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Tuesday, August 03, 2021

Sonal Gupta


Explained: China’s heaviest rainfall in 1,000 years, which resulted in devastating floods
Fri, Jul 30, 2021

China sees severe flooding every year, causing loss of life and property. However, over the years, the impact has worsened with climate change and rapid urbanisation.

Young adults want hustle culture to retire – here’s why
Mon, Jun 28, 2021

A beleaguered generation battling the pandemic and slowing economies is rejecting 'work hard, party hard' for 'work well, sleep well'.

Explained: A Tamil family and their fight to stay in Australia
Wed, Jun 16, 2021

Who are the Murugappans, the sole occupants of a detention centre on Christmas Island in the Indian Ocean, and what led to protests against their deportation from Australia?

21-yr-old with Kerala roots is youngest on Queen’s MBE list
Mon, Jun 14, 2021

Amika George was picked for an MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire), which is the third-ranking award on the list, in education for her campaign against period poverty, #FreePeriods.

21-yr-old with Kerala roots on MBE list for ‘period poverty’ activism
Mon, Jun 14, 2021

“It wasn’t an easy one for me with the Honours system’s association to the (British) Empire and our colonial past,” says the 21-year-old History student at University of Cambridge whose parents hail from Kerala.

EU digital Covid certificate: What is it and who’s eligible?
Wed, Jun 09, 2021

The certificate will be issued by a national authority, free of any cost, attesting that the person is safe from the coronavirus infection and hence, free to travel.

Explained: What is the EAGLE Act, which seeks to remove cap on employment-based immigrant visas in US?
Tue, Jun 08, 2021

A legislation to remove the per-country cap on permanent residency visas, or green cards, for the US has been introduced in the House of Representatives. How does it help Indians?

What’s it like to start a job amid a pandemic
Sun, May 30, 2021

Despite a feeling of disconnect, personal losses and technical difficulties, the pandemic has pushed companies to adopt inclusive, better practices.

SOS calls for ‘Amphotericin B’ surge on Twitter as cases of black fungus rise in COVID-19 patients
Tue, May 18, 2021

With several states like Delhi, Maharashtra, Gujarat and Karnataka reporting a shortage in the drug's supply, people have turned to Twitter to crowdsource the antifungal medicine.

Recent protests show millennials’ reclamation of ‘purpose’ in life
Mon, Dec 09, 2019

We are in an existential crisis. We are also reclaiming a sense of purpose