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India will launch industry-led policies in space sector: ISRO chief

Dubai: India is revising its existing policies and is also in the process of bringing in new ones to increase industry participation in the...

Global Covid-19 caseload tops 240 million: Johns Hopkins University

In its latest update on Sunday morning, the University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE)

Are Chinese Covid jabs waning in immunity?

Beijing: China's CoronaVac and Sinopharm Covid vaccines may be waning in immunity levels, several studies have shown.CoronaVac and Sinopharm -- both inactivated vaccines, which use...

Lockdown ends in Australian capital

Canberra: The coronavirus lockdown in Australia's capital ended on Friday after more than two months as the country continues to battle the third wave...

Watch films on paddleboards

Visitors got to see films in this novel way at the Gwangalli Beach

Venus never had oceans

Climatic conditions did not allow water vapour to condense in the atmosphere of Venus

Girls, teachers urge Taliban to reopen schools

Only three provinces opened educational institutions for young women so far

Research shows how plastics threaten marine biodiversity

New Delhi: New research at Queen's University highlights the impact that microplastics are having on hermit crabs, which play an important role in balancing...

Ancient winemaking complex discovered

Researchers estimate the facility could produce some 2 million litres (over 5,20,000 gallons) of wine a year.

After pandemic, US health experts warn of ‘twindemic’

Washington: Health experts in the US have warned against what they called a "twindemic" of Covid-19 and flu this coming winter season, according to...

Why Covid vaccines did not win science Nobel this year

The timing didn't work in favour of a Covid-19 Nobel this year. Nominations for this year's prize had to be submitted by February 1.

Long-banned FaceTime calls apparently working in UAE

Dubai: FaceTime calls seemed to be working in the United Arab Emirates on Sunday, an apparent loosening of long-standing restrictions on the Apple program...

Plane crashes in Russia’s Tatarstan, 16 killed

"Seven injured are hospitalised, the remaining 16 (show) no signs of life," the emergency services told Sputnik According to Russian media reports, the plane was a Let L-410 Turbolet aircraft.

Kenya raises $149,000 for elephant conservation

Nairobi: Kenya has announced that it has raised 16.5 million shillings ($149,000) towards the conservation of elephants against the target of $900,000 within the...

Global Covid-19 caseload tops 237.5 million: Johns Hopkins University

The US continues to be the worst-hit country with the world's highest number of cases and deaths at 44,317,553 and 712,972, according to the CSSE.
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