Category: International

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Google Salutes Russian Military Surgeon Dr. Vera Gedroits With A Doodle

Google is celebrating the 151st birthday of Russian surgeon Dr. Vera Gedroits. Today’s Google Doodle is different as it carries a thanking note for Vera Gedroits for pushing the world of medicine forward against all odds.

Who was Dr. Vera Gedroits?

Vera Gedroits was born into a prominent family of Lithuanian royal descent in Kiev in 1870. Kiev was then part of the Russian Empire. In her late teens, she went to Switzerland to study medicine and returned to Russia to start her medical career. She first joined a factory hospital as a surgeon.

What was the biggest achievement of Vera Gedroits?

Vera Gedroits became a volunteer during the Russo-Japanese War in 1904 and served the Russian army as a surgeon. She performed complex abdominal surgeries with ultimate precision in a converted railway car. It was an achievement because she worked with limited resources and under the threat of enemy attack. Later the Russian government adopted that procedure as the new standard. She also worked as a surgeon for Russian royals. On returning home, she became a professor of surgery at the University of Kiev … Read the rest

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Observe A Minute’s Silence Today At 3:00 pm (1400 GMT) For Late Prince Philip

Queen Elizabeth II will bid a final farewell to her late husband, Prince Philip, on Saturday, in a modest state ceremony with just 30 mourners including close family members. Only Meghan will miss the ceremony due to her health condition.

Funeral ceremony of Prince Philip

Millions of people will watch the final farewell to Prince Philip behind the stately walls of the Windsor Castle, west of London, on their televisions as the pandemic restrictions won’t allow a large gathering on the ground.

Members of the armed services, Prince Philip was associated with, will line a short procession route through to Windsor’s historic St George’s Chapel. His coffin will be borne on a bespoke Land Rover hearse repainted in military green. The Land Rover was designed by Prince Philip. The whole country will observe a minute’s silence on the stroke of 3:00 pm (1400 GMT) before the funeral begins.

Who was Prince Philip?

Prince Philip was The Duke of Edinburgh but he was lovingly called “the grandfather of the nation”. He was 99 years old and was suffering from a heart ailment and infection. He spent … Read the rest

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Who Is The Surprise Character In The Falcon And The Winter Soldier?

The Falcon and the Winter Soldier (TFATWS) is set to return for the much-awaited episode on Friday morning and this episode is going to be the biggest in everything. Also, there is much hype surrounding this episode.

Highlights of TFATWS episode:

• People saw John Walker/Captain America (Wyatt Russell) murdering a man on live camera with the Captain America shield in the last episode. And they are expecting something bigger in Episode 5. Since Episode 4 ended on the controversy, the fallout of the last moment could be massive on the upcoming episode.

• A fight scene between Sam/Falcon (Anthony Mackie), Bucky/Winter Soldier (Sebastian Stan), and Walker/Captain America in the teaser hinted towards a confrontation between different groups in Episode 5.

• People are waiting for a “surprise character” reported by SlashFilm in Episode 5. Also, there is much mystery surrounding the surprise character. It won’t be … Read the rest

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Tim Cook Speaks Up His Mind Over Elon Musk, Tesla, Parler App, And The Capitol Attack

Tim Cook held a long talk with the New York Times “Sway” podcast where he spilled beans over the claim of Elon Musk selling Tesla to apple, blocking controversial Parler social media app, and much more.

Here’re excerpts of that interview….

Tim Cook has been worked in different capacities with Apple Inc. in his 23 years career. He remained CEO of the company for nearly a decade

On Elon Musk and Tesla

Tim Cook said that he thought that Tesla had done an unbelievable job of establishing and keeping the lead for a long time in the EV space. He didn’t give any hint on buying Tesla but said that they investigated many things internally and many of them never saw the light of day.

On removing Parler from the App store

Tim Cook said that that was a straightforward decision because the app weren’t adhering to the guidelines of the App Store. He said that one couldn’t incite violence or allow people to incite violence. He further said that he hoped that the app would come back.

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No Terror Link Found In The US Capitol Attack

US President Joe Biden expressed his grief over the recent US Capitol incident by saying that he and first lady Jill Biden were heartbroken due to the violent attack that killed one police officer and wounded the other.

The president offered his condolences for the slain Officer William Evans of the US Capitol Police. He also offered prayers for the well-being of the officer who’s fighting for his life.

What was the US Capitol attack?

As seen television footage, a blue sedan car crashed at a security barrier on one of the streets leading to Congress. The driver of the car jumped out of the vehicle and rushed towards the officers with a knife but he was shot dead by the officers said Acting Chief Yogananda Pittman.

The accident resulted in the death of an office and left another injured who was taken to a hospital in an air ambulance. The attack came amid heightened security after the January 6 attack by the supporters of then-president Donald Trump.

What was the motive behind the attack?

At first, it was considered a terrorist attack but Washington … Read the rest

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The World Sees Russian Tanks Being Moved To Ukraine Border In Viral Videos

Russia is sending its military equipment including tanks and other armored vehicles to the Ukraine border and it has employed all trains including those used to transport farming equipment for military purposes even during the farming season.

Viral video of Russian military movement

Several videos of the Russian army moving its armored vehicles towards the Ukraine border are doing round these days. And it is claimed that these videos are made after March 27. The videos show trains carrying a 2S19 Msta-S self-propelled howitzer of 152 millimeters, BMP-3 infantry fighting vehicle, and military trucks across a railway bridge connecting Russia with the Crimean Peninsula.

What is the tension between Russia and Ukraine?

Russia has maintained its military presence in Crimea after winning this country in 2014. But it is irritated with the bilateral relations between Ukraine and the US. Recently, the US sent a big consignment of army equipment to Ukraine. But Russia is silent on its latest military adventure on the Ukraine border.

The US asked about the Russian military movement

Pentagon spokesperson John Kirby said that they were trying to get information from … Read the rest