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India wants closer defence cooperation with Malaysia

NEW DELHI: India is looking for enhanced military cooperation with Malaysia, the Indian Ministry of Defence said. Malaysian Senior Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein and Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh held a virtual conference on Monday (June 27). Hishammuddin in a tweet remarked that he discussed military-to-military cooperation and defence industry collaboration with…

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Shinsegae Ranks 7th Among Asian Retailers

Shinsegae has been ranked seventh among Asia’s top 100 retailers in terms of sales.According to an annual report by Euromonitor International released last week, the Korean retail giant moved up two spots from last year to seventh with sales of US$48.91 billion, becoming the only Korean retailer to make it to the top 10.But three…

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New Report Looks at the Rise of Beauty Enhancement Trends and Tools Online

These days, almost every photo app and tool provides some level of beauty enhancement capability, with a range of filters and effects designed to hide blemishes, remove age lines, thin your frame, and all sorts of other visual contortions, in order to make people feel more comfortable about sharing their selfies with an audience. The…

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Battery Giant CATL Denies Plan to Manufacture Vehicles

Your browser does not support the audio element. Through an interactive platform on Monday, Chinese battery giant Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., Limited (CATL) officially announced that it would not explore vehicle R&D and would not consider car manufacturing. According to the data China Automotive Battery Innovation Alliance, CATL’s market share has remained over 50% for…

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NSF Research Traineeship program expands to include 43 states

The U.S. National Science Foundation announced 22 new awards through its NSF Research Traineeship (NRT) program. The $58 million investment, including $6.9 million of support from the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, expands the program to comprise 43 states, the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands. This NSF program supports graduate students,…

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Five killed in crash inferno

Five people have died, their bodies burnt beyond recognition, after a head-on collision on the R72 west of Alexandria, en route to Gqeberha around 2pm on Monday 27 June 2022. Department of Transport spokesperson Unathi Binqose said one of the vehicles had caught fire on impact. Two people escaped unharmed from the incident which occurred…

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Rob Hersov: Battered but unbowed after that ‘BNC’ speech which Zondo et al proves was on the money

In September last year, global entrepreneur Rob Hersov rocked South Africa with a hard hitting speech at the BizNews Conference – accusing Corporate SA of being complicit in ANC criminality and incompetence. In this follow-up, Hersov says despite the flack he has taken, he stands by every word in that presentation. But he says there…

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‘Law & Order’ actress Mary Mara dead at 61 after drowning in NY river

June 27, 2022 | 8:56pm Mary Mara, an actress who starred on TV shows like “Law & Order,” “Ray Donovan,” and “NYPD Blue,” died on Sunday, her manager confirmed to Page Six. She was 61. New York State Police troopers responded to a call of a possible drowning a little after 8 a.m. local time…

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Cyberpunk 2077 user-made FSR 2.0 mod dramatically improves performance

CDPRojekt Red Last week AMD made its killer Fidelity FX Super Resolution 2.0 (say that five times fast) upscaling technology available for all developers to implement in their PC games. “Developers” is a broad term, of course, and it technically includes tireless PC game modders, who love nothing more than to tinker with releases until…

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Albon: Not clear how to fix F1 weaknesses on Williams car

Williams has struggled to compete with the rest of the midfield on a regular basis so far this season, leaving it at the foot of the constructors’ championship ahead of this weekend’s British Grand Prix. Albon has scored all three of Williams’ points this year, finishing 10th in Australia and ninth in Miami after capitalising…