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Documentary on T Rex dinosaur by 3 US teenagers

Documentary on T Rex dinosaur by 3 US teenagers

June 4, 2024

Liam, Kaiden, and Jessin, three North Dakota kids who discovered a rare teenage Tyrannosaurus rex dinosaur in the United States in 2022, are now set to share their extraordinary find with the world. Partnering with leading animators and palaeontologists, to present their discover...

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RSF, Guernica 37 Chambers ask United States to sanction officers of Delhi Police

RSF, Guernica 37 Chambers ask United States to san...

June 3, 2024

Reporters sans Frontières (RSF), a Paris-based press freedom advocacy organisation and Guernica 37 Chambers, a British human rights activist organisation, have asked the  United States to impose sanctions on officials of Delhi Police accused of violating press freedom by target...

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Decline of Delhi’s Urdu Bazaar

Decline of Delhi’s Urdu Bazaar

May 29, 2024

For Urdu, a language that once flourished in the courts and bazaars of India, this decline is not merely a linguistic shift but a cultural and historical transformation. One of the indicators of this change is the fading glory of Delhi’s Urdu Bazaar, a place that was once the v...

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Indian director Payal Kapadia makes history with Cannes Grand Prix win

Indian director Payal Kapadia makes history with C...

May 26, 2024

At the Cannes Film Festival’s 77th edition, that concluded in the French riviera town on Saturday,  Indian filmmaker Payal Kapadia made history as the first Indian director to secure the Grand Prix, the second highest honour at Cannes, just after Palme d’Or. Kapadia’s film...

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Top 10 upcoming movies to watch in June

Top 10 upcoming movies to watch in June

May 25, 2024

Bollywood is buzzing with excitement as June promises a diverse line-up of new releases. From the drama of Bajrang Aur Ali and biopic Chandu Champion to the sci-fi epic Kalki 2298 AD and the romantic comedy Ishq Vishk Rebound, there is something for every movie enthusiast this mo...

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Surge in Russian poplar pollen allergies in Kashmir Valley

Surge in Russian poplar pollen allergies in Kashmi...

May 24, 2024

With the arrival of spring in Kashmir valley, in the famed scenic beauty of the northern territory of Jammu and Kashmir, there is also  a surge in seasonal allergies induced by pollen, creating challenges for public health and well-being. However, this year, Kashmir appears to b...

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Uttarakhand government reimposes bans on mobile phones, ‘VIP Darshan’ in Chardham

Uttarakhand government reimposes bans on mobile ph...

May 23, 2024

In a renewed endeavour to preserve sanctity of spiritual places, the Uttarakhand government has reimposed a ban on mobile phones within temple premises, extending to a 200-metre radius around popular sites like Kedarnath. With increasing tourist footfalls, since the temples reope...

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Macron in New Caledonia should announce withdrawal of new voting law

Macron in New Caledonia should announce withdrawal...

May 22, 2024

On Thursday, as French President Emmanuel Macron arrives in Noumea, the capital of New Caledonia, the French overseas territory in South East Pacific, that has been gripped by violence following an unpopular amendment to voting in local elections, he must quickly announce a rever...

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India Assist expands travel assistance services to J&K

India Assist expands travel assistance services to...

May 22, 2024

In a significant move to enhance traveller experiences, India Assist, a real-time travel assistance service, has announced the expansion of its service network to Jammu and Kashmir. In a press statement, India Assist says that this strategic move aims to provide seamless and reli...

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50 pc of Earth’s rangelands degraded: UNCCD report

50 pc of Earth’s rangelands degraded: UNCCD repo...

May 21, 2024

A new report, Global Land Outlook Thematic Report on Rangelands and Pastoralists, by the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertificaction (UNCCD), released in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, has highlighted the alarming state of Earth’s rangelands, lands used for grazing animals...

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