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All Clear by Connie Willis

 

4 out of 5 stars

I think I finally found a science fiction book that my history-loving mother would like.

It is 2060 in Oxford. Time travel is begin used by historians to observe and document key events in human history (though some are so critical time travellers are not allowed near). 437 more words

Science Fiction

Indian Embassy in Yemen shifted to Djibouti

India’s approach in evacuation process has been guided by the spirit of ‘vasudhaiva kutumbakam’ (the whole world is one), Ms. Swaraj said.

In view of the worsening situation in Yemen’s capital Sana’a, India has shifted its embassy to Djibouti, adjoining the war-torn country, after the “successful” conclusion of the process to evacuate its nationals, government informed the Lok Sabha on Monday. 406 more words

NATIONAL

Imber Village

The sun still shines but I find myself sparing thoughts for village folk.

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Monsters

‘There’s no such thing as monsters, Mickey,’ said Mrs Jennings as she crossed the room and checked the black-out curtain. Mickey had asked her to leave the door open; the dark of the country nights made him fearful and one of the other kids had told him that a beast lived in the woods, that they’d seen it stalking at dusk with red eyes glinting. 2,074 more words

Stories

Fukushima cleanup fails to convince as just 10 to 20% of evacuees seek return

February 25, 2015

Less than one-fifth of evacuees from the Fukushima nuclear disaster say they want to return to their homes, despite government efforts to speed up reconstruction in areas with lower radiation levels. 354 more words

Japan

Fukushima cleanup fails to convince as just 10 to 20% of evacuees seek return

February 25, 2015

Less than one-fifth of evacuees from the Fukushima nuclear disaster say they want to return to their homes, despite government efforts to speed up reconstruction in areas with lower radiation levels. 354 more words

Japan

Evacuated to Canada

Marion Cropley was one of the thousands of British children evacuated during the Second World War. Her wartime experiences are unusual because she spent the war in Canada, and kept a diary recording her life there. 479 more words

Events