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Breathe Delhi, breathe!

Delhi has been having a hard time breathing these past few days. Post Diwali, the air quality of the national capital dipped so low that people had to wear masks, even at home.  Just this week, the Air Quality Index of Delhi reaches above 600. This means the air we breathe is harmful to us. […]

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Lewis Hamilton is second only to Schumacher

Lewis Hamilton clinched his sixth world title with second place behind Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas in the US Grand Prix to become the second most successful driver in Formula One history. The 34-year-old Briton fought with ferocious determination to win from fifth on the grid, but was unable to resist the Finn, who started from […]

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Ghazala Hashmi is first Muslim woman in Virginia Senate

Indian-American Ghazala Hashmi, a former community college professor, created history by becoming the first Muslim woman to be elected to the Virginia State Senate. Four Indian Americans have won state and local elections held in the United States on Tuesday. Suhas Subramanyam, who served as the White House technology policy adviser to former President Barack […]

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11,000 scientists agree about climate emergency

Even the most intelligent have come together to declare a climate emergency. A new report by 11,258 scientists in 153 countries from a broad range of disciplines warns that the planet “clearly and unequivocally faces a climate emergency,” and provides six broad policy goals that must be met to address it. The study, called the […]

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Voyager 2 is out of Sun’s influence

More than four decades after beginning its epic journey, NASA’s Voyager 2 spacecraft has crossed the elusive boundary that marks the edge of the Sun’s realm and the start of interstellar space. Voyager 2 has become the second human-made object to journey out of the Sun’s influence, following the Voyager 1’s solar exit in 2012. […]

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Fancy an air taxi?

Traffic jams are inevitable. If you live in any metropolis and travel at least once a day, you know what we’re talking about. But what about air taxis? Fancy one? German start-up Volocopter, which made the world’s first manned, fully electric vertical take-off and landing aircraft in 2011, has just announced plans for a new […]

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Conquering mountains in 190 days

Nirmal Purja has created history by scaling the world’s 14 highest peaks in a record 190 days after he climbed Mt Shishapangma in China last week. The 36-year-old Nepali mountaineer, known as Nims, broke the previous record of a South Korean climber, Kim Chang-ho, who achieved the feat in 2003 to scale all the peaks […]

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Google city maybe a reality

Google would build a high-tech city in the outskirts of Toronto. Yes, you read that right. The internet giant is planning to transform a disused area into a green and technology-driven city. Google’s company Sidewalk has been given some space in Toronto based Quayside waterfront area to develop the city. It’s still not finalised but […]

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Greta and Arnold enjoy bike ride

We can confirm that Greta Thunberg and Arnold Schwarzenegger are friends.  The action star and former California Governor posted pictures of their meeting to his Instagram page, showing the pair on a bike ride around Santa Monica and meeting his daughter Christina.  He wrote: ‘It was fantastic to see my friend and one of my […]

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Pakistani boy makes world record

People make all sorts of world record. And though the Spelling Bees and other bigger contests may see a lot of foreign faces from developed countries, Indian subcontinent is not that far behind. An 11-year-old boy from Pakistan made an entry into the Guinness Book of Records for a very unique skill. Aima’az was able […]