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A superstitious passenger delayed a flight for over four hours after throwing coins at the plane's engine for good luck at a Chinese airport.An elderly woman has delayed a plane for more than five hours, after she threw a handful of coins into its engine for good luck. Bad weather, crowded skies and military drills and now coin-tossing to the...
Did you hear the stories about the human species existence on the Earth or the end of a mundane era? Maybe yes. Recently a well-known British astrophysicist, Stephen Hawking have made similar stories or predictions in his new documentary “Expedition New Earth” which is part of the BBC’s new science season “Tomorrow’s World” that was originally shown on the...
‘Heat stress’,the effect on the human body,rises at a faster rate than temperature, partly because warmer air can hold more moisture. Humid air absorbs more liquid at a slower rate so human’s main method of cooling down, sweating, is less effective. Global megacities like Kolkata could face annual deadly heat waves like the one that claimed over 2,000 lives in...
Madhya Pradesh witnessed yet another horror show of healthcare, where dogs have eaten up the body of a woman aged 70 who went missing from a government hospital in Rajgarh on March 22. This is the fifth such incident recorded in the state in less than 10 months, and the second this year. Some sanitation workers chanced upon the grisly...
At least 110 people have died from famine and disease in a single region in Somalia over the last 48 hours, said Somalia’s Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire, on Saturday. This is the first official death toll announced by the drought-hit country, after President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo declared the drought as a national disaster on Tuesday. "It is a difficult situation for...
A 5.6 magnitude Earthquake struck Japan's Fukushima on Tuesday. The earthquake emanated about 50 kilometers off the coast of Fukushima, which has the disaster-hit Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant. The Japan Meteorological Agency said that there was no risk and hasn't issued any tsunami warning from the earthquake. The quake struck at a depth of 42.3 kilometres (26 miles) in the Pacific Ocean...
At least three people are dead and several others are missing after heavy rains struck central and northern Chile over the weekend during the country’s usually dry summer months, AFP reported. Cases of landslides and water outages were also reported in the South American nation. Emergency officials in the South American country said on late Sunday that waters rushing down...
Lifestyle changes, eating habits, and tiresome competitive life has put women in a danger zone. Health has now become a least concern for them, prioritizing other things. Heart disease is one of the major health concern they set aside. According to a survey in US, an estimated 43 million women have heart disease and yet they are unaware of it....
The meteorological department said that a 'slight intensity' earthquake shook lower Assam on Sunday. The 4.5 magnitude earthquake occurred at 9:35 am on 12th February and its epicenter was at latitude 25.6 degree north and longitude 90.8 degree east in East Garo Hills in Meghalaya. There is no damage reported. The tremor was felt at lower Assam districts forcing people...
Houses collapse and roads close as massive avalanches hit eastern Afghanistan and northwestern Pakistan. At least 119 people have died along the Afghan-Pakistani border after three days of heavy snowfall caused by a series of deadly and massive avalanches on Sunday. The death toll is expected to rise as rescuers reach isolated regions where it's feared more people are trapped beneath the...
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