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More women Unsafe during COVID 19

More women Unsafe during COVID 19

About one in four women feel unsafe at home as conflict within households increased between adults since the COVID19 pandemic started, points out a...
Omicron: India Can Never Think of Another Lockdown

Omicron: India Can Never Think of Another Lockdown

As the world was heaving a sigh of relief from Coronavirus, a new variant Omicron, said to be deadly, traced in South Africa, again...
Democratic Principles Hit In European Countries

Democratic Principles Hit In European Countries

Covid 19 pandemic has placed a strain on democracy in Europe where democratic principles in some countries are already under threat, according to the...
Extinction of Grazers Triggered Wild Fires

Extinction of Grazers Triggered Wildfire

Iconic grassland grazers such as giant bison, woolly mammoth and ancient horses went extinct from 50,000 years to 6,000 years ago, and their extinction...
Tourism Still Closed As World Witness New Covid Surges

Tourism Still Closed As World Witness New Covid Surges

One out of five destinations across the world continue to have their borders completely closed as new surges of COVID-19 impact the restart of...
Freedom of Expression Under Attack in Asia- Pacific

Freedom of Expression Under Attack in Asia- Pacific

Asia-pacific region saw widespread democratic erosion, including in India, the Philippines and Sri Lanka with many of them suffering from rising ethno-nationalism and militarisation...
Freedom of Expression Under Attack in Asia- Pacific

Democracies Going the Authoritarian Way

The world is becoming more authoritarian as autocratic regimes become even more brazen in their repression and several democratic governments, including established democracies, are...
In a historical moment, the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) adopted the first ever global standard on the ethics of Artificial Intelligence (AI), which explicitly bans the use of AI systems for social scoring and mass surveillance.

UN Body Wants Ban On AI for Social Scoring/Mass Surveillance

In a historical moment, the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) adopted the first ever global standard on the ethics of Artificial Intelligence...
New Monster Black Hole 5 Billion Light Years Away

New Monster Black Hole 5 Billion Light Years Away

Indian Astronomers discovered an active galaxy in a very bright state with ten times more X-ray emission than normal, equivalent to more than 10...
Covid Damage; Society To Feel For Decades

Covid Damage; Society To Feel For Decades

The destructive secondary impacts of COVID 19 pandemic have damaged the fabric of society and will be felt for years, if not decades, to...