3 mn read Initially people in India were hesitant with the vaccination process and hardly turned up at centres, when it all started. People were not treating it as a life saving step but were reluctant about the minor side effects it showed on some individuals. But today, approximately 66% of the Indian population is vaccinated with single dose and are moving forward speedily, as per the official data. According to the Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan, around half of the 18+ Indian population of the country have received at least one dose of the vaccination. Adding on to his statement, he said, ‘23% of the Indian population under 18+ have been fully vaccinated with both the doses. And that it is all because of the hardwork some states put in during the drive.’
3 mn read On 3rd October, news flashed on Indian televisions about an SUV knocked down farmer protestors in Lakhimpur kheri district in Uttar Pradesh. As per the witnesses, three SUVs made their way when approximately 300 farmers were protesting at the site. According to the reports, 8 people died in incident including 4 farmers. The 2020-21 Indian farmers protest is an ongoing protest against three farm acts which were shown green flag by the parliament of India. Strong disagreement appeared from farmers end and a public dispute emerged between central government and farmers organization.
3 mn read 23 years old Aryan Khan, son of Indian actor/producer Shahrukh Khan who is also known for his work internationally, has been arrested on 3rd October by NCB (Narcotics Control bureau) in drugs case. NCB raided a cruise in Mumbai on 3rd October’s night after, the team themselves booked the seats to bust the party. As per the information, besides Aryan Khan, Arbaaz Merchant (friend of several Bollywood star kids), Munmun Dhamecha (daughter of a businessman) and other high-profile people are also under custody and is been questioned since then. NCB seized 5grams of Mephedrone, 13grams of cocaine, 22 pills of MDM, 21grams of charas (cannabis concentrate made) and Rs 1.3 lakh cash from Aryan Khan, details came from the sources.
5 mn read d (NZ) cricket team arrived in Pakistan in September after 18 years to play a cricket series containing 3 one-day internationals (ODIs) in Rawalpindi and Five T-20 matches in Lahore. Unfortunately, the NZ team refused to play the series due to security threats on September 19, 2021, just as the first ODI was due to start in Rawalpindi.
4 mn read Afghan women are still fearing for their freedom after the Taliban returned to power in Afghanistan. Old restrictions were imposed rapidly and shifted the country backwards to its oppressive past. The US withdrew all troops from the country last month which had been there since the 911 attacks in 2001. The Taliban takeover is causing a set back in gender equality, women’s rights, violence and poverty.
4 mn read On 2nd September, the news of Indian actor, host and model Siddharth Shukla’s sudden demise flashed on television and internet, that left many people heartbroken and in shock. According to the postmortem report of the actor, there were no external injuries. The 40-year-old actor suffered an unanticipated heart attack in his home at midnight and was brought dead to the hospital, next morning. Indian film industry paid condolence on the actor’s passing, including American professional wrestler John Cena. Deceased actor, Siddharth Shukla had also won the World’s Best Model Title, back in 2005.
4 mn read Festive season is here in India and National security is on high alert, without fail. The Delhi Police Special Cell has arrested six suspects from Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra and Delhi amid preparations of festivals around the country. According to the information given by Special Cell members in a press conference, all of them were about to target big cities and also that the terrorists were funded by underworld.
4 mn read Due to poor economic policies of the current government Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) is facing the worst ever economic crunch of its history. Pakistani Rupee (PKR) has dropped to its lowest rate; One US dollar has an exchange rate of 170 PKR. At present Pakistan has rock-bottom currency value in South Asia even war-hit Afghanistan has more stable currency as compared to Pakistan. On the other hand, a higher dollar exchange rate is directly proportional to a country’s loans so there is huge swell in local and foreign debt of Pakistan. Same time, the inflation rate has been increased to 13 percent so people are living below the average life here in Pakistan.
4 mn read In 2021, countries are witnessing earthshattering forest fires that has affected ecosystem adversely. Whole world watched turkey wildfire, that hit the environment majorly and left many people and animals homeless. Experts warned that the situation aroused due to the heatwave coming from southern Europe fed by North Africa. It did not stop here, recently it poured heavily for hours on the highest point of Greenland’s ice sheet known as Summit for the first time ever in the history. According to the information, Arctic is warming at least twice as fast as the rest of the world because of the climate crisis.
4 mn read Twenty years back Twin Towers were attacked in New York USA. Allied troops -USA and 36 nation’s coalition forces NATO-declared war on terror, invaded Afghanistan and removed the Taliban regime from Kabul. After twenty years of war, Taliban retook Kabul. Taliban has announced the oath taking ceremony of newly nominated intern cabinet on Saturday September 11, 2021 to mark the 20th anniversary of nine eleven 2001 incident symbolically. Sources say invitations were sent to 5 countries by the Taliban for the swearing-in ceremony; which includes China, Iran, Turkey, Qatar and Pakistan. The Russian foreign ministry publicized that Russia also received the invitation but it was decided ‘not to witness the event’.