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Top 10 Reasons Explaining Why People Are Talking So Much about Fire Incident Happened at Paris’ Notre-Dame

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Many of you might not believe how badly fire broke around in France’s Notre-Dame church on 15th April 2019. However, 400 of the fire-fighters have put their best foot forward to save the cathedral from catching fire for long nine hours, before it was finally declared that the fire had been extinguished. Luckily, no one has got injured or hurt from this fire incident.

According to the New York Times, it will take some more days to properly assess the damage and to take a note that what has been destroyed and what has survived the fire during the fire breakout. But it might sound surprising to you that what was so special about this French Cathedral.

Keep scrolling to find out its importance among so many peoples.

1. ‘Crown of Thorns’ which was worn by Jesus during his crucifixion

‘Crown of Thorns’ which was worn by Jesus during his crucifixion

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A tiny piece of the Crown of Thorns that was worn over by Jesus Christ during his crucifixion is kept at the treasury at Notre-Dame. It is believed that the crown was bought by King Louis IX in 1239.

2. Notre-Dame is home to many stunning rose windows

Undoubtedly, Notre-Dame cathedral is home to three beautiful and stunning stained-glass rose windows whose stained-glass panes are in the shape of flower petals.

3. Relics of both the patron saints of Paris were located inside the spire

Relics of both the patron saints of Paris were located inside the spire

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The relics of both the patron saints, Saint-Denis and Saint Genevieve are located inside the top of the spire. They were placed by Archbishop Verdier in 1935 in order to protect the cathedral and its congregation from ill fortune.

4. Cathedral’s interior is covered with priceless paintings

The entire interior of the cathedral building is been nicely covered with some of the marvellous and priceless paintings.

5. The cathedral is home to 10 bronze bells bell that weighs nearly 4 tons

Notre-Dame is home to 10 bronze bells that weigh up to 4 tons each. It is believed that it has the oldest bell inside the church named as Emmanuel that has been present in the cathedral since 1861.

6. The roof on Notre-Dame contained a “forest”

The roof of the Notre-Dame resembles a forest from the very beginning. Its timber frame has involved around 52 acres of trees that were cut down in the 12th century to create the roof. That is why it is known as “forest”.

7. The Great Organ

Notre-Dame is also home to the largest organ in France with five keyboards and 8,000 pipes. The great organ dates back to middle ages.  

8. Archaeological Crypt

The archaeological crypt which is located inside the courtyard of the cathedral was created in order to protect 19th-century relics that were discovered during excavations in 1965.

9. Statue of Saint Anthony

France’s cathedral also has a statue of Saint Anthony of Padua in its chapel which was brought to Notre-Dame in the year 2013 by the sisters of the Bethlehem Monastery.  

10. Pagan city lies below Notre-Dame

The cathedral, Notre-Dame is located on the island namely, Île-de-la-Cité in the River Seine. This was once the centre of Paris’ predecessor, known as Lutetia. It is believed that the cathedral may have been built directly on top of the site of a temple dedicated to Jupiter

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Know What Trees Do For Humankind and Why Its Value is Beyond Calculation

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There are by numbers of campaigns going on in the world that plead to save the environment. Enlightened intellectuals are making endeavors to spread awareness throughout the world s that each one of us understands our responsibilities. This is our responsibility to take care of nature and prevent the exploitation of the same. Protecting vegetations and natural forests are the most important thing to do if we wish to live a healthy and prosperous life. This makes it essential for all of us to remember how important is planting trees.

With the same motto of making the world more aware of the importance of the greens, we have are here to share with you some of the most amazing things about tress and their kindness towards humankind. Trees do a lot more for us than we do for them. Read below, how trees are generous and how valuable they are for us.

Read about the 8 contributions of a single tree for the planet:

1. A single tree gives this planet ton of oxygen

This is the main reason why we need to grow more and more trees for helping the environment and save the earth. A single tree produces 700 kg. of oxygen every year. Now, imagine the amount of oxygen the whole forest would produce. Please grow trees and don’t cut them at all!

2. A Tree Sweeps Enough Pollutions

You will be nearly shocked to know that on an average a single tree absorbs about 20 kg dust and pollution from the air. Trees are doing their part at cleaning the air, are we?

You can also read: Try Planting These 8 Indoor Plants to Make Your Home Look Even Livelier

3. A Single Tree intakes tons of Carbon dioxide

We all know that oxygen is essential for us to live and carbon dioxide in the atmosphere makes the air less clear to breathe. You must know that a single tree intakes 20 tons of carbon dioxide annually.

4. It saves from the heat

In a summer afternoon when you find it hot outside, the only place where you will find lesser temperature outside is underneath a tree. The shade of the tree is about 4 degrees lesser in temperature than the overall temperature on a sunny day.

5. Did You Know

A tree can absorb a mixture of poisonous metals, such as 80 kg of mercury lithium-lead, etc.

You can also read: 7 Daily Life Things That We Are Doing are Responsible For Destroying Our Planet And Probably We Don’t Realize

6. Did you Know

A single tree filters about 100,000 square meters of contaminated air every year. Not just the tree produces pure oxygen it also filters the air.

7. Did you know

That a tree near the house works as an acoustic wall, that is, it absorbs the noise pollution. Noise pollution is very harmful for years and can cause serious hearing damages, also old people tend to be very sensitive towards loud noise.

8. Trees increase life-span

It is believed that if there are 10 trees near the house then the life span of people living in the house can increase by 7 years.

You can also read: India Really Needs to Learn About the Innovative Environmental Policies and Measures Adopted by These Countries to Preserve its Climate

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8 Bridal Wedding Attire From Different Countries Which Can Flip Your Perception

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The integral part of a wedding includes a white gown or any wedding dress, a veil, a bridal bouquet and other things like this. And we make a perception of this white dress attire only. We forgot that other than this white dress for a wedding as perceived by us is it is the only beautiful attire from all over the world.

These 8 Bridal wedding Attire which can flip your perception is given below:

1. Jakarta Brides

 

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Indonesian weddings are considered one of the best and beautiful wedding. It is because of the overall look of a bride. Traditional Indonesian wedding attire in Jakarta includes too much gold, striking colors, beautiful patterns, and ornated headpieces. The bride with this attire really looks very beautiful and stunning.

2. Kinnauri Brides (Kashmiri region)

 

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Kinnauri Brides of Kashmiri region wears a veil made up of silver chains, small Buddhist charm boxes, and large necklaces. Kinnauri is also known as Kanor, Kanouricentered on Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh, India. The face of the bride is covered with silver jewelry in this style.

You can also read: 7 Extremely Strange Wedding Rituals Performed All Over The World Which You Might Have Never Heard of Before

3. Yemen Brides

 

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Yemen Brides usually wears a golden ceremonial dress along with gold and silver jewelry. When the wedding of Yemeni’s is considered than the things which come in mind is fashion, banquets, social occasions, featured singing, emotional speeches, and many more. Earlier, Yemenis weddings were used to be traditional, but now it has become more open. The wedding attire of Yemeni’s bride is really very unique.

4. Norway Brides

 

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Norway Brides wear a traditional wedding garb which is known as “Bunad”. Norway weddings are similar to the wedding of the U.S and other European countries. The Norway Bride wears a long white gown and the groom will wear a black tuxedo. The wedding garb of Norway bride Is really wonderful to see. And Bunad has silver details that ward off spirits.

You can also read: Unfold The Truth of 10 Popular Hindu Traditions That Have The Scientific Theory Behind Them

5. Japanese Brides

 

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Japanese Brides sometimes wear a pure white Kimono. This pure white Kimono stands for purity and maidenhood. You can find four styles of wedding celebrated in Japan i.e.  Christian, Buddhist, Shinto, and non-religious. For Shinto style wedding, brides ear an ensemble which is known as Shiromoku which consists of a white kimono, a maru, and obijime. This wedding attire of Japanese Brides in very smart and unique.

6. Mongolian Brides

 

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Mongolian Brides usually wear a patterned dress which is called “Deel”. This dress has been worn for centuries in Central Asia. In Mongolian wedding, there are several games for groom and bride. Before visiting the father-in-law’s house, the bride wears a special outfit and set her hairs in the form of two horns.

You can also read: Getting Married Soon? Meaning of 7 Vows Which You Would Be Taking With Your Love

7. Kenya Brides

 

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Kenya Brides wears a heavy, beaded wedding collar, bracelets, headdress, beaded cowhide shawls, and all-around 20-25 individual necklaces. The attire of Kenya brides is very unique and special. The norms in Kenya weddings is to have a white trailing gown for a bride. But in Africa, you can choose to wear any traditional dress of your choice.

8. Kazakhstan Brides

 

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Kazakhstan Brides have a traditional wedding headpiece which is called Saukele. It symbolizes the beginning of a new life as a legitimate spouse or a partner. Saukele is a hat featuring large height and a conical shape, and most expensive article of the wedding ceremony. The upper part of the hat is covered by pen owl and decorated by some gems such as Sapphires, Gold, Silver, Corals, Pearls and etc on both sides of that hat.

You can also read: You Will Be Surprised To Know About These 7 Strange Customs and Traditions from Different Countries

9. South Africa Brides

 

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South Africa Bride’s attire includes a hat for the head of the bride. It is also known as “Inkehli”, colorful beads, and boxes. The hats increase the stunning look.

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8 Initiative That Should Be Adopted By Government And Citizens To Save The Planet

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8 Initiative That Should Be Adopted By Government And Citizens To Save The Planet

It is not a new thing that we tell you our planet is in danger; we all know it by now that in every sense we are losing our planet day by day. With increasing global warming, depleting ozone layer, exhausting freshwater resources, degrading land and forest, polluting rivers and oceans and degrading air quality the planet earth is soon going to be a planet unsafe for living organism.

Chances are we exhaust all the resources and spoil the remaining once as much as that our future generation may not be able to receive any resources from the earth.

This is why we have come up with some measurements that we as citizens and government as the regulator should take to save the planet.

1. The initiative should be taken to save rainwater

In the drought-prone areas, the government should make it a law that people practice rainwater harvesting at every house. Rainwater harvesting is a very natural and helpful way to retain fresh water and it used to be practiced in many areas. And now it is the high time people start collecting rainwater in every house.

2. Solar panels

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In order to make enough energy for every house and that too the greenest way possible, the government should not only encourage people but now is the time it forces people to install solar panels at their houses. Solar energy is the best way to retain energy at a very low cost and people should consider it as a mainstream affair.

3. Reduce Plastic

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We are tired of hearing that plastic is that giant monster that humankind invented for their own loss. Plastic is not a biodegradable material and it takes more than forever to decompose a plastic bag totally, naturally. There are chances that first-ever plastic bag or bottle is still somewhere on the planet. The least we can do is, not only instruct local markets to stop giving plastic carry bags but also, put a ban on manufacturing companies that sell their products in the plastic bags or bottles.

4. Waste management

When it comes to biodegradable and non-degradable waste material, we have another bigger issue to deal with, especially in India and that is waste management. Indian government should make firm laws and implement them to teach citizen to differentiate between biodegradable and nondegradable waste material. Other than that, dumping of the waste in the rivers and oceans is no more a solution to getting rid of the waste.

You can also read: 7 Daily Life Things That We Are Doing are Responsible For Destroying Our Planet And Probably We Don’t Realize

5. Road Safety

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Every year thousands of road accidents are recorded across the country and most of the time it is because of rash driving and not following of traffic rules. It is very important for the government to make firm traffic rules and moreover make sure that traffic rules are followed strictly by all (including the officials) to lower the road mishaps.

6. Plantation of more trees

It is very important for the governments that it makes a firm rule that a number of plants need to be implanted every year. Not just the officials but the people should plant a number of trees in their area and maintain them. There should be a total ban and hefty fine on those who cut down the tree in their areas for making houses or whatsoever their reasons might be.

7. Quality of Education

It is also necessary that each child gets to go to school. There are already plans made and “implemented” but we know the illiteracy rate and see children begging as the streets. Primary education should be necessary for every child and quality of education should be better.

8. Encouragement for small business owners

To improve the economy of the country the government should find some alternative that can help small shop keepers as they are losing business due to e-commerce companies.

You can also read: Meet These 7 Indian Real Life Superheroes Who Are Fighting Hard to Save Our Planet in A Unique Way

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