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December 2019

Naphtha from stricken tanker being shipped overseas: Goa CM

Panaji, Dec 31 (IANS) More than two months after an unmanned tanker ran aground off Panaji with its load of 2,500 tons of naphtha, threatening marine ecology off Goa, the gaseous cargo was, on Tuesday, finally shipped out of the state, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said."Pleased to announce that the naphtha at Ganesh Benzoplast is being taken out of India by MT Global Peak. I reiterate that safety and well-being of Goans is our top priority and our government remains committed to protect the interest of Goa," Sawant…

Pawar supports Mamata’s anti-CAA stand

New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's anti-CAA stance has received support from Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) supremo Sharad Pawar.In a letter to Banerjee, Pawar wrote, "I totally agree with your concern and pledge to stand in solidarity with all like-minded leaders and parties in protest against implementation of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) and the proposed nationwide National Register of Citizens (NRC)." Pawar said he would be happy to associate himself with any…

Lucknow, Kanpur, Bahraich freeze at zero degree

Lucknow, Dec 31 (IANS) With 2019 all set to bid goodbye, Lucknow witnessed an abnormally low temperature of 0.7 degree Celsius on Tuesday early morning.It was the second lowest temperature recorded in the history of the state capital. The lowest temperature recorded in Lucknow is 0.5 degree Celsius on December 13, 1973. Bahraich also broke an 106-year-old record when it recorded 0.2 degree Celsius. The city had earlier recorded the lowest minimum of 1.7 degree Celsius on December 29, 1913. Kanpur too shivered as…

Intense cold continues in Rajasthan on Tuesday

Jaipur, Dec 31 (IANS) Despite a slight increase in temperatures from below zero in certain pockets, intense cold continued in Rajasthan as dense fog was reported in many parts of the state.Sikar, which fell below freezing point on Monday, rose to 1 degree Celsius on Tuesday, Jaipur which went to 1 degree on Monday rose to 2.7 degrees, Sriganganagar which was 1.5 came rose to 2.8 degrees, Jaisalmer was at 2.8, while Pilani recorded a minimum temperature of 2.8 degrees. The Met department has warned of cold wave conditions on…

Sheep in bra: Bizarre clothing takes internet by storm

New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) You have watched the photos of pets dressed up in costumes are increasingly popular, particularly at Halloween.But recently a bizarre picture of a sheep in the UK wearing a bra is taking rounds on the internet. The photos were posted by Franklin Vets Lifestyle Farms captioned "Sheep in a bra! This photo is not staged." "'Rose' (the name of the ship) was pregnant with triplets, and the sheer weight of her udder damaged the Suspensory Ligaments that hang the heavy organ from her body.…
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