Thursday, 30 June, 2022

Topic: Mosquitos

Breakthrough malaria vaccine has been 30 years in the making. Here’s what we need to know

Malaria is a huge global health challenge, around 409,000 people died of malaria in 2019 alone.

Africa will ‘produce’ a mosquito that will actually fight malaria

WHO says 88% of world’s malaria cases occur in Africa, and that’s why countries such as Burkina Faso, Mali & Uganda are adopting ‘edgier’ methods to combat it.

The metro may get you to work faster, but it is also spreading diseases in your city

New studies show that the rise of infectious diseases in India is connected to fast urbanisation and human mobility. 

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Representational image | Islam devotees offer Friday prayers during Ramadan, Patna, April 2022 | PTI

Quran says no one can limit others’ freedom. Udaipur killing violates Islam’s golden rule

Throughout history, Islamic scholars have uniformly agreed that respecting and obeying the law of the land is an essential aspect of faith.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.


The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.