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One killed, six injured after petrol pump roof collapses in Chennai

The collapse happened during heavy rainfall accompanied by gusty winds in the area, the police added.

A fire force team and police personnel reached the spot and began removing the debris after the petrol pump roof collapsed in Chennai on Friday.(ANI)
Updated on Sep 30, 2023 12:22 AM IST
ANI | | Posted by Nisha Anand

A Taste of Tomorrow: Robo-servers ‘Ruby’ & ‘Diva’ roll out the red carpet at ‘The Robot Restaurant’

Ruby and Diva, both donning a vibrant shade of yellow, are the pioneering waitstaff at Lucknow’s inaugural robotic dining establishment, aptly named “The Robot Restaurant - The Yellow House” in Aliganj.

“Ruby” and “Diva” serving delectable dishes to diners at “The Robot Restaurant,” a recent addition to Lucknow’s culinary scene. (HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 28, 2023 09:14 PM IST

MS Swaminathan, father of India’s Green Revolution, dies

Born in Tamil Nadu’s Thanjavur district, he was named the first World Food Prize laureate for developing and spearheading the introduction of high-yielding wheat and rice varieties into India

He chaired numerous prestigious international conferences, including the 1974 UN World Food Congress in Rome. (MSSRF)
Updated on Sep 28, 2023 02:27 PM IST

MS Swaminathan, father of India’s ‘Green Revolution,’ passes away at 98

Swaminathan was instrumental in developing high-yielding varieties of paddy that helped ensure India’s low-income farmers produce more yield.

MS Swaminathan(File)
Updated on Sep 28, 2023 12:52 PM IST

Two booked in Tamil Nadu over fake videos of attack on Tamilians in Karnataka

“By posting such false news and videos which is being shared they have created public disharmony between the two states,” said a senior police official

Tamil Nadu police on Wednesday warned people against spreading rumours that Tamilians were being attacked in Karnataka over the Cauvery water sharing issue. (HT Archives)
Updated on Sep 29, 2023 07:15 AM IST
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