Monday, March 1, 2021

Manya Gupta

22 Published Articles

Unraveling Myanmar’s coup

The morning of February 1 saw yet another takeover of democratic institutions by the military in Myanmar. In a coup d'état, The Tatmadaw, through...

Jalikattu: A case on controversy

There are cases in controversy and there are cases around controversy, India has an eclectic exception, a case on controversy. A case with its...

India approves COVID-19 vaccine

India approved two vaccines for the coronavirus earlier this week, COVISHIELD developed by the Serum Institute of India, the largest vaccination producer, and COVAXIN,...

Explained: The New Variant of SARS CoV 2

Right on cue, the SARS CoV 2 virus in a stunning reenactment of itself, presented a new strain of itself in the United Kingdom...

Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico collapses

The Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico witnessed the crash of its pathbreaking telescope on late Tuesday morning. One of the main cables collapsed onto...

China’s Chang’e Probe Explained

On Late Tuesday, China's Chang'e-5 probe touched down on the surface of the moon, its aim being to drill and collect samples of lunar...

New Zealand rejects legalizing marijuana countrywide

New Zealand ushered in a brand new and one of the country's most progressive cabinets in its recently concluded election. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern...

Pakistan reverses TikTok Ban

The Pakistan Government rescinded the ban on the popular application, TikTok leading to mixed reactions across sections of the country. The ban was rescinded...

The Atal Tunnel unveiled in India by the Prime Minister

The Prime Minister of India has finally unveiled a dream project of long- The Atal Tunnel, the world’s longest highway tunnel- The Atal Tunnel...

Donald Trump: “I don’t want to pay taxes”

There was a significant moment (or perhaps the only significant moment) in the US Presidential Debate when these words were uttered by President Donald...

The Notorious Ruth Bader Ginsburg

On Friday, The 18th of Septemberber, the world bid farewell to Ruth Bader Ginsburg. The multiplicity and the essence of the roles she played...

A new possible vaccine candidate to fight the COVID-19 pandemic

This week the race for a long-awaited vaccine proceeded somewhat further as the joint mega collaboration effort between AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford...

Alexei Navalny is out of his medically induced coma, Berlin doctors confirm

Alexei Navalny, the face of the Russian opposition against Putin, is out of a medically induced coma, his doctors in Berlin affirmed at a...

Kim Jong Un “closely observing” Japan’s race for Prime Minister

After the sudden resignation of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, North Korean dictator, Kim Jong Un is said to be closely observing the island...

Bad Ride: Uber and Lyft vs employer regulation in California

Uber and Lyft seem to redefine the paths they take every time their engine is challenged by external compliances, all in the wrong way....

The Unowned Bombs: Beirut blast

In the aftermath of the Beirut blast which reportedly killed and injured thousands and brought the city to a standstill, there is one crucial...

The forced conversion of Hagia Sophia

The sound of the azaan, the first of 9 prayers in Islam, rang out from the Hagia Sophia on 24th July after 86 years...

Canadian Prime Minister: “Canada handled COVID-19 better than the USA”

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau praised Canada’s response to the coronavirus pandemic, calling the response better than the one of the States. Addressing a news conference,...

365 elephants found dead in Botswana due to outbreak

Three hundred sixty-five elephants were found lying dead in Botswana in what appears to be an outbreak of sorts. The elephants were found lying...

Myanmar unaware of COVID-19 pandemic due to internet shutdown

A year-long brutal internet shutdown in Myanmar has led to a large part of the citizenry being caught unaware about the coronavirus pandemic. Large...