Aggressive intervention recommended to prevent pediatric diabetes, finds study

Type 2 diabetes, once considered an adult disease, is increasingly causing health complications among American youth. A research review suggests physicians should work to more aggressively prevent pediatric diabetes. The results of the review were published in the Journal of Osteopathic Medicine. Because few pediatric Type 2 diabetes treatment options are available, prevention […]

Air passenger demand globally falls further: IATA

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has said air passenger traffic fell in January, both compared to pre-Covid levels (January 2019) and compared to the immediate month prior (December 2020). Total demand in January 2021 measured in revenue passenger kilometres was down by 72 percent compared to January 2019. That was worse than […]

Nanosafe all set to launch copper-based technology that kills bacteria, viruses and fungi

With the COVID-19 pandemic still largely looming, and a whopping 11,000 new cases reported daily in India, the demand for microbe killing objects and materials are surging. A Delhi based technology start-up called Nanosafe Solutions has come up with a copper-based technology that can kill all types of microbes including SARS-CoV-2. The technology […]

NIOS to take Gita, Ramayan to madrassas

The National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) will introduce its new curriculum on ancient Indian knowledge and heritage at 100 madarassas as part of the National Education Policy (NEP). The NIOS, an autonomous institute under the education ministry, will start a basic course for classes 3, 5 and 8. “We […]

Wipro joins WEF initiative to advance racial justice, social equality

IT software major Wipro Ltd has joined the Partnering for Racial Justice in Business initiative launched by the World Economic Forum to promote a culture of diversity, inclusion, equity, and justice for people of all racial backgrounds in the workplace. The initiative is aimed towards driving action and accountability for companies to confront racism at a systemic level, set new […]

Uttar Pradesh State Passes New Anti-Conversion Law

Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly passed India’s latest anti-conversion law. The new law allows the state government to regulate all religious conversions and criminalizes forced religious conversions. The new law, entitled the Uttar Pradesh Prohibition of Unlawful Conversion of Religion Bill 2021, replaces an anti-conversion ordinance enacted by the executive branch […]

Tibetan govt in-exile requests Dalai Lama’s Covid-19 vaccination

The Central Tibetan Administration’s (CTA) request for COVID-19 vaccination of the Dalai Lama is currently under consideration of the state government, said Dr. Gurdarshan Gupta, Chief Medical Officer of Himachal Pradesh’s Kangra district, two months after the CTA claimed the request was sent. According to Palden, the Health Secretary of the CTA, requests have been made […]

Bollywood singer Zubin Nautiyal donated Rs 13.91 lakhs for disaster relief measures in Uttarakhand

Bollywood singer Zubin Nautiyal, hailing from Uttarakhand, provided financial assistance to the CM Relief Fund to help the Chamoli disaster victims. Singer Jubin Nautiyal hands over a cheque of Rs 13.91 lakhs to Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat for disaster relief measures, says Chief Minister’s Office — ANI (@ANI) […]