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Most businesses are very worried about Brexit but only a small number have a plan to handle it

Image: Shutterstock/Halfpoint<p>Image: Shutterstock/Halfpoint<p>ALMOST SIX IN ten small-to-medium sized businesses believe Brexit will have a negative …

Northern Ireland

Good news: Sikkim's first airport ready to start operations, 5 facts you need to know

Sikkim is all set to operate its first airport ever. The Pakyong airpoer, located 35 km from its capital has been ready and is now waiting for Prime …

India News

Costa is launching Chatter and Natter tables... let the world's ever-yakking sociopaths congregate there

I scour the world these days (via the comfort of my own laptop, of course – the days when I made an actual physical effort to pursue something passed long ago) looking for grace notes. This week the news that Costa Coffee is to become the first café chain to embrace the Chatter and Natter table …

Costa Coffee

Targeting the NLRP3 inflammasome in inflammatory diseases

<i>Nature Reviews Drug Discovery</i> <b>17</b>, 588–606 (2018)<p>A sentence mentioning the authors of reference 122 has been amended to include both corresponding …

North-East India

Stephen Mangan's Hang Ups. Plus essential summer songs | Financial Times

Print this page<p>Actor Stephen Mangan reveals everything about acting, death, boarding school and his new role as an online therapist. And - what makes …

North-East India

Stream It Or Skip It: ‘Bliss’ On BritBox, Where A Man Tries To Manage Two Families (Yes, It’s A Comedy)

<i>You may have known that David Cross has been a relatively successful producer of Britcoms over the past few years, but you might not have known about</i> …

Streaming

Wareham crash father's devastation over killed son

The father of a little boy who died when he was hit by a lorry says the family cannot move on until an inquest is held.<p>Jaiden Mangan was killed crossing the road in Wareham, Dorset, on the way to nursery the day before his fourth birthday in March.<p>His dad James says he now plans to do the things he …

Roads

Record numbers summit Everest in 2018

KATHMANDU: A record 807 climbers reached the summit of Mount Everest in May this year, officials confirmed Thursday (Aug 16), capping a successful …

Mountaineering

JUST IN: Roost to shut down its Kettering location this fall

Roost Events, the restaurant adjacent to Fraze Pavilion that was formerly known as Roost American, will close this fall — but not without one last …

North-East India

Sweetwater to Pay $650K to Former Student Molested by Band Instructor

The Sweetwater Union High School district will pay $650,000 to a former Bonita Vista High School student whose band director initiated a sexual …

High School

Harmony with AR Rahman review: An enriching journey and a necessary reminder about the encompassing nature of music

Despite having a star anchor in AR Rahman, Sruti Hariharan Subramaniyam ensures that the story doesn’t deviate from the talent it has chosen to …

Entertainment (India)

You have to watch David Tennant pretending to be Spider-Man

Starring in Channel 4's Hang Ups, the former Doctor Who star played a maître d doing impressions to improve his confidence<p>David Tennant being …

David Tennant

India, China Armies Celebrate Independence Day at Nathu La

The People's Liberation Army of China celebrating with Indian troops at the border on Independence Day was seen as a reciprocal gesture to the Indian …

India

Abu Dhabi Rose's accident-prone past firmly behind her for festival

The 26-year-old nurse also received 18 stitches on her forehead from another incident when she was running home from school.<p>Originally from Mayo, Ms …

Abu Dhabi

Hang Ups, episode two, review: an endless stream of chaotic comedy

Stephen Mangan’s comedy Hang Ups (Channel 4) continued at an unrelenting pace but remains very, very funny. Filmed hand-held with a split-screen and a heavy dose of improvisation from its raft of comedy stars, it has an almost sketch-like feel.<p>The bones of the show come from Lisa Kudrow’s American …

Television (UK)

Community, Memory, and Migration in a Globalizing World

Oxford University Press

Independence Day 2018: JP Dutta's team Paltan celebrates pride and honour in new poster

On the occasion of India's 72nd Independence Day, makers of 'Paltan' unveiled a new poster celebrating India's pride and honour.With the backdrop of …

Entertainment (India)

Travel Man: 48 Hours in...

In each episode Richard and a Celebrity travel companion will be jetting off to an exciting location. He’ll be heading to Iceland with actress …

Travel

A.R. Rahman’s New Show, Harmony, Is A Musical Journey You Can’t Miss

India is a country that has a rich and diverse culture. To celebrate that diversity and heritage, <i>Amazon Prime Video</i> has brought you one of the most …

India

Watch Hang Ups outtake as Doctor Who's David Tennant

<i>Doctor Who</i>'s David Tennant is used to hanging out in boxes that are bigger on the inside, so that's probably why he wandered into a closet in an …

Television (UK)

Sikkim aiming to become India's first poverty-free state: CM Chamling

<b>In his Independence day speech, Chamling said that in Sikkim there is no animosity among people on the basis of caste and religion.</b><p><b>Gangtok:</b> Sikkim …

India

More than 60% of the districts in India cannot withstand drought, shows study

The report, prepared by the IITs in Indore and Guwahati, studied daily rainfall records from 6,955 rain gauge stations across India from 1901-2015.<p>A …

India News

Review: One father with two secret families. Life is complicated in the comedy 'Bliss'

It’s not exactly “Big Love” or “Sister Wives,” but BritBox comedy “Bliss” pushes the concept of juggling multiple families to the extreme.<p>The half-hour comedy by actor and comedian David Cross (“Arrested Development”) arrives Wednesday on the BBC and ITV streaming service, and it follows the …

TV

At most, eight states can vote with Lok Sabha: Chief Election Commissioner amid Amit Shah push

OP Rawat’s statement is significant against the backdrop that elections in Haryana, Maharashtra and Jharkhand are due in the latter half of …

India

Did you know? JP Dutta's Paltan cast shot with real guns used in the Nathu La military clashes of 1967

Filmmaker JP Dutta who is all set to complete India's biggest war trilogy with Paltan used real guns from 1967 to give the film an authentic …

Entertainment (India)

JP Dutta on Paltan: It took me close to a year to complete my research

Director JP Dutta on how Army officers from the 1967 Indo-China military clash provided inputs for upcoming war drama<p>Staying true to his …

South-east Asia

Full list of India’s Ease of Living Index: See where your city is ranked

Ease of Living Index: Pune is ranked the highest, followed by Navi Mumbai and Greater Mumbai. Patna in Bihar, Kohima in Nagaland and Rampur in Uttar …

India News

Chinese soldiers intruded India posing as nomads in July

<b>New Delhi, Aug 14:</b> There has been some amount of activity reported at the Demchok sector by the Chinese. Troops of the People's Liberation Army had …

India

Chinese PLA troops intrude 400 metres into Indian territory in Ladakh's Demchok, one year after Doka la stand-off

The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) troops have reportedly intruded about 300-400 metres into the Indian side of the Line of Actual Control …

India