Day: February 4, 2021

Johnson & Johnson asks US to approve single-dose COVID jab | | Incredible Solutions Tech

J&J’s single-shot vaccine could help boost supply and simplify the US immunisation campaign, which continues to lag behind schedule. Johnson & Johnson said on Thursday it has asked United States health regulators to authorise its single-dose COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use. The drugmaker’s application to the US Food and...

New record: S&P 500, Nasdaq post new closing highs on upbeat | Incredible Solutions Tech

Investors are betting on pandemic stimulus and healthy tech earnings to keep lifting markets. United States stocks rose more than 1 percent on Thursday and the S&P 500 and Nasdaq posted record closing highs after another batch of upbeat earnings and data suggesting the labour market may be stabilizing....

China & Russia Throw Protective Arms Around Myanmar — Global | Incredible Solutions Tech

Bagan, Myanmar, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Credit: World Bank/Markus Kostner by Thalif Deen (united nations) Thursday, February 04, 2021 Inter Press Service UNITED NATIONS, Feb 04 (IPS) – The UN Special Envoy on Myanmar, Christine Schraner Burgener, appealed to the Security Council on February 2 to unite in support...

Musk’s $886m internet service subsidy at risk as critics cry | Incredible Solutions Tech

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission faces pressure from rural internet service providers to deny a planned $886 million subsidy to Elon Musk’s SpaceX for beaming broadband to underserved areas from outer space. Even before winning a competition for the funds, SpaceX had set up its service and begun launching satellites. More...

Indian Premier League – IPL 2020 News : Kohli confirms Pant in playing XI,

News At the start of a home season, Pant and Kuldeep are finally looking at a decent run in the Test side The 2018-19 India tour of Australia seemed like the start of the era of Rishabh Pant and Kuldeep Yadav. Pant ended the series with a century, becoming...

Why its Crucial Not to Limit the Youth’s Access and Use of | Incredible Solutions Tech

A mother and her child from West Point, a low-income neighbourhood of Monrovia, Liberia (file photo). It is estimated that 20,000 girls under the age of 18 give birth everyday in developing countries — amounting to 7.3 million births a year. Research shows that the media is the main...

Biden set to accept more refugees after years of Trump cuts | | Incredible Solutions Tech

Biden has pledged to restore the US’s historic role as a country that welcomes refugees from around the world. US President Joe Biden will issue an executive order to build up the country’s capacity to accept refugees, National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan said during a White House briefing on...

El Aromo Solar Project Sets Precedent for Renewable Energy in | Incredible Solutions Tech

Panorama of the port city of Manta, in Ecuador, close to where the El Aromo project is planned to be built. Photo: Diego Lizcano / Flick-CC BY-NC-ND 2.0. by Tristan Partridge (santiago) Thursday, February 04, 2021 Inter Press Service SANTIAGO, Feb 04 (IPS) – In December 2020, the “El Aromo”...

Sixteen African nations show interest in AU COVID vaccine plan | Incredible Solutions Tech

Africa CDC director says countries asked for 114 million doses in total and allocations could be announced within three weeks. Sixteen African countries have shown interest in securing COVID-19 vaccines under an African Union (AU) plan, and allocations could be announced in the next three weeks, the head of...

Democratic impeachment managers ask Trump to testify under | Incredible Solutions Tech

The managers want to grill Trump for next week’s impeachment trial about their allegation that he incited a riot. The Democrats in the US House of Representatives who will prosecute former President Donald Trump in his impeachment trial have asked him to testify next week about his conduct before...

Baby food brands contain ‘dangerous’ toxic metals, US panel | Incredible Solutions Tech

United States congressional investigators found “dangerous levels of toxic heavy metals” in certain baby foods that could cause neurological damage, a House of Representatives oversight subcommittee said in a report released on Thursday. The panel examined baby foods made by Nurture Inc, Hain Celestial Group Inc, Beech-Nut Nutrition and...

In Pictures: Mexico’s Tigres UANL seal progress at Club World | Incredible Solutions Tech

Doha, Qatar – Mexico’s Tigres UANL came from behind to beat Asian champions Ulsan Hyundai 2-1 in the opening match of the 2020 FIFA Club World Cup which kicked off in Qatar on Thursday. The tournament, comprising five regional football champions and host country league winners, was scheduled to...

UN calls for Bangladesh army probe after Al Jazeera | Incredible Solutions Tech

The United Nations is calling for a full investigation into evidence of corruption and illegality involving the Bangladesh army, which was exposed during an investigation released by Al Jazeera on Monday. The corruption involves Bangladesh’s Chief of Army Staff, General Aziz Ahmed, who is due to meet senior UN...

UN Calls for an ‘Ocean Science Revolution’ — Global Issues | Incredible Solutions Tech

A peninsula separates the Atlantic Ocean and Caribbean Sea in the southwestern village of Scottshead, Dominica. Dominica banned single use plastic in 2020. The UN Decade on Ocean Science is calling for amped up action on conservation and the sustainable use of ocean resources. by Alison Kentish (united nations) Thursday,...

Bangladesh’s army chief and a tale of revenge | Corruption | Incredible Solutions Tech

Hasan Mahedee Munna now lives and works in a five-star hotel in Germany, but he spends much of his time thinking about his family back in Bangladesh who he says have become victims of a bitter feud with the country’s army chief, General Aziz Ahmed, and his brothers. On...