Morning digest: June 29, 2022

A selected list of stories to read before you start the day. A selected list of stories to read before you start the day. Two beheaded man for posts on social media in Rajasthan Two people beheaded a 40-year-old man in broad daylight in his tailoring at a market in Rajasthan’s city of Udaipur on … Read more

Singapore reports imported monkeypox case

SINGAPORE, June 22 (Xinhua) – Singapore Ministry of Health (MOH) has confirmed an imported case of appox infection in Singapore. According to a MOH statement issued here on Tuesday night, the patient is a 42-year-old male British citizen working as a flight attendant and was in Singapore between 15-17 June and again on 19 June … Read more

Jaishankar meets senior Communist Party leader of Vietnam, Nguyen Van Nen

New Delhi [India]June 20 (ANI): On Monday, Foreign Minister S Jaishankar met with Nguyen Van Nen, a member of the Politburo of the Vietnam Communist Party and party secretary in Ho Chi Minh City. Nguyen is on a five-day visit to India on June 19-23, along with senior officials. The visit is part of the … Read more

NASA accuses China of stealing space technology

Peking [China]May 23 (ANI): The US space agency, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has accused China of stealing unclassified US technology, ranging from military secrets to medical research. During a hearing by the US House Appropriations Committee on May 17, NASA Administrator Bill Nelson accused the Chinese Communist Party of stealing the United States’ … Read more

Here Weed Go! podcast has new episode

Cannabis writer and podcast host Eddie Celaya is back with the latest episode of his national “pot’cast Here Weed Go! This section focuses on flying commercially with cannabis, and why it may not be such a good idea, even in states with recreational programs for marijuana. TSA spokeswoman Patricia Mancha explains what the airport security … Read more

Singapore's waste recycling rate increases in 2021

SINGAPORE, April 18 (Xinhua) – Singapore’s overall recycling rate has improved from 52 percent in 2020 to 55 percent in 2021, due to improved economic conditions and increased business, Sustainability and Environment Minister Grace Fu said on Monday. But last year’s total recovery rate is still below the level before COVID-19 of 59 percent in … Read more

BJP looks to connect with ambassadors from over 150 countries as part of its foreign outreach programme

By Payal MehtaNew Delhi [India]April 12 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party plans to contact ambassadors from over 150 countries in the coming months as part of its foreign outreach program. To facilitate the facilitation, the party has divided them into 8-9 groups with about 10-15 ambassadors in each group. “The idea is to tell the … Read more

Students advised to develop positive attitude and stay away from vices

Students should follow stress management techniques and stay away from bad habits to prevent depression, advises MVR Raju, Head of Department (Psychology), Andhra University. Prof. Raju spoke to students and staff at Rajiv Gandhi University of Knowledge Technologies (RGUKT), Nuzvid, about “Students Academic Stress and Management” on Sunday. Prof. Raju interacted with the students and … Read more

Election 2022 LIVE updates: Day two of the federal election campaign underway; eastern Ukraine prepares for fresh Russian offensive

Scott Morrison will go to the polls on May 21 and ask Australians to stick to his “proven” government and its economic results against his challenger Anthony Albanese’s promise of a comprehensive agenda for change. The prime minister launched the six-week election campaign by urging voters to support his government on its record of boosting … Read more

Cinema has become a medium to question the existing norm, says Vetrimaaran

Filmmakers need to be very careful and tell an engaging story, says Lokesh Kanagara Filmmakers need to be very careful and tell an engaging story, says Lokesh Kanagara “The audience is ready to see and celebrate the shades of gray in heroes.”Karthik SubburajFilm director j CHENNAI Filmmaker Vetrimaaran, who has delivered a number of memorable … Read more