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'Micro' tremors felt in B'luru, neighbouring districts

'Micro' tremors felt in B'luru, neighbouring districts

At the start of the month, the movement of a lineament (a small fault in the geological landscape) at Chitradurga-Tumakuru district border had caused a minor natural disaster measuring 2 on the Richter Scale. The Residents and people of those areas took the issue to the social networking sites and discussed their experiences with fear. Confirming the tremors, G.S.


Google Earth gets revival with tools for exploration

Google Earth gets revival with tools for exploration

With the new Google Earth , users can also take guided, interactive tours led by scientists, documentarians and other experts in order to discover the wonders of the world. The BBC said users can embark upon curated journeys, with filmed insights from its wildlife producers, imagery and clips from series including Life Story , Africa and Planet Earth II .



Unemployment hits record low in Oregon

OR hasn't had an unemployment rate this low since the state began keeping records in 1976. That's a lot slower than February, when OR employers added 7,600 jobs, according to revised figures. Unemployment was at 4.5 percent in March 2016. This was the lowest unemployment rate since comparable records began in 1976. Three industries added at least 1,000 jobs: professional and business services (+1,700 jobs), government (+1,600), and manufacturing (+1,000).


Blumenthal proposes airline passenger Bill of Rights

Blumenthal proposes airline passenger Bill of Rights

Many people called for boycotting United Airlines during their public relations nightmare last week, but a recent poll shows why those calls are unlikely to become reality. Delta Airlines has reportedly authorised employees to give up to $10,000 in compensation to those on overbooked flights who give up their seats. United CEO Oscar Munoz keeps apologizing, but the cell phone videos of Dao's removal - he is 69, by the way - keep playing.



Family of slain Cleveland man

Pennsylvania State Police say Stephens "was spotted just after 11 a.m. this morning by an alert citizen near the intersection of Buffalo Road and Downing Avenue in Erie County, Pennsylvania, which is less than two miles from PSP Troop E headquarters".


Hindi may be made compulsory till class X in CBSE schools, KVs

Hindi may be made compulsory till class X in CBSE schools, KVs

The Ministry of Human Resources and Development has also been instructed to form a concomitant policy in consultation with the states to make Hindi compulsory in these schools. The decision comes six years after the committee made 117 recommendations on how to make Hindi more popular and extensive Centre-state deliberations on the matter.