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Tourist train endangers some of Mexico's oldest pre-historic sites

Activists say the heavy, high-speed rail project in Mexico will fragment the coastal jungle and will run often above the roofs of fragile limestone caves known as cenotes. Inside those water-filled caves are archaeological sites that have lain undisturbed for millennia.
Rogelio Jiménez Pons, director of Fonatur, points to photos of a planned train through the Yucatan Peninsula, during an interview in Mexico City. The Mexican government invoked national-security powers to forge ahead with the tourist train along the Caribbean coast  (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte, File)
Rogelio Jiménez Pons, director of Fonatur, points to photos of a planned train through the Yucatan Peninsula, during an interview in Mexico City. The Mexican government invoked national-security powers to forge ahead with the tourist train along the Caribbean coast  (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte, File)
Updated on Jul 20, 2022 09:37 AM IST
AP | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Mexico City

Summer Solstice 2022: Date, time and interesting facts about longest day of year

Summer solstice is the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere or the day with the longest period of daylight. Here are the date, time and other interesting facts about the astronomical event caused by Earth’s tilt on its axis this year
Summer Solstice 2022: Date, time and interesting facts about the longest day of the year  (Image by Hulki Okan Tabak from Pixabay )
Summer Solstice 2022: Date, time and interesting facts about the longest day of the year  (Image by Hulki Okan Tabak from Pixabay )
Updated on Jun 21, 2022 07:18 AM IST
ByZarafshan Shiraz, Delhi

‘A hero’: Hockey fan spots cancerous mole during NHL game, saves staffer's life

In a press conference this Saturday, Hamilton broke down in gratitude for the young fan. “She took me out of a slow fire,” he said. “And the words out of the doctor’s mouth were if I ignored that for four to five years, I wouldn’t be here.”
Nadia Popovici (L) is embraced by Vancouver Canucks's assistant equipment manager, Brian Hamilton, in Seattle on January 1, 2022. (AFP)
Nadia Popovici (L) is embraced by Vancouver Canucks's assistant equipment manager, Brian Hamilton, in Seattle on January 1, 2022. (AFP)
Published on Jan 03, 2022 08:47 AM IST
Written by Joydeep Bose, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

North America sees 23% surge in new Covid cases

United States and Canada are reporting increasing incidence rates, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) said on Wednesday
A sign outside of a hospital advertises the COVID-19 vaccine on November 19, 2021 in New York City(AFP)
A sign outside of a hospital advertises the COVID-19 vaccine on November 19, 2021 in New York City(AFP)
Published on Nov 24, 2021 11:22 PM IST
Reuters | , Washington

Google restores services of YouTube, Gmail after several users face outage

  • Multiple users complained of outage with issues such as logging into their Google accounts, and also accessing the website in parts of North America
Google services were later restored.(REUTERS)
Google services were later restored.(REUTERS)
Published on Jun 29, 2021 01:00 PM IST
By | Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Meenakshi Ray
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