International Solar Alliance Special Assembly Elects Dr Ajay Mathur As New Director General

NEW DELHI, Feb. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The International Solar Alliance (ISA) announces Dr. Ajay Mathur as its new Director General following his election at the first special assembly, held virtually. International Solar Alliance Special Assembly Elects Dr Ajay Mathur As

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Unity Homes and Rendeavour expand partnership from Kenya to Nigeria

ALARO CITY, Nigeria, Feb. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Unity Homes, a developer of inclusive residential communities, and Rendeavour, Africa’s largest new city builder, are expanding their partnership from Kenya to Nigeria with a 576-unit apartment complex in the Lekki Free

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Altair Enlighten Award Expanded to Honor Advancements in Sustainability

Now accepting submissions for 9th annual international award showcasing innovation in automotive lightweighting and sustainability TROY, Mich., Feb. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Altair, (Nasdaq: ALTR) a global technology company providing software and cloud solutions in the areas of simulation, high-performance computing

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Australia preparing for arrival of first COVID-19 vaccines

CANBERRA: Australia’s first shipment of COVID-19 vaccines is set to arrive in the country within days, reports Xinhua news agency. Minister for Health Greg Hunt said about 80,000 doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine would arrive in Australia “before the end

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Japan braces for aftershocks as M7.3 quake injures over 150

FUKUSHIMA: Japan’s northeastern region braced for aftershocks Sunday following an earthquake of magnitude 7.3 overnight that injured more than 150 people, cut power and water, and disrupted bullet train services, with some residents looking weary as they tidied up the

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Biden to focus on coronavirus challenges during upcoming G7 meeting

MOSCOW: US President Joe Biden will discuss the coronavirus pandemic, economic recovery, and “challenges” posed by China during his first G7 meeting, planned for Friday, reported Sputnik news agency. According to the White House in a statement released on Sunday, Biden

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Muhyiddin launches policy to consolidate unity

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin today launched the National Unity Policy to ensure that Malaysia remains a strong nation with unity at its core. Muhyiddin said the policy based on the concept “Unity in Diversity” outlines continuous efforts

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1MDB audit report: Najib fails to remove Sri Ram from leading prosecution team

KUALA LUMPUR: Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak today has failed in his attempt to remove former Federal Court judge Datuk Seri Gopal Sri Ram from leading the prosecution team in his on-going trial for alleged tampering of the

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Be wary of racial sentiment manipulation by politicians- PM Muhyiddin

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysians should be wary of the manipulation of racial sentiments by politicians, said Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin. Speaking virtually at the launch of the National Unity Policy and National Unity Blueprint 2021-2030 today, the Prime Minister said that was

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Singapore’s GDP contracts 5.4 pct in 2020, forecast for 2021 maintained

SINGAPORE: Singapore’s economy contracted by 5.4 per cent in 2020, a reversal from the 1.3 per cent growth in 2019, said the republic’s Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI). For the fourth quarter of 2020, Singapore’s economy contracted by 2.4 per cent

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