Month: November 2016

How has Google changed its track on ad tracking policy?

Do you think all online ad tracking is anonymous? Learn how Google has secretly linked your personally identifiable information to tracking.

/ November 30, 2016
aid

How much free aid is too much? Especially when it is killing the local economy

A lot of 'free aid' is being provided to underdeveloped countries. Is this aid even sustainable let alone being a pathway to a developed economy?

/ November 30, 2016
Corals

Ice ages have come and gone. Coral reefs have persisted

Due to increasing bleaching, the most beautiful corals of the Great Barrier Reef are dying. Is there even a bleak possibility of saving them?

/ November 29, 2016
Athletes of Jamaica

What makes Jamaica an athletic superpower?

Although the colonizers wanted to create divides, read how Jamaica went on to produce sporting giants through sentiments of nationalism.

/ November 29, 2016
Climate change is happening now and much faster than anticipated.

The world will get warmer by 2ºC by 2050

While the Paris Agreement on Climate Change is an important step in the right direction, what is needed is a doubling or tripling of efforts.

/ November 28, 2016
GDP growth of India

Has the Indian economy grown as much as the GDP has shown?

When the recent statistic of GDP growth project India as the fastest growing economy, why do the economists have a contrasting view on this?

/ November 28, 2016

This Mars mission needs to slow down

Elon Musk has a vision to send humans to Mars but does he need to slow down?

/ November 28, 2016

The rise of anarchist leaders across the world makes us ask: Has democracy failed?

Expanding presidential powers could pave the way for Trump's policies. But can it be for good?

/ November 27, 2016

Demonetization: Has the government unleashed a ‘demon’?

The decision of the government to demonetize the currency has come under great fire. The resultant havoc has only brought suffering so far. Is it all really worth it?

/ November 27, 2016

Will traditional methods of teaching anatomy pave way for virtual reality?

Is virtual reality going to put experimental cadavers back into the moratorium?

/ November 27, 2016
Indian Currency

Black, white or grey money – What is the future of Indian currency?

There has been much hullabaloo about demonetization, but will it prove to be effective as a stand alone policy measure?

/ November 27, 2016

Reading between the lines: “Demonetization”

Analysing the political and economic impacts of demonetization: A boost to the banking sector, and a slap to the Indian informal sector and your money.

/ November 27, 2016
Trump's climate genocide

The effect of Trump’s political tsunami on Marrakech’s diplomatic ‘climate’

From declaring Global Warming as a Chinese hoax to vowing to tear the Paris agreement, how has Trump affected the corridors of climate negotiations?

/ November 27, 2016
Tipu laying down his life does need to be recognised.

Tipu Sultan: Ferocious warrior or authoritative tyrant?

In today’s times when communal ideology is going strong, icons like Tipu Sultan and his contributions are being demonised.

/ November 26, 2016

America’s Declaration of Independence was pro-immigrant?

Trump says his economic plans echo the wishes of the founding fathers. A closer look at the Declaration of Independence shows that he is doing the exact opposite.

/ November 26, 2016
Beard

What’s in a beard? Here’s the long and short of it

Growing beards has been perceived differently across places and ages. Is the association of beard with masculinity a mere reflection of today's society?

/ November 26, 2016
Muslims of USA

Muslims under Trump: Grief or relief?

Although as a Presidential candidate Trump vowed for a 'ban or Muslims', Can the American Muslims expect some relief from him as a President?

/ November 26, 2016
Rising Education Expensess

Worried about rising expenses on education? Go smart with investment plans

Education costs in India are sky-rocketing. Term plans are one of the ways to meet them. To know the other options, read on!

/ November 25, 2016
Bioengineering

Are “kitchen innovators” on the brink of a food revolution?

Are we working towards an affordable solution for hunger? Or will the struggle continue for some while others live in the luxurious lap of varied diet?

/ November 25, 2016
towards an inclusive model of reading instruction

If a child can’t read, he cannot learn. How can we help?

Children who don't pick up reading initially are typically destined to educational failure. Can we help them by making the model of reading instruction more inclusive?

/ November 25, 2016
democracy

US and EU: Not democratic enough?

United States and European Union are among the least democratic assemblies. Are they going through a democracy deficit?

/ November 25, 2016

How-to Create a Scientific Paper

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Looking for tax benefits? These legal methods will come in handy

Saving tax legally is possible if you are aware of the right tax saving instruments in India. Read on to find how one can avail these tax benefits.

/ November 24, 2016
iq tests

Does your IQ score define you as a person? Maybe not, but research begs to differ

Been under the impression that the score of IQ tests is just another 'test score'? Find out how useful intelligence testing can prove to be.

/ November 24, 2016
Life Insurance

Buying life insurance? These are the eight myths you must ignore

Although the life insurance industry on the rise in India, there are several myths and misconceptions that still exist. Read on to know about these.

/ November 24, 2016
School Closures

Right to Education is being used to close down schools. How ironic is this?

The government is closing down unrecognised schools, impeding access to education and further making it difficult for to fulfil the literacy dream.

/ November 24, 2016

The sad truth of the “Rent-a-womb” industry

India has become a hot destination for commercial surrogacy. However, the Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill prohibits the same. Is this provision viable in Indian context?

/ November 24, 2016

Is Doctor Oz right about avocado oil

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Technology

Who was Tyndale? Probably the first one to defend the right to preserve knowledge

How important are openness and right usage of technology in order to bring about concrete change? Or does a revolution end with innovation and invention?

/ November 23, 2016

Is Clinton’s defeat really a feminist tragedy?

Hillary Clinton's defeat has often been carelessly attributed to the misogynistic outlook of American society. What factors actually landed her there?

/ November 23, 2016