The coronavirus breakout that intensified in March led to nationwide lockdown for 21 days, which in all probability is likely to be extended further. While marriages were allowed during this period, it had to be scaled down. Many couples, who chose to cancel weddings, are yet to set a date, further adding to the uncertainty. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus pandemic | With hardly any big, fat Indian weddings, entrepreneurs are a worried lot
Nationwide 65 plus plan
“This is a global crisis that requires a global response”, the WHO chief asserted at the summit. Prime Minister Narendra Modi underscored that 90 percent infections and 88 percent deaths were in G-20 countries. As the G-20 constitute more than 80 percent of global GDP, about 75 percent world trade and about two-third population, can it be an appropriate platform to deal with economic consequences of the pandemic? … [Read more...] about COVID-19 | Can G-20 provide the right platform for a global response?
Taking a dim view of Modi's appeals, the Shiv Sena said, "Claps, thalis and lights...like this we will lose the war. There are many aspects to how people responded to these appeals. Citizens misconstrued the prime minister'sappeal...either the PM cannot communicate with citizens or he himself wants such a festive atmosphere." … [Read more...] about COVID-19 war can’t be won by clapping, lighting lamps: Shiv Sena
In a nutshell, differential privacy involves not reporting exactly accurate numbers—like “5 people in Bigtown City are Hispanic males”—but rather a random number relatively close to the accurate one, like 11. These random errors make it much harder for a data scientist to go back and figure out which Hispanic male in that city might be connected with a specific public record. And the public has some information, though it’s not exactly accurate or complete. … [Read more...] about New privacy protections could make some 2020 census data ‘unacceptably wrong’