Sunday, 2 October, 2022
TopicWorld Economic Forum

Topic: World Economic Forum

Climate change will make millions migrate. This journalist tells you how to make it fair

A third of people expect they will be displaced in the next 25 years due to climate change. But an environmental journalist shows how to rehome people.

What is ‘false autumn’? Scientists explain nature’s survival mode

Much of the UK is experiencing 'false autumn' in response to record-breaking heatwaves and drought.

Who is to blame if a self-driving car crashes? Liability for accidents in AV hangs loose

What if there's an accident and there's no driver involved? Self-driving car safety standards are instituted in a patchwork fashion with little consensus.

Here’s why you caught that summer cold, again

Heatwaves, humidity fluctuations and pandemic-induced lockdowns across countries could be the culprit.

Don’t pop antibiotics every time you have a cold. But resistance crisis has an AI solution

After Covid, cold symptoms are making people panic, but antibiotics aren't the answer. Some generative AI models can discover new medicines faster than humans.

Covid lockdown cost children 2 trillion hours of learning. Classroom culture needs reset

UNICEF’s latest report suggests that most children leave primary school across 32 low- and middle-income countries. But it's not too late.

Hospital visits to debts — heat waves are more than a simple climate threat

The International Labour Organisation predicts that heat waves could reduce work hours by 2 per cent globally, leading to 2.4 million in losses.

Not entrepreneurs, we need ‘social intrapreneurship’ for an ‘inside job’ in public sector

Social intrapreneurship emerges as a concept that harnesses the ability of citizens to assist in appropriate governance and becomes agents of change.

Is Saudi Arabia doing better than India in bridging gender gap? WEF report says yes 

New Delhi: Saudi Arabia has outpaced India in bridging the gender gap, the latest Global Gender Gap Index 2022 released by the Switzerland-based World...

Oceans have 50 times more carbon than the atmosphere. A ‘code of conduct’ can rescue it

Reducing our reliance on fossil fuels is not enough to tackle climate change and we need to find ways of safely removing and storing carbon.

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Over 38% inmates in Indian jails are OBCs, 10% increase in a decade, study finds

Religious minorities, specifically Muslims and Sikhs, have been overrepresented among prison inmates for years now, but there have been some shifts in the last decade, NCRB data shows.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.


Naval Group & IIT Goa signing agreement to extend partnership on 28 September | Twitter @navalgroup

France’s Naval Group, IIT Goa extend R&D deal for underwater surveillance, submarine imaging

Agreement will act as catalyst for improving analysis of data collected by underwater sensors through application of neural systems & AI.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.