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Wild elephants kill two Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

Wild elephants trampled two elderly Rohingya refugees to death Monday as they slept underneath a plastic sheet near a forest in Bangladesh, police said. The incident occurred on the outskirts of Kutupalong refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar district, where tens of thousands of Rohingya have set up makeshift shelters since fleeing violence across the border in… Continue reading “Wild elephants kill two Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh”

Five trends at the Frankfurt auto show

At this year’s Frankfurt International Motor Show (IAA), automakers are pulling out all the stops to dazzle visitors with cars that are greener, smarter and faster than ever. Here are some of the highlights of the industry showcase, which runs until September 24 and is expected to draw hundreds of thousands of car enthusiasts. – ‘Supercars’… Continue reading “Five trends at the Frankfurt auto show”

‘Mr. President, here is your Emmy’: Baldwin wins as Trump

Alec Baldwin won an Emmy Sunday for his biting impersonation of Donald Trump on “Saturday Night Live” and, taking a fresh jab, reminded the president that he never won himself. “I suppose I should say, ‘At long last, Mr. President, here is your Emmy,” Baldwin said from the award stage, referring to Trump’s frequent complaints that… Continue reading “‘Mr. President, here is your Emmy’: Baldwin wins as Trump”

Moss wins actress Emmy for ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’

Elisabeth Moss on Sunday won the Emmy for best leading actress in a drama series for her central role in the dystopian “The Handmaid’s Tale.” The 35-year-old won her first Emmy for playing Offred in “The Handmaid’s Tale,” the dark story of a misogynistic dictatorship that takes shape in New England in response to a fertility… Continue reading “Moss wins actress Emmy for ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’”

Rickshaws to jump start India’s all-electric drive

India will roll out nearly 100,000 battery-powered buses and autorickshaws onto its sulphurous city streets in the coming weeks, setting it on the bumpy road to making new vehicle sales all-electric by 2030. India, one of the world’s most polluted nations, has one of the most ambitious plans to kick its fossil fuel addiction. Analysts say… Continue reading “Rickshaws to jump start India’s all-electric drive”