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Centre comes up with Udan International to connect States with other countries

The scheme is designed for State governments that are keen to promote air connectivity on international routes identified by them and for which they …

Civil Aviation

Beautification plan for Noida-Greater Noida Metro Aqua Line stations

The Noida-Greater Noida Metro (Aqua Line) is scheduled to be opened for public by October as the final trial is taking place over the entire 29.8-km …

State Bank of India

Want Your Child to Be a High Achiever? This 47-Year Study Reveals 7 Things You Can Do

Who doesn't want to raise talented, developed children? Highly-seasoned help has arrived.<p>There's no shortage of advice on raising successful kids or how to coach kids. Or even how to be a kid, for that matter. But when findings from a 47-year study from noted experts on child development surface, I …

Johns Hopkins University

The Roman Empire, explained in 40 maps - Vox

Two thousand years ago, on August 19, 14 AD, Caesar Augustus died. He was Rome’s first emperor, having won a civil war more than 40 years earlier that transformed the dysfunctional Roman Republic into an empire. Under Augustus and his successors, the empire experienced 200 years of relative peace …

Military History

How far have fares really fallen since the golden age of flying?

Glorified armchairs, vast expanses of floor space and champagne for all: we sacrificed it long ago in favour of crushed knees, plastic tray tables, and ever-shrinking seats.<p>But for all the measure of legroom we've lost over the years - from the industry standard of 34 inches in the 1980s, to an …

A deadly virus spread by fruit bats has been detected in south India

At least five people have died over the past two weeks in the southern Indian state of Kerala after contracting the rare Nipah virus. The condition of nine others is said to be critical.<p>Three members of a family in Kozhikode district reportedly died due to virus encephalitis (brain inflammation …

Nigerian Woman and Children Were Kicked Off United Flight After White Passenger Complained of 'Pungent' Odor, Lawsuit Says

A new civil rights lawsuit says that a United Airlines crew ejected a Nigerian woman and her two children from a flight on the basis of race, after …

MH370 captain 'deliberately evaded radar' during final moments of doomed flight

Aviation experts believe they may have solved the mystery of the disappearance of flight MH370, saying the 239 passengers and crew were the victims of a deliberate, criminal act carried out by the plane’s captain.<p>The fate of the Boeing 777 has mystified investigators ever since it went missing en …

Nepal comes first in India’s Neighbourhood First policy, says PM Modi

<b>Janakpur/ New Delhi:</b> Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday assured Nepal that it is at the top of India's Neighbourhood First policy as he announced …

India

Karnataka polls 2018: Re-polling in Hebbal on May 14 after EVM failure

<b>Bengaluru:</b> After a high octane campaigning that lasted for weeks, over five crore people in Karnataka will decide on who will form the next …

India

How Arctic Weather Could Affect Indian Farmers

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Farming

Malaysia-Singapore Union Flickers Back to Life

Lee Kuan Yew, the founding father of Singapore, was a canny politician, an extraordinary statesman and an astute analyst of geopolitics. At times it was hard to tell which hat he was wearing.<p>That seems to have been the case when, speaking to the press in 1996, a little more than three decades after …

1600-year-old Theodosius Cistern opens to visitors in Istanbul

A new part of İstanbul’s extensive ancient water system has been revealed to the public with the opening in late April of the fifth century Theodosius Cistern, located in the Çemberlitaş neighbourhood on the city’s historic peninsula.<p>The 1600-year-old cistern, known as Şerefiye Sarnıcı in Turkish, …

Watch 9 Iconic Artists at Work: Vintage Videos of Picasso, Matisse, Kandinsky, Renoir, Monet, Escher & More

<b>Claude Monet, 1915:</b><p>We've all seen their works in fixed form, enshrined in museums and printed in books. But there's something special about watching …

Indian aviation sector will see Rs 1 lakh cr investment in 5 years: Jayant Sinha

The aviation sector in India, currently growing at nearly 28 percent, will see an investment of close to Rs 1 lakh crore in the next five years for …

India

These 50 Keto Recipes Will Have You Wondering Why You Didn't Start Your Diet Sooner

By now you've probably heard all about the high-fat, low-carb ketogenic diet. Transitioning to a full-time keto diet may be difficult for the first few weeks as your body becomes acclimated to using fat instead of glucose as its main energy source. We know transitioning to any diet can be …

15 Best Affordable Pinot Noir

Looking for an affordable bottle of Pinot Noir? Here, F&W's wine expert Ray Isle lists 15 great bottles—all under $20.<p>1 of 15<p>2014 The Pinot Project …

'I thought I was a bad son’: the emotional distance between migrants and their children

In 1951, Guy Gunaratne’s Sri Lankan father learned English by reading in a London bookshop. Almost 70 years later, the same shop sells his son’s novel. The author considers their very different journeys<p>Last year, I nearly lost my father. He was 83 and suffering from dengue fever, which could have …

Sri Lanka

23 Moroccan-Inspired Meals That Are Everything Your Spice Rack Has Been Waiting For

You’ve probably heard some version of this refrain over and over: To make food taste better without compromising nutrition, spices are key. But if …

Healthy Eating

Gay farmers open up about homophobic stigma that leaves many considering suicide

A powerful segment on BBC show <i>Countryfile</i> investigated the high suicide rates among gay farmers – and the stigma that is still rife in rural …

Mental Health

The Island Where France's Colonial Legacy Lives On

A memorial for the slaves of Guadeloupe has become a flashpoint for still-unresolved social and economic grievances.<p>Long before it became the first slavery memorial in the French West Indies, the Darboussier Sugar Factory powered France’s Caribbean empire. In the 19th century, the …

Italy museum aims to show Casanova as more than just a lover

VENICE, Italy (AP) — A museum is opening in the Venetian hometown of Giacomo Casanova, the 18th-century adventurer and bon vivant, in hopes of …

Secret symbols in still-life painting

Did you know that cherries and strawberries represented the souls of men? Or that a dragonfly could be the devil? These beautiful works say much more than you think, writes Cath Pound.<p>Still-life painting has existed since time immemorial and offered us some of the most sublimely beautiful painting …

Art

Colorized photo of girl at Auschwitz strikes chord on social media

Czeslawa Kwoka was 14 when she was photographed at the Nazis' Auschwitz death camp. Tens of thousands of social media users have reacted to recently …

Social Media

The first black woman aviator had to leave the U.S. in order to achieve her dreams

They called her “Brave Bessie” and although her story inspired generations, her path ended in tragedy<p><b>By Erin Blakemore</b><p>“NEGRESS AN AIR PILOT,” blared …

Women's News

United Airlines Employees Speak Out About the State Of the Airline (They're Not Happy)

A dead dog in an overhead bin? An airline that endures one PR disaster after another? How bad is it? And why?<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>It's not been a good week for United Airlines.<p>A dog died after a Flight Attendant put …

Fall of the Western Roman Empire

To many historians, the fall of the Western Roman Empire in the 5th century CE has always been viewed as the end of the ancient world and the onset …

Book Review: A princess and her extraordinary destiny

CHENNAI: Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem have been paired together onscreen for years now — from 1992’s “Jamón Jamón” to Woody Allen's 2008 …

Book Review: A painful but resilient story of one boy’s life in Morocco

CHICAGO: Shortlisted for the International Prize for Arabic Fiction in 2018, Shahad Al-Rawi’s extraordinary debut novel, “The Baghdad Clock,” turns …

Invasion of the Index Cards

By Nina Sadowsky<p>The index cards start in a tidy pile on my desk. As a writing project progresses, the pile of old-school, variously colored cards …

Book Reviews