OVER 80 DEATHS IN UK HOME OFFICE ACCOMMODATION SINCE 2020: REPORT

Sun 26 June 2022: At least 107 asylum seekers who were living in government housing in the UK have passed away in the last five years, with the majority of those fatalities being reported since 2020, according to an investigation, 82 deaths have occurred after 2020 out of the 107 deaths reported between April 2016 […]

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CHINESE FIRM BUILDS EV BATTERY WITH RANGE OF 1,000 KM IN SINGLE CHARGE.

Sun 26 June 2022: Contemporary Amperex Technology Co Ltd (CATL), China’s top automotive lithium-ion battery manufacturer, unveiled a new battery that gives electric cars a driving range of more than 1,000 kilometers on a single charge. With the third generation of cell-to-pack (CTP) technology, the battery named Qilin, or CTP 3.0 battery, has a volume […]

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GOOGLE: SEARCH RANKINGS WILL ONLY USE THE FIRST 15MB OF A WEBPAGE

Sun 26 June 2022: The tech giant Google has defined how its Googlebot ranks pages, stating that it will only crawl the first 15 MB of a webpage and that anything beyond this point will not be taken into account when determining rankings. “any resources referenced in the HTML such as images, videos, CSS and […]

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SOUTH AFRICA: MORE THAN DOZEN FOUND DEAD IN NIGHTCLUB AS POLICE PROBE CAUSE

Sun 26 June 2022: South African authorities are investigating the deaths of at least 17 people found inside a popular tavern in the city of East London. Early on Sunday, bodies were discovered in the Enyobeni Tavern. Multiple injuries were also reported. “The circumstances surrounding the incident are under investigation as we speak,” a police […]

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AMNESTY INDIA CONDEMNS THE ARREST OF HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVIST TEESTA SETALVAD

Sat 25 June 2022:  Amnesty India on Saturday condemned the detention of human rights activist Teesta Setalvad and raised questions over the highandedness of Indian authorities. In its official tweet it said that the activist’s detention sends a chilling message to the civil society and further shrinks the space for dissent in the country. TEESTA […]

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BITCOIN HEADING TO ZERO, CHINA WARNS INVESTORS

Sat 25 June 2022: Chinese state-run daily Economic Daily has issued a warning to investors that the price of the most popular cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, is “heading to zero” as the market struggles due to the worldwide downturn. The warning came as the cryptocurrency market continued to face meltdown with Bitcoin hovering around $21,000 per digital […]

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WEST PROVIDES ‘ENDLESS MONEY’ FOR UKRAINE BUT NO AID TO AFGHANS, EU LAWMAKER SAYS

Sat 25 June 2022: A member of the EU parliament criticized the West for providing Ukraine with significant financial help while failing to aid the war-torn Afghanistan. Mick Wallace criticized the West for its unwavering support of Ukraine while turning a blind eye to Afghanistan’s urgent need for food help in his remarks during a […]

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UKRAINE ALREADY USING US-SUPPLIED ROCKET SYSTEMS IN CONFLICT

Sat 25 June 2022: The country’s top general claimed on Saturday that HIMARS rocket systems supplied by the United States are already operational and attacking targets in regions of Ukraine that are occupied by Russia. “Artillerymen of the Armed Forces of Ukraine skillfully hit certain targets – military targets of the enemy on our, Ukrainian, […]

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JAMIAT FACTIONS LOOK TO UNITE TO FIGHT AGAINST INCREASING ISLAMOPHOBIA IN INDIA

Sat 25 June 2022: The two factions of the powerful Muslim religious organisation Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind (JUH), which are both led by Deobandi clerics, are attempting to reconcile fourteen years after the JUH split. In 2008, the division occurred because members of its working committee raised questions about the way the leader at the time, Maulana […]

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MEDIA FREEDOM, SAFETY OF JOURNALISTS HAVE DECLINED DANGEROUSLY AROUND THE WORLD: UN EXPERT

Sat 25 June 2022: Media freedom and the safety of journalists have dangerously declined around the world with grave negative effects on human rights, democracy and global development, a UN expert said Friday. “In a climate of surging authoritarianism and backsliding of democracies, populist leaders have actively sought to demonize and discredit independent journalists,” Irene Khan, UN Special […]

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