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Australia set to pass 100,000 electric vehicle milestone: report

Australia set to pass 100,000 electric vehicle milestone: report

07 Feb 2023 | 8:46 AM

Sydney, Feb. 7 (UNI) New research led by Australia's Electric Vehicle Council (EVC) has said Australia is on track to pass the milestone of having 100,000 electric vehicles, as there are approximately 83,000 light EVs on roads.

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Death toll rises to 2,921 from Türkiye earthquakes

Death toll rises to 2,921 from Türkiye earthquakes

07 Feb 2023 | 8:32 AM

Ankara, Feb. 7 (UNI) The death toll from Monday's earthquake in Türkiye has risen to 2,921, the country's Anadolu agency reported on Tuesday, citing the Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD).

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Foreign Secretary holds consultations with French counterpart

06 Feb 2023 | 11:26 PM

New Delhi, Feb 6 (UNI) Foreign Secretary Vinay Mohan Kwatra, who is on an official visit to France, co-chaired Foreign Office Consultations with his French counterpart Anne-Marie Descôtes, during which they reviewed the progress on key areas of bilateral cooperation, including the civil nuclear domain, and exchanged views on topical issues such as India’s G20 Presidency and the Ukraine conflict.

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EAM, Canadian FM discuss deepening bilateral ties, trade pact

EAM, Canadian FM discuss deepening bilateral ties, trade pact

06 Feb 2023 | 11:11 PM

New Delhi, Feb 6 (UNI) External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Monday held good discussions with his Canadian counterpart Melanie Joly during which they discussed deepening the bilateral partnership, especially taking forward the bilateral trade pact which is under discussion, and also exchanged views on the Indo-Pacific and the Ukraine conflict.

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Possession of adulterated drugs to be punished with life imprisonment in Bangladesh

06 Feb 2023 | 10:44 PM

Dhaka, Feb 6 (UNI) The Bangladesh cabinet on Monday gave the final approval to the draft Medicines Act 2022 which includes the provision of life imprisonment for possession of adulterated drugs.The law cleared by the cabinet also contains a provision of a 10-year sentence for the unlicensed production of drugs.

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Syria calls for int'l aid after deadly earthquakes

06 Feb 2023 | 10:42 PM

Damascus, Feb. 6 (UNI) The Syrian Foreign Ministry on Monday called for international help after powerful earthquakes hit the country and killed nearly 900 people in Syria.

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More than 1,600 killed, thousands injured after strong earthquakes jolt Türkiye, Syria

More than 1,600 killed, thousands injured after strong earthquakes jolt Türkiye, Syria

06 Feb 2023 | 7:53 PM

Ankara/Damascus, Feb. 6 (UNI) More than 1,600 people were killed and thousands of others injured after strong earthquakes jolted parts of Türkiye and northwest of Syria early Monday, as local rescuers are battling harsh winter conditions to search for survivors under rubble.

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Türkiye mobilizes after earthquakes kill over 900

Türkiye mobilizes after earthquakes kill over 900

06 Feb 2023 | 6:28 PM

Ankara, Feb. 6 (UNI) Aid poured out from Türkiye's major cities on Monday after a magnitude-7.7 earthquake struck the country's southern province of Kahramanmaras and left hundreds dead and thousands injured.

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Syria : 326 killed, 1,042 injured in  7.7-magnitude earthquake

Syria : 326 killed, 1,042 injured in 7.7-magnitude earthquake

06 Feb 2023 | 6:19 PM

Damascus, Feb. 6 (UNI) The Syrian health ministry said at least 326 people were killed and 1,042 others injured in the country when a 7.7-magnitude earthquake hit Syria and Türkiye early on Monday.

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Afghan police round up 4,500 drug addicts in W. Afghanistan

06 Feb 2023 | 6:16 PM

Herat, Feb. 6 (UNI) Afghan counter-narcotics police have rounded up 4,500 drug addicts from different parts of western Herat province over the past week and sent them to the rehabilitation center, the state-run Bakhtar news agency reported Monday.

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Earthquake in Turkey kills 284, injures 2,383 - Vice President

Earthquake in Turkey kills 284, injures 2,383 - Vice President

06 Feb 2023 | 1:46 PM

Istanbul, Feb 6 (UNI) The death toll from a powerful earthquake in Turkey has risen to 284, while 2,383 people have been injured, Turkish Vice President Fuat Oktay said on Monday.

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Historic Gaziantep castle destroyed by earthquake in Turkey - Reports

Historic Gaziantep castle destroyed by earthquake in Turkey - Reports

06 Feb 2023 | 1:32 PM

Ankara, Feb 6 (UNI) The historic fortress of Gaziantep, located in the southern Turkish province of Gaziantep, collapsed on Monday as a result of an earthquake, Turkish newspaper Posta reported.

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Death toll from earthquake rises to 111 in Syria - Health Ministry

Death toll from earthquake rises to 111 in Syria - Health Ministry

06 Feb 2023 | 11:31 AM

Cairo, Feb 6 (UNI) The death toll from a powerful earthquake has risen to 111 in Syria, while more than 500 people have been injured, the Syrian Health Ministry said on Monday.

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US pop star Beyonce wins record number of Grammys - Organizers

06 Feb 2023 | 11:09 AM

Washington, Feb 6 (UNI) US pop singer Beyonce has won the 33rd Grammy award for her "Renaissance" album, thus setting an all-time record for the number of these awards, the Grammy Awards said.

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Total current death toll from earthquake stands at 76 in Turkey - AFAD

Total current death toll from earthquake stands at 76 in Turkey - AFAD

06 Feb 2023 | 10:43 AM

Ankara, Feb 6 (UNI) A total of 76 earthquake-related deaths have been reported across seven provinces in Turkey, while another 440 people were injured, Turkey’s Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) says.

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