Month: December 2022

Pelé’s final hurrah at New York Cosmos helped spark ‘sporting revolution’ across North America | CNN

CNN  —  He’d won three World Cups, scored goals galore and become a global icon, but Pelé wasn’t quite done yet, so off he went to the US and helped transform the sport of soccer in North America. The Brazilian great was convinced to come out of retirement, signing in 1975 for the New York […]

What made Pelé so great | CNN

CNN  —  Born into poverty – he used to kick a grapefruit around Brazil’s Minas Gerais state – Pelé finished his career as arguably soccer’s greatest ever player. He was that rarity; like Muhammad Ali, Pelé was a sports star, who transcended his sport. The Brazilian brought joy and creativity to a sport often stuck […]

Gaganyaan, India’s maiden human space flight, targeted for launch in 2024

New Delhi: Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh on Wednesday (December 21, 2022) said that India’s maiden human space flight ‘Gaganyaan’ is targeted to be launched in the fourth quarter of 2024. In a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha, Singh, the Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Science & Technology, said […]

Reuters reveals China to unveil new rules to rein in fund ‘greenwashing’ – Reuters News Agency

Environment 20 December 2022, 3:36 pm 1 minute Reuters exclusively revealed China plans to tighten rules to regulate environmentally friendly, or so-called green funds, as part of its efforts to rein in ‘greenwashing’ in the world’s second-largest climate fund market. The new rules, which could be in place in the first half of 2023, will […]

Reuters reveals Probe of Musk’s Neuralink to scrutinize long-criticized U.S animal welfare regulator – Reuters News Agency

Environment 19 December 2022, 6:30 pm 1 minute Reuters exclusively revealed that law enforcement officials investigating Elon Musk’s Neuralink Corp over its animal trial program are also scrutinizing the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s oversight of the company’s operations, after the agency failed to act on violations at other research organizations. Article Tags Topics of Interest: […]

Nelly Cheboi, who creates computer labs for Kenyan schoolchildren, is CNN’s Hero of the Year | CNN

CNN  —  Nelly Cheboi, who in 2019 quit a lucrative software engineering job in Chicago to create computer labs for Kenyan schoolchildren, is the 2022 CNN Hero of the Year. Online voters selected her from among this year’s Top 10 CNN Heroes. Cheboi’s nonprofit, TechLit Africa, has provided thousands of students across rural Kenya with […]

An Iranian Man Celebrating His Country’s Loss To The US In The World Cup Was Killed By Security Forces, Human Rights Groups Say

The Iranian national team has toed a fine line between expressing support for protesters back home and risking serious repercussions from the regime for doing so. They have been criticized for not being more vocal about the regime’s violent suppression of dissent on the world stage, the Associated Press reported. Some also called out Ezatolahi […]

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