Category: Asia

96-year-old woman tops literacy exam in India

A 96-year-old woman, Karthyayani Amma, set a record by scoring 98 marks out of 100 in the literacy examination in the Southern Indian state of Kerala, officials said Thursday. The Kerala State literacy mission conducts…

Flooding kills 76 people in North Korea

Flooding has killed 76 people with 75 missing while thousands were left homeless and more than 800 buildings destroyed in North Korea, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies said on Thursday….