Odisha hospital fire toll rises to 26

Bhubaneswar , Oct 22

The death toll in Odisha's SUM Hospital fire has mounted to 26, as a person undergoing treatment at Apollo Hospital here succumbed to injuries on Saturday, a health official said.

Clear Saturday morning in Delhi

New Delhi , Oct 22

It was a clear Saturday morning here with the minimum temperature recorded at 25 degrees Celsius, the season's average, officials said.

Southern East Africa getting wetter, not dryer

New York , Oct 22

Contradicting the prevailing notion that the African continent has been getting progressively drier over time, a new study has found that drought in the continent has actually decreased over the past 1.3 million years.

Fire at hospital in Delhi, no casualties

New Delhi , Oct 22

Fire was reported in the children's ward of Guru Tegh Bahadur Hospital here on Saturday, and all 15 children admitted were safely taken out, officials said.

21 killed in Russia helicopter crash landing

Moscow , Oct 22

Twenty-one people were killed and three others rescued after an MI-8 helicopter crash-landed in Russian Siberia's Yamal Peninsula on Friday night due to poor weather conditions.