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China holiday tourist trips fall 18% over the week-long National Day holiday

One popular destination, Xishuangbanna in southwest China's Yunnan province, was subject to stringent curbs over the holiday period, with districts locked down and tourists prevented from leaving after a Covid outbreak, with 12 positive cases of the Omicron

China holiday tourist trips fall 18% over the week-long National Day holiday(Twitter/Alice19950506)
China holiday tourist trips fall 18% over the week-long National Day holiday(Twitter/Alice19950506)
Updated on Oct 09, 2022 03:58 PM IST
Reuters | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Shanghai

'If...else build a start-up': Google shares quirky tweet to mark Engineers Day

In a tweet posted from Google India's official Twitter handle, the search engine has paid its tribute through a computer programming code. Applauding the never losing spirit of engineers, Google has tweeted an algorithm having a popular ‘if and else statement’ program

India celebrates Engineer's day on September 15 ever year to remember the contribution of Bharat Ratna M Visvesvaraya.(Photo by ThisisEngineering RAEng on Unsplash)
India celebrates Engineer's day on September 15 ever year to remember the contribution of Bharat Ratna M Visvesvaraya.(Photo by ThisisEngineering RAEng on Unsplash)
Published on Sep 15, 2022 12:40 PM IST
By | Edited by Aryan Prakash

Engineers Day 2022: India remembers Bharat Ratna M Visvesvaraya

Today we are celebrating Engineers day to honour the species of human who show how science works in daily life. All the imaginative creations we read in fictions of HG Wells, Isaac Asimov were made true by the skill of non-other than the engineers.

Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya received the Bharat Ratna in 1955 for his work in engineering and education.(ILLUSTRATION: Rushikesh Tulshiram Gophane)
Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya received the Bharat Ratna in 1955 for his work in engineering and education.(ILLUSTRATION: Rushikesh Tulshiram Gophane)
Updated on Sep 15, 2022 11:20 AM IST
By | Edited by Aryan Prakash

China steps up lockdown, restricts domestic travel as Covid-19 outbreaks spike

Authorities in China told citizens to minimize travel during the mid-Autumn festival next week and National Day holidays in October, ordinarily key periods for domestic tourism, and asked local governments to test all residents regularly for Covid-19 regardless of coronavirus infection levels.

Women in traditional Chinese Hanfu clothing hold lanterns, pose for photos before Mid-Autumn festival at Wong Tai Sin temple in Hong Kong, China.  (REUTERS/Tyrone Siu)
Women in traditional Chinese Hanfu clothing hold lanterns, pose for photos before Mid-Autumn festival at Wong Tai Sin temple in Hong Kong, China.  (REUTERS/Tyrone Siu)
Published on Sep 09, 2022 09:07 AM IST
Bloomberg | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz

New Zealand celebrates Waitangi Day with film night, kite festival and dance

New Zealand celebrated the 181st anniversary of the day the Treaty of Waitangi was signed. The people of the country commenced the weekend with family activities and delicious food.

New Zealand holds events to celebrate Waitangi Day(Pexels)
New Zealand holds events to celebrate Waitangi Day(Pexels)
Published on Feb 07, 2021 07:53 AM IST
ANI | , Wellington
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