To avoid upsetting Beijing, McCarthy will meet the president of Taiwan in California.On March 15, 2023 by Yash Pratap Singh
Instead of meeting in Taipei, House Speaker Kevin McCarthy will meet with Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen in California to prevent inciting China to retaliate violently and escalating the already hostile relations between Beijing and Washington. After McCarthy’s declaration that he would visit the autonomous island if elected speaker last summer, the Pentagon started preparing plans for his visit in January.
A Fresh Face for “Million-Dollar Staircase”On March 14, 2023 by Yash Pratap Singh
The Million Dollar Staircase is a historic staircase located in the New York State Capitol Building in Albany, New York, USA. The staircase is named for its elaborate and ornate carvings, which are said to have cost over a million dollars to create.
Georgia protests: contentious law reveals fight for the futureOn March 14, 2023 by Yash Pratap Singh
Thousands of Georgians demonstrated on the streets of the nation’s capital, Tbilisi, on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings in opposition to the first reading of a new law that opponents claim will restrict press freedom and be used to repress non-governmental and other rights organizations.
Iran and the Arab nations of the Persian Gulf will meet in China.On March 14, 2023 by Yash Pratap Singh
According to individuals who talked with the Wall Street Journal, a high-level meeting of officials from Gulf Arab governments and Iran is scheduled to take place later this year in Beijing (WSJ).
95th OSCAR AWARDS 2023 AND A SPECIAL PLACE FOR INDIAOn March 14, 2023 by Sahiba Chopra
Dolby Theatre, Los Angeles, United States was the venue for the 95th Academy Awards, also known as the Oscar Awards, on March 12, 2023. The event was held by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) to bestow honour on the films released in 2022.
The Teen Vaping Epidemic: A Crisis We Cannot IgnoreOn March 14, 2023 by Mohammad Anas Dhorajiwala
In recent years, vaping has emerged as a popular trend, especially among adults looking for a less harmful alternative to traditional cigarettes.
How Cyclone Freddy is on track to become the longest-lasting cyclone on record, after swirling in the southern Indian Ocean for 34 daysOn March 13, 2023 by Garima Pandey
The North Indian Ocean basin received a list of names for cyclones from the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) in 2000. It employs a list of names recommended by nations bordering the ocean basin. India initially urged the other nations to exercise caution when naming cyclones. characterised by a big low-pressure centre and numerous storms that produce a lot of wind and rain.
UK HOPEFUL OF ECONOMIC REBOUND AFTER DATA REVEALOn March 13, 2023 by Sahiba Chopra
Rishi Sunak is optimistic about the UK’s economy coming back on track after official figures revealed that the UK’s economy crossed the expected growth rate for the month of January 2023.
From Flavor to Fatality: The Global Burden of High Salt Intake and the Need for Immediate ActionOn March 13, 2023 by Mohammad Anas Dhorajiwala
Salt, a mineral we often take for granted, can be a silent killer. While it is true that our bodies need it in small amounts, the excessive intake of salt has dire consequences for public health. According to the WHO Global Report on Sodium Intake Reduction, the world is facing a massive crisis in terms of high salt intake, and countries must take urgent action to address it.
Belgium recognized Holodomor as a Genocide of the Ukrainian peopleOn March 13, 2023 by Gargi Sharma
In December 2021, the House of Representatives of Belgium recognized the Holodomor, a man-made famine that occurred in Soviet Ukraine between 1932 and 1933 as an act of genocide. This decision makes a significant milestone in acknowledging the horrific events that took place during this period and it is a crucial step towards ensuring that such atrocities never happen again.