Sunday , October 17 2021

WORLD

PM Participates in G20 Extraordinary Summit on Afghanistan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi participated virtually in the G20 Extraordinary Summit on Afghanistan earlier today. The Meeting was convened by Italy, which currently holds the G20 Presidency, and chaired by Italian Prime Minister Mr. Mario Draghi. Issues under consideration at the meeting related to the humanitarian situation; concerns relating to ... Read More »

3 employees killed in shooting at postal facility in Memphis

Memphis : Two US Postal Service workers were fatally shot Tuesday at a postal facility in Memphis and a third employee identified as the shooter died from a self-inflicted gunshot, authorities said. It was the third high-profile shooting in or near that west Tennessee city in weeks.   US Postal ... Read More »

GM reaches deal with LG to pay for Bolt battery recall costs

Detroit : LG Electronics has reached a deal with General Motors to pay $1.9 billion to $2 billion to reimburse the auto-maker for the cost of recalling Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicles due to the risk of battery fires. The auto-maker, which announced the deal in a statement early Tuesday, says ... Read More »

Al Ain Zooto releasenew bornRothschild’s Giraffes in Al Ain Safari

Al Ain : As part of itsefforts to provide the highest standards of healthy and smooth integration and behavioral rehabilitation for newborns, Al Ain Zoo is preparing to integrate its new-bornRothschild’s giraffes into Al Ain Safari to live alongside the existing group of 12 individuals in the largest man-made safari ... Read More »

4 policemen killed in northern Mexico, 1 wounded

Mexico City : Attackers killed four off-duty police officers in northern Mexico and wounded a fellow officer, sparking running gunbattles that terrified residents in the city of Zacatecas. Video posted on social media shows parents at a youth soccer match in the city taking cover on the ground with their ... Read More »

The latest AP stories on COVID-19 outbreak in the United States

Portland  : Maine”s rural areas need better access to COVID-19 testing, the head of the state”s Center for Disease Control and Prevention said. The percent positivity rate in some of Maine”s rural counties is much higher than it is in more densely populated areas such as Cumberland County. Federal data ... Read More »

Hindu statesman Zed urges Singapore to treat migrant workers as humans

Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed has urged Singapore to treat its sizeable population of indispensable migrant workers like human beings and not as livestock. Zed, who is President of Universal Society of Hinduism, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that these low-wage migrant workers should have same health-care, ... Read More »

Hindus disappointed as Estonia Culture Ministry refused to interfere in culturally insensitive ballet “La Bayadère”

Hindus are disheartened as Estonia Culture Ministry has refused to interfere in the presentation of “La Bayadère” ballet by Estonian National Opera (Rahvusooper Estonia) in Tallinn; scheduled for April 09-June 11, 2022; which they feel seriously trivializes Eastern religious and other traditions. Hindus now plan to appeal to President Kersti Kaljulaid and ... Read More »

Al Ain Zoo RhinoConservation

Al Ain  : Al Ain Zoo constantly works to apply itsprinciples of wildlife conservation by providing specialized care, proper nutrition and health care to all the animals in its care, and as such is taking all possible steps to conserve theRhinoceroses,which arean endangered species on the International Union for Conservation ... Read More »

Al Ain Zoo launches audio tour experiences for website visitors

AL AIN : Al Ain Zoo launches a dynamic new experience for website visitors that takes them on a fascinating journey through the Sheikh Zayed Desert Learning Centre, with three unique audio tours through the popular “Our Heritage, Our Identity”, “Zayed’s Footsteps”, and “Art of Architecture” tours.   Speaking on ... Read More »

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