Women reported decreased happiness during Covid-19 pandemic: Study

A recent study found that during the COVID-19 pandemic men”>women, especially mothers, spent more time on tasks such as childcare and household chores than men. In turn, time spent completing household chores was linked to lower well-being and decreased happiness during the pandemic. The authors of the study were Laura M. Giurgea, Ashley V. Whillansb, and Ayse Yemiscigilc. […]

Night shift work may increase cancer risk, says study

A new study conducted by researchers at Washington State University has found new clues as to why night shift workers may be at increased risk of developing certain types of cancer compared to those who work regular daytime hours. Findings suggest that night shifts disrupt natural 24-hour rhythms in the activity of certain cancer-related genes, making night […]

Inox Wind signs pact for 92 MW with Integrum Energy

Leading wind energy solutions provider Inox Wind said on Tuesday it has signed a binding agreement with Integrum Energy Infrastructure to supply, erect and commission 92 megawatts of wind power. The projects comprise 2 MW (113-metre rotor diameter turbine combined with 92-metre hub height) turbines with a combination of total turnkey and limited scope […]

Twitter is testing new e-commerce features

Microblogging and social networking service Twitter has now started testing its new e-commerce tweet layouts, with at least one user of its Android application in Qatar spotting the new format. According to Tech Crunch, Matt Navarra, who is a UK-based social media consultant first spotted this new change and shared images credited […]

Security forces search Myanmar protest district room by room

People barricaded in a Yangon neighbourhood overnight said today that security forces searched their homes room by room for anti-coup protesters, targeting apartments flying the flag of Aung San Suu Kyi’s party. Myanmar has been in turmoil since the military ousted and detained Suu Kyi last month, triggering daily protests […]

Ranbir Kapoor tests positive for Covid-19

Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Ranbir’s mother and veteran star Neetu Kapoor confirmed the news on social media. Neetu took to her Instagram handle and shared a picture of Ranbir while revealing the news. She wrote, “Thank you for your concern and your good wishes. Ranbir has tested positive […]