Kim Kardashian and Kanye West reach divorce settlement

 Kim Kardashian and Kanye West have settled their divorce and avoided the trial that had been scheduled for the following month, court documents filed on Tuesday showed. The former Hollywood power couple’s divorce was finalised, and Kanye West is now required to pay Kim Kardashian 200,000 USD per month in child support. The rapper, 45, … Read more

US bans sales and imports of Chinese tech from Huawei, ZTE

Due to an “unacceptable risk” to national security, the US has banned the sale of communications equipment made by the Chinese firms Huawei and ZTE and restricted the use of some Chinese video surveillance systems. The US imposes import and sales restrictions on Chinese technology made by ZTE and Huawei. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC), … Read more

India cancels Air Suvidha forms for international passengers

The Indian aviation ministry declared that the self-declaration form that incoming international passengers had to complete on the Air Suvidha portal has now been eliminated. The move, as claimed by the government, was made in light of the drop in coronavirus cases and significant improvements in Covid-19 vaccination coverage both globally and in India. The self-declaration … Read more

COP27 adopts fund for damage caused by global warming

At the United Nations COP27 climate summit in Egypt, delegates came to a significant agreement about financial aid for less developed nations. They have decided to create a fund to cover loss and damage already brought on by global warming after two weeks of discussions. Negotiators have been working through the night to finalise the … Read more

One billion youth risk hearing loss from headphones and music venues

More than one billion young people worldwide may be at risk for hearing loss due to using headphones or going to loud music venues., a large review of the available research estimated. The study, which was conducted under the direction of the World Health Organization, urged manufacturers to take additional steps to safeguard future hearing … Read more

Sheep Welfare Scheme: €15.5 million in payments to commence

Minister for Agriculture, Food, and the Marine Charlie McConalogue announced that the Sheep Welfare Scheme has started issuing advance payments totaling €15.5 million. The payments under year six of the scheme will be made to some 17,500 farmer participants in the scheme. The Minister stated: “I am pleased to announce that a total of €15.5 … Read more

1970s sandals worn by Steve Jobs auctioned for nearly $220,000

The sandals Steve Jobs wore while pacing the floors of the California home where he co-founded Apple has reportedly sold for close to $220,000, according to an auction house. The “well used” brown suede Birkenstocks dating to the mid-1970s set a record for the highest price ever paid for a pair of sandals, Julien’s Auctions … Read more

Iranian film star removes headscarf for social media post

One of the most well-known actors in Iran recently shared a photo of herself on social media without the headscarf that is mandatory for women in the Islamic republic. Following the death of Mahsa Amini, weeks of protests have shaken the nation, and Taraneh Alidoosti’s apparent act of defiance comes at this time. The Kurdish … Read more

US actor Sean Penn gives Oscar award to Ukraine’s president in Kyiv

Sean Penn, a famous American actor, presented the Oscar to Volodymyr Zelensky, the president of Ukraine, in what he termed a “symbolic, silly thing.” Penn made his third trip to Kyiv since Russia’s invasion yesterday to meet with Zelensky. In a video posted on Zelensky’s Telegram channel, Penn tells Zelensky: “If I know this is … Read more

World population to hit 8 billion this month, India to surpass China in 2023 – UN

The global population is projected to reach 8 billion on 15 November 2022, and India is projected to surpass China as the world’s most populous country in 2023, according to the UN.  “This year’s World Population Day falls during a milestone year when we anticipate the birth of the Earth’s eight billionth inhabitant. This is … Read more

India bridge collapse: Death toll rises to 141, many still missing

At least 141 people have been killed in the western Indian state of Gujarat after a British-era bridge collapsed on Sunday evening. Approximately 177 people have been rescued, and teams are still looking for several others who are still missing. Around 500 people were on the suspension bridge, including women and children, when the cables … Read more

Prince Harry’s Memoir to be released on January 10

The highly anticipated memoir by Britain’s Prince Harry, which is expected to lay bare his life as a royal, will be published in the new year. Harry’s book is called Spare, a reference to the phrase “the heir and the spare”, and will be released globally on January 10th. The memoir will be published by … Read more