Tuesday, 17 May, 2022
TopicModels

Topic: Models

Kingfisher, Dabboo Ratnani calendars set beauty stereotypes that Oddity 2022 wants to defy

Digitisation and phones might have made physical calendars obsolete, but Delhi photographer Rishab Dahiya is helping it make a comeback with a new message.

These mathematical models are running our Covid world

From decisions on hospitals to restricting the movements of millions of people, predictions from these models are a matter of life and death amid the crisis.

A secret algorithm is deciding who will die in America

The US govt's emergency management agency FEMA has a new pandemic-prediction model that is yet to be released to the public.

Indians on social media accept maternity shoots of actresses but look down on pregnant models

Maternity shoots seem to be accepted in India if the mother is a Bollywood star, not a model. The flak designer Ayush Kejriwal received recently proves just that.

On Camera

YourTurn

Vehicles at a petrol pump station in Bengaluru, on 4 March 2021 | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Heatwave sends Indians into air-conditioned cars for relief, petrol sales soar

Petrol sales have gone up 14% during 1-15 May from the corresponding period in April, a considerable amount especially in comparison to other fuels.

Defence

By special arrangement

Desi defence start-up helps Army go off decades-long dependence on imported cold-weather gear

While AROO does research on the product, manufacturing is handled by another company with which it has a tie-up. The first set of AROO gear was delivered in second half of 2020.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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