Exceptionally high tide hits flooded Venice: Officials

Venice was hit by the highest tide in more than 50 years late Tuesday, with tourists wading through flooded streets to seek shelter as a fierce wind whipped up waves in St. Mark’s Square. The exceptionally intense “acqua alta,” or high waters, peaked at 1.87 metres (six feet) as the flood alarm sounded across the
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The new capital of Andhra Pradesh in Amaravati may not be as envisaged by former chief minister Chandrababu Naidu. The trade and industry ministry of Singapore has announced that it has noted the decision of the Andhra Pradesh government to close the Amaravati capital city start-up area project in an order on Monday. In a
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Ayodhya, Nov.13: Devotees visiting the Ram temple site from outside Ayodhya will soon be offered a community meal and also get to taste delicious sweets akin to Patna’s famous ‘Naivaidyam’ laddoos, thanks to an initiative of the Bihar-based Mahavir Mandir Trust. Enthused by the Supreme Court verdict, the secretary of the trust, Kishore Kunal, had
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Tokyo, Nov. 13: The Chennai-Andaman and Nicobar Islands (CANI) submarine cable systems project is expected to be completed by 2020, an official of the Japan-based NEC Corporation, the company implementing the 2,300 km long undersea project, said. A submarine communications cable is a cable laid on the seabed between land-based stations to transmit telecommunication signals
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Washington Around 60 incidents of hate crimes against Sikhs were reported to the US Federal Bureau of Investigation in 2018, making the community the third most commonly targeted religious group after Jews and Muslims in the US, according to an annual report released by the FBI on Tuesday. A total of 7,120 hate crimes were
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Canberra More than 50 homes were damaged or destroyed and 13 firefighters were injured overnight by catastrophic wildfires across Australia”s most populous state before the emergency subsided on Wednesday, officials said. At point on Tuesday, 16 fires raged out of control at emergency level simultaneously across New South Wales, a near record number. There were
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Madurai, Nov 12: Due to the expectations that several lakhs of people will beeline in the queues to have darshan of Lord Ayyappa at Sabarimala, the All India Ayyappa Seva Sangam has made elaborate arrangements to offer their services for the conveniences of the devotees. The temple will be opened on Nov 16th, and the
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New York Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi is being criticised for calling the murder of a Washington Post columnist “a mistake” and comparing it to the death of a pedestrian struck by one of the company”s autonomous vehicles. Khosrowshahi later said he regretted his comments, made during an interview with Axios on HBO. He tweeted Monday
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Chennai A Madras High Court bench has issued notices to the Central and the Tamil Nadu governments over the tourist town of Mamallapuram becoming a “dirty place” again, a month after it was cleaned and spruced for the summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping. Treating the note of Justice N
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New York Boeing on Monday said it expected the 737 MAX airplane, which was grounded after two crashes killed 346 people, to resume flying in January, delaying its return by one month. “In parallel, we are working towards final validation of the updated training requirements, which must occur before the MAX returns to commercial service,
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