How Many People Died in Hiroshima and Nagasaki?

Following the two bombings, Japan surrendered on August 15, which Emperor Hirohito announced in a radio broadcast. “Victory in Japan” or “V-J Day” celebrations took place across the country. Then, on September 2, the formal surrender agreement was signed aboard the U.S. battleship Missouri, anchored in Tokyo Bay.

On the 75th Anniversary of Hiroshima, Here’s Where the World Stands With Nuclear Weapons

Many in the U.S. remain the most concerned about adversarial states such as North Korea and Iran, although the Persian Gulf nation does not currently possess nuclear weapons. Analysts have argued that the best way to prevent Iran from becoming a nuclear-armed power is to return to the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, commonly […]

Typhoon hits S. Korea after Japan battered

Though the Japanese weather agency said the strongest gusts on record were observed at more than 30 locations in the country, including one recorded at 214 km/h in Nagasaki city on Monday, initial assessments suggest that Typhoon Haishen did less damage than feared.

Second typhoon in a week slams into Japan

The second powerful typhoon to slam Japan in a week unleashed fierce winds and rain on southern islands on Sunday, blowing off rooftops and leaving homes without power as it edged northward into an area vulnerable to flooding and mudslides.

China’s worrisome edge toward a ‘launch-on-warning’ nuclear posture

What should U.S. leaders do about China’s shift of stance? Well, there’s only so much they can do. Keeping the U.S. deterrent strong is an obvious step. Navy leaders are not wrong to stress the importance of building Columbia-class SSBNs. A measure of empathy with Beijing also would be helpful. For example, eliminating ambiguity from […]

World First Aid Day 2020: Common Ayurvedic Remedies That Can Be Used In A First Aid Box

Preserve Life Prevent Further Injury Promote Recovery It is strikingly amazing how Ayurveda has the answer to all the 3Ps of First Aid. The 5000-year-old science of Ayurveda, which promotes the endeavour of holistic healing, is based on such deep roots that it is still a surprise for many. You may be surprised to know […]

Russian restaurant owner driven by passion

When the restaurant is not busy, he usually reads books in the morning and spends an hour playing the accordion. Hu spends three to four hours writing every day, sometimes until after midnight. He also helps children to learn Western dining etiquette on weekends.

My views on cannabis were presented out of context: Niveditha on viral videos that led to her being trolled

When the Sandalwood drug scandal broke out, the names of actors involved in it made the most headlines. While their involvement in alleged possession and distribution of class 1 drugs, including marijuana, was the crux of the case, Kannada actress Niveditha, who has allegedly been researching the medicinal properties of marijuana and therefore says she […]

US Navy’s Twitch Account Criticized for Streaming Games With Offensive Player Names

“If the Army run Twitch channel is a public forum, then deleting comments or blocking people from commenting based on their viewpoints, such as asking about military crimes, would violate the first amendment,” Katie Fallow, a senior staff attorney with the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University told VICE in July.

VJ Day 2020 meaning – what is Victory over Japan Day and how is it being marked?

8.30pm – 10pm – The Nation’s TributeA special service, The Nation’s Tribute, will be led by the Duke of Cambridge, will be held at Horse Guards Parade and will be broadcast on BBC One. There will be special performances of key moments from the conflicts and veterans will read tributes. There will also be musical […]