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Delhi’s Ghitorni to get smart city project worth Rs 15,000 cr

Delhi’s Ghitorni to get smart city project worth Rs 15,000 cr

News June 21, 2017 at 5:21 am 0 comments

The Centre plans to develop 240 acres of land at Ghitorni district in south Delhi with smart city features worth over Rs 15,000 crore. (Representative image: Reuters)

The Centre plans to develop 240 acres of land at Ghitorni district in …

China’s largest power project launched in Russia

China’s largest power project launched in Russia

News June 21, 2017 at 2:21 am 0 comments

Listed as a priority project in 2014 by Yaroslavl authorities, the new CHP plant is expected to tackle the province’s chronic problem of power shortages. (Reuters)

A 483-MW gas-steam combined heat and power (CHP) plant built by a China-Russia joint …

Shop that won’t open or close irks Montclair Village

Shop that won’t open or close irks Montclair Village

News June 20, 2017 at 8:13 pm 0 comments

A Piece of Heaven, a children’s clothing store in Montclair Village, has been shuttered for more than two years. There are regularly piles of old mail in the foyer and spider webs covering the door. The rent is estimated at …

Hunting for Antibiotics in the World’s Dirtiest Places

Hunting for Antibiotics in the World’s Dirtiest Places

News June 20, 2017 at 5:08 pm 0 comments

Vincent Fournier

On a chilly autumn morning in northwest London, just outside the Euston train station, Adam Roberts stops at the top of an outdoor staircase, looks around for police, and tries to appear inconspicuous. This is harder than it …

Didi Chuxing is reportedly considering a $6 billion investment backed by SoftBank Group

Didi Chuxing is reportedly considering a $6 billion investment backed by SoftBank Group

Tech June 20, 2017 at 2:12 pm 0 comments

Didi Chuxing, the largest ride sharing app in China, is deliberating a proposed $6 billion investment backed by SoftBank Group, according to a report in Bloomberg.

Bloomberg says that if completed, “the funding would be the single largest for a …

Out-of-this-world possibilities: A look at life-sustaining planets beyond Earth

Out-of-this-world possibilities: A look at life-sustaining planets beyond Earth

Tech June 20, 2017 at 11:10 am 0 comments

For as long as man has looked up at the heavens, he’s pondered one question: Are we alone in the universe?

While the answer remains unclear, there’s a tonne of research being conducted to determine just what life-sustaining planets beyond …

Canadian MP responds to writer’s ‘odd’ story about trying to breastfeed his baby

Canadian MP responds to writer’s ‘odd’ story about trying to breastfeed his baby

News June 20, 2017 at 8:21 am 0 comments

In the race to become the next leader of Canada’s Conservatives, he’s promised lower income taxes, increased financing for small businesses and taken aim at the politics of fear.

But it wasn’t these issues that catapulted leadership hopeful Michael Chong …

Former Obama official discloses rush to get intelligence on Trump team

Former Obama official discloses rush to get intelligence on Trump team

News June 20, 2017 at 5:07 am 0 comments

A former top Obama administration official has acknowledged efforts by her colleagues to gather intelligence on Trump team ties to Russia before Donald Trump took office and to conceal the sources of that intelligence from the incoming administration.

Evelyn Farkas, …

The UN helps Assad rebuild, as he continues the carnage

The UN helps Assad rebuild, as he continues the carnage

News June 20, 2017 at 2:11 am 0 comments

EXCLUSIVE: As the Syria regime of Bashar Assad grinds out a piecemeal victory in ravaged areas of resistance, the United Nations faces a new challenge: how, and with whom, it will help the regime rebuild — and in the process …

Here’s A Small Piece of Advice: Don’t Nanny In a Haunted House

Here’s A Small Piece of Advice: Don’t Nanny In a Haunted House

Lifestyle June 19, 2017 at 11:05 pm 0 comments

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There’s currently an enticing job listing over in the Scottish Borders for a family who needs a nanny. The pay is over $63,000 a year, the kids are …