COVID-19 infection may cause thyroid disease: case study


Patients with COVID-19 may develop an inflammatory thyroid disease called subacute thyroiditis – which causes neck pain and upper tract respiratory infection, according to a new case study published in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. The said case has emerged in a 18-year-old woman from the University Hospital of Pisa, Italy. Read more

Is gay conversion therapy legal for minors in Germany?


The answer to this question is no, Germany has passed legislation that bans any kind of gay conversion therapy for minors (i.e. incumbents under the age of 18 years) throughout the country. Those found to be violating this law shall face imprisonment for a term of one year or could be fined with €30,000 ($32,535;Continue reading “Is gay conversion therapy legal for minors in Germany?”

Who is the first major retailer in the US to file for bankruptcy due to coronavirus?


Neiman Marcus has become the first major retailer in the United States to file for bankruptcy due to coronavirus pandemic. It is the first retail chain to go out of business after the fall of Barneys New York, last year. Other retailers like Lord & Taylor and J.C. Penny are known to be in theContinue reading “Who is the first major retailer in the US to file for bankruptcy due to coronavirus?”

Did President Trump’s personal valet tests positive for coronavirus?


One of the personal valets of President Trump, who is part of an elite military unit of the US Navy, has tested positive for the coronavirus. The test was conducted on Wednesday after he showed symptoms for coronavirus. President Trump is known to be upset after learning about this development. The rapid coronavirus test whichContinue reading “Did President Trump’s personal valet tests positive for coronavirus?”

How should the US prepare for the second wave of coronavirus infections?


As coronavirus struck the world, nobody had any clue about how to deal with this menace. However, when the information started pouring in, poor response and administrative delay made it hard to contain the spread of this deadly virus. As many countries have now faced this pandemic and are now aware of the numerous waysContinue reading “How should the US prepare for the second wave of coronavirus infections?”

Why are Germany and the US are at loggerheads in the era of Covid19?


German politicians are resisting the United States’ attempt to lure coronavirus vaccine research away from Germany into the US, in hope of gaining a monopoly over the vaccine, once it is developed. Source: Reuters

British lawyer found guilty of defaming oil trader to intelligence services


A British lawyer was found guilty of defamation and attempting extortion by a Geneva court, as he wrote letters to intelligence services of the United States and EU, such as MI5, The CIA, and the office of Director of National Intelligence – accusing his former client, an oil trader, of financing terrorism. The said lawyer,Continue reading “British lawyer found guilty of defaming oil trader to intelligence services”

Wrong acquittal in rape of minor girl reversed after 25 years by Gujarat high court


The Gujarat high court has held that the two-finger test (also known as Per Vaginal test) to check the virginity of rape victims is unconstitutional while directing the trial courts and doctors to stop the practice. The reason cited by Gujarat high court for scrapping the medical test is because it violates the right ofContinue reading “Wrong acquittal in rape of minor girl reversed after 25 years by Gujarat high court”

Bollywood choreographer Ganesh Acharya accused of making a woman watch porn


A woman has written to the National Commission for Women (NCW) alleging that Bollywood choreographer Ganesh Acharya used to make her watch porn videos whenever she visited his office in Mumbai. In the complaint filed with the Amboli police station, the woman, an assistant choreographer, has alleged that Ganesh Acharya and two women assaulted herContinue reading “Bollywood choreographer Ganesh Acharya accused of making a woman watch porn”