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Courts and judges are supposed to have an air of sobriety about them. One never expects His Lordship to be funny or frivolous, in public. Thus, was born the expression, 'As poker-faced as a judge'!Butonce in a while, His Lordship may drop a gem of a wit, which has theentire Twitter folk in splits nationwide. On the other hand, I am ina state of depression, as I realised this morning that my entire...
Source : Merinews | 77 Day(s) AgoCategory : NRI
Sunday, the 4th of June in the evening, when people of London were celebrating their well deserved weekend, three jehadis drove their van onto the pavement of London Bridge, trampling anybody and everybody who was present there. In the bargain, they killed seven innocent people.Aftertheir van stalled, the three jehadis attacked various pubs in thevicinity with knives injuring 50 people, some of th...
Source : Merinews | 77 Day(s) AgoCategory : NRI
Shekhar Kapur shares his thoughts on what makes him a successful film directorBAFTA Academy Awards (OSCARs) winning film director Shekhar Kapur shares his thoughts on what makes him a successful film director and how one can become famous in conversation with Subodh Gupta Editor Journalism News Network UK in London.(Q) If there is any secret formula to become a successful film director like yours...
Source : Merinews | 77 Day(s) AgoCategory : NRI
reports, a shareholder, with the help of at least four other menpushed down the donkey into the water bordering the moat around thetiger's enclosure at the zoo in Yancheng city in Jiangsu. Theshareholder was reportedly making losses and was planning to sell theanimals but was prevented from doing so by the authorities.Asper a report in BBC, the zoo authorities have claimed that the zoohas been emb...
Source : Merinews | 77 Day(s) AgoCategory : NRI
recent times, CBSE's name has become synonymous with controversy. The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has been in a deep pit surrounded by a plethora of controversies for quite some time now. And it's nothing new for the CBSE officials.Justto refresh your memories a bit, the controversies started during thisyear with the CBSE opting for removal of the marks moderation policy(which, in ...
Source : Merinews | 77 Day(s) AgoCategory : NRI
ICC Champions Trophy 2017: India V/s Pakistan – one who wins the toss will probably win the matchIn the ICC Champions Trophy 2017, which is scheduled to be played from June 1 to 15 in England, the much awaited and the most hyped match of the tournament will be played between arch rivals India and Pakistan on Sunday, June 4 at Edgbaston in Birmingham.Thematch will start at 3:00 pm IST. Both the tea...
Source : Merinews | 77 Day(s) AgoCategory : NRI
Match Preview: ICC Champions Trophy 2017 India V/s Pakistan; weather forecast predicts rainThe wait is finally over as arch-rivals India and Pakistan clash in the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 at Edgbaston in Birmingham in a day-night encounter on Sunday. It would be the first time that the neighbouring countries play against each other in a 50-over game since the 2015 ICC World Cup.Pakistan clash in ...
Source : Merinews | 77 Day(s) AgoCategory : NRI
Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi accused that Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu and leader of opposition in the State YS Jaganmohan Reddy have surrendered to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, that's why they are failing to put pressure on the Modi regime with regards to according Special Category Status to Andhra Pradesh.Addressinga well-attended first-ever public show named "Praty...
Source : Merinews | 77 Day(s) AgoCategory : NRI
World Environment Day is organised every year on June 5 in order to encourage worldwide awareness about environmental importance and its protection which is in turn aimed at providing a healthy environment for everyone, especially for the coming generations. It is celebrated in more than 100 countries every year with a unique theme. The theme for the year 2017 is "Connecting People to Nature".Worl...
Source : Merinews | 77 Day(s) AgoCategory : NRI
Malaysia issues postal stamp featuring Hindu temple, Hindus urge other countries to followHindus have commended Pos Malaysia Berhad for featuring Kuil Sri Kandaswamy Hindu temple of Brickfields area of Kuala Lumpur on a postal stamp.This 60 sen (cents) stamp shows the majestic Sri Kandaswamy Temple, which was inaugurated in 1902. This Temple features huge golden Kodimaram, Vasantha Mandapam, Yagas...
Source : Merinews | 77 Day(s) AgoCategory : NRI
begin with, I must salute 'Merinews' for giving me space to express my views that are often at variance with the largely pro-establishment media of today.Whilemost of the scribes feel it obligatory to defend the most inhumanebehavior of those in power and find safety in toeing the power line,I'd tried to write what I felt honest and satisfied my standards ofInformation Probity. I did never seek fo...
Source : Merinews | 77 Day(s) AgoCategory : NRI
in the 30s, my pre-university days were spent in Cawnpore (Kanpur), Lucknow and Delhi.Likeany child of those days, the whistling, chugging, huffing and puffingsteam engines fascinated us. We took pride in recognising theirnames. Just the way today's children at a very early age becomeexcited about different car makes and their models! The prospect oftravelling by train held us in thrall, as the la...
Source : Merinews | 77 Day(s) AgoCategory : NRI
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