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NASA's James Webb Space Telescope Detects Signs Of Water In Distant Planet

The observation is the most detailed of its kind to date, demonstrating Webb's unprecedented ability to analyse distant atmospheres, according to NASA

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Baseless And Speculative: India On Helping Lankan Prez Flee To Maldives

The 73-year-old Sri Lankan President fled the country along with his wife and two security officers on a military jet on Wednesday

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India Criticizes UN General Assembly Decision To Roll Over IGN Process

New Delhi, however, cautioned that for those of us who truly wish to fulfil our leaders' commitment to early and comprehensive Security Council reforms, looking beyond the IGN may now provide the only viable pathway"

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UK PM Race Most Diverse In History, Two British Indians On Shortlist

Frontrunner former Chancellor Rishi Sunak and Attorney General Suella Braverman, both 42, have much in common as UK-born Indian-origin politicians who campaigned for Brexit in the 2016 referendum

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Maldivian Parliament Speaker Negotiated Lankan Prez's Escape: Report

Rajapaksa is likely to send his resignation letter only after reaching his final destination on Wednesday evening, Sri Lanka's The Morning news portal reported, citing highly placed government sources

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Apple And Zoom Fined By Russia For Data Storage Violation

Apple was fined 2 million roubles (USD 34,000), the court in Moscow's Tagansky district said, with Zoom and Ookla, which runs the internet performance tool Speedtest, fined 1 million roubles each

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Prez Gotabaya Still In Sri Lanka, Clarifies Speaker

The Parliament has made all arrangements to elect a successor in terms of the procedure, the Speaker’s office said

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New British PM To Be Announced On September 5 After Boris Johnson Resigns

Many of the Conservative Party's 358 MPs are yet to declare who they will be supporting, with the shortlist likely to become clearer only as the week progresses

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Sri Lankan Cabinet To Resign Once All-party Govt Is Formed: PMO

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa announced on Saturday that he will resign on Wednesday. Prime Minister Wickremesinghe also said that he will step down after a new government is formed. Opposition parties on Sunday held talks and decided to form an all-party interim government after President Rajapaksa and Prime Minister Wickremesinghe agreed to resign

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India Likely To Surpass China As World's Most Populous Country In 2023: UN report

The World Population Prospects 2022 by the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division, said that the global population is projected to reach eight billion on November 15, 2022

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India Dismisses Reports About Sending Troops To Sri Lanka

President Rajapaksa on Saturday announced that he will resign. Prime Minister Wickremesinghe also said that he will step down after a new government is formed

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Rajapaksa Orders To Ensure Smooth Distribution Of Cooking Gas

In recent months people have been blocking roads across the country in a desperate bid to force the government to address the issue

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Elon Musk Keeps Away From Twitter; Discusses Mars, Birth Rates At Sun Valley Conference

Musk spent most of his time talking about colonising Mars and extolling the virtues of boosting birth rates on Earth

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China Fines Alibaba, Tencent For Failing To Comply With Anti-Monopoly Rules

The Chinese State Administration for Market Regulation released a list of 28 deals that violated the rules

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Sri Lanka Opposition Parties Agree To Form All-party Interim Govt

The embassy also suggested that Chinese nationals be vigilant, stay safe, avoid going out, keep communication open and keep updated with the embassy's notices and reminders, it said

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