Dyslexia is a specific learning disability in reading. Kids with dyslexia have trouble reading accurately and fluently. They may also have trouble with reading comprehension, spelling and writing. However, a new font claims to clear the way through the digital letter landscape, making it accessible for everyone.
Afghanistan: A Story of Statelessness- With Persia to its west and the Indian subcontinent to its east, the area that comprises modern Afghanistan has always stood between great empires.
In the last century, oil has become the most reliable and effective source of energy for our rapidly industrializing global community. Oil- producing nations play a key role in global efficiency with their significant contribution to electricity and transportation. But do they still retain their importance?
This article explores 3 examples of dictators from 3 continents and their terrible childhood experiences and try to extrapolate on how those experiences may have the shaped the man that would go on to commit atrocities while in power.
The Doomsday Clock has moved closer to midnight, from two-and-a-half minutes to two minutes. In announcing the decision, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists cited “the failure of President Trump and other world leaders to deal with looming threats of nuclear war and climate change.
The United Nations released the first ever report on human rights violations in Kashmir, asserting that the Indian armed forces have used excessive force in Kashmir with many civilians killed and wounded since 2016. The report, released on 14th June, details human rights violations on both sides of the Line of Control..
Amidst the outcry over Brexit, a curveball in the form of French Elections has thrown the European Union into distress. In the run-up to vote, attention from both inside and outside France has focused on the political and economic consequences of a Potential Frexit from the European Union or the euro currency.
On 09 Mar 17, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) revealed that they remained open for a joint venture with Russia, for the design and production of the FGFA. However, this time in addition to other criteria, there are two specific requirements.
On 28 Feb 17, Bloomberg reported that the PMO and Finance Ministry were discussing a proposal to sell the government’s majority stake in Air India, the country’s national carrier. By bringing in a strategic partner, the government hopes to turnaround the loss-making airline.
On 27 Feb 17, London Stock Exchange (LSE) announced that their US$ 31 billion merger with Deutsche Borse, was unlikely to be approved by the European Union (EU). The merger was announced last year, to create a giant trading powerhouse that could better compete with US rivals.
On 21 Feb 2017, data released by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), shed fresh light on the international arms market. SIPRI examines arms trade in five-year increments; the latest increment being 2012-16. SIPRI data measures the volumes of arms trades, rather than financial value of deals.
On 20 Feb 17, Cambodia’s Parliament approved legal changes that effectively bars the main opposition leader from participating in politics. The legislation prevents politicians with convictions from running for office. It also allows the Cambodian Supreme Court to dissolve political parties, whose leaders have criminal convictions.
On 22 Feb 17, India and China shall hold strategic-level talks at Beijing, China. India shall be represented by Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar, while China will be represented by Vice Foreign Minister Zheng Yesui. This is the sixth round of strategic bilateral talks that began in 2005. Substantive issues likely to come up between the two nations are as under.
Congress MP Ranjeet Rajan, wife of Bihar MP Pappu Yadav has introduced a bill to control expenditure at wedding ceremonies. The bill called Marriages (Compulsory Registration & Prevention of Wasteful Expenditure), 2017 is likely to be tabled as a private member’s bill, in the next session of Parliament.
J Jayalalithaa was a tall leader and wielded complete control of the AIDMK. On 05 Dec 16, after spending almost three months at the Apollo Hospital, she passed away. In the immediate aftermath of her death, her long-time companion Shashikala Natarajan appeared to be the heir apparent.
On 14 Feb 2017, the 11th Edition of Aero India commenced at Bangalore, with the participation from 30 countries and as many as 72 state-of-the-art aircraft. Amongst the indigenous products on display is Tejas, the single-seater, single-engine, multi-role light fighter developed by the HAL, for the Indian Air Force (IAF) and Indian Navy (IN).