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Deadly Avalanche Buries Homes in Afghanistan, Leaving at Least 25 Dead and Dozens Missing

Deadly Avalanche Buries Homes in Afghanistan, Leaving at Least 25 Dead and Dozens Missing Kabul : A massive avalanche ripped through a village in eastern Afghanistan's Nuristan province on Monday, leaving at least 25 people dead and burying an estimated 30 alive under a thick blanket of snow and debris. The village of Nakare...
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Capital One to Acquire Discover in $35.3 Billion Deal, Creating US Credit Card Giant

Capital One to Acquire Discover in $35.3 Billion Deal, Creating US Credit Card Giant Washington : In a move that will reshape the American credit card landscape, Capital One Financial Corp. announced its acquisition of Discover Financial Services for $35.3 billion in an all-stock transaction. This merger brings together the two largest credit card...
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Business  International 

AI will create more jobs than it destroys: IBM India

AI will create more jobs than it destroys: IBM India New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) As generative artificial intelligence (AI) begins to threaten certain jobs, Sandip Patel, Managing Director, IBM India/South Asia, has said that AI will actually create more job options that it destroys. Speaking to IANS, Patel said...
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International  India 

Gen Manoj Pande visits forefront military innovation unit of USA

Gen Manoj Pande visits forefront military innovation unit of USA New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS), General Manoj Pande, Chief Of Army Staff (COAS) visited the Defence Innovation Unit (DIU), the forefront military innovation unit of the US Army, in San Francisco. He interacted with Doug Beck, Director of DIU and...
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International  Feature 

Viagra 'a possible solution' to treat oxygen-deprived newborns: Study

Viagra 'a possible solution' to treat oxygen-deprived newborns: Study Toronto, Feb 16 (IANS) Viagra, primarily known as an erectile dysfunction drug, may also help treat babies who run out of oxygen during pregnancy or at birth (neonatal encephalopathy), according to a study. Options to treat oxygen-deprived newborns are limited....
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Business  International 

This is how OpenAI’s new AI model ‘Sora’ will create videos from text

This is how OpenAI’s new AI model ‘Sora’ will create videos from text New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) ChatGPT maker OpenAI has unveiled Sora, a new text-to-video model that can generate videos up to a minute long while maintaining visual quality and adherence to the user’s prompt. Sora is a diffusion model, which...
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Elderly Indian-American motel owner shot dead after altercation over room rental

Elderly Indian-American motel owner shot dead after altercation over room rental New York, Feb 15 (IANS) A 76-year-old Indian-origin motel owner has been shot dead in the US state of Alabama following a confrontation over room rental. Pravin Raojibhai Patel, the owner of the Hillcrest Motel in Sheffield, was gunned down...
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International  India 

Mumbai connection: First grand Hindu temple in UAE built by Parsi group

Mumbai connection: First grand Hindu temple in UAE built by Parsi group Mumbai, Feb 15 (IANS) The grand Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi, UAE that was inaugurated on Wednesday by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has a strong Mumbai connection as it was built by a Parsi group. The Bochasanwasi Akshar Purushottam Sanstha...
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International  Feature 

New sensor can detect breast cancer using saliva in just five seconds

New sensor can detect breast cancer using saliva in just five seconds New York, Feb 14 (IANS) Even as breast cancer cases are rising across the globe, an international team of scientists has developed a hand-held sensor device that makes screening fast, affordable, and accurate, from a tiny sample of saliva in...
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UAE won hearts of 140 cr Indians: PM Modi after inaugurating Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi

UAE won hearts of 140 cr Indians: PM Modi after inaugurating Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi, Feb 14 (IANS) In a proud and historic moment for Hindus from across the world, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday inaugurated the Bochasanwasi Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha (BAPS) Mandir, the first Hindu temple in the United Arab...
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Business  International 

Japan loses its position as the world's third-largest economy to Germany

Japan loses its position as the world's third-largest economy to Germany New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) Japan has slipped to the world's fourth-largest economy as it fell behind the size of Germany's in 2023, says Deepak Jasani, Head of Retail Research, HDFC Securities. Japan's nominal GDP totalled $4.2 trillion last year,...
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Business  International  Ahmedabad 

South African Tourism Achieves 43% Growth in Arrivals from India in 2023; Witnesses Two-Fold Increase in Travellers from Ahmedabad

South African Tourism Achieves 43% Growth in Arrivals from India in 2023; Witnesses Two-Fold Increase in Travellers from Ahmedabad India solidifies its position as one amongst South African Tourism’s top-3 priority markets
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