Outrage over Name-Change of Kazakhstan’s Capital

The President of the Central Asian country of Kazakhstan, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev announced the name change for the country’s capital city, Astana in March 2019. The City will now be named, ‘Nursultan’, after Nursultan Nazarbayev, the former Kazach President. Tokayev announced…

An Unfortunate Story of a Wardrobe Malefunction

NASA recently announced the first all-female spacewalk. The historic incident was destined to take place on Friday, March 29, wherein two female NASA Astronauts, Christina Koch and Anne McClain were to step outside from the International Space Station to a…

Easter Celebrations in Europe

Easter is a popular holiday which celebrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Every year the Easter Holiday falls on a different date from the previous year. This year the Easter Holiday will occur on April 21. Easter also embarks the…

Advent of the new Imperial Era in Japan

Japan has announced the reigning title of its new Empire. The succeeding imperial era will be named, ‘Reiwa’, which connotes harmony and order. The name originates from an ancient anthology of Japanese Poetry. Reiwa will commence from May 1, 2019,…

Different formation of ice in Cirrus Clouds

Cirrus clouds are major components of our climate system. They are responsible for regulating into space, the heat radiation that is emitted by Earth.  A new paper has concluded that the previously assumed mechanism for the formation of ice under…

Puberty is sped up by obesity in boys too

According to a new study, boys suffering from obesity undergo puberty earlier than the average boys. Researchers examined 527 Chilean boys in the age group of 4-7 and concluded that total body obesity, central obesity, and excess belly fat are…