Extreme Heat, Cold, Snow Plaguing the Globe
Extreme weather now normal across the globe
- Record rain and snow in the middle east
- Northern India suffered through very cold temperatures in the first week of January
- All-Time Record Heat in Brazil
- Buenos Aires Swelters Amid Heat Wave, Power Outages
- Record heat in Australia
Not even a full month into summer and Australia has set a very significant heat record
- Record cold kills 80 [...]
“The 2045 initiative has received the blessing and support from the Dalai Lama, as it prepares to announce the second Global Future 2045 Congress, being held in New York, June, 2013.
Dmitry Itskov, founder of 2045, met His Holiness Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama, in his residence in Dharamsala, a small mountain town in northern India.
They discussed the three major steps of 2045 Avatar Project. First, the creation of a [...]
India Hit By 2nd, Even Larger Power Outage: 600 Million Affected
Roughly 1 in 12 people in the world are suddenly without power.
India Hit By Second, Even Larger Power Outage (July 31, 2012)
“India suffered its second huge, crippling power failure in two days Tuesday, depriving as much as half of the vast and populous country, or up to 600 million people, of electricity and disrupting transport networks. The first power grid collapse, [...]
Power supplies to seven states across northern India, home to nearly 360 million people, collapsed early today, shutting transport networks, disrupting water supplies and leaving businesses running on generators.
The outages in seven states — Delhi, Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir and Rajasthan — represent the worst failure in the country’s power grid since 2001, the NDTV 24×7 news channel said, without saying where it got the [...]
June 8, 2012
Seven people were arrested on allegations of abusing women and selling newborn babies at a destitute shelter they ran in northern India.
The arrests were made after a raid last month by India’s child rights watchdog at the Apna Ghar (Our Home) shelter, said Dharna Yadav, a deputy superintendent of police in Haryana state.
The arrests were made after residents complained, Yadav told CNN.
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Meenakshi Thapar, 26, who had appeared in the Indian horror film 404 last year, met the two aspiring actors who allegedly later killed her on the set of her latest film, Heroine.
Amit Jaiswal, 36, and his lover Preeti Surin, allegedly decided to kidnap Ms Thapar after listening to her boast about her family’s wealth and status in Dehra Dun, in the Himalayan foothills of northern India.
They allegedly invited her on [...]
Melinda Gates sits, calm and engaged, making direct eye contact – not the piercing variety favored by most executives in the technology world she hails from, but an interested, almost intimate, kind. In her sixth-floor office at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Gates describes a work life fighting poverty in the developing world, balanced with a home life as a down-to-earth billionaire in Seattle. She wears a distinctive mustard-yellow jacket [...]