Brazil deforestation rises in August, adding to Amazon fire worries
Saturday, 7 September 2019 Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon rainforest rose for the fourth straight month in August from a year earlier, according to preliminary government data released on Friday, adding to concerns over fires already ravaging the region.
Hindustan Times’ National Political Editor, Sunetra Choudhury brings you the top stories you need to know. Sunetra talks about the number of Covid-19 cases in India so far, fatalities. India is one of the two worst-hit countries where cases of Covid-19 are still rising. Columbia is also seeing a rise in cases. Sunetra talks about what the government is telling the states to tackle with Covid-19. She also speaks on Russia’s vaccine which was recently announced. Meanwhile, actor Sanjay Dutt was rushed to the hospital for breathlessness and has been diagnosed with stage 4 cancer. Watch the full video for more details.
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Amazon is in talks to convert JCPenney and Sears mall stores stores into distribution centers. The Wall Street Journal reports this move could position Amazon to build out its order capacity amid the pandemic. Amazon is discussing working with US mall operator Simon Property Group to convert mall stores into hubs to help complete Amazon's online orders. Business Insider predicts Amazon would have several deals in the works by the end of 2020 to pick up stores from struggling retailers.
Bear Grylls’ latest project has him fronting The World’s Toughest Race: Eco-Challenge Fiji, an Amazon original that streams from August 14. Grylls talksabout the toughest adventure race in the world, and why it’s the viewing weall need right now.
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