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Opinion: Can BCG Vaccine treat Coronavirus?

Opinion: Can BCG Vaccine treat Coronavirus?

According to a preliminary study posted on medRxiv, the countries which have mandatory policies to vaccinate against tuberculosis have registered fewer coronavirus deaths than countries who don’t have vaccination policies. This study has now found a correlation between the countries which require ci...

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Over one-fourth of Covid cases linked to Tablighi Jamaat

Over one-fourth of Covid cases linked to Tablighi Jamaat

New Delhi: The health ministry of India has revealed that the number of cases linked to Tablighi Jamaat stand at 647.  The latest statistic was linked to 14 states after examinations started two days ago.  On Friday, India's total count according to the Ministry at the time of uploading th...

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123-yr-old Act to combat corona? Here's what experts have to say

123-yr-old Act to combat corona? Here's what experts have to say

New Delhi: The deadly COVID-19, which has claimed over 5,000 lives across the world, is less than six months old, but to combat the pandemic, the Centre has invoked a 123-year-old Epidemic Diseases Act, which has been historically used to contain the spread of various diseases -- swine flu, cholera,...

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Meet 'Vyom Mitra', ISRO's robot which will travel to space

Meet 'Vyom Mitra', ISRO's robot which will travel to space

New Delhi: 'Vyom Mitra' -- the Indian Space Research Organisation's (ISRO) half humanoid to go as a trial to space before 'Gaganyaan' goes with astronauts.Union Minister Jitendra Singh tweeted:In the run up to the first Human Space Mission by India at @isro ... 'Vyommitra', the humanoid for #Gaganya...

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Indian girl, 11, fights for climate change

Indian girl, 11, fights for climate change

Ridhima Pandey, 11, from Haridwar in Uttarakhand, is a co-petitioner along with Greta Thunberg in a petition filed at the United Nations that seeks action against countries that have failed to do enough to reduce their carbon emissions. New York: Ridhima Pandey, 11, was excited because she had just...

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Funniest dad on the internet!

Funniest dad on the internet!

La Guardia Cross is a dad vlogger. His short clips focus on the silly adventures that he has with his daughters. The YouTube star is also a popular figure on Instagram.It all began in 2014 with the birth of his daughter Amalah. In 2017, he and Leah (his wife) became parents for a second time when Na...

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Tick-Talk: Write on! with Nish Amarnath

Tick-Talk: Write on! with Nish Amarnath

The longer the ticking of the clock, The lesser the time left to talk! The Tick-Talk series features rapid-fire moments with high-flying achievers from all walks of life. "I believe that it's wiser to be uninterestingly interesting than to be interestingly uninteresting. I also strive to be pra...

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Tick-Talk: Lensman's Point of View

Tick-Talk: Lensman's Point of View

The longer the ticking of the clock, The lesser the time left to talk! This series features rapid-fire moments with high-flying achievers from all walks of life. Today, we are face to face with Sankar Sridhar, an avid travel photographer who is known for his breathtaking Himalayan landscapes an...

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Businesses evaded paying indirect taxes of Rs 29088 crores in seven months

Businesses evaded paying indirect taxes of Rs 29088 crores in seven months

Businesses in the country may have evaded paying indirect taxes to the tune of Rs 29,088 crores. Directorate General of GST (Goods and Services Tax) Intelligence, the finance ministry's investigation arm was quoted in a report saying that the evasion was observed in 1,835 cases recorded in seven mon...

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51 laser projectors used in giving Sardar Patel's Statue of Unity colors and effects

51 laser projectors used in giving Sardar Patel's Statue of Unity colors and effects

On Wednesday, India woke up to being reckoned as the land of the tallest statue in the World. The Statue of Unity, a massive 182 metre tall statue, erected as a mark of respect to freedom fighter Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. The tall statue that has lent India the title of the World's tallest Statue,...

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