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The rise in the number of COVID-19 cases in Tokyo in the middle of the Olympic Games is causing much concern among Japanese authorities. There were 3,865 cases on Thursday compared to 3,177 on Wednesday. The number of cases for the
It has been a tough Olympics to hold by any standards. Even as the Tokyo Olympics ended on Sunday in a ceremony marked by techno-fired glitziness of music, there was a note of solemnity as the Olympic torch lit at the opening of the
Do we need to be “Faster - Higher - Stronger”, the Olympic motto or should we just try to be ok and healthy? The Olympics may yet be cancelled completely after having been delayed a year says Toshihiro Nikai, secretary general of the Liberal Democratic Party,
At last, after over a year of being stalked and ravaged by the pandemic, crimping ways of life for millions of people, there is a rainbow on the horizon. Some countries can happily unwind, particularly those in Europe. The French returned to their beloved cafe terraces
One of the interesting aspects of Open AI’s flip-flop over CEO Sam Altman is the financial angle. It was Altman who struck a deal with Microsoft and raised Open AI’s market value to $80 billion. When Altman was sacked by the now melted board of directors, Microsoft’s Satya Nadella offered Altman a job,
Boris Johnson is expected to apologise for “unquestionably” making mistakes in his handling of the pandemic during his appearance before the Covid Inquiry. But the former prime minister will argue that his controversial decisions ended up saving “tens if not hundreds of thousands of lives”.
The slow but inexorable pace of social change sometimes leaves political parties stranded. One hundred years ago on Wednesday, Labour won more seats than the Liberals in the general election, and six weeks later Ramsay MacDonald formed the first Labour government after negotiations in a hung parliament.
It’s so unfortunate that the Russia and Ukraine war is still going on despite heavy losses recorded from both sides. There is no solution to any conflict through the use of force and attacks. It’s the need of the hour to start meaningful peace talks so as to avoid any further human and financial losses