Articles by Ayushman Basu

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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. 

Donald Trump's Claim Of Saving 'Merry Christmas' Not True

In a tweet Monday, President Donald Trump claimed he "led the charge" against the term "Merry Christmas." This led to a backlash from numerous Twitter users who reminded the president that former President Barack Obama already used the term to wish people during the festive season.

Cuba President Raul Castro To Step Down In April 2018

Cuba was still suffering from the devastation after Hurricane Irma swept across the nation in September. This resulted in the postponing of Raul Castro's retirement plans by two months as opposed to his retirement which was supposed to take place in February 2018.

WATCH: Anti-Smog Cannon Used To Curb Deadly Pollution In New Delhi

According to a study by the World Health Organization (WHO) in 2014, it was discovered that New Delhi's air had a concentration of PM2.5, which is considered to the most serious form of pollution which can result in respiratory diseases. The study also showed that Delhi was the most polluted city in the world.

North Korea Will Talk With US After Advances In ICBM Technology: Report

North Korea, in November, fired Hwasong-15, an ICBM which traveled for 600 miles after which it landed in the Sea of Japan as a retaliatory act against President Donald Trump's action of adding North Korea to the list of state sponsors of terrorism. North Korea also claimed that after the successful testing of the ICBM, it had become a fully capable nuclear nation.

'Racist Trees' That Border California Golf Course Being Removed

The trees were initially planted in the early 1960s, during the time the Civil Rights Movement was gathering pace throughout the nation. These trees were planted to block the black neighborhood from the white community who used the gold course on the other side. 

Omarosa Manigault: What Happened To The White House Aide

According to some reports, Omarosa Manigault was fired by Chief of Staff John Kelly after which Manigault threw a tantrum and asked to meet President Donald Trump. However, according to other reports, White House officials denied the fact she was escorted out of the White House and also said that she was planning to move on from her position.