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  • Road at Shaheen Bagh reopened partially
  • Sapta Shakti Command: Army personnel honoured for exceptional bravery
  • Rai seeks plan to clean Yamuna, eliminate water pollution from Delhi
  • UP govt suspends Unnao DM, transfers 10 IAS officers
  • Basic amenities to be further strengthened in Jharkhand: Hemant
  • Best wishes to Fadnavis for good work in Delhi: Jayant Patil
  • British followed "divide and rule", Modi following "divert and rule": Kanhaiya
  • Bengal Governor condoles death of academician-turned-politician Krishna Bose
  • Make agriculture more attractive and sustainable: Venkaiah Naidu
  • Ranji Trophy, QF: Gujarat dominate, Saurashtra in command against Andhra
  • Ranji Trophy, QF: Gujarat dominate, Saurashtra in command against Andhra
  • Internet, social media have democratised journalism, but brought many anxieties: Prez
  • Nirbhaya case: Convict Vinay Sharma's plea nixed
  • Capable of contesting Aurangabad municipal polls alone: Congress
  • Gaping digital divide in Commonwealth: Study
World

UN report places India at 77th rank on sustainability, 131st in Child Flourishing index

20 Feb 2020 | 7:58 PM

UN, Feb 20 (UNI) According to a United Nations backed report released on Wednesday India ranked 77th on a sustainability index that takes into account per capita carbon emissions and 131st on a flourishing ranking that measures the best chance at survival and well-being for children.

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EAM S Jaishankar inaugurates India pavilion at 70th Berlin International Film Festival

EAM S Jaishankar inaugurates India pavilion at 70th Berlin International Film Festival

20 Feb 2020 | 6:52 PM

Berlin, Feb 20 (UNI) External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Wednesday evening inaugurated the India Pavilion at the Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale) 2020.

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NASA prepares for new science flights above coastal Louisiana

NASA prepares for new science flights above coastal Louisiana

20 Feb 2020 | 4:39 PM

Los Angeles, Feb 20 (UNI) Delta-X, a new NASA airborne investigation, is preparing to embark on its first field campaign in US Mississippi River Delta in coastal Louisiana state, according to a release of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL).

Beginning in April, the Delta-X science team, led by Principal Investigator Marc Simard of JPL, will be collecting data by air and by boat to better understand why some parts of the delta are disappearing due to sea-level rise while other parts are not, the release said on Wednesday.

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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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