Six-foot snake at Taj causes panic

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first_imgA six-foot-long rat snake was spotted in the Taj Mahal premises on Monday, causing panic among visitors.A team of experts from Wildlife SOS arrived at the monument and rescued the snake. The rat snake is harmless, feeding mostly on birds and rodents.The staff at the Taj Mahal called for help and a rapid response team was dispatched by Wildlife SOS. The team found the reptilian visitor cooling off under a water cooler in the water filtration plant.Officials of the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) immediately stopped the water filtration plant. The Wildlife SOS team, along with the ASI staff, moved workers and curious tourists to a safe distance from the snake before starting the rescue process.After an hour-long operation, the Wildlife SOS team managed to successfully extricate the reptile.Munazzar Ali, Senior Conservation Assistant, ASI, said: “There are four RO plants inside the Taj Mahal to ensure proper water supply for public water taps. As soon as the snake was spotted inside the plant, considering the safety of tourists and workers, we immediately contacted Wildlife SOS for their assistance. The team was very efficient in rescuing the snake.”Baiju Raj M.V of Wildlife SOS said: “The severe heat must have driven the snake in search for water and a cool place. We thank the ASI and the officials of the Taj Mahal for considering the safety of the tourists and the snake and contacting Wildlife SOS.”last_img read more


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first_imgEngland cricket coach Andy Flower wants his Ashes victors to refocus for the fifth Test in Sydney and finish the tour on a winning note, and not to believe that his team can’t accomplish more.Speaking a day after England completed an innings and 157-run win in the fourth Test to ensure it holds the Ashes, Flower said on Thursday that “it’s far too early to feel satisfied.”England lead the series 2-1, marking the first time since the 1986-87 season that they have retained the Ashes in Australia. The fifth Test begins Monday.Flower said the celebrations in the Melbourne Cricket Ground changerooms on Wednesday were memorable and noted some players were “conspicuous by their absence” for breakfast on Thursday morning at the team hotel.”But we also will realize there’s a lot of cricket ahead on this tour and there’s a lot of cricket left to be played in this fifth test,” Flower said. “We came out here to win the series and we’ll be doing everything we can to do that.”He said the Ashes was one step in a long-term ambition of winning the limited-overs World Cup beginning in February and becoming the world’s No. 1 Test team.”There are a lot of things out there for us to aim for,” Flower said.The team had the day off on Thursday after wrapping up the Melbourne Test in four days.”They can enjoy each other’s success and each other’s company for a little period of time in the sanctuary of the dressing room and the families joined us for a short time,” Flower said.advertisement”I know the guys enjoyed having their loved ones around them, too, to share it with. We celebrated yesterday and it’s time to move on now.”last_img read more


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first_imgReal Madrid Injury worry for Real Madrid as Varane taken off at half-time against Girona Goal Last updated 2 years ago 00:35 10/30/17 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) Raphael Varane Getty Real Madrid Primera División Girona v Real Madrid Girona The Liga giants will be waiting nervously to find out the severity of their defender’s muscle complaint after he was withdrawn at the break Real Madrid could be facing an injury blow at the back after Raphael Varane was withdrawn at half-time against Girona. The French centre-back looked visibly uncomfortable towards the end of the first 45 minutes, and was seen grimacing after a challenge on Pere Pons. And after going down the tunnel at the break with Madrid 1-0 up, Varane did not make an appearance for the restart.  Article continues below Editors’ Picks Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing Megan Rapinoe: Born & brilliant in the U.S.A. A Liverpool legend in the making: Behind Virgil van Dijk’s remarkable rise to world’s best player Nacho was drafted in to replace Varane, who was making his 200th appearance for the club, with reports of an adductor injury in his right leg, although the severity of the problem is yet to be disclosed. Girona took full advantage of the disruption, hitting back from Cristhian Stuani and Portu to take a 2-1 lead in the first 15 minutes of the second half. Real Madrid 11/10 to beat SpursMadrid will now be waiting nervously for updates on their defender’s health, with a crunch Champions League match against Tottenham in just three days.last_img read more