Muslims celebrate Eid al-Adha in shadow of pandemic

CAIRO (AP) – Muslims around the world observed another major Islamic holiday on Tuesday in the shadow of the pandemic and amid growing concerns over the highly infectious delta variant of the coronavirus. Eid al-Adha, or the “Feast of the Sacrifice,” is usually marked by community prayers, large social gatherings and, for many, the slaughter of cattle and the distribution …

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A “submerged city” discovered off the coast of Egypt

(Reuters) – Divers have discovered rare remains of a military ship in the ancient sunken city of Thônis-Heracleion – once Egypt’s largest port on the Mediterranean – and a burial complex illustrating the presence of Greek merchants, the country said on Monday 19 July. The city, which controlled entry into Egypt at the mouth of a western arm of the …

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Telangana IPS agent Praveen Kumar voluntarily retires

Kumar, who still had six years of service, sent his request to Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar. “After 26 years of service to the Fatherland as an IPS officer, today I requested a voluntary retirement to pursue my passion for social justice and equality more vigorously at my own pace. Thank you all to have been by my side throughout my …

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Real Pikachus eat yak poo to survive Tibetan winters

Pikas living at high altitudes in Asia eat yak poo to help them survive the winter, according to a new study. Small rabbit-like animals, often compared to Pokémon’s Pikachu character, cannot hibernate Winter when food is scarce, then they slow down their metabolism and eat yak poo to get by on the Qinghai-Tibetan plateau, where temperatures drop to minus 22 …

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Two Orthodox Jewish MLB pitchers juggle baseball and religion

It’s a decision that hasn’t come up much, if at all, over the past century and a half of Major League Baseball. Two young pitchers, freshly drafted by MLB and ready to start their careers, face a choice when it comes to playing the seventh day of the week: The Sabbath? Or cursors? The Orthodox Jewish athletes were selected in …

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Egypt finds ancient military ship and Greek tombs in sunken city

CAIRO, July 19 (Reuters) – Divers have discovered the rare remains of a military ship in the ancient sunken city of Thônis-Heracleion – once Egypt’s largest port on the Mediterranean – and a burial complex illustrating the presence of Greek merchants, the country reported on Monday. The city, which controlled entry into Egypt at the mouth of a western arm …

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Lithium Carbonate Market Size, Analysis and Major Suppliers – Tibet Mineral Development Co. Ltd., SQM, Orocobre, Albemarle, Nordic Mining, Simbol Mining

Sample download request Need for customization Price and purchase options New Jersey, United States, – Lithium Carbonate Market Research Report offers key analysis of the Lithium Carbonate market situation including best facts and data, definitions, SWOT analysis, expert opinions and latest developments global. The report also calculated the market size, revenue, price, revenue, gross profit margin and market share, cost …

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Has Beijing’s investment in the region appealed to Tibetans?

LHASA, China – Communist Party of China Intensifies Investments in Tibet to Boost Economic Growth and Achieve Social Stability, While Seeking Harmony Between Tibetans and Ethnic Han Chinese Settlers , who constitute the majority of the country’s population. Politics can work despite Beijing’s severe control over the troubled western region. As a foreign journalist, I visited Tibet from late May …

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Educator Kidnapped in Kyrgyzstan by Turkish Spies Asked About Critical Magazine Subscription

Abdullah Bozkurt / Stockholm Educator Orhan İnandı, a Turkish-Kyrgyz dual national who was kidnapped by Turkish intelligence agency MIT, was asked about his subscriptions to newspapers and magazines critical of the government after he was taken to Turkey, according to a document obtained by Nordic Monitor. İnandı, the founder and president of the prestigious Turkish-Kyrgyz school network Sapat operating in …

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Will move Supreme Court if Kerala does not support Bakrid eases: IMA

The Indian Medical Association (IMA) on Sunday called on the Kerala government not to give way to mass rallies in the state on the occasion of Eid-al-Adha or Bakrid amid the pandemic pest of Covid-19. The body warned that if the state did not resume the easing, it would move the Supreme Court. The government of Kerala has announced a …

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