This country is the first to provide free access to period products for all.

Scotland will on Monday become the first country in the world to ensure universal access to free period products following the passing of landmark legislation in 2020.Councils and education providers will be legally required to make period products available free of charge to anyone who needs them, the Scottish...

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Rare pink diamond, likely largest in 300 years discovered by miners in Angola.

Miners in Angola have unearthed a rare pure pink diamond that is believed to be the largest found in 300 years, the Australian site operator announced Wednesday.A 170 carat pink diamond -- dubbed The Lulo Rose -- was discovered at Lulo mine in the country's diamond-rich northeast and is among the largest...

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Bill Gates plans to ‘give all wealth’ to non-profit: ‘Not a sacrifice at all’.

Bill Gates, who is currently on the fifth spot of the Forbes’ world billionaire list, has made a big revelation for his non-profit organization - Bill & Melinda Gates - that he had set up with his former wife about two decades ago. He has said that he plans to “give all my wealth to the foundation...

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Man in Japan spends ₹12 lakh to look like a dog, pictures go viral.

In a bizarre incident, a man from Japan has fulfilled his lifelong dream to look alike a dog by spending a whopping amount of ₹12 lakh. Twitter user @toco_eevee has posted pictures of himself that have left netizens astonished.The man didn't go for any medical procedure but commissioned a life-sized...

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Apple Stops Payments via Debit and Credit Cards in India.

Apple has stopped accepting payments for subscriptions via debit and credits in India. The development essentially means that customers will now need to add money to their Apple funds - similar to a prepaid card - which will deduct money from the account every month when the subscription renews. Apple...

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Elon Musk buys Twitter for $44B, to privatize company.

Elon Musk reached an agreement to buy Twitter for roughly $44 billion on Monday, promising a more lenient touch to policing content on the platform where he promotes his interests, attacks critics and opines on social and economic issues to more than 83 million followers.The outspoken Tesla CEO, who is also...

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World’s oldest person dies in Japan at 119.

A Japanese woman certified the world's oldest person has died at the age of 119, local officials said Monday.Kane Tanaka was born January 2, 1903, in the southwestern Fukuoka region of Japan, the same year the Wright brothers flew for the first time and Marie Curie became the first woman to win a Nobel...

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Abu Dhabi unveils world’s biggest Arabic AI language processing model.

Abu Dhabi's cutting-edge research hub has unveiled the world's biggest natural language processing model for the Arabic language.Humanoid behaviour from machines is largely thanks to advances in natural language processing. Natural language processing, or NPL, is a key part of the booming artificial...

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India: What happened to Bengaluru’s spirit of global competition?

I feel terrible for the city that nurtured more Indian unicorns than others — Bengaluru, located in Karnataka, had the same ineffable buzz of New York, Dubai and London — that gets the cities turning in to financial world capitals, creates jobs and nurtures a full fledged tourism industry.Weaponizing...

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Actor Will Smith banned from attending Oscars for 10 years.

Will Smith will not be allowed to attend the Academy Awards for the next 10 years, as a result of his slapping comedian Chris Rock on stage during this year's Oscar ceremony, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences announced in a statement obtained by CNN."The Board has decided, for a period...

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