Day: 21 November 2021

Covid-19 Updates English News Updates

Status update of Covid-19 cases worldwide

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Here we provide a daily update of the data available for select countries and jurisdictions as of November 21, 2021, at 4:15 pm EST.

On Saturday, health officials in Russia logged 36,970 new infections, pushing the total number of confirmed positive cases passed 9.3 million. Of the cumulative total number of cases, 86.0% are considered recovered. In the last 24-hours, authorities have reported 1,252 Covid-related deaths for a total of 264,095 fatalities attributable to Covid-19.


Canada Editorials English Featured News Updates Politics

House of Commons, the first session two months after the vote

TORONTO – More than two months before the vote, the first session of the House of Commons will take place tomorrow. The parliamentary agenda for this week of work is already well defined. The first institutional step, which will be carried out tomorrow, is the election of the new Speaker of the Chamber. According to the Parliamentary Rules of Procedure, all MPs are formally candidates for the presidency of the House of Commons unless they indicate a will to the contrary. The big favorite on the eve is the Italian Canadian Anthony Rota, already Speaker in the past legislature who enjoys a bipartisan consensus that bypasses the traditional party divisions.  (more…)

Bengali Immigration News Updates World News

কেন বাংলাদেশিরা বিদেশ যেতে এতোটা বেপরোয়া?

গত শনিবার রয়টার্সের খবরে প্রকাশ, পূর্ব মেক্সিকোয় দুটি ট্রাকের পেছনে ৬০০ লোককে লুকায়িত অবস্থায় পাওয়া গেছে, যাদের মাঝে ৩৭ জনই বাংলাদেশি, সে কথা স্বয়ং জানিয়েছে রাষ্ট্রের ন্যাশনাল মাইগ্রেশন ইনস্টিটিউট (আইএনএম)। এরা সবাই দারিদ্র্যতা ও সহিংসতা থেকে মুক্তি পেতে যুক্তরাষ্ট্রের পথে রওয়ানা হয়েছিলেন।  (more…)

English Featured News Updates The Environment

Mapping the changing landscape of Solar energy

This past year has been one of devastating natural disasters, from deadly heatwaves to catastrophic wildfires and raging floods. The intensifying climate crisis was top of mind for world leaders and climate experts at the COP26 Summit that ended in a last-minute compromise to “phase down” the use of coal.

Environmental activists point to greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) as one of the main culprits in the climate crisis. Pressure is mounting in the power sector to transition from GHG emitting sources of energy like coal to more renewable sources. Solar power appears to be leading the way.

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