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News Today 29.04.2021
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Misinformed and misleading

The Health Ministry released its first COVID-19 management guidelines about a year ago. The initial treatment guidelines included hydroxychloroquine, which led to panic buying of the drug. Little was known in those initial months. In [Read More]

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News Today 29.04.2021
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Temples are not fiefdoms of the state

No doubt the problem of hierarchical division in Hindu society is prevalent. But the issue of government control of temples is distinct from the issue of throwing open Hindu religious institutions to all classes and [Read More]

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News Today 29.04.2021
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Gasping for air, gasping for answers

The struggle to breathe, or asphyxia, is the most terrifying human experience. Something one takes for granted, which we do more than a dozen times every minute, suddenly becomes an ordeal. (Read More)

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News Today 29.04.2021
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Know the scientist: Christiane Nusslein-Volhard

Christiane Nusslein-Volhard is a German geneticist, who was the co-recipient of the 1995 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for her research on the mechanisms of early embryonic development. Chritiane expanded her research beyond Drosophila [Read More]

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News Today 29.04.2021
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A Fact of History

A fact of history has eventually been recognised. More than a hundred years after World War I ended, President Joe Biden has delved into history, recognising the mass killings of Armenians by the Ottoman empire [Read More]

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News Today 29.04.2021
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Asean & Myanmar

Quite the most amazing facet to the Asean conference on the junta-sponsored brutality in Myanmar was the presence of the embattled country’s Senior General Min Aung Hlaing at the high table in Jakarta. If the [Read More]

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News Today 29.04.2021
News Today

Covidnama

Science has progressed at an astonishing pace during the pandemic. Six months ago, there were a handful of vaccine candidates in clinical trials. Today, 13 vaccines have been approved and 29 are in Phase 2 [Read More]

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News Today 28.04.2021
News Today

True name: On Armenian genocide

U.S. President Joe Biden has fulfilled a long-pending American promise by recognising the mass killings of Armenians by the Ottoman Turks in 1915-16 as “an act of genocide”, but the move has clearly infuriated Turkey, [Read More]

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