Khalistan Flag

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Rome: Khalistani Extremist Attack Indian Embassy At Rome; India Raises Concern

India raises concern against the vandalism issue that took place at the Indian Embassy in Rome prior to the Indian Republic Day. The property was invaded by the Khalistani extremists who raised their flag and wrote "Khalistan Zindabad" across the wall. The incident was recorded as a part of propaganda to provoke uproar. Referring to the incident, India said it's the Italian authority's duty to ensure safety of the Indian Diplomats.

Wed, 27 Jan 2021 - 03:47 PM / by Sakshi Teresa Emmanuel

Tags: Khalistan Group, Indian Embassy, Rome, Italian, UK, Diplomats, Propaganda

Courtesy: Zee News

TS Tirumurti

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India Pledges USD 1.5 Lakh For UN's Peacekeeping Activities 

India's representative to the United Nations, TS tirumurti on January 26 announced a fund of USD 1.5 lakh towards the peacekeeping activities of the UN. Terming it as a token of India's engagement in the program, Trimurti said, "we believe that 2021 provide us with an opportunity to look at peace-building with a broader context". Interestingly, India has been the fifth-highest contributor to the UN's peacekeeping activities around the globe… read-more

Wed, 27 Jan 2021 - 01:20 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: United Nations, TS Tirumurti, Peacekeeping

Courtesy: Times Now

Afghanistan's break-dancer Manizha Talash.

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Afghanistan's 1st Female Breakdancer Eyes Paris Olympics Despite Threats

Famed as Afghanistan's first female break-dancer, 18-year-old Manizha Talash now eyes the Paris Olympics 2024. Talash is one among six female breakdancers of Afghanistan's 30-member club that was founded a year ago. She said, "I want to be a good role model for Afghanistan.” Reportedly, Talash is even receiving death-threats from militants, and she fears that the increasing influence of Taliban militants may end her career. 

Wed, 27 Jan 2021 - 11:40 AM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Afghanistan, Manizha Talash, Paris Olympics, Break Dance, Taliban

Courtesy: News18

bootprint

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US Frames Law To Protect Armstrong's Bootprint, Human Artifacts On Moon

The bootprint of Neil Armstrong and other artifacts like vehicles, remnants, and equipment from the first lunar mission will now be protected under a United States Law. Reportedly, the US government passed the 'One Small Step To Protect Human Heritage in Space Act' on December 31, 2020, becoming the first country to pass such law. The act will also prevent private companies working in association with NASA from turning aside the lunar… read-more

Wed, 27 Jan 2021 - 09:59 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Space, Neil Armstrong, United States, BootPrint on Moon

Courtesy: Times Now

India Palestine

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India Reiterates Its Support To Palestine's Sovereignty At UNSC

India's envoy to the UN, TS Tirumurti, restated the country’s constant support to ‘Palestinian nation-building efforts’ at the UN Security Council. He highlighted that India has undertaken around $72-million projects in Palestine. As for the COVID-19 pandemic, he said, "India has supplied critical life saving drugs and medicinal equipment to Palestine as assistance." The Indian envoy also asserted that India welcomes all peaceful ways to… read-more

Wed, 27 Jan 2021 - 02:03 AM / by Sakshi Teresa Emmanuel

Tags: India, Palestine, United Nations, Security Council, Building relations, T.S Tirumurty

Courtesy: Zee News

Plastic Bottles

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Filipino-Born Company Turns Plastic Bottles Into Bottle Lights

Liter of Light - a company in the Philippines - has recycled plastic bottles by turning them into lights that do not need electricity. The company had successfully installed about 3,50,000 bottle lights in more than 15 countries. The lights were made out of plastic bottles, water, galvanized steel, and bleach. These easy to maintain bottle lights produce the same light as a 50W incandescent bulb and could be installed anywhere.

Tue, 26 Jan 2021 - 01:44 PM / by Richa Nigam

Tags: Philippines, plastic bottles, bottle lights, Electricity, Liter of Light

Courtesy: Times Now

US President Joe Biden.

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POTUS Joe Biden To Replace Govt Vehicles With Electric Models

US President Joe Biden, under his 'Buy America' executive order, has vowed to replace nearly 6,50,000 government vehicles with electric models. Biden on January 25 also said the fleet would be replaced with "electric vehicles made right here in America by American workers." Besides, he pointed towards "loopholes" that allow foreign-made parts for vehicles considered as US-made. While the replacement period has not been elucidated yet, the… read-more

Tue, 26 Jan 2021 - 11:47 AM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: US, Joe BIden, Electric Vehicles, Automobile

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Clare Estate Crematorium.

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Hindus Priests In S-Africa Accused Of Corruption; Overcharging For Funeral

Hindu priests in South Africa conducting funeral of COVID-19 victims in Durban's Clare Estate Crematorium, are accused of overcharging from families for last rites. The crematorium manager, Pradeep Ramlall informed that the priests are charging 1,200-1,000 Rand for each funeral. Slamming the priests over their inhumane stance, he also revealed of being an eye-witness in the alleged corruption. Moreover, he advised people to consult priests… read-more

Sun, 24 Jan 2021 - 12:52 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: South Africa, Durban, Clare Estate Crematorium, Rand

Courtesy: The Tribune

Sridhar Ramaswamy, Vivek Raghunathan

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Former Google Employee & An IITian To launch An Ad-Free Search Engine 'Neeva'

Former Google employee and an IITian, Vivek Raghunathan and Sridhar Ramaswamy are planning to roll out new ad-free search engine ’Neeva'. Ramaswamy, the CEO of Neeva said that the ad-burden has diluted the concept of consumer needs, and is planning to launch 'Neeva' in the coming months. However, the private search engine will gradually be launched in Western Europe, Australia and India. Reportedly the California-based platform has already… read-more

Sun, 24 Jan 2021 - 06:49 AM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: Search Engine, Ad-Free, Neeva, IIT, Google

Courtesy: The Indian Express

India-Pakistan

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India Slams Pakistan At UN Over Temple Vandalization Issue

Emphasising that India safeguards all religions, the Indian envoy at the UN, TS Tirumurti, slammed Islamabad government over the vandalization of Hindu Temples in Pakistan. During the UN meeting on January 21, Tirumurti also criticized Pakistan for selective implementation of laws… read-more

Fri, 22 Jan 2021 - 10:48 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: India, Pakistan , temple, UN Meeting, vandalise, hindu temple

Courtesy: Hindustan Times