China confirms first case of Zika virus
According to the official Xinhua news agency, China has confirmed its first case of the Zika virus. It was detected in a man who had recently travelled to South America. The infected man had been quarantined at a hospital and he was recovering with normal body temperature and a fading rash. Chinese health authorities downplayed… (1 comment)

McDonald’s serves books in Happy Meals
People ordering Happy Meals at McDonald’s will get a book as their prize through Feb. 15. More than 17 million books will be distributed this way.According to the Los Angeles Times, McDonald’s is including four different books in this experiment. Three of them are Valentine’s Day themed.The books are specially made to fit into Happy…

Japan Unveils First Stealth Fighter Which Won’t Detect on Radar
Japan unveiled its first radar-evading stealth aircraft named X-2. This development aims to close a gap with neighbors such as China and Russia, which have been flying fighter planes equipped with radar-evading technology for more than five years. X-2 is smaller like a standard jet fighter. It is unarmed and its engines are underpowered. According…

And Sweden is set to kick out 80,000 immigrants
Sweden has announced that intends to kick out up to 80,000 migrants arrived last year and have had their asylum application rejected. Sweden, which is home to 9.8 million people, is one of the European Union countries that has taken in the largest number of refugees in relation to its population. About 55 per cent…

Let people have the freedom to decide
Amid the growing debate on ‘intolerance’, Ratan Tata has said that freedom to decide what one has to do should not be intervened by the government. Asserting the importance of freedom, he said, “if India is to shine now and in future, people must have the freedom to decide. While governments can be in the…