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Tourism Tax greed or need

You're looking forward to that trip abroad. You've carefully planned your budget and saved enough money. You got your manager's approval before taking the much-needed time off from work. But then the government abruptly puts a wrench in the plan. They made the decision to charge visitors a premium. They inform you that you must pay an additional sum of money for each day you stay in the nation. Consider it a tourism tax.

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Suspension of visa services in Canada stirs panic in Punjab

As India suspended visa services in Canada on September 21, anxiety has gripped people in Punjab, especially students who aspire to go to Canada. Political parties have also aired their concerns.

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Has India Changed Its Name? A G20 Invite Raises Eyebrows.

As India prepares to host the Group of 20 summit this week, the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi raised eyebrows after an official invitation sent on behalf of the president used a different name for the country: Bharat.

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Labour govt. would invest ...

Party leader denied accusations that his planned health reforms were not funded UK politics live – latest updates. Keir Starmer has signalled that a Labour government would pump more funding into the NHS in England as he outlined his plans to m…

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Samsung details availability of important Galaxy Watch health feature

Samsung's Health Monitor app already allows you to check your heart rate and ECG (with compatible Galaxy Watches). The company is now adding a new feature to detect Atrial Fibrillation (AFib).

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Ostrzał przy granicy Rosji. Legioniści opublikowali apel

Legion "Wolność Rosji" opublikował nagranie, z którego wynika, że jej żołnierze nadal mogą przebywać w obwodzie biełgorodzkim w Rosji. W komunikacie zaoferowali mieszkańcom przygranicznych miejscowości, gdzie wciąż trwa ostrzał, ewakuację w głąb Ukrainy.

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Oto przenośny zestaw do sterylnych operacji. Już dziś pomaga na Ukrainie

SurgiBox został zaprojektowany do ratowania ofiar kataklizmów i klęsk żywiołowych. Teraz znajduje zastosowanie także na wojnie. The post Oto przenośny zestaw do sterylnych operacji. Już dziś pomaga na Ukrainie appeared first on AntyWeb.

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Crypto payments can now be traced like bank transfers under new EU law

The EU Parliament agreed last week on the world’s first comprehensive set of rules to regulate the transfer of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, as it looks to crack down on money laundering and illegal transfers in the bloc. From 2024, all crypto transfers, reg…

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10 ways tech can make your vacation a whole lot better

With summer travel plans already in the works, Kurt "Cyberguy" Knutsson highlights his top tips to make your trip is as tech and travel-friendly as possible.

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'South of Midnight' is a Southern Gothic monster adventure from Compulsion Games

Compulsion Games is back with a new project called South of Midnight, a third-person action adventure set in an original world of magic, monsters and giant, blues-playing skeletons. The game's debut trailer is a cinematic snippet introducing the protagonist, …

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Delta Airlines expects Memorial Day travel to exceed pre-pandemic demand, flying 560,000 passengers a day

The federal holiday kicks off the summer travel period. Last year, airlines struggled to deal with chaos as demand recovered from the pandemic.

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The mother-daughter duo behind the thrift store Buffalo Exchange explains how they built a $103 million company from used clothes

The secondhand market is expected to double in size, reaching $77 billion by 2025, but Buffalo Exchange is already ahead of the trend.

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British Vogue editor-in-chief Edward Enninful promoted to new role

After six years at the helm, Enninful is poised to take on new global role at Condé Nast next yearIt’s one of the most coveted jobs in fashion. But, six years after being named editor-in-chief of British Vogue, Edward Enninful is stepping down from the positi…

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Milan men’s fashion week spring/summer 2024: the highlights – in pictures

From green alien slime and sofa-inspired sweaters, to student scholarships and circular linen, the mood in Milan was as playful as it was mindful Continue reading...

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Court couture: why tennis fashion owes it all the Suzanne Lenglen

In the 1920s, the French player was the biggest sports star in the world, although she did more than win a few titles – she revolutionised women’s fashion. Surely she can’t be blamed for athleisure?Before the French tennis star Suzanne Lenglen boarded an ocea…

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Succession finale’s most talked-about fashion item is £11 Walmart T-shirt

Choice of baby blue child’s top for Kieran Culkin’s character Roman Roy unlikely to have been accidental<ul><li>Warning: contains spoilers</li></ul>After all the £2,400 baseball caps and £5,250 leather jackets, who was expecting the fashion item to cause the …

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Householders to receive money off bills for going green under Labour plans

As set out by Ed Miliband, GB Energy’s renewable energy projects will create jobs, tackle energy bills and directly benefit local peoplePeople across the UK will receive cost of living discounts – such as reductions on their council tax – if their cities, tow…

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Scientists Successfully Transmit Space-Based Solar Power to Earth for the First Time

The California Institute of Technology has big news for space-based power. Researchers at the university have reportedly beamed solar power from space to Earth without a single wire—and they say it’s a first.Read more...

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Biden and McCarthy reach a deal to avoid default. Here's what's in it

While the bill raises the debt ceiling, it also affects a wide range of people by limiting spending and changing guidelines around food stamps and student loans.

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No point in food price measures without targeting small stores, Which? warns

Consumer group tells chancellor ‘blanket approach’ will not address poor households’ access to affordable foodUK ministers’ efforts to reduce soaring food shopping bills “won’t touch the sides” without measures to make small grocery stores more affordable for…

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Static buildup: Hull’s caravan makers enjoy a British holiday boom

Hull has a strong claim to being the centre of the UK mobile home industry, but while the pandemic boosted sales, there are now fears of a glutWhen the David Attenborough nature series Wild Isles was documenting the UK and Ireland’s coastal beauty, Peter Munk…

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The astonishing underground sounds from the largest organism on Earth, and how they could help soothe your stress away

Pando consists of 40,000 trees that span over 100 acres. An artist recorded the soothing rumble of what its giant root system sounds like in the rain.

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Almost 400 species discovered in Greater Mekong region – in pictures

Two hundred and ninety plants, 20 fishes, 24 amphibians, 46 reptiles and one mammal were among newly discovered in one of Asia’s biodiversity hotspots in 2021 and 2022. Many are already under threat of extinction from habitat loss, deforestation and the illeg…

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‘The Talos Principle 2’ brings mind-bending puzzles to a new generation

Sony revealed The Talos Principle 2 at its PlayStation Games Showcase today. The sequel to the 2015 first-person puzzler promises a greatly expanded scope with “more mind-bending puzzles to solve, more surreal environments to explore, more secrets to uncover,…

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Trailer for "Our Planet II," the second season of David Attenborough's remarkable nature show

The second season of Netflix's remarkable series Our Planet will be released tomorrow. You can watch the trailer below. The first season was an absolutely amazing documentary, that not only dazzled with shots of animals that you couldn't believe…

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Palantir CEO Rejects Calls to Pause AI Development

Palantir CEO Alex Karp has rejected calls to pause the development of artificial intelligence, stating that it is important to continue advancing the technology and that those calling for a pause have "no products."

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Indefinite jail terms are state-sanctioned cruelty | Letters

Readers respond to George Monbiot’s article about imprisonment for public protection, which has left hundreds of prisoners languishing in jails with little hope of releaseGeorge Monbiot (The law is gone but they are still in jail: who will free Britain’s most…

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AI poses ‘risk of extinction,’ warn European tech luminaries

Some of Europe’s top technologists today joined a global group of IT luminaries in warning that AI could lead to extinction. At just 22 words long, their statement is short and stark: “Mitigating the risk of extinction from AI should be a global priority alon…

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No, Succession’s antiheroes don’t have hidden depths: that’s what makes it so compelling | Sarah Manvis

In a TV landscape offering only the worst of humanity or the syrupy best of it, I know which I’d chooseIn debates over who is the least competent sibling, arguments for which actor’s performance is best and theories around how it’s all going to end, one quest…

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The Race Is On to Crack an Artist’s ‘Test’ Signal From Aliens

A Sign in Space encourages the public to imagine what a real message from extraterrestrials might be like—and figure out how to interpret it.

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