Articles by Ayushman Basu

Covers viral news. A Political Science graduate from Delhi University. Masters in Interactive Journalism from City, University of London.  Apart from US news, likes to write on sports (especially regarding the Premier League and favorite club Chelsea FC) and Indian politics and social issues. 


Mr. Big Drummer Pat Torpey Dead At 64

Pat Torpey started drumming at the age of seven after he saw a polka band perform at a picnic. He moved to Cleveland in 1983 where he got the opportunity to perform in television shows like "American Bandstand" and "Solid Gold."

Patrick Soon-Shiong Close To Buying LA Times

Patrick Soon-Shiong was born in South Africa in 1952 to immigrant parents who fled from China during the Second World War. According to reports, he is the richest doctor in the United States.
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Logan Paul Is Back On YouTube

Paul uploaded a new video approximately a month after he uploaded a video where he was seen with a suicide victim in Japan’s Aokigahara forest which resulted in the YouTube sensation getting dragged into a massive controversy.

India Tests Nuclear-Capable Agni-I Ballistic Missile

India, on Jan. 18, conducted its "first pre-induction trial” of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), Agni-V. The missile is reported to weigh over 50 tons and has the capacity to carry nuclear warheads weighing up to 1.5 tons.
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Washington Willing To Talk With North Korea On Denuclearization

“We want to open dialogue with North Korea, we want to have a credible dialogue, a dialogue that could lead steps towards denuclearization,” U.S. Special Representative for North Korea Policy Joseph Yuosang Yun said, with regards to North Korea sending their delegation for the winter Olympics and the renewed communication between North and South Korea.

Groundhog Day 2018: Facts, Quotes And History

Groundhog Day was initially celebrated with a hedgehog by the Germans. But when the Germans settled in Pennsylvania, the animal was changed to a groundhog because of a large population of groundhogs in the state.
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Penn University To Rescind Degrees From Steve Wynn, Bill Cosby

This is the first time in a 100 years that the university will be revoking honorary degrees. The last time the university took a similar decision was in 1918 when the degrees of German Kaiser Friedrich Wilhelm II and German Ambassador to U.S. Johann Heinrich von Bernstorff were revoked after U.S. broke diplomatic relations with Germany post First World War.



HBO Max's Biggest Draw: HBO

While all-time favorites like Friends, The Big Bang Theory and The Lord of the Rings trilogy certainly form a solid backbone for a new streaming service, the biggest draw to HBO Max is HBO itself.