US Witnessed Over 2,800 Incidents Of Hate Crimes From March To December Last Year

US President Joe Biden condemned the hate crimes against the Asian-Americans and appealed to the masses to put an end to those crimes. He called those acts “vicious hate crimes” and “un-American”.

What are those hate crimes Biden talked about?

Asian Americans became the target of hate crimes with the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. The democratic president decried that the Asian Americans were attacked, harassed, blamed, and scapegoated over the pandemic that originated in China. But activists blamed on the loose talks by former president Donald Trump who used to talk about “Chinese virus” to refer to coronavirus.

What did Joe Biden say about Asian-Americans?

Biden called Asian-Americans, fellow Americans, and said that they were on the front lines of the pandemic. He highlighted their efforts by saying that they tried saving lives but they were forced to live in fear for their lives and belongings. Joe Biden said that that was wrong and un-American and that must stop.

What is the data about racial discrimination?

A California State University study found that reported anti-Asian hate crimes more than doubled across 16 major US cities including New York and Los Angeles last year. They jumped from 49 in 2019 … Read the rest


The Largest Asteroid 2001 F032 Will Pass By Earth On March 21

An asteroid roughly 3,000 feet in diameter will pass by earth at a distance of approximately 1.25 million miles (two million kilometers) on March 21, according to the US space agency, NASA.

Why this asteroid is important?

The asteroid, 2001 F032, was discovered 20 years ago and it is the largest asteroid to pass by earth this year. Paul Chodas, director of the Center for Near Earth Object Studies said that they knew the orbital path of the asteroid around the Sun very accurately and that there was no chance of it getting closer to earth than 1.25 million miles.

1.25 million miles is roughly 5.25 times than the distance of the earth from moon but still it is close enough to be classified as a “potentially hazardous asteroid”. Also, at 77,000 miles per hour, 2001 F032 is the fastest asteroid to approach earth.

What are the advantages of asteroid?

Lance Benner, principal scientist at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory said the close encounter with the asteroid is an opportunity for astronomers to get a better understanding of the mineral composition of the asteroid. Sunlight reflecting from its surface will give a better idea of the metals the asteroid is made … Read the rest


Arsenal Enters Quarter-Finals Of Europa League With 3-1 Win Over Olympiacos

Arsenal registered an impressive win against Olympiacos to get a smooth entry into the quarter-finals of the Europa League. The Gunners delivered 3 goals with stunning action and received only one. But the talking points of the match were about the opportunities missed.

What was the talking point of the match?

The Gunners revealed their true spirit but at the same time, they exposed their darker side. They were like both an angel and a demon. Whether it is ball possession or strike, Arsenal dominated the field but they look scattered in the field. There was little coordination between Arsenal players.

First is the selection of team….

Mikel Arteta decided to play with the team that drew 1-1 with Burnley in the Premier League. But he replaced Gabriel Magalhaes and Hector Bellerin came in for Pablo Mari and Calum Chambers to strengthen his team’s position.

In the first half….

Martin Odegaard was quick to assume the moment at 34th minute when he landed the ball into the net. Jose Sa looked quite helpless at the sudden strike.

In the second half….

As said, Arsenal made multiple mistakes and one of those mistakes was to allow … Read the rest


SSKM Hospital Said Mamata Banerjee Had Severe Injuries On Her Foot, Ankle, Shoulder And Neck

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee got her left foot and ankle injured during an alleged attack by some miscreants while she’s campaigning in Nandigram. Mamata Banerjee was swiftly taken to SSKM hospital for treatment.

What did doctors say about her injuries?

Severe bone injuries in her left ankle and foot in x-ray. Doctors also got an MRI at the Bangur Institute of Neurosciences on noticing injuries in the right shoulder, forearm and neck. The CM was shifted to a special ward at the hospital’s VVIP Woodburn Block after the physical examination was complete. But doctors said that they could conduct more tests to assess her health.

CM Mamata Banerjee was complaining of chest pain and breathlessness in the hospital. Also, she had developed mild fever. The doctors said that she would be in observation for 48 hours after which they would decide the further course of treatment.

A team of doctors including a cardiologist, an endocrinologist, a general surgery doctor, an orthopedist and a medicine doctor is observing the condition of Mamata Banerjee.

How did CM injure her foot and ankle?

She alleged an attack by four-five men while she was praying at a local temple in Birulia area near … Read the rest


Send Best Wishes Of Happy Maha Shivratri 2021

Maha Shivratri is celebrated across the globe according to Hindu traditions. Devotees fast observe a day-long fast and perform puja all night during Nishita Kaal to worship Lord Shiva, the god of destruction. Also, they give best wishes of Maha Shivratri through phone calls and social media messages and pictures.

Importance of Maha Shivratri

It is the biggest night of Lord Shiva worshipped as the marriage of Lord Shiva with Devi Parvati. Also, it is the day when the Linga from the deity first appeared. Today is the fourteenth day (Chaturdashi Tithi) of Krishna Paksha of Phalguna month according to Purnimant calendar but it is Magha according to Amavasyant calendar.

Devotees of Lord Shiva go to Shivalayas to offer all the things that Lord Shiva likes. They offer bel patra, dhatoora, bel fruit, and bhang to Mahadev. Also, they bath the deity with fresh water, gangajal, milk, dahi, and desi-ghee. Sandal wood powder is also applied to the deity for sweet fragrance.

Happy Maha Shivratri wishes and quotes

• Maha Shivratri is a day when you awaken your inner consciousness to discover the purpose of your being. Feel the presence of the Supreme Power inside and outside.

• Here’s extending … Read the rest


Salah And Mane Took Liverpool To The UEFA Champions League Quarter-Finals

Liverpool’s 2-0 victory during the round of 16 second leg over RB Leipzig on Wednesday paved its way UEFA Champions League quarter-finals. But it wasn’t a smooth advance as RB Leipzig looked more dominant till the 70th minute of the game.

Goalless first half

RB Leipzig was successful in warding off the relentless press of The Reds but it couldn’t break Liverpool’s high defensive line. It failed in making any meaningful attack on The Reds despite keeping the possession of the ball for maximum time in the first half. Liverpool made a comeback into the third-quarter of the first half but the opportunities were missed due to lack of finishing. So, both the teams failed to get any breakthrough in the first half.

RB Leipzig changed its strategy in the second half

RB Leipzig brough attacker Alexander Sortloth into the game in the second half. He was replaced midfielder Kevin Kampl. It also made minor changes but the results achieved with the changes had little impact on the game. At … Read the rest