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Boys dance in burqas at engineering college event in K'taka; suspended

An engineering college in Karnataka's Mangaluru has suspended four students after a video showing them dancing in burqas at a programme went viral on social media. The video showed them dancing to Dabangg 2's 'Fevicol se' song. The college has said that the performance wasn't part of the approved itinerary and the students had barged on the stage to dance. readmore...


This is out of control: Clarke on Warner's manager's claim on 2018 sandpaper gate

Ex-Australia captain Michael Clarke has said things are getting "out of control" after David Warner's manager James Erskine claimed that "more than three players" were involved in the 2018 sandpaper gate. "When I saw that yesterday, my jaw hit the floor...This thing is getting bigger," added Clarke. Warner, Steve Smith and Cameron Bancroft served bans due to the ball-tampering scandal. readmore...


'Invisibility cloak' that hides human body from security cameras made in China

Chinese students have claimed to develop an "invisibility cloak" that can hide the human body from AI-monitored security cameras during the day or night. Dubbed 'InvisDefense', the coat uses customised prints to effectively escape detection from the cameras during the day. Meanwhile, it emits unusual heat signals to confuse cameras which identify humans through infrared thermal imaging at night. readmore...


Not for sale: Wikipedia Co-founder after Elon Musk criticises the site

Wikipedia's Co-founder Jimmy Wales has tweeted that the online encyclopaedia is "not for sale" after a journalist asked Elon Musk how much the site would cost. Musk had criticised Wikipedia a few days ago for apparently considering the deletion of a page about 'Twitter Files'. Tagging Wales in a tweet, billionaire Musk had written, "Wikipedia has a non-trivial left-wing bias." readmore...


BJP's Reena Kashyap only female MLA in newly-elected Himachal Pradesh Assembly

BJP's Reena Kashyap, who won from the Pachhad constituency, is the only female MLA in the newly-elected 68-member Himachal Pradesh Assembly. This comes even as more women voted in the state Assembly elections than men. Kashyap won the seat by defeating Congress candidate Dayal Pyari by 3,857 votes. As many as 24 female candidates contested the state elections. readmore...


Conduct probe of madrasas admitting non-Muslim kids: NCPCR to Chief Secys

National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) Chairperson Priyank Kanoongo has written to all the Chief Secretaries of states and Union Territories (UTs) asking them to conduct a detailed inquiry of all government-funded or recognised madrasas that are admitting non-Muslim children. Kanoongo also said that all such children should be admitted to schools after the inquiry is completed. readmore...


He didn't act cruelly: HC as it reduces sentence of man who killed wife

The Nagpur bench of Bombay HC recently reduced to 10 years in jail the life sentence given to a man, who was convicted of killing his wife for burning meat in 2015. "He had knowledge that injuries could cause death. However, the accused had not taken undue advantage or has not acted in a cruel or unusual manner," HC said. readmore...


MPs perform worse than 10-year-olds in math and english exam in UK

Parliamentarians in the UK performed worse than 10-year-olds in math and english exam, The Guardian reported. The event was organised in Westminster by More Than A Score, a campaign that advocates for the scrapping of unnecessary tests. The exam was invigilated by 11-year-olds and was taken by MPs including Commons education select committee chair Robin Walker. readmore...


We don't allow ads promoting online gambling: Google India

Google India said it doesn't allow any advertisements on its platforms that promote online gambling. The statement comes after the Centre reportedly directed Google to drop all ads from betting platforms like Fairplay and PariMatch in search results and YouTube. "We've strict policies in place to stop violations...and we take quick action if we're informed about violative ads," Google said. readmore...


Apple workers in Australia plan strike for better wages

About 200 Apple workers in Australia are preparing to go on a strike ahead of Christmas for better working conditions and wages. Members of Australia's Retail and Fast Food Workers Union (RAFFWU) are demanding fixed rosters, known hours of work, weekends of two consecutive days and an agreed annual wage rise. The strike is planned to begin on December 23. readmore...


Twitter to give companies more control over ad placement

Twitter is introducing new controls to let companies prevent their ads from appearing above or below tweets containing certain keywords, it told advertisers on Thursday. The move comes after the Washington Post reported that Twitter ran ads from major brands including Amazon and Uber on white nationalist accounts. Twitter said it has removed ads from profiles mentioned in the report. readmore...


PM wishes Sonia Gandhi on her birthday, says 'Praying for her long life'

PM Narendra Modi wished UPA chief Sonia Gandhi on her 76th birthday and prayed for her long and healthy life. She will be celebrating her birthday in Sawai Madhopur, which will also be a break day for the Bharat Jodo Yatra. Congress leaders Priyanka Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi are also with her to celebrate her birthday. readmore...


AAP to contest all 100 wards of Ghaziabad Municipal Corporation

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has decided to contest all 100 wards of Ghaziabad Municipal Corporation in the upcoming elections, said party's District President Sachin Sharma. The party had contested 82 seats in 2017 civic polls, but failed to win any of them. Candidates who join us from other parties may also be offered tickets, said Sharma. readmore...


Kolkata student alleges ragging for not joining TMC students' wing

A first-year student of South Calcutta Law College has alleged that he faced ragging for refusing to join Trinamool Chhatra Parishad (TMCP), the students' wing of TMC. He also alleged that he and his father were beaten up after they took up the matter with the college authorities. The Vice Principal said all legal steps will be taken. readmore...


IPS officer Amit Lodha suspended after being accused of corruption

IPS officer Amit Lodha, who inspired the Netflix show 'Khakee: The Bihar Chapter', has been suspended after he was accused of corruption. Lodha has been charged by the Bihar Police for allegedly using his position for financial gains. He allegedly used "black money" for the production of the web series. readmore...


Wild Life (Protection) Amendment Bill passed in Rajya Sabha

The Wild Life (Protection) Amendment Bill, introduced by Environment and Forest Minister Bhupender Yadav, was passed by a voice vote in Rajya Sabha on Thursday. It seeks to strengthen the protection of endangered species and lays down stricter punishment for illegal wildlife trade. The Bill was cleared by the Lok Sabha during the monsoon session in August. readmore...


Pune man posts nude pics of ex-girlfriend on social media; booked

A man based in Pune's Shirur was booked after he posted nude pictures of his former girlfriend on social media. According to the FIR, the accused did so as he was angry after the victim filed a police complaint alleging that he harassed her after their breakup. The accused circulated the victim's nude photos to "take revenge", investigating officers said. readmore...


26-year-old peddler arrested with MD worth ₹20 lakh in Mumbai's Dharavi

Mumbai's Anti-Narcotics Cell arrested a 26-year-old drug peddler from Dharavi and seized MD drugs worth ₹20 lakh from his possession. According to the police, the accused tried to run away from them, however, they chased and caught him. The accused has five other criminal records against him involving motor vehicle and mobile theft registered at various police stations in Mumbai. readmore...


AISA protests against NEP, accuses Delhi Police of detaining its 15 members

The All India Students' Association (AISA) on Thursday accused the Delhi Police of manhandling and detaining over 15 of its members during a protest at the Delhi University’s North Campus. The police have denied the claim. Demonstrations were held after AISA activists were allegedly "brutally beaten" by members of RSS-affiliated ABVP for protesting against the National Education Policy (NEP). readmore...


2 charred to death as MSRTC bus hits 7 vehicles on Nashik-Pune Highway

Two people were killed after they got stuck between two buses as Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation bus hit seven vehicles on Nashik-Pune Highway on Thursday. According to reports, the bikes stuck between buses caught fire. An official said that one person received serious injuries in the incident. The bus also caught fire and the passengers were rescued. readmore...


19-yr-old held as 5-yr-old girl identifies him as her rapist near Mumbai

A 19-year-old man was held after a five-year-old girl identified him as her rapist in Taloja near Mumbai. He was trying to run away when the girl identified him. When questioned, the accused confessed to raping her. The victim started crying and vomiting after going back home, following which, she told her mother about the incident and the accused. readmore...


Brazil's Bolsonaro, aide & 2 sons sued by incoming President's election team

Brazilian President-elect Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva's election team has sued outgoing President Jair Bolsonaro, his aide and his two sons for abusing power and targeting voting system. One lawsuit accused Bolsonaro and others of trying to build support for military coup. The second lawsuit accused him of illegally granting financial benefits to citizens with "clear intention of gaining votes". readmore...


S Arabia, UAE claim they mediated Griner’s prison swap; US denies

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and UAE President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan on Thursday claimed they led the mediation efforts that secured the release of American basketball player Brittney Griner from a Russian penal colony. Griner was exchanged for international arms dealer Viktor Bout. However, US denied the claims and said, "There was no mediation involved." readmore...


Domestic air passenger volume rises 3% to 23.4 mn in Nov: ICRA

Domestic air passenger volume increased 3% to 23.4 million in November on a sequential basis, credit rating agency ICRA said on Thursday. However, it remained 7% lower compared to the corresponding month of the pre-pandemic period, it added. According to ICRA, the increase was propelled by resilient travel demand and the onset of the peak holiday season. readmore...


Union Budget may propose 1 lakh km of new railway tracks: Report

The Union Budget is likely to propose the laying of one lakh km of new railway tracks over the next 25 years, Mint reported. The budget is also likely to set aside ₹10,000 crore to electrify 7,000 km of broad gauge line in FY24. The budget for new tracks may also be doubled to over ₹50,000 crore, the report added. readmore...


Flu season 2022 started a month early, severity is highest in 13 years - The Washington Post

The flu has hospitalized a record number of people this season, underscoring the potential for a perilous winter of respiratory viruses with covid-19 and RSV.

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NASA's James Webb Telescope Captures Stunning Image Of Pillars Of Creation - NDTV

This time, the mid-infrared instrument (MIRI) on board the James Webb Space Telescope managed to capture the ghostly landscape.

Mid-infrared light is particularly good for closely observing gas and dust. Our notion of "surprise" when it comes to astronomy images has slightly changed now that we have a strong lens focused on … [+1538 chars] readmore...


Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen announce divorce after 13 years of marriage - CNBC

NFL superstar Tom Brady and supermodel Gisele Bundchen said they will divorce after 13 years of marriage.

NFL superstar Tom Brady and supermodel Gisele Bündchen are getting divorced after 13 years of marriage, they announced Friday. "We arrived at this decision amicably and with gratitude for the time w… [+1713 chars] readmore...


Russia ends civilian pull-out before Kherson battle - BBC

An eight-day operation ends in Kherson city as Russian officials prepare for a Ukrainian attack.

Russian officials say they have completed an operation to move civilians out of the occupied southern city of Kherson ahead of an expected battle with advancing Ukrainian forces. At least 70,000 ci… [+4359 chars] readmore...


Study shows link between genetics and response to electroconvulsive therapy - UM Today

Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is a treatment reserved for the most severe cases of depression, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. Positive results are not guaranteed. Could genetic insight in the f

October 28, 2022 — Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is a treatment reserved for the most severe cases of depression, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. Positive results are not guaranteed. Could gen… [+3731 chars] readmore...


Free Fire MAX keeps downloading expansion packs: How to solve - Sportskeeda

Free Fire MAX is one of the most famous names in the mobile battle royale genre. The title has gained millions of downloads and a massive player base with its impressive dynamics and premium graphics.

Free Fire MAX is one of the most famous names in the mobile battle royale genre. The title has gained millions of downloads and a massive player base with its impressive dynamics and premium graphics… [+2878 chars] readmore...


Britain’s first Hindu prime minister is destroying Tories’ pitiful vision of diversity - The Guardian

We should quickly abandon wishful thinking in order to be truly ready for Rishi Sunak

The world has watched in appalled fascination as the UKs ruling party scrapes the bottom of its human resources barrel: it found there its first Black chancellor of the exchequer and then, to clear u… [+6664 chars] readmore...


Rishi Sunak backtracks on £10 missed NHS appointment fines - BBC

Rishi Sunak made the pledge during his first attempt to become Conservative leader earlier this summer.

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has scrapped a Tory leadership campaign pledge he made to fine patients in England £10 if they miss GP or hospital appointments. He made the pledge during this summer's l… [+3449 chars] readmore...


Intensive BP Lowering Harmful in Acute Ischemic Stroke: ENCHANTED2/MT - Medscape

The ENCHANTED2/MT trial, which was investigating intensive lowering of blood pressure in acute ischemic stroke patients after mechanical thrombectomy, has been stopped early due to safety concerns.

A large randomized trial that was investigating intensive lowering of blood pressure in acute ischemic stroke patients who had undergone mechanical thrombectomy has been stopped early because of safe… [+9545 chars] readmore...


Explore CISA's 37 steps to minimum cybersecurity - Cybersecurity Dive

The agency placed a premium on low cost, high impact security efforts, which account for more than 40% of the goals.

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency released its long-awaited, cross sector cybersecurity performance goals Thursday, in a bid to raise the security baselines. Far from esoteric, the… [+1566 chars] readmore...


Red Bull fined £6m by FIA over Formula One budget cap breach in 2021 season - The Guardian

Red Bull have been fined $7m (£6.05m) after breaching Formula One’s budget cap, the FIA has announced

Red Bull have been given a $7m (£6.05m) fine and a 10% reduction in aerodynamic testing for breaching the 2021 cost cap. The FIAs decision was issued on Friday having concluded an agreed breach agree… [+5138 chars] readmore...


Reports: Elon Musk takes control of Twitter, immediately fires CEO - CBS News

Musk is in charge of the social media platform and has fired its CEO and other executives, numerous reports say. Musk tweeted, "the bird is freed."

Elon Musk has taken control of Twitter and ousted its CEO and at least two other top executives, according to numerous reports. Two people familiar with the deal told The Associated Press Thursday n… [+4897 chars] readmore...


New record-high diesel price next week, petrol also pricier | Fin24 - News24

Fuel prices will increase on Wednesday after the rand weakened and oil price rose in October.

On Wednesday, the price of unleaded petrol (both 93 and 95), will increase by 51c a litre, while diesel will rise by R1.43 a litre. This will push the Gauteng price of diesel to R25.49 a litre - a n… [+1862 chars] readmore...


Supreme Court strikes down law requiring sex offenders to be automatically added to registry - CBC News

The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that a 2011 change to the Criminal Code requiring sex offenders to automatically be added to the sex offenders registry is unconstitutional.

The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that a 2011 change to the Criminal Code requiring sex offenders to automatically be added to the sex offenders registry is unconstitutional. In a five to four s… [+5369 chars] readmore...


Azam Khan Disqualified As UP MLA After Conviction For Hate Speech - NDTV

Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan's assembly seat was declared vacant by the Uttar Pradesh speaker this evening, formalising his disqualification as the MLA from the Rampur seat.

Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan's assembly seat was declared vacant by the Uttar Pradesh speaker this evening, formalising his disqualification as the MLA from the Rampur seat. Mr Khan, Vidhan sabh… [+1461 chars] readmore...


Synthesizing quantum nanomagnets via metal-free multi-porphyrin systems - Phys.org

A team of researchers at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, working with a pair of colleagues from Harvard University, has developed a new way to synthesize single quantum nanomagnets that are based on metal-free, multi-porphyrin systems. In their paper published…

A team of researchers at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, working with a pair of colleagues from Harvard University, has developed a new way to synthesize single quantum nanomagnets that are based on m… [+2735 chars] readmore...


Fencing Commences 2022-23 Campaign With Temple Open - Penn Athletics

PHILADELPHIA – The University of Pennsylvania's men's and women's fencing teams open their regular season this weekend with the Temple Open, joining 21 varsity and three club teams from around the country.

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Two new Covid variants found in UK with hundreds of cases detected - The Independent

The UK Health and Security Agency has warned rapid growth has been identified in the strains

Sign up for our free Health Check email to receive exclusive analysis on the week in health Get our free Health Check email Two new strains of coronavirus have emerged in the UK, health officials h… [+2669 chars] readmore...


Quentin Tarantino Responds To Kanye West Claims He Stole His Idea For ‘Django Unchained’ - Deadline

Quentin Tarantino is setting the record straight on Kanye West’s claims that the director stole his idea for the plot for his Oscar-winning film Django Unchained. West made the claim in an interview earlier this week with Piers Morgan, telling Morgan he pitch…

Quentin Tarantino is setting the record straight on Kanye West’s claims that the director stole his idea for the plot for his Oscar-winning film Django Unchained. West made the claim in an interview… [+1331 chars] readmore...


Stock market news live updates: Stocks push higher as Apple boom outweighs Amazon miss - Yahoo Canada Finance

U.S. equities elbowed their way past an earnings miss from Amazon to open higher Friday after a rough week of third-quarter financials from Big Tech.

U.S. stocks elbowed their way past an earnings miss from Amazon to charge higher Friday, boosted by an Apple beat that helped offset some concerns from a a rough week of third-quarter Big Tech result… [+3559 chars] readmore...



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