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Being Good at Maths Might Help You Become Great at Sports – Emma Raducanu Showed Us Why

Laurence Shaw, Nottingham Trent University Following her triumph in the recent US Open tennis tournament, Emma Raducanu was interviewed by Chinese media outlet CGTN and revealed that maths was her favourite subject at school. Raducanu told the interv...

02 Oct 2021

This World Elderly Day, Give a Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine Jab to Elderly Population

Praveen Aggrwal ,  Manorama Bakshi | IANS World over October 1 is celebrated as World Elderly Day. The main purpose of celebrating these days is to make people aware of the socio, economic, health and environmental issues concerning this group o...

02 Oct 2021

What Does Taliban’s Triumph Mean for Political Islam?

By Talmiz Ahmad Over several months before the Taliban took control of Kabul in August 2021, their spokespersons asserted that they were now a “new” Taliban–a Taliban who would be moderate in doctrine and accommodative of the countr...

29 Sep 2021

Probable Future of Learning

By Fr Paul Lelen Haokip This article will see the shift from the present learning situation and its possible near future. Learning can be knowing new phenomena or correcting inaccurate information about phenomena already learnt. Both are equally impo...

29 Sep 2021

Communist China’s Debt Trap: An Empire of Lies and Deceit

By N C  Bipindra China’s latest investment of an estimated $1.4 billion in Sri Lanka’s Colombo Port City project is the largest single foreign investment in the island nation’s history. Dubbed as a public-private partnership (PPP) ...

29 Sep 2021

Rabies: Facts, not Fear

By Veterinary Hospital Kohima World Rabies Day, the 28th of September is observed globally every year to create awareness among the pet owners and the general public about the importance of Rabies disease in dogs, its prevention and various control m...

27 Sep 2021

China is financing infrastructure projects around the world – many could harm nature and Indigenous communities

Blake Alexander Simmons, Boston University; Kevin P. Gallagher, Boston University, and Rebecca Ray, Boston University China is shaping the future of economic development through its Belt and Road Initiative, an ambitious multi-billion-dollar internat...

27 Sep 2021

The Hocus Pocus About Quad and AUKUS

By Saeed Naqvi Robert Blackwill, US ambassador at the time of anti-terror fireworks over Afghanistan, had established a tradition of seating guests at lunch around a circular table, where he grandly held forth, initiating a discussion. “Imagine...

26 Sep 2021

Covid-19 Pandemic Exacerbated Food Insecurity — Study

New York, Sep. 23 (IANS): The Covid-19 pandemic worsened food insecurity, even among people who are more well-off than the general population, finds a survey of nearly 6,000 American families. The survey, conducted via social media by researchers at...

25 Sep 2021

On Eve of Biden-Modi Summit; a Primer on What Biden Needs, Wants, and Will Ask from India

By Robinder Sachdev When US President Joe Biden and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi sit down for their first-ever personal meeting, and bilateral, at the White House on Friday, the meeting will be historic in true meaning of the word “histo...

23 Sep 2021

Chinese Census Results Point To Socioeconomic Challenges That Will Impact the World

By Tomas Sobotka and Nadir Ali Wani The Olympics has always been the worlds major sporting event and history is witness that there have been many eye-openers incidents for nations to ponder on; Tokyo Olympics is not much different. For ages, China ha...

22 Sep 2021

India’s Transition from Climate Change to Climate Justice

By Bhupender Yadav The latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report enlists Climate Change as one of most pressing international issue. Though started in 1960’s as an environmental concern, it has evolved into social rights issue for wh...

21 Sep 2021

Indoor vs Outdoor Air, Which Is More Harmful?

By Himanshu Agarwal There is no exaggeration in saying that Covid-19 has literally taken over our lives. Whether vaccinated or not, most of us are still living in the shadow of fear and anxiety. In fact with breakthrough infections showing up for som...

20 Sep 2021

Covid Virus Evolving ‘to Become Better at Spreading In Air’

New York, Sep. 20 (IANS): People infected with Covid Alpha variant exhaled 100 times more virus into the air than people infected with the original strains of the virus, finds a study. The University of Maryland researchers suggested the need for be...

20 Sep 2021

Limits to Power: Taliban In Kabul, Jailbreak In Israel

By Saeed Naqvi What could possibly be common between the Taliban brandishing their weapons in Kabul and Palestinians twirling their spoons (yes, teaspoons) with a flourish? Well, the latter were celebrating because six Palestinian prisoners had pulle...

19 Sep 2021

Facebook has known for a year and a half that Instagram is bad for teens despite claiming otherwise – here are the harms researchers have been documenting for years

Christia Spears Brown, University of Kentucky Facebook officials had internal research in March 2020 showing that Instagram – the social media platform most used by adolescents – is harmful to teen girls’ body image and well-being but swept tho...

19 Sep 2021

Coronavirus Might Have Multiple Animal Origins — Study

SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19, could have spilled from animals to people multiple times, according to a preliminary analysis of viral genomes sampled from people infected in China and elsewhere early in the pandemic. The findings, posted...

17 Sep 2021

Biden’s Quad Summit Could Yield Up To $100bn in Military Sales

Robinder Sachdev | IANS US President Joe Biden will be hosting the QUAD countries’ heads of governments summit this coming week, in Washington D.C.  comprising of the US, Japan, Australia, and India. By end of the week, there could be anno...

17 Sep 2021

1 In 2 South Asians Concerned About the Damage Smartphones Causes to Wellbeing

By Siddhi Jain As the world adjusts to a post-pandemic reality dominated by technology, public concerns about the dangers of over-consumption are gathering pace. According to a major new survey from Saudi-based cultural institute, Ithra, over one in ...

16 Sep 2021

Indo-Naga Political Stalemate In a Nutshell : W/C,NNPGs

Since the split of NSCN, the Nagas at large had been mis-led and bewitched by propagandas and mis-information campaigns simultaneously with relentless armed offensive by certain political faction. For almost two and half a decade i.e. up till the sig...

15 Sep 2021

How Indian Festivals Are Creating Job Opportunities for SMEs?

By Kaveri Sachdev India is a country rich in culture and heritage. It’s full of festivities, varied landscapes and beautiful people. The Indian festivals have been an integral part of our lives from time immemorial when they were celebrated for...

13 Sep 2021

Desperate Need to Reform Bureaucracy and Remove Red Tape

In 1947, post independent India inherited an administration which was created by its rulers to serve the interest of the British crown and its parliament. The whole set of Indian Civil Services was designed and trained by the British with the aim of ...

09 Sep 2021

Taliban Victory Puts Pakistan in a Quandary

Asad Mirza | IANS The Pakistan government at the moment seems to be in a quandary. The manner in which it wanted to exploit the Taliban victory in Afghanistan has rebounded threatening to reinforce religious fundamentalists inclinations in Pakistan i...

06 Sep 2021

Digitisation in Education Led Teachers to Develop Professionally

Ashwani Awasthi |IANS Though e-learning existed long before 2020, it was mostly used as a substitute to face-to-face classroom engagement. Educators had to swiftly adjust to only teaching using digital platforms, modifying their teaching style, curri...

06 Sep 2021

Message Delivered to The Nation on The 57th Bilateral Cease-Fire Day on 6 Sept, 2021

On this historic national day in the annals of Naga nation history, I take this privilege to share a few words with you all on behalf of the Federal Government of Nagaland and my own behalf. It was on this day in 1964, the bilateral Cease-fire Agreem...

05 Sep 2021