Surviving a catastrophe requires the resilience of not just the body but also the mind. Research on the effect of the coronavirus on the Covid-19 generation— children carried, conceived, or born in the world around these times foreshadows an alarming future for this new bunch. The template for the social … Continue Reading
On July 20, 2021, New Shepard, the first crewed voyager spacecraft, took flight from a private launch facility in Van Horn, Texas, at 14:12 British Summer Time (BST), i.e., 18:42 Indian Standard Time (IST). The capsule broke from its rocket two minutes into the journey and proceeded to the … Continue Reading
Under the spotlight — South Africa
South Africa saw the worst violence and riots in the last 25 years, since the Apartheid, in the third week of July 2021. The riots resulted from the recent suspension of Ace Magashule, the Secretary-General of the ruling party, the African National Congress … Continue Reading
Darwin posed the Theory of Evolution in his book ‘On the Evolution of Species’ in 1859. His obsequious studying of minor changes in birds of the island of Galapagos, later termed ‘Darwin’s finches’ depict the process of evolution. It was clear to Darwin that minor, heritable variations in the offspring … Continue Reading
The president of Haiti, Jovenel Moïse, was assassinated in Pétion-Ville, Haiti on July 7, 2021.
Moïse had started his first company Jomar Auto Parts with little initial investment and gradually began expanding his fields of business. Soon, Moïse was the first man to export bananas from Haiti to Germany (since … Continue Reading
The natural environment encompasses all living and non-living things occurring naturally. In 2020, the world came face to face with the deadly coronavirus pandemic which has left its impact on every aspect of life especially wildlife. The slowdown in human activity, which scientists are calling the “anthropause” has been a … Continue Reading
Stability in Jammu and Kashmir has always been a delicate issue. Geopolitical, social and economic issues have clashed together leaving a trace of uncertainty since the formation of the state. In August 2019, the scales of this unpredictable imbalance were tipped off even more. The scrapping of Article 370 resulted … Continue Reading
SInce the last week, British Columbia and the Pacific Northwest have been experiencing unprecedented summer temperatures. Around 250 km from Vancouver, the village of Lytton recorded Canada’s highest-ever mercury reading of 49.5⁰C on Sunday, June 27, 2021. The obliterating heatwave has caused the sudden deaths of over five hundred people … Continue Reading
John McAfee, the creator of the McAfee antivirus software, allegedly killed himself in Barcelona Jail on 23 June, 2021. The wild child of Silicon Valley was found dead mere hours after a Spanish court approved his extradition to the United States to face charges of tax evasion.
He was indicted … Continue Reading