Wednesday, 18 May, 2022
TopicVideo conferencing

Topic: video conferencing

Staring at yourself? Zoom calls harm women’s mental health most

The uneven playing field for women is exacerbated in online social interactions. Any reprieve from staring at a projection of yourself is better for you.

PM Modi virtually lays foundation stone of 4 new medical colleges in Rajasthan

Speaking at the event, Modi said govt is making efforts to ensure there is one medical college or an institution for post-graduate medical education in each district of the country.

You may be tired of Zoom but Zoom isn’t tired of innovating and offering new products

Already, over 50 apps are built on top of Zoom, from games & cloud storage workspaces to surveys. Clearly, the company isn’t satisfied with conquering videoconferencing category.

PM Modi to interact with CMs of Kerala, Odisha, 4 other states on Covid situation on 16 July

The 6 states have seen an increase in Covid numbers in several districts or have not in general seen a dip like in most other states.

Govt to obtain 1500 additional video conferencing licences for courts

From the day lockdown was imposed in March till the end of September, high courts and district courts across India have heard over 26 lakh cases virtually.

Trial by camera — Why India’s inmates deserve justice, not technophobia of courts

The justice system can learn from universities that have held online exams and address issues of identification, confidentiality and document presentation.

On Camera


Representational image | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Indian law needs to account for women, make finance inclusive

Indian women face multiple barriers in accessing finance in an equitable manner. Research suggests adding a gender lens to existing laws and financial products is crucial.
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.


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 2021.

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.