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‘Earth Day’ inspires Google to come up with ‘Geographical’ Doodle

Written on:April 22, 2013
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Earth Day Doodle gets us close to nature

Signifying the Earth Day with a Doodle, prolific search engine Google displayed it with yet another interactive piece of work. The recent Doodle is dedicated to the earth processes and the Geography. It displays a unique blend of how day and night persist on planet earth, how the Earth revolves around the sun and how night comes with the moon and the stars twinkling bright. The doodle also features the cycle of seasons – spring, summer, autumn and winter. It has the featured buttons to play and pause by which the Sun and the Moon movement can be controlled. By clicking the clouds one can experience the rains.

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Britain’s Got Talent under fire again for featuring 5-year-old Jordon Nash

Written on:April 22, 2013
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Britain’s Got Talent has come under fire once again after a five-year-old dancer was through to the next round, with welfare groups expressing concern over his capability to handle fame at such a tender age. Backing the concerns of welfare groups were viewers who disapproved the judges’ decision to pass the child to the next round. BGT’s latest criticism comes just a week after the show featured a striptease dancer…

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Glastonbury 2013 weekend camping tickets sold along with coach packages

Written on:April 22, 2013
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Final batch of tickets for the Glastonbury festival 2013, which went on sale on Sunday morning 9 am onwards, were purchased in just over 60 minutes on Sunday. The Glastonbury 2013 organisers informed that the weekend camping tickets and coach packages were taken up in minutes as demand for the Glastonbury festival 2013 tickets far outnumbered the tickets available. Aficionados could reserve up to four tickets at a cost of…

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Stephen Lawrence murder inquiry in its 20th year, fight against racism on

Written on:April 22, 2013
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The 20th anniversary of Stephen Lawrence’s death haunts the British society with unanswered questions on racism. On April 22, 1993, 18-year-old Stephen Lawrence was killed by a gang of miscreants while he was waiting for a bus in Eltham, southeast London. Police investigation into the racist murder was lackadaisical and it took 19 long years to bring justice to the teen’s family.

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Luis Suarez ‘bite’ history repeated, chews Branislav Ivanovic’s arm

Written on:April 22, 2013
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Luis Suarez bit Chelsea’s Branislav Ivanovic on his shoulder in the second half of a Premiere League game between Liverpool and Chelsea on Sunday evening repeating his cannibal act. Despite the anti-sporty spirited act, the Uruguayan went on to score an equalizer in the final minutes of the game as his act went unnoticed by the on-field referee Kevin Friend. The match ended in a 2-2 draw. However Luis Suarez…

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Tory Councillor John Cherry resigns over ‘racist’ remarks on Pakistani teens

Written on:April 22, 2013
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The ‘racist’ observations of the Chichester Conservative councillor, John Cherry, have led to his resignation from the Conservative Party, with an unreserved apology being issued by him. The Tory councillor’s ‘racist’ comments consisted of utterances about the capabilities of the immigrant schoolchildren, with the Tory councillor having asserted that Pakistani schoolchildren would not be able to ascend to the top. The ‘racist’ Conservative councillor had issued these remarks in reaction…

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Lufthansa begins helpline for Monday strike, railways called to rescue

Written on:April 22, 2013
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Europe’s largest and world’s fourth largest air carrier Lufthansa was majorly hit due to the contention between trade unions and Lufthansa management on wage negotiations resulting in disruption of flights from the former. This has hit more than 1650 flights’ functioning including the 50 international intercontinental flights. Only six of which will take off from Frankfurt am Main airport on Monday. Thousands of passengers are left stranded at several airports…

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Iron Man 3 premiere sees Robert Downey Jr. in Tony Stark style

Written on:April 19, 2013
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The Iron Man 3 premiere in London on Thursday night had Robert Downey Jr. making a big entrance in Tony Stark style. He had already thrilled fans in Leicester Square before stepping-in on a smoke-filled stadium. Robert tossed his sunglasses into the crowd and ran down the stairs to greet his co-stars for Iron Man 3.

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London Marathon shuttle bus service from Basingstoke to begin on April 21

Written on:April 19, 2013
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Shuttle bus service has been announced on Sunday for travellers from Basingstoke, who desire to be present at the upcoming London Marathon. The shuttle bus service to the London Marathon from Basingstoke has been proclaimed by the South West Trains-Network Rail Alliance. The Alliance has confirmed that it would be administering a fleet of special shuttle buses from Clapham Junction and Wimbledon to London Waterloo station. The shuttle bus transport…

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Rolf Harris arrested over Operation Yewtree sex abuse investigation

Written on:April 19, 2013
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Rolf Harris, the 83-year-old prominent TV personality, has been identified as the person, who was grilled in November 2012 over allegations of historical sex crimes as part of Operation Yewtree. Rolf Harris was detained and bailed in March over the same sex crime allegations as a procedure of Operation Yewtree. Operation Yewtree had been constituted in 2012 subsequent to the surfacing of hundreds of sex abuse allegations against Jimmy Savile,…

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