Mossad recruited Iranian scientists to blow up nuclear facility

Mossad recruited Iranian scientists to blow up nuclear facility

New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Israel's Mossad recruited a team of Iranian nuclear scientists to carry out a covert operation which blew up one of the regime's most secure nuclear facilities earlier this year, the Jewish Chronicle reported.



After suspension, Oppn making provocative statements: Piyush Goyal

After suspension, Oppn making provocative statements: Piyush Goyal

New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) The face-off on the issue of suspension of 12 MPs continued with the opposition raising the issue in the Upper House on Friday.

UN Biodiversity Convention postpones in-person sessions

UN Biodiversity Convention postpones in-person sessions

Montreal, Dec 3 (IANS) Due to the uncertainties posed by the emergence of the Omicron variant, and the resulting travel measures and restrictions imposed in certain countries, the resumed sessions of the Convention on Biological Diversity's (CBD) scientific and implementation bodies, as well as the third meeting of the Open-ended Working Group on the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework (WG2020-3) have been postponed.

Gita Gopinath to replace Okamoto as IMF's First Deputy Managing Director

Gita Gopinath to replace Okamoto as IMF's First Deputy Managing Director

Washington, Dec 3 (IANS) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has announced that Gita Gopinath, currently chief economist of the IMF, is set to succeed Geoffrey Okamoto as the institution's First Deputy Managing Director (FDMD) early next year.

Inflationary dent: Automakers plan price hike on rising input costs

Inflationary dent: Automakers plan price hike on rising input costs

New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Several automakers have decided to hike prices of select models from January 2022 on the back of rising input costs.

Covid vax will likely prevent disease, death regardless of variant: WHO

Covid vax will likely prevent disease, death regardless of variant: WHO

New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Amid concerns of vaccine escape by the new super mutant Omicron variant of the coronavirus, WHO's Chief Scientist Dr Soumya Swaminathan on Thursday said that existing vaccines will likely prevent disease and death.

Sports Ministry adds Bhutia, Anju Bobby George to Mission Olympics Cell

Sports Ministry adds Bhutia, Anju Bobby George to Mission Olympics Cell

New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Eyeing a splendid performance at 2024 Paris Olympics, the Sports Ministry on Thursday doubled the number of former athletes as core members in the revamped Mission Olympic Cell (MOC), making the body more athlete-centric. MOC drives India's Olympics preparation through Target Olympics Podium Scheme (TOPS), an initiative of the ministry.

Domestic push: Retail investors fill FPI vacuum; metal, IT stocks in demand

Domestic push: Retail investors fill FPI vacuum; metal, IT stocks in demand

Mumbai, Dec 2 (IANS) Foreign funds' continuous flight from Indian equities has led domestic institutions along with retail investors to go in for a buying spree across sectors.

5 contacts of Omicron infected person test positive, samples sent for genome sequencing

5 contacts of Omicron infected person test positive, samples sent for genome sequencing

Bengaluru, Dec 2 (IANS) Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) Chief Commissioner Gaurav Gupta on Thursday said as many as five persons who were primary and secondary contacts of one of the infected persons with Omicron variant, have tested positive for Covid-19, and their samples have been sent for genomic sequencing for confirmation.

Pak lawmaker claims smoking in women leading cause of rising divorce rate

Pak lawmaker claims smoking in women leading cause of rising divorce rate

New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) A lawmaker from the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) believes that increasing divorce rate in Pakistan could also be blamed on smoking, provided smokers are women, Samaa TV reported.