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Decoding of crashed PIA plane’s black box completed

Karachi, June 6 (IANS) French investigators probing the May 22 Pakistan Intern­ational Airlines (PIA) plane crash have anno­unced that downloading and decoding of the black box of the aircraft has been completed. The French Bureau of Enquiry and Analysis for Civil Aviation Safety (BEA) on Friday said in a tweet[Read More…]

Vastu guide to buying a new home during Covid-19

By IANSlife New Delhi, June 6 (IANSlife) Your dreams of buying a new home might have been dampened by the outbreak of Coronavirus, but don’t let it through you out of course. Due to the lockdown, developers have started showcasing their properties online via virtual tours. This is a completely[Read More…]

Plants Are Power

By IANSlife New Delhi, June 6 (IANSlife) The Ahimsa Trust launched a digital not-for-profit campaign called ‘Plants Are Power’ ( on World Environment Day, to educate people on the multiple benefits of a plant based (vegetarian/vegan) diet and to switch to plant-based living. The initiative aims to inspire them to[Read More…]

UK PM’s lockdown easing plan under fire

London, June 6 (IANS) UK Prime Minister Boris Johnsons plan to ease COVID-19 lockdown measures has come under increased criticism as the country has crossed the grim milestone of 40,000 coronavirus deaths. With 40,344 deaths, the UK currently accounts for the highest number of COVID-19 fatalities in Europe and the[Read More…]

AI gets robust response for ferry flights to US, Europe

New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) National carrier Air India has witnessed a robust demand for its ferry flights which are to be operated under the Centre’s Vande Bharat Mission. Accordingly, in the phase three of the mission, the airline will operate 300 flights to North America and Europe from June[Read More…]

Protesters vandalize US Embassy in Mexico

Mexico City, June 6 (IANS) Dozens of people protesting against police violence in Mexico and the US vandalized the American Embassy here. Mostly masked and clad in black, the demonstrators on Friday hurled rocks, bottles and Molotov cocktails at the diplomatic mission on Reforma, Mexico City’s main thoroughfare, reports Efe[Read More…]

Heavenly Gods and earthy pleasures

By IANSlife New Delhi, June 6 (IANSlife) Christie’s brings together a selection of over 30 fine paintings and 20 courtly objects in its ongoing auction ‘Arts of India – Heavenly Gods and Earthly Pleasures’. The online auction will take place from 4-25 June and feature objects from a range of[Read More…]

CPI-M in Kerala turns trendy, goes digital

Thiruvananthapuram, June 6 (IANS) After opposing computers and digitization of the party tooth and nail for years, the CPI-M in Kerala on Saturday decided to embrace information technology and finally go online. CPI-M state secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan told the media in a Facebook interaction that on June 13, the various[Read More…]

Spain set for new lockdown freedoms

Madrid, June 6 (IANS) The Spanish government has said that majority of the population would from next week progress into the third stage of the four-phase lifting of the coronavirus lockdown. Some 52 per cent of the population in regions of northern, eastern and southern Spain will from Monday see[Read More…]

Ex-Brazil striker Vagner Love leaves Corinthians

Rio de Janeiro, June 6 (IANS) Former Brazil international striker Vagner Love has been released by Corinthians amid speculation that he will return to former club CSKA Moscow. The 35-year-old reached an amicable agreement with Corinthians after accepting a transfer offer, the Brazilian Serie A club said on Friday, without[Read More…]

Irrfan Khan had ‘strange’ understanding of rain

Mumbai, June 6 (IANS) Late actor Irrfan Khan’s son Babil has been sharing memories of the former, ever since he died in April. On Saturday, Babil took to Instagram and shared a throwback picture in which Irrfan is seen feeding a camel, revealing his “strange” quality of understanding rain. “He[Read More…]

Diplomatic door with Iran remains open: US

Washington, June 6 (IANS) US Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook said that a diplomatic door was still open for a wider negotiation with Tehran US President Donald Trump “has had the door open to diplomacy for many years”, Hook said on Friday, a day after Iran freed US Navy[Read More…]

Al Qaida in Islamic Maghreb head killed by French forces

Paris, June 6 (IANS) The leader of the Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) had been killed by French forces in northern Mali, French Minister for the Armed Forces Florence Parly said. “On June 3, the French armed forces, with the support of their partners, neutralized the emir Al[Read More…]

Piyush Goyal’s mother Chandrakanta Goyal passes away

Mumbai, June 6 (IANS) Former Bharatiya Janata Party leader Chandrakanta Goyal – who was the mother of Railway Minister Piyush Goyal, passed away here on Saturday morning. She was 88. Goyal shared the news of his mother’s demise with a touching social media post. “My revered mother, who always guided[Read More…]

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