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McLaughlin-Levrone and Duplantis named World Athletes of the Year

American hurdler and sprinter Sydney McLaughlin-Levrone and Swedish pole vaulter Armand 'Mondo' Duplantis have been named World Athletes of the Year. McLaughlin-Levrone and Duplantis, winners of the Rising Stars awards just four years ago, broke the world records in their respective disciplines on more than one occasion this year. World Athletics Awards 2022 were announced on Tuesday. readmore...


ED gets custody of Chhattisgarh CM's Deputy Secy Chaurasia for 4 more days

A court in Raipur on Tuesday remanded Chhattisgarh CM's Deputy Secretary Saumya Chaurasia to Enforcement Directorate's (ED) custody for four more days in connection with a coal extortion case. The ED told the court that WhatsApp chats accessed by the Income Tax Department from Chaurasia's phone indicated that she shared confidential official information with coal trader Suryakant Tiwari. readmore...


Gang using fake ambulance to smuggle newborns in Punjab busted; 7 held

Patiala Police have arrested seven persons for smuggling newborn babies. The accused were using their SUV as an ambulance to deliver the babies to the buyers. Police have recovered the fake ambulance and two other vehicles and rescued two newborn babies from the accused, who were buying babies from poor families. readmore...


Woman declared dead 7 years ago found alive and married in UP; man in jail for 'murder'

A 21-year-old woman who was declared dead seven years ago after her father identified an unknown dead body as his daughter has now been found alive and married in Uttar Pradesh. A man has been serving jail term for the last seven years for her murder. Police presented the woman in a court and requested to conduct her DNA test. readmore...


I gave up on acting, thinking it was too far-fetched: Ranveer Singh

Ranveer Singh said he was in 10th Class when he thought of becoming an actor. However, he added, "I kind of gave up on it, thinking it was too far-fetched...the examples of people having made it into this glitzy industry from the outside were too few." Ranveer stated, "There was just Shah Rukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan and Akshay Kumar." readmore...


Waste of time to be at war with ourselves: Downey on Tarantino's comment

Actor Robert Downey Jr reacted to filmmaker Quentin Tarantino's 'Marvelization of Hollywood' comment and said, "It's a waste of time to be at war with ourselves." He added, "Throwing stones one way or another...I've had my reactions in the past when people said things that I felt were discrediting my integrity...I go...'Let's just get over it. We're all a community'." readmore...


'Hera Pheri 3' makers haven't told me about Kartik or Akshay: Bazmee

Filmmaker Anees Bazmee has said that he has been approached to direct the third instalment of the 'Hera Pheri' franchise and added that they are currently working out his dates. "The producers haven't told me about Kartik [Aaryan] or Akshay [Kumar]. They told me that they want me to direct the film," he further stated. readmore...


India buying cheap oil from Russia at cost of our suffering: Ukraine minister

Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba said India's purchase of Russian oil at discounted prices following the Ukraine invasion is "morally inappropriate". "The opportunity for India to buy Russian oil at a cheap price comes from the fact that Ukrainians are suffering...and dying every day," Kuleba said. Russia surpassed Saudi Arabia to become India's top crude supplier in October. readmore...


Brazil's quality is terrifying: Croatia manager on FIFA WC quarters opponents

Croatia manager Zlatko Dalic has said the team's FIFA World Cup 2022 quarter-final opponents Brazil's quality is "terrifying". Croatia will face Brazil on Friday. "Brazil are the favourites, let's face it. Brazil are the most powerful and the best national team at the World Cup," he stated. Croatia beat Japan 3-1 on penalties in last 16 to reach the quarter-final. readmore...


Ex-England captains Atherton, Hussain react to England's Rawalpindi Test win

Ex-England captains Michael Atherton and Nasser Hussain shared their views on current skipper Ben Stokes calling England's Test win over Pakistan in Rawalpindi 'as one of the greatest wins away from home'. Hussain said, "I can't remember either in my playing days, watching cricket growing up...commentating, a better performance (than this)." Atherton said, "This has to rank amongst their finest." readmore...


WTC final likely to begin from June 7 at Kennington Oval: Reports

World Test Championship (WTC) final will reportedly be played from June 7 to 11 next year at the Kennington Oval in London. The International Cricket Council (ICC) is yet to announce an official date. The provision of a reserve day will be available, as per reports. India are currently placed fourth in the WTC points table. readmore...


1.3 million people took up Ukrainian in a show of solidarity: Duolingo

Language learning app Duolingo said that over 1.3 million people took up Ukrainian as a language to learn after Russia invaded Ukraine in February, in a show of solidarity. It said people studying Ukrainian in Germany and Poland rose over 1,600% compared to last year. Duolingo added that Ukrainians sought to learn German and English as the situation displaced millions. readmore...


Chinese hackers stole $20 mn from COVID-19 relief funds: US

An official from the United States Secret Service said that Chinese hackers stole at least $20 million from US government's coronavirus relief funds. The Secret Service identified the hacking team reportedly responsible for the theft as APT41 or Winnti. The Chinese Embassy in Washington called the accusations "groundless" and said that China has always "firmly opposed...all forms of cyber theft". readmore...


Guj court orders release of AAP candidate Vishal Tyagi held by ATS

A Jamnagar court has ordered the release of AAP candidate Vishal Tyagi hours after he was detained by the Gujarat Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS), terming his arrest illegal. Tyagi was the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) candidate from the Jamnagar South Assembly constituency. Tyagi was arrested in a cheating case following a complaint by Bhavesh alias Tinabhai Nakum from Jamnagar. readmore...


Can't fold hands and sit: Supreme Court on demonetisation

The Supreme Court said it cannot fold its hands and sit because demonetisation was an economic policy while hearing petitions against the Centre's 2016 decision. The bench said that while it won't go into the merits, it will discuss the manner of taking the decision. The court also wanted details of the quorum of RBI's board members which recommended demonetisation. readmore...


Intruder shot dead by BSF in Rajasthan, body handed over to Pakistan

A Pakistani infiltrator was shot dead by Border Security Force (BSF) in Rajasthan's Sri Ganganagar district on Monday, reports said. The man was reportedly shot after he ignored BSF's warnings about crossing the border. The body of the deceased was handed over to Pakistan on Tuesday, the reports said, adding that Pakistan Rangers had earlier refused to accept the body. readmore...


India showing world what investing in women can do: Melinda Gates

Melinda French Gates, during her visit to India, said on Tuesday, "India continues to show the world what investing in women can do." She added that during COVID-19, the Indian government sent cash to "300 million people including 200 million women" which protected them during an economic crisis. Earlier today, she met President Droupadi Murmu in Delhi. readmore...


Protesting Visva-Bharati students squat before university VC's car in WB

Protesting students of West Bengal's Visva-Bharati prevented the university's Vice Chancellor Professor Bidyut Chakrabarty from reaching his office by squatting before his car when he was about to leave his residence. A student who squatted before the vehicle claimed she was manhandled by security personnel. Chakrabarty has been confined in his residence since November 24 due to the protests. readmore...


File FIR in journalist's killing in Kenya: Pak SC to govt

The Pakistani Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday ordered the government to file an FIR at the earliest on the alleged killing of senior journalist Arshad Sharif in Kenya. The court also sought a copy of the inquiry report on the incident. Sharif, 49, who worked with ARY TV, was shot dead on October 23 this year. readmore...


Pak poll body set to remove Imran Khan as chairman of PTI party

The Election Commission of Pakistan on Tuesday began the process to remove Imran Khan from the position of chief of Opposition party Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) following charges in the Toshakhana case. Khan is accused of concealing "Toshakhana gifts retained by him". The Toshakhana is a government department that stores gifts given to lawmakers by foreign delegations. readmore...


Iran sentences 5 to death for killing paramilitary force member

An Iranian court awarded the death penalty to five people who were charged with killing a member of the country's Basij paramilitary force, state media reported on Tuesday. Eleven others were handed lengthy prison sentences in the case. The alleged killing took place on November 12, amid the nationwide protests sparked by Mahsa Amini's death, state media reports said. readmore...


Jiang Zemin’s reputation & achievement will be part of history: Xi

Former Chinese President Jiang Zemin's reputation, achievement and charisma will always be a part of history, Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Tuesday. Xi was speaking at a memorial meeting held in Beijing for Jiang who died on November 30, aged 96. The hour-long meeting began with a three-minute-long blowing of sirens all across the country. readmore...


Albania's oppn leader punched in face while leading supporters to protests

A man on Tuesday punched Albania's opposition leader in the face while the latter was leading a crowd of his party's supporters to join anti-government protests taking place near the venue of an EU summit. Sali Berisha, the Democratic Party's leader, and his supporters were headed for the central part of Albania's capital, Tirana. The protesters were demanding early elections. readmore...


India submits response in Nirav Modi's UK extradition appeal

The Crown Prosecution Service, which appears on behalf of the Indian government, submitted the legal response to the application filed by fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi seeking permission to appeal against his extradition order. Last month, UK High Court ordered his extradition to India to face charges of fraud and money laundering in the ₹14,000-crore Punjab National Bank loan scam case. readmore...


HDFC AMC promoter abrdn to sell its entire 10.21% stake

HDFC Asset Management Company (AMC) on Tuesday said the UK-headquartered investment firm and one of its promoters, abrdn Investment Management, is planning to sell its entire 10.21% stake in the company. After the stake sale, abrdn Investment Management will cease to be a co-sponsor of HDFC Mutual Fund. Of the total, 9.9% stake will be sold to a single buyer. readmore...


Flu season 2022 started a month early, severity is highest in 13 years - The Washington Post

The flu has hospitalized a record number of people this season, underscoring the potential for a perilous winter of respiratory viruses with covid-19 and RSV.

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NASA's James Webb Telescope Captures Stunning Image Of Pillars Of Creation - NDTV

This time, the mid-infrared instrument (MIRI) on board the James Webb Space Telescope managed to capture the ghostly landscape.

Mid-infrared light is particularly good for closely observing gas and dust. Our notion of "surprise" when it comes to astronomy images has slightly changed now that we have a strong lens focused on … [+1538 chars] readmore...


Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen announce divorce after 13 years of marriage - CNBC

NFL superstar Tom Brady and supermodel Gisele Bundchen said they will divorce after 13 years of marriage.

NFL superstar Tom Brady and supermodel Gisele Bündchen are getting divorced after 13 years of marriage, they announced Friday. "We arrived at this decision amicably and with gratitude for the time w… [+1713 chars] readmore...


Russia ends civilian pull-out before Kherson battle - BBC

An eight-day operation ends in Kherson city as Russian officials prepare for a Ukrainian attack.

Russian officials say they have completed an operation to move civilians out of the occupied southern city of Kherson ahead of an expected battle with advancing Ukrainian forces. At least 70,000 ci… [+4359 chars] readmore...


Study shows link between genetics and response to electroconvulsive therapy - UM Today

Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is a treatment reserved for the most severe cases of depression, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. Positive results are not guaranteed. Could genetic insight in the f

October 28, 2022 — Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is a treatment reserved for the most severe cases of depression, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. Positive results are not guaranteed. Could gen… [+3731 chars] readmore...


Free Fire MAX keeps downloading expansion packs: How to solve - Sportskeeda

Free Fire MAX is one of the most famous names in the mobile battle royale genre. The title has gained millions of downloads and a massive player base with its impressive dynamics and premium graphics.

Free Fire MAX is one of the most famous names in the mobile battle royale genre. The title has gained millions of downloads and a massive player base with its impressive dynamics and premium graphics… [+2878 chars] readmore...


Britain’s first Hindu prime minister is destroying Tories’ pitiful vision of diversity - The Guardian

We should quickly abandon wishful thinking in order to be truly ready for Rishi Sunak

The world has watched in appalled fascination as the UKs ruling party scrapes the bottom of its human resources barrel: it found there its first Black chancellor of the exchequer and then, to clear u… [+6664 chars] readmore...


Rishi Sunak backtracks on £10 missed NHS appointment fines - BBC

Rishi Sunak made the pledge during his first attempt to become Conservative leader earlier this summer.

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has scrapped a Tory leadership campaign pledge he made to fine patients in England £10 if they miss GP or hospital appointments. He made the pledge during this summer's l… [+3449 chars] readmore...


Intensive BP Lowering Harmful in Acute Ischemic Stroke: ENCHANTED2/MT - Medscape

The ENCHANTED2/MT trial, which was investigating intensive lowering of blood pressure in acute ischemic stroke patients after mechanical thrombectomy, has been stopped early due to safety concerns.

A large randomized trial that was investigating intensive lowering of blood pressure in acute ischemic stroke patients who had undergone mechanical thrombectomy has been stopped early because of safe… [+9545 chars] readmore...


Explore CISA's 37 steps to minimum cybersecurity - Cybersecurity Dive

The agency placed a premium on low cost, high impact security efforts, which account for more than 40% of the goals.

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency released its long-awaited, cross sector cybersecurity performance goals Thursday, in a bid to raise the security baselines. Far from esoteric, the… [+1566 chars] readmore...


Red Bull fined £6m by FIA over Formula One budget cap breach in 2021 season - The Guardian

Red Bull have been fined $7m (£6.05m) after breaching Formula One’s budget cap, the FIA has announced

Red Bull have been given a $7m (£6.05m) fine and a 10% reduction in aerodynamic testing for breaching the 2021 cost cap. The FIAs decision was issued on Friday having concluded an agreed breach agree… [+5138 chars] readmore...


Reports: Elon Musk takes control of Twitter, immediately fires CEO - CBS News

Musk is in charge of the social media platform and has fired its CEO and other executives, numerous reports say. Musk tweeted, "the bird is freed."

Elon Musk has taken control of Twitter and ousted its CEO and at least two other top executives, according to numerous reports. Two people familiar with the deal told The Associated Press Thursday n… [+4897 chars] readmore...


New record-high diesel price next week, petrol also pricier | Fin24 - News24

Fuel prices will increase on Wednesday after the rand weakened and oil price rose in October.

On Wednesday, the price of unleaded petrol (both 93 and 95), will increase by 51c a litre, while diesel will rise by R1.43 a litre. This will push the Gauteng price of diesel to R25.49 a litre - a n… [+1862 chars] readmore...


Supreme Court strikes down law requiring sex offenders to be automatically added to registry - CBC News

The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that a 2011 change to the Criminal Code requiring sex offenders to automatically be added to the sex offenders registry is unconstitutional.

The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that a 2011 change to the Criminal Code requiring sex offenders to automatically be added to the sex offenders registry is unconstitutional. In a five to four s… [+5369 chars] readmore...


Azam Khan Disqualified As UP MLA After Conviction For Hate Speech - NDTV

Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan's assembly seat was declared vacant by the Uttar Pradesh speaker this evening, formalising his disqualification as the MLA from the Rampur seat.

Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan's assembly seat was declared vacant by the Uttar Pradesh speaker this evening, formalising his disqualification as the MLA from the Rampur seat. Mr Khan, Vidhan sabh… [+1461 chars] readmore...


Synthesizing quantum nanomagnets via metal-free multi-porphyrin systems - Phys.org

A team of researchers at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, working with a pair of colleagues from Harvard University, has developed a new way to synthesize single quantum nanomagnets that are based on metal-free, multi-porphyrin systems. In their paper published…

A team of researchers at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, working with a pair of colleagues from Harvard University, has developed a new way to synthesize single quantum nanomagnets that are based on m… [+2735 chars] readmore...


Fencing Commences 2022-23 Campaign With Temple Open - Penn Athletics

PHILADELPHIA – The University of Pennsylvania's men's and women's fencing teams open their regular season this weekend with the Temple Open, joining 21 varsity and three club teams from around the country.

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Two new Covid variants found in UK with hundreds of cases detected - The Independent

The UK Health and Security Agency has warned rapid growth has been identified in the strains

Sign up for our free Health Check email to receive exclusive analysis on the week in health Get our free Health Check email Two new strains of coronavirus have emerged in the UK, health officials h… [+2669 chars] readmore...


Quentin Tarantino Responds To Kanye West Claims He Stole His Idea For ‘Django Unchained’ - Deadline

Quentin Tarantino is setting the record straight on Kanye West’s claims that the director stole his idea for the plot for his Oscar-winning film Django Unchained. West made the claim in an interview earlier this week with Piers Morgan, telling Morgan he pitch…

Quentin Tarantino is setting the record straight on Kanye West’s claims that the director stole his idea for the plot for his Oscar-winning film Django Unchained. West made the claim in an interview… [+1331 chars] readmore...


Stock market news live updates: Stocks push higher as Apple boom outweighs Amazon miss - Yahoo Canada Finance

U.S. equities elbowed their way past an earnings miss from Amazon to open higher Friday after a rough week of third-quarter financials from Big Tech.

U.S. stocks elbowed their way past an earnings miss from Amazon to charge higher Friday, boosted by an Apple beat that helped offset some concerns from a a rough week of third-quarter Big Tech result… [+3559 chars] readmore...



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