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One in three women, around 736 million, are subjected to physical or sexual violence by an intimate partner or sexual violence from a non-partner in their lifetime, says a World Health Organisation (WHO) report. According to the report, this violence starts early — one in four young women (aged between 15-24 years) who have been in a relationship will have already experienced violence by an intimate partner by the time they reach their mid-twenties. Intimate…

New Delhi: The total number of global Covid-19 cases has topped 117 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 2.59 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University. In its latest update on Tuesday morning, the University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed that the current global caseload and death toll stood at 117,130,044 and 2,599,596, respectively. The US is the worst-hit country with the world’s highest number of cases and deaths…

Srinagar: Muslim conference chief and senior Hurriyat leader Professor Abdul Gani Bhat on Tuesday speaking to people at Handwara in a reiteration of his political stance said that dialogue is the only forward to move on Kashmir. He said that the leaders who want to move ahead in the work have their ways loaded with darkness and the future is threatened as all roads to peace pass through Kashmir. “The global leadership and especially that…

The overall number of global coronavirus cases has topped 64.4 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 1.49 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University. Showing the latest data, the University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) on Thursday revealed that the current global caseload and death toll stood at 64,447,657 and 1,491,559, respectively, a report by news agency IANS said. According to the CSSE, US is the worst-hit country with the…