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Mob emboldened by TLP compromised leads to the murder of Priyantha
  • Mob emboldened by TLP compromised leads to the murder of Priyantha(22:40)
    By Dr Amjad Ayub Mirza

    It was a normal morning in the industrial town of smog-ridden Sialkot in eastern Pakistan. Priyantha Diyawadana was getting ready to go to RAJCO, a sportswear manufacturing factory, where he was a manager. He had been working there since 2010 and was known to the local community as a decent, hard working and pious man, until Friday.

Covid: Sri Lanka records first 'Omicron' case
  • Covid: Sri Lanka records first 'Omicron' case(15:37)
    By Susitha Fernando

    Colombo, Dec 3 (IANS) Sri Lanka health officials announced on Friday that the first Covid-19 infected carrying 'Omicron' variant was identified in Sri Lanka.

Deep Ocean Mission to harness Blue Economy, explore seabeds
  • Deep Ocean Mission to harness Blue Economy, explore seabeds(12:04)
    By Nivedita Khandekar

    New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) With an aim to harness the Blue Economy, the 'Deep Ocean Mission' of the Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) was approved by the Cabinet six months ago envisaging exploration of deep ocean resources, especially Polymetallic Nodules, from 6000 m depth.

Deep ocean, climate change and a mission
  • Deep ocean, climate change and a mission(10:45)
    By Nivedita Khandekar

    New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) India has outlined an ambitious plan to touch the depths of the Indian Ocean as part of its 'Deep Ocean Mission' with the Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) as its nodal implementing agency.

Twitter removes 3.465 state-linked info ops, Twitterati bemoans bigger 'losses'
Gita Gopinath to replace Okamoto as IMF's First Deputy Managing Director
'Focus on prevention to ensure better heart health'
  • 'Focus on prevention to ensure better heart health'(21:38)

    Hyderabad, Dec 2 (IANS) The 73rd Annual Conference of the Cardiological Society of India began here on Thursday with cardiologists advising people to focus on identification and prevention to ensure better heart health.

India will not send spent nuclear fuel to Russia: Govt
  • India will not send spent nuclear fuel to Russia: Govt(18:24)

    Chennai, Dec 2 (IANS) India will not be sending back the spent fuel generated at the nuclear power plants located in Tamil Nadu's Kudankulam as it considers it as a material of resource, Union Science and Technology Minister Dr Jitendra Singh has said.

Bloodbath in Pak stocks as index falls more than 2,000 points
Now book your Uber ride via WhatsApp in India
  • Now book your Uber ride via WhatsApp in India(11:40)

    New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) In a global-first move, ride-hailing major Uber and Meta-owned messaging platform WhatsApp on Thursday announced that people in India can now book an Uber ride via the company's official WhatsApp chatbot.

Farming impacted by climate change: The way ahead
  • Farming impacted by climate change: The way ahead(10:14)
    BY VISHAL GULATI

    New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Researchers led by Princeton University investigated how different climate scenarios and policy interventions could impact smallholder farmers, or those who maintain less than five acres of land using Nepal as a case study.

Jack Doresy's firm Square changes its name to Block
  • Jack Doresy's firm Square changes its name to Block(10:04)

    San Francisco, Dec 2 (IANS) Jack Dorsey''s financial services company Square has announced to change its name to Block, effective from December 10, as the former Twitter CEO renews his focus on Blockchain and cryptocurrencies.

Indian lawyers' LIFE awarded Right Livelihood Award 2021
  • Indian lawyers' LIFE awarded Right Livelihood Award 2021(08:44)

    New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Legal Initiative for Forest and Environment (LIFE) -- founded by legal eagles Ritwick Dutta and Rahul Choudhary -- were awarded the 2021 edition of the prestigious 'Right Livelihood Award' for the grassroots approach of empowering vulnerable communities to protect their livelihoods and claim their right to a clean environment.