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Saturday, April 11, 2020

China is on a knife edge between recovery and another wave of coronavirus cases

In the central Chinese city of Wuhan, where cases of the novel coronavirus were first detected late last year, the mood was one of triumph this week, as residents finally emerged from months of lockdown

This was reflected in state media, as the city which once characterized China's failures to contain the coronavirus now symbolized the country's recovery, in stark contrast to the chaos that is rapidly unfolding in much of the rest of the world.

R K Laxman


Nature is back in Chandigarh


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Best Castles of Europe

Hohenzollern Castle, Germany

Situated atop a 768-foot bluff in the foothills of the Swabian Alps, this picturesque castle is more than just nice to look at: With its many towers and fortifications, it's considered a relic of 19th-century military architecture. It's perhaps most exceptional on overcast days when it sticks out above the fog—a literal castle on a cloud. When you visit, take one of the guided tours (they get crowded) or explore on your own. There’s a pretty beer garden inside the castle that’s perfect for a German-style rest, too.

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A convoy of pickups packed with Nigeriens and other Africans begins a three-day trek from Agadez, Niger, through the Sahara to Libya. Many migrants intend to work there; others hope to reach Europe.


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What kind of dinosaur loves to sleep? Well, now, all of them.

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Legends on Stage

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Friday, April 10, 2020

Great Inspirational Story of Martyrs in J and K : Real Heroes


Under the COVID issue,  A great act of Heroism by our forces during recent encounter in Kashmir is totally forgotten by media....
SAD & BROKEN IN TEARS I WRITE THIS ......

They did What LIONS couldn't !!
Their Looks & courage far better than any Hero...

They engaged 5 heavily armed terrorists at Almost Point blank ranges 

Only A Superhuman can do what Paratrooper Amit Kumar did He took 15 bullets head on before he killed a terrorist. He was in his twenties. As bullets whizzed & ripped through his body...He marched on like a LION charging at the terrorists with his friends literally scaring the shit out of the terrorists who frantically try to jam their trigger ...He was like a raging LION...

World faces new 'Great Depression' as virus toll mounts

World powers scrambled on Thursday to build a global response to the human tragedy and once-in-a-century economic collapse caused by the coronavirus epidemic, as the worldwide death toll topped 90,000.

In a locked-down New York, the UN Security Council was to meet on the pandemic for the first time. And, by video conference, EU finance ministers are wrangling over how to bail out their worst hit members Italy and Spain.
The US coronavirus death toll jumped to over 15,774, according to the Johns Hopkins University, with more than 430,000 cases.

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R K Laxman


Best Castles in Europe

Frederiksborg Castle, Denmark

Built in the early 17th century, this stunning Renaissance castle sits on three lake islets in Hillerød, just north of Copenhagen. The castle complex is known for its exquisite gardens and for housing the Danish Museum of National History.

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Hundreds of Central American migrants cool down, bathe, and clean their clothes in the Novillero river in the town of San Pedro Tapanatepec, in Oaxaca, Mexico. The migrants stayed in San Pedro for two nights before resuming their way north toward the U.S. border.

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What do you call an empty can of Cheese Whiz? Cheese Was.

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Thursday, April 9, 2020

U.S. sees deadliest day in COVID-19 outbreak

As the Chinese city that was the original center of the coronavirus outbreak came out of lockdown with a celebratory light show, the U.S. registered its deadliest day yet with nearly 2,000 lives lost.

After 11 weeks of strict restrictions on their movements, residents of Wuhan were allowed out on Wednesday, and tens of thousands of residents prepared leave the city.In the U.S., the virus has now killed 12,849 people as of 2:50 am ET Wednesday, according to NBC News' tally, while the number of confirmed cases are nearing 400,000.

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Whatsapp and Facebook Universitty


RK Laxman


Best Castles of Europe

Bled Castle, Slovenia

There's a reason (well, many reasons) why Lake Bled is one of Slovenia's most popular sites: Emerald waters, a church-dotted islet, views of the Julien Alps, and, of course, a Disney-like castle on a hill. Climb your way up the forest trail to see Bled Castle's orange-roofed towers and 11th-century walls up close, then turn around to be afforded some of the most picture-perfect views of the lake you'll ever find.


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Starting at 5 a.m., migrants line up at the border in Guatemala waiting for officials to let them cross into Mexico. When it appeared they wouldn’t legally be let in, hundreds of people walked across a shallow section of the river into Mexico.

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Why did the teacher love the whiteboard? She just thought it was remarkable!


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Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Japan declares coronavirus emergency, approves near $1 trillion stimulus

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday declared a state of emergency to fight new coronavirus infections in major population centres and unveiled a stimulus package he described as among the world's biggest to soften the economic blow. 

The state of emergency, giving authorities more power to press people to stay at home and businesses to close, will last through May 6 and be imposed in the capital, Tokyo, and six other prefectures - accounting for about 44% of Japan's population.

RK Laxman


Help Appeal


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Best Castles of Europe

Castello di Miramare, Italy

Just a 30-minute drive north of Trieste—the photogenic heart of Friuli Venezia-Giulia—Castello di Miramare has one of the most scenic locations of all the castles on this list. Formerly home to Austrian Archduke Ferdinand Maximilian, the 10th-century structure sits above the blue Adriatic on a lush, 54-acre park. It's certainly not your average road trip pit stop.

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Lavender (Lavandula spp.) has long been used to perfume homes, food, and drinks. It offers a feeling of warmth, a sort of aromatic welcoming. Up close, it is something else entirely, a desert scene complete with spiny, cactus-like hairs meant to keep herbivores away and hold water in.

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Five guys walk into a bar. You think one of them would've seen it.

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Tuesday, April 7, 2020

China: Tourist sites packed as country comes out of coronavirus lockdown

Large numbers of people flocked to popular tourists sites and major cities across China over the country's holiday weekend, despite warnings from health authorities that the risk posed by the coronavirus pandemic remains far from over.

Images from the Huangshan mountain park in Anhui province on Saturday April 4 showed thousands of people crammed together, many wearing face masks, eager to experience the great outdoors after months of travel restrictions and strict lockdown measures. 

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No Resemblance to any one intended


RK Laxman


Best Castles in Europe


Trakai Island Castle, Lithuania


Reconstructed in the second half of the 14th century, Trakai Island Castle sits on a postcard-perfect island in Lithuania's Lake Galvė. The town of Trakai is only 14 miles west of Vilnius, meaning you can easily drive out to see the castle's Gothic-style architecture, brick-and-stone chapel, and gorgeous surroundings for yourself.

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Susan Meneno holds her year-old daughter in front of her family’s sunflower field in Uganda's Bidibidi refugee camp. No one in her family has a job, but some earn money harvesting crops, and she dreams of opening a clothesmaking business.

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What do you call a psychic little person who has escaped from prison? A small medium at large.

China


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Sunday, April 5, 2020

430,000 People Have Traveled From China to U.S. Since Coronavirus Surfaced

Since Chinese officials disclosed the outbreak of a mysterious pneumonialike illness to international health officials on New Year’s Eve, at least 430,000 people have arrived in the United States on direct flights from China, including nearly 40,000 in the two months after President Trump imposed restrictions on such travel, according to an analysis of data collected in both countries.

The bulk of the passengers, who were of multiple nationalities, arrived in January, at airports in Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York, Chicago, Seattle, Newark and Detroit. Thousands of them flew directly from Wuhan, the center of the coronavirus outbreak, as American public health officials were only beginning to assess the risks to the United States.

R K Laxman


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The majority of residents in Uganda's Bidibidi refugee camp are children, many of whom also work to help their families. In a small shop near his home in Zone 5, 13-year-old Steven Ladu sells candy.




Best Castles in Europe


Hohenwerfen Fortress, Austria


Another medieval, mountaintop castle, Hohenwerfen Fortress is one of the most stunning sites in all of Austria—and that's saying something. The 900-year-old castle overlooks the scenic Salzach River Valley (about 35 miles south of Salzburg), offering Christmas markets and falconry demonstrations along with its daily tours.

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What did the finger say to the thumb? I'm in glove with you.

GO CORONA


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Driver

Fedex Vs Rafa