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Tuesday, 12 January 2021

News from around the world in pictures

News from around the world in pictures:Andhra's Hope Island Hopeless for the people living there: 'Little Punjab' in New York City; Extremely cold, foggy across the country followed by heavy snowfall after floods in England




Andhra Pradesh's Hope Island (Les): Outside the population of 40-45 houses by the sea, very few come. Surrounded by the sea, this Hope Island of Andhra Pradesh acts as a natural breakwater. There is no health center or emergency medicine facility on this island.

 There is also no shop for essential rations. People have to travel 45 minutes to an hour to Kakinada for all their needs, big or small. Any hurricane hits here first but a handful of people living here do not leave Hope Island.

ENGLAND: The area where the storm flooded is now snowing




Areas of England that were flooded by Hurricane Bella in December last month are now experiencing heavy snowfall. This picture is of the Horwich area of ​​Manchester where layers of ice appear on residential colonies.

 Has reached The cold has broken the record of the last 10 years in most parts of England. Yellow alerts have been issued in Wales and Scotland. Many roads and railways have been shut down and flights have been delayed.

Corona awareness campaign



Corona virus is endemic worldwide. Various efforts are being made to spread awareness about Corona among the people. An artist in Brussels wore a strange dress and a corona virus-shaped mask to spread awareness about the corona during a street performance.

The plane crashed into a house in Michigan





A small plane crashed in Leon Township, Michigan, USA. The rescue operation was launched immediately. 3 people have died in this accident.

In many parts of the country, the killer cold, thick fog and hail fell somewhere





Heavy snowfall at Srinagar in Jammu and Kashmir. Work is underway to remove the frozen snow on the roads here. The bone-chilling cold has shaken people.



The snowfall in Kullu again covered a white sheet of snow in many places. Passengers came to Gail due to this, but in many places, transportation was disrupted.

The bone-chilling cold brought hail to some places in Rajasthan. At the beginning of the new year, in many places in the country, the freezing cold has put me off, while in many places, even the near fog is barely visible. Kullu in Himachal Pradesh has received fresh snowfall. There have also been reports of several tourists being trapped. While in Punjab-Haryana, an atmosphere of dense fog was observed.




'Little Punjab' in New York City





The Richmond Hill area of ​​New York is 15 miles from Manhattan City. If we walk on the roads here, we hear less English but more Punjabi language. The area is now more famous as two roads here have been renamed and dedicated to the Punjabi community. The New York City Council has renamed 101 Avenue between 111st Street and 123rd Street as Punjabi Avenue. In addition, 97th Avenue has been renamed Gurudwara Street.

Hariharan playing music in the field of Kolkata



Famous singer Hariharan and tabla player Bikram Ghosh played music in close proximity to nature and under the open sky during a commercial shoot at a ground in Kolkata, West Bengal.

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