Trilobites: Why Elephants Don’t Shed Their Skin

Trilobites: Why Elephants Don’t Shed Their Skin

The African elephant is known for its thick, wrinkly skin. But look closer and you’ll see an intricate network of tiny crevices that makes the mighty mammal’s hide resemble cracked mud or damaged asphalt. The purpose of those cracks is...
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The Much-Loved Paddington Bear Turns Sixty

The Much-Loved Paddington Bear Turns Sixty

The plot of the much-loved 2017 film, Paddington 2, revolves around a one-of-a-kind, pop-up book. The volume is for sale in the Notting Hill antique store of the Hungarian refugee Mr. Gruber. After opening the covers to the movable parts...
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The Screenwriting Mystic Who Wanted to Be the American Führer

The Screenwriting Mystic Who Wanted to Be the American Führer

When Adolf Hitler became chancellor of Germany in January 1933, an American named William Dudley Pelley believed the Führer’s rise was the fulfillment of a prophecy revealed to him by the spirit world in 1929. It was a sign, he...
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Cash-strapped Jet Airways defaults on September salary of managers and other employees

Cash-strapped Jet Airways defaults on September salary of managers and other employees

Mumbai: After delaying salary to its pilots and engineers along with senior management, Jet Airways has now defaulted on the payment of September salary to other categories of employees as well, an airline source said on Wednesday. The Mumbai-based full-servic...
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Ranjan Gogoi sworn in as 46th Chief Justice of India: Ram Nath Kovind administers oath; Narendra Modi present at ceremony

Ranjan Gogoi sworn in as 46th Chief Justice of India: Ram Nath Kovind administers oath; Narendra Modi present at ceremony

Ranjan Gogoi on Wednesday was sworn-in as the 46th Chief Justice of India (CJI) by President Ram Nath Kovind at the Rashtrapati Bhawan’s Durbar Hall. The President administered the oath to 63-year-old Gogoi at a brief ceremony which was attended by se...
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Africa:Phatisa Food Fund 2 First Closes At Us$ 121.5 Million

Africa:Phatisa Food Fund 2 First Closes At Us$ 121.5 Million

press release October 3, 2018. Phatisa is pleased to announce the first close of its successor fund to the African Agriculture Fund (AAF) — Phatisa Food Fund 2 (PFF 2), which has received capital commitments in excess of US$ 120 million. Given the...
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Govt, IAF had no role in choosing offset partner in Rafale deal, it was Dassault’s decision: Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa

Govt, IAF had no role in choosing offset partner in Rafale deal, it was Dassault’s decision: Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa

Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa on Wednesday came out in defence of the Rafale fighter jet deal with France, saying that Dassault Aviation, the French firm that will manufacture the jets, had chosen Reliance Defence as its offset partner, and that t...
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Kartik Aaryan may star in Imtiaz Ali’s upcoming film; shooting could reportedly clash with Kirik Party remake

Kartik Aaryan may star in Imtiaz Ali’s upcoming film; shooting could reportedly clash with Kirik Party remake

You are here: Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety actor Kartik Aaryan may be part of director Imtiaz Ali’s next project. DNA reports that the Jab Harry Met Sejal director has a few projects in mind for the future and Aaryan...
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Pret a Manger to label products after allergy death

Pret a Manger to label products after allergy death

Image copyright PA Pret a Manger will list all ingredients, including allergens, on its freshly made products following the death of a teenager who had an allergic reaction after eating a Pret sandwich. Natasha Ednan-Laperouse, 15, went into cardiac arrest...
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Canada revokes Myanmar leader’s honorary citizenship

Canada revokes Myanmar leader’s honorary citizenship

Canada‘s parliament formally stripped Aung San Suu Kyi of her honorary Canadian citizenship for complicity in the atrocities committed against Myanmar’s Rohingya. Aung San Suu Kyi became the first person to have her honorary Canadian citizenship re...
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