The Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill 2019, which seeks to ban commercial surrogacy, is now being taken up in the Rajya Sabha in the ongoing Winter Session of Parliament.The bill was passed by the 17th Lok Sabha by a voice vote in the Budget Session and moved for consideration to the Upper House by Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on November 19.Surrogacy is defined as a practice where a woman bears a child for an intending couple, with the intention of handing over the child to them after birth.Close The surrogacy bill proposes a complete ban on commercial surrogacy – where the procedure is undertaken for monetary gain – but allows altruistic surrogacy, which involves no monetary compensation to the surrogate mother other than medical expenses and insurance coverage during the pregnancy. related news CCEA approves amendments to 'Toll Operate Transfer' model for national highways IBC: Govt notifies regulations for personal guarantors to corporate debtors Cabinet … [Read more...] about Surrogacy Bill 2019 in Rajya Sabha: What is it and why is it problematic?
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The insurance drone skims above the roadway, humming softly as it tracks your car. Multiple failed login attempts caused by an out-of-date token have prevented the vehicle from downloading a firmware update to its stabilization system. The vehicle broadcast this to all connected stakeholders, so now the drone is watching for unexpected guidance problems. It mainly serves to add a bit more to the evidence stack in case there’s an accident. The car is sending detailed analytics that show problems immediately, and if it posed a risk, the highway’s control system would know and quickly pull the car from the road. advertisement advertisement And now the other cars know too. They’re all connected by a wireless mesh net, exchanging data and using an array of sensors to continuously map their surroundings. They move a bit further away in their lanes, their guidance systems heightened to run the probabilities of your vehicle maintaining trajectory, slowing down, or … [Read more...] about Inside The Near-Future World Where All Our Data And Machines Are In Constant Communication
Tristan Walker is in the house. advertisement advertisement He is posted up in the vestibule of the Fox Theatre in Redwood City, California, where the hottest venture-capital firm in Silicon Valley, Andreessen Horowitz, has just hosted a screening of a new documentary starring the rapper Nas. Nas is here, too, but from the way Tristan Walker works the crowd of nearly 1,000, you’d think it was his premiere. Sporting a light-gray Bailey fedora and a speckled charcoal sweatshirt bearing the logo of his new startup, Walker & Company Brands, the debonair 30-year-old dives into the masses, vanishes, reemerges in a corner deep in conversation, and makes introductions all around, exclaiming, “You two should meet!” During a stationary second, a young black man who can’t be more than 20 years old walks over. “I’ve been following your moves,” he says. “And I’ve been really inspired by you.” Walker is a celebrity in Silicon … [Read more...] about Tristan Walker: The Visible Man
The first thing you notice about Jeff Bezos is how he strides into a room. advertisement advertisement A surprisingly diminutive figure, clad in blue jeans and a blue pinstripe button-down, Bezos flings open the door with an audible whoosh and instantly commands the space with his explosive voice, boisterous manner, and a look of total confidence. “How are you?” he booms, in a way that makes it sound like both a question and a high-decibel announcement. Each of the dozen buildings on Amazon’s Seattle campus is named for a milestone in the company’s history–Wainwright, for instance, honors its first customer. Bezos and I meet in a six-floor structure known as Day One North. The name means far more than the fact that Amazon, like every company in the universe, opened on a certain date (in this case, it’s July 16, 1995). No, Day One is a central motivating idea for Bezos, who has been reminding the public since his first letter to shareholders … [Read more...] about AmazonFresh Is Jeff Bezos’ Last Mile Quest For Total Retail Domination
Two of the most awaited motorcycles from Royal Enfield's stable have just been launched in an event in California, the Interceptor 650 and Continental GT 650.While the Continental GT replaces the discontinued 536cc Continental, the Interceptor is essentially an all-new motorcycle.Calling these bikes twins comes naturally to Enfield and that's because of the number of components both motorcycles share. In fact, if you swapped out just the handlebar, fuel tank, seat and footpegs, you could go from Interceptor to Continental and vice-versa.Close Royal Enfield says that the configurations stays the same globally and that means whatever we have seen at the California launch is going to make it to the Indian market as well. related news Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite tipped to feature 48MP triple-cameras, Snapdragon 855 processor What is FASTag? How to purchase and recharge FASTag? Customs clearance to get tech boost, may now take 12 minutes from 12 hours earlier Let's talk about the … [Read more...] about Royal Enfield 650 Twins: All you need to know about Continental GT, Interceptor launched in US