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What Amphan did to the City of Joy in 19 horrific crowd-sourced pictures 

With wind speeds of about 185 kmph, the superstorm uprooted trees, broke and bent power lines and disrupted communication

Published on 22nd May 2020
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They didn't start the #bushfire: 10 images that perfectly capture what the bushfires did to Australia

With over half a billion animals affected, thousands of acres of forest gutted and lives lost, people are saying that this Australian bushfire is the worst calamity to hit us in this lifetime. But the bushfires in Australia have been this devastating for over 200 years and it's the telling impact of climate change that things have gotten this bad. Take a look back at some of the most frightening and heart-warming images of the Australian bushfires:

Published on 6th February 2020
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Remembering Duraisamy Simon Lourdusamy: 10 things you probably did not know about this Cardinal from Tamil Nadu

A priest for more than 62 years, a bishop for 52 years, a cardinal for 29 years and the first Tamil Cardinal Duraisamy Simon Lourdusamy was called upon by  Pope Paul VI in 1971 to serve the Universal Church. Born in Kalleri, Viluppuram District, Tamil Nadu Lourdusamy was close to Pope John XXIII, Pope Paul VI, Pope John Paul I, and most especially, with Pope John Paul II and his fellow curial cardinal Joseph Ratzinger and future Pope Benedict XVI. On his 96th birth anniversary, we look back at the milestones the priest set throughout his life. Here are 10 things you might not know about his illustrious career

 

Picture Courtesy: Catholic News Agency, YouTube, Google, Getty Images

Published on 5th February 2020
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Remembering Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, the reason why The Beatles flew down to India in 1968

 

Maharishi Mahesh Yogi was an Indian guru who developed the Transcendental Meditation technique and then introduced The Beatles to it — they attended a seminar on Transcendental Meditation conducted by Maharishi Mahesh Yogi in north-west Wales, upon George Harrisson's and his wife's insistence.  In the late 1960s and early 1970s, he achieved fame as the guru to the Beatles. He passed away on February 5, 2008

Published on 5th February 2020
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Happy 16th Facebook: 16 reasons why it will never die and remain the original social network  

Facebook is the website that everyone loves to hate. We all use it, but that doesn’t mean we like it. Sixteen years ago, most people had never heard of Facebook. It was mostly college students using it and there were very few people over the age of 30. Now it’s worldwide and even grandparents (and some great-grandparents) are using it. There are currently more than 1.2 billion users and it is growing rapidly each and every day. This is the Facebook addiction and it’s the reason they will always be the number one social network.

Here are some interesting facts about the social networking giant to celebrate the day it was founded: 

Published on 4th February 2020
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Remembering Anna: 15 reasons why the former CM will always tower over Tamil Nadu politics

On the birth anniversary of one of Tamil Nadu's most impressionable and iconic politicians, Annadurai aka Anna, we examine reasons why people still remember his name and why the young ought to understand what he stood for

 

Published on 3rd February 2020
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The Day The Music Died: How a plane crash ended the lives of rock 'n' roll legends Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens

On February 3, 1959, the music world was shocked when American rock and roll stars Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and JP 'The Big Bopper' Richardson were killed in a plane crash near Clear Lake, Iowa, along with pilot Roger Peterson. February 3, 2020, marks 61 years since the disaster. We look back at the tragic stars and the legacy they left behind:

Published on 3rd February 2020

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