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Ligue 1 matches postponed due to French Yellow Vest crisis

Paris, Dec 12 (IANS) France’s top tier football league announced on Wednesday the postponement of two games of Ligue 1 at the request of regional authorities due to the Yellow Vest political crisis sweeping across the western European country. The matches of Nantes-Montpellier and Nice-Saint Etienne, scheduled to be held[Read More…]

Families urge Myanmar to release journalists (Lead)

Yangon, Dec 12 (IANS) Families, friends and colleagues of two Reuters journalists, imprisoned in Myanmar, on Wednesday called for their immediate release one year on from their arrest. Reuters reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were on Tuesday honoured among other persecuted or killed journalists as “Time magazine’s Person[Read More…]

Rain lowers temperature in Punjab, Haryana

Chandigarh, Dec 12 (IANS) Maximum temperatures across Punjab and Haryana dipped on Wednesday following light rain in some parts of both states and snowfall in the neighbouring Himachal Pradesh. Chandigarh and its surrounding areas experienced light rainfall since early Wednesday. The rains continued intermittently through the day. The maximum temperature[Read More…]

Railways sanction Rs 3,700 crore for CCTVs

New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) The government on Wednesday said the railways had sanctioned Rs 3,771 crore to set up CCTV cameras at railways stations and train coaches to enhance safety and security of passengers. “The project of installing CCTV (close circuit television) cameras at 8,244 railway stations and in[Read More…]

Your eyes may signal your mental stress level

New York, Dec 12 (IANS) With demands of work productivity shooting up stress levels, researchers have discovered that a person’s eyes may offer a solution. The study showed that the pupil dilation — widening of the pupils of the eyes — could be used to indicate levels of stress of[Read More…]

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