Tuesday, August 11, 2020


Expedia to cut 3,000 jobs to simplify 'bloated' business

Online travel giant Expedia will cut 3,000 jobs worldwide after what the company called a 'disappointing' performance in 2019, U.S media reported.The...

Messi, Hamilton share Laureus World Sportsman of Year honour

British F1 ace Lewis Hamilton and Lionel Messi, arguably the world's greatest footballer, were declared the joint winners of the prestigious Laureus ...

E-commerce giants need to set up system for collecting plastic waste: CPCB

E-commerce giants Amazon and Flipkart need to fulfil their extended producer responsibility under the Plastic Waste Management Rules, 2016 and need t...

WhatsApp ends support for Windows Phone

WhatsApp runs on a huge range of operating systems, but even the ubiquitous messaging app doesn't think it's worth supporting Windows Phone any more....

Famed US climber Brad Gobright falls to death in Mexico

A world-renowned rock climber, US national Brad Gobright, fell to his death while climbing a sheer rock face in northern Mexico, authorities said Thu...

IOC defends moving Tokyo Olympic marathon, citing Doha conditions

The International Olympic Committee on Friday defended a plan to move the 2020 marathon and race-walking events from Tokyo to northern Japan, despite...

Monsoon starts withdrawing after delay of over one month

The south-west monsoon started its retreat on Wednesday, marking the longest recorded delay in withdrawal of the four-month long rainfall season, the...

Extinction Rebellion plans fortnight of worldwide climate action

Extinction Rebellion climate protesters are planning to bring disruption to 60 cities around the world from Monday in a fortnight of civil disobedien...

Monsoon to be 'near normal': IMD

The country is likely to have 'near normal' monsoon with a well distributed rainfall which could be beneficial for the agriculture sector, the India ...

PKL: Gujarat Fortunegiants record easy win over Puneri Paltan

  Gujarat Fortunegiants showed why they are the team to beat as they registered a comfortable 35-20 win over Puneri Paltan in the Vivo Pro Kabadd...

Heatwave deaths to rise steadily by 2080: Study

Deaths caused by severe heatwaves will increase dramatically by 2080, particularly in countries located near the equator such as India, if we fail to...

AP to set up 'iHub' for research and scientific learning

The Andhra Pradesh government is in the process of setting up 'iHub' (the intelligent hub), a first-of-its kind global research centre for scientific...

App for Mumbai weather forecast launched

The Union Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) launched a mobile application that will provide information on extreme weather events in Mumbai. The MoES...

Heat wave has Tokyo residents concerned about Olympics

A deadly heat wave in Japan this week has many residents in the Japanese capital questioning the wisdom of staging the Tokyo 2020 Olympics in July an...

Total lunar eclipse on July 27 midnight

There will be a total lunar eclipse around the midnight of July 27 which is expected to be this century's longest, an expert said.This time, the moon...

First-ever colour X-ray performed on a human in New Zealand

  In a major scientific breakthrough, a team of scientists has performed the first-ever 3-D, colour X-ray on a human. According to Europe's CERN ...

Century's longest lunar eclipse to be visible from India

The longest total lunar eclipse of this century would be visible from all parts of the country on July 27. The celestial body would also be tinged wi...

DoT approves merger of Telenor India with Bharti Airtel

The Department of Telecom approved merger of Telenor India with Bharti Airtel -- a move that will make the subscriber base of Sunil Mittal-led firm a...
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Vijay Sethupathi to lock horns with Thalapathy Vijay

Religion and science don't have to be divorced: Vidya

Vincent Cassel joins 'Westworld' season three

Tessa Thompson has joined Avengers 4 reshoots

Salman Khan's 'Dabangg 3' to release next year