Sunday , April 18th , 2021  

People’s Leader: A Dalit Woman Becomes The Voice of Farmers In India

Activist-Nodeep-Kaur-Speaking-at-Farmers-Rally-at-the-Kundli-Manesar-Palwal-Expressway-in-Haryana. Credit: Sania Farooqui By Sania FarooquiNEW DELHI, India, Apr 15 2021 – On 12 January this year, somewhere in the outskirts of the capital, New Delhi, 24 year old Dalit activist Nodeep Kaur was arrested by the Haryana police for protesting outside a factory. During the lockdown in 2020, Nodeep...

Recently voted Best Zero Commission Broker, FXCM Expands Single Share and Stock Basket Offerings

LONDON and SYDNEY, Australia and JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, April 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — FXCM Group, LLC ("FXCM Group' or "FXCM'), the leading international provider of online foreign exchange trading, CFD trading and related services, is today announcing an expansion of its Single Share CFD and proprietary Stock Basket product lines. Having recently been awarded Best...

I Entered My Country’s House of Justice and Found a Snake Charmer’s Temple

Colectivo Culturas Vivas, Senderos latinos / Latino paths, Honduras, 2019 By Vijay PrashadApr 15 2021 (IPS-Partners) On a Sunday night on 21 March 2021, gunmen stopped Juan Carlos Cerros Escalante (age 41) as he walked from this mother’s home to his own in the village of Nueva Granada near San Antonio de Cortés (Honduras). The gunmen opened fire in front of a catholic church, killing this leader...

SweeGen’s Bestevia® Reb M Heads to Final Approval in European Union

Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif., April 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Navigating sugar reduction solutions in Europe just got better for food and beverage brands. Today, SweeGen announced its next generation Bestevia Rebaudioside M (Reb M) stevia sweetener is in the final phase before the European Union publishes the approval in a few months. In anticipation of the published approval, SweeGen...

UN’s Most Powerful Political Body Remains Paralyzed Battling a New Cold War

The UN Security Council is now the battleground for a new Cold War between the US and China. Credit: United Nations By Thalif DeenUNITED NATIONS, Apr 14 2021 – A new Cold War – this time, between the US and China —is threatening to paralyze the UN’s most powerful body, even as military conflicts and civil wars are sweeping across the world, mostly in Africa, the Middle East and Latin...

Edtech leader upGrad & AR pioneer EyeWay Vision partner to create one-of-a-kind AR learning experience

MUMBAI, India, and SAN JOSE, Calif., April 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — upGrad, South East Asia's largest online higher education company, and EyeWay Vision today announced their partnership, enabling upGrad to become the first Indian edtech company with an enhanced AR–driven learning experience. EyeWay Vision Ltd, an Israeli company developing an innovative wearable augmented reality...

COVID-19 Teaches Us to Better Manage Global Systemic Risks

This family in Tuvalu* is at the frontline of the effects of climate change. The water is only 10 metres from their house at high tide. Tuvalu rarely exceeds 3 metres above sea level, and at its widest point it spans about 200 meters. Tuvalu is extremely vulnerable to the adverse impacts of climate change. Rising sea levels combined with extreme weather events is contributing to the inundation of...

Invest in the Humanity of Those Left Furthest Behind

By Yasmine SherifNEW YORK, Apr 14 2021 (IPS-Partners) “To deny people their human rights is to challenge their very humanity,” Nelson Mandela once said. Today, the humanity of 128 million children and adolescents living in countries is impacted by armed conflicts, forced displacement and climate-induced disasters, where virtually every single one of their human rights are being challenged. The...

Ecological Cookstoves Help Preserve El Salvador’s Coastal Mangroves

María Luz Rodríguez stands next to her solar oven where she cooked lasagna in the village of El Salamar in San Luis La Herradura municipality. In this region in southern El Salvador, an effort is being made to implement environmental actions to ensure the sustainable use of natural resources. CREDIT: Edgardo Ayala/ IPS By Edgardo AyalaSAN LUIS LA HERRADURA, El Salvador, Apr 14 2021 – A score...

PRA Health Sciences selected by Maryland State Medical Society to supply remote patient monitoring and telehealth services

RALEIGH, N.C. and BALTIMORE, April 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — PRA Health Sciences (NASDAQ: PRAH) and the Maryland State Medical Society (MedChi) announced today that Care Innovations, a PRA Health Sciences company, was selected by MedChi to be a preferred provider of remote patient monitoring, telehealth, and digital health services for its network of 22,000+ licensed physicians who practice...