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More than nine lakh people speak in Hindi in US, says Indian diplomat
Happy to note that Hindi is spoken and taught widely in the US, Amit Kumar, Charge d' Affairs, Indian Embassy, said in his remarks during the 'Vishwa Hindi Divas' celebrations at the Indian Embassy.
For your well-being: Having more walnuts improves gut and heart health
A study, published in the Journal of Nutrition, said walnuts may be a ...
Hillary Clinton appointed first female chancellor of UK's Queen's University, to serve for five years
The former US secretary of state said s...
New footage shows Iranian missiles hitting Ukraine plane
The projectiles were fired 30 seconds apart and explain why the plane's transponder was not working as it hurtled to the ground -- it was disabled by the first strike, before being hit by a second, said the New York Times, which published the verified security camera footage Tuesday.
New low-cost method to turn plant waste into biofuels
The approach features an ammonia-salt based solvent that rapidly turns plant fibres into sugars needed to make ethanol.
Scientists create living concrete using bacteria
Scientists have used bacteria to create a sustainable concrete that is alive, and can even reproduce, an advance that may help reduce the environmental impact of the construction industry.
Putin's, Xi's ruler-for-life moves pose challenges to West
Putin's sudden announcement this week of constitutional changes that could allow him to extend control way beyond the end of his term in 2024 echoes Xi's move in 2018 to eliminate constitutional term limits on the head of state.
Study reveals some gnome galaxies host massive blackholes
A new discovery in cosmos unfolds as the astronomers discover 13 new black holes in some dwarf galaxies, not more than a billion light-years away from Earth. These gnome galaxies are at least are 100 times smaller if compared to our milky way. They are identified as the smallest star system to host such humungous black holes.
Looking ahead: A class of antibiotics may help treat common form of dementia
Frontotemporal dementia, the most common type of the syndrome, begins between ages 40 and 65.
Trump warns Iran against 'another massacre of peaceful protesters'
US President Donald Trump warned Iran against cracking down on protests that broke out after it admitted shooting down an airliner by mistake, killing all 176 people aboard.
'Our enemy is here': Iran protesters demand that leaders quit after plane downed
Some state-affiliated media carried reports of the university protests, which followed demonstrations on Saturday sparked by Iran's admission that its military mistakenly shot down the plane on Wednesday, killing all 176 aboard, at a time when Tehran feared U.S. air strikes.
Every 5th fire death in world is in India
With 27,027 deaths, every fifth fire-related death in the world in 2017 took place in India. Around 9 million fire incidents and 1.2 lakh deaths were recorded across the globe that year.
Damage-control mode on: Royal family gathers to discuss Harry, Meghan's future; here's who else was in the room
The Queen called for the meeting at Sandringham, her private estate in Norfolk.
'Million-strong' homage for Qasem Soleimani brings Tehran to standstill
Soleimani, one of Iran's most popular public figures, was killed in a US drone strike on Friday near Baghdad international airport. He was 62. His assassination drove up tensions between arch-enemies Washington and Tehran, which has vowed "severe revenge".
Iran shot down Ukrainian passenger plane, Western leaders declare
The crash came just a few hours after Iran launched a ballistic attack against Iraqi military bases housing US troops in its violent confrontation with Washington over the U.S. drone strike that killed an Iranian Revolutionary Guard general. The airliner could have been mistaken for a threat, said four U.S. officials, speaking on condition of anonymity to discuss sensitive intelligence.
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