The conference called upon the government to use paddy procured from farmers to improve the quality of noon meal served to students. It also demanded that the authorities scientifically modify water conservation methods in Kole fields. The government should take over quarries and crusher units to check exploitation of natural resources, the Parishad said. … [Read more...] about KSSP opposes waste-to-energy plant project
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“The main loss was in my hip and my buttock so there wasn’t going to be enough structure left to support it. They wheeled me away to amputate but then, by some miracle, they didn’t have to.” … [Read more...] about Mum’s hip and bottom devoured by flesh-eating bug after she pricked herself on rosebush
J. ginkgofolia were big bugs, with weak legs and wings, which is perhaps why they developed this mimetic strategy to avoid detection. Y. capituliformis were extinct by the Cretaceous, a hundred and sixty-six million years ago, and J. ginkgofolia seems to have been gone by then as well. The hangingflies that survived to the present day never resembled ginkgo leaves as much as those that died out—with the ginkgos largely dying off, that may be why they are the ones still hanging around. … [Read more...] about It’s a bug! It’s a leaf! It’s a fossil!
When checking in on a menswear forum he regularly visits, writer Louis Cheslaw saw a member pose a question that, honestly, lots of us have been asking ourselves: “Been living in Baggies all summer,” it began. “What’s a decent fall/winter pant that I can still throw a blue button-down and some loafers on with?” To find options at all price points, Cheslaw reached out to a dozen cool people about what “kind-of-smart, kind-of-slouchy plants they plan to trade for their summer shorts.” This not-too-expensive pair comes suggested by creative director Salomon Thiombiano, who told Cheslaw he recently bought the “earthy tone” pants for his fall wardrobe. “The fabric softly wraps around your body, giving you a warm yet comfortable feeling,” Thiombiano says of the pants, adding that he thinks their fabric “offers a balance between comfort and practicality.” … [Read more...] about 9 Products That Delighted Us Last Week: From Plant Poles to Cat Toys
The Strategist is designed to surface the most useful, expert recommendations for things to buy across the vast e-commerce landscape. Some of our latest conquests include the best women’s jeans, rolling luggage, pillows for side sleepers, ultra-flattering pants, and bath towels. We update links when possible, but note that deals can expire and all prices are subject to change. … [Read more...] about Deal of the Day: A Pot That Will Water the Plants When You’re on Vacation
They found that 27 per cent contained traces of endotoxin, a microbial agent in agricultural and industrial settings, and that 81 per cent contained traces of glucan, which exist in the cell walls of most fungi. … [Read more...] about Asthma-causing bugs found in e-cigarettes for the first time