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Thumri Queen Girija Devi passes away

Thumri Queen Girija Devi passes away

Describing the death of Girija Devi as a "great loss to the music world", West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee expressed her grief. Although she is popular as a Benaras and Seniya Gharana singer, Girija Devi is known for not sticking to a particular style.


Rituvals you should know on Chhath Puja and why it is celebrated

Rituvals you should know on Chhath Puja and why it is celebrated

The puja is conducted for a period of 4 days and observers keep vrat (fast) for this period. People buying Sugar Canes in a market for upcoming " Chhath Puja ". The second day is known as Kharna , nirjala fast (fast without food and water) is observed from sunrise to sunset. After consuming the offering, they fast for 36 hours without water.


How Children Of Color Fare In Texas; Addressing College Hunger

How Children Of Color Fare In Texas; Addressing College Hunger

Wolfe Naimark said immigration-enforcement policies have contributed to instability and toxic stress for children and their families, which can have long-lasting impacts. "It's making sure every child has a path to opportunity". About 105,000 children in SC live in immigrant families, according to the report. One bright spot? Louisiana has a relatively high rate of kids enrolled in an early children education when compared with other states.


Trump, Corker rivalry reignites with Tweetstorm of jabs

Trump, Corker rivalry reignites with Tweetstorm of jabs

Donald Trump has got involved in another spat with one of his party's senators, this time over tax cuts. On Monday, Trump ruled out changes to popular 401 (k) retirement plans to help pay for the tax cut. He's fired!'" Trump said during the speech . All this was before Trump was scheduled to join Republican lawmakers for lunch. "Put this Twitter dispute aside".


Police seek suspect in Vaughan convenience store robbery

Police seek suspect in Vaughan convenience store robbery

The Council Bluffs Police Department said officers responded to a residence near 10th Street and Second Avenue at about 10:15 p.m. Just after fleeing, he stole a black Miele electric bike from someone on the trail. The suspect is described as a black male, approximately six-feet, five-inches tall with a heavy build. He has a written tattoo on the back part of his neck.


Firm behind Trump dossier challenges House subpoena

Firm behind Trump dossier challenges House subpoena

Perkins Coie's involvement in paying for the research was first reported by the Washington Post on Tuesday. Former British spy Christopher Steele did this work for Fusion, and authored what became known as the Steele Dossier, which contained salacious (and uncorroborated) political financial, and sexual allegations about Trump and his top associates.