Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu Pays Tributes To 26/11 Mumbai Terror Attack Victims On Day 5 Of His India Visit

Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu Pays Tributes To 26/11 Mumbai Terror Attack Victims On Day 5 Of His India Visit

MUMBAI: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu today paid tributes to the victims of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks.

Netanyahu, along with Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, laid wreath at the memorial of the terror attack victims, that claimed 166 lives, at the iconic Taj Mahal Palace Hotel in south Mumbai under a heavy security

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Status Quo Not Altered At Doklam: India

Status Quo Not Altered At Doklam: India

Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar

Indian and Chinese troops had been locked in a stand-off for over two months last year in the Doklam area near Sikkim before "disengaging" on August 28.

India said today that the status quo has not been altered at Doklam, where Indian and Chinese troops were locked in a stand-off for over two

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Fortnite Battle Royale gets an updated map

Fortnite Battle Royale gets an updated map

Fortnite, which has topped 50 million players, has released an update to the game in the form of version V.2.2.0. The patch is significant in that it brings a long-awaited update to the Battle Royale map.

Fortnite Battle Royale quite literally takes a page out of the PUBG playbook. In it, 100 players are dropped into a map, where they loot for gear

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Giant pandas arrive in Finland in Chinese charm offensive

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Finland on Thursday welcomed a panda pair after a long plane ride from their native China, which leased the fluffy animals to the Nordic nation to strengthen ties. As part of "Panda Diplomacy" -- China's historic use of the charming creatures to foster relations with trade partners -- Jin BaoBao (Flurry) and Hua Bao (Snow) were greeted by a Chinese and Finnish delegation at the Helsinki Airport, before making their way to the Ahtari Zoo, 325 kilometres (200 miles) north of the capital. A zookeeper and a veterinarian accompanied the pair to make sure the 6,500 kilometre voyage from China's southwestern Sichuan province to Helsinki was as pleasant as possible, the Ahtari Zoo said in a statement. During the trip, the pandas also got food and drink, naturally. Their packed lunch included their favourite foods: bamboo, carrot, apple and panda cakes," panda keeper Anna Palmroth said. The animals will live in an indoor enclosure. The public will be able to meet the cuddly mammals for the first time on February 17. They get to go to their own indoor enclosures where they have fresh bamboo to make their adaptation easier," Palmroth said. The Finnish climate resembles that of the panda's natural habitat in China's Qionglai Mountains, where the animals are used to snow. During the first few days, we will monitor the pandas' behaviour and appetite intensively," she added. In the first visit by a Chinese leader to Finland since 1995, President Xi Jinping in 2017 announced China would lease the pandas to the zoo for 15 years to mark Finland's 100th anniversary of its independence. China is Finland's fifth largest trading partner. There are an estimated 1,864 giant pandas left in the wild, according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature, and they can only be found in certain parts of south central China.
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SMPTE Names New Secretary/Treasurer and 2018 Directors

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WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — Jan. 18, 2018 — SMPTE®, the organization whose standards work has supported a century of advances in entertainment technology and whose membership spans the globe, today announced that the SMPTE Board of Governors has appointed a new secretary/treasurer and has named the Society’s 2018 directors.

John E.

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10 People Who Survived Getting Lost In The Wilderness

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10 People Who Survived Getting Lost In The Wilderness10 People Who Survived Getting Lost In The Wilderness

Every year, thousands of people go hiking in the woods. Unfortunately, a number of these people become lost and are never seen or heard from again. Sometimes, missing people have no idea how they got in the woods in the first place. When someone disappears into the wilderness, rescuers and volunteers will mobilize in an […]

The post 10 People

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Women’s draw opens up for Maria Sharapova after Johanna Konta exit

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Women’s draw opens up for Maria Sharapova after Johanna Konta exit • Returning Sharapova beats 14th seed Anastasija Sevastova
• Konta’s grand slam struggles continue against Bernarda Pera

Day by day, the rankings on the women’s tour are being shredded to the point of irrelevance – and when Johanna Konta joined Sloane Stephens, Venus Williams, Petra Kvitova and Garbiñe Muguruza among a slew of seeded players to

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Rory McIlroy back in the swing in Abu Dhabi as Tommy Fleetwood sets pace

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Rory McIlroy back in the swing in Abu Dhabi as Tommy Fleetwood sets pace • Tommy Fleetwood one shot clear of Fabrizio Zanotti
• McIlroy: ‘There were no mistakes, I played very solidly, very smart’

As Rory McIlroy was happy enough to admit, the company he kept for his first competitive round in 106 days was as significant as the accomplished nature of what he produced in the Abu Dhabi Championship. Finding 17 greens in

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