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India records 171,000 suicides in 2022, highest ever: NCRB report

Research indicates that 50 to 90% of individuals who die by suicide suffer from mental illnesses such as depression, anxiety, and bipolar disorder

India records 171,000 suicides in 2022, highest ever: NCRB report
Updated On : 12 Jul 2024 | 9:02 PM IST

EU slaps charges on Elon Musk's X over disinformation and illegal content

The EU Commission on Friday issued formal charges against X, accusing it of violating the EU's stringent social media regulations

EU slaps charges on Elon Musk's X over disinformation and illegal content
Updated On : 12 Jul 2024 | 5:38 PM IST

Freezing for the future: US billionaires bet on cryonics for eternal life

As of now, 5,500 individuals have planned for cryogenic preservation, and 500 bodies are currently in storage

Freezing for the future: US billionaires bet on cryonics for eternal life
Updated On : 12 Jul 2024 | 5:24 PM IST

Decoded: What is Thirty Meter Telescope? Why is it significant for India?

The Thirty Meter Telescope, featuring a 30-meter primary mirror and advanced adaptive optics, aims to explore fundamental questions about the universe

Decoded: What is Thirty Meter Telescope? Why is it significant for India?
Updated On : 12 Jul 2024 | 2:05 PM IST

Biden's Hollywood break-up: Celebrities say it's time for a change

Despite lacking Barack Obama's star power, US President Joe Biden has consistently enjoyed support from A-list celebrities, particularly from the older generation

Biden's Hollywood break-up: Celebrities say it's time for a change
Updated On : 12 Jul 2024 | 1:36 PM IST

From cheese to whisky: India returns 1,500 imported foods amid safety woes

India imports food from over 100 countries, regulated under the Food Safety and Standards Act of 2006, ensuring uniform standards for both domestic and imported products

From cheese to whisky: India returns 1,500 imported foods amid safety woes
Updated On : 12 Jul 2024 | 10:41 AM IST

New government, new homes: Ministers compete for Delhi's top addresses

Some ministers of the new government reportedly visited Lutyens' Delhi bungalows before formally submitting their requests to the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs

New government, new homes: Ministers compete for Delhi's top addresses
Updated On : 12 Jul 2024 | 10:31 AM IST

Justice for missing children: Delhi HC ends 24-hour wait for investigations

A division bench of the Delhi High Court noted that the first 24 hours are crucial for locating a missing child and any delay could significantly hinder the chances of a positive outcome

Justice for missing children: Delhi HC ends 24-hour wait for investigations
Updated On : 11 Jul 2024 | 5:49 PM IST

Delhi in 2080: Brace for warmer and drier summers, interactive map warns

An interactive map by the University of Maryland in US, titled 'Future Urban Planets', predicts that Mumbai summers will be 3.4 degrees Celsius warmer and 7.4 per cent wetter by 2080

Delhi in 2080: Brace for warmer and drier summers, interactive map warns
Updated On : 11 Jul 2024 | 4:25 PM IST

When will Sunita Williams and Butch Wilmore finally return to Earth?

Sunita Williams and Butch Wilmore has been aboard the ISS since June 6, after the Boeing Starliner experienced technical issues that delayed their return

When will Sunita Williams and Butch Wilmore finally return to Earth?
Updated On : 11 Jul 2024 | 4:14 PM IST

Jets, glamour, and grandeur: Ambani wedding takes off with Falcon-2000 jets

Mukesh Ambanis and his family have hired three of Club One Air's Falcon-2000 jets for the grand wedding of Anant Ambani and Radhika Merchant

Jets, glamour, and grandeur: Ambani wedding takes off with Falcon-2000 jets
Updated On : 11 Jul 2024 | 3:13 PM IST

India says 'no' to Pak for Champions Trophy 2025, seeks match relocation

India has not played in Pakistan since the Asia Cup in 2008, and their last bilateral series was held in India from December 2012 to January 2013

India says 'no' to Pak for Champions Trophy 2025, seeks match relocation
Updated On : 11 Jul 2024 | 2:18 PM IST

2 killed, 16 injured as double-decker bus collides with truck in Hathras

This accident follows a similar incident in UP's Unnao, where 18 people were killed and 19 injured when a double-decker sleeper bus to Delhi crashed into a milk tanker

2 killed, 16 injured as double-decker bus collides with truck in Hathras
Updated On : 11 Jul 2024 | 12:41 PM IST

Mumbai BMW hit-and-run case: Mihir Shah sent to police custody till July 16

The police stated that Mihir Shah's mobile phone, a crucial piece of evidence, has not yet been recovered

Mumbai BMW hit-and-run case: Mihir Shah sent to police custody till July 16
Updated On : 10 Jul 2024 | 5:49 PM IST

Court imposes Rs 50 lakh fine on Patanjali for flouting camphor sales ban

The court had initially restrained Patanjali from selling its camphor products on August 30, 2023

Court imposes Rs 50 lakh fine on Patanjali for flouting camphor sales ban
Updated On : 10 Jul 2024 | 3:56 PM IST

Hookahs, haircuts, and human rights: UN report details Taliban's crackdown

A UN report revealed that the Taliban's morality police have severely restricted human rights, creating a pervasive 'climate of fear and intimidation', particularly among women and girls

Hookahs, haircuts, and human rights: UN report details Taliban's crackdown
Updated On : 10 Jul 2024 | 2:30 PM IST

'Divorced Muslim women entitled to maintenance,' Supreme Court rules

The top court said that if a Muslim woman gets divorced during the pendency of an application under Section 125 CrPC, she can also seek recourse under the Muslim Women Act, 2019

'Divorced Muslim women entitled to maintenance,' Supreme Court rules
Updated On : 10 Jul 2024 | 12:28 PM IST

Why did Denmark ban these spicy noodles from South Korea? Explained

The Danish Veterinary and Food Administration (DVFA) issued an urgent recall of three fiery varieties of the beloved Buldak instant noodles, citing an unexpected chilli overload

Why did Denmark ban these spicy noodles from South Korea? Explained
Updated On : 10 Jul 2024 | 11:17 AM IST

'People don't buy luxury cars to suffer': SC slams Mercedes for defects

The Supreme Court has provided relief to two companies that had faced problems with luxury cars purchased from Mercedes-Benz

'People don't buy luxury cars to suffer': SC slams Mercedes for defects
Updated On : 10 Jul 2024 | 10:48 AM IST

Anusuya to Anukathir Surya: Govt approves IRS officer's gender, name change

The order approved by the government states that henceforth, Hyderabad-based officer M Anusuya, will be identified as M Anukathir Surya in all official records

Anusuya to Anukathir Surya: Govt approves IRS officer's gender, name change
Updated On : 10 Jul 2024 | 10:02 AM IST