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Let children be children

It is crucial that serious action is taken towards saving the future of our underprivileged kids whose vulnerability to exploitation and abuse has been escalated by the pandemic On June 12, 2002, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) launched the World

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Set the record straight

When we are fighting one of the deadliest viruses, nations must act responsibly. It’s time to scrutinise every Western media report that has run down India for its handling of the crisis Novelist and activist Arundhati Roy told Deutsche Welle

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No marital bliss

Post-lockdown, there is a spiral in divorce pleas across cities affected by the virus Man is a social animal and cannot live in isolation for too long. But the reverse is also true and co-existence 24X7 has not been an

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Big Brother is watching behind COVID mask

We all agree that the Coronavirus crisis must be stopped by all means necessary but we should be very careful that our AI-based remedies don’t seed the next disease — a mass surveillance State No person shall be deprived of life or

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The virus is saving lives as the Earth is healing

Stanford University has conducted a research on the long-term benefits of this current rejuvenation of the planet due to the lockdowns and the study showed that humanity will benefit tremendously in future due to the respite received by the environment

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Data crunch

Video-streaming services find themselves restricting data consumption across the world As almost half of humanity finds itself under lockdown, some of the few companies that might be benefitting belong to the video-streaming services, such as Netflix, Amazon Prime globally, and

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Smooth sail for women

Supreme Court grants permanent commission to women officers in the Navy In its continuing effort to foster gender neutrality in the Indian defence forces, the Supreme Court granted permanent commission to women officers serving in the Indian Navy, just a month after

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Trump-Modi partnership – Misplaced enthusiasm?

We should focus on the inked papers, determinants and agreements that fructify or don’t, pursuant to Trump’s visit and not on ‘walls’ which are of little consequence in policy Walls” and the US President Donald Trump seem to have some sticky fixation

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An electric future

The Auto Expo revealed new electric vehicle concepts but we should still be wary of a headlong rush into electrification From Mercedes-Benz’ EQC luxury electric car to the micro-urban electric runabouts shown by Chinese manufacturers, Tata and Mahindra’s latest electric

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