Thursday, March 30, 2023


SubscriberWrites: Study finds genes are responsible for size variation among dog body size

The research study highlighted that a growth hormone-regulating gene controls about 15% of body size variations in domesticated dogs and canids, writes Anushila Chatterjee.

SubscriberWrites: Aviation entrepreneurship is on the rise. Need to push for growth through incentives

It is time grassroot aviation entrepreneurs are provided the support they need through infrastructure and capital, writes Alok Anand.

SubscriberWrites: 2023 could be China’s year if it takes care of these three factors

Digital currency could become China’s way of safeguarding itself from sanctions. However, this would be possible only if there is widespread use of e-CNY, writes Haresh Desai.

SubscriberWrites: Multi-polarity might be the future, but there are hurdles in place

The global transition to multi-polarity will be a slow and patchy process, which will likely stretch out over a couple of decades, writes Naresh Jotwani.

SubscriberWrites: AI can bring revolution if social sciences can be integrated with it

The integration would move the domain of dormant subjects ahead, evoke interest among students, and breathe new life into fossilised debates, writes Srimant Mishra.

SubscriberWrites:Trading in stock markets isn’t easy and enough

It is important to pay attention to fundamental data to price based data as a thumb rule in stock markets irrespective of being an investor or a trader, writes Criti Mahajan.

SubscriberWrites: Senior Citizens Savings Scheme may see beneficial but needs careful consideration

Despite being considered ‘tax-friendly’, investment in SCSS has its own limitations for 80C benefits, writes Jagdish Kumar.

SubscriberWrites: Accessibility for disabled needs smart changes, not bottomless investment

The Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities under the Ministry of Social Justice should come forward and work with related ministries, writes Shivjeet Singh Raghav.

SubscriberWrites: India’s corruption problem can be solved. All it needs is discussion and some hope

There is, actually, a benefit in taking the bull by its horns. Our roads will be pothole free, our power supply will be steady, writes Vellat Sasi Kumar.

SubscriberWrites: Mental health issues among airline pilots need strategic intervention

Most mental health issues could result in permanent license denials, without satisfactory treatments and appropriate certifications, writes Dr. Mani Sishta.

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Radical preacher Amritpal Singh | ANI file photo

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