The Omicron variant of COVID-19 is posing a severe threat to mankind again. It brings back memories of the draconian lockdown days, when all of us were immensely inconvenienced. The Netherlands is going into strict lockdown from
As scientists race to understand the consequences of the Omicron COVID-19 variant, one of the most important questions is whether this new version of the coronavirus can outrun the globally dominant Delta variant. The World Health Organization
Just when we thought that the Omicron crisis was the last of its kind, in comes the news like a sledgehammer: the discovery of a new COVID variant in France, temporarily called ‘IHU’. The new variant from the lineage named B.1.640.2
For a long time, the emphasis on clean energy in the battle against climate crisis turned on the non-conventional energy resources like solar, wind and hydro. Though nuclear power was a popular option for efficient and continuous power production in the post-Second World War decade of the 1950s
The summer of 1973 was my baptism into national politics, as my teenage self was riveted by the legendary saga of Watergate. I watched the months of Justice Department investigations, congressional hearings and news reports that laid out the case against a president, Richard Nixon, accused of
The Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, was in the UAE to participate in the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP28). PM Modi has proposed holding COP 33 in 2028 in India. PM Modi had called for supporting developing countries with
It’s so sad that Cyclone Michaung killed nine people in India’s southern city Chennai. It’s very important people should pay attention to the Indian Meteorological Department and move to a safe place temporarily (“Nine dead as cyclone batters India’s southeast coast,” Dec.5, Gulf Today website).