Come the 10.10pm result – 124 for the Noes, met by lusty cheers from the Tory backbenches – Nick Clegg was as pale as frozen pastry. A smile-free zone. His Bill had been given its Second Reading but chunks of Coalition plasterwork had been lost. … [Read more...] about No knife in the back for Clegg…but that time may still come
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“The remarkable dynamism in the emerging Asian economies is proof that economic reforms, business growth and infrastructure investment can drive the expansion of industry, significantly in the tech sector, and facilitate a start-up culture. This is now being repeated the world over, as geographical diversity looks to be returning to the Index,” said Jeremy Kelly, director of Cities Research at JLL, in a statement. … [Read more...] about HCMC, Hanoi take top positions in JLL’s City Momentum Index
While the new coronavirus shares similar origins and characteristics to its deadly cousins SARS (severe acute respiratory syndrome) and MERS (Middle East respiratory syndrome), it has a worrying characteristic that sets it apart – it’s contagious before any symptoms show. … [Read more...] about China tests HIV drug for treatment of coronavirus symptoms
Our body clock type (or chronotype) may be inherited, but it’s affected by a number of factors, including age and light. And you can cheat the system. For instance, if you’re an owl but need to get to work early, make sure you get plenty of either natural or artificial light in the morning (and avoid light at dusk), which will advance the clock, making you get up earlier and go to bed earlier. … [Read more...] about Why a blast of morning light is the key to better sleep: Professor Russell Foster, one of Britain’s leading experts, reveals how resetting your body clock can revolutionise your slumber — and it’s easier than you think…
Popular Telugu daily soap Kathalo Rajakumari starring Aashika Gopal Padukone and Madhu in the leads is most likely to conclude soon, sources suggest. The show that was launched in January, 2018, was initially expected to get an extension. But the latest reports suggest that the show is likely to be replaced by a new daily soap. However, an official confirmation on this is still awaited. Kathalo Rajakumari that deals with the life of Avani, a house help who is married into a wealthy family, completed over 530 episodes so far. According to the current storyline, Avani is upset over the fact that she has a life threat if she gives birth to a baby. She has been guarding this fact from her hubby Akshay for a while and asks her in-laws Sulochana and Radhakrishna to continue the same. The popular show managed to sustain its position in the top 5 shows of the TRP chart for quite some time. The show eventually lost its position and never redeemed it. It remains to be seen how the family drama … [Read more...] about Aashika Padukone’s Kathalo Rajakumari to go off-air soon?
Headed by Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg and Amazon boss Jeff Bezos, these men and women are armed with the most personal details about each and every one of us such as no Gestapo, KGB or Inquisition in history ever dreamed of possessing. (Germany’s competition watchdog has just accused Facebook of a ‘limitless’ collection of users’ data.) … [Read more...] about MAX HASTINGS: Social media giants are wild beasts devouring freedom and democracy. We MUST tame them