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. 

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Are Amusement Parks In Australia Safe?

The passengers who took a ride on the Doomsday Destroyer ride in the Movie World theme park were stuck upside down 21 meters in the air for three minutes and 25 seconds.
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How Bad Is The 2017-18 Flu Season?

According to reports, CDC's current flu-tracking system showed that this time, for the first time in 13 years, the whole U.S. continental region (except Hawaii) was affected by the flu.
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All NYPD Officers To Wear Body Cameras By Year End: NYC Mayor

Although NYC Mayor, Bill de Blasio claimed in his announcement that the deployment of body cameras on police officers would make New York City "fairer," recent studies have shown that body cameras does not have a significant effect on the behavior of police officials.
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How US Treasury Department Prepared The Oligarchs' List

The list consists of 114 names of senior Russian political officials and 96 names of Russian oligarchs and was mandated by the CAATSA Act of 2017 which aimed to increase pressure on Russia after U.S. intelligence agencies said Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered a campaign which tried to influence the 2016 U.S. presidential elections.

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