The heat stays on: Earth hits 6th warmest year on record

The heat stays on: Earth hits 6th warmest year on record

Earth simmered to the sixth hottest year on record in 2021, according to several newly released temperature measurements. And scientists say the exceptionally hot year is part of a long-term warming trend that shows hints of accelerating. Two U.S. science agencies — NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration — and a private measuring […]

California Gov. Gavin Newsom stays in power as recall fails

California Gov. Gavin Newsom stays in power as recall fails

California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Tuesday became the second governor in U.S. history to defeat a recall aimed at kicking him out of office early, a contest the Democratic governor crafted as part of national battle for his party’s values in the face of the coronavirus pandemic and lingering threats from “Trumpism.” The victory cements […]

Rustic and refined: the new breed of farm stays

La Donaira, in the Andalucían hills, was a farm before it became a hotel

Staying on a farm isn’t what it used to be. Once, the most visitors to a farmhouse bed-and-breakfast might expect was a fry-up at dawn and a chance to collect eggs from the chickens. In stark contrast, the new crop of upmarket farm stays combine rustic locations with stylish interiors and the promise of an […]

Home stays turned into an advantage

Development in Bangladesh: A most pleasant surprise

Coming home on a leave from his Saudi Arabian workplace, Saiful Islam of Tangail could not return for lockdowns imposed for the coronavirus outbreak. The young man, however, did not pass idle times or get frustrated and instead immediately took to within the confines of his home a new venture: mushroom farming. For all latest […]

Indian Supreme Court stays implementation of 3 new farm reform laws

Indian Supreme Court stays implementation of 3 new farm reform laws

In a significant ruling, India’s Supreme Court today stayed the implementation of three contentious farm sector reform laws till further orders. The court also set up a committee to end the deadlock in talks between government and the farmers — agitating against the new legislations for one and half months, reports our New Delhi correspondent. […]