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Know more about World Rivers Day

World Rivers Day is celebrated every year on the last Sunday of the month of September. The day is dedicated to rivers and waterways around the world and is celebrated to spread awareness on the same. The day was first celebrated in 2005. Let’s find out more about this day and dedication related to it.  […]

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This Wimpy Kid adventure is one of the best!

When Jeff Kinney wrote The Diary Of A Wimpy Kid in 2007, little must he have imagined about its popularity. The book not only became a bestseller but also got 14 sequels, TV series, movies and many spin offs. Jeff mostly only wrote about the Wimpy Kid, Greg Heffley, and his life. And yes there […]

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In depth: Barbados to drop Queen Elizabeth II as its head of state

The Caribbean island nation of Barbados has decided to remove Queen Elizabeth II as its head of state and become a republic.  The prosperous nation Barbados is one of the more populous and prosperous Caribbean islands. The country was earlier heavily dependent on the sugar exports, but with time its economy has diversified into tourism […]

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Who is Yoshihide Suga? Japan’s new Prime Minister

The Japanese parliament has elected Yoshihide Suga as the country’s next prime minister after Shinzo Abe resigned due to health issues.  Often called as Abe’s right-hand-man, Suga is expected to carry forward the economic policies of the earlier government, Abenomics.  Many challenges Suga is a veteran politician and long-time cabinet member. But it’s also true […]

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Is there life on Venus?

A recent announcement made by scientists has sent both excitement and hope among the stargazers and cosmic lovers. The astronomers have written about the discovery of phosphine gas in the atmosphere of Venus, and this has raised hopes  of the presence of lifeforms on the neighbouring planet.  A team of scientists have reported traces of […]

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What’s Karlsruhe? The German war ship discovered 80 years after it was sunk

A German warship hit by a submarine during World War II has been found on the seabed off Norway, more than eight decades after it was attacked. The Karlsruhe was discovered around 1,600 feet (488 meters) below sea level and 11 nautical miles (20 km) off Kristiansand, Norway, during a routine inspection of undersea electricity […]

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Covid 19: India is the new global hotspot; Oxford vaccine sees a hurdle

India has emerged as the global hotspot for Coronavirus infections with the number of cases crossing 4 million. The senior experts are not denying the possibility of a second wave of infections even as the country could not swim through the first wave. India surpassed Brazil to become the second-most Covid 19 infected country after […]

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Djokovic ejected out of the US open

World No 1 tennis player Novak Djokovic has been disqualified for the US open after he inadvertently hit a ball at one of the line judges. The ball hit the line judge on the throat and she could be seen gasping for air. Djokovic apologised and though everyone agreed that it was not done on […]

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India sees surge, many nations may witness second wave

India witnessed the highest one-day recorded Covid 19 infections with more than 80,000 cases. The country is reaching 4 million cases soon and there’s no sight of relief.  While Pune overtook Mumbai and Delhi as the new hotspot, other cities too have been witnessing a rise in numbers as lockdown rules get eased. Though the […]

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In-depth: UAE-Israel deal

The United Arab Emirates and Israel have signed a peace agreement, encouraged by the US, which may affect the fate of Palestine and Arab politics. The agreement was applauded by US President Donald Trump, Israel President Binyamin Netanyahu, and Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE.  […]