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Gravitas desk is a team of writers that creates reports for WION's prime time show which brings to you news and discussions on concurrent issues from India and across the globe.

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Coronavirus story in China being played on repeat mode

The latest outbreak is China is growing by the day and so it needs bigger quarantine facilities

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North Korea unveil submarine-launched ballistic missile

During the grand show, North Korea has unveiled the latest addition in its weapon arsenal. A submarine-launched ballistic missile with black and white cones

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Brazil runs short of supplies as new COVID strain ravages Amazonas

The coronavirus has changed its shape again this time in Brazil. The four travellers who reached Tokyo with the virus were from Amazonas

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Wikipedia turns 20! How did a 20-year-old platform come so far

The number of volunteers on the website are 2,80,000. The website is read more than 8,000 times a second. Search for anything online the chances are- Wikipedia will feature in the top results

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The rebranding of Wuhan despite unanswered crucial questions

The regime of President Xi Jinping is trying its best to dissociate Wuhan from the deadly virus

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Big Tech's ban on Donald Trump sparks debate about power wielded by companies

In the past week, “Big Tech” - applications like Facebook, Google, Instagram, Twitter, and others have taken unprecedented decisions, like booting US President Trump out of their platforms

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Talks on Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam fail again

Ethiopia, which has said it reached its first-year target for filling the dam's reservoir, has recently signalled it would proceed with the filling regardless of whether a deal was concluded.

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India strategises to become top electric vehicle manufacturer

EVs will hit 10 per cent of the global passenger vehicle sales by 2025. That means that 10 per cent of the vehicles sold the world over will be electric. By 2040, almost 60 per cent of the…

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Is Lithium the new oil?

Is this metal poised to be the new oil? And will it end the world's dependence on oil?

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India makes moves to tackle Chinese dominance in Lithium market

India plans to buy Lithium to ensure supplies that could potentially last decades and make India self-reliant. New Delhi has started a massive effort to make India a world leader in Lithium…

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Explained: Why mastermind of 2002 Bali bombing is released

But, for the government of Indonesia Abu Bakar Bashir has suffered enough which is why-- he has now been released.

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From Taiwan to Jack Ma, China's troubles are growing on all fronts

China's problems are mounting on various fronts. Here's a look

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Tesla chief Elon Musk dethrones Jeff Bezos to become world's richest person

The Tesla chief has surpassed Amazon's top boss -- Jeff Bezos -- to clinch this title. He now has a net worth of more than 188.5 billion dollars. This is more 1.5 billion dollars more than Jeff…

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International Criminal Court to investigate political climate in Uganda

The president's desperate attempts to stay in power have shocked Uganda's allies even the United States of America.

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After an assault on all democratic institutions, Donald Trump attempts coup d'etat

In the four years that followed, he systematically shredded American democracy and tore the country apart

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