MTNL seeks shareholders#39; nod for fundraising, monetisation of land buildings
The company would seek shareholders#39; approval for issue of non-convertible redeemable non-cumulative preference shares (NCRNCPS) on a private placement basis to the government towards payment of 4G spectrum cost.
Shooters targeted New Jersey kosher market, leaving cop and 5 others dead, mayor reveals
A shooting at a kosher market Tuesday in Jersey City, New Jersey, ended with a police officer, three civilians, and two suspects dead in what the city’s mayor called a targeted attack. “Based on our initial investigation (which is ongoing) we now belie
ACLU sues Homeland Security over ‘stingray’ cell phone surveillance
One of the largest civil liberties groups in the U.S. is suing two Homeland Security agencies for failing to turn over documents it requested as part of a public records request about a controversial cell phone surveillance technology. The American Civil Libe
Childcare benefits startup Kinside launches with $4 million from investors including Initialized Capital
Childcare is one of the biggest expenses for American parents and it’s not just families who are taking a hit. Childcare issues cost the United States’ economy an estimated $4.4 billion in lost productivity each year and also impacts employee retention ra
Intel’s latest RealSense lidar camera is designed for inventory logistics
Intel today introduced the latest addition to its RealSense line. The L515 is roughly the size of a tennis ball, targeted specifically for warehouse logistics — a hugely important and increasingly automated aspect of global trade. Other potential applicatio
The vast majority of US consumers aren’t spending $1,000+ on phones
Pricing in the smartphone wars has taken a sharp turn in recent years on the premium end of the spectrum. Ever since the arrival of the iPhone X, flagship devices have often arrived in excess of $1,000, as company push toward more premium components in order
Wotch is building a creator-friendly video platform
The team at Wotch has created a new social video platform — but wait, don’t roll your eyes quite yet. “Obviously, we’re very used to someone creating a new internet video-sharing platform,” said co-CEO Scott Willson. “It must be ve
BMW today announced that it is finally bringing Android Auto to its vehicles, starting in July 2020. With that, it will join Apple’s CarPlay in the company’s vehicles. The first live demo of Android Auto in a BMW will happen at CES 2020 next mont
Mumbai 26/11 attack suspected mastermind Hafiz Saeed officially charged with terrorist-financing in Pakistan
Hafiz Saeed, the alleged mastermind of the 2008 Mumbai terrorist attack that killed 165 people, has been officially charged with terrorist-financing in a Pakistani counter-terrorism court. Read Full Article at RT.com
NHL's Dallas Stars fire head coach Jim Montgomery under mysterious circumstances
Firing season in the NHL often comes at the end of the league's schedule, but Jim Montgomery of the Dallas Stars became the fourth coach to be relieved of his duties when he was let go Tuesday. Read Full Article at RT.com
Indian banks argue for UK court to declare Vijay Mallya bankrupt
Judge Michael Briggs presided over the ongoing hearing in the insolvency division of the court on a bankruptcy petition filed by the banks last year, in relation to lending by Mallya#39;s now-defunct Kingfisher Airlines.
Greta Thunberg, Time magazine's Person of the Year
“Meaningful change rarely happens without the galvanizing force of influential individuals, and in 2019, the earth’s existential crisis found one in Greta Thunberg.” That’s why, Time magazine editors say, she is the person of the year. She’s the y
Recent editorials from Alabama newspapers: Dec. 10 Opelika-Auburn News on using caution following traffic crashes over the Thanksgiving holiday: A flurry of tragic traffic accidents this past week and during the Thanksgiving holiday stretch should serve as a
Raphael show with famous Madonna paintings opens in Berlin
BERLIN (AP) - Berlin is opening the first of three Raphael exhibitions this week as the art world celebrates the 500th anniversary of the Renaissance master's death next year. Five paintings of the Virgin Mary and her son that are usually not exhibited in th
Low-productivity agricultural land could be transformed into millions of hectares of conservation reserve across the world, according to new research. The research team proposed a new way of understanding the conservation value of ''uncontested lands'' - area
By analysing almost daily water samples taken from the same river from 1940 until today, researchers have confirmed their hypothesis that the browning of lakes is primarily due to the increase in coniferous forests, as well as rainfall and sulphur deposits.
Researchers have investigated how the illumination of bat caves affects the animals' behavior and whether the color of light makes a difference on their flight. Although red light irritates the small mammals somewhat less than white light, from the researcher
Isotope analysis points to prisoners of war, 1,400 years ago
Maya archaeologists found the bones of about 20 people at a water reservoir in the former Maya city of Uxul (Mexico). They had apparently been killed and dismembered about 1,400 years ago. Did these victims come from Uxul or other regions of the Maya Area?
Wildlife Intertwine in Finely Rendered Mythological Worlds by Lauren Marx
Sinuous, intertwined wildlife bridge worlds of the living and the dead in Lauren Marx’s intricate multi-media work. Twisting fox heads, disemboweled deer, and lambs bursting with flowers and birds are rendered with watercolor, ink, pen, and colored pencil.
Hidden treasure: 'Stolen Klimt' painting found STASHED in art gallery wall after 20 years (VIDEO, PHOTO)
A painting stolen over 20 years ago in a brazen heist at an art gallery in northern Italy has apparently been accidentally recovered after a worker clearing ivy from the building stumbled across it hidden in the walls. Read Full Article at RT.com