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Pelosi: a long history of provoking China over human right

Pelosi: a long history of provoking China over human right By Paul HANDLEY Washington (AFP) Aug 2, 2022 US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has a long history of riling Beijing over democracy and human rights, whether by unveiling a banner on Tiananmen Square or in regular meetings with Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama.…

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How to boost your emotional immunity

The second decade of the 21st century has been the era of the jab. Arguably the most commonly used word during this time has, sadly, been “vaccination”. While to jab or not to jab has caused so much controversy and division, one thing we all desire is to be immune to the insidious COVID virus…

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Kidnapped girl chews through restraints and her escape leads to discovery of two bodies

WEBSITE OF THE YEARAPP OF THE YEARWorld4 Aug, 2022 09:52 PM2 minutes to readJosé Paulino Pascual-Reyes, 37, is facing kidnapping charges and multiple counts of capital murder. Photo / Tallapoosa County Sheriff’s Office A young girl miraculously chewed through her restraints to escape her kidnapper’s home in the US where investigators later uncovered two decomposing…

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Gay Sex Is A Sin, Claims Archbishop of Canterbury

Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby. Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has been criticised for “affirming the validity” of a 1998 declaration which states that gay sex is a sin.  Trigger Warning: This story discusses homophobic comments, which might be distressing to some readers. For 24 hour crisis support and suicide prevention call Lifeline on 13…

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Chahar, Ashwin, Hooda? Competition heats up as India’s Asia Cup selection looms

NewsThe Asia Cup squad could give us an indication of the 15 who will travel to Australia for the T20 World CupBefore he got injured, Deepak Chahar was India’s preferred bowling option in the powerplay  •  BCCILater this week or early next week, India’s selectors will pick the squad for the Asia Cup – their last selection…

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Joker 2: Release Date, Production Details, And Everything You Need To Know About Joaquin Phoenix’s Most-Anticipated Film So Far!

Three years after Joaquin Phoenix delivered a stellar performance in Joker, the actor has yet again joined forces with the Oscar-nominated director, Todd Phillips, for its much-anticipated sequel. Phillips announced the news via an Instagram post back in June. He will once again team up with co-writer Scott Silver for the film. New details have surfaced…

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Capacity building in urban planning major issue, to be part of HLC report

Setting up institutes to create programmes to train urban planners, revising cadre rules in cities to employ urban planners, setting up of a separate public service commission for urban planners — these are some of the recommendations part of the report to be prepared and submitted by the High Level Committee (HLC) of urban planners…

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Include a chapter on Lachit Borphukon in school textbooks, Himanta Biswa Sarma urges states

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has written a letter to his counterparts of other states, requesting them to include a chapter on Lachit Borphukon in the syllabus of the schools, colleges in their respective domain. Coinciding with the 400th birth anniversary celebration of Mahabir Lachit Borphukan, recently he had written letters to the Chief…

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Kishore Kumar: One Legend for 10 Stars 

On his 93rd birth anniversary, we look at how Kishore elevated the persona of 10 legendary actors Kishore Kumar 2016 postcard of India What does one say about the greatness of Kishore Kumar that hasn’t already been said? That he was a genius? A maverick? An irreverent artist? Or, that he was the man who arguably…

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U.S. Olympic speedskater Maame Biney is learning how to enjoy life again

Sports Illustrated and Empower Onyx are putting the spotlight on the diverse journeys of Black women across sports—from the veteran athletes, to up-and-coming stars, coaches, executives and more—in the series, Elle-evate: 100 Influential Black Women in Sports.Maame Biney is strong, powerful, confident and focused—not just as a two-time Olympic speedskater but as a young Black…