For the first time in the history of the Indian port industry, Kattupalli Port has announced that it has utilised the breakwater rock area for the installation of an on-grid solar generation plant, with an installed capacity of 15KWp.
Africa’s Covid-19 cases pass 11.57 mn
The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Africa reached 11,570,885, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said.
More cases of monkeypox virus likely in Britain
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has issued an warning that more cases of the monkeypox virus could be reported in Britain. An investigation is underway by British health officials to detect the cause of the outbreak which has hit mainly London, now affecting nine people, Xinhua news agency reported.
N Korea planning nuclear test soon
North Korea has been gauging the timing to conduct what would be its seventh nuclear test after completing its preparations.
Chinese people ‘unhappy’ under Xi Jinping’s regime
Chinese citizens continue to remain in an unhappy state and face the totalitarian regime of the Chinese Communist Party while it openly declares its dominance of the legal system and also rejects judicial independence. According to The Hongkong Post, the local courts in the communist nation are not often regarded in high esteem in the country.
Lanka decreases limit of foreign currency people can hold
Sri Lanka’s Central Bank on Thursday decided to substantially decrease the limit of foreign currency a person can hold in his possession to $10,000 from $15,000 as the forex crisis has led to limited imports with no gasoline in filling stations in the country facing the worst economic crisis.
Uber rolls out new measures
To address issues like ride cancellations, refusal to accept online payments etc, Uber has rolled out new measures. The ride hailing app company has announced a series of new product features and initiatives to improve the experience of both drivers and riders.
Leather industry must seek zero carbon footprint
The Indian leather industry must seek net-zero carbon footprint to meet the environmental norms, Union Minister of State for Science and Technology, Earth Sciences and PMO Dr Jitendra Singh said.
33-year-old daughter donates liver to save father
A 33-year-old daughter–a mother of two children saved the life of her 63-year-old father, suffering from end stage liver cirrhosis, by donating her liver and the transplant was successfully done by a team of doctors at the Fortis Hospital, Vadapalani, in the city.
FM welcomes SC’s verdicts in Perarivalan case
Welcoming the recent Supreme Court judgments holding that the recommendations of GST Council is not binding on Centre and State and the release of Perarivalan, convicted in former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, State Finance Minister Palanivel Thiaga Rajan said the verdicts safeguarded the State’s rights.