Author: tbose

India approves Covid boosters for 18 to 60-year-olds but it comes with a price

By: Trishita Bose On Friday, April 8, India’s health ministry announced booster shots for everyone between the ages of 18 and 60. Boosters have been administered to healthcare professionals and frontline workers since January. On March 16, India started the administration of the third shot for everyone above 60 years of age. After what seemed […]

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The Big Conundrum: responses and solutions to Europe’s reliance on Russian oil and gas

By Trishita Bose While the European Union collectively condemns Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, it is their money that is paying for Putin’s tanks, jets and missiles. Despite years of wanting to reduce its reliance on Russian oil and gas, the EU has hardly taken any measures in that direction. Pointing out the paradox at an […]

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World War ‘Z’ breaks out as Russian groups slammed over new symbol

By: Trishita Bose As the world rallies to support Ukraine, Putin’s regime and its supporters have met fierce backlash by the military, other nations and the global community. Just a fortnight after Russia’s unprovoked assault on Ukraine, an everyday symbol has emerged among pro-war supporters as a new propaganda tool to promote the atrocities committed […]

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Calls for UK to teach consent in schools as Australia adds to curriculum from 2023

By: Trishita Bose Calls are being made to teach schoolchildren about consent in the UK after Australia announced the landmark decision to introduce the subject from foundation school. Australian Education ministers across the country voted unanimously to implement a comprehensive consent education programme for all private and public schools for children from the age of […]

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No Vaccine Mandates for In-person Attendees at the 94th Oscars

The Academy of Motion Picture, Arts and Sciences is planning to host this year’s Oscars ceremony without a vaccine mandate for its attendees while still requiring their employees to show proof of vaccination. Across Los Angeles, people are required to show vaccine certificates to visit movie theatres, gyms and many other public spaces. While the […]

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