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Are birds like humans?

As we learn about our feathered friends, their feats of language, memory and even artistic appreciation raise questions about how different we really are. At the end of each day, as Irene Pepperberg placed her parrot Alex back into his cage, he would bid her goodnight: “You be good, see you tomorrow. I love you.” […]

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Many European countries are toughening curbs. The state of emergency announced by the Czech Republic allows the government to order restrictions on public life. Authorities there ordered bars and clubs to close down at 10 p.m., banned Christmas markets and capped attendance at cultural and sports events at 1,000 people.  Slovakia’s two-week lockdown from Thursday […]

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Should we all be hermits?

For 40 years Ken Smith has lived without electricity in a hand-made log cabin in the Scottish Highlands. Finally his secret is out. The Scottish Highlands are one of the most remote places. It might seem like no human being could scrape a living from the hard land and the deep lakes. But if you […]

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England Rejoice while Scotland’s Out

Is football better than Homer? Even the Greek poet’s famed, epic tales of the Trojan War struggle to compete with the lively, pulsating thrills of contests like the European Championship. Let’s take a look at this week’s matches-  England finish first, Scotland eliminated A Raheem Sterling goal in the first half was enough for England […]

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Should junk food advertising be banned from sport?

 Today, Christiano Ronaldo is emerging as the star player of this year’s Euros. But it is his actions of the pitch that are making headlines. The Portugal captain inadvertently caused a worldwide stir for turning his nose up at the popular soft drink in front of the media. Cristiano Ronaldo’s disdain for Coca-Cola has been […]

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Movie Review: Luca Disney

Parents need to know that Luca is Pixar’s film about two sea creatures who leave their watery homes to discover the wonders of the surface in a small village on the Italian Riviera. It’s a sweet coming-of-age story about courage, curiosity, and friendship – specifically, that of Luca (voiced by Wonder’s Jacob Tremblay) and Alberto […]

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Father’s Day: Controversy and Commercialism

Origins of Father’s Day Father’s Day is celebrated worldwide to recognize the contribution that fathers and father figures make to the lives of their children. This day celebrates fatherhood and male parenting. Although it is celebrated on a variety of dates worldwide, many countries observe this day on the third Sunday in June. So, what’s […]

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Government Guidelines for Covid Management in Kids

The Centre has issued comprehensive guidelines for management of Coronavirus disease (Covid-19) among children that prohibit use of antiviral drug remdesivir, suggest an HRCT scan only if symptoms aggravate, and recommend only basic anti-fever medicines and throat smoothening agents for mildly symptomatic cases.. For asymptomatic cases under home isolation The guidelines recommend infants and younger […]

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G7 Summit and Rewriting rules of diplomacy under Joe Biden

The summit is an annual event which brings together heads of state from seven of the world’s largest so-called advanced economies, including Canada, France, Japan and the United States. The event is used to discuss some of the biggest issues facing these countries, with climate change and coronavirus set to be hot on this year’s […]

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EURO 2021

The 2021 Euros were originally supposed to be the 2020 Euros, but the coronavirus pandemic forced the world’s second biggest international competition to be postponed by a year. Now the best clubs in Europe will head to 11 different host cities across the continent starting on Friday with dreams of lifting the trophy and becoming […]