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From the COVID-19 pandemic, experts have a roadmap to lowering the costs of medicine
World

From the COVID-19 pandemic, experts have a roadmap to lowering the costs of medicine

The decades-long trend of rising drug prices, described by Eroom’s Law, is in part a result of regulatory inefficiencies.

YouTube to deduct tax from content creators outside the US starting June 2021
News & Analysis

YouTube to deduct tax from content creators outside the US starting June 2021

The tax will depend on a number of variables, like if the creator has submitted a valid tax form, and how much he/she earn from US viewers.

International wildlife trade is causing over 60 percent species on Earth to go extinct
science

International wildlife trade is causing over 60 percent species on Earth to go extinct

At least 100 million plants, animals are internationally trafficked each year and the trade is said to be worth between USD 4-20 billion per year.

Re-envisioning the relationship between the artist and State: Facilitators, not benefactors, are need of the hour
India

Re-envisioning the relationship between the artist and State: Facilitators, not benefactors, are need of the hour

The State as a modern patron needs to account for standard processes and procedures to be put in place for the complete welfare of the artist.

New Science, Technology & Innovation Policy 2020 pushes for decentralization, 'renewed STI ecosystem'
India

New Science, Technology & Innovation Policy 2020 pushes for decentralization, 'renewed STI ecosystem'

The Policy hopes to capture the aspirations of the nation with a decentralized, bottom-up, and inclusive approach to science, tech and innovation.

States consult with Union minister Harsh Vardhan to formulate new S&T policy 2020
India

States consult with Union minister Harsh Vardhan to formulate new S&T policy 2020

This is imperative at both the policy-making and implementation processes and is achievable through greater communication and collaboration between the Centre and states.

'Kill Corona' campaign in MP can help fight COVID-19, but will it reverse spike in Bhopal, Gwalior-Chambal belt?
India

'Kill Corona' campaign in MP can help fight COVID-19, but will it reverse spike in Bhopal, Gwalior-Chambal belt?

With three of six districts in election-bound Gwalior-Chambal belt recording over 100% growth in COVID-19 cases, it will be a major challenge for Chouhan govt to campaign and organise elections without creating new hotspots

Google to update its policy, restrict advertising of unauthorized tracking technology
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Google to update its policy, restrict advertising of unauthorized tracking technology

Google's updated policy is expected to come into effect globally on 11 August.

Fixing India’s cities needs cutting the Gordian Knot: Failure, inaction are roadblocks to leveraging urbanisation for good
India

Fixing India’s cities needs cutting the Gordian Knot: Failure, inaction are roadblocks to leveraging urbanisation for good

The Government of India needs to build whole-of-system capacity for urban transformation, ensuring that all urban actors learn about complexity and understand the city as a ‘system of systems’. It is imperative that we work collectively to cut the Gordian Knot – abandon the dogmas that confuse and confound us – and secure a sustainable, just and equitable urban future for all.

Delhi air pollution crisis: Money, political will, clear data or steadfast public attention — what really matters?
India

Delhi air pollution crisis: Money, political will, clear data or steadfast public attention — what really matters?

India does not have hourly, source-apportioned data across cities and neighbourhoods in an accessible format, which obfuscates public understanding and dilutes political will. The kind of staccato concern we show on air pollution cannot compete with the sustained focus of lobbying efforts

Manoj Tiwari camouflaging himself in Modi's shadow, says Dilip Pandey, claims fight in North East Delhi between AAP, BJP
Politics

Manoj Tiwari camouflaging himself in Modi's shadow, says Dilip Pandey, claims fight in North East Delhi between AAP, BJP

"Only somebody who lives in North East Delhi will understand what it feels like to get stuck in traffic congestion of Sonia Vihar, Wazirabad Bridge, Seelampur Square," said Dilip Pandey who is contesting from the North East Delhi constituency in Lok Sabha Elections 2019

UN holds first global study of nature and human race: 100,000 species on path to extinction
India

UN holds first global study of nature and human race: 100,000 species on path to extinction

With many species on Earth dying, the UN has released a study that was three years in the making.

The draft E-commerce policy: Looking at data as a sovereign, national asset
News & Analysis

The draft E-commerce policy: Looking at data as a sovereign, national asset

The Policy takes forward key proposals of the draft Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018.

Microsoft employees demand it to drop $480 million contract with the US Army
News & Analysis

Microsoft employees demand it to drop $480 million contract with the US Army

Microsoft won a contract in November to supply the Army with at least 2,500 prototypes of AR headsets.

Online pharma players seek clarity on data privacy in government's e-pharmacy policy
News & Analysis

Online pharma players seek clarity on data privacy in government's e-pharmacy policy

Digital health platforms said they are in total support of the government's e-pharmacy draft rules.

Top Twitter users see substantial dip in followers after recent policy change
News & Analysis

Top Twitter users see substantial dip in followers after recent policy change

Twitter not counting as followers any accounts that have been locked because of suspected fraud.

Tech CEOs voice their anger towards Donald Trump's border separation policy
News & Analysis

Tech CEOs voice their anger towards Donald Trump's border separation policy

Trump's policy of separating children from their parents has received a lot of hate and negative attention.

Cryptocurrency in India: A robust, comprehensive framework is a must to regulate crypto space
News & Analysis

Cryptocurrency in India: A robust, comprehensive framework is a must to regulate crypto space

While the government is focused on mitigating all possible illegal financing activities around Bitcoin it is also important to build a robust and comprehensive framework to regulate cryptocurrency space.

E-governance is a stepping stone to good governance and transformation: UIDAI Chairman
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E-governance is a stepping stone to good governance and transformation: UIDAI Chairman

UIDAI Chairman J Satyanarayana said, "e-governance is a stepping stone for good governance and e-governance is about transformation."

Facebook to stop charging advertisers for accidental clicks on advertisments by users
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Facebook to stop charging advertisers for accidental clicks on advertisments by users

This new Facebook policy may discourage pestering ads and pop-ups from appearing on the screens.