News, August 12th

Amazon fires a ‘lie’, says Brazil’s Bolsonaro Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has said it is a “lie” that fires are ravaging the Amazon rainforest, despite data from his own government showing the number of blazes is rising. The far-right leader has faced international condemnation for presiding over huge fires and rising deforestation in the AmazonContinue reading “News, August 12th”

News, August 10th

‘Hell’s kitchen’ in West Asia – IAF pilots flying the first batch of Rafales from the Dassault Aviation Facility in France had barely settled down to relax at the UAE’s Al Dhafra air base, where they were breaking journey, when they found themselves exposed to what they feared might be a fatal danger. They scrambledContinue reading “News, August 10th”

News, August 9th

From Dragon to the land of ‘Ascending Dragon’ – Since the face-off between India and China in Ladakh, there has been strident cries for boycotting Chinese products. The government has already put some barriers on economic engagement with China. It has restricted Chinese FDI approvals and blocked 59 Chinese Apps, imposed stricter regulations for GovernmentContinue reading “News, August 9th”

News, July 29th

Australia wildfires ‘killed or displaced’ nearly 3 billion animals, declared among ‘worst wildlife disasters’ in history – The devastating wildfire season in Australia that stretched from last July through March impacted far more animals than previously estimated, scientists said Tuesday in a new report. The fires caused widespread destruction and mass evacuations in the easternContinue reading “News, July 29th”