UK agrees to join trans-Pacific trade pact

Rishi Sunak

London: The UK has decided to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), Prime Minister Rishi Sunak announced Friday. This is its biggest trade deal since Brexit following 21 months of negotiations, reports Xinhua news agency. The UK will be the first new member since the creation of the CPTPP in 2018, and the first European country in the bloc. "Joining the CPTPP trade bloc puts the UK...

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Over 20 far-right Austrian MPs walk out of Parliament during Zelenskyy’s speech

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Vienna: More than 20 far-right Austrian MPs walked out of Parliament during a virtual address by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, arguing that the latter's speech violated Vienna's "permanent neutrality" status. Austria's "permanent neutrality" has been part of its constitution since 1955. The law states that "Austria will never in the future accede to any military alliances nor permit the establishment of military bases of foreign states on her territory", reports the...

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Death toll in Indore temple tragedy rises to 35, Op still on  

Indore: The death toll in the Indore temple stepwell roof collapse incident rose to 35 Friday and a search operation is currently underway to trace one missing person, an official said. The slab constructed on top of an ancient 'bawdi' or stepwell collapsed during a 'havan' programme held on the occasion of Ram Navami at the Beleshwar Mahadev Jhulelal temple in the city Thursday, plunging several devotees into the water reservoir...

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MoD signs contract with BEL for 13 Lynx-U2 fire control systems for Navy

Ministry of Defence signs Rs 1700 cr contract with BEL for acquiring 13 Lynx U2  fire control systems (Image: DDNewslive/Twitter)

New Delhi: The defence ministry Thursday signed a contract with Bharat Electronics Limited for the procurement of 13 Lynx-U2 fire control systems for the Navy at a cost of over Rs 1,700 crore, officials said. The Lynx-U2 system is a naval gun fire control system designed and developed indigenously. It is capable of accurately tracking and engaging targets amid sea clutter as well as air or surface targets, the government said...

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3 killed as motorcycle crashes into tree in Odisha’s Nayagarh

Nayagarh: Three men were killed as their motorcycle dashed into a roadside tree in Odisha's Nayagarh district, police said Friday. The accident happened in Komanda Pathara in Odagaon model police station area Thursday night, they said. The deceased were identified as Madhab Pradhan (20), Suryakant Pradhan (19), and Rakesh Nayak (19) of Maheswarpur. They were returning home...

All pilots of Pak flag carrier want to quit: Top official

Islamabad: Khaqan Murtaza, Director General (DG) of Pakistan's Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), told a Senate panel that all pilots of the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) wanted to leave the flag carrier. Explaining the reason for this to the Senate Standing Committee on Aviation, the DG said around 35 per cent tax was deducted from the salaries of...

Odisha govt not to open new liquor shops in rural areas

Bhubaneswar: Following protests by women in different parts of rural Odisha, the state government has decided not to grant new liquor shop licences in these areas during the year 2023-24. In its new excise policy for the year 2023-24, the Odisha government said no new application for 'ON' shop license will be accepted for the rural areas...

Rishi Sunak

UK agrees to join trans-Pacific trade pact

London: The UK has decided to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), Prime Minister Rishi Sunak announced Friday. This is its biggest trade deal since Brexit following 21 months of negotiations, reports Xinhua news agency. The UK will be the first new member since the creation of the CPTPP in 2018, and the...

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Over 20 far-right Austrian MPs walk out of Parliament during Zelenskyy’s speech

Vienna: More than 20 far-right Austrian MPs walked out of Parliament during a virtual address by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, arguing that the latter's speech violated Vienna's "permanent neutrality" status. Austria's "permanent neutrality" has been part of its constitution since 1955. The law states that "Austria will never in the future accede to any military alliances nor...

7 killed, over 30 injured in road mishap in UP's Pilibhit

At least 7 killed as vehicle falls into canal in Sambalpur

Sambalpur: Seven people were killed as their vehicle fell into a canal in Odisha's Sambalpur district in the early hours of Friday, police said. The vehicle, a Bolero, skidded off the road, overturned and fell into the Gham canal near Paramanpur in Sasan police station area around 2 am after the driver lost control of it, they...

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COVID-19: India records 3,095 fresh cases

New Delhi: India witnessed a single-day rise of 3,095 fresh COVID-19 cases with the active caseload increasing to 15,208, according to Union Health ministry data updated Friday. The toll has risen to 5,30,867 with five deaths -- one each reported by Goa and Gujarat and three reconciled by Kerala -- in 24 hours, the data updated at...

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Google starts testing generative AI features in Gmail, Docc

San Francisco: After announcing the upcoming generative artificial intelligence (AI) features to Workspace apps two weeks ago, Google has now started public testing them in Gmail and Docs. The current trusted test programme includes consumer, enterprise and education users (over 18 years) in the US, reports 9To5Google. This "small group" is invited by the tech giant to...

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