' and a global shame
A flagship $500-million World Bank scheme to help the poorest countries deal with a health emergency is “too little too late” for the coronavirus outbreak, said health experts.
World Bank's $500m coronavirus push 'too late' for poor countries: Experts
New cars sold in the UK produce more carbon dioxide than older models, according to new research that suggests the industry is going backwards in tackling the climate crisis.
New cars producing more carbon dioxide than older models
A leaked government document has suggested up to 500,000 people could die from coronavirus if the disease is able to infect up to 80 per cent of the country.
Coronavirus could kill half a million Britons and infect 80 percent of UK population, government documents indicate

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