Women in armed forces: new strides, miles to go
The Indian Navy announced selection of two women officers as Observers in the helicopter stream, making them first women airborne combatants who would be operating from warships.
In another significant development in March, the Supr
Health worker safety deserves a second look
World Patient Safety Day (September 17th):
The World Health Organization observes World Patient Safety Day on September 17th every year.
The day is celebrated to highlight the issue of harm in health-care settings.
The theme for 2020 was &lsqu
The foreign hand
The Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2020 has been passed in both the houses of the Parliament.
The Bill amends the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act (FCRA), 2010.
FCRA regulates the acceptance and utilisation of foreign contribution by ind
51st IFFI to be postponed amid the pandemic
The 51st annual International Film Festival of India (IFFI) which was earlier scheduled to start on November 20, 2020, in Goa has now been postponed to 2021 amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
The 51st edition of the annual film festival will not be conducted
Addressing the mental health needs of homeless persons
The article talks on the ground realities during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic make a sound case for increased investments in the health and social sectors.
Among the most affected during the COVID-19 pandemi
The birth of the United Nations, and its growth in the last 75 years
The United Nations completed 75 years this year. In order to commemorate the historic moment, world leaders come together, at a one-day high-level meeting of the UN General Assembly.
The meeting, themed as &lsqu
The dangers of Genetic engineering
Genetic engineering may be one of the greatest breakthroughs in recent history alongside the discovery of the atom and space flight. However, there are many disadvantages and plausible risks associated with it.
Bio-defences or Bio-terrori