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What is the significance of Buckingham Palace?

The Queen of England is a formidable force, and she reigns from Buckingham Palace. Well, at least theoretically. Though there’s a working Parliament and democracy in the UK, the monarchy and church still play important roles in the government. The seat of monarchy has been the royal Buckingham Palace but this year, Queen Elizabeth II […]

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Covid global numbers beyond 7 million, India on top 5 now 

India has emerged in the top five countries affected by Coronavirus pandemic. Unfortunately, this is one tally we would have hoped to stand last, or not appear totally. However, the country has been reporting a spike in case especially after it opened for business.  India’s cases may well touch 3,00,000 at the end of this […]

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Covid 19: World tries to inch toward normalcy but cases on the rise 

Indian government decided to extend the lockdown because of Coronavirus infections till June 30, but left the rules of each zone to be decided by the states. Most of the states have decided to reopen the economy.  Maharashtra plans to open the state in phases. From this Monday, it is expected that courts and offices […]

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India on top 10 Covid affected nations; US death toll crosses 1 lac 

India surpassed China and Iran to become top 10 Coronavirus-affected countries. The country is relaxing lockdown rules in different states even as it reported more than 1,30,000 cases and 4,000 deaths.  Maharashtra has been reporting the highest number of infections, mostly from Mumbai.  Globally, the infection tally has crossed 5.6 million and the US alone […]

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World has seen more than 5 million Covid cases already, India crosses 1 lac 

The number of Coronavirus cases in the world has crossed the 5-million mark, even as India reported more than 1,00,000 cases.  The United States, Russia, the UK, Spain, Italy and France continue to see cases rising. Death toll in America is as high as the positive cases in many countries.  But more and more nations […]

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Countries rush to open lockdown, despite several cases 

The Coronavirus cases crossed more than 3.5 million even as many countries are reopening their economies.  The US which till now has registered more than 12 lac cases and more than 73,000 deaths is urging its states to open the lockdown.  Why so? The world has been under Covid 19 threat for more than five […]

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UK to start testing Covid 19 vaccine 

Human trials of a potential coronavirus vaccine started in the UK, however the government doesn’t want to be very optimistic and added a word of caution that “nothing about this process is certain”. The vaccine was developed by scientists at the University of Oxford who believe there is an 80 per cent chance of success. […]

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Covid 19: US records highest number of cases, Spain may be next Italy 

The United States of America became the country with the highest number of positive Coronavirus patients even as New York remains the hotspot for the virus in the country.  In the US alone, more than 2,15,000 people have been tested positive and more than 4,500 have succumbed to the virus.  Globally, more than 940,000 cases […]

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UK Elections: Boris Johnson wins, Brexit next year 

In a major relief to Conservative Party, Boris Johnson held strong and won the recently concluded elections in the United Kingdom with majority. This also paves the way for Brexit, and divorce of England from European Union by early next year. Johnson, who won his own seat in London’s Uxbridge and South Ruislip, hailed the […]

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Your primer to Brexit

There’s been a lot of talk about Brexit in the past couple of months. You must have heard your elders discuss it, or watched a debate on television or read an article about it in a newspaper. But what really is Brexit? If you don’t understand, it’s okay. It’s mind boggling to even some adults… […]

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