Air India’s San Francisco flight resumes after 8 months

The direct distance between the two cities is approximately 13,993 km and they are diametrically at opposite ends of the world, with a time zone change of around 13.5 hours.

published on : 3rd December 2022

Air India resumes direct flights between Bengaluru and San Francisco

Currently, the airline operates non-stop flights from Delhi to New York, Newark, Washington DC, San Francisco and Chicago and from Mumbai to Newark.

published on : 2nd December 2022

Tennis player Fernando Verdasco accepts 2-month doping ban

Verdasco reached a career-best ranking of No. 7 in April 2009 and currently is No. 125.

published on : 30th November 2022

Crunch time: UN puts baguette on cultural heritage list

“It is important that these craft knowledge and social practices can continue to exist in the future,” said Azoulay, a former French culture minister.

published on : 30th November 2022

Chile ceramics, Colombian wisdom get UNESCO heritage status

The rapidly disappearing skill required to make black pottery in Chile and the ancient knowledge of Colombian Indigenous groups are intangible cultural heritage practices.

published on : 30th November 2022

Australian ex-PM censured over secret ministry posts

It is the first time in Australian history that a former prime minister has been formally censured by the House of Representatives.

published on : 30th November 2022

Telangana: Five minor boys gangrape classmate, film it, held

Since they were close, the boys thought they could lure the 17-year-old into having intercourse with them. In August, the boys sexually assaulted her at her home while her family members were away.

published on : 30th November 2022

Privatisation isn't only solution to power distribution woes: NTPC chief

The union government has been taking initiatives to privatise the discoms. Some states including Gujarat, Odisha, and West Bengal have privatised the power distribution.

published on : 29th November 2022

Australia argues against 'endangered' Barrier Reef status

Environment Minister Tanya Plibersek said the report was a reflection on Australia's previous conservative government, which was voted out of office in May elections after nine years in power.

published on : 29th November 2022

Great Barrier Reef risks 'in danger' World Heritage listing

The Australian Marine Conservation Society said the reef supported 60,000 jobs and generated Aus$6 billion ($4 billion) in revenue every year.

published on : 29th November 2022

CM Mamata Banerjee likely to officially announce two new districts on Tuesday

The district of Sundarbans is likely to have around 13 blocks of South 24 Parganas while Basirhat may have six of North 24 Parganas.

published on : 28th November 2022

UNESCO honours Qutb Shahi era baolis’ restoration

Unesco has recognised the conservation of six baolis (step wells) located inside the Qutb Shahi Heritage Park at Golconda with an Award of Distinction.

published on : 28th November 2022

Odisha govt to seek UNESCO heritage tag for Rath Yatra

Govt has asked SJTA to suggest seven names for advisory committee 

published on : 28th November 2022

Two conservation projects in Telangana bag UNESCO awards

The conservation project at Golconda created a renewed appreciation for the continued relevance of heritage-based solutions for sustainability. 

published on : 27th November 2022

Amazon to shut food delivery biz in India

Meanwhile, Amazon has told authorities in the labour ministry that the programme is a voluntary  separation, and that they did not compel any employees to resign.

published on : 26th November 2022

Australia to make posts public to avoid repeat of power grab 

The extraordinary power grab came to light after Morrison’s conservative coalition was voted out of office in May after nine years in power.

published on : 25th November 2022

EXPLAINER: What's the effect of Russian oil price cap, ban?

The twin measures could have an uncertain effect on the price of oil as worries over lost supply through the boycott compete with fears about lower demand from a slowing global economy.

published on : 25th November 2022

Netflix’s upcoming series 'Kaleidoscope' could be watched in any order

Netflix recently released a Youtube promo video where the actors explained how to achieve this nonlinear streaming experience and how the audience could control the narrative in their own way.

published on : 25th November 2022

Model code case: UP court declares BJP MP absconder

Sagar is accused of getting a wall of Shahjahanpur painted without seeking the administration’s permission.

published on : 24th November 2022

Three-year-wait for Thanjavur residents prolongs as Rs 5.83 crore Sivaganga Park project drags on

For, the city corporation is yet to complete the `5.83-crore project even after it has overshot the deadline by almost two years.

published on : 24th November 2022
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