Scientists turn into virtual reality care about climate change

Scientists turn into virtual reality care about climate change New Delhi: We wake up to reports of melting glaciers and rapid deforestation livelihoods. But not everybody feels the urgency of climate change. Stories with primitive facts have placed humans at the centre of all destruction and made climate change global inaction’s casualty. This has led […]

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Pakistan HIV outbreak caused by infected needles, contaminated blood transfusions: Study

Pakistan HIV outbreak caused by infected needles, contaminated blood transfusions: Study New Delhi: A new study has found that use of contaminated needles and equipment during blood transfusion by healthcare professionals is behind the unprecedented outbreak of HIV, reported earlier this season, among children in Pakistan. Many of those affected are under five years old. […]

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No space for monetary policy: Ex-CEA Arvind Subramanian

No space for monetary policy: Ex-CEA Arvind Subramanian “No area to have fiscal policy. There’s a whole lot of talk about personal income tax cut and raising GST rates, and I would be categorically against the both, we do not have the space,” he said at an event here. Subramanian further said that he believes […]

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Niti Aayog to draft plan to address India’s growing population

Niti Aayog to draft plan to address India’s growing population Increasing the basket of contraceptive options and helping women make informed decisions about delaying pregnancy are one of the key recommendations expected to emerge from the meeting, the Aayog said in a release. The meeting, which is being organised in partnership with Population Foundation of […]

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Mysterious bags of cash trigger major Hong Kong protest arrests.

Mysterious bags of cash trigger major Hong Kong protest arrests. The former pro-democracy lawmaker had accumulated HK$2.7 million ($345,000) during an anti-government protest the day before, and was waiting for someone to pick it up from a mysterious group called Spark Alliance that helps bail protesters out of jail. The next day, a person whom […]

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How startups are using technology to address mental health issues

How startups are using technology to address mental health issues Over time, several startups have mushroomed that use technologies like chatbots and counseling to deal with mental health difficulties. YOURDost, for example, handles mental health through counselling that is internet. The Bengaluru-based startup was set up by IITians Richa Singh and Puneet Manuja because of […]

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Expert committee suggests Andhra Secretariat at Visakhapatnam, HC in Kurnool

Expert committee suggests Andhra Secretariat at Visakhapatnam, HC in Kurnool Hyderabad: The G.N. Rao-led specialist committee formed to look into Andhra Pradesh’s development has recommended the state government to have Visakhapatnam as the executive capital and Kurnool (in Rayalaseema region) as the legal capital, where the High Court would be. The recommendations are on the […]

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Empty nest syndrome could be painful: Know how to deal with it

Empty nest syndrome could be painful: Know how to deal with it There comes a time in all parents’ lives when they need to give up their children. This can be an time. Parents go through this when their children go away to college or hostel. This is because since the child came to their […]

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Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal is set for first vote in Parliament that was new

Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal is set for first vote in Parliament that was new Boris Johnson’s Brexit bill faces its first vote Friday in the House of Commons since the prime minister seeks to drive the legislation through Parliament and take the U.K. from the European Union on Jan. 31. The legislation will then be […]

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BJP anticipated support for citizenship law, not’spontaneous’ protests across the country

BJP anticipated support for citizenship law, not’spontaneous’ protests across the country New Delhi: The BJP was caught unawares by the size of the’spontaneous’ protests against the citizenship legislation which have erupted throughout the country, but insiders said the party wasn’t’worried’ about its implications. Over the past week, demonstrations against the law — which promises citizenship […]

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