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Monthly Archives: February 2015

The good people of Ireland’s County Kerry call their land “The Kingdom,” and if that’s so, then the Lakes of Killarney must be the Crown Jewels. Killarneys lovely lakes have long been immortalized in song and story for their breathtaking...

By Michael Quane on Feb 27th, 2015

Reggae’s greatest ambassador, a Jamaican national hero and one of the biggest icons of the 20th century, would have been 70 this year and as part of the year-long celebrations to commemorate this fact, Easy Skanking in Boston ’78 was released...

By Adrian Peel on Feb 25th, 2015

From Qazigund it took around 2 hours to be in Srinagar. In doing so we travelled through some idyllic country in the Valley. The green fields were bathed in brilliant morning sunshine with distant blue hills in the background made the whole...

By Proloy Bagchi on Feb 15th, 2015

Last night’s concert at Texas Tech University was a montage of sounds and ensembles ranging from a Romantic symphony to a Mariachi band.  The evening began with the Texas Tech University Symphonic Wind Ensemble performing ‘Sinfonia#3 “La Salsa,” I. Tumbao’ with a dance-like beat.   The instrumental ensemble was followed by the Texas Tech...

The popular music group from Los Angeles, California  Maroon 5 is coming to Texas in February. along with Magic!, and Rozzi Krane.   They will be in Dallas, Texas on February 16, 2015, and in Houston on February 17, 2015 as a part of their World Tour. Read more →...

Britain has appointed A New Zealand judge to lead an inquiry into historic child sex abuse allegations. High Court  Judge Lowell Goddard was chosen from 150 candidates because she has no connections to the British establishment. The problem in Britain is so widespread that it proved difficult to find a suitable senior judge in the country without links...

A lot of cheer has been brought to tiger and wildlife lovers by the latest Tiger Census conducted in late 2014. There seems to have been a revival in its numbers after the dismal count of 2006 when it had registered 1411 tigers. A marginal increase to 1706 was registered in 2011. In 2014, however, the growth was robust of around 30 per cent taking the...

In the summer of 1957 my father suddenly decided to take a trip to Kashmir. My (late) second brother was posted there and, more importantly, he had s spacious house. My mother was very excited and naturally so. She had not stirred out of Gwalior since father relocated there in 1935. For all of 22 years, she stayed cooped up in that small town. Read...

In the wake of another damming report the South African Police Service (SAPS) is spending R25 million on external communications companies in a bid to polish the image of the force and that of national commissioner Riah Phiyega. Read more →...

Orlando Luis Rivas Páucar, went from being a confidant of a security company responsible for transferring securities and money, to be one of the most wanted persons of Peru. Read more →...