Bus crowds push Maharashtra govt into reviewing its unlock move

MUMBAI: Bus riders flouting social distancing rules have forced the state government to review its relaxation of the Covid-19 lockdown curbs. After it allowed private vehicles on roads, BEST buses for office-goers and opening of businesses and shops, the government took note of the crowds for buses and at commercial establishments.In light of the pushing […]

Xbox Game Pass Adds One Of The World’s Most Popular Games, Minecraft

Top New Games Out On Switch, PS4, Xbox One, And PC This Month — August 2020How Nintendo’s Greatest Failure Led To The SwitchSpider-Man In Marvel’s Avengers, PS4 Controllers On PS5, & A New Xbox Store | Save StateNetflix’s The Umbrella Academy Season 2 Review: Weird And WonderfulAll The Games Coming To Xbox Series XCyberpunk 2077 […]

Tahrir Square sexual assaults reported during anniversary clashes

“All of the cases were really, really bad,” Mortada told the Guardian. “But the worst case that we dealt with involved a bladed weapon being used on the private parts of an assaulted woman.” OpAntiSH treated 16 women, while Tahrir Bodyguard, another rescue group, helped nine, making a total of 25 – with the two […]

80 sexual assaults in one day – the other story of Tahrir Square

Such indifference is not specific to Tahrir. While in the past year many more people have begun to mobilise against it, sexual harassment still remains an accepted part of Egyptian life. According to a UN survey released this April, 99.3% of Egyptian women reported being sexually harassed, with 91% saying they feel insecure in the […]

Congolese election rivals deploy musical powers of persuasion

“If I say no to him, and not to others, then I’m making a political statement. But now because I’ve played for one candidate, I’m being labelled as on his side … This just isn’t fair. In France [the late] Johnny Hallyday was for [the former president Nicolas] Sarkozy. In the US, Hilary Clinton and […]

‘A small but powerful signal’: Mumbai installs female figures on traffic lights

“The presence of such symbolism in the public might undo the idea that the imagined person on the street is male … this is symbolically valuable in the long run,” said Phadke, co-author of Why Loiter? Women and Risk on Mumbai Streets.

Marquez a doubt for Brno after second surgery on broken arm

A statement from his team on Monday (August 3) said Marquez needed a second procedure due to the titanium plate he had fitted in his arm sustaining damage as a result of stress accumulation.

Latin American virus cases jump past 5 million

The pandemic has spurred a rush for a vaccine that some have compared to the space race, and Russia said on Monday it is aiming to launch mass production in September and turn out “several million” doses per month by next year.

Coronavirus-hit Spain sees biggest daily rise since lockdown as two thirds of Magaluf hotels won’t reopen this summer

It also emerged yesterday that only a fifth of the hotels in Benidorm’s Brit-popular Rincon de Loix area are currently open.

How California reduced its inmate population to a 30-year low

And in 1994, after 12-year-old Polly Klaas was kidnapped from her Petaluma home and murdered by a man with a felony record, state lawmakers and voters passed the nation’s first three strikes law. For defendants with two previous convictions for serious or violent felonies, the law required a sentence of 25 years to life for […]