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Tweet on Upanishads engraved on wall of Warsaw University library wows people

The post is shared on the official twitter handle of the Embassy of India in Warsaw, Poland.
The image shows the Upanishads engraving on a wall of Warsaw University library.(Twitter/@IndiainPoland)
The image shows the Upanishads engraving on a wall of Warsaw University library.(Twitter/@IndiainPoland)
Published on Aug 05, 2021 06:23 PM IST
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ByTrisha Sengupta

Endangered giant flower that emits rotten meat-like smell blooms in Warsaw

The extraordinary flower, which emits a dead-body odor to attract pollinating insects that feed on flesh, bloomed Sunday and was was already withering early Monday.
People come to see the rare blooming of the endangered Sumatran Titan arum, or the corpse flower, that is in fool bloom for just a few hours, emitting rotten meat odor, at the Warsaw University Botanical Gardens, in Warsaw, Poland, on Sunday, June 13, 2021. Hundreds of people waited for hours in cold wind to see the unusual flower, also known as Amorphophallus titanium, whose blooming is unpredictable and once in many years. Botanical gardens around the world help preserve this giant among flowers.(AP)
People come to see the rare blooming of the endangered Sumatran Titan arum, or the corpse flower, that is in fool bloom for just a few hours, emitting rotten meat odor, at the Warsaw University Botanical Gardens, in Warsaw, Poland, on Sunday, June 13, 2021. Hundreds of people waited for hours in cold wind to see the unusual flower, also known as Amorphophallus titanium, whose blooming is unpredictable and once in many years. Botanical gardens around the world help preserve this giant among flowers.(AP)
Published on Jun 15, 2021 09:05 AM IST
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Catholic group founding conservative university in Warsaw

An increasingly influential Polish Catholic legal institute which lobbied for the recent restriction of abortion rights in Poland is planning to open an international university in Warsaw, seeking to educate a new generation of conservative lawyers.
Catholic group founding conservative university in Warsaw(PTI / Representative image)
Catholic group founding conservative university in Warsaw(PTI / Representative image)
Published on May 28, 2021 01:54 PM IST
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Critically endangered baby mountain bongo appears in public at Polish zoo

The animals are nocturnal and have a striking appearance due to their long horns and their reddish brown coat offset with white or yellow markings in the form of thin vertical lines.
A newborn mountain bongo, the largest of African forest antelopes, is seen in the Warsaw Zoo.(REUTERS)
A newborn mountain bongo, the largest of African forest antelopes, is seen in the Warsaw Zoo.(REUTERS)
Published on May 07, 2021 08:13 PM IST
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Investigation opened after women’s symbol put on Polish flag

Prosecutors have opened an investigation into whether the Polish flag was publicly insulted after a family in Warsaw hung a flag from their balcony combined with a lightning bolt, a symbol for women’s rights in Poland.
Prosecutors have opened an investigation into whether the Polish flag was publicly insulted after a family in Warsaw hung a flag from their balcony combined with a lightning bolt, a symbol for women’s rights in Poland.(Yahoo)
Prosecutors have opened an investigation into whether the Polish flag was publicly insulted after a family in Warsaw hung a flag from their balcony combined with a lightning bolt, a symbol for women’s rights in Poland.(Yahoo)
Updated on Dec 17, 2020 07:59 PM IST
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Warsaw | ByAssociated Press | Posted by Shivani Kale

Poland’s Warsaw hit by protests against abortion ban

Poland’s feminist organization Strajk Kobiet has organized a protest in downtown Warsaw on Saturday to draw public attention to the decision of Poland’s Constitutional Court to outlaw abortions.
On Roman Dmowski Square, protesters are chanting “My body - my business!”, “Legal abortion!” and other slogans critical of Poland’s governing right-wing Law and Justice Party. (Representational Image)(Pixabay)
On Roman Dmowski Square, protesters are chanting “My body - my business!”, “Legal abortion!” and other slogans critical of Poland’s governing right-wing Law and Justice Party. (Representational Image)(Pixabay)
Updated on Nov 29, 2020 02:15 PM IST
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Warsaw [Poland] | ByAsian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta

Women struggle to access abortion as coronavirus pandemic adds to hurdles in Europe

Marie Stopes International, a non-profit organisation providing contraception and abortion services, has estimated an additional 2.7 million unsafe abortions will take place worldwide as a result of health service disruptions.
People are protesting in Poland against a court ruling last month that could amount to a near-total ban on abortion in the staunchly Roman Catholic country(REUTERS)
People are protesting in Poland against a court ruling last month that could amount to a near-total ban on abortion in the staunchly Roman Catholic country(REUTERS)
Published on Nov 16, 2020 04:16 PM IST
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Lisbon | ByReuters | Posted by Ayshee Bhaduri

Travel: Love on the longest day

Poland’s summer solstice festival of Kupala is all about matchmaking, marriages and mischief
Warsaw has been celebrating the Kupala Night in the Multimedia Fountain Park by the river since 1996
Warsaw has been celebrating the Kupala Night in the Multimedia Fountain Park by the river since 1996
Updated on Sep 07, 2019 11:55 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByDon Sebastian

From the archives of the Hindustan Times: September 2

bout 10 a.m. on Friday (September 1) morning German’ planes began to bomb Polish towns including the Capital, Warsaw, causing serious loss of civilian life.
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Updated on Sep 02, 2019 05:44 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Gaurav Solanki, Manish Kaushik bag boxing gold in Poland

Indians boxers clinched a silver and three bronze to wrap off their campaign on a high. The 22-year-old Solanki (52kg) outpunched England’s William Cawley 5-0 on his way to the coveted yellow metal.
Gaurav Solanki and Manish Kaushik bagged a gold each.(Twitter)
Gaurav Solanki and Manish Kaushik bagged a gold each.(Twitter)
Updated on May 05, 2019 02:20 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India

Tamil Nadu electrician working in Poland dead, family alleges murder

P Venkatesan, who had done a diploma in electronics and electrical, went to Poland in November 2017, through a Chennai-based placement agency to work as an electrician at a private hotel chain in Warsaw, according to his family members in Vellore district.
An electrician from Tamil Nadu who was working in Poland for over a year now has suddenly died and his family alleges that he was murdered and have demanded the government probe the matter (Representative Photo)(REUTERS)
An electrician from Tamil Nadu who was working in Poland for over a year now has suddenly died and his family alleges that he was murdered and have demanded the government probe the matter (Representative Photo)(REUTERS)
Updated on Dec 25, 2018 09:38 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chennai | ByM Manikandan
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