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Readers’ Letters: Women in enterprise, summers getting hotter and extra

In some elements of the globe, summers are getting hotter than ordinary (“Health tips: How to beat the summer heat and stay hydrated”, Gulf News, June 10). It appears that it isn’t simply the typical temperature that goes up, globally, the climate appears to be getting worse with extra excessive occasions. Global climatic change has pure and synthetic causes. If you discover, each summers and winters are getting hotter. Heat waves have gotten extra widespread globally, and intense warmth waves are anticipated, particularly within the US. It is extra harmful when warmth waves are mixed with humidity. As we all know, excessive warmth can improve the danger of different sorts of disasters, like drought and different dry situations, which might flip into wildfires just like the current one in California. Rising temperatures throughout the nation threaten folks, ecosystems and the financial system. We ought to know that this excessive temperature also can have an effect on the air high quality. It is our duty to minimise the impact by switching to eco-friendly residing.

India has one of many higher air security indicators on the planet in comparison with the worldwide common (“Second SpiceJet snag in a day: Windshield cracks mid-air”, Gulf News, July 5). Still, a number of current flight incident scares convey urgency for additional strengthening air security and the necessity for a complete security audit within the aviation sector on a number of sectors, together with airworthiness of plane, pilots-training and floor security. The current incidences of mid-air troubles are scary. The state of affairs requires pressing DGCA (The Directorate General of Civil Aviation) consideration. Recently, a flight made an emergency touchdown at Karachi Airport after the gasoline indicator malfunctioned mid-air. The hearth incident in a Delhi certain Patna plane additionally occurred when the aircraft was nonetheless within the air. It was a danger to 185 lives within the plane, however as a result of pilot’s talent and skill to navigate the plane within the horrifying state of affairs, the aircraft landed safely. However, trendy passenger plane are constructed to function even with one engine, however generally it may be catastrophic. The DGCA should put all measures in place for a sturdy air security mechanism, which requires a complete strategy. The authority also needs to conduct a radical investigation to seek out out the rationale for such issues and order a complete security audit to minimise such scary incidents. Airlines ought to pay extra consideration to common plane upkeep and improve the coaching for pilots and air controllers.

From Mr Ramesh G Jethwani

The youth are susceptible, taking over smoking as a development, with peer stress to intensify it right into a behavior. Their curiosity, sense of journey and a risk-taking psychological disposition makes them experiment and take a look at one thing completely different in life. Despite extra distinguished warnings on cigarette packs and media messages about their dangerous results, they smoke as they suppose dying may be very far. Smokers benefit from the smoke which emanates, unmindful of passive smoking. One of the businesses withdrew its model of smokeless cigarettes as they discovered people who smoke loved the smoke. Banning the sale of unfastened cigarettes, bigger warnings on packets and rising the authorized age for buy of tobacco merchandise to 25 years are welcome, however the change has to return from inside. In the curiosity of the nation’s well being, the issue needs to be tackled on the grassroots stage of tobacco rising, regardless of the highly effective tobacco foyer repeatedly asserting its contribution to the nationwide financial system.

Kudos to World No.1 tennis participant Novak Djokovic for reaching his eighth Wimbledon finals, defeating the British skilled tennis participant, Cameron Norrie, in 4 units, that too after successful his quarterfinals in 5 phases (“Novak Djokovic wins seventh Wimbledon title and 21st Grand Slam”, Gulf News, July 10). He has repeatedly proved to be an actual champion participant like Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal. However, it’s unlucky {that a} spirited participant like Rafael Nadal needed to pull out, as a consequence of damage, within the semi-final conflict in opposition to Nick Kyrgios. His absence has disadvantaged one other epic last between Nadal and Djokovic. Of course, he overcomes Nick Kyrgios, the Australian skilled tennis participant who’s on a roll this 12 months. It was a golden likelihood for Djokovic, who did it with pleasure. Congratulations! He received a seventh Wimbledon title and the twenty first Grand Slam crown on Sunday with a four-set overcome Nick Kyrgios.

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