4 mn read Today, Indian players are making their mark in world of sports. They are getting recognition from global media houses, coaches and organizations. But not everybody gets a chance to show their ability. Mahavir Vinod Rana is one such Indian International player who several brought medals and made India proud but still is overlooked by Indian administration and media houses. he shared his story of struggle, hardwork and passion for sports.
3 mn read India has a population of circa 141 crore people, while China stands at handful crores less. Ironically, China fits into India 18 times. Now India is not only the world’s largest democracy but also the most populous country. Is it going to be the world’s biggest superpower? While most young Indians born today have a chance of living healthy and happy lives and can aspire to be doctors, business tycoons, or politicians, their Chinese counterparts are likely to be much less fortunate. What is their fate in a country with a rapidly ageing population and extremely low replacement level fertility?
3 mn read On Saturday, the 10th, the Secretary of State for the United States government informed his counterpart from China that the ongoing support given by the Chinese government to Russia is significantly impacting the relationship between the two nations which is already at the edge of the cliff. The relationship is already at a tipping point as the countries have different views on many other subjects.
3 mn read The World Economic Forum has declared Pakistan as the second-worst country in terms of gender equality in the world; ranked 145 out of 146 countries. According to the report of the Global Gender Gap Index, the gender gap in Pakistan will become 56.4% by 2022, which is the highest in the last 16 years. The World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Global Gender Gap Index report claimed that Pakistan’s performance in terms of gender equality is very disappointing; in this list, the only country that falls below Pakistan is war-torn Afghanistan; ranked at 146.
3 mn read Ban on particular single-use plastic items is been initiated by the administration across India. Any person found violating the rule will have to face fine or imprisonment or both, mentioned under Section 15 of the Environment Protection Act (EPA) and according to the laws by municipal corporations. Implemented in every corner from 1st July, items under ban radar are plastic sticks of balloons, flags, candy sticks, ice cream sticks, plates, cups, glasses, polystyrene, straws, trays, knives, earbuds, packaging or wrapping material around invitation cards, sweet boxes, cigarette packets, plastic or PVS banners of less than 100 microns and stirrers. The news came after Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed an event in India on World Environment Day.
3 mn read Public sphere is a space where people from diverse backgrounds come together and put out their opinions. A shaping of perspective and its formation gives transparency and considerable outlook. With time, public spheres have increased from gatherings at small coffee houses to big panel discussions or social media activism. Today from forming a unison view point, public spheres also push specific propaganda for the political purposes. From the beginning, it has its participation depending on the genders and race. Usually, white men were supposed to participate in public spheres, discussions on politics or on other spectrums.
3 mn read The UK is experiencing its longest heatwave for seven years, with temperatures in the capital rising to an astonishing 31.5 degrees Celsius on Wednesday and a whooping 32 C in Suffolk. The heatwave has prompted health officials to issue warnings and advice on how to stay safe while the weather remains hot and dry.
4 mn read Much awaited, good news for Pakistan; Financial Action Task Force (FATF) gave a green signal to exclude Pakistan from its ‘Gray List’. It is said in the FATF declaration that Pakistan has completed its task against money laundering and terror financing, soon FATF team will visit Pakistan and verify the actions done.
3 mn read India is emerging as a Start up Hub. In 2021 Global Startup Ecosystem Index by Startup Blink ranked India 20th among 100 other countries on the list. Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru featured in top 20 cities globally for the same. The country’s position has improved from 81 to 48 in the Global Innovation Index 2020, which points to India’s developing potential. India’s performance in tech sector has been boosted up because of ‘Digital India’ campaign launched by Indian administration in 2015. Startups are adapting digital mode and providing online to Indians. Online shopping platforms to food platforms, entertainment to medical facilities, has changed the lifestyle of Indians.