Day: August 9, 2021

Key takeaways from the U.N. climate panel’s report

Aug 9 – The U.N. climate panel has released its most comprehensive assessment of climate change yet. read more Here are some of the report’s main conclusions: HUMANS ARE TO BLAME – FULL STOP The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) used its strongest terms yet to assert that humans are […]

Kozhikode crash: AI Express offers final compensation to all injured flyers, next of kin of deceased

By Deepak Patel New Delhi, Aug 8: Air India Express said it has made final compensation offers to all 165 passengers, who were injured and the next of kin of 19 flyers who died in the plane crash, in Kerala’s Kozhikode district last year. According to the airline, 80 […]

Contractors who powered US war in Afghanistan stuck in Dubai

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Some of the foreign contractors who powered the logistics of America’s “forever war” in Afghanistan now find themselves stranded on an unending layover in Dubai without a way to get home. After nearly two decades, the rapid U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan has upended […]

‘Nowhere to run’: UN report says global warming nears limits

Earth is getting so hot that temperatures in about a decade will probably blow past a level of warming that world leaders have sought to prevent, according to a report released Monday that the United Nations called a “code red for humanity.” “It’s just guaranteed that it’s going […]

Athletics-Euphoric India celebrates ‘man with golden arm’ Chopra

NEW DELHI, Aug 7 – A nation of 1.3 billion erupted in joy on Saturday after Neeraj Chopra won the men’s javelin at the Tokyo Games to secure India’s first ever Olympic athletics gold post-independence. Thirteen years after shooter Abhinav Bindra won independent India’s first individual Olympic gold […]

Thunberg: ‘Massive public pressure’ needed to galvanize climate fight

BRUSSELS, Aug 9 – Calling for “massive” pressure to fight climate change after Monday’s dire report by a U.N. science panel, activist Greta Thunberg said she plans to go to this year’s global climate conference in Glasgow, Scotland, after all. The major U.N. conference will test countries’ ambition […]

Foreign nationals are now eligible for Vaccination in India

Passport of Foreign nationals residing in India to be identity document for registration on CoWIN portal DELHI, AUGUST 9: In a landmark initiative to ensure safety from COVID-19, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has taken a decision to allow foreign nationals residing in India to get registered […]