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Heatwave in India leaves millions stranded

Millions of Indians are experiencing a brutal heat-wave that is throwing lives and livelihoods out of gear without relief in sight. Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the  temperatures are rising rapidly in the country, and rising much earlier than usual. “The India Meteorological Department, IMD, has forecast a gradual rise in maximum temperatures by 2-4C over most Continue Reading
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Need To Encourage Nigerian Inventors

In the later part of the eighteenth century to four decades into the nineteenth century, precisely between 1760s and 1840, the industrial revolution began in Britain. Today, western countries top the list of the developed world.  Asia is not left behind, as China, India, Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia have emerged as strong manufacturing hubs. African […]Continue Reading
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Torrential Rains Kill 18 In Southern India

    At least 18 people are confirmed dead after torrential rains swept through villages and flooded roads in the southern Indian state of Kerala. Officials said rescuers recovered the bodies in two of the worst-hit districts, Kottayam and Idukki, where heavy downpours triggered massive landslides. The National Disaster Response Force and the Indian Army deployed […]Continue Reading
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Strange Culture: Baby Tossing In India

India is home to plenty of strange traditions- not surprising, considering that it is a land where religion and superstition go almost hand-in-hand. From harmless rituals to the downright dangerous, India has seen them all. However, Karnataka (places like Nagrala village) and Maharashtra (including the areas of Solapur and Harangal) are home to a particularly […]Continue Reading