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Historically, video games have been accused of causing violence or addictive behaviors. As such, they have been stigmatized and considered devoid of any benefit.
Recently however, research has shown that there are benefits to playing video games that go into the physical and mental realms . Here are some reasons you might want to give videogames another chance.
The Olympics have come a long way since the first modern games were held in 1896. The thought of becoming a global city is alluring to many but also demands a cost only a few can afford to pay. Thus, in earlier times the western countries hosted mega sporting events like the modern world fair to cement their global status as that of teeming cultural and economic hubs. However, such extravagant affairs were more like open demonstrations of power than anything else.
Cricket and India – it’s a relationship that does not need any further explanation. We can call it a “deemed to be religion” in our country. Even the players are close to worshipped, but that’s a discourse for another article.
With the sudden boom in popularity of NFTs (Non Fungible Tokens) in 2021, NFTs have sparked contention on their utility. One side claims it to be a revolutionary technology with a myriad of uses and real life uses whereas the other side believes it to be nothing more than a fad.
Friends in the midst of Russia-Ukraine conflict, which attracted western sanctions on Russia and suspension of operations by MasterCard and Visa in Russia, Putin faced new challenges. In the financial crisis thus created by the western forces, neither the US nor the European Union and presumably so, not even Ukraine was able to benefit.
There is trouble in the island paradise.
No food, no fuel, no medicines, critical surgeries being cancelled, daily power blackouts and wide scale protests on the streets—that is what Sri Lanka looks like right now.
COFFEEECONTALK is an interview series which is posted on The 8:10 newsletter’s playlist on GIPE’s undergrad YouTube channel on the last day of every month. It is a part of The 8:10 newsletter’s Econcordia section and thus revolves around Economics, Business and Finance.
The undergraduate course’s very first Sports Week was conducted from 18th April to 24th April, 2022. There was a great response from the student body with large participation for football, chess, basketball, table tennis, box cricket and badminton events.
Over the past few years, the web has developed exponentially and has helped mankind evolve in many ways. Cryptocurrency is one of the products of this process which might go on to influence the development in other sectors like finance and investment. As of recently, there is a rise in the popularity of cryptocurrency since they have started taking the market by storm since 2021.This made many countries consider the legality of these digital assets, with some countries choosing to ban them all together.
On March 7th 2022, the official currency of the Russian federation (ruble) had fallen to its lowest at 150 roubles per dollar. The President of the United States, Joe Biden, also made a triumphant speech on how the rouble had been reduced to rubble as a result of the sanctions imposed on Russia. Moving forward a few weeks, the rouble had gained back the value it had lost by the end of March. By 8th April, the rouble was at its highest since November 2021. The reasons for the rise and fall of the rouble lie behind the loopholes present in the sanctions imposed and steps taken by the Russian government.
A Grand Slam in tennis is the achievement of winning four major championships in one calendar year. The Grand Slam tournaments in tennis are the world’s four most important tennis events held annually. These tournaments offer a huge amount of prize money and the most ranking points both in men’s and women’s tennis. Winning these tournaments in a calendar year is called a Grand Slam or also known as Calendar Slam. Whereas, winning these tournaments consecutively but not in a calendar year is called a non-calendar year Grand Slam. Lastly, achieving these four events or majors within the course of any player’s career is known as Career Grand Slam. These majors are overseen by the International Tennis Federation(ITF).
This year two new teams were added to the league namely Lucknow Super Giants and Gujarat Titans. The bidding process was closed one. Any interested party could purchase the bidding papers in the form of ‘Invitation to Tender’ document for Rs. 10 lakh. The BCCI had already nominated six towns as potential sites for the two new teams: Ahmedabad, Lucknow, Cuttack, Guwahati, Ranchi, and Dharamshala.