Charlie Watts passes away

Charlie Watts, The Rolling Stones’ sole drummer for over six decades, died in London on Tuesday, according to TMZ. When Charlie died, he was at London’s Royal Marsden Hospital, and his wife of over 57 years, Shirley, was by his side. Earlier this month, the Stones revealed that Charlie, the band’s eldest member, will be … Read more

GoLocal launched by Walmart

On Tuesday, Walmart announced the introduction of GoLocal, a delivery service that would transport products from other local merchants to customers. The retail giant stated that it plans to start delivering by the end of 2021, and that the deliveries would be made by using newer technology such as self-driving cars and drones. Tom Ward, Walmart’s senior vice … Read more

Should Social Media ban Taliban

Should the Taliban be banned? If one found the decision of Social Media companies of banning the former US President Donald Trump problematic, it is nothing compared to the devastating web presence of the Taliban. When the Taliban were in power in the state of Afghanistan back from 1996 to 2001, only one per cent … Read more

Tesla in trouble?

After a series of incidents between emergency vehicles and Tesla models, US auto safety regulators began a formal safety investigation into Tesla Inc’s (TSLA.O) driving assistance system Autopilot on Monday. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Teslas “have encountered first responder scenes and subsequently hit one or more cars engaged with those … Read more

Afghan Women are afraid of the future

“On my way home today, I passed by the beauty parlour where I used to get my manicures. An Afghan female university student wrote , “The shop front, which had been adorned with lovely photos of girls, had been whitewashed overnight.” Women in Afghanistan fear that now that the Taliban has retaken control, their civil … Read more

Ebrahim Raisi sworn in as President of Iran

Iran’s new president, Ebrahim Raisi, is a religious conservative who was sworn in as president on 5th August, deepening the grip of religious conservatives over the country’s government across all branches of power. The 60-year-old who also used to head the country’s judiciary system succeeds Hassan Rouhani, who was seen as a relative moderate. According to some … Read more

President Biden bullish on Electric car future

The White House stated on Thursday that President Joe Biden will set a goal for 50% of all automobiles sold in the United States to be zero-emission vehicles by 2030.Biden’s approach follows the Trump administration’s significant weakening of many environmental laws and climate protections. According to a White House statement, “the President will sign an … Read more

Report on Governor Cuomo released

The governor of New York, Andrew Cuomo (D), has been accused of sexual harassment by a number of women, both within and outside his government, according to a report released yesterday by state Attorney General Tish James. The independent investigation, which took five months and interviewed almost 180 people, came to the conclusion that Cuomo’s … Read more

Boom No More

Companies that saw a boost in sales during the worst of the epidemic last year are now facing a new age of connecting with real people rather than an imagined paper towel pal. Amazon, the poster child for the Covid driven explosive growth, dropped 7.6% on Friday, its lowest day in over a year, putting Jeff … Read more