Author: Michele Damron

MUMBAI: India’s wheat export ban has trapped some 1.8 million tonnes of grain at ports, leaving traders facing heavy losses from the prospect of selling onto a weaker domestic market, four dealers told Reuters. New Delhi banned wheat exports on Saturday, just days after saying it was targeting record shipments of 10 million tonnes this year, as a scorching heat wave curtailed output and domestic prices hit a record high. Only exports backed by letters of credit (LCs), or payment guarantees, issued before May 13 can proceed before the ban takes effect, India has said. But of the around 2.2…

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Decentralized Finance (DeFi) application PancakeSwap has released a governance proposal that details several goals of its native token, CAKE. It garnered a 98.8% majority across 11 million votes in a voting window of a 24-hour period, while opposition accounted for a mere 131K participants. The second iteration of PancakeSwap’s tokenomics roadmap imposes a maximum supply cap of 750 million for the CAKE token. The proposal, which received overwhelming support from the participants, stated that “a max supply cap, and also incentives for an even smaller effective circulating supply better reflect the value, community, and sustainability” of the application. “We propose…

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The State of the Bible 2022 released its findings recently, revealing that about 40 percent of Generation Z believe that Jesus was a human and sinned like other humans when he lived on earth.About 37 percent of Generation X said the same, and 35 percent of both millennials and boomers agreed. The elderly polled in the study had the lowest numbers, with 26 percent believing Jesus sinned, Kentucky Today reports.In its 12th year of the report, the American Bible Study asks Americans about their opinions and practices relating to the Bible.“The annual State of the Bible research is a remarkable…

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Image source, GoogleImage caption, The woman was found dead after officers and paramedics were called to Cheyne Walk, the Met saidA woman and her three dogs have died after being hit by a car in London.The Metropolitan Police said officers and paramedics were called to Cheyne Walk in Chelsea at about 06:20 BST.A 41-year-old woman was found dead at the scene and three golden retrievers “died as a result of injuries suffered in the collision”, the force said.A 26-year-old man who was driving an Audi involved in the incident has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.A…

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North Korea on Thursday admitted that the coronavirus pandemic has breached its border lockdown and declared “the gravest national emergency.”North Korea is one of only two countries in the world without COVID-19 vaccines because it has so far claimed to be free of the disease. The other is Eritrea. Thursday’s announcement raises concerns that the virus is running rampant among its unvaccinated population, especially since the crackpot country has only the most rudimentary healthcare system.State media claimed the first case was only detected on May 8.…

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The Miami International Autodrome, a temporary facility looping around the Miami Dolphins’ Hard Rock Stadium, featured a varied mix of medium to high speed corners, a long straight and a very tight section underneath a turnpike. The 5.41km layout did not produce a great show, which is partly attributed to the surface’s lack of grip off the racing line. Nevertheless, it generally drew modest praise from the drivers, who just singled out the bumpy Turn 14-15 chicane as area for improvement. Ahead of the race the Sector 2 combination was called a Mickey Mouse or Formula E chicane, and afterwards…

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Acting requires a lot of work, including the emotional kind. Sometimes, actors don’t just remember lines, but actually act the way they really feel. And at times, they can get into their characters so deeply that they need time to recover from the emotions they experienced.At Bright Side, we found the movies where actors experienced true emotions. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1In the scene where Peeta is shown on TV and Katniss almost cries seeing him, her emotions were sincere. The fact is that Jennifer Lawrence and Josh Hutcherson, who played Katniss and Peeta, became good friends during the filming of the franchise. In The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1, they had very few…

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A man drives a motorcycle on Khao San Road on April 11, 2022. (Photo: Arnun Chonmahatrakool) Businesses on Khao San Road are surging back to life as more foreign visitors are returning after the cancellation of the Test & Go entry scheme.Sa-nga Ruangwatthanakul, president of the association of business operators in the backpacker haven said on Saturday that businesses in the area have been revitalised. ”Even though tourist numbers may not be as high as before, business operators can still earn about 5 million baht a day on weekdays, and up to 10 million baht a day on weekends,” he said,…

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1/5 Zandon gallops on the track during morning workout ahead of the 148th Kentucky Derby on Monday at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky. Photo by John Sommers II/UPI | License Photo MIAMI, May 6 (UPI) — This weekend’s TV schedule will be filled with major events, including the NBA and NHL playoffs, Formula 1’s new Miami Grand Prix and the 2022 Kentucky Derby, the first leg of horse racing’s Triple Crown. Dozens of regular-season MLB, NHL and domestic soccer league games will air alongside the major broadcasts from Friday through Sunday. Two UFC title fights in Phoenix and a men’s…

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Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen on Thursday said her country will overtake Korea in terms of per capita GDP this year for the first time in 19 years. In a meeting of her Democratic Progressive Party’s steering committee on Wednesday, Tsai, who is also the chief of the ruling party, said the International Monetary Fund projects that her country’s per capita GDP will amount to US$36,050 this year, according to Taiwanese media. Tsai said this would be the first time since 2003 that Taiwan is ahead of…

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