According the California Register article, Flores reportedly had an alcohol problem and, when drunk, hit on girls even if their boyfriends were present. It also reported that Paul “had no friends” and would go on to drop out of college and work in menial jobs. … [Read more...] about Is Kristin Smart’s body buried under this backyard?
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NEW DELHI: India is planning to step up indigenous production of rare earth minerals, a bit of which can be found in everything high tech - from smart phones and laptops to hybrid vehicles and wind turbines. A government panel is currently working on a strategy paper to give impetus to exploration and discovery of rare earth and energy critical elements used in renewable energy, officials from the mines ministry told ET. The paper could lead to a policy on such minerals. India does not have a policy on rare earth minerals so far. Rare earths as their name implies are not abundant. They became even more critical after China, which meets about 97% of the world's rare earth needs, curtailed its exports in 2010 to develop its industries. It has implemented a host measures that could further reduce rare earth exports. The committee will look into the current availability of rare earth and energy critical elements and decide the strategy for production to ensure long-term raw … [Read more...] about Government plans to step up indigenous production of rare earth minerals
"The mega trends of urbanisation and digitalisation make connected urban mobility systems necessary and inevitable," said Dr. Tim Leverton, the project director of Project Vector. "Shared and private vehicles will share spaces with and be connected to public transit networks, so you can travel on demand and autonomously. That is a complex task, best achieved by working together with partners across the spectrum of vehicles, infrastructure and the digital world. … [Read more...] about Jaguar Project Vector ‘Autonomy-Ready’ Platform Concept Revealed
Birmingham were far from full strength and that was all the more dismaying when Chelsea felt no need to pick all of their high-profile figures from the outset. Frank Lampard, Didier Drogba and Michael Essien were named among the substitutes but that did not indicate demotion so much as Di Matteo's justified assumption that victory was well within reach of the line-up selected. Drogba was the one member of that trio not to take part eventually. … [Read more...] about Chelsea beat Birmingham to start life without Villas-Boas with a win
DUBAI (Reuters) - Naval forces from the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen on Sunday foiled an “imminent terrorist” attack by the Iran-aligned Houthi movement in the southern Red Sea, a major commercial shipping channel, the Saudi-led coalition said. … [Read more...] about Saudi-led coalition says foiled Red Sea attack by Yemen’s Houthis