Thursday, 26 May, 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.

On Camera


US President Joe Biden speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., on 16 August 2021. Biden defended his decision to withdraw US troops from Afghanistan | Samuel Corum | Bloomberg

US blames failure to shut Pakistan border for Afghan defeat. India, please take note

The US could have used its coercive resources to compel Pakistan to shut down the Taliban’s transborder sanctuaries. It chose not to—costing its victory.
Vendors at a store selling edible oils at Begum Bazaar in Hyderabad, India| Photographer: Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg

Modi govt to allow duty-free import of soybean, sunflower oil, cool surging prices

The government will permit purchases of 2 million tons each of the two vegetable oils per annum this fiscal year and the next, according to a notification by the finance ministry.


Naval helicopters | Representational image |

What’s Combined Military Forces-Bahrain? US-backed coalition India joined on Quad sidelines

India is 35th member of the maritime counterterrorism partnership that also includes Pakistan, Australia, Bahrain, Denmark, Egypt, France, Germany and Greece, among others.

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.