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Instagram wasn't designed for 10 to 12-year-old kids, admits CEO Adam Mosseri

In late September, Mosseri had announced that Instagram would pause its plans to develop Instagram Kids

Published on 9th December 2021
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What happened on December 9: History happened on this day when smallpox became the first disease to be completely eradicated

What is interesting is that the history of smallpox is intertwined with the history of vaccination. In 1798, the first smallpox vaccine was developed due to the efforts of Edward Jenner, the father of

Published on 9th December 2021
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What happened on December 8: John Lennon was shot dead by a man who claimed to be a fan after one last photoshoot

On the same day of his death, Annie Leibovitz, an American photographer, had a photoshoot with John Lennon. The photograph is one of the most iconic pictures in rock and roll history

Published on 8th December 2021
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Rabindranath Tagore Literary Prize to be merged for 2021 and 2022. This is why

In 2020, due to the COVID-19 induced global economic crisis the prize money was reduced to half - from USD 10,000 to USD 5,000

Published on 8th December 2021
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Miscreants poison water in Suntikoppa Government School, no children harmed

School Principal Geeta, along with the teachers, inspected the spot and found that the overhead tank's lid was opened and a foul smell emanated from the tank

 

Published on 7th December 2021
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Centre will appeal in the SC to expedite EWS hearing and NEET PG counselling: Health minister tells protesting junior doctors

Ten days into the various forms of protests being registered by resident doctors across India against the delay in NEET PG counselling, here are how things stand

Published on 6th December 2021
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#RestInPeace: Dr Sarada Menon, India's first female psychiatrist, dies at 98

A Padma Bhushan awardee, she was also the founder of SCARF (Schizophrenia Research and Care Foundation), a WHO-recognised organisation for the rehabilitation of the mentally ill

Published on 6th December 2021
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BITSoM's new Student Assistance Programme to help them navigate through mental health issues

The programme has been launched in partnership with an organisation called Santulan to offer support to students 

Published on 4th December 2021
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Two Omicron cases detected in Karnataka, CM likely to announce SOPs today. What comes next?

On November 26, the WHO classified Omicron as a 'variant of concern'. The news followed impositions of travel restrictions by several countries. Omicron has been confirmed in 30 countries up until now

Published on 3rd December 2021
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Why don't you clean my toilet: Amid delay in NEET PG counselling, SC, ST, OBC doctors reveal discrimination, caste abuse

Doctors who EdexLive spoke to have shared instances of targeted and caste-based abuses that they were subjected to, especially after July 2021

Published on 4th December 2021
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Karnataka Health Minister tells medical colleges to be ready for Omicron, says take help of students if needed

Health Minister said that there have been some technical glitches in dispersing salaries of various members of medical colleges

Published on 4th December 2021
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COVID-19: Decisions like boosters, jabs for children need to be based on science, Health Minister Mandaviya says

Mandaviya said that the government would be spending Rs 100 crore in each district to ensure that states have 50-bed critical medical facility for future pandemics

Published on 4th December 2021
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What The FAQ: When can you get your COVID booster dose in India and how badly do you need it?

Germany, Austria, Canada, France, the UK, Turkey, the US, Russia and a few more countries have already begun administering booster doses of COVID-19 vaccines

Published on 4th December 2021
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Nutritionists, academics write open letter to Karnataka govt to give children eggs everyday in mid-day meals. Here's why

This open letter states that it is important for the government to uphold the  Right to Food of every child as mentioned in the National Food Security Act 2013

Published on 2nd December 2021
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Tripura CM urges health authorities to test colleges in Agartala for AIDS

According to official data , Tripura has a total caseload of 2,459 — this includes 750 female and 1,709 male patients. A total of 640 patients died due to HIV in the last 20 years

Published on 2nd December 2021

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