Business & Finance

Spotify to Cut 1500 Employees in Third Layoff Round this Year

Spotify has announced reduction in its workforce. The company, led by Chief Executive Daniel Ek, revealed plans to cut approximately 1,500 jobs, constituting 17% of its current workforce of 9,000 employees.

Movies & Entertainment

Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire, Epic Team-Up Of Godzilla and Kong

Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire, the upcoming film promises a cinematic experience as the Titans join forces to face a colossal, undiscovered threat. Directed by Adam Wingard, who previously directed the first clash between Godzilla and Kong, the film is set to hit theaters on April 12, 2024.

Politics

Meta Shuts 4,800 Fake Accounts Over Alleged China-based Influence Campaign

Meta revealed that it has removed nearly 4,800 fake accounts associated with a China-based influence campaign. The campaign’s goal was to spread polarizing political content about United States politics, particularly in the lead-up to the 2024 presidential election.

Nature

Mount Merapi Erupts: 11 Climbers Dead, 12 Missing on Indonesian Volcano

Mount Merapi, a 2,891-meter-high volcano, erupted on Sunday, claiming the lives of 11 climbers. The eruption, which sent ash as high as 3 kilometers into the air, caught 75 climbers in its grip, leaving 12 missing.

Science & Space

HD110067: Astronomers Discover Six-Planet Solar System

Astronomers have discovered the celestial ballet of a six-planet solar system, HD110067, located approximately 100 light-years away in the constellation Coma Berenices.

History

Noah’s Ark Found? 5,000-Year-Old Boat-Shaped Mound in Turkey

The discovery of a 5,000-year-old boat-shaped mound in Turkey, believed by some to be the remains of Noah’s Ark. This archaeological discovered in the Doğubayazıt district of Ağrı.

Health & Fitness

WHO Asks Details On Mysterious Pneumonia Outbreak In China

A mysterious pneumonia outbreak has seized Northern China, particularly affecting children. As hospitals struggle with a surge in admissions and the World Health Organisation (WHO) issues appeals for information, haunted by another global health crisis emerging from the region.

Sports

Uganda Qualify for Men’s ICC T20 World Cup 2024

Uganda has secured its place in the ICC T20 World Cup 2024, the nation’s first-ever appearance in an ICC World Cup event. This happened in the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Africa Region Qualifier held in Windhoek, Namibia.