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Swimming is better for the brain than any other activity. But scientists still don’t know why

Scientists are still trying to unravel how and why swimming regularly, in particular, improves memory, cognitive function, immune response, and mood.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivers the keynote address at the 5th edition of VivaTech in New Delhi, on 16 June 2021 | PTI

PM Modi to launch ‘e-RUPI’, a cashless & contactless solution for leak-proof welfare delivery

e-RUPI digital solution will be delivered to beneficiaries in the form of a QR code and SMS-string-based voucher.

Defence

Indian Navy warships | Representational image | Twitter | @indiannavy

Navy to scrap plans to procure guns from US, considering ‘Make in India’ route now

The Navy’s original plan was to procure the 127 mm guns from the Italian firm Oto Melara, but the deal got stuck due to the VVIP chopper scam.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Why Mizoram vs Assam is a BJP project to ‘integrate’ northeast gone wrong

Assam-Mizoram violence is an outcome of BJP trying too hard to ‘integrate’ distinct northeastern states. This has unleashed latent regionalism.