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#WhatTheFAQ: 50-hour protest in Parliament by Opposition. What are their demands?

The protest began on Wednesday, July 27 during the ongoing Monsoon session of the Parliament after 20 MPs in Rajya Sabha were suspended. It is expected to end today at around 1.00 pm

Published on 29th July 2022
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#WhatTheFAQ: How is NASA's James Webb Telescope helping #UnfoldTheUniverse?

The first set of images from the largest, most powerful space telescope was released this week by NASA. This is why they have taken the internet by storm

Published on 13th July 2022
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#WhatTheFAQ: JEE Main Session 1 results: What's an NTA score? What constitutes a tie-breaker?

The much-awaited JEE Main Session 1 results were announced on July 11. While Session 2 will be conducted later this month, here's a lowdown on how JEE Main results are calculated for the aspirants

Published on 12th July 2022
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#WhatTheFAQ: How was the US Supreme Court able to create a major dent in abortion rights?

The US Supreme Court passed a verdict today that seems to contradict the opinion of a majority of Americans. Today's verdict, however, is a result of decades of political decisions. We explain how

Published on 25th June 2022
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#WhatTheFAQ: Supreme Court dismisses Zakia Jafri's plea on 2002 Gujarat riots. What does this mean for Modi?

The widow of a man murdered during one of the many mass killings during the Gujarat riots of 2002 just had a protest petition rejected by the SC. Here's what it was about

Published on 24th June 2022
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#WhatTheFAQ: New law approved in Spain against sexual assaults, now 'Only yes means yes'

We decode the reason behind this decision and understand how the Indian Penal Code of India deals with sexual assault cases

Published on 28th May 2022
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#WhatTheFAQ: Why is cooking gas burning a hole in the common man's pocket?

The price of LPG cylinders was hiked again by the central government by Rs 50. Why have prices of LPG seen a steady rise in the last few years?

Published on 7th May 2022
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#WhatTheFAQ: Is Nepal following Sri Lanka's footsteps and heading towards an economic collapse?

The Himalayan nation reportedly has foreign exchange reserves for up to six months only. Fuel prices are at an all-time high, and sluggish economic growth is not helping its cause

Published on 22nd April 2022
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#WhatTheFAQ: Anti-encroachment activity or punishment? Yet another demolition drive after communal riots

The events playing out in Jahangirpuri in Delhi and Khargone in Madhya Pradesh, where houses and shops of people were demolished

Published on 21st April 2022
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What The FAQ: R Ashwin grabs headlines for unusual cricketing tactics in IPL again. Learn about 'retired-out'

The Indian Premier League match between Rajasthan Royals and Lucknow Super Giants gave cricket fans the chance to do some digging up of the myriad rules of cricket

Published on 11th April 2022
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WhatTheFAQ: How real is the threat of the fourth wave in India and when can we expect it?

Researchers at IIT Kanpur have been predicting COVID waves in India with near-perfect accuracy. And so, when they say the fourth wave might hit in June, we might as well dig a little deeper

Published on 28th February 2022
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WhatTheFAQ: How does a diplomatic boycott work and why is China inviting it?

On the eve of the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics in Beijing this year, India has joined a group of countries in announcing a "diplomatic boycott" of the games

Published on 4th February 2022
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What The FAQ: Why is everyone talking about Comet Leonard? 

In today's FAQ, we try to know more about the comet Leonard, when it will be seen and how far it is going to travel in this universe

Published on 18th December 2021
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What the FAQ: What is a Dogecoin, who launched it and what is its value

With Elon Musk's statement on Dogecoin, its value in the market has jumped 24 per cent and a lot of people are taking interest to invest in the same 

 

Published on 17th December 2021
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What the FAQ: What is the Istanbul Convention that Turkey withdrew from on March 20?

We try to understand why Turkey, after whose cultural capital the convention is named, decided to withdraw suddenly from the convention that aims to end violence against women

Published on 22nd March 2021

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