Archive for November 8th, 2017

Mums getting back to work thanks to grandparents’ childcare – study

London November  08 2017:  The extent of grandparents providing childcare in the UK is much higher than previously thought and is a factor in helping mums to get back into the workplace.

According to new research carried out at the University of Birmingham, grandparents were the first named source of…

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Exploding cities of India are becoming a Nightmare

Cities have been growing from time immemorial across the world. They expand as population grows posing challenges to governments and rulers. Cities and towns, today, are burdened with problems of plenty as well that of shortfalls as they expand meeting the population influx in search of employment and dreams. There…

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Heat source under Antarctica melting its ice sheet: NASA

Washington, Nov 8 (IANS) A geothermal heat source called a mantle plume lies deep below West Antarctica, explaining some of the melting that creates lakes and rivers under the ice sheet, confirms a new NASA study.
The heat source may help explain why the West Antarctic ice sheet collapsed rapidly…

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Israel-based firm sues Apple over iPhone dual-lens camera

San Francisco, Nov 8 (IANS) An Israel-based company Corephotonics has sued Apple, alleging that the iPhone 7 Plus and iPhone 8 Plus models infringe upon four of its patents related to dual camera.

According to a report in MacRumors late on Tuesday, Corephotonics filed the lawsuit in a federal…

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F1 star Mika Hakkinen to visit India

New Delhi, Nov 8:  Former F1 world champion Mika Hakkinen will be visiting India for a campaign to urge people never to drink and drive, and he will also drive with winners of a contest in Mumbai and Gurugram.

Hakkinen will be here as the global responsible drinking ambassador of…

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Shweta Tripathi back for ‘The Trip Season 2’

Mumbai, Nov 8 : Actress Shweta Tripathi, who featured in finite web series “The Trip” — a story of four girlfriends — will be seen in its second season.

“Shooting for ‘The Trip’ was a party. The girls got along amazingly well helping each other with everything from dialogues to clothes. I can…

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Mamata describes demonetisation as ‘DeMoDisaster’

Kolkata, Nov 8 (PTI) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee described demonetisation as “DeMoDisaster” and turned her Twitter display picture black, on the first anniversary of the event today.

Banerjee had on Monday announced her decision to change the display picture on her Twitter account to ‘black’ on the first…

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Dense fog covers Delhi on Wednesday

New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) A dense fog covered the national capital on Wednesday with the minimum temperature recorded at 14 degrees Celsius, normal for the season. Visibility stood at 300 metres.
“There was moderate to dense fog in the morning. The sky will remain mainly clear ahead,” said an…

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