Administration

Russia Bans Greenpeace

The Office of Russia’s Prosecutor General has announced that the country is banning Greenpeace, accusing the organization of undermining infrastructure and energy projects that are beneficial to Russia by inciting protests against them. Russia has designated Greenpeace an “undesirable organization,” citing the eco-activist group’s record of pushing a political agenda and meddling

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India To Take Action Against Google For Antitrust Breach

According to Reuters, the Minister of State for Information Technology, Rajeev Chandrasekhar, has announced that India will take action against Google for an antitrust breach. MoS IT Minister Rajeev Chandrasekhar has announced that the government is planning to take action against Alphabet Inc’s Google for indulging in anti-competitive practices by

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Indian Police Told To Lose Weight Or Quit

In a tweet, GP Singh, the Director-General of Assam’s police force, instructed all Assam police personnel to lose weight or quit. A police official in the Indian state of Assam has told overweight police officers that their body mass index (BMI) is to be “professionally recorded” from mid-August and that officers in

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UK Parliament Staff Deployed As ‘Pronoun Police’

According to The Telegraph, the UK Parliament has instructed its staff on how to identify and report transphobic behavior, effectively being deployed as ‘pronoun police’. Hundreds of British civil servants staffing the House of Commons and House of Lords have been issued guidance on how to identify and report so-called

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Russia Establishes Anti-Drone Police

The head of the Anti-Drone Police, which was established by Russia, Roman Uvarov, recently described its purpose as “ensuring the protection of public order” during large public events. Russia has launched an anti-drone police force in St. Petersburg, which is likely to also be rolled out in other major cities, as

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Why Was EcoHealth Alliance’s Grant Reinstated

The EcoHealth Alliance’s grant has been reinstated, but the NIH’s conditions for reinstatement have not been met. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has reinstated a grant that had been terminated by President Donald Trump in April 2020. However, a document first obtained by the House Oversight Committee reveals that the NIH’s conditions for

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Florida Lawmakers Want To Use Radioactive Material To Pave Roads

Florida lawmakers’ proposal to use phosphogypsum, a radioactive material, to pave roads has prompted the Environmental Protection Agency to require a review. Roads in Florida could soon include phosphogypsum — a radioactive waste material from the fertilizer industry — under a bill lawmakers have sent to Gov. Ron DeSantis. Conservation

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Indian Govt Asked To Ban Diesel-Powered Four Wheelers By 2027

The Indian government has been asked by a panel formed by the Indian Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas to ban diesel-powered four-wheelers by 2027. To cut emissions across major Indian polluted cities, a government panel has recommended banning diesel-powered four-wheeler vehicles by 2027. A panel formed by the Indian Ministry

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