Farming accounts for 35pc of it

Development in Bangladesh: A most pleasant surprise

Animal farming accounts for twice as many greenhouse gas emissions as plants grown for consumption, according to a study published Monday that mapped agricultural activities worldwide.  What humans eat accounts for a major chunk of the emissions behind climate-change — transportation, deforestation, cold-storage and the digestive systems of cattle all send polluting gases into the […]

Row escalates between Twitter and India over blocking accounts

Row escalates between Twitter and India over blocking accounts

FILE PHOTO: Twitter logo is seen on smartphone in front of displayed Koo app logo in this illustration taken on February 10, 2021 Reuters In a blog post, Twitter said it did ‘not believe that the actions we have been directed to take are consistent with Indian law’ Twitter said on Wednesday it had blocked […]

Indian farmers protest: Twitter restores dozens of blocked accounts

Experts suggest forming Agricultural Price Commission to protect farmers’ interests

Published: February 02, 2021 14:21:05 | Updated: February 02, 2021 18:26:58 Twitter has restored dozens of Indian accounts that were earlier blocked in response to a legal notice by the government, citing objections based on public order. The accounts were all linked to continuing farmers’ protests against a series of agricultural reform laws. They included […]

617 bank accounts of Bangladeshi MP, associates frozen

Image Credit: Kuwait City: A special criminal court in the Bangladeshi capital of Dhaka has ordered that 617 bank accounts belonging to the Bangladeshi MP, Mohammed Shahid Islam, and his associates be frozen, Al Rai reported. A judicial source revealed that the bank accounts were allegedly used to move around money that Islam and his […]