In today's news roundup, an oil spill caused by a ship running aground has led Mauritius to declare an emergency, extreme monsoon rains leave much of Mumbai, India flooded, and astronauts return to Earth in NASA's first splashdown in 45 years.
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July has been a busy month in space and an especially busy month for missions to Mars. Here’s a look at the recent launches by NASA and China, as well as the story of two teenage girls from India who discovered an asteroid.
Heavy rains brought by monsoons are causing massive flooding across South Asia. Hundreds of thousands of people have been forced from their homes in Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Indonesia, China, and other countries.
On Monday, 20 Indian soldiers were killed during a fight with Chinese soldiers on the China-India border. Several border conflicts over the last month have raised tensions between the two countries to the highest level since 1967.
Among the more unusual news stories recently…a teenager carries her father hundreds of miles on her bike, New Zealand leader Jacinda Ardern doesn't let an earthquake shake her up, and scientists discover that penguin poop produces laughing gas.
Huge swarms of locusts are attacking farms and fields in northwest India. Billions of the insects are moving through Rajasthan toward central India, destroying crops in the worst locust invasion in over 25 years.
With heavy rains and strong winds, Cyclone Amphan hit the coast of India and Bangladesh on Wednesday afternoon, tearing up homes and other buildings, after forcing millions to evacuate.
Early Thursday morning, a deadly gas leak from a chemical factory in Visakhapatnam, India spread over a sleeping neighborhood, killing several and sending hundreds more to the hospital.
In today's news roundup, US President Donald Trump visits India, longtime president of Egypt Hosni Mubarak dies, and today, February 29, is leap day - the extra day that only comes around once every four years (or so).
Election results have been announced this week in several places around the world with some surprising results. Today, NFK looks at how things turned out in New Hampshire, Ireland, and Delhi.
In today's news roundup, the Wuhan coronavirus continues to spread, affecting people and businesses, Mumbai police get creative to stop drivers from honking, and an artist causes traffic jams with a little red wagon and 99 cell phones.