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India’s rising temperatures already deadly, study shows

India’s rising temperatures already deadly, study shows

Heat-related mortality may increase as 25 percent of country’s total population lacks access to electricity India is now two and a half times more likely to experience a deadly heat wave than a half century ago, and all it took was an increase in the average temperature of just 0.5C, a study shows. The average […]

ISIS massacres civilians while preventing them from fleeing Mosul

ISIS massacres civilians while preventing them from fleeing Mosul

The Iraqi Observatory for Human Rights said civilians in the Zanjili neighborhood in Mosul are living tragic circumstances as they are getting killed by ISIS while attempting to flee the group’s strongholds. “ISIS is preventing civilians from fleeing. If they receive any information that someone is trying to escape or if they capture anyone while […]

Egypt blocks financial newspaper website

Egypt blocks financial newspaper website

Egypt has blocked the website of one of its most prominent financial newspapers, the paper’s owner said on Sunday, expanding a media blackout initiated last week to curb what authorities called support for “terrorism” and fake news. The censorship of Al-Boursa, a widely read financial newspaper that generally steers clear of politics and reflects the […]

Yogi effect: RSS men convert 43 Muslims in Uttar Pradesh to Hinduism

Yogi effect: RSS men convert 43 Muslims in Uttar Pradesh to Hinduism

Once Adityanath became the chief minister, convincing members of the minority community to change their faith was easier, says RSS activist. With Adityanath’s elevation as the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh creating a climate of uncertainty among the state’s minorities, activists of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh are finding greater success in their programme to persuade […]

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