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Data experts concerned over contact tracing apps

Data experts concerned over contact tracing apps

September 3, 2020

Globally, the Covid-19 outbreak has upturned all systems with an increasing number of infections and about a million deaths. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), Artificial Intelligence and big data is playing a significant role in controlling the spread of the pande...

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Child trafficking ring busted in West Bengal

Child trafficking ring busted in West Bengal

November 29, 2016

Among a growing number of instances, a child trafficking racket was busted by local authorities in the state of West Bengal in India.

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MSF calls for caution ahead of RCEP negotiations in China

MSF calls for caution ahead of RCEP negotiations in China

October 14, 2016

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) or Doctors Without Borders have called the negotiating countries for upcoming Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) trade agreement to reject terms that could potentially harm access to medicines for its citizens.

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Crimes against women in India slightly decline

Crimes against women in India slightly decline

September 1, 2016

The percentage of criminal cases against women in India declined in 2015 on a yearly basis, but still, approximately 95 women are raped in the country every day, which is a huge cause of concern for women safety.

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Facebook to launch Express Wi-Fi in India

Facebook to launch Express Wi-Fi in India

August 12, 2016

With the increasing number of smartphone users in India, the internet potential is also growing. After the failure of ‘Free Basics’, Facebook has yet another opportunity to bring internet access to all by aiming to launch express Wi-Fi in the country.

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India proposes e-visa facility for another 36 nations

India proposes e-visa facility for another 36 nations

July 13, 2016

After the e-visa facility attracted huge foreign tourist arrivals in India, the country now plans to extend the online visa service for another 36 countries.

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Increasing vegetarianism in India

Increasing vegetarianism in India

June 10, 2016

According to a survey, the percentage of meat eaters in India is expected to decline as the benefits of vegetarianism are getting popular in the country.

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Growing Pollution in New Delhi

Growing Pollution in New Delhi

June 7, 2016

According to a research, air pollution in New Delhi is relatively high as compared to other parts in the country and reduces life expectancy of the people by around six years.

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Less Polluted Days Ahead?

Less Polluted Days Ahead?

May 17, 2016

According to a recent World Health Organisation report, New Delhi is at the 25th position among the most polluted cities crosswise the globe, while Patna, Gwalior and Raipur stand at sixth, tenth, and seventh position respectively. Delhi stands at the 25th position on the polluti...

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Education in India

Education in India

April 29, 2016

  According to a United Nations report, international support for education in India is increasing. As per a data compiled by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and released on April 27, India received 806 million US dollars in 2014...

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Employment challenges

Employment challenges

April 28, 2016

According to United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), India will witness a major shortage of jobs in the next 35 years. As per a report released by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on April 27, 2016, India will face employment problems in the future and there will ...

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Aadhar Cards

Aadhar Cards

April 6, 2016

The Unique Identification Authority of India generated over 1 Billion aadhar cards with about 80 pc of India’s population being covered. According to a latest data released by the centre, aadhar enrollments in India crossed the 1 Billion mark as on April 4, 2016, with nearly 80...

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