General news 05 Feb, 2021
NASA plans to launch Mars ice mapping mission - The StatesmanThe Statesman
Mapping shallow water ice could also support supplemental high-value science objectives related to Martian climatology and geology, NASA said.
Protests limited to one state; farmers being instigated: Narendra Tomar - Times of IndiaThe Times of India
India News: Union agriculture minister Narendra Tomar on Friday said farmers "are being misled" that their land would be grabbed due to new farm laws. Tomar furth
Breast Cancer Overtakes Lung Cancer As Most Commonly Diagnosed Cancer, Says WHO - India TimesThe Times of India
Today, on World Cancer Day, the WHO (World Health Organisation) has revealed that breast cancer has become the most commonly diagnosed cancer type in the world. ReutersThis is according to WHO’s International Agency for Research on Can…
SpaceX launched 60 Starlink internet satellites to bolster reusability milestone - Geospatial WorldWordlift.io
PayPal is shutting down domestic payments business in India - TechCrunchTechCrunch
PayPal is shutting down its domestic business in India, less than four years after the American giant kickstarted local operations in the world’s second largest internet market. “From 1 April 2021, we will focus all our attention on enabling more internationa…
Xiaomi Mi 11 European pricing leaks ahead of February 8 global debut - GSMArena.com news - GSMArena.comGSMArena.com
The Snapdragon 888-powered smartphone will start at €799.
Supreme Court notice to MP on Munawar Faruqui's bail plea - The Indian ExpressThe Indian Express
Faruqui had filed a writ petition as well as a Special Leave to Appeal (SLP), and both were heard by a bench of Justices R F Nariman and B R Gavai.
India has high hopes ties with US will deepen under Joe Biden - Moneycontrol.comMoneycontrol
Key officials in Biden’s administration have already begun dialing their Indian counterparts. Last week, External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar spoke with US Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken, reiterating their commitment to their strategic partnership, a…
Keeping migraine at bay! - Deccan ChronicleDeccan Chronicle
The intensity of the pain is reduced as certain exercises help boost circulation and improve blood flow to the brain : yoga expert Mansi G
"Won't Be Silenced": Meena Harris On Protest Over Her Tweets - NDTVNDTV News
American lawyer Meena Harris, the niece of Vice-President Kamala Harris, has shared a photo of a protest against her over her posts in support of the farmers' agitation.
RBI monetary policy | Shaktikanta Das delivers on his promise to lend a hand to shore up economy - Moneycontrol.comMoneycontrol
At this point, the tone of the monetary policy is growth, and not inflation, and rightly so.
Google Rolling Out Google TV-Like Interface on Android TV: Here's What's Changed - News18News18
Google is rolling an update for the Android TV that brings a new user interface (UI) akin to the UI on the Google Chromecast with Google TV.
Bangladesh stay ahead with crucial strikes | Cricbuzz.com - Cricbuzz - CricbuzzCricbuzz
West Indies scored 114 runs but lost three wickets in the morning session on Day 3
COVID-19 vaccine: Pfizer withdraws Emergency Use Authorisation application in India - The New Indian ExpressThe New Indian Express
Pfizer will continue to engage with the authority and resubmit its approval request with additional information as it becomes available in the near future, the statement said.
India vs England, 1st Test: Fans React As Kuldeep Yadav Fails To Find Place In India Playing XI Agai.. - NDTVSports.comNDTV News
India vs England: Kuldeep Yadav once again failed to find a place in India's playing XI despite the hosts opting to select three spinners for the first Test in Chennai.
Suu Kyi aide arrested as Parliament members hold symbolic meeting - Al Jazeera EnglishAl Jazeera English
The 79-year-old Win Htein had spent long stretches of time in and out of jail for campaigning against military rule.
Kareena Kapoor Khan REVEALS she's not 'going berserk' with second pregnancy as she did during Taimur's time - PINKVILLAPINKVILLA
Kareena Kapoor Khan is all set to become a mom for the second time. In a recent chat, she shared what's different in her second pregnancy from the time when she had Taimur Ali Khan. She even questioned fuss around pregnant women working.
Salman Khan speaks up on farmers' protests, says the right thing should be done - India TodayIndia Today
Salman Khan expressed his views on the ongoing farmers' agitation at Delhi borders. The actor was at the launch event of a music reality show when he was asked about his opinion on the protest. This is what Salman said.
Researchers from NUS create ‘whirling’ nano-structures in anti-ferromagnets - India Education DiaryIndia Education Diary
Today’s digital world generates vast amounts of data every second. Hence, there is a need for memory chips that can store more data in less space, as well as the ability to read and write that data…
Google Pixel smartphones will soon be able to measure heart rate using camera - gizmochinagizmochina
Google recently revamped its Pixel smartphone lineup and instead of offering top-of-the-line specifications, the company has shifted focus to offer a better user experience. In line with that, the tech giant has been trying to offer some interesting features.…
PSU Bank index up 31% in 1 wk on strong SBI Q3 results, privatization hope - Business StandardBusiness Standard
SBI, Indian Bank, Bank of Baroda, Canara Bank, Punjab National Bank and Bank of India were rallied between 25 per cent and 50 per cent in past one week.
SBI shares surge to record high as analysts hike target price after Q3 results - MintLivemint
The economic revival is coming back with a vengeance, SBI’s Chairman Dinesh Khara said in a post-earnings media call
Why Keralities Are Saying Sorry to Maria Sharapova after Sachin Tendulkar’s Tweet - News18News18
Regretting over their sharp criticism and ridicule in the past directed towards Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova, scores of Keralites have come forward and apologised to Sharapova by flooding her social media accounts with apology notes and messages.
On Abhishek Bachchan's Birthday, Niece Navya Naveli's Toast To "Favourite Family Member" - NDTVNDTV News
"To more NYC nights and Chelsea games. You may just be my favourite family member," Navya Naveli wrote in her birthday post for Abhishek Bachchan
Vivo S9 5G key specifications leaked, reveals 90Hz display and 64MP camera - gizmochinagizmochina
Vivo is reportedly working on a new S-series smartphone called the Vivo S9 5G. A recent leak revealed that the company may launch the S9 smartphone on March 6 in China. Today, reliable tipster Digital Chat Station shared key specs of an upcoming smartphone. T…
Twitter deletes Kangana Ranauts tweet to Rohit Sharma, she calls it China puppet: Ill take you down with me - Hindustan TimesHindustan Times
Kangana Ranaut has said that Twitter is threatening to suspend her account. Two of her tweets on the farmers protest were deleted by Twitter on Thursday for violating guidelines.
1 in every 5 adults had Covid by mid-Dec, says ICMR survey - Times of IndiaThe Times of India
India News: More than one-fifth of the country's adult population had at some point been infected by Covid-19 by mid-December, the third serological survey, condu
Trump refuses to testify in 'unconstitutional' impeachment trial - Times of IndiaThe Times of India
US News: Trump's lawyers ridiculed the request in a letter by lead House prosecutor Jamie Raskin to answer questions over the January 6 attack on the US Capito
After 4 years, Tamil Nadu governor says can’t take call on plea to pardon AG Perarivalan - Times of IndiaThe Times of India
The Centre on Thursday told the Supreme Court that the application filed by life convict A G Perarivalan to the Tamil Nadu governor seeking pardon in
Greta's farmer protest toolkit: Initial probe suggests pro-Khalistan group behind document; FIR registered - Times NowZoom
Delhi Police's remarks come in the backdrop of global celebrities such as singer Rihanna and Thunberg supporting the farmers' protests against the three farm laws.
TS unions reject PRC’s 7.5% pay hike proposal - Deccan ChronicleDeccan Chronicle
CM unhappy over staff’s salary hike tactics in Covid times
'Help is on the way': Dr. McDonald says the state is receiving more COVID-19 vaccine - WPRIYouTube
More vaccine is on the way, Dr. Jim McDonald from the R.I. Department of Health said during his weekly interview on 12 News at 4.
Amit Shah meets NSA, Delhi top cop over farmers' stir - The Indian ExpressThe Indian Express
Sources said while Shah discussed the overall security situation in Delhi, the focus was on the protests and law and order problems that may precipitate during Saturday's event.
On farmers protest, Sonakshi Sinha says dont give in to that narrative - Hindustan TimesHindustan Times
The actor took to Instagram to express her disapproval towards tweets posted by celebrities from the film industry and sportspersons who criticised western celebrities who were tweeting in support of farmers.
BJP trying to repeat Tripura-model in poll-bound Bengal, says CM Mamata - Hindustan TimesHindustan Times
In West Bengal, at least 23 sitting MLAs and former legislators, a majority of them from the ruling TMC, have joined the BJP since 2019. Recently, at least two former ministers and ex-TMC leaders Suvendu Adhikari and Rajib Banerjee joined the BJP.
Worrying: Ministry lists 8 states/UTs with high Covid-19 positivity rate - Hindustan TimesHindustan Times
Chandigarh, Puducherry have higher Covid-19 weekly positivity rate than the national average.