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Lights go out in Earth Hour

United Nations also marked the day by "going dark" during Earth Hour . Eskom has called on South Africans to switch off power for Earth Hour on Saturday night. Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq also said that Pakistan's Vision 2025 considers climate change as one of the top national priorities. "We also wanted to showcase what the community can do beyond just the designated Earth Hour , to contribute to saving energy sustainably", said General Manager Radisson Blu Paschim ... Read More »

Important People Decided It Was Time for Some New Clouds

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The atlas , which the World Meteorological Organization produced, hasn't been updated since 1987. On World Meteorological Day which fell on Thursday (March 23), the weather organization published the latest edition. In total there are around 100 combinations. These include: asperitas , cavum , cauda (tail cloud), fluctus (Kelvin-Helmholz wave) and murus (wall cloud). Read More »

Unfamiliar faces -- and North Carolina -- make up a very different Final Four

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The Gators' momentum allowed them to overcome 11 first-half turnovers and sparked them to a 40-33 halftime lead, leaving UF just 20 minutes away from a Final Four trip to the desert. "So just, her just being in my ear and telling me what's right and what's wrong". Notice only scored six points, but he had six rebounds, three assist, played suffocating defense, and made big plays in the final minute. Read More »

10th Annual Earth Hour: BC powers down tonight

Organizers said around 35,000 people watched performances and participated in a "carbon-neutral run" that saw some runners in panda and tiger costumes to raise awareness of wildlife protection. From the Clifton Suspension Bridge to the Eiffel Tower, the Empire State Building to the Brandenburg Gate, thousands of landmarks switched off their lights to urge action on climate change. Read More »

Lights out across the globe for Earth Hour 2017

Delhi participates in this movement and tonight monuments like India Gate, Red Fort, Lotus Temple, Akshardham Temple and Rashtrapati Bhawan will have their lights out for an hour! Hundreds supported the Earth Hour campaign at the switch-off event held at the SM by the Bay, Mall of Asia Complex. Read More »

Xiaomi Mi6 Plus shows up in new spec sheet leak

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Xiaomi's upcoming flagship smartphone Mi 6 has been doing rounds in the rumour mill for quite some time now. Read on to know more. Reportedly , the Mi 6 will be launched in 4GB of RAM + 32GB internal storage at a price of CNY 1,999 (approximately Rs 19,000), the 4GB of RAM + 64GB internal storage is priced at CNY 2,299 (approximately Rs 21,800) while the 6GB of RAM + 128GB internal storage variant is priced at CNY 2,699 (approximately Rs 25,600). Read More »

Southern Interior records highest power reduction in BC during Earth Hour

There is no electricity data available from BC Hydro for 2016 because the World Wildlife Fund, which originated the event, moved Earth Hour to an earlier date in March. People were encouraged to dim their lights and participate in the event that draws attention to climate change and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Read More »

Iconic landmarks participate in Earth Hour

He said this in his message on Earth Hour being commemorated world over on March 25, a press release here Friday said. In Brunei, Earth Hour was observed with two iconic landmarks in the capital - Yayasan Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Complex and Omar Ali Saifuddien Mosque - as focal points as the event rolled across the globe simultaneously. Read More »

Lights go out around the world for 10th Earth Hour

On Saturday, Delhiites joined over a billion people in Mumbai, Los Angeles, London, Hong Kong, Sydney, Rome, Manila, Singapore, Dubai and in over 7,000 cities across the six continents across the globe to observe the Earth Hour. That's because from 8:30pm onwards, Singapore was engulfed in partial darkness for an hour, in observance of Earth Hour. Earth Hour is the world's largest movement for the environment, organised by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF). Read More »

17-year-old alerts NASA about space station malfunction

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The project provides the United Kingdom students with a chance to work on data from the ISS, where they look for patterns and anomalies that might help in further discoveries. Folks at NASA said that they were aware of the basic problem, but they did not know that it was happening several times every day. But they were wrong as this wasn't some rare event, it was happening very frequently. Read More »

When UNC needed a hero, Luke Maye delivered

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The Tar Heels are going back to the Final Four once again and will try to chase down the championship that evaded them on a heartbreaking shot previous year. 1 seed North Carolina in the South Region finals at 5:05 p.m. Sunday. "I do think he looks better, " Williams said. "We lost to them early in the season, so it was kind of another revenge game for us, and we just don't want to give the game that Malik had". Read More »

Thousands of Cities Go Dark to Fight Climate Change

The world will go dark on March 25, 2017 in observance of the Earth Hour 2017 . "When people across the world participate in the same event, it sends the message that we're all in it together", Immo Fischer, from WWF Germany, told Deutsche Welle. Read More »

UA proposes tuition increase

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NAU doesn't have a mandatory athletic fee and isn't proposing one. The $3 increase in fees is due to the Arizona Financial Aid Trust, a fee that all new Arizona university students must pay. In recent years, universities have added fees for some academic programs or classes. ASU, for instance, is proposing course-fee increases such as a $1,000 increase for the MBA Online and a $3,250 increase for the Executive MBA program. Read More »

Cook County to Participate in Earth Hour

We believe like past eight years, people in Bhubaneswar & Odisha will observe the day this year too by sending a mass message that everyone is concern for living planet. "Especially now that we have a president who denies climate change and seems determined to roll back on any sort of environmental protection, the timing is ideal", Zucchino said. Read More »

Tesla Model 3 Range May Be Greater Than Chevy Bolt

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Is Model 3 the next version of Model S? One of the most important and impressive performance aspects of Model S is its remarkable efficiency and range. As if to down-sell Model 3, he went on to tweet, "Model 3 is like a BMW 3 series or Audi A4". Deliveries are expected to begin at the end of this year and Tesla has prepared the Fremont factory for production. Read More »

'Beauty and the Beast' Tramples Competition With $88 Million 2nd Weekend

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Meanwhile Sony's sci-fi R-rated thriller Life is settling for $12.6M in fourth followed by 20th Century Fox's Logan in fifth with $10.1M and a running fourth weekend take of $201.46M. The Dean Israelite-directed Power Rangers stars Dacre Montgomery, RJ Cyler, Naomi Scott, Becky G, Ludi Lin, Elizabeth Banks, Bryan Cranston, and Bill Hader. Read More »

Four found dead in home

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Ashcroft RCMP responded to a "request for a wellbeing check" at a home in Venables Valley, about 15 kilometres south of Ashcroft. Dan Moskaluk said police had also called in victim assistance workers to support those affected by the deaths. Read More »

Twin Cities to go dark for 'Earth Hour' tonight

The people also turned off their non-essential lights during the period to mark the Earth Hour . You can pledge to turn off the lights in your home . The Hilton is hosting #Travelwithpurposecontest where winners receive a free five-night stay in Canopy by Hilton Reykjavik City Centre in Iceland. While the organizers of Earth Hour said they do not audit results of the energy saving initiative, the group has commissioned research indicating up to one in four Australians gets involved. Read More »

Uber Pledges to Fix the Company's 'Cult of the Individual'

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The focus at Uber, she added, has been on the business, and not on the employees, which is very problematic for a company that has grown to the size Uber is now. "I have seen personally Travis" evolution, having spent a lot of time with him over the last five weeks. The company has also created a call-in line that employees can use to make anonymous complaints. Read More »

Xavier's tournament run ends with 83-59 loss to Gonzaga

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Chiozza took an inbounds pass, sprinted almost the length of the court and hit a running 3-pointer at the buzzer to help Florida beat Wisconsin 84-83 in overtime. - The Zags are 0-2 in regional final games. "My first year on the staff, we won four Division I games, " he said incredulously. "Absolutely. I mean, it is". Read More »

Here's why these famous landmarks are going dark on Saturday

The City of Johannesburg (CoJ), in partnership with the Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA) and the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) will celebrate this event by switching off the lights of iconic buildings and landmarks, including the Nelson Mandela Bridge, Metro Centre and the city's headquarters in Braamfontein, in support of the global initiative. Read More »

Lights go out around the world for 10th anniversary of Earth Hour

Landmarks like the Sydney Opera House in Australia, Big Ben, the Empire State Building , the Las Vegas Strip and the Eiffel Tower will make a statement when they go dark for an hour. According to WWF, multiple environmental initiatives can be attribute to the success of Earth Hour , such as the 2013 declaration of a 3.4 million hectare marine park off Argentina, the forest in Uganda and a ban on soft plastics in the Galapagos Island, reported Reuters. Read More »

Pakistan arrests more than 100 Indian fishermen off Gujarat coast

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An official at the Docks police station said they were handed over more than 100 fishermen and their boats by MSA officials. The fishermen who escaped have informed us about this, he added. This being the peak season, the number of fishermen being captured by the Indian Coast Guard as well as Pakistani agency has been on the rise. In earlier this month, External Affairs Minister said that as many as 301 Indian fishermen are now lodged in Pakistan jails, but the neighbouring country has ... Read More »

Drogheda asked to just switch off for 'Earth Hour'

In a video message, UN Secretary-General António Guterres, said: "Climate change continues to imperil lives and livelihoods around the world". Summit takes part in the country's main switch-off event at SM by the Bay, Mall of Asia Complex, as the event's official hydration partner. Read More »

The Torch switches off 3780 LED lights during Earth Hour

The Empire State Building , Space Needle , Golden Gate Bridge, the Colosseum in Rome, the Pyramids of Egypt, the Sydney Opera House and the EIffel Tower are among the many famous landmarks that will go dark. The theme of Earth Hour 2017 is Shine a Light on Climate Action. While the organizers of Earth Hour said they do not audit results of the energy saving initiative, the group has commissioned research indicating up to one in four Australians gets involved. Read More »