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Buckingham Palace exhibit marks 20 years since Diana’s death

Buckingham Palace exhibit marks 20 years since Diana’s death

LONDON (AP) — London’s Buckingham Palace has unveiled an intimate tribute to Diana, the Princess of Wales, marking the 20th anniversary of her death.   In one of the palace’s state rooms, curators have carefully recreated a desk the princess…

A look at Linkin Park’s top-selling albums and songs

A look at Linkin Park’s top-selling albums and songs

NEW YORK (AP) — Since releasing their debut album in 2000, Linkin Park has been one of the top-selling acts in music, selling nearly 26 million albums and over 31 million tracks, according to Nielsen Music.   The band, who…

Redefining gifting in India with technology

Vivek Gupta IANS   Gifting has always been a part of Indian tradition and culture; a way to express love, gratitude, appreciation and good wishes. In the past decade, rising income levels, changing consumption patterns, nuclearisation of families, emigration, work-life…

Biopic on Mumbai gangster Arun Gawli not a clean-up job: Director

Biopic on Mumbai gangster Arun Gawli not a clean-up job: Director

Shilpa Jamkhandikar Reuters   When Ashim Ahluwalia was asked to direct “Daddy”, a film based on the life of one of Mumbai’s most feared gangsters, he was clear about two things – it would not be a “clean-up job” and…

World’s plastic waste could bury Manhattan 2 miles deep

World’s plastic waste could bury Manhattan 2 miles deep

Seth Borenstein Associated Press   Industry has made more than 9.1 billion tons of plastic since 1950 and there’s enough left over to bury Manhattan under more than two miles of trash, according to a new cradle-to-grave global study.  …

A bit of Minimalism and a bit of traditionalism

A bit of Minimalism and a bit of traditionalism

Easterine Kire   “The Japanese are tending towards minimalism in a huge way,” the gracious lady of the house remarked. Christine Iraluhas been very impressed by seeing first-hand, contemporary Japanese homes, and the manner in which their owners were trying…

For this Buddhist monk, happiness is a sense of satisfaction within

  Vishal Gulati IANS   He knows travel is the best teacher and when the destination is spirituality, the experience is more than just sightseeing. It helps you pack young and vibrant viewpoints in your intellectual bag of traditional Buddhist…

CAG raps Railways for serving foodstuff ‘unsuitable’ for consumption

New Delhi, July 21 (IANS): The CAG on Friday came down heavily on the Railways saying cleanliness and hygiene were not being maintained in catering units at stations and in trains and it was serving foodstuff unsuitable for human consumption.…

Bajaj Auto close to forming an alliance on motorbikes

  Mumbai, July 21 (REUTERS): Bajaj Auto is close to forming an alliance but the name of the other party would be announced once the formalities were completed, Chief Financial Officer Kevin D’sa told analysts at a post-earnings call on…

TRAI says no need for telecom services floor price

New Delhi, July 21 (PTI): The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on Friday said the industry has reached a consensus that there is no need for a floor price for telecom services as of now. TRAI Chairman R S…

Over 1.62 lakh companies deregistered till July 12

NEW DELHI, JULY 21 (PTI): Over 1.62 lakh companies that have not been carrying out business activities for long have been deregistered and a series of actions are being taken against shell firms, the government said today.   While the…

No Korean military talks after North Korea snubs South’s call

SEOUL, July 21 (Reuters): South Korea’s proposed military talks aimed at easing tension between the two Koreas planned for Friday failed to happen after the North snubbed the call, a setback for new President Moon Jae-in’s hopes for dialogue.  …

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