Day: November 21, 2018

Australian 'Ants' show staged on city ground

Australian ‘Ants’ show staged on city ground

November 21, 2018 11:34 pm

Kolkata: The Polyglot Theatre of Australia has brought their ‘Ants’ show on the grounds of the Victoria Memorial Hall grounds here. ‘Ants’ is an interactive performance which has giant ants bringing children together in a gentle and intriguing landscaping project. Polyglot Theatre, Australia’s leading creator of experiential, interactive and installation theatre for children performed the […]

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Bomb hoax at Khar railway station

TMC criticises decision to dissolve J&K assembly

November 21, 2018 11:05 pm

Kolkata: The Trinamool Congress criticised the sudden dissolution of the Jammu and Kashmir assembly on Wednesday night and accused the BJP of having no respect for the constitution. Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satyapal Malik dissolved the state assembly, which has been in suspended animation, shortly after rival alliances staked claim to form the government. “The […]

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Sacrifices of CRPF jawans will not go in vain: Amit Shah

BJP committed to building Ram temple in Ayodhya: Amit Shah

November 21, 2018 10:52 pm

Jaipur: BJP president Amit Shah Wednesday reiterated that his party was committed to building a Ram temple in Ayodhya and it would not change its stand. He also exuded confidence of forming next government at the Centre in 2019 with a majority higher than that of the present one despite the Congress’ bid to forge […]

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Two girls end lives by jumping into well

Two girls end lives by jumping into well

November 21, 2018 10:42 pm

Mumbai: Two girls allegedly committed suicide by jumping into a well in suburban Goregaon, police said on Wednesday. Both the deceased were 16-years-old, a senior official said. “The girls ended their lives by jumping into a well at Aarey Colony area in Goregaon on Tuesday night,” he said. The girls were local residents, the official […]

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Brussels rejects Italy budget, paves way for sanctions

Brussels rejects Italy budget, paves way for sanctions

November 21, 2018 8:44 pm

Brussels: Brussels officially rejected Italy’s big-spending budget on Wednesday, clearing the path for unprecedented sanctions and deepening a bitter row with Rome’s populist government. The conclusion by the European Commission, the EU’s executive arm, was harsh but expected, coming just weeks after it had sent back Italy’s 2019 budget, in a historic first for the […]

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Hold Lok Sabha, state assembly polls in J-K together: Tarigami to ECI

Indebted Maldives sending envoy to China

November 21, 2018 8:29 pm

Male: The Maldives foreign minister will visit Beijing before the end of 2018, officials said Wednesday, likely seeking to renegotiate the archipelago’s Chinese debt. China has loaned billions of dollars to countries around the Indian Ocean and beyond for infrastructure development, stoking fears of a debt trap. The new Maldives government of PresidentIbrahim Mohamed Solih […]

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Ro-Ro ferry vessel stuck mid-sea, towed to safety by tugboats

Ro-Ro ferry vessel stuck mid-sea, towed to safety by tugboats

November 21, 2018 8:20 pm

Ahmedabad: The Ro-Ro ferry vessel, which started transporting people and vehicles between Ghogha in Saurashtra and Dahej in south Gujarat last month, came to a standstill mid sea due to engine trouble on Wednesday afternoon, officials said. The vessel, which was carrying over 400 passengers and over 100 vehicles at the time of the incident, […]

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Bomb hoax at Khar railway station

Climate change may turn carbon sinks into emission source: Study

November 21, 2018 8:18 pm

Washington: Natural carbon sinks such as oceans and forests — that suck carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere — may soon start emitting the greenhouse gas instead, if climate change remains unchecked, scientists warn. Ecosystems that host a carbon-dioxide rich type of soil called peat, known as peatlands, are the most efficient natural carbon sink […]

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Rolling stones left strange grooves on Mars moon

Rolling stones left strange grooves on Mars moon: Study

November 21, 2018 6:54 pm

Washington: Strange grooves that crisscross the surface of the Martian moon Phobos were likely made by rolling boulders blasted free from an ancient asteroid impact, a study has found. The research, published in the journal Planetary and Space Science, used computer models to simulate the movement of debris from Stickney crater, a huge gash on […]

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German competition watchdog sets new limits on Facebook data collection

‘Social media makes women feel worse about their bodies’

November 21, 2018 4:40 pm

Toronto: Young women who actively like or comment on Facebook or Instagram images of friends they find attractive are likely to be left feeling worse about their own appearance, scientists say. The research by a team from the York University in Canada shows how young women interact with images online can affect how they feel […]

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