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Odisha How land grab became a fine art under the Naveen regime

Aug 30, 2014

Odisha How land grab became a fine art under the Naveen regime

In Odisha, illegal land acquisition has become a fine art, and the the Naveen Patnaik government clearly doesn't want these allegations probed properly. #HowThisWorks #Naveen Patnaik #Land grabbing #Odisha #Bhubaneswar #Odisha government #BJD #Land-Grab
Force-feeding Irom Sharmila Not just AFSPA, it's also about bodily autonomy

Aug 30, 2014

Force-feeding Irom Sharmila Not just AFSPA, it's also about bodily autonomy

The manner of how the Indian state has dealt with Irom Sharmila is not just a debate about AFSPA but about what constitutes bodily autonomy. #HowThisWorks #Binayak Sen #Medha Patkar #Irom Sharmila #AFSPA #fundamental rights #Right to life #Bodily autonomy #Constitutional rights
Jan Dhan How PM Modi can prevent a fiscal stroke from his political masterstroke

Aug 29, 2014

Jan Dhan How PM Modi can prevent a fiscal stroke from his political masterstroke

The Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana can quite easily become an imprudent loan mela, or, worse, result in lots of bank accounts being opened without any financial transactions taking place. Here's how to prevent this from happening #HowThisWorks #Narendra Modi #Financial inclusion #Fiscal Crisis #Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana
Shooting by 9-year-old How gun tourism gained popularity in US

Aug 28, 2014

Shooting by 9-year-old How gun tourism gained popularity in US

The death of an Arizona firearms instructor by a 9-year-old girl who was firing a fully automatic Uzi displayed a tragic side gun tourism in the US. #United States #HowThisWorks #US #Arizona #Gun tourism #Gun Tourism in the US #Shooting by 9-year-old #Uzi
From ZMapp to vaccines A look at all the drugs we have against Ebola so far

Aug 27, 2014

From ZMapp to vaccines A look at all the drugs we have against Ebola so far

Following is a fact file on the main drugs to tackle the Ebola virus, which has claimed more than 1,400 lives in five African countries since December. #World #HowThisWorks #Health #JOHNSON & JOHNSON #GlaxoSmithKline #Vaccines #Medicines #Ebola #ZMapp #TKM-Ebola #Anti viral drugs #Crucell
How Ebola hysteria in Ivory Coast has led to mass scale diarrhoea

Aug 27, 2014

How Ebola hysteria in Ivory Coast has led to mass scale diarrhoea

"Everybody is saying to drink salted water or even eat onions against Ebola," Abidjan trader Evariste Kouassi said, describing these notions as "madness" provoked by mass hysteria. #World #HowThisWorks #Health #Onion #Liberia #Ivory Coast #Congo #diarrhoea #Ebola #panic #salt
Anti-depressants in pregnancy linked to attention deficit disorder

Aug 26, 2014

Anti-depressants in pregnancy linked to attention deficit disorder

Children born to women who took antidepressants during pregnancy are statistically likelier to develop the mental disorder ADHD, researchers said on Tuesday. #World #HowThisWorks #Life #Health #ADHD #anti-depressants #attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder #Studies
Roger Federer is till Tennis no 1 In Forbes list of moneymakers

Aug 26, 2014

Roger Federer is till Tennis no 1 In Forbes list of moneymakers

Federer made $56.2 million (42.6 million euros) from July of last year through this past June, with endorsement deals from such firms as Rolex and Nike bringing the lion's share of that total #Sports #HowThisWorks #Rafael Nadal #Tennis #Roger Federer #Novak Djokovic #Switzerland #Rolex #Nike #Sponsorship #Forbes wealth list
India needs to be ready, even if Ebola is a distant threat

Aug 26, 2014

India needs to be ready, even if Ebola is a distant threat

The union health minister Dr Harsh Vardhan maintains that the threat is still low, but measures are in place to face the situation if Ebola reaches India. #World #HowThisWorks #India #epidemic #Virus #Ebola #Harsh Vardhan