Steve May 16, 2022

In 2007, 22-year-old P. Ramesh’s groundnut farm was losing money. As was the norm in most of India (and still is), Ramesh was using a cocktail of pesticides and fertilizers across his 2.4 hectares in the Anantapur district of southern India. In this desert-like area, which gets less than 600 millimeters of rainfall most years, […]

Steve May 16, 2022

As forensic investigators in Ukraine uncover evidence of killings that may amount to war crimes, experts of a different kind are at work to document the effect of Russia’s war on the environment. Ukraine’s ministry in charge of environmental protection said in a briefing last month that destroyed military equipment and ammunition, as well as […]

Steve May 16, 2022

The top Catholic clergyman in Jerusalem has condemned the police beating of mourners carrying the coffin of slain Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, who was killed by Israeli forces last Wednesday, accusing Israeli authorities of violating human rights and disrespecting the Catholic Church. Latin Patriarch Pierbattista Pizzaballa told reporters on Monday at St Joseph […]

Steve May 16, 2022

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government has released a list of redrawn electoral constituencies in Indian-administered Kashmir, giving greater representation to the Muslim-majority region’s Hindu areas and drawing condemnation from political parties in the valley. On May 5, a government-appointed delimitation commission announced 90 assembly constituencies for the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir, excluding Ladakh, […]

Steve May 16, 2022

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has blasted officials over slow medicine deliveries and ordered his military to respond to the largely undiagnosed COVID-19 crisis that has left 1.2 million people ill with fever and 50 dead in a matter of days By KIM TONG-HYUNG and HYUNG-JIN KIM Associated Press May 16, 2022, 8:09 AM […]

Steve May 16, 2022

The US Army’s Unsettling New Recruitment Video for Psychological Warfare (taskandpurpose.com) Posted by EditorDavid on Monday May 16, 2022 @07:34AM from the all-you-can-be dept. Task and Purpose reports on “a new and somewhat unnerving recruiting pitch from the U.S. Army’s 4th Psychological Operations Group” that asks viewers one simple question: “Have you ever wondered who’s […]

Steve May 16, 2022

Source: AP By DAVID KOENIG McDonald’s said Monday that it has started the process of selling its Russian business, which includes 850 restaurants that employ 62,000 people, making it the latest major Western corporation to exit Russia since it invaded Ukraine in February. The fast food giant pointed to the humanitarian crisis caused by the […]

Steve May 16, 2022

If you want to run a modern version of Windows, you can choose between Windows 10 and Windows 11. If you have an Apple computer, then it will run macOS, and if you don’t fancy any of those options, then you can opt for various flavors of Linux distro. But what if you’re not blown […]

Steve May 16, 2022

An increasing volume of regulations surrounding the security and privacy of data have been implemented in recent years. This represents a challenge for businesses that need to ensure they remain compliant. The challenge has become even greater due to the pandemic and the consequent shift in working patterns. So how can enterprises ensure that they […]

Steve May 16, 2022

Tracking, marketing, and analytics firms have been exfiltrating the email addresses of internet users from web forms prior to submission and without user consent, according to security researchers. Some of these firms are said to have also inadvertently grabbed passwords from these forms. In a research paper scheduled to appear at the Usenix ’22 security […]

Steve May 16, 2022

Sen. Bernie Sanders on Sunday called Democratic Sens. Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema out by name for undercutting their own party’s legislative agenda, including desperately needed action to rein in carbon emissions, reduce income and wealth inequality, and protect abortion rights. “Why don’t you stand up for ordinary Americans and not just your wealthy campaign […]

Steve May 16, 2022

Image source, AFPImage caption, Employees spray disinfectant and wipe surfaces in North Korea’s capital, Pyongyang North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un has lambasted health officials and ordered the army to help distribute medicine, as a wave of Covid cases sweeps through the country. More than a million people have now been sickened by what Pyongyang is […]

Steve May 16, 2022

Without naming a prospective Russian buyer, McDonald’s said Monday that it would seek one to hire its workers and pay them until the sale closes. Published On 16 May 202216 May 2022 More than three decades after it became the first American fast food restaurant to open in the Soviet Union, McDonald’s said Monday that […]