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  • Milk’s packaging influences its flavour: Research

    Milk’s packaging influences its flavour: Research

    Beyond mild oxidation, "milk's flavour can be affected by the interchange of the packaging's components into the milk and by the packaging absorbing food odours and scents from the nearby refrigerated environment."

    January 29, 2023
  • Six arrested in Atlanta after protest against shooting of activist turns violent

    Six arrested in Atlanta after protest against shooting of activist turns violent

    Atlanta Police Chief said that the protesters were marching peacefully but a group within the crowd later started their illegal acts. The crowds even broke the windows and attacked police cruisers, Police added.

    January 22, 2023
  • US House fails to pick Speaker on first ballot for first time in a century

    US House fails to pick Speaker on first ballot for first time in a century

    Republican leader Kevin McCarthy failed to attain the required number of votes to succeed Nancy Pelosi as a Speaker on the first ballot.

    January 4, 2023
  • Taiwan Prepares

    Taiwan Prepares

    If China becomes adventurous and militarily attacks Taiwan, the US most likely would intervene as broader geopolitical considerations are involved. If such a situation unfolds it would cause incalculable damage to China’s military, economy and civilian infrastructure, and result in China’s total isolation from the global economy and international organisations. So, China would have nothing to gain but everything to lose.

    January 2, 2023
  • A Changing World~II

    A Changing World~II

    Russia will not win, and Ukraine cannot lose. Germany, caught in a crisis not of its own making, has to find a way to regain stability and order and of course economic growth

    December 25, 2022
  • Will US midterm result affect Pacific policy?

    Will US midterm result affect Pacific policy?

    As Kim and Xi adopt increasingly aggressive foreign policies, the question arises, what do the new divided U.S. government and Republican control of the House of Representatives mean for America’s relations with South Korea?

    November 30, 2022
  • America’s contribution to the world’s cuisines

    America’s contribution to the world’s cuisines

    No American town is complete without a McD. Even on international travel we often saved money by eating at McD.

    November 27, 2022
  • From Meta to Zomato, how India’s new online review rules will impact industry

    From Meta to Zomato, how India’s new online review rules will impact industry

    With the new Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) guidelines coming into force to guard customers against fake online reviews of products, tech giants like Meta and Google, along with homegrown platforms like Zomato and Flipkart, will now face closer scrutiny of product reviews on their respective platforms.

    November 26, 2022
  • Visit to Manila

    Visit to Manila

    Vice-President Kamala Harris’ visit to the Philippines may well have restored some equilibrium to the relationship between the two countries, after the stormy Duterte years which saw the former Filipino president apparently tilt towards China after announcing his “independence” from the United States.

    November 25, 2022
  • 59 years after Kennedy’s assassination

    59 years after Kennedy’s assassination

    On 22 November 1963, President John F. Kennedy, the popular and young President of the USA, was assassinated in Dallas, Texas. Immediately there were highly emotional scenes of distress not only in the USA but in many other countries as people wept openly, at homes and in the streets, in a spontaneous mass outpouring of grief.

    November 22, 2022
  • An Indian way for USA

    An Indian way for USA

    There was a time not long ago when Americans had to go to a polling booth to cast their votes on election day. Absentee ballots were accepted if they were received by election day, and they could vote early if the polling booth was open. This was true whether the election was the presidential election or the midterm election or some other special national election.

    November 22, 2022
  • Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes sentenced to over 11 yrs in prison

    Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes sentenced to over 11 yrs in prison

    Elizabeth Holmes, the founder of US-based blood-testing company Theranos, has been sentenced to 135 months, or over 11 years, in prison. She faced sentencing after being found guilty of defrauding investors and endangering patients.

    November 19, 2022
  • Changing patterns of US poll result

    Changing patterns of US poll result

    The US midterm election results show a recurring motif – a split ballot, where voters have chosen candidates from both the Democratic and the Republican parties, instead of voting for all candidates up and down the ballot belonging to the same party. This practice creates an apparent shift towards moderation, and it showed up in many states this election.

    November 17, 2022
  • Biden now irks Afghans by disparaging their country as ‘Godforsaken place’

    Biden now irks Afghans by disparaging their country as ‘Godforsaken place’

    Last month, President Biden annoyed Pakistanis when he described their country as "one of the most dangerous nations in the world" that possessed nuclear weapons without any 'cohesion'.

    November 6, 2022
  • Why we should worry about a nuclear winter

    Why we should worry about a nuclear winter

    On 16 July 1945, the world witnessed the mind-boggling destructive power hidden inside a nuclear bomb. After seeing the catastrophic might of the bomb at the Trinity Test Site in Alamogordo, New Mexico, Robert Oppenheimer, director of the Manhattan Project, famously invoked a quote from the Bhagavad Gita, "Now I am become death, the destroyer of worlds."

    November 5, 2022
  • 50 UN members condemn Chinese government’s oppression of Uyghurs

    50 UN members condemn Chinese government’s oppression of Uyghurs

    Fifty United Nations member states issued a joint statement condemning the Chinese government's oppression of Uyghurs and other Turkic peoples in East Turkistan.

    November 2, 2022
  • A critical moment for the world we live in

    A critical moment for the world we live in

    Without being alarmist, one must take note of the fact that the possibility of a third world war has been more discussed this year – 2022 - than any previous year since 1945.

    November 2, 2022