Day: January 8, 2021

One-third of America’s rivers have changed color since 1984

America’s rivers are changing color — and people are behind many of the shifts, a new study said. One-third of the tens of thousands of mile-long (two kilometer-long) river segments in the United States have noticeably shifted color in satellite images since 1984. That includes 11,629 miles (18,715 […]

A R Rahman thanks fans for support during ‘difficult times’

Mumbai:  Music-maestro A R Rahman on Friday thanked fans and well-wishers for their prayers following his mother Kareema Begum’s demise last month. The Oscar-winning composer, who turned 54 on Wednesday, said he was grateful for the support he received during these “difficult times”. Thank you for your prayers […]

TRP scam: CFO of India Today group summoned by ED

Mumbai: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has summoned India Today group’s CFO to record statement in connection with the alleged Television Rating Points (TRP) manipulation racket, a senior official of the agency said on Friday. The agency has registered an ECIR (Enforcement Case Information Report) on the basis of […]

US loses 140,000 jobs, first monthly loss since spring

WASHINGTON — U.S. employers shed jobs last month for the first time since April, cutting 140,00 positions, clear evidence that the economy is faltering as the viral pandemic tightens its grip on consumers and businesses. At the same time, the unemployment rate stayed at 6.7%, the first time […]

Sports Minister Shri Kiren Rijiju inaugurates 162 bed hostel at Dr.Karni Singh Shooting Range

Union Sports Minister of State Shri Kiren Rijiju inaugurated a residential hostel in the premises of the Dr. Karni Singh Shooting Range. DELHI JANUARY 8: Union Sports Minister of State Shri Kiren Rijiju inaugurated a residential hostel in the premises of the Dr. Karni Singh Shooting Range. It […]

Australia sweltered through its 4th-hottest year in 2020

CANBERRA — Australia sweltered through its fourth-hottest year on record last year despite the recent return of the usually cooling La Nina climate pattern, the nation’s weather bureau said on Friday. The wetter-than-average 2020 followed Australia’s hottest and driest year in 2019 that came to a catastrophic conclusion […]

Kim vows to improve ties with outside world at party meeting

In this photo provided by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un attends a ruling party congress in Pyongyang, North Korea Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021. Kim has reviewed relations with rival South Korea and underscored the need to drastically improve its ties with the outside […]

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