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Here’s what you need to know: Cremations of those who died from the coronavirus in New Delhi in April.Credit…Atul Loke for The New York Times The number of people who have died in the coronavirus pandemic in India so far is likely to exceed three million — nearly 10 times the official Covid-19 death toll …

Giant retailers, including Amazon and Ikea, have pledged to go green, but their shipments are still pretty dirty. Thanks to a new report, buyers can now see how much pollution some of the largest retail companies in the United States each generate when importing goods into the country. In 2019, the 15 companies in the …

Cruise ships are seen docked at the Port of Miami as the tourism industry is affected by the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Miami, Florida, United States, March 26, 2020. REUTERS / Carlos barria WASHINGTON, July 18 (Reuters) – A U.S. appeals court in a 2-1 decision on Saturday night stayed a lower court …

On July 9, 2021, President Biden published the “Executive Order on Promoting Competition in the American Economy”. There hasn’t been a lot of media coverage outside of the business press, as the order is long and, rather than announcing a new law, mostly focuses on telling its agencies to enforce the laws. which are already …

CAIRO — When the Ever Given — one of the largest container ships ever built, more sideways skyscraper than boat — got stuck in the Suez Canal for six days in March, it dammed up worldwide shipping and froze nearly $10 billion in trade a day. For the internet, it was a bottomlessly amusing spectacle. …

As protests dominated cities across America in the weeks following the murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis police in the spring of 2020, Knoxville Mayor Indya Kincannon told a group of black community leaders that the city should consider a zero tolerance policy for racism in the police service. A year later, there is no …

The Assam cabinet on Wednesday decided to allow the sale of alcohol online in the state capital Guwahati for a month on a trial basis, ANI news agency reported. “If it succeeds, we will extend it to the whole state,” said Minister of State Pijush Hazarika, quoted by ANI. Last year, the West Bengal government …

WASHINGTON (WJZ) – Several frustrated Marylanders testified on Capitol Hill on Tuesday about persistent post office delays that continue to make their lives difficult. “I only get sporadic mail deliveries now,” said Joe Golczynski of Dundalk. READ MORE: “It’s really frustrating” USPS mail delivery problems persist in Baltimore For over a year now, the post …

We hear writers, commentators and forecasters discussing inflation and aiming all their darts at the Federal Reserve. How about an easy step to curb inflation? Repeal the Jones Act. On the one hand, we could reduce inflationary pressures in shipping, remove some problems and bottlenecks in supply chains, and help improve infrastructure by using our …

A navigation map on Chinese carpooling giant Didi’s app can be seen on a mobile phone in front of the app’s logo displayed in this illustrative photo taken on July 1, 2021. Florence Lo | Reuters It was a week of clarification for global investors – or anyone concerned with authoritarian capitalism – how much …