1520: Martin Luther publicly burns the Papal Bull excommunicating him from Roman Catholic Church. 1845: The first pneumatic tyres are patented by British civil engineer Robert Thompson. 1859: Northern NSW is proclaimed as separate colony under the name Queensland. 1868: The world’s first traffic lights begin operation off London’s Parliament Square. 1878: Ned Kelly gang robs bank at Euroa, Victoria, of 2000 pounds. 1896: Alfred Nobel, Swedish industrialist and inventor of dynamite, dies. He used his wealth to found the Nobel prizes. 1902: The original Aswan Dam, built by the British to control the Nile floods, is completed. 1919: Brothers Captain Ross Smith and Lieutenant Keith Smith arrive in Darwin after flying from England to win a prize of 10,000 pounds offered by the Australian government for the first flight by Australians from England to Australia. Brothers Sir Ross and Sir Keith Smith.Source:Supplied 1936: King Edward VIII of Britain abdicates with the intention … [Read more...] about Today in history, December 10: King Edward VIII abdicates throne
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U.S. Sen. Edward M. Kennedy’s Oldsmobile sedan veered off a narrow bridge on Chappaquiddick Island, an extension of the resort island of Martha’s Vineyard off the Massachusetts coast, and plunged into a moonlit pond 50 years ago Thursday. His passenger, 28-year-old Mary Jo Kopechne, drowned. Kennedy, 37, survived, but his presidential ambitions did not. The Massachusetts Democrat waited 10 hours to report the accident to police, and the “whys?” dogged him for the rest of his days. Half a century later, what did and didn’t happen on Chappaquiddick Island on July 18, 1969, continues to fascinate and frustrate America. It comes in the same week as the 20th anniversary of the death of John F Kennedy Junior, who died in a private plane crash along with Carolyn Bessette, reigniting public interest in the family dubbed ‘America’s royals’. “Every time there’s an anniversary, it’s like it happened yesterday,” Leslie Leland, … [Read more...] about ‘Justice wasn’t served’: Kennedy Chappaquiddick saga looms large in America 50 years on
Alliance Air, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Air India, flagged-off its first flight operations between the capital city of Assam, Guwahati to Dimapur, the largest city of Nagaland, to the capital city of Manipur, Imphal, making it the 236route under the Regional Connectivity Scheme - UdeDeshKaAamNagrik, RCS-UDAN, under the Government of India. The inaugural event was attended by Biren Singh, Chief Minister of Manipur, LosiiDikho, Minister (PHED) Govt of Manipur, Sapam Ranjan Singh, Chairman, Tourism Corporation of Manipur Ltd and other dignitaries from Air India and Air Alliance. Flight services from Dimapur to Imphal was a long pending demand from the region. The Civil Aviation Minister, Hardeep Singh Puri had given assurance for the commencement of flight operations in the region during his meeting with the Nagaland Governor, RN Ravi on August 27, 2019, in New Delhi. This marks another step by the Ministry of Civil Aviation to establish a strong air network in North East India. Till … [Read more...] about Alliance Air Launches Flight from Guwahati to Dimapur Under UDAN-RCS
Jammu and Kashmir: Heavy fog engulfed Kashmir valley on Monday (December 9), disrupting all flight operations as well as normal life in the newly-formed Union Territory. Seeing the adverse weather conditions in the valley on Monday (December 9), Divisional Commissioner of Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan, ordered the closure of all government and private primary schools. The temperature in Kashmir remained below zero degrees affecting the normal life in the valley. The flight operation in Srinagar remained shut for three consecutive days after it was stopped on Saturday (December 6) due to the bad weather. The traffic authority of Kashmir has also issued guidelines asking people to drive slow besides using fog lights to avoid an accident in the dense fog. The Jammu-Srinagar highway, which connects the territory with the country, was opened for one way traffic, on Monday. Live TV According to the weather department, the dense fog is likely to reduce on Wednesday (December 11) bringing some … [Read more...] about Schools shut, flight operations remain suspended due to heavy fog in Kashmir