Day: May 10, 2022

The world is creeping closer to the warming threshold international agreements are trying to prevent, with nearly a 50-50 chance that Earth will temporarily hit that temperature mark within the next five years, teams of meteorologists across the globe predicted. With human-made climate change continuing, there’s a 48% chance that […]

Sri Lanka protesters call for new government a day after kill eight

Summary Country of 22 million amid worst economic crisis in history Military, police free to detain people without arrest warrants More than 200 injured in clashes that prompted PM’s resignation Islandwide curfew until 7 a.m. on Wednesday COLOMBO, May 10 – Protesters and a key trade group in […]

Reuters wins Pulitzer for intimate, devastating images of India’s pandemic

May 10 – From hospitals, funeral pyres and remote villages to a Himalayan hillside, car parks and temples, Reuters photographers produced coverage of the coronavirus pandemic in India that captured the spread of the disease and its remorseless toll. The Reuters team won the 2022 Pulitzer Prize for […]

Power shutdown

JAMMU, MAY 10: Chief Engineer (Distribution) JPDCL, Jammu has informed that the power supply to Floura, M/C Domana Machallian, Pargwal, Channi Tanna, Rajpura, Bhalwal Bharat, DhalwalMiuluHamipurkona, BSF, Batera, Dabbin, Chorpur, Manyal, Dharmkhu, Tirth Talab, GREF, Gumpul, Sua No. 1, Garkhal, Suhagpur, Nandpur, KotliJabowal, Part of Arnia, Allah, BSF, […]

DIPR hosts debate competition on ‘Indian Freedom Struggle’ at GHSS Thathri

THATHRI, MAY 10: As a part of “Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav” Cultural Wing of DIPR Jammu organized a Debate competition on ‘Indian Freedom Struggle’ at Government Higher Secondary School Thathri, District Doda. In all, 10 students of the School spoke on the topic and narrated inspiring stories from […]

Union Home Secretary reviews progress of Smart Metering, Privatization of power distribution in UTs

Over 1 lakh meters to be installed by July ’22 SRINAGAR, MAY 10: The Union Home Secretary, Ajay Kumar Bhalla today chaired a high-level meeting with the Chief Secretaries of the Union Territories to review the progress of privatization of power distribution and smart metering in the UTs. […]

Lt Governor reviews progress of Jal Jeevan Mission & Swachh Bharat Mission (Grameen)

Directs officials to work on a mission mode to provide safe and adequate drinking water and sanitation to all citizens Sufficient resources have been allocated to provide tap water supply to all households by December this year: LG We need robust institutional arrangements to ensure benefit of common […]

Ukraine war fuels food crisis in distant Africa

Summary Companies Price rises sparked by war worsening food crisis in Africa Ukraine, Russia are major suppliers of wheat, fertilizers Aid agencies hit by rising costs and drop in donor funding HARARE, May 10 – Zimbabwean security guard Edwin Dapi was already struggling to provide for his wife […]

Marcos presidency complicates US efforts to counter China

MANILA, Philippines — Ferdinand Marcos Jr.’s apparent landslide victory in the Philippine presidential election is giving rise to immediate concerns about a further erosion of democracy in the region, and could complicate American efforts to blunt growing Chinese influence and power in the Pacific. Marcos, the son and namesake of […]

Russia pounds vital port of Odesa, targeting supply lines

ZAPORIZHZHIA, Ukraine — Russian troops pounded away at the vital port of Odesa, Ukrainian officials said Tuesday, an apparent effort to disrupt the supply lines and weapons shipments that have been critical to Kyiv’s defense. Ukraine’s ability to stymie a larger, better armed Russian military has surprised many […]

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