Gurnaaz KaurIt’s time to make way for some of the finest folk and fusion music, as Coke Studio is back in India with Coke Studio Bharat. And this time, the music platform is clear it wants to showcase the unique sounds of India that will unite fans. This season of Coke Studio is being curated by award-winning musician Ankur Tewari. He says, “This new season has stories from different regions of India and artistes who tell those stories in the most honest way. Our folk traditions and culture should be spread among youngsters.”There will be around eight to ten songs in the first season that will be celebrating the roots of India.
February 05, 2023 05:42 UTC
Pope Francis has told clergy in South Sudan to raise their voices against injustice, on an unprecedented trip to the war-torn country. On the first full day of his visit, Pope Francis met hundreds of South Sudan's religious leaders at the Cathedral of Saint Therese in the capital Juba. Elsewhere in Juba on Saturday, Archbishop Justin Welby said: "My heart breaks, I can hardly speak, with sorrow for South Sudan." It is Pope Francis' first papal visit to the country. The three Christian leaders are leading a joint prayer on Saturday evening at the mausoleum of John Garang, South Sudan's founding father.
February 05, 2023 01:42 UTC
Mumbai: A new cure to those boring hours of the day, India’s Leading TV GEC Dangal 2 channel launches ‘Professor Pandey Ke Paanch Parivaar’ co-powered by JSW Cement, a power-packed, entertaining & light-hearted family show with refreshing flavours of fun, laughter, wit & love. Professor Pandey Ke Paanch Parivaar is a show that will refresh the flavours of staying in a joint family and will break all the myths that joint families do not go along. Also, I am single and that’s what keeps me going because I prefer taking challenges on-screen (laughing) and I am thankful to the team of Professor Pandey Ke Paanch Parivaar for the faith that they have rested on me. Professor Pandey Ka Paanch Parivaar is a thorough family drama, which will make you laugh, cry, love and most importantly bond with your loved ones a little extra. Hop on with Professor Pandey on his roller-coaster journey with Professor Pandey Ke Paanch Parivaar co-powered by JSW Cement, from 6th February, every Monday to Saturday at 8:30 PM, only on Dangal 2 channel!
February 05, 2023 00:04 UTC
Why schools continue to raise fees every year | TALK OF THE NATIONFor the last two weeks, the matter of excessive tuition costs is high on the minds of many parents, partly because of how the education minister Janet Museveni urged school leaders to be kinder to parents, but also because of the schools' refusal to comply. We asked the question, "why do tuition fees continue to climb each year, in the face of calls by the Ministry." To help us appreciate this we hosted ELIZABETH ATORI - a legal officer at the Initiative for Social and Economic Rights.
February 04, 2023 22:38 UTC
Never miss important updatesHenry Kibe from the patents division of the Kenya Industrial Property Institute (Kipi) confirmed that the seasoned trade unionist had patented the word. "It is true we have patented ‘alaa’ as an intellectual property, but I can’t tell whether it is also illegal for someone to utter it in public," he said. On Wednesday, October 20, 2022, Atwoli clarified that he does not intend to patent the "alaa" phrase as a section of the media had reported. Atwoli's popular phrasesAtwoli has been tickling Kenyans with creative phrases whenever he appears in public rallies and events. TUKO.co.ke listed some of the unionist's popular phrases below;Tusitishwe; Atwoli remarked on October 26, 2020, when he expressed workers unions support for the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI).
February 04, 2023 21:19 UTC
A verification team from the East African Community is about to leave Mogadishu, where they had gone to sniff for signs that Somalia has what it takes to be admitted to the bloc. Somalia, he would argue today, isn’t applying to join the EAC. The EAC was formed as a community of states, but in recent years it makes meaning mostly as a community of nations/peoples. Move freelyHowever, the South Sudanese people move freely in the EAC, play in sporting competitions, and contest in East African innovation competitions. Many borders that saw a period of enlightenment with the opening of one-stop border posts have fallen back into mean, corrupt hells for East African travellers and traders.
February 04, 2023 15:07 UTC
Strength, stamina and resistance training are among areas Team Kenya are working on in preparation for the 2023 World Cross Country Championships set for Bathurst, Australia in a fortnight. To that effect Kirwa said the athletes in camp will not take part in Saturday's Sirikwa Classic World Cross Country Tour at the Lobo Village in Eldoret. Kirwa said he expects a stern test from perennial rivals Ethiopia, Uganda and Eritrea in the one-day championships, insisting that Team Kenya cannot rest on their laurels now that there are other emerging nations in athletics. The team is a blend of youth and experience with former world cross country champions Geoffrey Kamworor and Irene Cheptai among the familiar faces. World 5,000m silver medallist Beatrice Chebet and Africa 1,500m champion Abel Kipsang were the only athletes to be given wild cards.
February 04, 2023 13:52 UTC
Recently, Pepsi and Coke, in a meeting with Pakistan’s finance ministry, assured that they will obtain loans worth around USD 200 million from their parent companies to bring dollars into Pakistan, Dawn reported. The ministry has agreed that their imports of key parts, equipment as well as components for the “concentrate” can only be made through dollars which they will bring into Pakistan. They have also said that the country needs a tax policy that encourages local manufacturing to survive, if not thrive, Dawn reported. It was further highlighted that aerated waters industry was the only one among various water-consuming industries paying “water charges”. (With inputs from PTI)Read all the Latest News, Trending News, Cricket News, Bollywood News,India News and Entertainment News here.
February 04, 2023 09:18 UTC
Narok Senator Ledama Olekina has said Kenya does not need inheritance taxes to manage its economy. We don't need inheritance taxes these were abolished back in the 80s," he said. His remarks come at a time when the tax exemption of the Moi and Kenyatta families has sparked political debates. It doesn't matter even if they sponsor demonstrations so that they don't pay tax. The four argued the section of the Act infringes Article 210 (3) of the Act that compels all state officers to pay taxes.
February 04, 2023 08:34 UTC
Shillong, Feb 3: The state government has started dismantling all illegal coke oven plants in West Khasi Hills. The process started from Thursday night following the direction of the chief secretary after the high court of Meghalaya questioned the delay in taking action. AdvertisementAn official source said on Friday that bull dozers were used to bring down the illegal coke plants. After the court on Thursday asked the chief secretary to be present on Friday during the hearing with the action taken report, the chief secretary was present and a report has been filed. The seriousness of the situation has been explained to the chief secretary, who has assured the court that its orders will be strictly adhered to and necessary directions have been issued.
February 04, 2023 07:17 UTC
But massive green subsidies on offer in the United States -- totalling $370 billion (339 billion euros) -- have unsettled the plans and sent European policymakers scrambling to find a response. Solar panel makers, such as Italy's 3Sun and Meyer Burger from Switzerland have already announced the expansion or installation of new projects in the United States. Officials have floated the possibility of creating a new EU fund to back green industries, but the idea has already been strongly opposed by some member states. "Starting a large-scale and excessive subsidy competition with the United States is not government policy," German Finance Minister Christian Lindner said at the end of January. Similarly, German industry is hoping for a response but has warned against the risks of a trade confrontation with the United States.
February 04, 2023 05:49 UTC
A proposed lucrative sponsorship deal between South Africa and a top English football club that sparked a two-day firestorm will not be backed by President Cyril Ramaphosa, his spokesman said Friday. Plans by South Africa's tourism agency to sponsor Tottenham Hotspur were unveiled this week -- at a time when record power cuts have wreaked havoc on Africa's most industrialised nation and citizens battle rising food and fuel costs. Plans for the sponsorship, said to be worth almost one-billion-rand ($58 million), were first reported by South African newspaper the Daily Maverick. The report this week caused uproar in the blackout-ridden country, with many arguing the money would be better spent elsewhere. Under the plan, SA Tourism branding would appear on the high-flying Premier League side's kit.
February 04, 2023 04:22 UTC
However, Coach Klein suggests visualizing people who made him angry. After another loss or two, the Mud Dogs’ fortunes finally turn. Coach Klein telling the story about how Red scared him into giving up his playbook. Performing Bobby’s waterboy duties, Vicky tells Lynn Swann the final will be Mud Dogs 30-27. Mr. Coach Klein knows this, so he calls a Halfback Option QB Throwback pass with Bobby at halfback.
February 04, 2023 03:42 UTC
Add an ACC offer to Elias Coke’s growing list of college opportunities. The Harrisburg freshman receiver said this week that Virginia Tech is the latest school to join the mix for his services. He also claims offer from Michigan State, Boston College, Syracuse, West Virginia, Akron and Toledo. The 6-foot-2, 190 pounder caught 25 passes for 412 yards and six touchdowns last season. -- Follow Brian Linder on Twitter @SportsByBLinder
February 04, 2023 03:07 UTC
The Prime Minister says Vladimir Putin is “completely deluded” to compare his invasion of Ukraine with Russia’s defence against Nazi Germany in World War II. Vladimir Putin made the comments in a speech celebrating the 80th anniversary of the Soviet victory over the Nazis at Stalingrad, now known as Volgograd, in World War Two to take a jab at Germany. Anthony Albanese says Putin’s invasion of the sovereign nation of Ukraine a year ago was illegal and premeditated. Camera Icon Prime Minister Anthony Albanese met with state and territory leaders in Canberra on Friday morning. Asked about the matter, the Prime Minister said he’s open to further support, but noted the support provided already has been substantial.
February 04, 2023 02:05 UTC