Many service families left in a rush, leaving behind possessions which make the place feel like it has been stuck in a time warp - like the radiated areas around Chernobyl evacuated after the 1986 nuclear power plant disaster. … [Read more...] about Inside Siberian ghost town where last resident lives with only his cat for company in crumbling ruins of former army base
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Similar tie-ups point to a trend. Honda and General Motors have agreed to split development costs on autonomous driving while Toyota and Mazda plan to follow Mercedes-Benz and Nissan in sharing a factory to serve the NAFTA markets. Jaguar Land Rover is looking at alliances in the area of powertrains. … [Read more...] about VW, Ford alliance borne out of need to adapt to fragmented markets
“A Star Is Born” came into Sunday’s ceremony at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California, as the presumed heavyweight and Oscar favorite. But Cooper’s remake went home with just one award, for the song “Shallow.” Instead, the night’s final two awards went to “Bohemian Rhapsody” — the popular but poorly reviewed drama about Queen’s frontman, a movie that wrapped after jettisoning its director, Bryan Singer — and best actor-winner Rami Malek for his full-bodied, prosthetic teeth-aided performance as Mercury. … [Read more...] about Mamma Mia! ‘Rhapsody’ upsets ‘Star Is Born’ at Globes
Although it is tragic to see Europe succumbing to its old ghosts of racism and white supremacy, there is no reason why the continent should be uniquely immune to it. The formation of the EU was primarily about solidarity and cooperation between European states, and not about expanding those values between Europe and its neighbours in Africa and the Middle East. … [Read more...] about I am a Muslim, I was born and bred in Germany but I do not identify as a German ǀ View
The discovery of the body of Hemraj a day later struck a major blow to the police, as it pointed out severe ineptitude on their part, and the initial theory of servant killing the girl came crumbling down. Coming under severe media criticism and public pressure, the Police felt constrained to find a solution to the case at the earliest. Thus, the theory of ‘honour killing’ was devised stating that the father killed both of them in a fit of rage upon finding them in an “objectionable, if not a compromising, position” and that the mother abetted and aided the crime. That the Talwars slept throughout the night without knowing the double murders which happened in the adjacent rooms was brought up as a suspicious circumstance against them. The parents explained that they used to sleep with the doors and windows closed and the Air Conditioner in their room was very noisy, making it impossible to hear voices from outside. Also, the fact that they specified the exact … [Read more...] about Movie Review; TALVAR – An Indictment of the Indian Legal System?