Monday, 23 May, 2022
TopicDettol

Topic: Dettol

Dettol-maker says no disinfectant should be ingested to cure Covid-19, after Trump comment

Reckitt Benckiser’s statement came a day after Donald Trump suggested the possibility of treating Covid-19 by injecting disinfectant into a infected person.

‘Ungliyon ko saaf corona’ — Dettol, Lifebuoy’s hand wash challenge gets record TikTok views

Hygiene brands Dettol and Lifebuoy's handwashing campaigns on TikTok have garnered 24.3 billion and 5.3 billion views respectively.

Now there’s an LED bulb to fight bacteria. Question is, do we really need it

With Crompton pushing its anti-bacterial LED bulb, ThePrint takes a look at the appeal of such products and the impact of a germ-free environment.

On Camera

YourTurn

Galle Face Green the popular promenade in Sri Lanka’s capital Colombo has become ground zero for the protest against the Gotabaya Rajapaksa government. | Photo: Regina Mihindukulasuriya

Sri Lanka may be a teaser for a global default crisis

Global markets see Sri Lanka as an omen for more defaults in the developing world as countries face a growing, post-Covid debt burden.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

Representational image of drone. | Photo: Mark Kauzlarich | Bloomberg

As drones usher in new era of warfare, India’s growing UAV industry begins to take flight

With a growing indigenous base of drone manufacturers and exporters, and incentives from government, industry sentiment is bullish. However, some concerns remain. 

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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