Lawmakers will wear masks and sit in seats separated by transparent plastic sheets while in Parliament and sessions will be shortened among other health protocols to guard against the virus. Opposition parties have protested one action: the canceling of Question Hour, when lawmakers ask questions to ministers and hold them accountable for the functioning of their ministries. … [Read more...] about India’s Modi faces turbulent session as Parliament reopens
French Defense Minister Florence Parly, who attended the ceremony, said the Rafale aircraft have proven their capabilities in tackling rebel forces in Mali and Syria. The fully combat-proven ability of the aircraft will "provide an edge to India in the region to protect itself,” she said. … [Read more...] about India adds 5 French-made fighter jets in military upgrade
On Sept. 2, Stadium Authority officials said a default notice was sent to the 49ers “in accordance with the provisions of the lease.” City officials also said that in a recent statement, an unnamed 49ers representative “continues to make untrue personal attacks against Santa Clara’s Mayor, City Manager, and City Attorney, while mischaracterizing the City’s actions.” … [Read more...] about 49ers say they’ll pay Levi’s Stadium rent after Santa Clara threatens action for non-payment
Masked exposures are no substitute for a bona fide vaccine. But data from animals infected with the coronavirus, as well as insights gleaned from other diseases, suggest that masks, by cutting down on the number of viruses that encounter a person’s airway, might reduce the wearer’s chances of getting sick. And if a small number of pathogens still slip through, the researchers argue, these might prompt the body to produce immune cells that can remember the virus and stick around to fight it off again. … [Read more...] about A New Theory Asks: Could a Mask Be a Crude ‘Vaccine’?
“We are expressly committed to encouraging all to speak their minds freely and to consider carefully alternative points of view. It is incumbent upon us to treat each other with respect and not perpetuate or tolerate personal attacks,” he said, according to CBS19 reporter Kathryn Young. … [Read more...] about Washington and Lee University stands behind course on ‘how to overthrow the state’