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Miss South Africa crowned Miss Universe
Zozibini Tunzi of South Africa wins the 2019 Miss Universe competition, becoming the third South Afri...
Former Fed Chief Paul Volcker, inflation tamer, dead at 92
Volcker was the first to bring celebrity status to the job of US central banker.
South Africa wins Miss Universe 2019 crown; India's Vartika Singh in top 20
Indian contestant Vartika Singh secured a spot in top 20.
HC allows Centre more time to file reply on plea for drafting Uniform Civil Code
Senior advocate Vikas Singh, appearing for Upadhyay, said the government has to make its stand clear, whether it has recommended for drafting a UCC to the Law Commission or not.
Centre to set up Police University, resolved to initiate changes in IPC, CrPC: Amit Shah
Amit Shah made the announcement after inaugurating the 54th DGsP/IGsP conference in Pune. Delivering the inaugural address, Shah termed it a "Vaicharik Kumbh", wherein the top Policemen of the country come together on one platform and formulate policy decisions pertaining to national security.
Built on sand: Dutch find unlikely ally against water
While building on sand has traditionally been a byword for wobbly foundations, the Dutch say they have found a new method to turn the substance into a 50-year wall against the water.
Trump says Kim Jong Un risks losing 'everything' after North Korea claims major test
The reported test comes ahead of a year-end deadline North Korea has imposed for the United States to drop its insistence on unilateral denuclearization. Pyongyang has warned it could take a "new path" amid the stalled talks with the United States.
Govt to roll back fee hike if JNU students talk, stop laying siege
The students plan to march to Rashtrapati Bhavan on Monday and also boycott exams. The issue has been taken up in Parliament and has also been discussed in detail by the Human Resource Development ministry with both Home Minister Amit Shah and the Prime Minister’s Office.
India, US may conclude water, space debris, S&T pacts
The space deal will entail collaboration in handling space debris and incidents of increased collision threat with operational spacecraft. The pact could lead to collaboration between ISRO’s Space Situational Awareness & Management (SSAM) and the corresponding US agency.
President Ram Nath Kovind lays foundation stone to Paika Bidroha memorial
The Narendra Modi government had promised this memorial during the bicentennial celebration of the Paika Bidroha in 2017. Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has demanded for the 1817 revolt to be recognised as India’s first mutiny against the British, a demand endorsed by Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan.
Is your kid unhappy? These two brain networks are to blame for suicide risk in millennials
Suicide is the second leading cause of death globally among 15-29 year olds.
For foreign degree, Indians can go anywhere
The overseas affairs ministry, which recently shared the data on Indians studying in various corners of the world, found that the total number of students who have travelled out for a foreign education rose from 5.7 lakh students in 2016 to over 8 lakh in 2018. The numbers, though, could be higher as data from several countries was being compiled when the statistics were provided.
NATO leaders apparently discuss President Trump
NATO leaders appeared to discuss President Donald Trump during a reception at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday. Canadian Prime Minister Justin T...
Meet the citizen astronomers who chase stars
Despite many hurdles, India has a thriving citizen astronomy community — extremely tech savvy and motivated, says Vishal Upendran, a PhD scholar in Pune who classifies them into two groups — data analysers and astro-photographers.
'Big Bang' star Kunal Nayyar had a panic attack on meeting the Queen, says he almost fainted
Nayyar was invited to Buckingham Palace in 2017.
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