Tuesday, March 28, 2023


Cheetah brought to India last year dies of kidney ailment, MP govt says was sick before arrival

Sasha was one of 8 Namibian cheetahs brought to India last year as part of translocation project. MP forest dept says blood test revealed she was suffering from kidney infection.

Mississippi town mobilizes volunteers, opens mobile hospital after tornado kills 26

By Brendan O'Brien (Reuters) - Officials in Rolling Fork on Monday mobilized volunteers, organized logistics and opened a mobile hospital in the impoverished small town in western Mississippi

Obsidian disputes Alberta regulator’s finding that company caused seismic events

(Reuters) - Obsidian Energy Ltd said on Monday it does not agree with Alberta Energy Regulator's (AER) conclusion that the Canadian oil and gas producer triggered a series of earthquakes in Alberta

Trinseo to resume part operations at Pennsylvania plant after chemical spill

(Reuters) - Trinseo PLC said on Monday it was expecting to resume partial production at its Pennsylvania plant in the coming days, following the shutdown of the facility due to a chemical leak last

Italy looks to slow green transition drive to shield local firms

By Crispian Balmer ROME (Reuters) - In power for just five months, Italy's right-wing government is pushing back on an array of initiatives aimed at greening the economy, arguing that local business

Landslide kills at least 16 in Ecuador’s Andes

ALAUSI, Ecuador (Reuters) - At least 16 people were killed when a landslide triggered by heavy rains hit Ecuador's Andean region, the country's risk agency said on Monday. A large amount of earth

How two weather balloons led Mexico to ban solar geoengineering

By Cassandra Garrison MEXICO CITY(Reuters) - On an April day, the founder of a U.S. startup called Make Sunsets stood outside a camper van in Mexico’s Baja California and released two weather balloons

Australia edges closer to big emissions reduction bill with hit to gas investments

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's lower house on Monday passed an emissions reduction plan with curbs on some new gas and coal investments and a cap on total greenhouse gas emissions from the country's

Australia passes emissions reduction plan with curbs on some new gas, coal investments

‘Safeguard Mechanism’ reform legislation is key to Labor govt's pledge to cut emissions by 43% by 2030 in country that ranks as one of world's biggest carbon emitters per capita.

Berliners vote down referendum on tighter climate goals

By Riham Alkousaa BERLIN (Reuters) -A referendum in Berlin on Sunday that would have bound the city to strive to be climate neutral by 2030 has failed, the city's mayor Franziska Giffey said in a

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Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Anil Chauhan arrives at the South Block, in New Delhi | ThePrint photo by Suraj Singh Bisht

Resolve HR issues in Navy, Army, Air Force on 3 levels....

Unless anomalies are addressed and a system worked out to harmonise the differences, court cases could cause major problems in the management systems of the Services.
Representational image | File photo of the OFB pavilion at a DefExpo | Twitter/@SpokespersonMoD

Formed in 2021, 7 new defence PSUs to see steep decline...

DPSUs were formed after restructuring of Ordnance Factory Board. While most recorded profits in first six months, exports have also been declining, says govt.


HLFT-42 trainer aircraft of HAL on display at Aero India 2023 in Bengaluru | Photo: PTI

India ‘largest arms importer’ in 2018-2022, but defence exports hit ‘all-time...

India now exports to 'more than 80 countries'. Narendra Modi govt had in 2020 set target of Rs 35,000 cr export in aerospace and defence goods & services for next 5 years.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Four reasons the Sikhs are hurting. And it’s not about the...

'Causes' of anger are dera threat to Sikhism, incarceration of ‘Bandi Singhs’, inaction in sacrilege cases, & ‘if BJP-RSS want Hindu Rashtra, what’s wrong with Sikh Rashtra?’