India on November 14, 2022, announced its long-term strategy to transition to a “low emissions” pathway at the United Nations Conference of Parties (COP) ongoing in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, which is premised on expanding its nuclear power capacity at least three-fold in the next decade, apart from becoming an international hub for producing green hydrogen and increasing the proportion of ethanol in petrol.
Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge on November 14 targeted the Narendra Modi Government for following a policy of “changing names” instead of focusing on work and accused it of ignoring the development witnessed under previous Congress regimes. Mr. Kharge said the Modi Government followed the policy of “divide and rule” and the government was “not a democratic one”.
Krishna Ghattamaneni, fondly referred to as Superstar Krishna by legions of Telugu cinema viewers and hailed for his iconic portrayal of Alluri Seetharama Raju, breathed his last at 4:10 a.m. on Tuesday.
At 75.6%, the voter turnout in Himachal Pradesh in the Assembly election on November 12 was the highest ever, according to Election Commission of India (ECI) sources aware of the final polling statistics related to the State. On a steady uptick in each subsequent Assembly election since the State first went to the polls in 1951, the highest historical voting percentage in Himachal Pradesh has recorded an increase of over 200% compared to the 25.26% voter turnout the first time.
The Congress on November 14 said the horrific killing of a woman by her live-in partner in the national capital was beastly and called for the strictest punishment for the perpetrator. A 28-year-old man allegedly strangled his live-in partner and sawed her body into 35 pieces which he kept in a 300-litre fridge for almost three weeks at his residence in South Delhi's Mehrauli before dumping them across the city over several days, police said on Monday.
After two failed attempts this summer, NASA was busy Monday completing final preparations for the launch of its new mega Moon rocket, now scheduled for early Wednesday from Florida. The Artemis 1 mission, a test flight without astronauts, represents the first step in the U.S. space agency’s plan to build a lasting presence on the Moon, and taking lessons from there to prepare for a future voyage to Mars.
The United Nations General Assembly on Monday called for Russia to be held accountable for its conduct in Ukraine, voting to approve a resolution recognizing that Russia must be responsible for making reparations to the country. The resolution, supported by 94 of the assembly's 193 members, said Russia, which invaded its neighbour in February, "must bear the legal consequences of all of its internationally wrongful acts, including making reparation for the injury, including any damage, caused by such acts."
Amazon.com Inc is planning to lay off about 10,000 people in corporate and technology jobs starting as soon as this week, the New York Times reported on November 14, 2022, citing people with knowledge of the matter. The job cuts will focus on the e-commerce giant’s devices unit, which houses voice-assistant Alexa, as well as its retail division and human resources, according to the report, which also said the total number of layoffs remains fluid.
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) released its third list of 12 candidates on November 14, 2022 night for the next month’s Gujarat Assembly elections in which it has fielded OBC community leader Alpesh Thakor from Gandhinagar South seat instead of Radhanpur in North Gujarat from where he had lost a bypoll.
Alphabet’s Google will pay $391.5 million to settle allegations by 40 states that the search and advertising giant illegally tracked users’ locations, the Michigan attorney general’s office said on November 14. The investigation and settlement, which was led by Oregon and Nebraska, is a sign of mounting legal headaches for the tech giant from state attorneys general who have aggressively targeted the firm’s user tracking practices in recent months.
Pakistan’s former premier Imran Khan said on November 14 that his party will move to the court against Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif for consulting “convicted absconder” Nawaz Sharif over the appointment of the army chief as it was a violation of the country’s Official Secrets Act.
Natasa Pirc Musar loves to ride her motorcycle. She also has worked as a human rights lawyer, and a TV presenter, ran Slovenia's top data protection agency, and now is the small European Union nation's first female president. "Not a single day of my life have I said: Oh God, I have to go to work," Ms. Pirc Musar told AP in an interview Monday. "All the jobs that I have done in my life were a hobby of mine."