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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Condolences at the death of a global leader is quite common, but it rarely happens that the death of domestic judges causes so much grief from around the world. The death of the US Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg caused such grief and evoked heartfelt messages from every corner of the globe. She was suffering from […]

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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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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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Girl is hoisted in air during kite flying event

Kite-flying is one of the favourite sports and hobbies all over the world. While most Indians mandatorily fly kites on Makar Sankranti, there are other countries too which hold many kite flying festivals. But this fun event turned into a nightmare for one toddler and her family. A three-year-old girl was hoisted more than 30 […]

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Donald Trump is nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

It may come as a surprise to many, but the US President Donald Trump has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. The nomination also comes as a breather for Trump who is facing Presidential Elections in two months and been mired by numerous controversies. And though nomination has nothing to the win, it does […]

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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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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.  […]

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Check out this fun interactive map!

We all know where we live, where historical monuments are, where our places of business are. Knowing the location of your whereabouts is reassuring. But imagine your location 750 million years ago. Would Mumbai be still at the same place where it is? Did it move? Did it exist 750 million years ago at all? […]

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It’s raining chocolate in a Swiss city!

We all love chocolate. Be it bars, or mixing it in our milk, or a piece of chocolate cake… the food item is everybody’s favourite. What would you do if you woke up one morning to find that it’s raining chocolate in your city? Well, something similar happened in a small town of Switzerland recently. […]

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10 YO Mini-Monet donates all earnings to charity

A 10-year-old British girl, who has been dubbed as mini-Monet, received an astounding amount for her painting, and donated it for charity! Daisy Watt started painting only four years ago when two of her grandparents were diagnosed with cancer and she painted a picture to cheer them up. She painted a picture of her garden […]