US Justice department to sue Google for the second time: Report

As per a report the United States Justice Department (DoJ) is poised to sue Alphabet Inc’s Google regarding the platform’s dominance over the digital advertising market.  Citing people familiar with the matter, Bloomberg reported that the case is expected to be filed in a federal court before the end of this week. Watch | Google announces […]

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Climate-related disasters become a cause of human trafficking: UN report

The UN said on Tuesday that there is mounting evidence that gang-based crime is taking advantage of an increasing number of displaced people as a result of climate-related disasters. As per a report published by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), the ongoing conflict in Ukraine is another risk factor for a rise in human trafficking. “Climate […]

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Corrosion damage to infra eats up to 5% of global GDP, says report; experts suggest solutions

The natural phenomenon of infrastructural damage owing to corrosion costs up to 4% of global GDP per year and in India, it could cost an estimated 5% of GDP per year, experts quoted from a report by the CORCON Institute of Corrosion. This implies that the lack of protection against corrosion can lead to infrastructure […]

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Two years after Capitol riot, US lawmakers seek to bar insurrectionists from holding office: Report

Democratic lawmakers in a handful of states are seeking to bar insurrectionists from holding office, two years after the violent attacks on Capitol Hill on January 6, 2021. A report by the news agency Associated Press on Sunday (January 22) said that the lawmakers are trying to send a message that those who engage in […]

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Chinese students signed ‘allegiance pledge’ to CCP before going to Sweden: Report

Over thirty Chinese doctoral students were made to sign an agreement pledging their loyalty to the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) before reaching Sweden to pursue their higher studies. Swedish newspaper Dagens Nyheter published a report last week citing the documents it obtained. The paper stated that nearly three dozen students signed letters before travelling to […]

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Trump mistakes sexual assault accuser for ex-wife Marla in lawsuit: Report

Former United States President Donald Trump mistook his sexual assault accuser E. Jean Carroll for his ex-wife Marla Maples in testimony for her suit against him. Trump was married to Maples his second wife, from 1993 to 1999, after which he has been in a relationship with his current wife Melania Trump. He mistook Carroll […]

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Twitter might fire more employees in the coming weeks: Report

Twitter might fire more employees in the coming weeks: As per a report on the news site Insider, Twitter is planning to lay off 50 workers from its product division in the coming weeks. The report cited two people at the firm familiar with the development. Around six weeks back, the company’s new boss, Elon […]

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China’s regional governments spent billions on COVID prevention and control, a budget report reveals

Many of China’s regional governments have revealed the enormous expenses incurred in order to enforce the country’s zero-Covid policy. The whopping amounts corroborate state media reports that suggested that the huge costs were a primary reason for Beijing to abruptly pull the plug on its Covid policy. A report published by the state-owned Xinhua News […]

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In Europe ordering cocaine is as easy as ordering pizza; ‘customers’ avail 20 minutes delivery: Report

Europe has become a spectator to a “tsunami” of cocaine, and getting the drug in big cities has become as easy as ordering a pizza. People using messaging applications like WhatsApp and Signal place an order, and within 20 minutes a dealer shows up at their door. As Police commissioner Virginie Lahaye puts it, now the […]

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