Shyam Manohar Goswamy

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If forces knew it was Burhan, they would have given him a chance: Mehbooba

Security forces could have given Burhan Wani a chance to live if they knew the Hizbul Mujhadieen commander was inside a house that came under fire …

Pakistan

RAF Marham kidnap plot: Police release e-fits of two suspects as link to drugs debt is probed

Detectives investigating the attempted knifepoint kidnap of an RAF man are probing whether the attack was a case of mistaken identity over a drugs debt.<p>Police released e-fit images of two suspects who tried to bundle the unnamed airman into a people carrier at knifepoint a week ago.<p>The unexplained …

Turkey’s president uses FaceTime to address ongoing military coup

While social media access is restricted in the country<p>Amid the ongoing military coup in Turkey, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan used Apple's FaceTime to phone into a Turkish television network this evening from a secure location. According to <i>New York Times</i> reporter Ceylan Yeginsu, who posted a …

Tourist Who Alleged Rape in Qatar Sentenced for Sex Out of Wedlock

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A Dutch woman held in Qatar for nearly three months after telling police she had been raped there was released on Monday after receiving a one-year suspended prison sentence, a Dutch diplomat said.<p>The 22-year-old woman was in the care of the Dutch Embassy after a brief …

Nature Island cue

LIKE<p>0 Likes<p>Nature Island cue<p>Russia<p>Copyright: Михаил Шишов <br>Type: Spherical <br>Resolution: 12110x6055 <br>Taken: 18/07/2014 <br>Uploaded: 04/02/2016 <br>Updated: …

Rahul Gandhi Unwell, Won't Visit Puducherry Where Death Threat Was Received

In late night tweets, Rahul Gandhi announced that he will today not visit Puducherry, where security was tightened after his party said they had …

Remarkable, Rare Photographic Moments With Amazing Ocean Animals

Changing Planet<p>For more than 20 years now, we have spent well in excess of 3,000 days at sea, most of them in the company of great whites and other shark species. During all this time we also had the great fortune to have experienced many spectacular encounters with various forms of marine …

A Harvard linguist reveals the most misused words in English

English, as a flexible, global language, has no such designated referee.<p>Therefore, there is no definitive answer to whether you're using a word "correctly."<p>It's all a matter of taste and context. But there are opinions. And some count more than others.<p>Steven Pinker is probably as good an expert to …

Linguistics

Checkpoint - Photographs and text by Ponomarev Oleg | LensCulture

The series is part of “Checkpoint,” in which I explore the themes of control and security of society, their contradictions and relationships. The project was shot in St. Petersburg and presents X-ray images of subway passengers’ baggage.<p>First of all, I am interested in the subject of control — the …

Luggage

Temba Bavuma benefits from South Africa reforms but others will struggle

The house Temba Bavuma grew up in is little different to the others in Rubusana Avenue. There is a basic, open-sided carport and it has a fresher lick of paint than those alongside it, but the fundamentals remain the same: 40 square metres protected by brick walls and an old tin roof, fronted by a …

South Africa

Karachi vice: inside the city torn apart by killings, extortion and terrorism | Samira Shackle

Photograph: Rizwan Tabassum/AFP/Getty Images<p>The Taliban attack on Jinnah International airport in which more than 30 people died.<p>84<p>image/jpeg<p>http://media.guim.co.uk/0bf59fc94fd10dbbf5667181a1bc34a95856840e/0_204_3000_1800/140.jpg<p>140<p>Photograph: Qaisar Khan/Commissioned for the Guardian<p>Crime reporter …

Surprise: The Third Most Common Element In The Universe Isn't What You Think

One of the most remarkable facts of existence is that every material we’ve ever touched, seen, or interacted with is made up of the same two things: atomic nuclei, which are positively charged, and electrons, which are negatively charged. The way these atoms interact with each other — the ways they …

More Than Half Of Kepler's Giant Exoplanets Are False Positives

When you look up at the twinkling stars in the sky, you might expect that they’re not so different from our own Sun. In some ways they are: they burn through the nuclear fuel in their core and give off tremendous amounts of light and heat, which make their way across many light years to our eyes. …

Sneezing monkey and walking fish among new species discovered in Himalayas

Species new to science found in the Eastern Himalayas over the past five years include 133 plants, 26 species of fish, 10 new amphibians – and one mammal<p>A monkey which sneezes in the rain and a “walking” fish are among more than 200 new species discovered in the Eastern Himalayas in recent years.<p>A …

Boring Still Life Objects Turned Into Intriguing Erotic Images

Amsterdam-based photographers Blommers and Niels Schumm both studied at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie in Amsterdam and started working together in …

Narendra Modi's I-Day promises: No mere jugglery with words

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's maiden Independence Day speech from the ramparts of the historic Red Fort last year was extempore and overarching. …

This is the flag we'll plant when we conquer an alien planet

Are you excited for the day when a benevolent global government rules over the Earth and all humans are united in pursuit of ambitious scientific and technological goals like exploring the depths of our solar system and staking claim over other planets? Do you at least think it'd be cool if …

Mars Curiosity Rover Finds Clues to Genesis of Ancient Lake and Peak

Geological observations from NASA's Curiosity rover have helped scientists come up with a scenario for the creation of a lake that's bigger than Salt Lake and a mountain that's higher than Mount Rainier on ancient Mars.<p>The scenario suggests that water could have filled much of 96-mile-wide …

India took a picture of Mars—and found a picture of India

Indians are swooning over the first images of Mars taken from their country’s Mars Orbiter Mission—and some are saying MOM captured not just the Red Planet, but also an image of India.<p>UPI reports that the shape resembles the sub-continent is a surface discoloration.<p>Trying to find any shapes in the …

India