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Story Posted on 10-07-2020

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Reproductive Rights, Women's health, Covid-19, Worldpopulationday

World Population Day: How Covid-19 risks reversal of progress made on gender equality

The fear of contracting coronavirus has kept many young women from accessing health facilities and interacting with frontline health workers on family planning.

VARIETY

 |  5-minute read
India today magazine, Coronavirus deaths, Covid-19, Coronavirusvaccine

The Great Indian Vaccine Quest

India Today Editor-in-Chief talks about the research for coronavirus vaccine that has to have an independent evaluation of the risks and benefits, in the July 20, 2020 edition of the India Today Magazine.

VARIETY

 |  7-minute read
Cricket, Sunil gavaskar, Vikas dubey, Vikasdubeyencounter

DailyOh! Was Vikas Dubey in the car that overturned?

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has asked what about those protecting him. Well, with Vikas Dubey gone, they appear fully protected now.

VARIETY

 |  BREAKING NEWS INTO PIECES  |  7-minute read
Police encounters, Gangster, Fake Encounter, Vikasdubeyencounter

Vikas Dubey Encounter: Apni Apni Picture

There are two pictures running in our minds on Vikas Dubey's encounter. One is as told by the police. The other is a piece of fiction which will likely be used by the web series already being scripted.

POLITICS

 |  12-minute read
Girl education, Schemes for girl child, Welfare schemes, Conditionalcashtransfer

How effective conditional cash transfers are in meeting the objectives of welfare schemes

While cash transfers are widely used by the government to roll out social protection policies and schemes, there has been an ongoing debate among the policy practitioners regarding its efficacy.

ART & CULTURE

 |  1-minute read
Anu menon, Amazon prime, Vidya Balan, Shakuntaladevi

When Vidya Balan plays a human computer

The Vidya Balan-led biopic on the wondrous mathematician Shakuntala Devi will be Amazon Prime’s second Hindi release after Gulabo Sitabo.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Carrie lam, China expansionism, Xi jinpiing, Hongkongprotest

Why Hong Kong is Xi Jinping’s new Achilles’ heel

The brazen modus operandi Beijing has employed to thrust the draconian national security law on Hong Kong could turn the tide against China.