Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act: Everything you need to know about the law that established the internet.

On Tuesday, the Supreme Court of the U.S. heard oral arguments in the Gonazlez v. Google case, which jeopardises the existence of the internet as we know it today. In addition to challenging the legal validity of the Communications Decency Act’s section 230, the lawsuit calls for holding digital corporations accountable for the material put on their platforms. The United … Read more

Pakistan’s Karachi is the scene of a Taliban terrorist attack that results in 4 deaths.

The most populous metropolis in Pakistan, Karachi, was invaded by well-armed Pakistani Taliban militants on Friday. The gunfire that resulted from the raid left two rebels and two other people dead. This was the most heinous assault on security forces in the wake of increased terror strikes across the nation. In Pakistan’s Karachi, four hours after the horrific attack on … Read more

Florida: A man, detained for walking naked in the streets, claims to be from a “different Earth”.

On March 8th, police in Palm Beach, Florida, detained a 44-year-old male for loitering in the streets while unclothed. The authorities took him into custody after he claimed he was from a “different Earth”. The police charged him with several crimes, including disorderly conduct, indecent exposure, and passive resistance to an officer.  The speculative idea of a multiverse has frequently … Read more

For the first time in 25 years, women are allowed to serve in the Colombian military.

This year, Colombia opened the doors to its compulsory military duty for women, ending a 25-year ban. In February of 2023, 1,296 women joined Colombia’s armed forces. In light of International Women’s Day, where the purpose is to uphold women’s achievements, the world once again celebrates women’s wins as Colombia finally opens military service for women for the first time … Read more

New Zealand issues a national emergency declaration due to Cyclone Gabrielle

New Zealand has proclaimed a national emergency for just the third time in its history. It happens as Cyclone Gabrielle wreaks havoc on North Island with massive ocean surges, flooding, and landslides. Tuesday, when Cyclone Gabrielle brought extensive floods, landslides, and enormous ocean surges, forcing evacuations and trapping people on rooftops, New Zealand issued a national emergency for the third … Read more

The Issue With Media Glorification of Serial Killers

In the last decade, the True Crime genre has increased popularity within pop culture. It is a genre everybody knows and loves. From Netflix documentaries to podcasts, the true crime genre has gripped the world like serial killers did their victims.  Something is genuinely fascinating about watching a true crime show, and the intrigue, of putting the pieces together and … Read more

The practice of murdering lovers and storing their remains in refrigerators: A new trend?

With an increase in partner killings, the practice of murdering lovers and keeping their remains in refrigerators has emerged in India. The most recent fridge murder case involving Bandana Kalita in Assam’s Guwahati region has raised an essential question amongst the general public: are the murderers following a particular crime pattern? In recent years, India has been witness to a … Read more

Within 48 hours of issuing, JNU retracts the notice on fines for protests, violence, and misconduct on campus.

The JNU VC withdrew new rules imposing fines of up to Rs. 50K for misconduct, violence, and strikes on campus on Thursday. In a recent notice, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, announced that the university had chosen to revoke the notification that threatened to charge students who took part in protests and strikes on campus. This decision follows the dissemination … Read more

Border Security Force: Another Pakistani intruder was arrested in Amritsar.

In Amritsar, Punjab, a Pakistani invader was captured by the Border Security Force on March 10. This incident occurred a day after Pakistani and Bangladeshi nationals were similarly detained by the border police in Punjab along this front. In Punjab, close to the international border, the Border Security Force (BSF) captured a third Pakistani citizen. The intruder, a native of … Read more

Iowa students protest proposed discriminatory LGBTQIA+ bill.

On Wednesday, students participated in a walkout to oppose anti-LGBTQIA+ bills being approved and introduced in Iowa by proudly carrying signs, donning pride flags, and marching from the Memorial Union to Parks Library. Students in Iowa stood up from their desks and left their classes on Wednesday afternoon to oppose several anti-LGBTQIA+ bills being considered by the state legislature. This … Read more

PSYNAPSE 2023: One-of-its-kind Psychology fest returns after three years.

The Department of Psychology at the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Vanita Vishram Women’s University hosted PSYNAPSE 2023, the second psychology fest in Surat. Through entertaining and engaging activities, the event attempted to bridge the gap between society and Mental Health and to promote better Mental Health. On 17th February 2023, the first-ever Psychology fest conducted in Surat … Read more

National Trust to hold a one-day exhibition to laud the talents of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

New Delhi: The National Trust of India will host a National Level Exhibition on March 3rd, 2023, to honor and showcase the ability and talent of Persons with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities at Dr. Ambedkar International Centre. On March 3rd, 2023, a National Exhibition is to be held by the National Trust of India to celebrate and highlight the skills … Read more

Manipur: After a protest degenerates into violence, Section 144 prohibitions are implemented in several districts.

On Thursday, the state government issued prohibition orders under section 144 of CrPC in the districts of Kangpokpi and Churachandpur due to the violent nature of the protests against wildlife sanctuaries allegedly encroaching on tribal lands. Since Thursday, March 9, prohibitions have been in effect in several state jurisdictions under Section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC). According … Read more

Xylazine: New skin-rotting drug is turning citizens into zombies in the US.

By causing fatal side effects like skin rotting, a new drug called Xylazine or “tranq” has caused significant mayhem in cities all over the United States. In 2022, a viral video spread throughout the internet where citizens showcased unusual behaviour in Philadelphia, US. This situation prompted several conspiracy theories that they were affected by a “zombie virus”. As it turns … Read more

A groundbreaking decision by a South Korean court accords legal recognition to same-sex couples.

In a ruling deemed South Korea’s first official acknowledgement of same-sex union, the Seoul High Court decided on Tuesday that a gay couple may receive the same health insurance privileges as a heterosexual couple. A South Korean judge this week decided that a same-sex couple enrolled in the National Health Insurance Service (NHIS) should be granted the same benefits as … Read more