Electric Vehicle Prices In Europe Expected To Drop, EU Companies To Compete With China

Dublin: A significant transformation is on the horizon for the European automotive industry as efforts are underway to produce and market electric vehicles (EVs) at more affordable prices. Leading car manufacturers are hinting that compact electric cars manufactured in Europe could soon be available for as low as €25,000. This development has the potential to … Read more

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Proposes Green Initiatives & Climate Commitments At G20 Summit

In the concluding session of the G20 Summit held in Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi emphasized India’s commitment to global interactions rooted in the belief that “the world is a family.” Highlighting India’s rich heritage of diverse faiths and traditions, PM Modi stressed the importance of democracy and open dialogue. India, as the host nation, … Read more

Vikram Lander Achieves Successful Hop Experiment In Chandrayaan-3 Mission, Paving The Way For Future Lunar Exploration

In a significant milestone for the Chandrayaan-3 mission, the Vikram lander has successfully completed a hop experiment, according to the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). During the experiment, the lander fired its engines on command, elevating itself by approximately 40 cm and safely landing just 30–40 cm away from its initial position. This achievement is … Read more

India Launches New Space Mission Aditya-L1 To Observe The Sun

In a significant milestone for India’s burgeoning space program, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has successfully launched the Aditya-L1 mission on a remarkable journey to study the Sun’s outermost layers. This launch comes just a week after India’s triumphant unmanned Moon landing, further solidifying the country’s position in the global space race. The Aditya-L1 … Read more

Indian train collision in Odisha, nearly 300 dead, another 900 injured

The country’s biggest rail catastrophe in more than two decades, the collision of two Indian passenger trains in Odisha state has resulted in 288 deaths and more than 850 injuries, a state government official told AFP on Saturday. One passenger train is thought to have derailed before being struck by another on the adjacent track … Read more

Netflix expands password-sharing crackdown worldwide

In an effort to boost income at the top streaming video provider, Netflix on Tuesday expanded its crackdown on customers sharing passwords with anyone outside of their immediate family . According to a statement from the corporation, “A Netflix account is for use by one household.” In the beginning of the year, Netflix stated that more … Read more

WhatsApp introduces new feature to edit messages

A new feature that is expected to transform WhatsApp will be introduced. WhatsApp users may now edit their sent messages to correct any mistakes, whether they were embarrassing typos or mistakenly pushing “send” before finishing your statement . But there’s a catch as the edit option will only be available for 15 minutes after the … Read more

Half of animal species in population decline worldwide, research finds

New study found that the population numbers of over half of the animal species that live on Earth’s surface are now declining. The research, which was just released, is the most extensive of its sort to date and evaluates how population densities have changed over time for more than 70,000 animal species from all over … Read more

Facebook-owner Meta fined €1.2 billion by Irish data watchdog

The Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC) has fined Facebook parent firm Meta €1.2 billion for violations involving the transfer of personal data from the EU to the US. It surpasses the previous record fine of €746 million, which was levied on Amazon in 2021, to become the highest EU privacy fine ever. As part of … Read more

Plastic-eating fungi found in Chinese coastal salt marshes

The identification of plastic-eating fungi and bacteria in salt marshes near the Chinese coast by an international team of researchers opens up new opportunities for the management of global waste. Researchers from China and the UK collected samples of microorganisms in May 2021 from China’s Dafeng, a UNESCO-protected location close to the Yellow Sea shore. … Read more

Global temperatures set to be hottest ever in next five years : WMO

Global temperatures are likely to surge to record levels in the next five years, fuelled by heat-trapping greenhouse gases and a naturally occurring El Niño event, according to a new update issued by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).  There is a 66% chance that the annual average near-surface global temperature between 2023 and 2027 will be more … Read more

WHO declares Covid-19 is no longer global health emergency

The World Health Organization (WHO) declared that Covid-19 no longer represents a global health emergency, a major step towards the end of the pandemic that has killed more than 6.9 million people, disrupted the global economy and ravaged communities. The global health agency’s emergency committee met on Thursday and recommended the UN organization declare an … Read more