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Patients with inactive cancer at high risk of severe COVID-19 illness: Study

Reports have established an increased risk of severe disease and death for sick or hospitalised cancer patients with COVID-19 compared to patients without cancer

Published on 25th January 2021
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Why public policy deserves to be made with different ‘Fields of View’

Fields of View designs games and simulations to make better policy and these games are played by a range of people from sanitary workers, truck drivers, public policy masters students to IAS officers

Published on 8th January 2021
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Cell phone location data can identify areas of COVID-19 spread, says new study

The data was broken up into locations where the activity took place, ranging from workplaces to homes, retail stores, grocery stores, parks, and transit stations

Published on 3rd September 2020
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The Penn Masala story: How this Indian-American acapella band at University of Pennsylvania has been rocking for 24 years  

We recently caught up with two members of Penn Masala, who spoke to us about the band's story, history, the lockdown and of course, their music that's beyond borders

Published on 16th August 2020
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COVID-19: MBA programmes in the US bearing brunt of the pandemic weeks before classes start

In a survey conducted in the month of July, of 130 business schools by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, 87% said they planned to adopt a mix of on-campus, remote teaching

Published on 6th August 2020
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With USA asking international students to go back, will Indian students still apply to Ivy League schools this year?

With the US government asking international students to go back to their countries if the fall semester is held online, will Indian students still want that Harvard degree?

Published on 8th July 2020
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Google faces $5 billion lawsuit over tracking users in Incognito Mode

Google also violated a California law that requires the consent of all parties to read or learn the contents of private communication, alleged the lawsuit

Published on 3rd June 2020
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So long Zoom, Hello Octa: Why schools are falling in love with this video conferencing platform

The Hyderabad-based start-up developed Octa and managed to get constant feedback from teachers and students about how to make it more user-friendly before they rolled it out to a larger audience

Published on 22nd May 2020
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Talking loudly can increase the risk of COVID-19 transmission: Study

The experiment explains the reason behind the coronavirus infections spreading in nursing homes, conferences, households, and other places

Published on 17th May 2020
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Dogs in the US and UK are being trained to sniff out COVID-19

Similar efforts are being made at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, where researchers previously demonstrated that dogs could identify malaria infections in humans

Published on 30th April 2020
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How RISE is delivering online classes to Kashmiri students, despite 2G internet and lockdown

The institute that was set up in 2012 to coach Kashmiri students to ace JEE, NEET and SAT

Published on 18th April 2020
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How Anant University is training architects to design with eco-sensitivity and women safety in mind

AnantU Vice President Jasmine Gohil talks about the need to create architects who think deeply about the environmental impact of their designs — as well as making them safe spaces for women

Published on 8th October 2019
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Why Kashmiris from Harvard, Penn State are fighting to keep the Falah-e-Aam schools from being banned

The government has announced that schools and orphanages will not come under the ban but reports suggest schools in certain areas are still getting shut down

Published on 5th March 2019
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Rajasthan Election Results 2018: 1 in 3 elected MLAs have never been to college

Most of the PhD holders this time are from the Congress party, but there are a few fifth and eight standard dropouts too. Who is the most educated MLA in Rajasthan?

Published on 12th December 2018
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How Bengaluru start-up JobsForHer can help solve a woman's mid-career crisis

Till date, JobsForHer has helped more than 30,000 women get back to their careers after taking a long break. Now, their plans are to help women get into senior positions in corporate companies.

Published on 23rd November 2018

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