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Forced Into Sterilisation, Sexual Violence, Uyghur Women Shine Light on Campaign of Control by Beijing

Forced Into Sterilisation, Sexual Violence, Uyghur Women Shine Light on Campaign of Control by Beijing

Follow Us OnTrending Topics :»10-MIN READUyghur exile Gulbakhar Jalilova says she suffered sexual abuse while she was held in detention centers in Xinjiang. (CNN)Share this:Zumrat Dawut said she was forcibly sterilized by the Chinese government for having one too many children.A former resident of Urumqi, the capital of China's western Xinjiang region, the 38-year-old Uyghur woman said she was fined 18,400 yuan ($2,600) in 2018 for having three children, one more than she was allowed to under Chinese rule.When she went to pay the fine, Dawut said she was told she'd also need to have a...

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Japan's Okinawa Declares State of Emergency as Coronavirus Cases Soar

Japan's Okinawa Declares State of Emergency as Coronavirus Cases Soar

Follow Us OnTrending Topics :»1-MIN READPeople wearing face masks to protect against the spread of the new coronavirus walk toward the entrance to Tokyo Disneyland in Urayasu, near Tokyo. (Image: AP)Share this:Japan's Okinawa region has declared a state of emergency and asked people to stay home for two weeks as the popular tourist destination sees an "explosive spread" of coronavirus cases.Governor Denny Tamaki on Friday asked residents to avoid non-essential outings following a record new daily addition to the southern island's total cases, the majority of which have been detected among...

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India Continues to Amass Military Capabilities Beyond Its Security Requirement: Pakistan on Rafale Jets

India Continues to Amass Military Capabilities Beyond Its Security Requirement: Pakistan on Rafale Jets

Follow Us OnTrending Topics :»1-MIN READ5 Rafale fighter jets as seen in Indian airspace.Share this:Pakistan on Thursday said it has seen reports that India has acquired Rafale jets from France which could be modified to carry nuclear weapons.India received the first batch of five Rafale jets on Wednesday, nearly four years after it inked an inter governmental agreement with France to procure 36 of the aircraft. The IAF received the Rafale jets 23 years after it imported Sukhoi-30 Ks from Russia in 1997.The arrival of Rafale jets will make the IAF much stronger to deter any security...

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Elon Musk Thinks that Artificial Intelligence Will Be 'Vastly Smarter' Than Humans in 5 Years

Elon Musk Thinks that Artificial Intelligence Will Be 'Vastly Smarter' Than Humans in 5 Years

Follow Us OnTrending Topics :»1-MIN READFile photo of Tesla CEO Elon Musk. (Image credits: Reuters)Share this:Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has claimed that Artificial Intelligence will be 'vastly smarter' than any human and would overtake us by 2025."We are headed toward a situation where AI is vastly smarter than humans. I think that time frame is less than five years from now. But that doesn't mean that everything goes to hell in five years. It just means that things get unstable or weird," Musk said in an interview with New York Times over the weekend.This is not the first time that...

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More Chinese Apps Banned in India; 47 Apps That Cloned Previously Banned Apps Axed

More Chinese Apps Banned in India; 47 Apps That Cloned Previously Banned Apps Axed

Follow Us OnTrending Topics :»1-MIN READImage for representation.Share this:After announcing a ban on 59 Chinese apps on the grounds of national security and data privacy, the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology is adding more apps to the list. According to an order issued on Friday, July 24, the ban will be extended to 47 Chinese apps which were clones of the previously banned 59 Chinese apps. The new list of 47 banned apps will be released soon and is most likely to include alternatives or lite versions of the apps that were previously banned in the country on June 29. Some...

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Alibaba, Jack Ma Summoned by Gurgaon Court After Ex-Employee Alleges UC Browser Censored China News in India

Alibaba, Jack Ma Summoned by Gurgaon Court After Ex-Employee Alleges UC Browser Censored China News in India

Follow Us OnTrending Topics :»3-MIN READJack Ma, founder of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, speaks during the launch of Alibaba's office in Kuala Lumpur. (REUTERS/Lai Seng Sin/File Photo)Share this:An Indian court has summoned Alibaba and its founder Jack Ma in a case in which a former employee in India says he was wrongfully fired after objecting to what he saw as censorship and fake news on company apps, documents seen by Reuters showed. The case comes weeks after India cited security concerns in banning Alibaba's UC News, UC Browser and 57 other Chinese apps after a clash between the...

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A Village in Tamil Nadu Went Without Streetlights for Over 35 Days to Protect a Bird's Nest

A Village in Tamil Nadu Went Without Streetlights for Over 35 Days to Protect a Bird's Nest

Follow Us OnTrending Topics :»1-MIN READPhoto: CanvaShare this:A village in the Sivaganga district of Tamil Nadu went without streetlights for a whole month because a bird had converted the village's community switchboard into its nest. According to a news report by , Karuppu Raja, a college student in the village said that the switchboard is located next to his house which is connected to all 35 streetlights in the area. When the lockdown began, he saw a bird, an Indian Robbin, building a nest there. He soon circulated the message to other youngsters in the village through WhatsApp. It...

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Uzbekistan to Give $3,000 to Tourists if They Contract Coronavirus Infection During Their Visit

Uzbekistan to Give $3,000 to Tourists if They Contract Coronavirus Infection During Their Visit

Follow Us OnTrending Topics :»1-MIN READImage for Representation.Share this:In a bid to woo tourists after the coronavirus lockdown, Uzbekistan is offering $3,000 to visitors in case they contract the infection during their tour. Uzbekistan, with a population of over 33 million, reported minimum Covid-19 casualties after it imposed a swift lockdown. Now, under the "Safe Travel Guaranteed" campaign, the country is looking ahead to see more tourists as the government will be covering the medical expenses in case a tourist gets infected. Uzbekistan President Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed the...

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‘China Succeeding in Doing What Hitler Failed to Do With Jews’: Historian Lifts Lid Off Atrocities Against Uighur Muslims

‘China Succeeding in Doing What Hitler Failed to Do With Jews’: Historian Lifts Lid Off Atrocities Against Uighur Muslims

Follow Us OnTrending Topics :»5-MIN READUighur men pray at a mosque during Ramadan in Kashgar city in Xinjiang province. (Reuters File)Share this:Olsi Jazexhi, a historian, was invited by Chinese authorities in August last year to see what was happening with Uighur Muslims in Xinjiang. He was shocked to see gross violation of human rights in the ‘re-education centres’ and became a global voice against Chinese oppression of Uighurs. Edited excerpts of an interview with Jazexhi: You have visited these concentration camps in China. How did you manage to reach there? I had a keen interest to...

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‘It's Horrible’: Brazil's Bolsonaro ‘Can't Stand’ the Quarantine Routine, to Take Covid-19 Test Again

‘It's Horrible’: Brazil's Bolsonaro ‘Can't Stand’ the Quarantine Routine, to Take Covid-19 Test Again

Follow Us OnTrending Topics :»1-MIN READFile photo of Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro. (Reuters)Share this:Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, who has been in quarantine nearly a week after testing positive for the new coronavirus, announced Monday he plans to take another test as he "can't stand" being in isolation. The result of the test, which is scheduled for Tuesday, "should be out in a few hours, and I will wait quite anxiously because I can't stand this routine of staying at home. It's horrible," Bolsonaro said in a telephone interview with CNN Brazil, from his official residence...

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EU Says It is Preparing Measures against China over Hong Kong

EU Says It is Preparing Measures against China over Hong Kong

Follow Us OnTrending Topics :»1-MIN READFILE PHOTO: European Union flags fly outside the European Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium.REUTERS/Yves Herman/File PhotoShare this:The European Union is preparing countermeasures on China in response to Beijing's new security law on Hong Kong, the EU's top diplomat said on Monday, but envoys stressed the likely steps will not amount to economic sanctions. Diplomats said there was broad support among EU member states for some action but tough measures were not being discussed in detail because of resistance from China's closest trade...

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20 Detained after George Floyd Protest outside US Embassy in Sri Lanka

20 Detained after George Floyd Protest outside US Embassy in Sri Lanka

Follow Us OnTrending Topics :»1-MIN READA protester returns a tear gas cannister during a march against the death in Minneapolis police custody of George Floyd, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania June 1, 2020. REUTERS/Bastiaan SlabbersShare this:Sri Lankan police on Tuesday arrested 20 people who attempted to stage a protest outside the US Embassy here in support of African-American George Floyd, whose custodial killing stoked widespread protests in America and other countries over racial injustice. Floyd died in Minneapolis on May 25 after white police officer Derek Chauvin handcuffed and...

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Priyanka Chopra Bags Her Next Hollywood Film, to Star Alongside Keanu Reeves in Matrix 4

Priyanka Chopra Bags Her Next Hollywood Film, to Star Alongside Keanu Reeves in Matrix 4

Follow Us OnTrending Topics :»1-MIN READShare this:Actress Priyanka Chopra has reportedly joined the cast of much awaited Hollywood film Matrix 4. The sequel to the action packed Matrix series, the 2022 movie is going to see Keanu Reeves and Carrie Anne Moss reprise their roles as Neo and Trinity. The production of the movie recently resumed after a brief halt due to the coronavirus pandemic. Written and directed by Matrix co-creator Lana Wachowski, the movie was slated for May 2021 release that has been pushed back a year to April 4, 2022. As per the , the makers have not confirmed what...

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Asia's Largest Data Centre With 210MW Overall Capacity Inaugurated Near Mumbai

Asia's Largest Data Centre With 210MW Overall Capacity Inaugurated Near Mumbai

Follow Us OnTrending Topics :»2-MIN READAn illustrated representation of the Yotta NM1 data centre building in Panvel, near Mumbai. (Image: Yotta Infrastructure Group)Share this:Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday e-inaugurated Asia’s largest certified tier IV data centre near Mumbai. Located in Panvel, the Yotta NM1 data centre building, is the largest of its kind in India, as well as the second largest in the world. Speaking about it at the launch event, CM Thackeray said that state-of-the-art data centres such as Yotta can be key to the economy of Maharashtra, as they...

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Hong Kong Police Granted Sweeping Powers under Security Law

Hong Kong Police Granted Sweeping Powers under Security Law

Follow Us OnTrending Topics :»4-MIN READA protester is detained by riot police during the annual handover march in Hong Kong. (Image: AP)Share this:In implementing the national security law for Hong Kong, police will have sweeping authority that allows them to take actions including conducting searches without a warrant, restricting suspects from leaving the city, and intercepting communications. Hong Kong's government gazetted the details of Article 43 in the city's national security law on Monday night, which outlines the measures that the police force can take to implement the...

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Chinese, Indian Troops Pull Back from Galwan Valley and 2 Other Friction Sites Along LAC: Sources

Chinese, Indian Troops Pull Back from Galwan Valley and 2 Other Friction Sites Along LAC: Sources

Follow Us OnTrending Topics :»2-MIN READAn Indian army convoy moves on the Srinagar- Ladakh highway at Gagangeer, north-east of Srinagar. (PTI)Share this:In the first signs of the military dialogue for disengagement showing results, Chinese and Indian troops have pulled back from three friction sites at the Line of Actual Control, including the site of the June 15 violent clashes at Galwan Valley in eastern Ladakh, sources said on Monday. The extent of the mutual pullback has not been specified. The disengagement from the patrolling points at Galwan Valley, Hot Springs area and Gogra, which...

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China Refuses to Budge from New Claim Over Sakteng Sanctuary as Irate Bhutan Issues Demarche

China Refuses to Budge from New Claim Over Sakteng Sanctuary as Irate Bhutan Issues Demarche

Follow Us OnTrending Topics :»1-MIN READFile Photo of China's President Xi Jinping (Image: AP)Share this:Upset by China’s claims over the Sakteng Wildlife Sanctuary, Bhutan’s foreign ministry has issued a demarche to the Chinese embassy in New Delhi, saying the sanctuary was an “integral and sovereign territory of Bhutan”. Both China and Bhutan don’t have embassies in each other’s countries and conduct their diplomatic communication through their missions in Delhi. The western and middle sectors of Bhutan have been in dispute with China but the eastern sector has not been part of the...

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‘No Party Should Engage in Any Action…’ China Objects to PM Modi’s Surprise Ladakh Visit

‘No Party Should Engage in Any Action…’ China Objects to PM Modi’s Surprise Ladakh Visit

Follow Us OnTrending Topics :»1-MIN READPrime Minister Narendra Modi meets soldiers at one of the forward locations in Nimu, Leh district.Share this:China on Friday voiced its disapproval as Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a surprise visit to Ladakh to take a stock of the situation at forward posts along the Line of Actual Control and interact with personnel of the Army, Air Force and ITBP. “India and China are in communication and negotiations on lowering the temperatures through military and diplomatic channels. No party should engage in any action that may escalate the situation at...

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China Says Banning Apps Violation of WTO Rules, Hopes India Corrects Actions 'Immediately'

China Says Banning Apps Violation of WTO Rules, Hopes India Corrects Actions 'Immediately'

Follow Us OnTrending Topics :»1-MIN READRepresentative image.Share this:China's commerce ministry said on Thursday that it hopes India would correct its discriminatory actions against Chinese companies immediately, after India banned Chinese mobile apps amid a border crisis between the two countries. China has not adopted any restrictive or discriminatory measures against Indian products and services, Ministry of Commerce spokesman Gao Feng told reporters in an online briefing, adding that India's actions are in violation of WTO rules.Share this:Loading

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'This is a Message': US, Germany Delay UNSC Statement on Karachi Attack After Pak Calls Osama a 'Martyr'

'This is a Message': US, Germany Delay UNSC Statement on Karachi Attack After Pak Calls Osama a 'Martyr'

Follow Us OnTrending Topics :»2-MIN READRepresentative photo of the United Nations Security Council (Reuters)Share this:A UNSC statement condemning the recent terror attack in Karachi was twice stalled by the US and Germany, delaying its issuance to give a 'message' to Pakistan over it blaming India for the incident and Prime Minister Imran Khan calling Osama bin Laden a 'martyr', according to sources. The 15-nation UN Security Council issued a press statement on Wednesday to condemn the "heinous and cowardly terrorist attack that took place in Karachi, Pakistan, on 29 June 2020, which...

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‘But You Banned MS Dhoni From Wearing His Army Insignia Gloves’ – Fans Question ICC on Windies’ Black Lives Matter Logo on Jersey

‘But You Banned MS Dhoni From Wearing His Army Insignia Gloves’ – Fans Question ICC on Windies’ Black Lives Matter Logo on Jersey

|June 29, 2020, 5:40 PM ISTThe ICC announced on Monday (June 29) that the West Indies cricket team will be allowed to sport the 'Black Lives Matter' logo on the collar of their shirts during the three-Test series against England.However, the tweet in which they made the announcement was innundated by angry replies from Indian fans who asked why MS Dhoni was not allowed to sport an army insignia on his gloves.West Indies players will wear the Black Lives Matter logo on their jerseys in the upcoming Test series 🏏 — ICC (@ICC) Dhoni had sported the ‘Balidan’ insignia on his glove in India’s...

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Karachi Terror Attack: Pakistan Stock Exchange Comes Under Gun and Grenade Attack, Nine Killed

Karachi Terror Attack: Pakistan Stock Exchange Comes Under Gun and Grenade Attack, Nine Killed

Follow Us OnTrending Topics :»1-MIN READA plainclothes police officer surveys the site of an attack at the Pakistan Stocks Exchange entrance in Karachi. (Reuters)Share this:Four gunmen attacked the Pakistani Stock Exchange building in Karachi on Monday, killing four security guards and a police sub-inspector before being shot dead in an exchange of fire, media reports said. The militants had launched a grenade attack at the main gate of the building and attempted to storm the building after opening indiscriminate fire. SSP City Muqaddas Haider said that seven injured persons had been...

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ISRO Gets Patent for Liquid Cooling and Heating Garment to Remove Sweat in Space Flights

ISRO Gets Patent for Liquid Cooling and Heating Garment to Remove Sweat in Space Flights

Follow Us OnTrending Topics :»1-MIN READRepresentative Image(Image: Nagarjuna Dwarkanath/ Twitter)Share this:The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has got an Indian patent for its liquid cooling and heating garment (LCHG) that is suitable for space applications. The patent is valid for 20 years from the date of application, that is, February 8, 2016, and was granted on June 19. While ISRO is the patentee or patent owner, the four inventors are Srirangam Siripothu, Reshmi Balachandran, Saraswathi Kesava Pillai Manu, and Gurumurthy Chandrasekaran. According to the patent papers filed...

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TMC Panchayat Member Made to Do Squats, Offer Public Apology for Siphoning Off Cyclone Relief Funds

TMC Panchayat Member Made to Do Squats, Offer Public Apology for Siphoning Off Cyclone Relief Funds

Follow Us OnTrending Topics :»1-MIN READCyclone Amphan wreaked havoc on Kolkata and large parts of southern Bengal, uprooting thousands of trees.Share this:A panchayat member owing loyalty to the ruling TMC was on Tuesday forced to offer a public apology and do squats as punishment for siphoning off funds meant for the affected in Cyclone Amphan. In the incident that took place at Nandakumar area of South 24 district, the panchayat member of the area was gheraoed by local people who accused him of siphoning funds and nepotism while drawing up the list of beneficiaries. TV news channels...

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About 260 Billion Children Getting No Education, Says UN; Blames Poverty and Discrimination

About 260 Billion Children Getting No Education, Says UN; Blames Poverty and Discrimination

Follow Us OnTrending Topics :»2-MIN READRepresentative Image: ReutersShare this:Nearly 260 million children had no access to schooling in 2018, a United Nations agency said in a report Tuesday that blamed poverty and discrimination for educational inequalities that are being exacerbated by the coronavirus outbreak. Children from poorer communities as well as girls, the disabled, immigrants and ethnic minorities were at a distinct educational disadvantage in many countries, the UN's Paris-based education body UNESCO said. In 2018, "258 million children and youth were entirely excluded from...

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