Omicron new coronavirus variant of concern: World Health Organization (WHO)

The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared a new coronavirus variant to be “of concern” and named,initially named B.1.1.529, it Omicron. It had a large number of mutations, and early evidence suggested an increased reinfection risk, the WHO said. It…

3 cities from India among world’s 10 most polluted cities: Basics Explained

The air quality and pollution city tracking service from IQAir, a Switzerland-based climate group that is also a technology partner of the United Nations Environmental Program, has shown that there are as many as three cities from India on the…

More than 33 lakh children in India malnourished: Basics Explained

Over 33 lakh children in India are malnourished and more than half of them fall in the severely malnourished category with Maharashtra, Bihar and Gujarat topping the list, the WCD ministry has said in response to an RTI query.  …