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'Cut-copy-paste' inventor Larry Tesler no more

'Cut-copy-paste' inventor Larry Tesler no more

20 Feb 2020 | 4:05 PM

San Francisco, Feb 20 (UNI) Computer scientist Larry Tesler, who introduced world to the concept of cut, copy and paste has passed away.
He died on Monday at the age of 74.

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Eight killed in two shootings in Hanau, Germany

Eight killed in two shootings in Hanau, Germany

20 Feb 2020 | 8:15 AM

Frankfurt, Feb 20 (UNI) Eight people were killed in the two shooting attacks in the western German city of Hanau on Wednesday evening, police said.

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World failing to provide children with healthy life, climate fit for their future: WHO-UNICEF-Lancet

World failing to provide children with healthy life, climate fit for their future: WHO-UNICEF-Lancet

20 Feb 2020 | 8:10 AM

New York, Feb 20 (UNI) As climate and commercial threats intensify, WHO-UNICEF-Lancet Commission presses for radical rethink on child health.

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Seminar on Indian defence equipment held in Dhaka

20 Feb 2020 | 12:59 AM

Dhaka, Feb 19 (UNI) A Seminar on Indian Defence Equipment (SIDE 2020) was organised by High Commission of India at Hotel Radisson Blu here on Wednesday.

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Landmine blast kills Yemen Defence Minister's son

19 Feb 2020 | 11:47 PM

Doha, Feb 19 (UNI) Yemen Defence Minister Mohammed al-Maqdashi's son died on Wednesday after the car he was traveling in hit a landmine, an adviser to the country’s information minister said.

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EU unveils new digital strategy on AI, data management to compete with US, Asia

EU unveils new digital strategy on AI, data management to compete with US, Asia

19 Feb 2020 | 9:59 PM

Brussels, Feb 19 (UNI) European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen on Wednesday unveiled a new digital strategy for the European Union that will focus on transparency and human agency in spheres such as artificial intelligence (AI) and data management with the aim of making European technology more competitive with the United States and China.

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Secy Gen Guterres stresses on reforming UN

19 Feb 2020 | 8:24 PM

Islamabad, Feb 19 (UNI) United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres has stressed that the world organisation needs to be made “more democratic, more open and more effective” and to be more representative of today's multilateral world.

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Modi will visit B'desh next month for Bangabandhu centenary: FM

Modi will visit B'desh next month for Bangabandhu centenary: FM

19 Feb 2020 | 7:44 PM

By Mir Afroze Zaman
Dhaka, Feb 19 (UNI) Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Bangladesh next month to attend the birth centenary celebrations of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Foreign Minister Abdul Momen announced on Wednesday.

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Water makes up 0.25 pc of Jupiter's atmosphere: NASA's Juno mission

Water makes up 0.25 pc of Jupiter's atmosphere: NASA's Juno mission

19 Feb 2020 | 7:30 PM

Los Angeles, Feb 19 (UNI) According to NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), Juno mission in its first result on the amount of water in Jupiter's atmosphere has found out that water makes up about 0.25 percent of the molecules in Jupiter's atmosphere - almost three times that of the Sun.

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Post-Brexit UK to have no place for low-skilled workers

19 Feb 2020 | 6:50 PM

London, Feb 19 (UNI) Britain will not grant visas to low-skilled workers under its newly unveiled immigration scheme after Brexit, UK Home Office said on Wednesday.

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Fruit carrying citrus disease found in Australia

Fruit carrying citrus disease found in Australia

19 Feb 2020 | 5:48 PM

Canberra, Feb 19 (UNI) A killer disease capable of devastating Australia's citrus industry was found in the country, biosecurity officials have confirmed, Department of Agriculture, Water and Environment on Wednesday confirmed that officers recently seized fruit items entering Australia with citrus canker.

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No trade deal during Trump India visit

No trade deal during Trump India visit

19 Feb 2020 | 4:42 PM

Washington, Feb 19 (UNI) India and the United States won't sign a trade deal during President Donald Trump's February 24-25 visit to New Delhi.

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Coronavirus: 2,004 died in China's Hubei province

Coronavirus: 2,004 died in China's Hubei province

19 Feb 2020 | 8:56 AM

Tokyo, Feb 19 (UNI) As many as 2,004 people have died from the novel coronavirus disease in the Chinese province of Hubei, the provincial health commission said on Wednesday.

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Polio eradication on United Nations Secretary General’s agenda during Pakistan visit

19 Feb 2020 | 1:44 AM

Lahore, Feb 19 (UNI) The Secretary General of the United Nations António Guterres visited a kindergarten school here on Tuesday during the first nationwide polio campaign of the year and vaccinated 3 students with the polio vaccine.

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Death toll from deadly coronavirus nears 2000 in China

Death toll from deadly coronavirus nears 2000 in China

18 Feb 2020 | 6:55 PM

Beijing, Feb 18 (UNI) The death toll from China's coronavirus epidemic reached 1,868 on Tuesday, according to the National Health Commission.

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