number of women in science rises

Women in science: India makes strides in closing gender gap

Women in science: Data from the Department of Science and Technology shows a rise in the number of women in scientific and technological fields in the last two decades. Read more »
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Gender gap: In Rajasthan’s Jaisalmer district, women suffer age-old prejudices

Jaisalmer district has a gender gap of 32.3% in literacy rate which is more than twice the national average. Read more »
COVID-19

Post-Covid-19 syndrome: Government must brace for the gathering storm

The worst of Covid-19 pandemic may be over, but the flurry of problems classified as post-covid syndrome could sweep the world. Read more »
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Talc powder decision: Lawsuits may have forced J&J hand

There are 38,000 pending lawsuits by survivors claiming that J&J’s talc powder products caused cancer due to asbestos contamination. Read more »
COVID-19

Covid-19 loosens its grip, but is the worst over?

Covid-19 scare: As people lose fear of coronavirus even amid rising cases, is it safe to surmise that we are behind the worst of pandemic? Read more »
e-cooking is clean cooking

Cheap electricity central to India’s clean cooking transition

India’s dependence on expensive imported LPG/PNG has hampered its transition to clean cooking methods. Read more »
National Rural Livelihood Mission

Rural livelihood mission must focus on non-farm jobs

Non-farm focus could help National Rural Livelihood Mission create more employment opportunities for rural poor. Read more »
The world facing monkeypox threat

The monkeypox threat: Here’s all you need to know about the deadly virus

As the fear of monkeypox grips the nation, here’s a guide to the disease -- symptoms, transmission, prevention, and policy measures to curb its spread. Read more »
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Monkeypox threat: Concerns rise as WHO sounds alarm

While monkeypox isn’t a deadly disease like Covid-19, it has been flagged as a global health emergency because there is no cure available for it. Read more »
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Millets can help resolve global food crisis through sustainable agriculture

Millets are five times more nutritious than rice and wheat in terms of proteins, minerals and vitamins. Read more »