Day: October 5, 2021

Russian film crew in orbit to make first movie in space

MOSCO — A Russian actor and a film director rocketed to space Tuesday on a mission to make the world’s first movie in orbit, a project the Kremlin said will help burnish the nation’s space glory. Actor Yulia Peresild and director Klim Shipenko blasted off for the International […]

Records show slow response to report of California oil spill

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. — The U.S. Coast Guard received the first report of a possible oil spill off the Southern California coast more than 12 hours before a company reported the major leak in its pipeline and a cleanup effort was launched, records show. Oil spill reports reviewed […]

Physics Nobel rewards work on complex systems, like climate

STOCKHOLM — Three scientists won the Nobel Prize for physics on Tuesday for work that found order in seeming disorder, helping to explain and predict complex forces of nature, including expanding our understanding of climate change. Syukuro Manabe, originally from Japan, and Klaus Hasselmann of Germany were cited […]

Whistleblower says Facebook pushed for higher profits, cavalier over safety

WASHINGTON, Oct 5 – Facebook (FB.O) is set to take another pounding in Congress on Tuesday as a whistleblower who left with tens of thousands of internal documents told lawmakers how the company pushed for higher profits while being cavalier about user safety.Reporting by Diane Bartz, Editing by […]

President of India to Inaugurate Newly Built Teaching Hospital of Chamaraja Nagar Institute of Medical Sciences on October 7

DELHI, OCT 5: The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind will visit Karnataka from October 6 to 8, 2021.   On October 7, 2021, the President will inaugurate the newly built Teaching Hospital of the Chamarajanagar Institute of Medical Sciences at Chamarajanagar.   On October 8, 2021, the President […]

Vice President urges industry to promote sports in the country

Vice President interacts with Olympians and achievers from the state of Manipur Olympians, role models and inspiration for aspiring athletes across the country: Vice President Boxing legend, MC Mary Kom gifts boxing gloves to the Vice President DELHI, OCTOBER 5: The Vice President, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu today […]

COVID-19 UPDATE

DELHI, OCTOBER 5: 91.54 Cr. vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive 18,346 new cases in the last 24 hours; lowest in 209 days Active cases account for less than 1% of total cases, currently at 0.75%; Lowest since March 2020 India’s Active caseload […]

Sensex rallies 446 pts; Nifty reclaims 17,800-mark

Mumbai, Oct: Equity benchmark Sensex rallied 446 points on Tuesday, propelled by index heavyweights Reliance Industries, TCS and Infosys amid a largely positive trend in global markets. Despite opening on a weak note, the 30-share Sensex ended 445.56 points or 0.75 per cent higher at 59,744.88. Similarly, the […]

Rapist sentenced within 9 days after committing crime

Jaipur, Oct 5: A Jaipur court on Tuesday sentenced a 25-year-old man to 20 years in jail for raping a 9-year-old girl, imposing the punishment within nine days of the commission of the crime. Setting a benchmark mark on the swiftness of the delivery of the verdict that, […]

Ex-Facebook employee bringing sharp criticisms to Congress

WASHINGTON — A former Facebook data scientist has stunned lawmakers and the public with revelations of the company’s awareness of apparent harm to some teens from Instagram and her accusations of dishonesty in its fight against hate and misinformation. Now she is coming before Congress. Frances Haugen has […]

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