Progress in family planning can strengthen women’s contribution to India’s economic growth

From fears on the implications of unchecked population growth just a few years ago, India has come a long way in bringing about many encouraging changes across states with regards to family planning. By Dr. Sujeet Ranjan, Family planning affects people in myriad ways. Most fundamentally, it advances human rights. Knowledge and use of family … Read more

Devendra Fadnavis’ tweet on Delhi Metro ride sparks row in Maharashtra

Mumbai: An innocuous tweet by BJP‘s Leader of Opposition Devendra Fadnavis taking a swipe at the Maharashtra government on the Mumbai Metro, ignited another war of words in the state on Thursday. Late on Wednesday, Fadnavis took a ride on the Delhi Metro, and posted his photos with a mocking comment on Twitter targeting the … Read more

Could post-vaccine life mean we return to normal? Not just yet

But just how quickly can the UK — and perhaps the rest of the world — expect to return to some form of normality? The truth is, not very soon. Public health experts largely agree that it’s unrealistic to bet on the vaccine being a magic bullet to end the pandemic; they say coronavirus safeguards, … Read more

Why Coronavirus is mutating? All you need to know about UK, South African, Brazil variants of Covid-19

Covid-19 update: SARS-CoV2 that causes Coronavirus has an RNA genome and that RNA genome has two features. (Reuters image) Covid-19 update: The apprehensions over newly traced variants of SARS-CoV-2 that cause Covid-19 continue to grow even though there are multiple vaccines and the vaccination is going on a war footing in several countries including India. … Read more

Apple CEO Tim Cook Says India Business Doubled Last Quarter

Apple doubled its business in India in the quarter that ended December 26, CEO Tim Cook revealed during an earnings call on Wednesday. The new achievement by the Cupertino company comes alongside posting an all-time high revenue of $111.4 billion (roughly Rs. 8,14,270 crores) globally that increased 21 percent year-over-year. The launch of the iPhone … Read more

Apple CEO Tim Cook Says India Business Doubled Last Quarter

Apple doubled its business in India in the quarter that ended December 26, CEO Tim Cook revealed during an earnings call on Wednesday. The new achievement by the Cupertino company comes alongside posting an all-time high revenue of $111.4 billion (roughly Rs. 8,14,270 crores) globally that increased 21 percent year-over-year. The launch of the iPhone … Read more

Apple had a record quarter in China with the highest ever number of iPhone upgrades

Customers try out iPhone 12 smartphones at an Apple store on October 23, 2020 in Shanghai, China. Wang Gang | Visual China Group | Getty Images GUANGZHOU, China — Apple raked in its highest ever revenue in the greater China region in the December quarter as a record number of iPhone upgrades helped the U.S. … Read more

Inequitable distribution of coronavirus vaccines risks exacerbating financial vulnerabilities: IMF

The IMF has warned that the inequitable distribution of COVID-19 vaccines risks exacerbating financial vulnerabilities, especially for frontier market economies, even though their approval and rollout have boosted expectations of a global recovery and lifted risk asset prices. In its Global Financial Stability update released on Wednesday, the International Monetary Fund underlined that until the … Read more