Jaipur, Dec 4 (IANS) The family members of Wing Commander late Rajendra Kumar Sharda donated his mortal remains to the SMS Medical College in Jaipur on Saturday, as per the last wish of the veteran Indian Air Force officer, said Lt Col Amitabh Sharma, PRO Defence, Rajasthan.
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) Indian workers have the strongest preference for full-time remote work, 57 per cent compared to the global average of 37 per cent and the preference for hybrid work has grown slightly from 25 per cent in 2020 to 28 per cent in 2021, a new report revealed on Saturday.
New York, Dec 3 (IANS) The IMF on Friday said its First Deputy Managing Director (FDMD), Geoffrey Okamoto, will leave early next year and Gita Gopinath, currently the Chief Economist, is proposed to replace him.
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) The triumph of optimism over adversity may be the best quote to describe Dr Akshansh Gupta, who was struck by cerebral palsy, yet became a scientist working on deep-learning architecture for motor imagery brain-computer interface (BCI) that helps differently-abled people to do their daily routine work with ease.
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Of Indias 1.4 billion people, the worlds second-highest population, 1.25 billion have received their first inoculation against Coronavirus, while 38 per cent have received both the shots.
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Amid severe air pollution in Delhi, the Supreme Court has often witnessed either Centre blaming the Delhi government for not doing enough to curb pollution and vice versa. The Delhi government has also blamed stubble burning carried out by farmers in the neighbouring states. But, on Friday during the hearing, the Uttar Pradesh counsel, while opposing the closure of industries in UP, blamed the winds from Pakistan.
Bhopal, Dec 3 (IANS) The 37th anniversary of the Bhopal gas tragedy, one of the the world's worst industrial disasters in which 3,000-4000 people lost their lives on being exposed to methyl isocyanate gas and other highly toxic substances, is being observed on Friday.
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Meta has announced that it is expanding 'Facebook Protect', its security programme for people that are more likely to be targeted by malicious hackers, to more countries including India --covering human rights defenders, journalists and government officials.
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 2 (IANS) The Indian Coast Guard stepped in to help with the rescue operations of MV Kavaratti after a fire mishap.
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) A year has gone by since Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced he is finally entering India. For the rich and famous eagerly awaiting the arrival of Tesla cars, the arduous wait continues owing to the import duty tussle between Musk and the government amid repeated "come and manufacture/assemble your cars here" calls from the top ministers.
Kolkata, Dec 2 (IANS) Prompted by the observation that most of the accidents happen at the dead hour of night or early hour of the morning because of extreme tiredness of the drivers, the Kolkata Traffic Police has started offering hot tea to the men on the wheels.