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April 19, 2024 3:26 PM

Fossils of colossal snake Vasuki unearthed in India mine

Fossil vertebrae unearthed in a lignite mine are the remains of one of the largest snakes that ever lived, a monster estimated at up to 49 feet (15 meters) in length - longer than a T. rex - that prowled the swamps of India around 47 million years ag...

April 16, 2024 1:45 PM

Pakistan floods: Death toll rises to 39

Heavy rains continued to batter several provinces of Pakistan on Tuesday, raising the death toll to 39, with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa reporting 21 fatalities alone. The Balochistan government imposed an "urban flood emergency" in Quetta, Dawn reported. T...

April 7, 2024 4:10 PM

IMD using AI, machine learning for weather forecasts: DG Mohapatra

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has started using artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning in weather forecasts, and it will expand it further into other areas to improve forecasts in coming years, IMD’s director general Mrutyunj...

April 3, 2024 3:27 PM

Taiwan’s strongest earthquake in 25 years kills nine; 50 missing

Taiwan's biggest earthquake in at least 25 years killed nine people on Wednesday, injuring more than 800, while 50 went missing en route to a national park, authorities said, as rescuers used ladders to bring others to safety. Television broadcast i...

March 15, 2024 9:45 PM

Govt approves EV scheme to attract global manufacturers

The Union government has approved a scheme inviting global manufacturers of electric vehicles to establish production facilities in India. The scheme, offering import concessions, aims to position India as a “manufacturing destination” for elect...

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