Saturday, 1 October, 2022

Topic: Harvard

Harvard considers smaller classes, cancelling fall sports as it plans for reopening

Though Harvard is yet to decide on when students can come back it is preparing the campus so it can isolate those who may be hit with the virus.

ICMR’s random sample-based Covid survey a step in right direction: Harvard expert

In an exclusive interview to ThePrint, Harvard professor S .V. Subramanian urged ICMR to use the National Family Health Survey framework to conduct Covid-19 surveillance. 

This is how Odisha quarantined me after I returned from Harvard. Other states should learn

Odisha’s data-driven approach for quarantine sharply contrasts with that of the Modi govt, which announced a nation-wide lockdown with four hours of notice.

US arrests Harvard prof as it steps up fight against Chinese ‘economic espionage’

Harvard’s Charles Lieber has been accused of lying to U.S. investigators about his role in recruiting people to pass along scientific research to the Chinese government.

Delhi govt ties up with Harvard, World Bank to study impact of free bus rides for women

The study will attempt to understand the effect of free rides on the safety and mobility of women in the national capital.

Unfit father, worthy son earlier, roles reversed now, says Yashwant Sinha

Yashwant tweets after son says he was “only honouring due process of law” in meeting lynching convicts in Jharkhand.

Worse than 2008? Here’s what the emerging market numbers show

According to the Bank for International Settlements, the U.S. dollar credit to non-bank borrowers in developing countries reached $3.7 trillion at the end of last year. 

Tata Trusts accused of favouring Harvard over ‘under-privileged’ Indian universities

Tata Trusts defends $50 million donation, says no laws violated. Establishment of Tata Hall at Harvard will help more Indians study there, it says.

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Representational image| File photo of students writing a test | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

More Dalit students going to Oxfords, Harvards. West now gets the caste divide

There are five primary factors driving an increasing number of students from marginalised communities entering the Western institutions.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.


File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.