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Indians, Thais Most Confident of Travelling in the “New Normal”

By Siddhi Jain According to a new global study on travel in the post-COVID world, India and Thailand have the most citizens confident of travelling...

Twitter to Label Accounts of Government-Linked Media

Twitter has announced it would not amplify tweets by state-controlled media outlets and label the accounts of government-linked media, as well as key government...

The Absence of Election Observers in Election in Trinidad and Tobago

(Dr. Kumar Mahabir drafted this letter to address the issue of absence of election observers in the election in Trinidad and Tobago) August 5, 2020  The...

WhatsApp Launches ‘Search the Web’ Option to Cross-Check Forwarded Messages

WhatsApp has launched a new 'Search the Web' option that will enable users to check information shared to them via a forwarded message. The 'Search...

Lockdown ‘Significantly Raised’ Mental Health Challenges: Researchers

Coronavirus and the imposition of lockdown this year 'significantly raised' mental health challenges, particularly so for the most vulnerable groups, say researchers. The study, published...

48% of Businesses to Increase Robotic Process Automation Adoption: Survey

About 48 per cent of businesses around the world will increase Robotic Process Automation (RPA) adoption due to Covid-19, show results of a survey. Companies...

Lithium in Drinking Water Linked With Anti-Suicidal Effect

It looks like we have now one more reason to drink plenty of water as scientists, including one of Indian-origin, found that naturally occurring...

UK Online Casino Operators Welcome India’s Finest Gamblers

While online casino gambling is technically illegal in India, there is no rush among the nation’s law enforcement officials to enforce such laws. With...

Men, Younger Adults Less Physically Active During Lockdown: Researchers

Amid the Covid-19 pandemic, the researchers have found that men and younger adults have been less physically active during the Covid-19 lockdown. For the findings,...

iPhone to Replace Your Passport, Driver’s License Soon

After letting you open your car with a digital ley, Apple is planning to upgrade iPhones with technology that would replace physical documents such...

Black Lives Matter: A Reminder That the World Needs

By Alisha Upadhyay Black lives matter movement gained its expeditious momentum due to the unfortunate death of George Floyd in police custody and now it...

UK PM Announces “One Meter Plus” Social Distancing Rule

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will announce a new "one meter plus" social distancing rule to reopen the United Kingdom, the Daily Telegraph newspaper...

Airlines File Legal Challenge to UK Govts Quarantine Policy

British Airways, Ryanair and Easyjet said on Friday that they have filed a formal legal challenge to the UK governments 14-day quarantine policy. In a...

Researchers Studying Ibuprofen As Coronavirus Treatment

A form of ibuprofen called flarin is being studied in Britain to see if it is effective for treating COVID-19 respiratory symptoms caused by...

McDonald’s Reveals Plan to Open More Drive-Thru Restaurants in UK

Fast-food giant McDonald's revealed a plan to open all of its drive-thru restaurants in the UK in the coming weeks and has"not forgotten" about...

Doctors Warn UK to Cut Meat Intake to Avoid Future Global Health Crisis

The UK needs to drastically cut back its meat intake to avoid a future global health crisis, a group of doctors have warned. Plant Based...

UK Arrivals Could Face Fines for Breaking Self-Isolation Norms

Anyone arriving in the UK from abroad could be fined 1,000 pounds if they fail to self-isolate for 14 days, the government is...

UK’s Most Borrowed e-books Announced By Annual Library Amid Lockdown

BY SIDDHI JAIN  'Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine' by Gail Honeyman has been revealed as the UKs most borrowed e-book of 2018-19, with Sally Rooneys...

Russia Registers 2nd Highest COVID Cases Globally, Surpasses Spain and UK

The number of coronavirus cases in Russia has increased to 232,243 on Tuesday, the 2nd highest number of infections in the world surpassing the...

UK Wants Apple and Google to Improve NHS Contact Tracing App

In a U-turn, the UK government that earlier decided not to use the global framework proposed by Apple and Google for its coronavirus contact...

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1 in 3 Indian Call Centres to Permanently Switch to Work From Home

Signalling the future of work in the pandemic times, nearly one in three call centres (27 per cent) in India will switch permanently to...

Here’s How You Can Improve Both Physical and Cognitive Health

Daily exercise, along with nutrient-enriched beverages, can do wonder with improving both physical and cognitive health, researchers have discovered. While exercise alone improved strength and...

Microsoft Set to Release New AI-Based Noise Suppression Tool in Teams

As more and more people work from home and at times have no control over jarring sounds in the background, Microsoft is set to...

Why President Trump and PM Modi are so Fiercely Opposed by the Left and Islamists

By Maria Wirth “Í prefer Trump to Hillary”, I told a German friend in the run up to the US elections in 2016. There was...