A series of catastrophic events took place in Mauritius on July 25, 2020, when a Japanese ship, MV Wakashio, struck a coral reef and eventually began leaking oil into the Indian Ocean, leading to the declaration of a state environmental emergency by the Mauritian Government. Now, this incident has become … Continue Reading
Humans are predisposed to challenging an action they disagree with. Holding a person accountable for their actions is an act whose existence can be traced back to the early days of civilisation. “Cancel culture,” as it is known, is a derivative of that— rooted in modern society, and … Continue Reading
With a global race to develop a COVID-19 vaccine in full flow, will the unified efforts be enough to defeat the microscopic enemy, or has the war already been won?
Developing a functional vaccine is only the first step. Whichever company/country pioneers the vaccine will be in a commanding position, … Continue Reading
20 Indian soldiers, including an officer, were gunned down in the disputed Galwan Valley on June 15, 2020. The Galwan River flows through the disputed Aksai Chin region administered by China to the Ladakh union territory of India. The valley lies along the Line of Actual Control (LAC), the de … Continue Reading
In May 2020, Cyclone Amphan hit parts of Eastern India and Bangladesh. With the unrest caused by the cyclone, several parts of the country received massive amounts of rainfall. This marked the beginning of the Assam floods. An alarming increase in water level was observed throughout several districts of the … Continue Reading
A powerful blast in port warehouses near central Beirut storing highly explosive material killed 78 people and injured nearly 4,000 on August 4th. Almost a hundred people have been reported missing, including 10 firefighters. The blast struck with the force of a 3.5 magnitude earthquake and was heard up to … Continue Reading
While the rest of the world is battling against widespread Covid-19, the regions of Norilsk and Siberia in Russia is facing a severe environmental threat and biological damage which will persist in the coming years. A fuel tank in Norilsk, Russia cracked open leaking over 20,000 tons of fuel into … Continue Reading
Over the last couple of weeks, there has been a nationwide outrage regarding the incidents of animal cruelty that have come to light. Across all media platforms, people have come out in large numbers in support of animal rights, deeming the recent events as horrific and unjust. Several petitions and … Continue Reading
In India, ‘The Word’ spreads fast. Compared to the world, probably the fastest.
The Indian Society, known for its well-knit family structure and community strength all over the world, also plays a seemingly interesting role. The role of a judge— a very brutal judge. Its verdict seems to be of … Continue Reading