Rustam Roy

Rustam Roy

Rustam Roy

Digital news journalist, WION

Rustam Roy is digital news journalist at WION. He follows election trends worldwide, football and changes sweeping the Middle Kingdom(not necessarily in that order).

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Chinese tech in IoT raises concern; British lawmakers seek ban on Hikvision, Dahua

British lawmakers have sought to ban sales of CCTV supplied by China's Hikvision and Dahua over surveillance capabilities which include facial recognition, person tracking and gender…

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Former Deutsche Bank ex-CEO Anshu Jain passes away at 59

Deutsche Bank's former CEO Anshu Jain was born in Jaipur and completed his Bachelor's degree in Economics at Delhi University

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Big Bull Rakesh Jhunjhunwala no more, with $5.8 billion net worth, was no. 36 in India's 100 rich list

Ace investor Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, who passed away on Sunday morning in Mumbai, was one of the early investors in the Bombay Stock Exchange. He was ranked 438 worldwide on Forbes rich list and was…

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Salman Rushdie's attacker appears in court, pleads not guilty

Salman Rushdie's alleged assailant Hadi Matar had attacked the author as he sat on stage at the Chautauqua Institution on Friday and stabbed him multiple times.

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Salman Rushdie taken off ventilator support, is ‘talking and joking’

Author Salman Rushdie was hospitalised after 24-year-old alleged assailant Hadi Mata rushed on stage at the Chautauqua Institution in New York and stabbed him in the neck and abdomen multiple…

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'Don’t worry you are next': JK Rowling receives death threat after attack on Salman Rushdie

Police are now investigating the death threat to British writer JK Rowling.

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US strike ‘destroyed everything,’ Zawahiri’s body not found, says Taliban

Taliban said it had ordered a "comprehensive and serious investigation" on Zawahiri's presence in the capital while conceding that a drone strike had taken place in an upmarket Kabul suburb. 

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North Korea lifts mask mandate after 'victory' over COVID-19

North Korea had recorded nearly 4.8 million COVID-19 cases identifying it as 'fever' while reporting just 74 deaths even as experts and the World Health Organization questioned the country's real…

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Man rescued from tunnel in Rome allegedly attempted to rob a bank

Rescuers took several hours to reach the man trapped in a tunnel and firefighters were pressed into service. The man apparently begged for help as the tunnel began to collapse.

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Salman Rushdie on ventilator after surgery; may lose an eye, unable to speak

Salman Rushdie's book agent Andrew Wylie said the nerves in the writer's arm were severed and his liver was damaged due to stabbing.

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Salman Rushdie's attacker: Who is Hadi Matar?

Reports say police have begun searching Matar's residence in New Jersey. Rushdie was stabbed in the neck and abdomen. He was immediately administered emergency medical care.

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Paleontologists discover small armoured dinosaur in Argentina

The Jakapil kaniukura is the first definitive thyreophoran species from Argentinian Patagonia. The researchers said the dinosaurs were distributed in a much broader geographic distribution than…

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Hispanics, Blacks receiving less monkeypox vaccines compared to whites in US, survey reveals

Reports say, in major US cities, like Chicago, Washington D.C. and Atlanta, whites were administered the majority of monkeypox vaccine doses last month.

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China's satellite tracking ship won't be arriving at Hambantota port: Report

Reports say the high-tech space and satellite tracking ship Yuan Wang 5 built in 2007 can also launch intercontinental ballistic missiles.

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COVID-19 fourth wave fears: Delhi makes masks mandatory in public places

The number of new COVID-19 cases in Delhi has been above 2,000 in the past one week with active virus cases at 8,205.

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