Day: February 2, 2021

UK’s fundraising hero Captain Tom Moore passes away with COVID | Incredible Solutions Tech

The centenarian gained fame last year after raising tens of millions of dollars for the UK’s National Health Service amid pandemic. A British World War II veteran who raised millions of pounds for health service workers on the frontline of the battle against COVID-19 has died aged 100, his...

A Counter-Narrative? Ruminations Around Holocaust Memorial Day | Incredible Solutions Tech

Opinion by Azza Karam (new york) Tuesday, February 02, 2021 Inter Press Service NEW YORK, Feb 02 (IPS) – Azza Karam is the Secretary General of Religions for Peace, and Professor of Religion and Development at the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam.For more than two decades, the mantra was “PVE” (preventing...

Ulta Beauty to invest $25m in diversity and inclusion measures | Incredible Solutions Tech

Cosmetics retailer Ulta Beauty announced it will invest more than $25m this year to improve the diversity of its product mix, including doubling the number of beauty products from Black-owned brands. Cosmetics retailer Ulta Beauty said on Tuesday that it’s investing more than $25m this year to improve the...

Detained Aung San Suu Kyi in ‘good health’, says NLD official | Incredible Solutions Tech

Comments by party official come before UN Security Council meeting on military’s latest seizure of power in Myanmar. A senior official from the party of Myanmar’s detained leader Aung San Suu Kyi has said he has learned that her health is good and that she was not being moved...

Exxon defends dividend after posting first annual loss in | Incredible Solutions Tech

Besieged by activist investors, lawmakers and climate-change campaigners, Exxon Mobil pledged to protect its massive dividend despite posting its first annual loss in at least 40 years. Exxon Mobil Corp. pledged to safeguard its mammoth dividend after posting its first annual loss in at least 40 years, a show...

Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine 91 percent effective, says study | | Incredible Solutions Tech

Russian scientists say the country’s Sputnik V vaccine appears safe and effective against COVID-19, according to early results of an advanced study published in a British medical journal. The news is a boost for the shot that is increasingly being bought by nations around the world who are desperate...

Israel-Kosovo diplomatic ties slammed by Serbia, Turkey | | Incredible Solutions Tech

While Serbia criticises Israeli recognition of Kosovo’s statehood, Turkey says Kosovo’s plan to move embassy to Jerusalem violates international law. Serbia’s foreign minister has expressed dismay over Israel’s decision to recognise Kosovo, a former Serbian province whose statehood Belgrade denies, saying officials were “not happy” with the development. The...

Israel sees six-months before Iran’s nuclear material | Incredible Solutions Tech

Contradicting Biden administration, Israeli energy minister doubles time frame for Iran to produce fissile material needed for a nuclear weapon. Israel’s energy minister says it would take Iran six months to produce enough fissile material for a single nuclear weapon – a timeline twice as long as that anticipated...

‘Don’t feel sorry for Suu Kyi’: Rohingya refugees on Myanmar | Incredible Solutions Tech

Dhaka, Bangladesh – Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh have condemned the military coup in Myanmar but say they do not “feel sorry” for de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s removal from power. Speaking to Al Jazeera at the sprawling Kutupalong refugee camp in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar district, Rohingya community...

What next as Israel steps up attacks on Iranian forces in | Incredible Solutions Tech

While Israel has worked to counter Iran’s efforts to extend its influence in Syria for a decade, recent developments indicate an increased push to eradicate the Iranian presence, raising questions about what comes next. Israel’s latest wave of attacks on January 12 in eastern Syria was broad and precise....

Myanmar aerobics instructor dances through military coup | | Incredible Solutions Tech

The video shows armoured vehicles driving behind the instructor, accidentally capturing the military coup-in-progress. Pumping her arms to an electronic beat, aerobics instructor Khing Hnin Wai appeared oblivious as a convoy of armoured vehicles drove by – accidentally capturing Myanmar’s military coup-in-progress in a surreal video that has now...

UK house prices slip for first time since June, may fall | Incredible Solutions Tech

Fall comes as tax break set to expire and amid concerns over the COVID pandemic’s impact on the economy. British house prices have fallen for the first time in seven months in January before the end of a tax cut for buyers on March 31, mortgage lender Nationwide said,...

Ocasio-Cortez recalls Capitol attack, calls for accountability | Incredible Solutions Tech

Congresswoman equates Republican calls to move on from the January 6 incident to other forms of abuse, including brushing off sexual assault. US Democratic Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has described being terrified for her life during the storming of the US Capitol, doubling down on calls for Republican politicians to...

Myanmar Coup Sends Chilling Message that Military wont | Incredible Solutions Tech

Myanmar’s military has sized control of government and reportedly detained civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi, senior members of her governing National League for Democracy (NLD) as well as human rights activists and student leaders. Courtesy: Yves Alarie on Unsplash by Nalisha Kalideen (bonn, germany) Monday, February 01, 2021 Inter...

Indian Premier League – IPL 2020 News : Matt Prior – India is ‘toughest

England are unlikely to need any reminders about the physical challenge that their four-Test series in India will pose this month after four tough weeks in the Sri Lankan heat, but a picture Nick Compton posted on Instagram recently might serve as one all the same. Compton captured Matt...