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French billionaire MP Olivier Dassault was killed in a helicopter crash

Paris, March 8 (UITV/IANS)- Olivier Dassault, deputy of the Les Republicains (LR) conservative party and son of billionaire industrialist Serge Dassault, was killed in a helicopter crash, President Emmanuel Macron said on Twitter.

"Olivier Dassault loved France. A captain of industry, lawmaker, local elected official, reserve commander in the air force: during his life, he never ceased to serve our country, to value its assets. His sudden death is a great loss," Macron tweeted on Sunday.

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Meghan Markle tears into royal family in Oprah interview

New York, March 8 (UITV/IANS)- Meghan Markle told Oprah...

Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari gets Covid-19 vaccine jab

Abuja, March 8 (UITV/IANS)- Nigerian President Muhammadu...

US, South Korea reach deal on defence cost-sharing

Washington, March 8 (UITV/IANS)- The US and South Korea...

Mask mandates tied to fewer Covid cases, deaths

Washington, Mar 7 (UITV/IANS) - A study by the US Centers...

20 killed in Egypt road accident

Cairo, Mar 7 (UITV/IANS) - At least 20 people were killed...

UK soldier shot dead in live fire training

London, Mar 7 (UITV/IANS) - A British soldier from the...

UP Home Guard official found dead in forest

Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh), March 8 (UITV/IANS)-  The body of an assistant company commander (Home Guard) who had gone missing from Malasa area, has been found in the jungles of Vijayipur in the Musanagar area here.

The body was located on Sunday, said police.

The police reached the spot after the body was spotted by the locals and have sent it for autopsy to ascertain the cause of death.

According to police, the deceased Ram Chandra Verma, 54, a native of the Girdaun village and an assistant company commander, had gone missing after he left home to visit a relative on a bike on March 3.

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UP man held for faking his own abduction

Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh), March 8 (UITV/IANS)- A 30-year-...

Yogi Adityanath govt to spend Women's Day in big way

Lucknow, March 8 (UITV/IANS)- The Yogi Adityanath governme...

India turned world's pharmacy amid Covid: PM Narendra Modi

New Delhi, Mar 7 (UITV/IANS) - Prime Minister Narendra Mod...

Mithun Chakraborty joins BJP rally in Kolkata

Kolkata, Mar 7 (UITV/IANS) - National Award winning Bollyw...

Free entry for women to protected monuments on Women's Day

New Delhi, Mar 7 (UITV/IANS) - As the International Women'...

102 days of farmers' protest: Questions, doubts, uncertainty continue

New Delhi, Mar 7 (UITV/IANS) - It has been 102 days since...

Bangabandhu's March 7 speech is 'Magnacarta' of freedom-seeking Bengalis

Dhaka, Mar 7 (UITV/IANS) - The historic March 7, 1971, speech, delivered by Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman is considered to be the 'Magnacarta' of tfreedom-seeking Bengalis, as well as an inspiration for the country to break free from the sickles of Pakistan.

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Myanmar urges India to send back cops who fled across border

Aizawl, March 7 (UiTV/IANS) - The Myanmar authorities have...

Iran FM slams US' continued sanctions

Tehran, March 6 (UITV/IANS)- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad...

3 HuJI militants remanded in Dhaka

Dhaka, March 6 (UITV/IANS)- A Dhaka court on Saturday placed three...

9 charged for attack on ex-US envoy to B'desh

Dhaka, March 6 (UITV/IANS)- The Detective Branch (DB) of the Dhaka...

5.8-magnitude quake jolted Indonesia

Jakarta, March 5 (UITV/IANS)- A 5.8-magnitude quake jolted...

90 people were killed in Afghanistan in 24 hrs

Kabul, March 5 (UITV/IANS)- At least 90 people were killed in...

Usha Rao-Monari appointed UN Under Secretary General

United Nations, Feb 18 (UITV/IANS) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has appointed investment professional Usha Rao-Monari as an Under Secretary General and the associate administrator of the UN Development Programme (UNDP).

The announcement on Wednesday said that she has over 30 years of investment experience in infrastructure and is a senior adviser with investment company Blackstone's Infrastructure Group.

The UNDP is the main UN organisation to promote the UN's development agenda with international cooperation. With a budget of about $3 billion, it works in around 170 countries and territories on eradicating poverty and reducing inequalities.

Rao-Monari, a Delhi University graduate with a master's degree from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management, Mumbai, has been the CEO of Global Water Development Partners.

She also was the director of the Sustainable Business Advisory Group at the World Bank's International Finance Corporation.

She also holds a master's degree in International Affairs and Finance from Columbia University.

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India has world's largest diaspora: UN

United Nations, Jan 16 (UITV/IANS) India has the world's...

India calls for global efforts against terrorists acquiring chemical weapons

United Nations, Jan 6 (UITV/IANS) India has expressed...

Indian-origin chemist Ramanarayanan Krishnamurthy finds new clue to how life beg...

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Haryana Ratna Award given to Ambala man by NRIs in Canada

Toronto, Nov 15 (UITV/IANS)- The Haryana Association of...

Indians biggest beneficiaries as Canada to admit 401,000 new immigrants

Toronto, Nov 1 (UITV/IANS)- Canada will admit a record 401,...

New Travel Rules released for Passengers looking to travel to Dubai, Abu Dhabi...

New Delhi, Aug 13 (UITV):The ticket bookings for flights...

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Kareena Kapoor posts first picture of newborn son

Mumbai, March 8 (UITV/IANS)- Actress Kareena Kapoor Khan shared the first image of her newborn son on Instagram on Monday.

The actress took to her social media account to wish her fans Happy Women's day. Holding her baby, Kareena uploaded a selfie and captioned the picture saying: "There is nothing women can't do. Happy Women's Day my loves"

The post was bombarded with comments, including one from Kareena's sister-in-law, actress Soha Ali Khan, who wrote: "You're a rock. Love you".

Kareena and husband Saif Ali Khan welcomed their second son on February 21 in Mumbai.

The couple have a four-year-old son, Taimur.

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Rani Mukerji: Power with women to change how she's represented

Mumbai, March 8 (UITV/IANS)-  Actress Rani Mukerji says the...

Priyanka Chopra opens Indian restaurant Sona in New York

Los Angeles, March 7 (UITV/IANS) Bollywood actress Priyanka...

Ramayan and Mahabharat inspire mega film projects

Mumbai, March 7 (UITV/IANS) The epics Ramayan and Mahabharat...

Anurag Kashyap has a message for the haters

Mumbai, March 6 (UITV/IANS)- Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap had a...

Elli AvrRam shot '24 hours non-stop' for new video 'Fidaai'

Mumbai, March 6 (UITV/IANS)- Actress Elli AvRam stars in the...

Kangana Ranaut to Taapsee over tax raid jibe: 'You will always remain sasti...

Mumbai, March 6 (UITV/IANS)- The war between Kangana Ranaut...

New Google tools to make kids' ebooks easier to read

New Delhi, Mar 7 (UITV/IANS) Google has introduced new features for parents to make book reading easier for their children on its ebook digital distribution service Play Books.

Now, you can listen to a book read out loud, with a choice of whether the pages turn automatically or manually.

"Hear a word spoken out loud by tapping on any word on the book page. Read or listen to thousands of kid-friendly definitions, many of which have illustrations to support comprehension and learning," Google said.

With "Tap to Read", users can tap a word to hear it read out loud.

The ‘Kid Friendly Dictionary' defines words for a young...

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Gurugram college students protest, demand online exam

Gurugram, March 5 (UITV/IANS)- Hundreds of students of the...

Aus urged to set-up quarantine system for int'l students

Canberra, March 5 (UITV/IANS)- The International Education...

Vee Tech, Sona Group join Canada's UHN on wearable research

Toronto, March 5 (UITV/IANS)- Technology services firm Vee...

First-ever virtual New Delhi World Book Fair from March 6-9

New Delhi, March 4 (UITV/IANS)- The 29th edition of the much-...

India was known as Vishwa Guru: VP to students in Tirupati

Tirupati, March 4 (UITV/IANS)- Vice President Venkaiah Naidu...

JGLS ranked as the 76th best law school in the world

New Delhi, March 4 (UITV/IANS)- The Jindal Global Law School (...

Facebook under probe for 'systematic bias' in hiring

San Francisco, Mar 7 (UITV/IANS) - Facebook is under investigation in the US for alleged systematic bias and racial discrimination in hiring and promotions.

According to a Forbes report, the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is probing whether Facebook has engaged in systemic racial bias following a complaint filed by an employee and two job applicants.

The EEOC is now investigating whether there is widespread and "systematic" racial discrimination in hiring and promotions at the social network.

A Black manager and two Black applicants who were rejected by Facebook filed the EEOC complaint.

The alleged...

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Bengaluru: Covid vaccination to intensify from next week

Bengaluru, March 7 (UiTV/IANS) - Bengaluru civic body...

Chinese hackers hit 30K US organisations in new attack

San Francisco, March 6 (UITV/IANS) In yet another big cyber-...

'YouTube removes 5 TV channels run by Myanmar's mi...

San Francisco, March 6 (UITV/IANS) In the wake of further...

Software guru John McAfee charged in crypto scam

San Francisco, March 6 (UITV/IANS) Prominent tech figure John...

Can AI get common sense? Facebook model shows the way

San Francisco, March 5 (UITV/IANS)- In an advance to building...

Space launch from UK soil in 'next few years'

London, March 5 (UITV/IANS)- The British government on Friday...