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In depth: Three countries rush to claim an underwater mountain

There’s a huge mountain range on earth which is not shown in any map you would see. And a number of countries have already started to fight over its ownership.  What is this hidden gem? Hidden below the North Pole in the Arctic region is Lomonosov Ridge. It is a vast mountain range running from […]

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The story behind Nike’s revolutionary shoes!

We all associate corporates with cut-throat competition and profit-making management. Companies strive to improve on their technology to gain on their rivals and earn more profits. But not all innovations are intended for money, some also have a heart-warming story behind their creation. Something similar has happened with Nike’s new range of shoes.  The shoes […]

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In depth: What’s happening in Myanmar?

The military took over the government of Myanmar, after removing the country’s elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi. President Win Myint has also been detained. Sui Kyi held the post of state counselor, a position like prime minister, in Myanmar. She’s the leader of political party National League for Democracy (NLD). The recent developments  Myanmar’s […]

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Pets are back at the White House

Donald Trump was the first president in more than a hundred years to not have a pet in the White House. Before him it was James Polk to not have a pet. But the new President Joe Biden is back with the tradition. Biden’s German Shepherds – Champ and Major – have joined the President […]

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In depth: What is the Change the Date debate in Australia?

Every year around January 26, a debate rages in Australia… Change the Date. Australia Day, on 26 January, commemorates the day in 1788 when Captain Arthur Phillip, commander of the First Fleet of 11 British ships, arrived at Sydney Cove to signal the birth of the colony. But many people also call it “Invasion Day” […]

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Joe Biden sworn-in as America’s 46th President

Joe Biden officially took oath as the 46th President of the USA, in a historic yet toned down celebration at the Capitol. Kamala Devi Harris was sworn-in as vice-president of the United States, becoming not only the first woman to hold the office but the first Black and Asian American person to do so. Trump […]

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Donald Trump impeached for second time

US President Donald Trump has been impeached again. This time for inciting violence that led to rioting at the Capitol building and the death of five people including a policeman.  Before considering impeachment, the House had asked Vice President Mike Pence to use the 25th Amendment to remove Trump. When Pence refused, Democrats  began the […]

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What’s Legion of Merit? The honour given by the US to PM Narendra Modi

The Donald Trump government of the United States honoured Prime Minister Narendra Modi with the Legion of Merit for his leadership in elevating the strategic partnership of India and the US. The Legion Of Merit (LOM) is a military award of the United States Armed Forces that is given for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the […]

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Good samaritans leave cash for the needy

What would you do if you found a bundle of cash just lying around on the road? Well, something like that happened at least 13 times in the small town of England.  Since 2014 there have been at least 13 instances of money being found in Blackhall Colliery, County Durham, usually amounting to £2,000 (almost […]

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In depth: How Ethiopia’s civil war would affect Africa?

A prospective civil war in the African country Ethiopia may lead to a turmoil in the continent and the world. Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has ordered his  troops to counter an allegedly violent attack by armed forces in the country’s northern Tigray region. Though this may seem the most immediate conflict, the truth is […]