Tuesday, 25 January, 2022
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Topic: Helath survey

Trump ignores it, Fauci pleads everyone uses it: Why Americans are or aren’t wearing masks

A Pew survey found a partisan divide among mask users and non-mask believers, with age and geography also impacting mask wearing behaviours.

More younger, educated Indian women are giving birth at unsafe intervals

In India, spacing between births for women aged 15-29 years worsened from 25 months to 22.5 months over 10 years.

On Camera

YourTurn

Foreign secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla meets German Navy chief Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schönbach on 20 January. | Twitter | @MEAIndia

Why German naval chief wanted West to respect Putin & what India-China have got to do with it

Western coalition will hope Schonbach’s sacking will mollify Ukraine. US doesn’t have the stomach to fight someone else’s war and India has more than a little skin in the game.
An Amazon.com center (left) and Netflix logo

Amazon, Netflix sign Rs 400-crore deal with Mumbai production house to boost Indian content

Production house Clean Slate Filmz, co-founded by actor Anushka Sharma's brother Karnesh Ssharma, will release 8 films & series on these OTT platforms among others in the next 18 months.

Defence

File photo of Scorpene-class submarine 'INS Vela', at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai | ANI

Kamov choppers, submarine torpedoes among deals defence ministry will review this week

Ministry is reviewing all procurement under the ‘Buy (Global)’ category, under which equipment is bought directly from foreign manufacturers, amid govt's 'Atmanirbhar' push.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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