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2,300 years old secret Chinese formula of making metal decoded: Study

Published on Aug 11, 2022 05:02 PM IST
  • The 'Kaogong ji' text is part of the book 'The Rites of Zhou', which is said to be written by the famous historian Liu Xin. The formulas have attracted considerable scholarly attention, though they are yet to be fully understood.
Alloys are made by mixing different metals together and although they have not determined the exact combination.(AFP file image)
Alloys are made by mixing different metals together and although they have not determined the exact combination.(AFP file image)

Day 4 of search: Divers enter covered stretch of canal, boy still missing

Gurugram: Search operations to locate an eight-year-old boy continued on Wednesday, more than 72 hours after the child fell in a canal at Gadoli village near Umang Bhardwaj Chowk in Sector 37D
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Published on Aug 11, 2022 05:01 PM IST

Evening brief: Abhishek quizzed in March, ED now summons 8 IPS officers

  • Here are today’s top news, analysis, and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
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AFP file photo
Published on Aug 11, 2022 04:59 PM IST

Nitish Kumar made up his mind to quit NDA after call with Sonia Gandhi

Kumar dumped the RJD-led Grand Alliance two years into his tenure in 2017 to partner with the BJP and complete the rest of his five-year term as part of the NDA
Tejashwi Yadav and Nitish Kumar at their oath taking ceremony. (PTI)
Tejashwi Yadav and Nitish Kumar at their oath taking ceremony. (PTI)
Published on Aug 11, 2022 04:59 PM IST

Smartacus 2022, the next chapter of HT School’s robust quizzing fraternity

  • Registration for Smartacus 2022 is free, and students can register at htschool.hindustantimes.com/smartacus till the midnight of August 14, 2022.
Smartacus 2022, the next chapter of HT School’s robust quizzing fraternity
Smartacus 2022, the next chapter of HT School’s robust quizzing fraternity
Published on Aug 11, 2022 04:57 PM IST

China, Nepal agree on cross-Himalayan railway

This was agreed during a meeting between Chinese state councillor and foreign minister, Wang Yi, and his Nepalese counterpart, Narayan Khadka, in the eastern Chinese city of Qingdao
Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi speaks during a press conference on the sidelines of the East Asia Summit Foreign Ministers' Meeting in Phnom Penh on August 5, 2022. (AFP)
Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi speaks during a press conference on the sidelines of the East Asia Summit Foreign Ministers' Meeting in Phnom Penh on August 5, 2022. (AFP)
Published on Aug 11, 2022 04:57 PM IST

IISc researchers use fish ear bones to estimate ancient seawater temperature

  • Mapping early seawater temperatures is important to better understand Earth's history. Earth scientists have been attempting to reconstruct the seawater temperature over time, but it is not easy to do so.
Tiny bones found in the inner ear of fish hold clues to the fish's age, migration patterns, and the type of water that the fish lived in.(Unsplash)
Tiny bones found in the inner ear of fish hold clues to the fish's age, migration patterns, and the type of water that the fish lived in.(Unsplash)
Published on Aug 11, 2022 04:56 PM IST
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Satellite finds how landfills are 'super emitters' of greenhouse gas methane

  • Although methane only accounts for about 11% of greenhouse gas emissions and lasts about a dozen years in the air, it traps 80 times more heat in the atmosphere than carbon dioxide does.
Technology has been developed to detect emissions through satellite data.  (REUTERS)
Technology has been developed to detect emissions through satellite data.  (REUTERS)
Published on Aug 11, 2022 04:56 PM IST
AP | | Posted by Singh Rahul Sunilkumar

Sri Lanka's ex-leader Gotabaya Rajapaksa leaves Singapore: Report

  • "The Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) confirms that Mr Gotabaya Rajapaksa left Singapore on 11 August 2022," the office said in reply to an AFP query.
File photo of Sri Lanka's then president, Gotabaya Rajapaksa.(REUTERS)
File photo of Sri Lanka's then president, Gotabaya Rajapaksa.(REUTERS)
Published on Aug 11, 2022 04:56 PM IST
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New York company raises USD 120k to make action figure of Ukraine's Zelenskiy

  • A 6-inch (15-cm) tall clay prototype of the Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's action figure, moulded by Seattle artist Mike Leavitt, will be mass produced in plastic in China. It is expected to ship by March.
A prototype of the Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy action figure in Brooklyn. (Reuters)
A prototype of the Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy action figure in Brooklyn. (Reuters)
Published on Aug 11, 2022 04:47 PM IST
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