It is a day dedicated to the appreciation of teachers, where students and institutions honour their contributions in a particular field or the community. While not limited to traditional teacher-student relationships, the COVID-19 pandemic this year may change how celebrations take place in schools and colleges. … [Read more...] about Google celebrates Teacher’s Day with playful doodle
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India was among the first to advocate the use of masks and face coverings as a public health measure. We were also among the earliest to create public awareness campaigns about social distancing. In record time, medical infrastructure was scaled up- be it Covid hospitals, ICU capacities and more. Starting from one testing lab in January, we now have around sixteen hundred labs across the country. … [Read more...] about Full text of PM Modi’s speech at US-India Strategic Partnership Forum
‘Magnitude of substance use in India’, a survey released by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment in 2019, states that about 2.8 percent of Indians aged 10–75 years (3.1 crore people) were using cannabis in some form or other, with a “preponderance of men among users” of the drug. … [Read more...] about Rhea Chakraborty arrested for drug abuse: What do India’s laws say about the use of ganja and charas?
Vaccine development is a long, complex process. Unlike drugs that are given to people with a diseased, vaccines are given to healthy people and also vulnerable sections such as children, pregnant women and the elderly. So rigorous tests are compulsory. History says that the fastest time it took to develop a vaccine is five years, but it usually takes double or sometimes triple that time. … [Read more...] about As COVID-19 cases continue to soar in India, Germany provides testing kits, millions in aid
In addition, what was never said, but mostly understood and implied, was that the appointment of a CDS would also tinker with the delicate chain of command in the higher military, considered a sin qua non in all affairs concerning the defence services. The question to ask is this: has the appointment of a CDS whittled down the role of the Indian Army chief in particular and the two other service chiefs in general? Given the current standoff with China, who would be operationally in command, should things get sticky along the LAC? … [Read more...] about India-China border clashes: How the post of CDS has impacted the chain of command in Indian military