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Kareena Kapoor, trolled for allegedly hiking her fee to play Sita, says she wants ‘respect’ | Bollywood

Actor Kareena Kapoor Khan, who was recently the subject of a controversy after it was reported that she had hiked her fee to star in a reimagining of the Ramayana from Sita’s perspective, has said that more people are talking about pay disparity in the industry now.

In an interview, Kareena Kapoor said that she makes it clear how much she should be paid for projects, and likened it to ‘respect’. While Kareena has never spoken about the unconfirmed reports that suggested she’d asked for 12 crore to appear in the epic film, she spoke about equal pay in

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Autopsy unclear: Jonathan Gerrish, Ellen Chung, daughter Miju and dog die on California hiking trail

John Gerrish and Ellen Chung’s home in Mariposa, Calif., was quiet on Aug. 16 when their 1-year-old daughter’s nanny arrived. The family — including their dog, Oski — was nowhere to be found. Their truck was missing, too. As the hours wore on without a word from Gerrish or Chung, who had set out for a hike the day before, a sense of panic began to set in.

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What’s toxic algae and could it really have killed an entire California family hiking near Yosemite?

For those of us who spend time outside, the sight of stagnant, murky, greenish water instantly raises concern. We recognize that it’s potentially harmful algae, so we steer clear, keep our pets away and we definitely don’t swim in it or drink it. At this point, there have been no confirmed reports of humans dying from toxic algae.

But last month, after a California hiking family mysteriously died on a trail near Yosemite National Park, officials pointed to toxic algae as a prime suspect. The idea of that was as strange as it was terrifying, particularly because John Gerrish and … Read More

From wingfoiling to desert hiking: why Corsica is France’s adventure capital | Island of beauty

Wingfoiling
Wingfoiling is basically windsurfing with a hydrofoil: grabbing a two-handed wing and riding a paddleboard elevated about 90cm above the water. It takes some practice, which explains why Balistra beach represents a savvy place to learn. For, on this undeveloped white-sand wonder between Bonifacio and Porto-Vecchio – its rutted, 1.2 mile access track thankfully precluding crowds – novice lessons begin on a large, calm lagoon. You then progress to the sea, and can rent equipment when ready to fly solo.

90-minute lessons cost from €60 (£50) nustrale-ride.com

Kiteboarding
In essence, strap yourself to a big power kite, jump on

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The Best Hiking Gear (2021): Backpacks, Boxer Briefs, and More

There’s a big, beautiful world out there: Don’t let the only wild naturescape you see be the wallpaper on your phone’s lock screen. Hiking is one of the easiest and most accessible outdoor sports. You don’t need a spendy mountain bike or a big bundle of climbing gear to lace up your shoes and walk around looking for birds or basking under the trees.

Even if you live in a big city, there are probably accessible woods within a few hours’ drive or train trip that are worth checking out. If you’ve never done it before, figuring out what to

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Another One Joins The Hiking Camp

Market movers today

  • In Sweden, a range of growth indicators for August are on the agenda
  • The US ADP employment report will give some insights for non-farm payrolls released on Friday.
  • In the euro area, retail sales for August and German factory orders are released.
  • At today’s Polish central bank meeting, we expect unchanged rates along with consensus as many members have clearly communicated a preference for awaiting the updated November inflation projections before making changes to the policy stance

The 60 second overview

Energy crunch and ECB: The global surge in energy prices continued unabated yesterday as European gas

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Hiking in Maine: A hiker’s guide to some great island adventures along Maine’s coast

The geographic expanse of Maine’s coastline ranges some 230 miles from Kittery to Lubec, as the crow flies, but an incredible 3,500 miles when every nook and cranny and 2,400 islands are accounted for along the Gulf of Maine between New Hampshire and New Brunswick, Canada. Most of Maine’s islands are remote and uninhabited, but a good many are accessible by public and private ferries, bridges and causeways.

Make a visit offshore and you’ll be transported to “island time,” where the pace of life seems slower and more relaxed, just right for a few hours of recreation and leisure time.

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Hiking, swimming fun on Labor Day injures 2 men in Holyoke at Mount Tom, Dinosaur Tracks Park

HOLYOKE — The Holyoke Fire Department, assisted by police and ambulance personnel, aided two men on Labor Day who were injured in separate hiking and swimming accidents.

At approximately 3:15 p.m. Monday, the fire department was called to the Dinosaur Tracks Park on Route 5, on the shore of the Connecticut River, for an injured swimmer, said Capt. Kevin Cavagnac. The 54-year-old man, whose identity was not released, was found on the bank with a hip or leg injury after apparently slipping on wet rocks, Cavagnac said.

The crew used a “Stokes basket” stretcher to to carry the man up

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Nepal Requires Covid Vaccine for Hiking Everest

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All travelers planning to enter the Mount Everest region are now required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, local officials announced late last month. The new requirement comes after a disastrous spring, when dozens of trekkers on the mountain fell ill with the virus and several expeditions were canceled.

In an August 23 statement, officials said that only fully inoculated travelers will be allowed to enter the Khumbu region

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Hulu Hiking Prices of On-Demand Plans by $1 per Month

Disney is raising prices on Hulu’s baseline video-on-demand streaming packages next month, as the Mouse House seeks to push customers toward the three-way Disney Bundle and Hulu’s live TV packages.

On Tuesday, Hulu began notifying subscribers that as of Oct. 8, the price of Hulu’s two on-demand plans — with ads and without commercials — will increase by $1 for both current and new subscribers. Hulu with ads will increase from $5.99 to $6.99 per month and Hulu (No Ads) will increase from $11.99 to $12.99.

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The changes do not affect the pricing of the Hulu

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