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'Trip of our lifetime': Two women in their 50s embark on eight-hour scooter ride to Shrivardhan

Indian Express | 2023-02-07, 08:53

A social media post of a trip undertaken by two women in the 50s is winning hearts online. The women, childhood friends, went to Shrivardhan in Maharashtra on a scooter, and their trip has been documented by Official Humans of Bombay. The clip shows an old

After disruptions over Adani issue, Lok Sabha takes up debate on motion of thanks on President\u2019s address

Indian Express | 2023-02-07, 08:53

After disruption over the Adani issue for several days, Lok Sabha began functioning smoothly on Tuesday, with the House taking up the debate on the motion of thanks on the President\u2019s address. Opening the debate, BJP member Chandra Prakash Joshi said the

Indian-American teen in Johns Hopkins’ world’s ‘brightest’ list

The Siasat Daily | 2023-02-07, 08:53

New York: An Indian-American teenager has been named in the “world’s brightest” students list for a second year in a row by the US-based Johns Hopkins Center For Talented Youth (CTY), based on the results of above-grade-level tests of more

Calcutta HC dismisses plea for fast-track hearing on Adani Group's power project in Murshidabad district

India TV | 2023-02-07, 08:53

Adani row: In the latest development to the ongoing Adani row, the Calcutta High Court on Tuesday rejected a plea for a fast-track basis hearing of the PIL against the installation of high-tension electricity lines by an Adani Group-owned power plant at

Russian cookbook author convicted in absentia under bogus law

The Eastern Herald | 2023-02-07, 08:50

A Moscow court has sentenced a popular cookbook author

Shark Tank India 2: ‘Don't give wrong information’, Anupam Mittal to pitchers of herbal tea brand

Pinkvilla | 2023-02-07, 08:48

In the recent episode of Shark Tand India, a herbal tea brand offered its pitch to the judges. Anupam Mittal called them out claiming they are gimmicking. Written by | Published on Feb 07, 2023 | 02:14 PM IST | 821 Shark

[INTERVIEW] 'Korea, US can create synergy in space industry': NASA ambassador

Korea Times | 2023-02-07, 08:48

Paul Yun, a solar system ambassador of NASA, speaks in Houston about the U.S. space agency's candidate areas for the landing of humans on Mars by the late 2030s or early 2040s, in this 2015 file photo. Courtesy of NASA Space expert positively views Korea's

Court sides with victim of Korean military's Vietnam War atrocities

Korea Times | 2023-02-07, 08:48

Nguyen Thi Thanh, right, speaks during a press conference held in Seocho District, southern Seoul in August, 2022. Newsis By Lee Yeon-woo A district court has ruled in favor of a Vietnamese national who filed a lawsuit against the Korean government for the

Support for earthquake victims in Turkey

Korea Times | 2023-02-07, 08:48

International rescue workers move equipment for

Korea could resume issuing short-term visas to Chinese visitors soon

Korea Times | 2023-02-07, 08:48

Jee Young-mee, commissioner of the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency speaks during a press conference held at the agency's headquarters in Osong, North Chungcheong Province, Tuesday. Courtesy of Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency KDCA chief

Pathan Box Office Collection: Pathan का जलवा कायम, KGF को छोड़ा पीछे, घरेलू बॉक्स ऑफिस पर 438.5 करोड़ का कलेक्शन  

Financial Express | 2023-02-07, 08:47

Pathan Box Office Collection: पठान ने अपने दूसरे सोमवार यानी 6 फरवरी को 9.50 करोड़ रुपये कमाए. इसके साथ ही घरेलू बॉक्स ऑफिस पर पठान की कुल कमाई 438.5 करोड़ रुपये की हो गई है. Follow Us Pathan Box Office Collection: बॉलीवुड सुपरस्टार शाहरुख खान (Shah Rukh

Chinese rescue team heading for earthquake-stricken areas in Türkiye

China.dot.org | 2023-02-07, 08:45

HANGZHOU, Feb. 7 (Xinhua) -- A Chinese non-governmental rescue team set off from an east China airport Tuesday morning to join earthquake relief efforts in Türkiye. The team of eight earthquake relief experts from the Rescue

Economic Watch: Full rollout of IPO reform underway in China to better serve real economy

China.dot.org | 2023-02-07, 08:45

BEIJING, Feb. 7 (Xinhua) -- China unveiled draft rules last week for the rollout of the registration-based initial public offering (IPO) system across the domestic stock market, representing a major leap forward in the reform of one of the world's biggest

ChiNext Index closes lower Tuesday

China.dot.org | 2023-02-07, 08:45

BEIJING, Feb. 7 (Xinhua) -- The ChiNext Index,

First Hong Kong tour group arrives in Beijing as cross-boundary travel resumes

China.dot.org | 2023-02-07, 08:45

The first tour group from Hong Kong, comprised of 17 people, arrived in Beijing on Feb. 6, marking the full resumption of cross-boundary travel between Hong Kong and the mainland.

Indian Army's Medical Team Leaves For Earthquake-Hit Turkey

NDTV | 2023-02-07, 08:45

The Indian Army on Tuesday mobilised a field hospital to provide medical support to the earthquake-affected people of Turkey in line with the government's decision to provide support to the country. ...

"Any Aggressive Designs Will Be Met With...": Army General On LAC Situation

NDTV | 2023-02-07, 08:45

The Army today said it was prepared to give an appropriate response to any adverse aggressive designs of China in the Ladakh sector, maintaining that the integrity of the country was being ensured... ...

BJP Leader CP Joshi "Glorified Sati," Says Opposition, Blocks Parliament

NDTV | 2023-02-07, 08:45

Opposition leaders in the Lok Sabha today protested in the well of the House, claiming BJP member CP Joshi glorified the practice of 'sati'. ...

Bengal Governor Compares Mamata Banerjee To Vajpayee, BJP Fumes

NDTV | 2023-02-07, 08:45

West Bengal Governor CV Ananda Bose's high praise for Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at a recent event has led to uneasiness in the state BJP, which is already upset over their bonhomie. ...

Myanmar civil war getting too close to India’s border for comfort

The Hindu | 2023-02-07, 08:44

While a report by the Special Advisory Council on Myanmar said the US, European and Asian firms are helping the Tatmadaw manufacture weapons, the International Crisis Group said the resistance forces are crowdfunding the civil war ...

Will give appropriate response to any aggression: Army Commander on LAC situation

The Hindu | 2023-02-07, 08:44

Measures to resolve the Line of Actual Control situation at diplomatic and operational levels are also simultaneously underway, Lt. General Upendra Dwivedi said. ...

Bengaluru to face power cuts next two days; check full list of affected areas

International Business Times | 2023-02-07, 08:39

Several areas in Bengaluru are expected to face power cuts on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday owing to maintenance work being taken up by the Karnataka Power Transmission Corporation Limited (KPTCL), the sole distributor of electricity across

\u2018BJP\u2019s doors are always open\u2019: Maharashtra BJP chief Chandrashekhar Bawankule on Balasaheb Thorat\u2019s resignation

Indian Express | 2023-02-07, 08:36

The BJP\u2019s doors are always open for everybody who wishes to join the party, Maharashtra BJP president Chandrashekhar Bawankule said on Tuesday amid talk of state Congress legislative party leader Balasaheb Thorat resigning from his post. \u201cThe

SC dismisses Rana Ayyub\u2019s plea challenging proceedings before Ghaziabad court in money laundering case

Indian Express | 2023-02-07, 08:36

The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed journalist Rana Ayyub\u2019s petition challenging the proceedings before a Ghaziabad court in a case under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) for allegedly laundering funds raised for charitable purposes via

Dip in civilian killings in J&K, sharp rise in number of injured persons in 3 years, MHA informs Lok Sabha

Indian Express | 2023-02-07, 08:36

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Tuesday informed the Lok Sabha that there is a dip in killings of civilians and security personnel in Jammu and Kashmir, but the number of injured persons in terrorist attacks has increased massively in the last three

Turkey earthquake: Indian Army dispatches 89-member medical team

Live Mint | 2023-02-07, 08:35

As part of its ongoing rescue operation in Turkey, Indian Army on Tuesday, mobilised a field hospital to provide medical support to the victims of the country's worst disaster since 1961.An 89-member medical team has been dispatched by the Agra-based Army

Blow to Congress in Maharashtra: Balasaheb Thorat resigns as legislature party chief amid rift with Nana Patole

Financial Express | 2023-02-07, 08:32

Thorat is a staunch Congress loyalist and has earlier served as the party’s state president apart from holding many key ministerial portfolios. Follow Us Maharashtra Congress leader Balasaheb Thorat on Tuesday resigned as the state legislature party

U.S. firms in Taiwan making ‘contingency’ plans amid China tensions

Asahi News | 2023-02-07, 08:30

TAIPEI--Almost half of companies surveyed by the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) in Taiwan are revising or plan to revise their business continuity plans amid tensions with China, while a growing number reported being impacted by those strains. China,

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