Surangi, 25, at the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage in Sri Lanka, gave birth to two healthy twins, according to officials of the institution.
The US-born giant panda Bei Bei has arrived in southwestern China after a 16-hour flight, with plenty of bamboo for him to munch on as he settled into his new home.
A Filipino couple from the capital are among the most joyful this season of Eid Al Adha, as God has blessed them with a son, a second after 12 midnight struck on Thursday evening for a brand new day.
Hiba, a resident of Sharjah, was rushed into NMC Royal Hospital in Sharjah on July 6, for an emergency Caesarean as she was only in the 31st week of her pregnancy.
When she smiles along with her 7-week-old baby boy, she feels it is like a dream.
“The relative and absolute numbers of Twins in the world are higher than they have ever been since the mid-twentieth century and this is likely to be an all-time high,” Professor Christiaan Monden, of the University of Oxford (UK), one of the study’s authors, said.
"The contractions weren't strong when we left at 2am to go to the hospital — although the interval between contractions were two and three minutes and they started increasing by the time we got there ten minutes later," Genter said.