A 35-minute ferry ride across the impossibly clear glacial waters of British Columbia’s Kootenay Lake in Canada, brings one to the East Shore. For generations, lush tracts of marijuana have flourished here along the abandoned logging roads that snake through its craggy mountains.
The National School of Open Schooling is expected to declare the results of Class 10 (Secondary) and Class 12 (Sr. Secondary) October-November examination 2018 in a few days, according to reports in a section of the media. read more
The Soyuz MS-11 flight lifted off from Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan carrying Russian cosmonaut Oleg Kononenko, NASA astronaut Anne McClain and the Canadian Space Agency’s David Saint-Jacques. read more
People collect drinking water from charity tap in Sanaa. Authorities in the Houthi-held Yemeni capital are sterilizing water supplies to help stem the world’s worst outbreak of cholera. Nearly four years of war between a Saudi-led coalition and the Iran-aligned Houthis have crippled healthcare and sanitation systems. Some 1.2 million suspected cholera cases have been reported since 2017, with 2,515 deaths.
The UGC had in August warned 21 DU colleges that it will withhold their grants if they did not appoint regular principals by October 31. While 10 of them have already appointed principals, 11 are yet to start the process read more
Amur Falcons fly over the Doyang reservoir at Pangti village in Wokha district, in Nagaland. The 8,000 residents of Pangti are busy hosting millions of the migratory falcons from Siberia who roost by a massive reservoir before taking off for their final destinations — Somalia, Kenya and South Africa — traversing up to 22,000 kilometers.
French shepherd Gaetan Meme, 24, herds a flock of sheep in the mountains near the Col du Glandon, in the French Alps. He sleeps fully dressed, dreading a midnight wolf attack on the flock of sheep penned in close by his hut, high up in the Alps. The green velvet mountains dotted with rocky outcrops between the Belledonne massif and the Maurienne valley, an idyllic playground for hikers, are his kingdom from June to October.
A 21-year-old woman has alleged that she was drugged and raped by four men, including her friend, at his flat in east Delhi’s New Ashok Nagar where he had invited her for a party on the night of October 31, the police said on Tuesday. read more
Collections from the goods and services tax (GST) crossed Rs 1 lakh crore in October and are expected to rise further in the coming months, buoyed by an increase in consumption demand in the festive season and implementation of new anti-tax evasion ... read more