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On World Tourism Day, President Launches 'Adopt a Heritage' Project

On World Tourism Day, President Launches 'Adopt a Heritage' Project

Kerala Tourism also got the third prize for the best State for "comprehensive development of tourism" and the award for the "best civic management of a tourist destination category" "C" was bagged by Sarovaram Biopark in Kozhikode. "The tourism industry can contribute significantly in generating permanent employment opportunities and eliminating poverty". Alphons Kannanthanam, Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Tourism, pointed out India's improved Tourism Competitive Index ...


A Reminder of What Colin Kaepernick's #TakeAKnee Protest Is Actually About

A Reminder of What Colin Kaepernick's #TakeAKnee Protest Is Actually About

The President has tweeted about the topic more than a dozen times and has made several public statements about the protests , saying those who take a knee are disrespecting the flag and the country. Other players and coaches indicated that their teams would discuss as a group how they want to proceed next weekend during the anthem. In a statement, CBS Sports said its overall National Football League game coverage on Sunday increased by 4% from the same week in 2016.


Indian Air Force aircraft crashes in Telangana

Indian Air Force aircraft crashes in Telangana

Television images show flames rising from the wreckage of crashed aircraft lying on ground in vegetation. "Following pilot ejected from the aircraft, he contacted IAF officials informing them about the crash", a police official said. The pilot of the aircraft is safe, Rachakonda Police Commissioner Mahesh M Bhagwat told PTI. The two-pilot aircraft was, however, being flown by a flight cadet at the time of the accident.


California releases annual test scores - stagnant results after earlier gains

California releases annual test scores - stagnant results after earlier gains

Note: Results of the California Alternate Assessments, given to some special-education students, and of state science exams will not be posted until later this year. In 2015, 45 percent of 11th-grade Latino students met those standards, and in 2017, that rose to 52 percent. Statewide, 49 percent of students were proficient in ELA and 38 percent were proficient in math .



Windstream Holdings Inc (WIN) Bonds Trading 3.6% Higher

The shares were bought at an average cost of $1.97 per share, for a total transaction of $50,000.57. Windstream Holdings, Inc. has had 6 insider trades in the last 3 months, including 6 open market buys and 0 sells. In the transaction dated August 08, 2017, the great number of shares acquired came courtesy the Director; Wells Alan L added a total of 68,000 shares at an average price of $2.1, amounting to approximately $142,800.