Students shout slogans as they display placards during a protest against the alleged rape and murder of a 27-year-old woman in Kolkata on Monday. Reuters
A six-year-old girl student, who went missing on Saturday in Rajathan’s Tonk district, was found allegedly raped and strangled to death with her own school belt on Sunday, police said.
Hundreds of people on Saturday laid siege to a police station where four men are being held over the latest gruesome rape-murder to shock India.
Two brothers have been arrested in India for allegedly raping their 12-year-old sister who was later beheaded with a sickle, police said Wednesday.
The first phase testing would take around three months, CSIRO's director of health Rob Grenfell told Reuters, adding that any resulting vaccine would not be available to the public before late next year.
Confirmed coronavirus infections around the world approached one million on Thursday as the pandemic spread at a "near-exponential" rate, with a six-week-old baby becoming one of the youngest known victims.
The Chinese city, Shenzhen has banned consumption of dogs and cats as part of a clampdown on the wildlife trade since the emergence of the novel coronavirus.