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Saturday, July 6, 2019

Russia readies S-400 missiles for Turkey amid warnings of U.S. sanctions on NATO ally

Russia will begin delivering its S-400 air-defense system to NATO-member Turkey in the coming days, a Kremlin spokesman said Friday, in a deal likely to trigger U.S. sanctions and test the bonds of the Western military alliance.
But the scope of the possible response from Washington remains clouded by apparent conflicting messages. 

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Giridarshan Wednesday Trek To Andharban on 10th July

We will start from Law college road Pune by Private bus at 6 am and will reach Pimpri village after having breakfast.
We will start the trek and have lunch en-rout, 
We will reach Bhira village and return to Pune till 9 pm
You should bring extra dress, lunch, waterbottle, with you, 
Do not bring disposables, avoid wearing shorts,
Trek fee Rs 1200/-
Booking till 8 July
Call 9850520058

Top Tourist Destination: Quito Ecuador

Quito's Old Town could almost be mistaken for Florence, with its spectacularly gilded churches and cobbled streets. However, Ecuador's capital has the geological advantage here—namely, its position under two snow-capped volcanos (both active) in the Andes mountains. Climb the dizzyingly high central tower of Basílica del Voto Nacional to see the city's buildings and mountains in one sweeping view.

Top Trekking Destinations: Rajgad

PJ of the Day

What did one plate say to the other plate?
Dinner’s on me!

Making of Tom and Jerry

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Rohit Rap

Use INR at Dubai Duty Free

Wednesday, July 3, 2019

4 Takeaways From Hong Kong’s Evolving Protest Movement

The protests in Hong Kong, leaderless but well coordinated, took a destructive turn on Monday, complicating what had been a mostly cohesive movement.
Scenes of protesters shattering glass to break into the Legislative Council building, followed by demonstrators scrawling graffiti on the walls inside and damaging furniture, caused some residents to question some of the tactics used. But many protesters defended the escalation by saying nothing else has worked, and that they were left with no choice if their demands — including the full withdrawal of a despised extradition bill — were to be met.The resolution to the growing conflict could affect Hong Kong’s standing as an international business hub and its status as a foothold of democracy in China. Hong Kong is a semiautonomous Chinese territory with its own system of government separate from the mainland, which has mostly watched the unrest at arm’s length.

Top Tourist Attractions: Lucerne Switzerland

What is it about this Swiss lakeside town outside of Zurich that wins so many hearts? We're guessing it has a lot to do with the town's storybook setting, complete with turreted buildings, picturesque Old Town, and famed Kapellbrücke (the oldest covered bridge in Europe). Lucerne also happens to be a popular departure point for the Swiss Alps, which are visible from the town.

Ashish Joshi's Wildlife Photography: Red Rump Swallows

Red Rump Swallows

A typical habitat around water bodies, one would get to see Red-rumped swallows busy collecting mud to build their nests...

Amita Nene's Yummy Expressions; Strawberry n Cream Tarts

Amita Nene's Yummy Expressions

Strawberry n Cream Tarts!!

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PJ of the Day

Pappu to Dokandar: Is mirror ki kya guarantee hai? 
Dokandar: Aap iss ko 100 floor se nechay girao, mirror 99 floor tak nahi toote ga. 
Pappu: Wah bahut badhiya, pack kar do!

Blood Search

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Reel Vs Real

Mizoram Hockey Player

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Six dead, 50 children wounded in Taliban car bomb attack on Kabul

At least six people were killed and dozens, including 50 children, wounded Monday when the Taliban detonated a powerful car bomb in Kabul, officials said -- the latest deadly attack in one of the most dangerous countries in the world to be a child.
Save the Children led international condemnation of the blast targeting a defence ministry building, which sent a plume of smoke into the air during rush hour and shook buildings nearly two kilometres (1.2 miles) away.

Top Tourist Attractions : Dublin Ireland

Sitting on the mouth of the River Liffey, the capital of Ireland is renowned for its medieval buildings, stately churches, and public parks. (And Guinness, which is a beautiful thing in its own right.) Dublin's appeal will even follow you indoors: Step inside Trinity College to gawk at the Old Library's Long Room, which is easily one of the most gorgeous libraries in the entire world.

Happy Doctors Day

Kailas Darshan

Fitness Tips from Fitcon

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If time doesn’t wait for you.
Don’t Worry
Just remove the damn battery from the clock and enjoy your life

They did not take him in IIT

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No Evidence for Aryan Invasion Theory

Sunday, June 30, 2019

Sikh drivers are transforming U.S. trucking. Take a ride along the Punjabi American highway

It’s 7:20 p.m. when he rolls into Spicy Bite, one of the newest restaurants here in rural northwest New Mexico.Locals in Milan, a town of 3,321, have barely heard of it
The building is small, single-story, built of corrugated metal sheets. There are seats for 20. The only advertising is spray-painted on concrete roadblocks in English and Punjabi. Next door is a diner and gas station; the county jail is across the road.

Palwinder Singh orders creamy black lentils, chicken curry and roti, finishing it off with chai and cardamom rice pudding. After 13 hours on and off the road in his semi truck, he leans back in a booth as a Bollywood music video plays on TV.

“This is like home,” says Pal, the name he uses on the road (said like “Paul”).

There are 3.5 million truckers in the United States. California has 138,000, the second-most after Texas. Nearly half of those in California are immigrants, most from Mexico or Central America. But as drivers age toward retirement — the average American trucker is 55 — and a shortage grows, Sikh immigrants and their kids are increasingly taking up the job.

Top Tourist Attractions:Prague, Czech Republic

Consistently voted one of the best cities in the entire world, the Czech capital has enough striking architecture, hilltop views, and charming markets to fill a dozen travel itineraries. Pro tip: Head to the Old Town between 6 a.m. and 7 a.m. (before the rest of the tourists wake up), when the city has magical atmosphere and a sense of anticipation hangs in the air.

Mugal- e-Aam

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Which building has the most stories?


Expensive National Geographic Video

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Beautiful Video

Animal Attacks in Cricket