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COP26: Document leak reveals nations lobbying to change key climate report

Coal power plant chimney A huge leak of documents seen by BBC News shows how countries are trying to change a crucial scientific report on how to tackle climate change. The leak reveals Saudi Arabia, Japan and Australia are among countries asking the UN to play down the need to move rapidly away from fossil fuels. It also shows some wealthy nations are questioning paying more to poorer states to move to greener technologies. This "lobbying" raises questions for the COP26 climate summit in November.…

Air Cargo Services Size 2021 by Product, Revenue, Price, Industry Share, Growth Opportunity and Forecast to 2026 Research Report by MSR

A new report on the global Air Cargo Services market that shed light on the effective examination techniques. This report summarizes the technologies, which can help to scale up the growth of the businesses in the near future. The report also gives detailed information on the global market in terms of its revenue and various dynamic aspects of economic growth such as Air Cargo Services . The annual volume of the market is examined from the year 2020 to 2025. The overview of the market…

Gitex Future Stars: North Stars in the making

Gitex, the Middle East’s largest technology exhibition is one of the most important events for those in the technology sector. It is the show that brings different industries together, to demonstrate the latest innovations and gadgets. Traditionally, it was the telecoms companies that dominated, the likes of Etisalat and Huawei led vast sections of the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC), showcasing the technologies of the future, from robot chefs to flying cars. While the Etisalat stand continues to attract visitors, who this year queued up…

Safety on the Internet has become the most important thing not only to us at Google but to everyone in society: Sanjay Gupta

In August this year, Google received 35,191 complaints from users across India, as per its latest Transparency Report. Based on that, 93,550 pieces of content or information were removed. Further, 6,51,933 pieces of content were removed post automatic detection through artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML). Over the years, the technology company seems to have ramped up its ability to detect fraudulent, abusive, egregious content. As users spend more time online, safety has been a key area of concern, especially that of children. The…

Citigroup Asia Retail Units Set to Draw Bids From DBS, StanChart

(Bloomberg) — DBS Group Holdings Ltd. and Standard Chartered Plc are among the lenders planning to bid for Citigroup Inc. consumer banking assets in Asia as the U.S. lender divests units across five markets in the region, according to people familiar with the matter. Most Read from Bloomberg Binding bids for Citigroup’s retail assets in Indonesia, the Philippines, Taiwan and Thailand are due Friday, while offers for the India unit are due next week, said the people, who asked not to be identified because the…

Live news: India nears 1 bn vaccine doses, 52 die in Uttarakhand rains

Health workers walk through a residential area in Chennai during a door-to-door Covid-19 vaccination campaign on October 20, 2021. (PTI Photo) Live news updates: India is set to complete administering 1 billion doses (100 crore) of Covid-19 vaccines on Thursday, prompting the government to mark the "vaccine century" with celebrations at Delhi’s Red Fort as questions are asked about the gap between two inoculations. The number of people who have died in Uttarakhand in rains this week has risen to 52. At least five people…

Australia hammered by Sharma and India in final T20 World Cup warmup

Australia fell to a thumping eight-wicket defeat to India in their final Twenty20 World Cup warmup match. Aaron Finch’s team never recovered from a bad start in which they were reduced to 11 for three. Steve Smith, with a 48-ball 57, enabled them to reach 152 for five but India cruised to the target with more than two overs to spare. Australia dismissed only one batsman, with Rohit Sharma retiring when he reached 60 to provide batting practice for his teammates. Underlining the status of…

‘World takes a strong nation seriously’: Gadkari on need to increase India’s defence capability

‘World takes a strong nation seriously’: Gadkari on need to increase India’s defence capability Insurance scheme for health workers fighting Covid-19 extended Here’s an ode to a song on World Music Day Buddha inspires our Constitution, Dhamma-Chakra resplendent in Tricolour: PM Modi NEW DELHI: Pitching for the government’s thrust on increasing defence capability, Union road transport minister Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday said India needs to be strong to maintain stability in the region as only a strong person or country can ensure peace and order.…

CCP Uses Border Disputes to Blame India and U.S., Vindicate China | Opinion

Chinese and Indian troops appear " deadlocked " in a border dispute in the Himalayas, with both countries experiencing their worst border skirmishes " in decades ." Chances of reconciliation appear remote, as a thirteenth round of talks have failed. Meanwhile, China and Bhutan signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to negotiate their border disputes. Chinese Communist Party (CCP) media is taking advantage of these developments by casting blame on India, portraying China as acting in good faith and throwing shade on the U.S.-India alliance.…

Whether in India or the UK, discrimination begins in school

Sameena Dalwani writes: Patriarchy is an unimaginative system. Early in the morning, my brother’s message wakes me up from my slumber: “…and it has started!” My nephew told his parents that one of his friends at school informed him that half of the class does not want to play with him because they do not like Chinese faces. How does the friend know this? It seems he asked the other kids. My nephew is six years old — a truly beautiful boy of Chinese-Indian parentage…