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Prince Harry Pens Tribute to His ‘Legend of Banter’ Grandpa Philip

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Princes William and Harry on Monday issued their respective tribute statements to their extraordinary grandpa, Prince Philip the Duke of Edinburgh, who passed away aged 99 on Friday. Both brothers, reportedly estranged in recent months since Harry stepped back as a frontline royal after his wedding to Meghan Markle, make references to the late Duke’s sense of humour and describe him as a man of service.

“My grandfather was an extraordinary man and part of an extraordinary generation,” reads the statement by Prince William, the second in line to Britain’s throne. “My grandfather’s century of life was defined by service to his country and Commonwealth, to his wife and Queen, and to our family. I feel lucky to have not just had his example to guide me, but his enduring presence well into my own adult life both through good times and the hardest days,” said the 38-year-old prince.

William, the Duke of Cambridge, also reflected on his grandfather’s kindness to his wife, Kate Middleton, and the special memories his children Prince George, Prince Charlotte and Prince Louis will have of their great-grandpa coming to collect them in his carriage and sharing his infectious sense of adventure as well as his mischievous sense of humour. “Catherine and I will continue to do what he would have wanted and will support The Queen in the years ahead. I will miss my Grandpa, but I know he would want us to get on with the job,” concludes William’s message, released by Kensington Palace alongside an image of Prince Philip in a carriage with great-grandson Prince George.

Prince Harry’s message, posted on his Archewell Foundation website, struck a more informal note as it reflected on Prince Philip’s dedication to Granny, in reference to Queen Elizabeth II. “My grandfather was a man of service, honour and great humour. He was authentically himself, with a seriously sharp wit, and could hold the attention of any room due to his charm and also because you never knew what he might say next,” reads the statement from Harry, sixth in line to the British throne.

“He will be remembered as the longest reigning consort to the Monarch, a decorated serviceman, a Prince and a Duke. But to me, like many of you who have lost a loved one or grandparent over the pain of this past year, he was my grandpa: master of the barbecue, legend of banter, and cheeky right til the end,” reads the statement. Harry, 36, who has flown down from his California home to London ahead of the royal funeral at St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle on Saturday, reflected on his grandfather’s unparalleled devotion to the Queen for 73 years of their marriage and thanked him for his service and for always being himself.

He added: “While I could go on, I know that right now he would say to all of us, beer in hand, Oh do get on with it!’ You will be sorely missed, but always remembered by the nation and the world. Meghan, Archie, and I (as well as your future great-granddaughter) will always hold a special place for you in our hearts.” His former actress wife, Meghan Markle, is soon to deliver a baby girl and remains at their US home as she was advised against travel by her doctors this late in her pregnancy.

Meanwhile, members of Parliament began proceedings in the House of Commons by observing a minute’s silence to remember the Duke’s life. In the House of Lords, the Archbishop of Canterbury said Prince Philip led a life of “extraordinary service”, adding that “some rare people bring energy into a room and the Duke of Edinburgh was one of these people”. Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon led tributes at Holyrood, the Scottish Parliament, and Welsh First Minister Mark Drakeford presided over tributes in the Welsh Assembly.

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Dehradun-Mussoorie Ropeway To Come Up Soon – Centre Approves Transfer Of ITBP Land To Uttarakhand

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Dehradun-Mussoorie Ropeway

The Union Cabinet gave its nod to the transfer of Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) land in Uttarakhand for development of a ropeway system between Dehradun and Musoorie.

“The Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has approved transfer of 1500 square metres of land belonging to Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) at Mussoorie to the State Government of Uttarakhand for their infrastructure project, namely, ‘Aerial Passenger Ropeway System’ between Dehradun and Mussoorie,” 

The proposed Ropeway is a mono-cable ropeway of 5,580 meters length under Public Private Partnership (PPP) mode between Purkul Gaon, Dehradun and Library Road, Mussoorie being constructed at an estimated cost of Rs 285 crore with a carrying capacity of 1000 persons per hour per direction.

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(Viral) Here’s Come The Party Owl | Internet Trending Meme 2021

Internet is full of fun, specially if it’s about the ‘memes’. Recent snappy video of an Owl is getting viral on web day by day. An Owl who is bored and fed up of lockdown, is willing to have fun outside. When suddenly hears party sound, his reaction is awesome!.

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Internet is full of fun, specially if it’s about the ‘memes’. Recent snappy video of an Owl is getting viral on web day by day. An Owl who is bored and fed up of lockdown, is willing to have fun outside. When suddenly hears party sound, his reaction is awesome!.

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Woman Gives Birth To 9 Babies | Created New World Record

It’s a new world record has been set for the most number of birth given at a time, with a shocking number of 9 in total.

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A Malian woman gave birth to nine babies on Tuesday – two more than doctors had detected inside her crowded womb – joining a small pantheon of mothers of nonuplets.

The pregnancy of Halima Cisse, 25, has fascinated the West African nation and attracted the attention of its leaders. When doctors in March said Cisse needed specialist care, authorities flew her to Morocco, where she gave birth.

“The newborns (five girls and four boys) and the mother are all doing well,” Mali’s health minister, Fanta Siby, said in a statement.

Cisse was expected to give birth to seven babies, according to ultrasounds conducted in Morocco and Mali that missed two of the siblings. All were delivered by cesarean section.

Nonuplets are extremely rare. Medical complications in multiple births of this kind often mean that some of the babies do not reach full term.

It’s a new world record has been set for the most number of birth given at a time, with a shocking number of 9 in total.

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