December 8, 2019

Visiting the Holy City of Amritsar

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From Everything Everywhere Updated on November 6, 2019 Amritsar is the most visited city in the northwestern Indian state of Punjab. The city is known as Holy City since it’s home to the Golden Temple religious complex (one of the most visited places in the world). It’s the most important city in Punjab, and also the […]

India: BSF seeks modern anti-drone system to counter rogue UAVs on border

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From News18 India New Delhi: The Border Security Force (BSF) has sought a modern “anti-drone system” that could detect and destroy a lone or swarm of suspicious aerial platforms in the operations area, in the wake of recent spurt of UAVs being spotted across the India-Pakistan international border. The border guarding force, as per an […]

Scariest Destinations

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Destinations of the week: SCARY PLACES AROUND THE WORLD WHERE YOU CANNOT TRAVEL ALONE BY MOEEDUL HUSSAIN From Thrillophilia A night when you are all alone in the house and hear a voice at the door. As soon as you intend to open the door, the power goes off; all you can see now is pitch […]

Future conflicts to be more violent, unpredictable: Army chief Bipin Rawat

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From DECCAN CHRONICLE Army chief General said there has been no intrusion by the Chinese in Ladakh’s Demchok sector. New Delhi: Marking the 20th anniversary of Kargil conflict, Army Chief General Bipin Rawat addressed a seminar in Delhi on Saturday. Speaking at the seminar he said future conflicts will be more violent and unpredictable where importance […]

Yearly mammograms do more harm than good

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From Deccan Chronicle Annual mammograms pose a threat of overdiagnosis and overtreatment.. New Delhi: It has long been advised that women from the age of 45 onwards would benefit from a yearly mammogram. Breast cancer cases have steadily been increasing. Current statistics in India show that one in every 22 women develops breast cancer and the […]

Are antibiotics nearly obsolete?

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By Michelle Schoffro Cook from Care2 Antibiotic resistance has become a global health crisis of massive proportions. Our overuse and abuse of antibiotics (like demanding our doctors prescribe them for colds and flus), veterinary abuse of the drugs, and antibacterial soaps and other products, have all contributed to our current state where few antibiotics work against many […]

‘Toxic’ is a sadly perfect word of the year for 2018

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BY SHANNON CONNELLAN From Mashable 2018 has been one toxic year. You know it, we know it, and the Oxford Dictionary knows it. The prestigious publisher has chosen their Word of the Year, and this time, it’s “toxic.” “The Oxford Word of the Year is a word or expression that is judged to reflect the […]

I Squared Capital to acquire IC Power’s Latin American and Caribbean businesses

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NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–I Squared Capital, through its ISQ Global Infrastructure Fund II, has entered into an agreement to acquire the Latin American and Caribbean businesses (the “LatAm Businesses”) of Inkia Energy Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of IC Power Ltd. (“IC Power”). The transaction includes only the LatAm Businesses. IC Power’s Israeli asset, OPC Energy Ltd., […]

Toxic graveyards

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Disturbing photos of the toxic graveyards where your old gadgets go to die By Melia Robinson From Business Insider In 2014, the world produced more than 40 million metric tons of discarded electronic goods, or e-waste, according to a report from the United Nations research arm. Many of our once-treasured gadgets end up in landfills […]

India’s money mess could get worse

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By Katy Daigle and Nirmala George, Associated Press From Business Insider Fifty days ago, India yanked most of its currency from circulation without warning, jolting the economy and leaving most citizens scrambling for cash. As the deadline for exchanging the devalued 500- and 1,000-rupee notes for new ones hits Friday, many Indians are still stuck […]