Day: January 12, 2021

Oldest son of Oman’s sultan becomes country’s first crown | Incredible Solutions Tech

As Sultan Haitham’s oldest son, Dhi Yazan bin Haitham is first in line to succeed his father under new ‘fundamental law’. The oldest son of Oman’s sultan became the first crown prince in the country’s history on Tuesday as the Gulf state published a new “fundamental law” stipulating the...

Boeing orders come up short despite 737 MAX’s return to the | Incredible Solutions Tech

The market for new planes remains depressed by the coronavirus pandemic, which has caused airlines to reconsider their aircraft purchases. Boeing Co got a bump in orders and deliveries of new planes in December, but it wasn’t enough to salvage a poor year for the big aircraft maker. Chicago-based...

US officials say 70 charged in Capitol riot ‘just the | Incredible Solutions Tech

More than 170 investigative case files have been opened relating to the Capitol Hill riot in support of President Donald Trump that left five people dead last week, United States law enforcement officials said on Tuesday. More than 70 charges ranging from misdemeanour trespassing to felony arms charges have...

Indian Premier League – IPL 2020 News : BCCI Apex Council to discuss Ranji

News A decision on the matter will be taken during a meeting on January 17 The Indian cricket board is set to organise a curtailed Ranji Trophy tournament from next month, and in all likelihood, in the same six bio-bubbles created for the ongoing Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. A...

Defiant Trump says impeachment move ‘very dangerous’ for the | Incredible Solutions Tech

In an effort to burnish his legacy, President Donald Trump toured a section of newly constructed wall along the US-Mexico border Tuesday, but also defiantly criticised legislators’ efforts to derail his presidency in its final days. During his remarks in Alamo, Texas, Trump said that discussion of invoking the...

Trillion-dollar question: US-China tech tensions ratchet up | | Incredible Solutions Tech

The threat of a $1 trillion United States sanctions hit on the Chinese internet giants that have led emerging market stocks to their first record high since 2007 is overshadowing the rally, just as increased scrutiny from Beijing itself squeezes valuations. US-China tensions ratcheted up in recent days as...

Biden to tap Obama-era regulator Gensler to lead SEC: Sources | Incredible Solutions Tech

Gary Gensler was chair of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission from 2009 to 2014. Gary Gensler, a leading financial regulator under the administration of US President Barack Obama, is expected to be named chair of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) by President-elect Joe Biden in coming...

US court stays female inmate’s execution, cites mental health | Incredible Solutions Tech

Judge blocks execution of Lisa Montgomery, the only woman on federal death row, to allow mental health hearing. A federal judge in Indiana blocked Tuesday’s scheduled execution of convicted murderer Lisa Montgomery, the only woman on federal death row in the United States, to allow a hearing on whether...

Egypt court acquits TikTok stars jailed over ‘debauchery’ | | Incredible Solutions Tech

The two young female TikTok users were sentenced last July for ‘breaching public morals’. An Egyptian appeals court has acquitted two young women imprisoned for “attacking society’s values” over videos they published on TikTok. The women had been sentenced to two years in prison last July for “breaching public...

Ethiopia warns Sudan over military build-up amid border | Incredible Solutions Tech

Tensions over longstanding feud over the disputed al-Fashqa region come amid new impasse in three-way dispute over mega-dam. Ethiopia has accused Sudanese forces of pushing further into a contested border region that has been the site of deadly clashes in recent weeks, warning that its “peaceful” approach to the...

Mexico moves to create world’s largest legal cannabis market | | Incredible Solutions Tech

The reforms would allow the legal cultivation of marijuana on Mexican soil after decades of violence between drug cartels and authorities. Mexico’s health ministry on Tuesday published rules to regulate the use of medicinal cannabis, a major step in a broader reform to create the world’s largest legal cannabis...

Bangladesh’s Beximco could sell AstraZeneca vaccine by next | Incredible Solutions Tech

Private sales of the vaccine could go for a retail price of 1,125 taka ($13.27) per dose, Beximco’s COO told Reuters. Bangladesh’s Beximco Pharmaceuticals will buy up to three million doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine from Serum Institute of India at about $8 each for sale on the...

For Heavily Indebted Small Islands, Resilience-Building is the | Incredible Solutions Tech

Opiniongeneva Tuesday, January 12, 2021 Inter Press Service Yasa was yet another major tropical storm to devastate an island nation in 2020. Similarly, the Atlantic Ocean region saw its most active hurricane season on record. Small island developing states (SIDS) experience the world’s highest frequency of natural disasters, among...

Ex-officers charged in George Floyd death to be tried | Incredible Solutions Tech

Judge rules that Derek Chauvin, the former police officer who held his his knee on Floyd’s neck, will be tried alone. Derek Chauvin the white police officer who held his knee on the neck of George Floyd for several minutes will be tried separately from the three other former...

Against Trump We Lived Better — Global Issues | Incredible Solutions Tech

Credit: White House. Opinion by Joaquin Roy (miami) Tuesday, January 12, 2021 Inter Press Service MIAMI, Jan 12 (IPS) – When the “year in which we lived dangerously” has ended, let’s ask about a “new era”, once the defeat of Donald Trump has been confirmed. The new scene is...