For 26 years, celebrity chef Vikas Khanna has been searching for a Muslim family that saved his life during the violent riots of 1992 in Mumbai. And on Monday, 11 June, his search finally ended. In a interview with actor Anupam Kher for Republic TV in 2017, Khanna detailed the events that took place during
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Anthony Bourdain, world-renowned chef, author, and television host, has died at age 61 of an apparent suicide. “It is with extraordinary sadness we can confirm the death of our friend and colleague, Anthony Bourdain,” the network said in a statement Friday morning. “His love of great adventure, new friends, fine food and drink and the
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Thirty-year-old Pranjil Patil lost her vision at the age of six but that did not deter her from beating all odds and achieving her dream. Patil, who hails from Maharashtra, secured the 124th rank in UPSC 2017. And on 28 May, she took charge as the Assistant Collector of Ernakulam district in Kerala, becoming the
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A massive decade-long study of Western Equatorial Africa’s gorillas and chimpanzees,named  “Guns, germs and trees determine density and distribution of gorillas and chimpanzees in Western Equatorial Africa” that appears in the latest edition of the journal Science Advances has uncovered both good news and bad about our nearest relatives. The good news: there are one third more
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Emperor Penguins eat a variety of fish but diminishing sea ice in the warming Antarctic means less fish to eat. The tallest and heaviest of all living penguin species, Emperor Penguin, have a varied menu that changes with the season. Researchers at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) have developed a way to help determine
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Tapanuli Orangutan – the rarest ape species on the planet – could lose its battle for survival, unless decisive steps are taken to rescue it, scientists said. Fewer than 800 members of the species survive, and they are under assault from mega-projects, deforestation, road building, and poaching, according to a study published in the journal Current
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