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#WhatTheFAQ: India's first liquid-mirror telescope is a feat of astronomical proportions. But why?

The telescope can track space phenomena like supernovae, gravitational lenses, space debris and, of course, asteroids

Published on 4th June 2022

#WhatTheFAQ: It isn't Turkey anymore. Say hello to Türkiye! But why the name change?

The word "Turkey" when searched online resulted in a confusing set of entries with different meanings of the word at play

Published on 3rd June 2022

#WhatTheFAQ: What is the National Herald case and how is the Gandhi family involved?

The case goes back to 2012 when Congress-owned Young India Ltd acquired Associated Journals Limited, which published the National Herald newspaper

Published on 2nd June 2022

#WhatTheFAQ: Why are electric scooters going kaboom across the country? Let's explain it

The Central Consumer Protection Authority has sent a notice to notable e-scooter brands Pure EV and Boom Motors over the accidents

Published on 21st May 2022

#WhatTheFAQ: All about Shigella, the bacterium that caused the death of 16-year-old Kerala girl

We reveal the symptoms, precautions and cure of the bacteria which causes severe diarrhoea in its patients plus how death is possible in severe cases

Published on 6th May 2022

#WhatTheFAQ: Tracing the use of sedition law against Gandhi and now, former student leader Umar Khalid et al

We trace the checkered past of the law, its origin, its adoption in the Constitution of India, the famous cases that made headlines, criticisms towards it and the status quo

Published on 5th May 2022

#WhatTheFAQ: Everything you need to know about the dreaded heatwaves hitting the country right now

Heatwaves are likely to impact agricultural yields, construction activities and more as peak summer is yet to hit us in its entirety. Here's what else we can expect from it

Published on 27th April 2022

#WhatTheFAQ: What does Elon Musk's buying of Twitter mean for you and me?

We unravel what could go down at the social media company as the Elon Musk era begins

Published on 26th April 2022

#What the FAQ: What is so cryptic about cryptocurrencies? Decoding it all with FM Sitharaman

India’s cryto-currency stand has been a debatable issue. In her recent speech, the Finance Minister has made statements that throw more light on the matter, making it an interesting study

Published on 19th April 2022

#WhatTheFAQ: What transpired between Elon Musk and Twitter? Will a takeover be possible?

Elon Musk has been attracting attention for his role as a major shareholder of the microblogging site but where does he go next?

Published on 16th April 2022

What The FAQ: All about Pradhanmantri Sangrahalaya, its stunning technology and the controversy 

PM Modi inaugurated the high-tech museum named Pradhanmantri Sangrahalaya or the Museum of Prime Ministers. If you are planning a visit, this is what you can expect 

Published on 15th April 2022

#WhatTheFAQ: Who is the new Prime Minister of Pakistan and how did he come to power?

Political turmoil in Pakistan that overthrows the sitting Prime Minister has almost become a cyclic occurrence. We take a look at what stumped Prime Minister Imran Khan this time

Published on 12th April 2022

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

What the FAQ: Why are we talking about actor Will Smith again after the 2022 Oscars night?

Will Smith has accepted a punishment and the news is everywhere! This comes as a result of his actions on the night he won the Oscar for Best Actor. Let us delve into the drama of what took place

Published on 9th April 2022

What The FAQ: Will the recently passed Criminal Procedure (Identification) Bill inspire fear or confidence?

The Criminal Procedure (Identification) Bill was recently passed by the Parliament. The issue has become a hot potato ever since. Here's why there is such a row going on about it

Published on 8th April 2022

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