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Nobel Prize in Chemistry awarded for work on lithium-ion batteries

Stockholm: The 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry on Wednesday has been awarded to John B. Goodenough, M. Stanley Whittingham and Akira Yoshino “for the development of lithium-ion batteries”. John B Goodenough of the University of Texas at Austin, M Stanley Whittingham of Binghamton University and Akira Yoshino of Meijo University will receive equal shares of […]

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Pak PM returns to New York after plane loaned to him by Saudi Arabia develops technical fault

New York:¬†Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan and his delegation returned to New York after the plane given to him by the Saudi Arabia government, developed a technical fault while it was heading back to Islamabad. Khan had taken off from New York’s Kennedy International Airport on Friday evening in a special jet placed at his […]

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Modi presents India’s development story as inspiration

United Nations: Prime Minister Narendra Modi made India’s development story as the centrepiece of his General Assembly address, offering it as an inspiration to the world. India’s development saga serves to “build confidence in the poor across the entire world” and “give the world a new hope,” Modi said. Delivering a message of universalism, he […]

PM narendra Modi addressing the 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (Photo: IANS)

India has given the world ‘Buddha’ and not ‘Yudh’ (war): PM Modi in UN

United Nations: Prime Minister Narendra Modi decried the lack of unanimity in fighting terrorism, the biggest challenge for humanity, in his address to the UNGA on Friday. “The lack of unanimity amongst us on the issue of terrorism, dents those very principles, that are the basis for the creation of the UN,” Modi said, addressing […]