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Scientists write to US universities for inviting ‘anti-science’ activist Vandana Shiva

The open letters to Stanford and University of California raise concern about Vandana Shiva's use of 'anti-scientific rhetoric to support unethical positions'.
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Oh no! Climate change will threaten beer supply, double prices

A study has shown that the price surge likely to be caused by climate change would have the worst impact in countries that drink the most beer. 
Rahul Gandhi's speech at UC Berkeley stood out in many respects. Here's a list

What stood out in Rahul Gandhi’s speech in UC Berkeley

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi did manage to make some new points in his speech at UC Berkeley.

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A girl reading a book

Who goes online to study in Covid times? 12.5% homes of Indian students have internet access

Covid-19 has shut down schools and universities in India with online classes emerging as an option. But National Sample Survey data suggests online teaching is a non-starter for most.

Is forcing private labs to make Covid-19 tests free the only way to stop spread of infection?

The Supreme Court directed the central government to make Covid-19 testing by private laboratories free of charge Wednesday.

Defence

Col Navjot Singh Bal | special arrangement

Col Navjot Singh Bal, Shaurya Chakra awardee and icon for many, loses battle with cancer

Despite losing an arm to cancer, Col Navjot Singh Bal continued to serve in 2 Para as the commanding officer and even learnt to fire with his left hand.

Poke fun at taali, thaali, diya and mombatti all you want. Modi couldn’t care less

Modi knows who he needs to speak to, who he should toss, who he can address in kind. People accuse him of infantilising his voters, but it’s a winning strategy.