After multiple reschedules, the flood-hit airport had announced that it would reopen at 2 pm Wednesday. Before the shutdown, the airport was the seventh largest airport in the country in terms of passenger traffic for 2017-18: A footfall of more than 10 million flyers.
Along with the genetically modified organisms (GMOs), gene-edited crops are considered to play an important role in increasing productivity. However, question marks remain over the efficiency of gene editing and its potential to disrupt the natural order.
Japan, which Airbnb says is the top travel destination in the Asia-Pacific region for its customers, has long had a system of family-run guesthouses in which rooms are let out to visitors. Airbnb’s rapid expansion in Japan rode on the laxity in the enforcement of the minshuku (literally, inn) rules.
From a court battle between Delhi and Haryana to angry exchanges between neighbours — water scarcity in the capital is playing out in many ways this year. The Indian Express takes stock of the worst-hit areas, where life revolves around when the water tanker will arrive
The authors of the research screened 167 mynas captured from eight locations in Pakistan’s Faisalabad district, and found 20% of the birds to be infected. The birds that tested positive to the parasite were spread across all eight locations.
This study had the explicit consent of 58,000 volunteers. Cambridge Analytica, on the other hand, is accused of profiling 50 million users, not just of those who downloaded the particular app, but of their friends as well, to create highly targeted ad campaigns.
Study by researchers based at IIT Delhi and University of California, Berkeley suggests that climate change could reduce levels of the highly toxic fine particulate matter of size smaller than 2.5 microns (PM2.5) in the air above the Indian landmass.
While according to NGT orders, parking in the city should be restricted to designated areas, there are only around 250 surface parking lots in the city and even fewer multi-level lots for the estimated 1,400 vehicles that are added to Delhi’s roads every day.
It trended with a tweet by Dalton Ludwick, a PhD candidate in entomology: “If you could have the entire world know just one thing about your field of study, then what would it be? #MyOneScienceTweet.” The hashtag soon caught on with scientists, from biologists to astronomers.