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Amidst wild cheers and shouts of "Bharat Mata ki Jai" (long-lived mother India), rescuers successfully brought out all 41 Indian workers who were trapped for 17 days in the collapsed Himalayan road tunnel. Emerging as heroes with beaming smiles, they were hauled through 57 meters of steel pipe on stretchers specially fitted with wheels. Relatives outside joined in the celebration, marking the end of a challenging rescue operation in the treacherous Himalayan terrain. Naiyer Ahmad, whose younger[more...]

Monique Conti from Richmond clinches the AFLW Best and Fairest award, while Zarlie Goldsworthy of GWS earns recognition as the Rising Star.

Monique Conti of Richmond has secured her inaugural AFLW Best and Fairest award, achieving this prestigious honor with two rounds remaining in the league. Notably, she accomplished this feat while simultaneously balancing participation in two sports. Last year's runner-up to Ally Anderson of Brisbane, Monique Conti, showcased her dominance by accumulating 20 out of a possible 24 votes in the first eight rounds, securing the AFLW Best and Fairest award alongside her fifth All-Australian selection. The accomplished[more...]

Air Transat is on the brink of a potential strike as early as January, following a decisive vote by 2,100 workers who overwhelmingly support the idea of a walkout.

Air Transat flight attendants may initiate a strike as early as January 3, as an overwhelming majority of more than 2,100 workers, represented by The Canadian Union of Public Employees, voted to grant their union the authority to call for a walkout if ongoing negotiations fail to produce a new labor agreement. The union reported that 99.8% of the members supported the option to strike if necessary, emphasizing their discontent, particularly regarding wages and purchasing power. The[more...]

The British Columbia (BC) court is currently pursuing legal action against pharmaceutical companies as part of an effort to officially certify a class-action lawsuit related to opioids.

The British Columbia Supreme Court is considering the certification of a class-action lawsuit against opioid manufacturers, aiming to represent all provinces and territories. In a hearing on Monday, Reidar Mogerman, a lawyer for the B.C. government, argued that certifying a class of governments dealing with health-care costs related to the opioid crisis would save time and resources by consolidating nearly identical actions. The lawsuit alleges that pharmaceutical companies deceived and misled the healthcare system, contributing to the[more...]

You can still save $100 on Apple’s latest iPad leading up to Cyber Monday.

As Cyber Monday approaches, now is an ideal moment to consider upgrading your iPad. If you're eyeing the entry-level model, you're in for a treat — Amazon is currently offering the latest 10th-gen model for just $349, a substantial $100 discount and the lowest price observed so far. Apple's 10th-gen iPad stands out as a reliable entry-level device, packed with features suitable for the average user. It boasts several enhancements over its predecessor, including a larger 10.9-inch[more...]

Meta Spokesman Added to Russia’s Wanted List

On Sunday, Russia added Andy Stone, a spokesperson for Meta Platforms, to its wanted list on unspecified charges. This action comes in the context of Moscow designating the U.S. social media giant, owner of Facebook, as "extremist." Russia has significantly tightened controls on media and social media in the wake of its Ukraine offensive, imposing bans on criticism of the military action. Stone's inclusion on Russia's interior ministry's wanted list lacks specific details. In October 2022, Russia[more...]

A shopping mall fire in Karachi, Pakistan, has tragically claimed the lives of at least 10 people.

A devastating fire at a shopping center in Karachi, Pakistan, has claimed the lives of at least 10 individuals, with 22 others reported injured, according to officials and local media. The incident occurred on Saturday at the RJ Mall, a multi-story commercial building housing call centers and software firms. Murtaza Wahab Siddiqui, the mayor of Karachi, confirmed the casualties and injuries on the social platform X, stating that the fire has been extinguished, and efforts are underway[more...]

Set to make a comeback in January, the Alberta gas tax is gearing up for reinstatement.

The upcoming holiday season is anticipated to conclude a different kind of holiday for Alberta drivers, as Premier Danielle Smith indicates the likely return of the provincial gas tax in January. The full 13 cents-per-liter charges on gasoline, diesel, and propane, paused by former Premier Jason Kenney in April 2022 for affordability reasons, has not been applied by fuel stations since then. The current government, led by Smith, has refrained from imposing the tax on pump prices[more...]

Retail investors’ optimistic outlook on gold prices is echoed by Wall Street analysts.

Gold surpassed the $2,000 per ounce mark several times this week, maintaining that level as U.S. traders returned to the metals market following the Thanksgiving holiday. According to the latest Kitco News Weekly Gold Survey, retail investors are optimistic about the upcoming week, a sentiment shared by a majority of market analysts, though a notable minority remains neutral on the short-term outlook for the precious metal. Mark Leibovit, publisher of the VR Metals/Resource Letter, expressed bullishness for[more...]

The recall involving cantaloupe due to salmonella contamination has broadened to encompass additional fruits.

Over 100 individuals in the U.S. and Canada have fallen ill with salmonella, linked to the consumption of cantaloupe and other fruits now subject to a widespread recall. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported 99 cases across 32 states, with 45 hospitalizations and two fatalities in Minnesota. In Canada, as of November 22, there have been 26 confirmed cases in several provinces. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration[more...]