Author Archives: Ravichandran N

Lebanon’s Beirut Blast: 100 Dead; 4000 Injured; Medical Supplies Destroyed in Explosion

A massive explosion ripped through the capital city of Beirut in Lebanon, killing nearly 100 and injuring at least 4000 people, with still hundreds missing, feared to be trapped under the rubble. The blast, registered as a 3.3 magnitude earthquake near the Beirut’s port, was heard and felt as far away as Cyprus, which is more than 200 kilometers (180

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What happened on this day – August 4?

If history repeats itself, and the unexpected always happens, how incapable must Man be of learning from experience. – George Bernard Shaw. On this day: 367 – Gratian receives the title of Augustus under his father, Valentinian I. 1704 – Britain gained control of Gibraltar during the War of the Spanish Succession, with “The Rock” subsequently becoming a British colony

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Indian Home Minister Amit Shah Hospitalized For Positive Coronavirus Test

Amit Shah, Indian Home Minister, has tested positive for coronavirus, on Sunday afternoon, August 2, 2020 and has been hospitalized, as per the advice by doctors. The Minister has personally requested everyone, who had been in contact with him, in the past few days, to isolate themselves and get tested as early as possible. “On getting the initial symptoms of

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47 Chinese Apps Banned Again In 2nd Digital Strike; 250 More Including PUBG Apps Under Scanner

Indian Government on Monday, July 27, 2020, banned another set of 47 Chinese apps, which are said to be clones of the 58 apps including TikTok banned in the first round in June. The list of the 47 apps including Tiktok Lite, Helo Lite, SHAREit Lite, BIGO LIVE Lite and VFY Lite, that were banned in the second digital strike is

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North Korea Declares Emergency After First Possible COVID-19 Case; City of Kaesong In Full Lockdown

North Korea has declared state of emergency, after its first ever suspicion of COVID-19, in the city of Kaesong, near the border with South Korea. A defector, who is now in quarantine, is being suspected to have the infection, as the test result of the case is “uncertain.” Immediately the North Korean supreme leader Kim Jong-un, has enacted the country’s

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Kargil Vijay Diwas – July 26

The July 26, is celebrated as ‘Vijay Diwas’ meaning ‘Victories Day,’ every year in memory of more than 500 soldiers who laid down their life for the country in the 1999 Kargil War with Pakistan. It was on this day, 21 years ago that, the Indian Army defeated the Pakistan Army in a three-month long war, to thwart their endeavor

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