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How US Climate exit would affect the planet May 27, 2017 18:16

The Earth’s climate is changing and global warming is not a myth that can be taken lightly. The world must come together and fight the climate change or else within coming few centuries our planet will not be able to sustain life anymore. To control and fight the climate change all the countries, especially the United States must curb its greenhouses gases. If the Untied States pulls back from its pledge to cut carbon dioxide pollution, the planet is likely to hit more dangerous levels of warming even sooner, scientists said. That is because the Untied States contributes so much to the rising temperatures. President Trump will soon decide whether America stays in or leaves the 2015 Paris climate change accord in which nearly every nation agreed to curb its greenhouse gas emissions. During the high level security and economic meetings in Italy that began on Friday, all other global leaders urged Trump to say. Pope Francis already made the case with a gift of his papal encyclical on the environment In an attempt to understand what could happen to the planet if the United States pulls out of Paris. The Associated Press consulted with dozens f climate scientists and analyzed a special computer model scenario designed to calculate potential effects. Scientists said that the US pulling out will only worsen an already bad situation and make it far more difficult to prevent crossing a dangerous global temperature threshold. According to the calculations, it could result in 3 billion tons of additional of carbon dioxide emission into the air a year. After few years, scientists said that it is enough to melt ice sheets faster, raise seas higher and trigger more extreme weather. "If we lag, the noose tightens," said Princeton University climate scientist Michael Oppenheimer, co-editor of the peer-reviewed journal Climatic Change. A expert group ran a worse case computer simulation that showed if the US did not curb emissions, but other nations do meet their targets, America would add as much as a degree of warning to the globe by the end of century. Scientists are split on how reasonable and likely that scenario is. Many scientists said that because of cheap natural gas that displaces coal and gowing adoption of renewable energy sources, it is unlikely that the United States would curb its carbon pollution. So the effect would could be smaller. But other scientists said that it could be worse because other countries might follow a United States exit. Another computer simulation team put the effect of the Untied States pulling out somewhere between 0.1 to 0.2 degrees Celsius. While scientists disagreed on the computer simulations, but overwhelmingly agreed that the warming the planet is undergoing and it would be more faster and intense. The world without United States efforts would have a more difficult time avoiding a dangerous threshold keeping the planet from warming more than 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels. The planet has already warmed by just over half of that amount. With about one-fifth of the past heat-trapping carbon dioxide emissions coming from the US. So the efforts are about preventing another 0.9 degrees from now. Jennifer Francis, who is a climate scientist at Rutgers University said: "Developed nations - particularly the US and Europe - are responsible for the lion's share of past emissions, with China now playing a major role." "This means Americans have caused a large fraction of the warming," he added. Even with the United States its promises under the Paris agreement, the plant is likely to pass that 2 degree mark. But the fractions of additional degrees the United States would contribute would mean passing the threshold faster. National Center for Atmospheric Research's Kevin Trenberth said, “Ecosystems being out of whack with the climate, trouble farming current crops and increasing shortages of food and water." Climate Interactive is a team of scientists and computer modelers who track the emission. It simulated that global emissions, if every country, but the United States reaches their individual goals to curb carbon pollution then what it would mean in global temperature, sea level rise and ocean acidification using scientifically-accepted computer models. It would mean an extra 3 billion tons of carbon dioxide in the air a year by 2030. By the end of the century 0.3 degrees Celsius of warming. The Climate Interactive co-director Andrew Jones said "The United States matters a great deal." "That amount could make the difference between meeting the Paris limit of two degrees and missing it," he added. A competing computer simulation team, Climate Action Tracker, put the effect of the United States pulling out somewhere between 0.1 to 0.2 degrees Celsius by 2100. The team uses a scenario where United States emissions flatten through the century, while Climate Interactive has them rising. The the director of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, John Schellnhuber, is one of the scientists who downplay the harm of the Untied States possibly leaving the agreement  and the scientist credited with coming up with the 2 degree goal. "Ten years ago a exit by the United States would have shocked the planet," Schellnhuber said. "Today if the United States really chooses to leave the Paris agreement, the world will move on with building a clean and secure future." Katharine Hayhoe, who is a Texas Tech climate scientist said: "There will be ripple effects from the US choices across the world." Humans have 100 years to leave Earth: Stephen Hawking AMandeep

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Smartphones with best batteries May 27, 2017 17:55

One of the major key features while buying a new phone is to check its battery capacity. With increasing specifications, phones drains a lot of battery. We at least expect a phone to run one full day, but major phones fail to do so, due to their less battery capacity. So, if you are looking forward to buy a phone with best battery backup, one that can last you an entire day. We have complied a list of smartphone boasting over 5000mAh battery. The battery of 5,000mAh is the key highlights of all these phones. Read on take your pick. Lenevo P2 Lenovo launched its latest phone P2 with 5,100 mAh battery earlier this year. Is has a metal unibody comes with fast-charging facility. The screen is 5.5 inch full-HD super AMOLED and runs on Android 6.O Marshmallow. It has 2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953 processor paired with a 3GB/4Gb RAM. The internal memory is 64GB, which can be expanded. The rare camera if of 13 MP with LED flash and a 5 MP front camera. Asus Zenfone 3s Max The Zenfone 3s Max from Asus has a 5,000 mAh battery. Asus claims that this phone offers as much as three days of battery backup and standby time of 34 days. It is based on Android 7.0 Nougat. It has a 5.2 inch screen and is powered by octa-core MediaTek processor paired with 3GB RAM. The internal memory is of 32 GB and sports a 13MP rear camera with f/2.0 aperture and 5P Largan lens, along with a dual-tone LED flash. It is expandable up to 2TB. There is an 8MP front-facing camera included in the mix as well. Nubia N1 64GB This set has a 5,000 mAh battery. It has a 5.5 inch HD display with 720x1080 pixel resolution pixel resolution. It runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system topped with Nubia's UI. It is powered by a 1.8 GHz octa-core MediaTek Helio P10 processor paired with 3GB RAM. It comes with a 13MP primary camera with LED flash and a 13MP front-facing camera. ZTE Blade A2 Plus The ZTE Blade A2 Plus smartphone packs a 5,000 mAh battery. The smartphone comes with ‘Ultra Power Saving Mode’ and ‘Smart power-save’ for better battery backup. It features a 5.5-inch Full HD display of 1080x1920 pixel resolution. It runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow and is powered by MediaTek MT6750T octa-core processor clocked at 1.5GHz coupled with 4GB RAM. Internal storage is 32GB, expandable further up to 128GB. It sports a 13MP rear camera with LED flash, along with a 5MP front-facing snapper. Use Mobile phone on swiping machines for shopping AMandeep

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Sikh community launches campaign to spread Awareness of Sikhism May 26, 2017 18:19

A Sikh advocacy group in the Untied states have announced a community outreach program. The program encourages Gurudwaras across the nation to host ‘Sikh Open House’ to inform everyone about the Sikh religion and their contributions. The National Sikh Campaign this week announced the National Month of Community Outreach. it is a part of its ongoing awareness campaign called 'We Are Sikhs'. The effort of the campaign is aimed at improving awareness about their religion and Sikh-American throughout the nation, especially in the immediate neighborhoods where Sikhs live and worship. “We Are Sikhs” program will continue till June 25. The co-founder and senior adviser at National Sikh Campaign, Rajwant Singh said: "The Month of Community Outreach is being launched to get the maximum exposure to the Sikh community at the local level in combination with the national campaign." The 'We Are Sikhs' campaign has been running ads on television and social media. "There is already a positive response from Americans from across the nation and this grassroots outreach initiative will strengthen bonds at the local level with our neighbors," he said. The executive director of the campaign, Gurwin Singh said that by inviting stakeholders and members of all faiths to Gurudwaras, they hope to create a better understanding of the values that united everyone as Americans. Jasvir Kaur, NSC's team member in Chicago said: "Sikh Americans are pillars of their communities in every corner of the nation. They run local businesses, serve on their local Parent Teacher Associations and lead Boy Scout Troops, for example. Sikhs believe deeply in the freedom to pursue one's own success through hard work and serving their communities - ideals fundamental to the American Dream." Sikh community demands distinct religious category AMandeep

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Dhola-Sadiya Bridge will bring prosperity to Northeast India May 26, 2017 16:00

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Dhola-Sadiya Bridge on Wednesday, which is the longest bridge in the nation that straddles Brahmaputra river. In a series of tweets Narendra Modi described the bridge as one one of the most important infrastructure projects to be undertaken in India. The bridge connects Dhola with Sadiya in Asssam’s Tinsukia district and has been constructed over across the Rivers Brahmaputra. The construction works began in 2011 under the aegis of the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways in public sharing partnership with a private firm, Navayuga Engineering Company Limited. The bridge was scheduled to be completed in 2015 and operational from December in the same year, but the construction works were delayed. Construction of the bridge costed about 10 billion rupees and took six years to complete. The bridge is 3.1 kilometers longer than the Bandra Worli Sea Link in Mumbai, making it the longest in India. It is 12.9 meter-wide along with a two-lane connecting road from Dhola Bazaar top Islampur Tiniali. It will take about 30 minutes to cross over to Sadiya near the Lohit border in Arunach and will reduce the travel time by four hours. B. Surya Raju, the chief project manager led the construction expert team for the bridge, and under the supervision of the Director of Navayuga Engineering Company Limited, K. Jagadishwara Rao The significance of the bridge: −The bridge will be one of the most vital links in the North-East India. It will not only give a relief to the existing transport network, but also attract several development activities that will increases the vehicular movement. −Any investment in this area is extremely desirable after qualifying the judgment criteria for social opportunity cost. −Better supply chain management by keeping supply price controlled and ensuring the timely distribution. −It will result in facilitating marketable surplus and checking price distortion, which in turn will enhance production activities. −It will expedite industrial investments. −It will provide access to health and educational facilities. −It will promote tourism in the region. −It will increase in border trade between Arunachal Pradesh and other South ASEAN (Association of South-East Asian Countries) Countries. −From a strategic point of view, there is no other bridge across the Brahmaputra River except Kaliabor Bridge in Central Assam. Throughout the 375 kilometers of river bank in the state there is no bridge for transportation. In the upstream after 120 kilometer there is a bridge available, but it travels through hilly terrain on north bank. Currently all the transport are being carried out only through water. The new bridge will improve the entire transport system of North Assam. −The bridge will serve important logistics for the Indian Army personnel for Indo-China border at Arunachal Pradesh. AMandeep

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Ami Thumi Telugu Movie May 26, 2017 12:02

Ami Thumi is an upcoming Tollywood film directed by Mohan Krishna Indraganti and produced by KC Narasimha R. The film stars Avasarala Srinivas, Adivi Sesh, Eesha Rebba, Vennela Kishore in the leading roles.For more previews, stay tuned....

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Indian embassies around the world to mark International Day of Yoga May 25, 2017 18:28

As the International Day of Yoga (IDY) is on 21st June, the Narendra Modi government has launched extensive preparations to mark the third IDY at a much greater scale than previous two years, Particularly in North America, Europe and China. This year’s celebration is not just to spread awareness about India’s civilization ethos and strengthen the country’s soft diplomacy. But to put a check to the cultural appropriation of the ancient Indian practice by what is termed ‘western Yoga’. The ‘western Yoga’, is gaining immense popularity in the western nation and does not acknowledge the significance that Yoga has with the ancient Indian culture. The western Yoga also focuses only on mere physical exercises that are bereft of yoga’s meditation and spiritual essence. The United Nations General Assembly designated 21st June as the International Day of Yoga at Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s imitative. The Indian Embassies and consulates in North & South America, Europe, Australia and China are leading the way to hold month longs Yoga events that have already started and will go on till the third week of June. In 2015 and 2016 the IDY was marked as a daylong event. Indian Embassy and consulates in the United States have partnered with local Indian cultural organization to make the event a success. The Indian Embassy in Washington D.C., has partnered with the “Friends of Yoga,” which is a group of organization that include Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh (HSS), the overseas arm of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev’s Isha Foundation, Art of Living Foundation of Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, Brahma Kumaris, Swami Ramdev’s Patanjali, Hindu American Foundation, Association of United Hindu and Jain Temples, Gayatri Pariwar and other Indian community organizations. The HSS greatly supported the holding of Yoga day in 2015 and 2016, but this is the first time where the Indian Embassy has brought HSS and Patanjali on board as “officials partners” on its dedicated website for the event at dcyogaday.org A spokesperson for RSS in Delhi said that  the Indian embassies will routinely invite Indian cultural outfits to help hold events and celebrate Indian festivals. In January, the United States House of Representatives took note of the HSS’ annual ‘Surya Namaskar Yajna’ or ‘Health for Humanity Yogathon’, which the HSS holds as part of its annual Makar Sankranti celebrations. Not only in the United States, but across the world Indian embassies have collaborated with city authorities to hold Yoga day celebrations. In D.C., the event will be held on June 21 at National Mall. In Chicago, a preparatory Yoga event was held on May 17 and the consulate will hold the main event on June 24. In the capital of Spain, Madrid the event will be held on June 18 and in France capital, Paris on June 17. While in Germany Capital, Berlin on 21 June. In India, PM Modi will mark the event with 55,000 people in Lucknow on June 21. The central government is making detailed plans to have senior ministers perform Yoga in key state capitals. In China, more than thousand people took part in a Yoga event on Saturday in Wuyi, Zhejiang province. According to the Indian consulate, the event was organized along with the People’s Government of Wuyi County. Wuyi’s mayor said at the event that just as Buddhism had bound the civilizations of India and China together, Yoga also has the potential to promote values of harmony and peace between the two nations. The Indian embassy in Beijing will be organizing several yoga events across the country over the next one month. The chief of HSS, Ved Nanda has sent out an appeal to the Indian community to make the Yoga day a success. He said that the International Day of Yoga is an opportunity where “we can give back to our karmabhoomi (US) the best part of our collective inheritance –Yoga.” He also stressed on the spiritual aspects of Yoga “As you know, Yoga is not a mere tool for physical fitness but more importantly is a beacon for individual’s upliftment,” he said. He said the Yoga Day events will involve all regardless of their race, faith, gender, nationality or any other similar barrier. Whereas in India, the Press Information Bureau (PIB) has encouraging young people for month-long internship program for media and publicity related work for the Yoga day. Srimad Bhagavad Gita, Chapter 5. Karmya Yoga, Text 2 AMandeep

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Arizona Mother takes Facebook to punish her daughter May 25, 2017 17:34

Kids are wonderful, they are small, cute, and not to mention, mischievous. Controlling them can be a big pain in the head sometimes, especially when they are at school. Our children can make us visit again to principal offices, reminding us of our school days, but now the complaints are against our sweet children. It is not that they do everything knowingly, because they are not that mature to differentiate few things, they do it just for fun. But teaching them manners and a right behavior is very important for parents and what this Arizona mother did is totally out of the box to teach her 10-year-old daughter a lesson. The mother turned to social media to teach her daughter that all the mischievousness she does is not acceptable. As the 10-year-old girl was accused of vandalizing a school bathroom. The school sent photographic evidence to the mother - wads of toilet paper stuck to the bathroom ceiling. Since it was the last day of school, the principal did not had any way to punish the girl or call her mother. “I got a call from the principal and was just really disappointed. It’s minor, but still significant to me,” Jeanene Lacasse said. Jeanene jumped on her community’s Facebook page, putting her 10-year-old daughter, Anni, on blast. Jeanene in her post said that her sweet daughter decided to participate in vandalism of school’s girls bathroom and requested any local business wants a 10-year-old volunteer. She also mentioned that she was not against special circumstance child labor. “My Sweet daughter decided to participate in vandalism of school’s girls bathroom on the last day of school making it impossible to be punished at school. If anyone owns a business and needs/wants a 10 year old volunteer, please let met know. I’m not against special circumstance child labor. I cannot monitor her chores all day at home as I am at work to feed and cloth this little brat. TIA. Axe wielding masked man terrorizing kids in Arizona AMandeep

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Sachin: A Billion Dreams Hindi Movie May 25, 2017 10:56

Sachin: A Billion Dreams is an upcoming Bollywood film directed by James Erskine and produced by Ravi Bhagchandka and Carnival Motion Pictures. The film stars Sachin Tendulkar, Arjun Tendulkar, Mayuresh Pem and Mahendra Singh Dhoni in the leading roles.For more previews, stay tuned....

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Rarandoi Veduka Chudham Movie Review, Rating, Story, Cast and Crew May 24, 2017 20:58

Rarandoi Veduka Chuddam is the story of Shiva (Naga Chaitanya) from Vizag who visits a village for his cousin’s marriage. It was during this time he meets Bramaramba (Rakul Preet Singh), a typical and traditional village based girl after which he falls for her. The duo bonds together after Bramaramba shifts to Vizag for her MBA. Rarandoi Veduka Chuddam is all about their families which change their fate and it is all about how Shiva and Bramaramba bring back the happiness by uniting them. Watch the film to know about the rest of the film.

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Sachin: A Billion Dreams Movie Review, Rating, Story, Cast and Crew May 24, 2017 20:52

Sachin: A Billion Dollar Dreams is all about the story of Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar, one of the legends of world cricket who has been worshipped as the God of cricket in India. The film reveals about the hardwork, dedication, disciple and love of Sachin towards cricket. His love story and many unknown facts to the world has been unveiled by Sachin himself which is the biggest surprise the film has. On the whole, Sachin: A Billion Dollar Dreams is all about Sachin Tendulkar and his achievements which made him worship as the God of Cricket. Watch the film to know about his story.

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