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Nuclear powers upgrading arsenals as number of weapons falls: SIPRI

KARACHI: Nuclear-armed countries, including India and Pakistan, are increasing the size of their arsenals despite an overall decrease in the number of nuclear warheads, a Stockholm International Peace Rese­a­rch Institute (SIPRI) report has said. The Sweden-based SIPRI launched its latest report on....

Iran shows images of U.S. drone wreckage

TEHRAN, June 21 (Xinhua) -- Iran's state TV on Friday showed images of the wreckage of the U.S. navy drone downed by Iran a day earlier. The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) denied U.S. claims that its unmanned aircraft "was flying over international waters when it was shot," according to state TV.

Knowledge quiz

AnswersA1. ₹2000 notes were printed at the RBI’s press in Mysore and distributed via Mysore AirportA2. Roman ColosseumA3. CinderellaA4. NykaaA5. Colour televisionA6. Sushi. Q1. Mysore Airport was first built in the 1940s. It was modernised in 2010. However, due to low passenger numbers, the airport....

"France Day" observed at Beijing horticultural expo

People visit the France Garden during the Beijing International Horticultural Exhibition in Yanqing District of Beijing, capital of China, June 21, 2019. The expo kicked off its "France Day" event on Friday. (Xinhua/Ju Huanzong) BEIJING, June 21 (Xinhua) -- France Day, showcasing France's unique....

Beijing new airport to generate 600,000 jobs: official

TIANJIN, June 21 (Xinhua) -- Beijing Daxing International Airport will generate about 600,000 new jobs in the future, an official said Friday. Zhang Rui, with the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC), said that by 2025, the airport will see 72 million passengers with an economic profit of 130 billion yuan (19 billion U.

A yearlong yoga affair at school

Alangavilas Singarampillai Sivabhagyathammal Memorial Middle School organised a yoga workshop to mark International Day of Yoga on Friday. It was the first of a series of programme initiated by S. Sivakumar, programme coordinator and former principal, District Institute of Education and Training, Kancheepuram.

Taiwan significantly improves rights for Muslims: ...

Washington, June 21 (CNA) Taiwan has made "significant" progress in improving the rights enjoyed by Muslims, according to the 2018 International Religious Freedom report released by the U.S. Department of State on Friday. The report cited the Chinese-Muslim Association as saying: "(the) authorities....

China beat Australia's NBL United 101-98 in International Basketball Challenge

Wang Zhelin and Kelanbaike combined for 41 points as the Chinese men's national team beat Australia's NBL United 101-98 in the second stop of the 2019 International Basketball Challenge here on Friday. In absence of key players including Yi Jianlian, Zhou Qi and Guo Ailun, the Chinese team won over....

You may be eating a credit card's worth of plastic each week: Study

. Published: June 12, 2019 17:29:10 | Updated: June 22, 2019 11:58:55 Plastic pollution is so widespread in the environment that you may be ingesting five grams a week, the equivalent of eating a credit card, a study commissioned by the environmental charity WWF International said on Wednesday.

US says N. Korea is 'horrible' on human rights, religious freedom

The United States said Friday it will use sanctions against North Korea for its "horrible" record on human rights and religious freedom. Sam Brownback, U.S. ambassador at large for international religious freedom, told reporters that the situation in North Korea is "deplorable" and cited the example....

Agency concerned about N.K. deficiencies in tackling money launderin...

A global agency dedicated to safeguarding the international financial system has expressed concerns over North Korea's failure to resolve "significant deficiencies" in its efforts to combat money laundering and the financing of terrorism. The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) issued a public....

Hong Kong police vow to pursue HQ siege protesters

The largely young protesters surrounded the headquarters throughout yesterday and into the small hours of this morning, the latest manifestation of angry demonstrations sweeping Hong Kong. The international finance hub has been rocked by the worst political unrest since its 1997 handover to China.

Kiwi Ferns prevail over spirited Samoa

The Kiwi Ferns have claimed a commanding 46-8 win over Fetu Samoa in their women's rugby league international in Auckland. The Ferns outscored their opponents nine tries to two at Mount Smart Stadium, with centre Kiana Takairangi, and captain Honey Hireme both grabbing braces for New Zealand.

Defections expose false ideology of Muslim Brotherhood: Abdulrahman Al Suwaidi

Abdulrahman bin Subaih Al Suwaidi, who was convicted of being a member of the secret organisation, the Muslim Brotherhood, and was pardoned by President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, has revealed that there is a growing number of defectors from the international organisation after....

Plasmapheresis Device Market Industry Landscape And Acknowledgement with Top Players Asahi Kasei, Terumo, Baxter International, B. Braun Melsungen AG, Kawasumi Laboratories, Kaneka, Haemonetics

Plasmapheresis is a procedure in which blood is separated into cells and plasma (liquid). The plasma is then removed and replaced with fresh frozen plasma. It is done to treat variety of autoimmune disorders such as myasthenia gravis, chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy, sickle cell....

Catering and Food Service Contractor Market to Boost the Growth in Upcoming Year with Key Players- Compass Group Plc., Sodexo, Aramark Corporation, Elior Group, Delaware North, Westbury Street Holdings, Ovations Food Services

Catering is a very critical part of the business, especially for network carriers serving long distances. Meal design and meal planning are important processes of catering services. According to International Air Transport Association (IATA), catering planning and catering operations are important areas of activities of catering services.

Agrochemicals Market 2026 | Industry Outlook With Leading Players Agrium, BASF SE, BAYER AG, Dow AgroSciences, DuPont, Monsanto Company, Sumitomo Chemical Co., Syngenta AG, The Mosaic Co., Yara International, Gharda Chemicals Ltd., Drexel Chemical Company

Global Crop Protection Agrochemicals Market 2019 by Manufacturers, Regions, Type and Application, Forecast to 2026 The global agrochemicals market is expected to be mainly fueled by increasing global population and the subsequent increasing demand for food grains.

32nd intl. children filmfest. names new managers

TEHRAN, Jun. 22 (MNA) – Secretary of 32nd International Film Festival for Children and Youth, Alireza Tabesh, has appointed new managers of the upcoming festival, slated for August 19-28. Habib Eilbeigi has been appointed as secretary and manager of third edition of Iran Youth Filmmaking Olympiad,....

When Chelsea will make Frank Lampard announcement as Derby County move nears

Derby are desperate to keep the ex-England international and are thought to have opened contract talks to extend his stay at Pride Park. But the lure of a return to Chelsea would be tough to turn down for a club legend and it appears Lampard is swaying towards a move back to the Bridge.

Over 2,100 Ethiopian Migrants return home from Yemen with Organization for Migration (IOM) support

Yesterday (20/06), a flight chartered by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) with 96 migrants on board took off from Yemen, headed for Ethiopia. This movement was the 18th flight from Aden to Addis Ababa under IOM’s Voluntary Humanitarian Return (VHR) programme since 28 May, helping a....

Tanzania: Authorities rushing to pass bill to further repress human rights

Tanzania’s parliament this afternoon begun deliberating a bill which, if passed into law, would have dire implications for human rights in the country, said Amnesty International. The Bill – The Written Laws (Miscellaneous Amendments No. 3 of 2019), made public on 19 June and being debated under a....

OFFICIAL: Turkish giants Fernabache signs Ber...

Turkish giants Fernabache has completed the signing of Ghanaian International Bernard Mensah from Spanish La Liga side Atletico Madrid. The player who was expected to make a permanent switch to Kayserispor after impressing with them last season has joined Fernabache on a three-year deal ahead of the upcoming 2019/2020 season.

Despite latest disappointments on the pitch, Messi shines on in wages

As ever, Messi’s individual output in the competition is prodigious: he has the most assists in the history of the Copa America with nine goals in five editions of the tournament and the most man of the match awards on record. When it comes to international titles, however, it just hasn’t happened for him.

Cyprus ex-president Dimitris Christofias dead at 72

NICOSIA, Cyprus — Dimitris Christofias, Cyprus’ first communist president whose troubled tenure was marked by near financial ruin that necessitated an international rescue, uproar over a deadly Iranian munitions blast, and failure to end the country’s ethnic division, died Friday. He was 72.

14 Yoursay: Strange for Dr M to defend Russia over downing of MH17 Yoursay, 2019-06-22 06:55:00+08:00

Gerard Lourdesamy: Are we a satellite of Russia now? Or has Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad become the pet poodle of Russian President Vladimir Putin? I was on this flight a few months before it was shot down. The Russian-backed rebels in Eastern Ukraine had been shooting down Ukrainian military....

Local business celebrates international yoga day with free classes

In honor of international yoga day, MINDBODY has and will continue to offer free yoga classes throughout the day Friday at its headquarters in San Luis Obispo. From beginners to more advanced yoga-goers, everyone is invited to participate in this event. No reservations are needed.

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Which Climates Are Best for Passive Cooling Technologies?

A group of University of California­, San Diego researchers set out to gain a better understanding of the thermal balance of power plants and surfaces, like hel...

Which climates are best for passive cooling technologies?

Credit: Carlos Coimbra. WASHINGTON, D.C., June 25, 2019 -- A group of University of California, San Diego researchers set out to gain a better understanding of ...

Certain climates are better suited for passive cooling technologies

have investigated the role that cloud cover and relative humidity play when surfaces such as solar panels are exposed to shortwave and longwave radiation. To id...

Summer Heat & Storms to End the Weekend

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - We’ll wake up rain-free on Sunday morning, but a bit of shortwave energy could bring us a few scattered afternoon/evening thunderstorm...

Breezy northerly winds and increasing fire weather concerns next week

June 14, 2019 – Cooling trend into Saturday, but more hot weather returns early next week. Isolated afternoon and evening thunderstorms will be possible over hi...

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Spectators from 140 countries to watch sports battles

Spectators from more than 140 countries will watch sports battles of the Second European Games. The broadcast of the competitions will be provided by the Intern...

"Audio-Visual China"

SINGAPORE June 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 18, 2019 , the first "Audio-Visual China" - International Broadcasting Industry Exchange Conference was held suc...

"Audio-Visual China"

SINGAPORE June 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 18, 2019 , the first "Audio-Visual China" - International Broadcasting Industry Exchange Conference was held suc...

"Audio-Visual China"

SINGAPORE June 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 18, 2019 , the first "Audio-Visual China" - International Broadcasting Industry Exchange Conference was held suc...

Sponsored Video: Opportunities for third US gateway expanding, Gulf Winds reports

Sponsored: Patrick Maher, executive vice president of trucking and logistics company Gulf Winds International, was interviewed at the 2019 JOC Gulf Shipping Con...

Myanmar puts down ICC's demand for full investigation on Rohingyas

Yangoon: Myanmar's military on Thursday rejected an International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor's call for a full investigation into alleged crimes against Ro...

One DUI Arrest Made at Sobriety Checkpoint in Millcreek Township

One DUI arrest was made during a DUI sobriety checkpoint Friday in Millcreek Township, according to the Erie County District Attorney's Office. The checkpoint ...

2019 Parking Meter Market | Cale Access AB, CivicSmart, IPS Group, LocoMobi , J.J. MacKay Canada Limited, METRIC Group Ltd, Parkeon S.A.S., Parking BOXX, POM, Ventek International, Worldwide Parking

Smart City ICT Infrastructure Market report provides key information about the industry, including invaluable facts and figures, expert opinions, and the latest...

US gets no commitment from NATO for help on Iran threat

BRUSSELS (AP) " NATO allies gave the U.S. no firm commitments that they will participate in a global effort to secure international waterways against threats fr...

Loud and clear: AIR Jeypore gets boost with high-tech transmitter

KORAPUT: To reach remote areas and ensure that people listen to radio more clearly without any interruption, a newly installed 100KW digital-ready high-power me...

Christian broadcasting studio attacked by arson on Shabbat morning

Police have confirmed that an arson attack occurred over the weekend at Daystar’s Jerusalem studio. “We have opened an investigation,” Israel Police Spokesperso...

Todd Starnes: Democrats poised to destroy religious liberty (yes, you read that correctly)

If Democrats get their way, religious hospitals would be forced to perform abortions, Christian churches would be forced to host events that are contrary to the...

Pat Robertson: Alabama abortion ban has ‘gone too far’

Robertson is a longtime abortion opponent, but on Wednesday, as he hosted "The 700 Club" on the Christian Broadcasting Network, he called the bill "extreme" and...

Pat Robertson: Alabama abortion ban has ‘gone too far’

Robertson is a longtime abortion opponent, but on Wednesday, as he hosted "The 700 Club" on the Christian Broadcasting Network, he called the bill "extreme" and...

Televangelist Pat Robertson: Alabama's near-total abortion ban has 'gone too far' Source: WFTV

MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Conservative televangelist Pat Robertson said Alabama has "gone too far" by passing a bill that would make performing an abortion a felony in...

Right-wing Christian Radio Host Launches Homophobic Rant Against Buttigieg

Right-wing Christian radio host Bryan Fischer launched into a homophobic rant against 2020 presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg, the first openly gay man to ru...

Former lesbian explains why she left same-sex relationship after going back to church

Sarah Sedgwick (The Christian Institute) A woman who had a lesbian partner has opened up about why she ended the relationship after coming back to church four y...

Longtime NYC Radio Station WPLJ Set to Go Off the Air

After nearly 50 years, legendary radio station WPLJ is signing off the air for good. Come the end of May, the station will be off the airwaves after it was purc...

WBVN celebrates 29 years of broadcasting

MARION (WSIL) -- WBVN radio is celebrating nearly three decades in the community. WBVN is a non-profit contemporary Christian radio station based in Marion. 104...

Pa. State Rep: ‘I prayed as I always did’

HARRISBURG — The Republican state representative whose prayer on the House floor earlier this week caused a controversy said on a Christian radio program Thursd...

Praise TV Is Best African Gospel Station Of T...

Praise TV, Ghana’s premier Christian channel has been adjudged the best gospel television station in Africa. This was at the Africa Gospel Music Festival (AGAFE...

Donald Trump Cannot Be Removed Because He Is ‘God’s Choice,’ Claims Pastor

A right-wing pastor has told an evangelical Christian TV show he interceded on behalf of Donald Trump to get him elected president—and that those fighting to ge...

Christian TV network’s Jerusalem studio firebombed: 'You can't silence...the Gospel'

An arsonist set fire to Daystar Television Network's studio at Mount Zion around 2:30 a.m. Saturday before escaping by rope and running away, according to secur...

Here’s your first look at Kim Cattrall’s New Orleans-shot series ‘Filthy Rich’ (video)

At least, that's the impression viewers will get from the recently released trailer for the show's pilot episode, which was shot in New Orleans in March. It set...

Alabama abortion ban 'has gone too far' with 'extreme' bill, evangelical leader Pat Robertson says

Alabama’s new abortion ban , which prevents the procedure outright in nearly all cases, “an extreme law”. “I think Alabama has gone too far, they’ve passed a la...

Cricket World Cup 2019 TV channel, radio coverage, start times and fixtures

The Cricket World Cup captains line up with the Queen (Picture: AFP/Getty Images) The 2019 Cricket World Cup has arrived and the 10 best teams on the planet wil...

Victoria earmarks AU$53m for digital service delivery and citizen engagement

The Victorian government wants to encourage the innovative use of technology to improve service delivery and business processes, allocating AU$52.9 million in t...

Victoria earmarks AU$53m for digital service delivery and citizen engagement

The Victorian government wants to encourage the innovative use of technology to improve service delivery and business processes, allocating AU$52.9 million in t...

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You can listen to Pirate FM on 102.2 FM or 102.8 FM. Don't forget to save us as a preset in your car. Yes, Pirate FM and Pirate 80s are on DAB too. Just have a...

Detroit celebration: Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder, White Stripes, and more come to Brighton

The American city has spawned some of the world’s finest musicians, from Stevie Wonder to Aretha Franklin, The Temptations to The White Stripes and many more. F...

PROMOTED: Plus TV Africa to broadcast on StarTimes across Africa

Plus TV Africa, a 24-Hour news channel will now broadcast across all of Africa via StarTimes dish platform. The pay-tv company announced at the weekend, barely ...

Seven suspects indicted for illegally providing TV content

Taipei, June 5 (CNA) Seven people who were part of a group that was providing set-top box service were indicted Wednesday for illegally transmitting audio-visua...

Love Island 2019 contestant line up

Love Island 2019 contest fever went over the roof as ITV 2 announced the full line up of contestants. Twelve sexy singletons entered the competition and are now...

ABS-CBN TVplus Go brings digital entertainment to commuters

MANILA -- ABS-CBN said Monday it launched a version of its TVplus digital TV service for mobile devices, promising to make the daily commute more entertaining. ...

Waiting for the tram to start

Jeh Tim TV pool keeps blaming NBTC despite of the shortcomings of her own men and women to run Thai TV and Loca TV – to be fair, those NBTC who are dealing with...

Laird Connectivity's Multi-Wireless Modem Combines Low-Power Cellular LTE and Bluetooth 5

Laird Connectivity has announced a new multi-wireless modem that combines the benefits of low-power cellular LTE connectivity and Bluetooth 5 technology into on...

Wind River : Joins O-RAN Alliance to Support Growth of Open Source Innovation for 5G Networks

, a leader in delivering IoT software for critical infrastructure, today announced that it has joined the O-RAN Alliance in an effort to further advance 5G netw...

China grants commercial licences to 4 telecom companies to launch 5G services amid tensions with US

Thursday granted commercial licences to four state-owned telecom giants to start rolling out 5G services, signalling Beijing's determination to be the global le...

Amid technology tensions with US, China gives green light for local 5G rollout

China on Thursday gave its major state-owned companies the green light to start rolling out 5G services in its efforts to move ahead in the global race for sett...

China gives green light for local 5G rollout amid tensions with US

China on Thursday gave its major state-owned companies the green light to start rolling out 5G services in its efforts to move ahead in the global race for sett...

Trump administration to close 2 NW Forest Service job centers, one in Yakima

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Trump administration has announced it will close two U.S. Forest Service job training centers in Oregon and Washington. Oregon Public Bro...

Injured Kiryat Gat worker was working on safety repairs

. The safety officer at the Kiryat Gat construction site, where a 25-year-old worker was seriously injured in a fall this morning, has told the Israel Public B...

Treasury: Knesset dispersion bill would cost NIS 475 million

. The Budget Division of the Ministry of Finance said on Tuesday that the Knesset dispersion bill would cost "at least 475 million shekels, according to the Is...

Anonymous anti-Liberman message for Russians

An anonymous message against Chairman Avigdor Liberman of the Yisrael Beytenu Party was posted Tuesday on social media, according to the Israel Public Broadcast...

Liberman will only sit in a Netanyahu government

. Chairman Avigdor Liberman of the Yisrael Beytenu Party told the Israel Public Broadcasting Corporation , Tuesday morning, "Even if the law to dissolve the Kn...

DePauw University celebrates WGRE's 70th birthday

GREENCASTLE, Ind. (WISH) -- WGRE on DePauw University's campus is the oldest college radio station in the country. "There's not many of us left and so the fact ...

Trent Reznor’s love letter to The Cure: Read his Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction speech

Reznor counts The Cure and singer Robert Smith among his greatest influences for Nine Inch Nails, which formed in Cleveland in the late ‘80s. During his inducti...

Albert jumps ship after 40 years aiding Radio Caroline pirates

A PIRATE radio stalwart has jumped ship after more than 40 years of helping to keep Radio Caroline on the airwaves. Albert Hood, 80, from Windsor Avenue, Clacto...

'I've never really done a proper day's work in my life'

Set up on May 31, 1979, Radio 2 was set up to compete with youth-oriented stations such as Radio Luxembourg, as well as pirate radio stations. RTE's best-known ...

Remarkable photos show life behind the scenes at Radio Caroline

In Europe, Denmark had the first known radio station in the world to broadcast commercial radio from a vessel in international waters without permission from th...

Why Tony Blackburn is positive podcasts won’t kill the radio star

“Have you seen The Boat That Rocked ?” replies Tony Blackburn when I ask him about the pirate radio ships, which broadcast pop and rock music from international...

Tokyo Community Radio: The spirit of pirate radio is reignited in Japan

From The Electrifying Mojo in Detroit, who played a crucial role in the development of what would become the city’s eponymous techno sound, to Slimzee mapping o...