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Taliban say Afghan women can’t go on long-distance road trips ‘without male escort’

Taliban say Afghan women can’t go on long-distance road trips ‘without male escort’

Afghanistan’s Taliban authorities said Sunday that women seeking to travel long distances should not be offered road transport unless they are accompanied by a close male relative. The guidance issued by the Ministry for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice drew condemnation from rights activists and called on vehicle owners to refuse rides to women [...]

January 17, 2022 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Taliban say Afghan women can’t go on long-distance road trips ‘without male escort’

I Sat Through the First Stop on Facebook’s Feel-Good Road Show

I Sat Through the First Stop on Facebook’s Feel-Good Road Show

Some time ago, a man named Stephen found himself yearning for his home-state’s famous peaches. He’d grown up in Georgia, but lived in Nashville, Tennessee, where the peaches—desiccated, tasteless things—barely merited the name. Sensing a market, Stephen started selling Georgia peaches out of the back of his truck. The peach truck was a hit, as [...]

April 21, 2018 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on I Sat Through the First Stop on Facebook’s Feel-Good Road Show

Long road to ‘ease of undoing business’

Long road to ‘ease of undoing business’

India’s global rank in the World Bank’s annual Doing Business ranking came in at 130 out of 190 countries. It has moved up only one notch since last year. To that extent this progress is disappointing. The improvement in this global rank has been a rallying cry of the government, led by Prime Minister Narendra [...]

November 2, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on Long road to ‘ease of undoing business’

Forging the education road map to 2030

Forging the education road map to 2030

LONDON – When I visited the Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan earlier this year, I met with children who told me what education means to them. For Syrian youths who have been forced from their homes and have lost everything, education is about more than qualifications or test scores; it embodies their hope for the [...]

August 28, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on Forging the education road map to 2030

Ford upbeat latest technology can help reduce road accidents

Ford upbeat latest technology can help reduce road accidents

Ford has introduced new technologies into its new Ford Everest SUV to prevent fatal crashes. According to the WHO’s Global status report on road safety for 2015, reflecting information from 180 countries, the total number of road traffic deaths worldwide has reached 1.25 million per year since 2007. The latest report ranks Thailand as number [...]

July 25, 2016 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Ford upbeat latest technology can help reduce road accidents

Lundin Petroleum taking the high road

Lundin Petroleum taking the high road

Swedish strength corporation Lundin Petroleum stated there’s no question the industry is below stress,but pressured its belongings offshore Norway must spur healing. “there may be absolute confidence in my mind that this ultimate region has been a hard and on thesame time a splendid one, in which we have laid strong foundations to deliver big [...]

May 11, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on Lundin Petroleum taking the high road

Self-driving cars not ready to hit the road: Robotics expert

Self-driving cars not ready to hit the road: Robotics expert

WASHINGTON: Self-driving cars are “absolutely not” ready for widespread deployment despite a rush to put them on the road, a US robotics expert warned on Tuesday. The cars aren’t yet able to handle bad weather, including standing water, drizzling rain, sudden downpours and snow, Missy Cummings, director of Duke University’s robotics programme, told the Senate [...]

March 16, 2016 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Self-driving cars not ready to hit the road: Robotics expert