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Medieval charm to keep your bees safe 

If you use straw skeps to house your bees, you probably find the swarm process (during which the bees move to a different skep so that you may collect their honey and wasp - see picture) to be a highly stressful one.

Not to worry! An 11th-century manuscript, most probably written in Winchester, provides us with a handy charm to protect bees from getting lost, being attacked, or even being stolen.

India ranks 129 in the Human Development Index - HDR 2019 report

The 2019 Human Development Report (HDR), entitled “Beyond income, beyond averages, beyond today: inequalities in human development in the 21st Century,” released today finds that
"inequality is not beyond solutions"

hdr.undp.org/en/2019-report/do

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Loved this ad featuring Internet Connectivity improvements in Kerala. (Got via @CMOKerala )

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You know you've failed as a society when every single day, you look at the news and go "Thank God she was only raped and nothing else"

Photos: When Cuban revolutionary Che Guevara visited India-
Images from the government archives of the iconic leader's 1959 trip to India

scroll.in/article/692525/photo

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**Sudan repeals public order act used to regulate women's behavior: minister**

"Sudan on Thursday repealed a law used under former President Omar al-Bashir to regulate women's dress and behavior and punish those found to contravene it with flogging, Justice Minister Nasredeen Abdelbar…"

reuters.com/article/us-sudan-p

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Jairam Ramesh's compelling biography of one of India's most controversial and consequential public figures - V.K. Krishna Menon.
Excited to read this book of the year. bit.ly/ChequeredBrilliance

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**Japan's Nakasone hobnobbed with Reagan, pursued reforms, aimed to alter constitution**

"TOKYO Reuters - Yasuhiro Nakasone, one of Japan's longest reigning premiers and known for his friendship with Ronald Reagan, has died at the age of 101, a top ruling party official s…"

reuters.com/article/us-japan-n

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Jairam Ramesh's compelling biography of one of India's most controversial and consequential public figures - V.K. Krishna Menon.
Excited to read this book of the year. bit.ly/ChequeredBrilliance

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Kerala government approved an ambitious 250 crore project for community development, livelihoods and enterprise development by @KudumbashreeWeb as part of the Rebuild Kerala Development Plan
toi.in/tfhLXZ/a24gj via @timesofindia @Vishsai

Rebuild Kerala Initiative to connect with people

Giving further impetus to Rebuild Kerala Initiative, the state government is planning a campaign on the lines of the People’s Plan programme
@jamewils
@mallucomrade newindianexpress.com/states/ke

Mikhail Gorbachev , the Soviet Union and Pizza Hut !

Heliogen, a clean energy company backed by Bill Gates, reports that it has achieved a breakthrough in energy production using and a field of mirrors to reflect so much sunlight that it generates extreme heat
edition.cnn.com/2019/11/19/bus

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