Sunday, 12 February 2017

World News Summary : 12-Feb-2017

It is no secret that President Trump is going to be more active in Twitter to state his opinions than doing it directly. So, at least for today we are going to put him out of focus and make a truly alarming issue our hot topic.
North Korea. That’s right people. North Korea has performed a missile test. A ballistic missile was launched and it travelled 500km before landing in the sea and that raises the question what more do they have hidden and what was the reason behind such a test?
Nature as it has it, is proving again that humans are messing with it by producing a huge bushfire in Australia. Climate change is happening people and we cannot take it lightly.

Books :
  1. Holocaust denial and anti-Semitic books are being sold on Amazon in countries where it is an offence
  2. More than 2 million pounds worth of books were stolen in Mission Impossible style in West London
  3. The Handmaid’s Tale shoots up to best sellers list and that is all thanks to Trump
Sports :
Football :
  1. Young footballer collapses and dies on the ground in East Yorkshire
  2. Despite poor form Leicester goal keeper, Schmeichel says “we are not panicking”
  3. Wenger clearly rejects exit claims
  4. Barcelona are keeping pressure on Real Madrid, with both teams winning each of their respective games
  5. Barcelona’s Alexis to miss the rest of the season with an ankle injury
Tennis :
  1. United States Tennis Association apologise for playing Nazi-era anthem during Fed Cup match with Germany
  2. Fed Cup defending champions Czech Republic and Spain are tied at a win apiece after hard-fought wins from GarbiƱe Muguruza and Karolina Pliskova
  3. Nadal pulls out of Rotterdam open based on doctor’s order
Cricket :
  1. On day 4 stumps, India have scored 687/6d & 159/4d while Bangladesh are at 388/10 & 103/3
Climate :
  1. Almost as much as 100 bush-fire in the New South Wales region of Australia has caused people to leave their homes and closed roads.
  2. Huge meteor blazes across US
  3. Researchers behind ‘Anthropocene equation’ say impact of people’s intense activity on Earth far exceeds that of natural events spread across millennia
Political :
  1. India : Uttar Pradesh Minister Radhey Shyam Singh allegedly threatened to set a local journalist afire for not supporting him during the ongoing Assembly elections in the state
  2. North Korea : NK have tested intermediate ballistic missile which ranges almost 500 Km
  3. Paris : Protest for a black man raped by a police while being arrested have gone to new heights as rioters burn vehicles and attack cops.
  4. USA : The US immigration federal agents arrest almost 200 immigrants from 6 states
  5. USA : Donal Trump’s enovy says that US is not happy that UN has selected a Palestinian to lead the Libya mission
  6. India : Heavy Police deployment outside Golden Bay resort in Kuvathur, meeting underway between Sasikala and MLAs
  7. Romania : Anti government protest continue with 500,000 people
Technology :
  1. Snapdeal plans to fire 30% of staff in 2 months as they plan major cost-cutting
  2. The Google Chromebook, a type of stripped-down laptop, isn't a practical mobile device for many people - mostly because it basically turns into an expensive paperweight whenever it can't find a Wi-Fi connection.
  3. When you browse online for a new pair of shoes, pick a movie to stream on Netflix or apply for a car loan, an algorithm likely has its word to say on the outcome
  4. Infosys CEO meets with investors as conflict with founders rages on
  5. Cheating Frenchman sues Uber for tipping off wife about affair
Money :
  1. The failure in demonetization tells the Indian Prime Minister to focus more on administrative reforms more than financial reforms
  2. Fitch ratings confirm that Trump’s policies and bans are threating global economy
Entertainment :
  1. La La Lands the frontrunner to bag major awards at BAFTA
  2. Grammy to award British Stereo sound inventor Alan Blumlein
  3. Alec Baldwin’s Trump mockery is well received by many
  4. Actress Meryl Streep renews harsh criticism of Trump in emotional speech
Health :
  1. A research done by Leeds University shows that Muslims can overcome their mental illness by re-embracing their beliefs and religion
  2. Woman whose brother multiple chemotherapy and still died after 15 years believes that the treatment has limitations and decides not to undergo the surgery after being diagnosed with Ovarian Cancer
  3. Drinking a lot of fluids when having a cold will actually help you get over the illness as the fluid will always keep you hydrated and clean toxins
  4. The best foods to fight osteoarthritis are Salmon, flaxseeds, walnuts, ginger and turmeric
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