• UN climate talks end with no deal on key issue 16 Dec 2019 10:32 December 16, 2019 | 1:56 PM by Xinhua MADRID: The UN Climate Change Conference (COP25) came to an end on Sunday after an unprecedentedly long extension, as negotiators failed to reach an agreement on Article 6 of 2015 Paris Agreement about the details of …
  • Malnutrition and obesity now a global problem, say experts 16 Dec 2019 10:08 Babies and children who have been stunted for lack of food are also in danger of obesity in poor countries, as junk food and sugary drinks reach every corner of the globe. Experts warn of a double burden of malnutrition, with underweight and obese children …
  • Prof. Lloyd Philip Johnson, MD, FACS, Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who 16 Dec 2019 08:34     EDMONDS, WA, December 16, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Lloyd Philip Johnson, MD, FACS, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement …
  • COP25: Key outcomes agreed at the UN climate talks in Madrid 16 Dec 2019 05:49 Nearly 27,000 delegates arrived in the Spanish capital in early December aiming to finalise the “rulebook” of the Paris Agreement – the operating manual needed when it takes effect in 2020 – by settling on rules for carbon markets and other forms of …
  • Johor Int'l Student Leaders Conference 2020 set for February 16 Dec 2019 04:24 JOHOR BARU: The Johor Student Leaders Council (JSLC) will organise the 7th Johor International Student Leaders Conference (JISLC 2020) at KSL Hotel & Resorts here, in February. The four-day gathering of youths, themed “Defying Gravity: Igniting Unity” …
  • Aster RV Hospital Organizes Inclusive Dance and Music Festival for the Differently Abled 16 Dec 2019 03:28 Aster RV Hospital collaborated with Smileys India, a Bengaluru-based NGO to organize TANDAV - a unique inclusive dance and music festival for the differently-abled at V.E.T First Grade College in JP Nagar. Around 400 participants and 200 volunteers …
  • NCPCR conducts study on education and vocational training 16 Dec 2019 02:58 PUNE: The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights has recommended that tutorials have to be given to children in conflict with law at observation homes so that they can return to mainstream education. In a survey of 50 observation homes across …
  • Sanwo-Olu’s aides decry low production of coconuts in Badagry 15 Dec 2019 18:23 Ms Abisola Olusanya, the Special Adviser to Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos on Agriculture has decried the low production of coconuts in Badagry, Lagos. Olusanya spoke at the Celebration of 2019 Coconut Festival tagged “Agunfest” held at Suntan Beach, …
  • Climate change: Ten things we learned from COP25 talks 15 Dec 2019 17:47 1. There is a profound disconnect between people and politicians: As the UN climate talks moved into crunch phase, almost 200 global leaders landed in Madrid to push for a final deal. A palpable gloom, however, did not lift. In the past it has done so when …
  • CAA 'miserably fails' on touchstone of Article 14: Owaisi in his petition to SC 15 Dec 2019 07:37 Any classification based on a religious identity ipso facto violates Article 14 of the Indian Constitution, Owaisi in his petition stated. New Delhi: All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) leader Asaduddin Owaisi on Saturday filed a petition before …
  • Global Patidar Summit to be held in first week of Jan 14 Dec 2019 23:27 Sardhardham Vishwa Patidar Kendra (SVPK) will be organising the second edition of the “Global Patidar Business Summit” between January 3 and 5, 2020. (File) A Patidar outfit, Sardhardham Vishwa Patidar Kendra (SVPK) will be organising the second edition of …
  • Thai rice farmers fight climate change and shun ‘agribusiness’ 14 Dec 2019 22:41 Battling drought, debt and ailments blamed on pesticides, rice farmers in northern Thailand have turned to eco-friendly growing methods despite powerful agribusiness interests in a country that is one of the top exporters of the grain in the world. Walking …
  • Asaduddin Owaisi challenges Citizenship Amendment Act in SC 14 Dec 2019 12:24 New Delhi: All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) leader Asaduddin Owaisi on Saturday moved the Supreme Court against the validity of the Citizenship Amendment Act that was given the final assent by President Ram Nath Kovind earlier this week. …
  • Congress challenges Citizenship Amendment Act in Supreme Court 14 Dec 2019 09:47 New Delhi: Congress leader T N Prathapan on Saturday knocked on the doors of the Supreme Court challenging the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019. The Act provides citizenship to Hindu, Sikh, Buddhist, Jain, Parsi and Christian communities who faced …
  • Christmas with a difference - mumbai guide 14 Dec 2019 08:04 Your browser does not support the audio element. Your browser does not support the audio element. Around the block Through her eco-friendly venture, Greenmoms India, lactation consultant and paediatric nutritionist deals with products sourced from artisans …
  • ABP's Rubika Liyaquat questions fear of giving citizenship, Hindu on CAB's Kashmir model 14 Dec 2019 07:45 Text Size: A- A+ Front page There’s little good news for the government on the front pages today. The Citizenship Amendment Bill and its aftermath continue to dominate headlines Friday as the top publications report the intensifying protests in the …
  • Sheena Bora Trial: Why was Indrani overjoyed? 14 Dec 2019 07:34 Indrani was cheering Pasbola on from the back, with little, happy whoops, that she muffled with her chunni. Indrani was in her element on Friday. The defence's cross-examination was clearly going her way and Indrani was delighted. Vaihayasi Pande …
  • Dozen anti-CAB pleas filed in Supreme Court 14 Dec 2019 00:57 A petition by the leader of Opposition in Assam Assembly Debabrata Saikia stated that the amended citizenship law violates the Assam accord. New Delhi: The day Central government notified the controversial Citizenship Amedment Act, 12 petitions were filed …
  • NRC buzz triggers advisories, videos: Get IDs ready 14 Dec 2019 00:47 From Bengaluru to Kolkata, and Mumbai to Hyderabad, mosques, Muslim groups, lawyers and activists are rushing to ensure that community members have their identity documents in place. (Source: File Photo) THE UNUSUAL advisory is issued just before Friday …
  • Mumbai activists demand release of Kashmir leaders 14 Dec 2019 00:42 At least 25 non-profit organisations and the Communist Party of India protested against alleged human right violations in Jammu and Kashmir outside the iconic Churchgate railway station in Mumbai on Tuesday, Human Rights Day. A group of 20-25 protestors …
  • Strengthening Indian values 13 Dec 2019 22:08 At the beginning of 1950, resulting from the religious persecution of Hindus in erstwhile East Pakistan (now Bangladesh), lakhs of Hindus left their homes and came to India forever. (Express Archives) The Lok Sabha witnessed a historic moment at the stroke …
  • More petitions against new law filed in Supreme Court 13 Dec 2019 22:05 Moitra’s petition was mentioned before a bench headed by Chief Justice of India S A Bobde with her counsel urging the bench to take it up during the day or next week. (File) About a dozen petitioners, including Congress leader Jairam Ramesh and the All …