ISRAEL ON EDGE FOR IRAN RETALIATION AFTER EMBASSY STRIKE

Fri 12 April 2024: Israel, on Friday, nervously awaited an attack by Iran or its proxies as warnings grew of retaliation for the killing last week of a senior officer in Iran’s embassy in Damascus, Reuters reports. Countries, including India, France and Russia have warned their citizens against travel to the region, already on edge over the […]

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BOLLYWOOD IS PLAYING A LARGE SUPPORTING ROLE IN INDIA’S ELECTIONS

Fri 12 April 2024: As the largest electorate in history goes to the polls in India from April 19 to June 1, 2024, political parties are seeking to influence voters’ decisions – through cinema. The incumbent Bharatiya Janata Party, or BJP, seeking a third term in office under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has deployed […]

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COUGH SYRUP CAN HARM CHILDREN: EXPERTS WARN OF CONTAMINATION RISKS

Fri 12 April 2024: The deaths of over 300 children in Africa and Asia in 2023 prompted the World Health Organization (WHO) to warn about the use of “substandard and falsified” medical products. The organisation called for more efforts to protect children from contaminated medicine. Toxicologists Winston Morgan and Shazma Bashir unpack the story. What caused the WHO to […]

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RUSSIA SENDS MILITARY TRAINERS, AIR DEFENCE SYSTEM TO NIGER AGAINST “CURRENT THREATS”

Fri 12 April 2024: As part of Niger’s strengthening security relations with Moscow, Russian military instructors have traveled to the West African country armed with an air defense system and other gear, according to official media. In January, the military administration of Niger decided to increase military collaboration with Russia following the expulsion of French […]

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JALEBIS

Fri 12 April 2024: JALEBIS INGREDIENTS 140 g cake flour 2 T cornflour 1/2 t baking powder 2 T clarified butter 1/4 t saffron threads 190 ml thick plain yoghurt Water (optional) Canola oil, for deep-frying Gold leaf, to garnish For the sugar syrup: 140 g sugar 250 ml water 1/4 t saffron threads, toasted […]

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AMID GROWING TENSIONS WITH IRAN, ISRAEL READY TO “HIT THEM” ON ALL FRONTS SAYS NETANYAHU

Thu 11 April 2024: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday said the country’s army is prepared to meet challenges from all fronts as tensions with Iran grow over a suspected attack by Tel Aviv on one of its consulates in Syria. “We are in challenging times, we are in the midst of a war […]

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META INTRODUCES NEW ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE TRAINING AND INFERENCE CHIP

Thu 11 April 2024: Meta introduced its new artificial intelligence (AI) training chip Wednesday that supports new generative AI products and services. The US-based global tech firm said its next generation Meta Training and Inference Accelerator, called MTIA, is part of the company’s growing investment in its AI infrastructure that will complement its existing and […]

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