Archive for July 15th, 2019
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A bridge of memories

The closure of the Lakshman jhula is another warning sign on the pressures of over-tourism in the Himalayas

Perhaps a great way to rewind family histories in India would be to turn the pages of a photo album and find generations frozen forever on the Lakshman jhula bridge in…

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Casting remarks were ‘widely taken out of context’: Scarlett Johansson

Los Angeles Jul 15:  Scarlett Johansson has clarified her recent comments about politically correctness and casting in Hollywood as controversy threatened to brew, claiming her remarks were “edited for click bait” and “widely taken out of context”.

“An interview that was recently published has been edited for click bait and…

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We have no control over rules of game: Morgan

London, July 15 (PTI) England skipper Eoin Morgan said players “do not have control over the rules” set by the ICC after the governing body’s much-criticised boundary count rule decided the winners of the 2019 World Cup.

England were adjudged the winners of the World Cup on the…

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Demand to raise royalty on coal in Rajya Sabha

New Delhi, Jul 15 (PTI) Demands to raise royalty on coal, roll back of steep hike in airfares between Kerala and Gulf region and government intervention to help release fishermen captured by Pakistan were among issues raised during the Zero Hour in Rajya Sabha on Monday.

Amar Patnaik (BJD) said…

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Modi govt will never misuse NIA law: Amit Shah

New Delhi, Jul 15 (PTI) Refuting opposition’s claims of “misuse” of the NIA law, Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday asserted that the Modi government will never abuse it to target anyone but will ensure that terrorism is finished off irrespective of the religion of the accused.

In an…

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Bikini sari, look-at-me or sari pants: The six-yards 2.0

New Delhi Jul 15:  Since centuries, the art of wearing a sari and draping it with élan has been the epitome of femininity and elegance in India. It’s easy to picture one’s grandmother open her treasure trove of saris and then swiftly shuffle out her favourite piece draping…

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RRB Paramedical admit card 2019 released for CBT; download here

New Delhi Jul 15:   Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) has released the admit card for Paramedical CBT exam on its official website. The candidates who have applied for the recruitment of Paramedical categories can visit the official website of RRB- rrcb.gov.in – to check and download their admit card.

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