UN voices concern over escalating violence in Syria

The ongoing fighting has killed and injured dozens of civilians in recent weeks, including many women and children, Xinhua news agency quoted Farhan Haq, deputy spokesman for UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, as saying on Friday.

UNGA President-elect Abdulla Shahid meets Modi

Modi and Shahid also discussed the rapid growth in the India-Maldives bilateral relationship in recent years. Prime Minister expressed satisfaction that bilateral projects are progressing well despite the constraints of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Hubble telescope back in action, releases new images

The new snapshots, from a programme led by Julianne Dalcanton of the University of Washington in Seattle, feature a galaxy with unusual extended spiral arms and the first high-resolution glimpse at an intriguing pair of colliding galaxies.