Amitabh Bachchan’s remarks on civil liberties at KIFF shake up audience

An impressive, star-studded gathering at the inauguration of the 28th Kolkata International Film Festival here on Thursday evening was taken by a bit of surprise, when Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, usually known for dodging political issues, suddenly referred to issues like “civil liberties” and “freedom of expression”.

As COP27 winds down goal of limiting global temperature to 1.5 degrees C seems unattainable

Mayank Chhaya- As the 27th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change or COP27 enters its final stretch, the much-talked-about goal of limiting global temperature rise to 1.5 degrees Celsius by the end of the century seems unattainable. A new report from UN Climate Change shows that while countries […]