Daily Archive: August 20, 2017

China's ridiculous video on the Doklam stand-off

Amid the ongoing stand-off with China over the border, specifically Doklam, a disputed territory between China and Bhutan; there have been a couple of important developments. Firstly, Japan has...

How to Sell a Frank Lloyd Wright House

A house by Frank Lloyd Wright is instantly recognizable, but what does it take to market, sell or even live in something designed by him. Source: US Feeds Link:...

Little-Known Qatari Sheikh Embraced by Saudis

Aug.21 — The 10-week Gulf standoff has seen Saudi Arabia opening its border with Qatar allowing pilgrims to travel to Mecca. That's thrust a little-known Qatari sheikh into the...

Motorists using dash cams to inform on dodgy drivers

A pilot scheme which has seen action taken against dangerous drivers is being expanded across Wales. Source: BBC Feeds Link: Motorists using dash cams to inform on dodgy drivers

Hardoi: Man attempting to rape minor thrashed, garlanded with slippers

[India], Aug 21 (ANI): A man, who attempted to rape a minor girl, was thrashed by the villagers in Uttar Pradesh’s Hardoi district. The furious locals beat up the...

Dharmendra Pradhan flags off 11 medical units of mobile health vans

[India], August 21 (ANI): Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan flagged off eleven Mobile Medical Units (MMUs) in Odisha’s Bhubaneswar. With an aim to provide healthcare in rural pockets, especially the...

Millions of Americans await awe-inspiring total solar eclipse

SALMON, Idaho/MURPHY, N.C. (Reuters) – Millions of Americans armed with protective glasses are taking positions along a slender ribbon of land cutting diagonally across the United States to marvel...

Taiwan premier can’t guarantee there won’t be further blackouts

Taiwan’s premier has said the government will minimise the probability of further power blackouts but cannot guarantee that there will be no repeat. The government is under mounting pressure...

Was Sasikala allowed to go out of Bengaluru jail?

Bengaluru: Troubles for jailed All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) general secretary V.K. Sasikala don’t seem to end as a video footage was submitted to the Anti-Corruption Bureaun...

What’s on TV Monday: The Great American Eclipse and ‘The Good Karma Hospital’

Today is all about the eclipse, and there’s a viewing option for almost anyone. Elsewhere, Acorn TV heads to India with an escapist medical melodrama. Source: US Feeds Link:...