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UP cop dismissed for seeking Yogi government’s dismissal

Etawah, June 16 (IANS) In a bizarre incident, a Provincial Armed Constabulary (PAC) constable has been dismissed for demanding the dismissal of the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh. The constable Munish Yadav, on Saturday, wore a red Samajwadi cap with his uniform and went to the district collectorate carrying[Read More…]

Animals turn star attractions in Tamil cinema

By Haricharan Pudipeddi Chennai, June 16 (IANS) Tamil movie audiences audiences are in for a treat as over half a dozen films featuring animals as star attractions are queuing up for release. With the runaway success of Nelson Venkatesan’s “Monster”, a film featuring a real house rat in a key[Read More…]

Researchers develop algorithm for better robot-human synergy

New York, June 16 (IANS) A team of researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has developed an algorithm that accurately tells robots where nearby humans are headed – a discovery that may help humans and robots work together in close proximity. Researchers at MIT and the auto manufacturer BMW[Read More…]

Task Force report on direct tax expected after Budget

New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) The government may have quietly pushed a major income tax reform seeking to reduce tax burden and ease compliance for individual taxpayers. The task of overhauling the current tax law is learnt to have been completed but is being held to keep public expectations in[Read More…]

Copa America: Colombia beats Messi’s Argentina 2-0

Salvador (Brazil), June 16 (IANS) Even the presence of star footballer Lionel Messi couldn’t stop Argentina from going down 2-0 to Colombia on the first day of Group B matches in the Copa America here. This Colombia’s first win against Argentina in 12 years, as a goal from Roger Martinez[Read More…]

Sangakkara unhappy with playing condition in England

New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Former Sri Lanka skipper Kumar Sangakkara is disappointed with the variations in wickets at different venues in England, where the 2019 edition of the ICC World Cup is underway and matches are also being affected due to rain. A number of games have been hit[Read More…]

Animated TV show on Anthony Bourdain’s comics

New York, June 16 (IANS) It’s been a year since celebrated chef, author and TV host Anthony Bourdain’s tragic death but fans may now have a chance to see his talents on TV once more in the form of a food-meets-horror animated series, says a report by Channel NewsAsia. Earlier[Read More…]

Heatwave kills 45 in Bihar in 24 hours

Patna, June 16 (IANS) Severe heatwave left at least 45 people dead and more than 100 hospitalised in the past 24 hours in Bihar, officials said on Sunday. Deaths due to the heatwave were reported from Aurangabad, Gaya and Nawada districts. Gaya and Patna recorded temperature above 45 degree Celsius[Read More…]

Progress in garbage sorting on Mount Everest

Lhasa, June 16 (IANS) Garbage was sorted for collection during the latest climbing season on the north side of Mount Everest in Tibet, officials said here on Sunday. As the climbing season ended at the end of May, the Tibet Mountaineering Association, which administers all climbing activities on the north[Read More…]

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