Pollution May Lead to Change of Date for Annual Airtel Delhi Half Marathon

Pollution May

Pollution May Lead to Change of Date for Annual Airtel Delhi Half Marathon The alarming levels of pollution in the national capital have forced the organizers of the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon – currently scheduled for Nov. 19. – to consider changing the date of the event. “There is a possibility to shift this event to a new window… we may organize the event earlier or later. We have the option of the alternative window. We will discuss with our stakeholders and see which will the best window for the…

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Pope Francis Directs Message to Trump on Climate Change

Pope Francis Directs Message to Trump on Climate Change

Pope Francis Directs Message to Trump on Climate Change Pope Francis issued an urgent warning to the world’s political leaders to take the science behind climate change seriously and not to abandon international agreements to address the perils of global warming. The Pontiff’s message seemed directed at president-elect Donald Trump, who has signaled that the United States will no longer play a leadership role when it comes to efforts limiting carbon emissions aimed at protecting the environment. Pope Francis on climate change In a statement made at a Vatican-organized gathering…

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Last Jew In Pakistan’ Allowed To Profess His Religion

'Last Jew In Pakistan' Allowed To Profess His Religion

Last Jew In Pakistan’ Allowed To Profess His Religion ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has allowed a 29-year-old Jewish activist to change his religion from Islam to Judaism, an unusual move by authorities in the country. In normal circumstances, it would have been a normal practice to let Fishel Benkhald get religion of his choice in the column of religion for the forms filled to get national identity card and passport. But it was a task for Benkhaled as he was registered as a Muslim, and it could be interpreted as apostasy. The…

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‘Winds’ from monster black holes can rapidly change their temperature

'Winds' from monster black holes can rapidly change their temperature

‘Winds’ from monster black holes can rapidly change their temperature Hot gas streaming out from the region around supermassive black holes can experience rapid and extreme changes in temperature, according to observations from NASA’s Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array (NuSTAR) telescope. Supermassive black holes are thought to be embedded in the middle of most large galaxies, including the Milky Way. These monsters feed from a surrounding disk of gas, dust and other material, called an accretion disk. The gravitational pull of the black hole can heat up material in the accretion…

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All change as new owners steer F1 into fast lane

All change as new owners steer F1 into fast lane

All change as new owners steer F1 into fast lane change : Formula One ventures into the unknown zone of a long-awaited revamped and high-speed era under new American ownership this weekend when the engines roar into life at the season-opening Australian Grand Prix. Liberty Media’s takeover and the off-season departure of the sport’s veteran commercial ring-master Bernie Ecclestone have coincided with an overhaul of the technical regulations to usher in a new breed of ‘fatter and faster’ cars. The wider new machines with broader tyres make much greater physical…

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Will Blue-Collar Whites Change Their Minds About Obamacare?

Will Blue-Collar Whites Change Their Minds About Obamacare? These voters overwhelmingly oppose the Affordable Care Act. Yet millions of them have gained health-care coverage under the law. The impending Republican drive to repeal the Affordable Care Act is crystallizing the class contradiction long embedded in the health-care debate. From the start, President Obama’s health-care reform has faced fierce opposition from working-class whites, the same constituency that anchored Donald Trump’s electoral coalition. But blue-collar whites have been among the law’s principal beneficiaries, particularly in the Rustbelt states that tipped the 2016…

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