"When temperatures rise to a certain point, it means people are less likely to leave their homes to shop or go to a restaurant or travel to another city," Javier Noriega, an economist with investment bankers Hildebrandt and Ferrar, told Xinhua. "More importantly, it has a major impact on agricultural production, which affects everything from the production of cheese and wine to vegetables and animal feed." … [Read more...] about News Analysis: 2020 likely to be ‘worst year on record’ for Italian agriculture due to heat, pandemic
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Lebanese Health Minister Hamad Hassan expected a spike in COVID-19 cases in the next one to two weeks, saying it is necessary to tighten measures in a bid to contain the spread of the virus. … [Read more...] about Lebanon sees record daily COVID-19 cases as massive blasts weigh on hospital capacity
Last week, a special CBI court convicted Jaya Jaitley, a former president of the erstwhile Samata Party (now the Janata Dal-United) and three others for corruption and sentenced them to four years of imprisonment for trying to influence a defence deal and accepting illegal gratification for the same. … [Read more...] about Why is the CBI still pursuing Advani and Joshi?
As of the end of June, the number of migrant workers leaving the countryside for jobs in cities stood at 178 million, up from 122 million at the end of February and reaching over 97 percent of the number recorded last June, according to data released by the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security and the National Bureau of Statistics. … [Read more...] about More jobs created for migrant workers
India’s packed running calendar has taken a massive hit from the pandemic. Of the roughly 1400 distance races organised in India every year, around half have already been cancelled or deferred according to Indiarunning.com. But the real challenge lies ahead—most of major races happen between October and February. What will be the fate of the Delhi Half Marathon in October? Or the Kolkata 25K in December? The Mumbai Marathon in January? … [Read more...] about No safe route for India’s running season