Oktober 7, 2022

Idol destroyed at colonial-era Hindu temple in Bangladesh

Dhaka: Unidentified persons destroyed the idol of a deity at a colonial-era Hindu temple in western Bangladesh, prompting police to launch a massive manhunt, officials said on Friday. Authorities of the Kali temple in Dautiya village in Bangladesh’s Jhenaidah district found the idol smashed into pieces on Friday and dumped the idol’s head on a road half a kilometre from the temple’s premises, news portal bdnews24.com quoted Sukumar Kunda, president

Nikkanshin Symposium Exploring the ideal way of educational travel based on SDGs

At the “Sustainable Tourism Promotion Symposium” held by the Japan Tourism Promotion Association on September 23, local government officials who exhibited at Tourism EXPO Japan were also seen. The theme was “Towards the future of new educational travel based on SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals)”. The significance of learning is great, and it is very important to incorporate the perspective of the SDGs into the content of educational trips. Professor Hideki

Situation has not returned to normal: MEA on eastern Ladakh border row

New Delhi: India on Friday said the situation in eastern Ladakh has not returned to the stage of full normalcy as some steps are yet to be taken for it. The comments of Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) Spokesperson Arindam Bagchi came days after Chinese envoy Sun Weidong claimed that the situation in eastern Ladakh is “overall stable” as the two sides have moved from the “emergency response” that followed

Farmers are harvesting data to increase yields

The Andrew Nelson family has farmed the hills in eastern Washington state for five generations. Rows of wheat, peas, lentils and barley span their 7,500 hectares of farmland. But every spring, the hills exert constant pressure when trying to predict ice — a task that escapes the usual weather forecasting service. “Sometimes the difference between the bottom of my hill and the top of my hill can be 10 to

Man practicing witchcraft sacrifices minor son in Bihar

Patna: A man allegedly involved in witchcraft has been arrested for killing his minor son in Bihar’s Banka district, an official said on Friday. The accused, Dipak Sharma, allgedly practises witchcraft and to “gain black magic spells”, he strangled his seven-year-old son Raghav Kumar on the night of Vijaya Dashmi. The incident occurred in Mahota village under Amarpur police station in the district. The mother of deceased, Khusboo Devi, in

332 APPLICANTS HIRED-ON-THE-SPOT AT ASENSO-PHILIPPINE TOURISM JOB FAIR

A total of 332 applicants were hired-on-the-spot (HOTS), while Senior High School graduates were also hired, at the Trabaho, Turismo, Asenso-Philippine Tourism Job Fair held in Cebu City. Of the 332 HOTS, more than 20 graduated from Senior High School and were hired as new dealers, stock clerks, cashiers, service crews, and customer service representatives. Positions with the highest number of HOTS: ESL Teachers, Cashiers, New Dealers, Sales Staff, Service

Florida official: EVs starting fires in hurricane aftermath

(NewsNation) — Firefighters in western Florida responded to numerous electric vehicle fire calls after they became trapped in floodwaters caused by Hurricane Ian, according to a state official. In twitter, Jimmy Patronis, Florida firefighter and chief financial officer, shared a video of a fire crew fighting an electric vehicle fire. He said when batteries corrode after coming into contact with salt water, they can start fires that are difficult to

NEW LIFE AWAITS NAVOTAS  REHAB GRADS

SOME 35 Navoteños who used drugs got a new lease on life after graduating from Bidahan, the city’s community-based treatment and rehabilitation program. Mayor John Rey Tiangco said Bidahan consists of six months of Community-Based Drug Rehabilitation Program and another six months aftercare. Participants undergo a series of weekly psycho-education lectures, counselling sessions, group therapy sessions, relapse prevention sessions, and life skills training. They also undertake random drug testing to

Indian students to benefit the most as Canada allows more than 20-hour work

Toronto: Since Indian students make up more than a third of all international students studying in Canada, they will be the biggest beneficiaries of the Canadian governments decision on Friday to allow them to work for more than 20 hours a week. Making this announcement, Immigration Minister Sean Fraser said the temporary lifting of the 20-hour per week cap for the eligible post-secondary students will help in economic recovery and