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NASA continues to further India-US iCET initiative for “benefit of humanity”, says administrator Bill Nelson

NASA continues to further India-US iCET initiative for “benefit of humanity”, says administrator Bill Nelson

Washington DC: Stating India and the United States are expanding their space collaboration, NASA administrator Bill Nelson said that the US space agency is also working to further the initiative on Critical and Emerging Technology (iCET) between the two nations. He said that the countries are working on a joint effort with an ISRO astronaut, […]

“Aim to address global challenges, foster international cooperation”: PM Modi after landing in Italy for G7 Summit

“Aim to address global challenges, foster international cooperation”: PM Modi after landing in Italy for G7 Summit

Apulia, Italy: After landing in Italy’s Apulia to participate in the G7 Summit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that he is looking forward to engaging in productive discussions with world leaders. He said that they aim to address global challenges and foster international cooperation for a brighter future. “Landed in Italy to take part in […]

Blinken calls up Israel officials to discuss Gaza plan, says onus on Hamas to accept deal

Blinken calls up Israel officials to discuss Gaza plan, says onus on Hamas to accept deal

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has spoken with Israeli Defence Minister Yoav Gallant and Israeli Minister Benny Gantz about Israel’s proposal to achieve a full and complete ceasefire in Gaza, the State Department said. Gantz is a minister in Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s war cabinet. In separate calls on Sunday according to State […]

WHO’s new fund raising mechanism seeks USD 7 bn for global health challenges

WHO’s new fund raising mechanism seeks USD 7 bn for global health challenges

Geneva: The World Health Organization has launched a new ‘Investment Round’ aiming to raise USD 7 billion of funds. This comes ahead of the 77th World Health Assembly that begins Monday at the headquarters of the 194-member strong United States agency. WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Sunday said that the commitment increases would […]

Around 2000 people feared buried in Papua New Guinea landslide

Around 2000 people feared buried in Papua New Guinea landslide

Papua New Guinea: Around 2000 people are feared to have been buried by the massive landslide that hit Papua New Guinea, reported CNN, citing the country’s National Disaster Centre. The rescuers have been struggling to find any survivors in the remote region. The landslide occurred in the mountainous Enga region in northern Papua New Guinea […]

At least 35 people killed in Israeli strikes in Rafah: Palestinian Health Ministry

At least 35 people killed in Israeli strikes in Rafah: Palestinian Health Ministry

Tel Aviv [Israel]: At least 35 people were killed and dozens more were injured in Israel’s strike in Gaza on Sunday, CNN reported, citing the Palestinian Ministry of Health in Gaza. The Palestinian Ministry of Health said that the majority of those killed and injured are women and children. In an earlier statement, the ministry […]

18 dead after tornadoes hit central US; millions face severe weather threats

18 dead after tornadoes hit central US; millions face severe weather threats

  Washington: Deadly tornadoes in the central United States claimed 18 lives, including four children, while millions more face continued severe weather threats, reported CNN. Just under 109 million people across broad swaths of the US were under threat of large hail, damaging winds, and a fierce twister Sunday, mainly throughout the mid-Mississippi, Ohio, and […]

Immediately halt military offensive in Rafah, World Court orders Israel

Immediately halt military offensive in Rafah, World Court orders Israel

Rafah: Judges at the top United Nations court ordered Israel on Friday to halt its military assault on the southern Gaza city of Rafah. Reading out a ruling by the International Court of Justice or World Court, the body’s president Nawaf Salam said provisional measures ordered by the court in March did not fully address […]

AI will eliminate all jobs, jobs will remain like a hobby: Elon Musk

AI will eliminate all jobs, jobs will remain like a hobby: Elon Musk

Paris: Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla, stated that artificial intelligence (AI) will eventually eliminate all jobs, but he believes this is not necessarily a bad development, reported CNN. Speaking at a startup and tech event in Paris on Thursday, Musk said, “Probably none of us will have a job,”. Elon Musk was speaking remotely via […]

Deadly landslide in Papua New Guinea kills over 100 people

Deadly landslide in Papua New Guinea kills over 100 people

Port Moresby [Papua New Guinea]: Over 100 people have died after a huge landslide struck a remote village in Papua New Guinea, reported the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC). The landslide hit Kaokalam Village in Enga Province, about 600 kilometres northwest of Port Moresby, at 3 am. The bodies are being recovered by the villagers, ABC […]

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