Child in Africa being administered polio drugs

Africa now free from wild polio: A momentous milestone

Africa has been declared free from wild polio, after decades of work by a coalition of international health bodies, national and local governments, community volunteers and survivors. Four years after the last... Read more »
Kamala Harris - The VP Candidate of the Democratic party

Kamala Harris is Joe Biden’s VP pick. Here’s her connection to Chennai

Kamala Harris is Joe Biden’s running mate for the 2020 United States presidential election on August 11, 2020, becoming the third female U.S. vice presidential nominee of a major party. She is... Read more »
Jacinda Arden - Prime Minister of New Zealand

100 days without COVID-19: New Zealand and Fiji

New Zealand on Sunday marked 100 days since it stamped out the spread of the coronavirus, a rare bright spot in a world that continues to be ravaged by the disease. Fiji... Read more »
Giant SOS on a remote island

Giant SOS on Pacific isle leads to rescue of three stranded sailors

(Reuters) – Three Micronesian sailors stranded on a remote Pacific island drew a giant SOS message in the sand to attract the attention of rescuers, who found them three days after they... Read more »
Afghan Girls Robotics team

Afghan all-girls robotics team designs low-cost ventilator

The all-female Afghan Robotics Team, which has won international awards for its robots, started work in March on an open-source, low-cost ventilator as the coronavirus pandemic hit the war-torn nation. It took... Read more »