This week’s weekly news roundup is here to give you an insight into what all is trending around the world at the moment. Have a look at it.

With the rise of Social media and constant information being put out all day , it is rather difficult to keep an update on everything that is happening around the world. And there can be times when we miss out on the most important information due to information overload. Well, no worries because we have this week’s news roundup ready for you.

Here are the trending topics you can update yourself with:


A 90-year-old woman from Northern Ireland on Tuesday became the first person in the world to receive the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine — marking the start of the UK’s mass vaccination programme against the deadly disease.

Time magazine on Thursday named President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris as its persons of the year.


About three in four of India’s districts are hotspots of extreme climate events such as cyclones, floods, drought, heat and cold waves, according to a study by the Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW), a research agency.

Raja Chari, 43, a graduate of the US Air Force Academy, MIT, is the only Indian-American in the list.


American television host Ellen DeGeneres tested positive for Covid-19

Celebrities brought the holiday cheer on Instagram with their playful spin on the Elf on a Shelf tradition.


Parthiv Patel unveiled as a Talent scout for Mumbai Indians

The 29-year-old Mexico international underwent surgery after a clash of heads with Arsenal defender David Luiz saw him taken off the pitch on a stretcher.

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