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Daily Archives: 21st September 2019

World’s biggest coastal cleanup campaign at Puri beach

It was a heart-warming picture to see the voluntary participation of hundreds of people who have been motivated to stop unnecessary littering and also extended help towards the cleaning drive.

Women respond quicker to natural disasters than men: Study

According to the researchers, eliminating the male head-of-household model is crucial for speeding overall household recovery.

After Pala, Kerala prepares for Assembly bypolls to 5 seats

With a month left for the by-elections to the five Assembly constituencies, the Left, the UDF and the BJP are expected to announce their candidates soon.

Dior exhibition held at silk museum in China

The exhibition will run until January 1, 2020.

NRAI slams Zomato for extending “Gold” programme on delivery

Gold on delivery will offer the second-highest priced item on the order for free, except for combos, MRP items and special dishes.

AI is offering more personalised services to the users

Playlists reflect music linked to different ethnicities and regions. A person with ancestral roots in Bengaluru, for example, might see Carnatic violinists and Kannada film songs on their playlists.

Bronze medal in World Wrestling Championship is not a victory, but motivation, says Bajrang...

Alongwith Punia, Ravi Kumar Dahiya also bagged bronze in the 57-kg category after he beat Iran's reigning Asian champion Reza Atri 6-3 to win his maiden Worlds medal.

Carolina Marin enters China Open final

In the other semifinal, Taiwan's Tai Tzu-ying defeated China's Chen Yufei 6-21, 21-13, 22-20 in 53 minutes to set up a summit clash with Marin, which will be played on Sunday.

Demanding the resignation of Abdel Fattah al-Sisi; anti-government protest beak out in Egypt

The demonstrations on Friday night were in response to corruption allegations against President Sisi's government

Boris Johnson will talk about climate change and instability in the Middle East in...

Johnson and the other world leaders are expected to discuss a series of ideas put forward by the UK on Thursday aimed at breaking the current deadlock, according to a UK government official.

“The country needs to focus on making its people healthier, especially at the grassroots,...

Kumar was delivering the valedictory address at JGU's two-day conclave on "Building a $5 Trillion Indian Economy: The Way Forward" this week.

Election Commission announces bypolls in 17 states, Puducherry on October 21

The EC said the notification for the bye-elections will be released on September 23.

Researchers have developed a wearable device which regrow hair

In side-by-side tests on hairless mice, the devices stimulated hair growth just as effectively as two different compounds found in baldness medicines, said the study published in the journal ACS Nano.

IMF mission concludes visit to Pakistan

The IMF mission, led by its Pakistan, Middle East and Central Asia Mission Chief Ernesto Ramirez Rigo, had visited Islamabad and Karachi from September 16-20 to take stock of economic developments since the start of the Extended Fund Facility (EFF) and discuss progress in the implementation of economic policies.

Mexican football moves to tackle homophobic slurs

The maximum penalty for Liga MX clubs will be a requirement to play future home matches behind closed doors.

Aadhaar becomes mandatory for claiming GST refunds

Sitharaman said that the Council had taken an "in-principle decision to link Aadhaar with registration of taxpayers under GST and examine the possibility of making Aadhaar mandatory for claiming refunds".

” I still feel like a student,” says, Swara Bhasker

Swara Bhasker was last seen in "Veere Di Wedding" (2018) along with Kareena Kapoor, Sonam Kapoor and Shikha Talsania.

Jio MAMI all set to host Word To Screen Market 2019

A total of 21 publishers will be participating in this edition of the Word to Screen Market including Harper Collins, Penguin Random House, Juggernaut Books, DC Books, Westland Publications and Rajkamal Prakashan among others.

Delhi Government is planning to expand bike ambulance services to entire city

The Delhi government had in February this year flagged off 16 bike ambulances on a pilot basis in one district of east Delhi.

Dalai Lama declares support for global climate strike

Tens of thousands of students across the globe staged protests, calling for urgent action on climate change ahead of the UN climate summit.

Italy set to join European military intervention force

The French-led initiative was formed in June 2018 and was proposed the previous year by Macron, who has called for a European army.

Experts panel is analysing cause of Vikram’s failure

The lander was also carrying a rover Pragyan which was to roll down from Vikram if it had soft-landed instead of the crash landing.

GST relief for FIFA under-17 Women’s WC 2020

The Women's under-17 FIFA World Cup is scheduled to be held in Odisha in November next year.

US dollar rises on positive economic outlook

The dollar index, which measures the greenback against six major peers, rose 0.25 per cent at 98.5200 in late trading.

Union Home Ministry announces the Sardar Patel National Unity Award

In a notification issued on Friday, the ministry said the decoration shall be conferred by the President by a 'Sanad' (certificate) "under his hand and seal".

Brazil opens it’s consulate in Bengaluru

As a few Brazilian firms are in Bengaluru and a couple of the city-based companies have subsidiaries in Brazil, the consulate will promote two-way trade between the countries.

Flavoured e-cigarettes can worsen asthma

The researchers didn't analyse the liquids directly, to confirm what they contained, however there is evidence from previous research that flavours categorised as "buttery/creamy" and "cinnamon", which likely include "Banana Pudding" and "Cinnacide", respectively, are toxic.

Global climate March conducts in Pakistan

Celebrities as well as leaders, including Senator Sherry Rehman, have called on people to participate in the climate march.

Sourav Ganguly inaugurates ‘Pavilion’- first cricket-themed restaurant

This rich and massive collection of cricket memorabilia has been collected by Moin Bin Moksud over a period of twenty years.

Twitter purges over 10,000 propaganda accounts in 6 nations

The micro-blogging platform has permanently suspended DotDev, and all accounts associated with them.