In Delhi, Air So Dirty Your Head Hurts


NEW DELHI — A toxic cloud has descended on India’s capital, delaying flights and trains, causing coughs, headaches and even highway pileups, and prompting Indian officials on Wednesday to take the unprecedented step of closing 4,000 schools for nearly a week. Children on their way to school. On Wednesday, the authorities said they were shuttering More...

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By On Tuesday, November 7th, 2017

An award for burning elephant photo

An image of two elephants fleeing a mob that set them on fire has won top entry in a wildlife photography competition. (Warning: The full version of this image is below – some may find it distressing.) The More...
By On Sunday, September 10th, 2017

How to avoid writing irritating emails

After a conversation about subtly snarky emails went viral on twitter, it might be worth asking yourself: are you being accidentally rude? A couple of weeks ago, Danielle René caused a stir when she tweeted her More...
By On Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017

Muslim Womans stamped out unconstitutional “Triple Talaq” practiced over years

The Indian Supreme Court has ruled that the controversial practice of instant divorce in Islam is unconstitutional. It is being hailed as a huge victory by rights activists. But the battle was not easy, as the  Geeta More...
By On Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

PM Modi takes part in third International Day of Yoga

On the occasion of International Day of Yoga – 2017, the Prime Minister today participated in a mass Yoga demonstration event in Lucknow. Thousands of people gathered for the event at the Ramabai Ambedkar Maidan More...
By On Friday, April 7th, 2017

Best photos of the day: juvenile chimps and snazzy racegoers

Photo highlights from around the world, including Cherry blossom time and balloons over the Channel. Kyoto, JapanWomen in kimonos take a selfie in front of cherry blossomPhotograph: Jorge Silva/Reuters   Edinburgh, More...

Thousands of female fetuses are aborted in India every year, resulting in a gaping gender gap.
By On Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

Activists go undercover to expose illegal sex-selective abortions in India

New Delhi (India24x7news)A pregnant woman sat in a hospital consultation room in the western Indian state of Maharashtra. Thousands of female fetuses are aborted in India every year, resulting in a gaping gender More...
By On Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

Why these Anatomical Models are not Disgusting

Sleeping beauty However uncanny they might seem to us, the wax figures were primarily teaching tools. According to Ebenstein, “Each pristine wax model at the museum was the product of the careful study of cadavers More...
By On Monday, March 20th, 2017

Very Despairing. India Ranks Behind Pakistan,Bangladesh And Iraq In World Happiness Index

NEW YORK:  India ranked a low 122 on a list of the world’s happiest countries published under a UN initiative, dropping four ranks from last year and receded from China, Pakistan, Nepal and Iraq. The World More...

By On Wednesday, July 6th, 2011

China’s Women Buy Maseratis and Ferraris Like Italian Pastries

I totally missed this info nugget and in case you did, too: Chinese women buy three times more Maseratis and twice as many Ferraris than Western women do. A third of China’s millionaires are women, and they buy More...