Most of the eastern & north eastern parts of #NSW received rainfall. Some notable 24 hour totals to 9am this morning were at Clothiers Creek: 250mm, Tumbulgum: 243mm & Bilambil Heights: 212mm. For more details on rainfall received in your area visit: https://t.co/IAC6vtRncr pic.twitter.com/fgG5bRimMy … [Read more...] about Much needed rain could be damaging to parts of NSW
“The soil is kept together by tree roots and other biomass – if enough of that has been burnt away, the catchment will be prone to erosion and even mudslides,” says University of NSW water expert Stuart Khan told the Northern Daily Leader. … [Read more...] about Twenty-first person confirmed dead from NSW bushfires as rain lashes state
It was only yesterday that MGR’s birth anniversary was celebrated across Tamil Nadu. Now, one of the legend's unfulfilled dreams as a movie star has come true. In his career as an actor and filmmaker, it was MGR’s dream to adapt Kalki’s epic novel Ponniyin Selvan for the big screen. MGR had even set up a team to get this project rolling, but unfortunately, it did not take off even though the team released a poster announcing it. It is only now that Ponniyin Selvan is getting the big-screen treatment with acclaimed filmmaker Mani Ratnam directing an adaptation that has gone on floors recently. This film stars Karthi as Vanthiyathevan, and has a multi-star cast that includes Jayam Ravi, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Trisha, Vikram Prabhu, Sarath Kumar and Aishwarya Lekshmi among others. However, in 2020, on MGR’s birthday, Saneeshwar Animations International, a Chennai-based animation studio, has fulfilled MGR’s dream by producing ‘Vandhiyathevan: Ponniyin … [Read more...] about Now, Ponniyin Selvan with an animated MGR!
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A paper published Friday by scientists with the MRC Centre for Global Infectious Disease Analysis at Imperial College in London warned that the number of cases in the city was likely to be closer to 1,700 than those officially identified. … [Read more...] about China reports 17 new cases of coronavirus strain