Friday, 2 December, 2022
TopicYuval Noah Harari

Topic: Yuval Noah Harari

Is Israeli writer Yuval Harari a real scholar or a fake: Questions as experts launch new assault

Harari, all set to publish a new book, is admired by personalities like Bill Gates, Barack Obama, but many in scientific community repeatedly debunk the claims he makes.

Disseminating information, not more of it, is need of the hour: Yuval Noah Harari

In 21 Lessons for the 21st Century, Harari argues that if this generation lacks a comprehensive view of the work, it could imperil the future of life.

‘Humans – A Brief History of How We F*cked It All Up’: A book that makes you laugh & think

Tom Phillips’s book makes you ponder beyond rhetoric, while lunatic, eccentric characters from history keep you entertained.

On Camera

YourTurn

File photo of Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan | ANI

Arif Mohammad Khan vs Kerala govt isn’t a new faceoff. Old cases show Governor wears two hats

Under UGC provisions, a search committee is appointed to find suitable candidates for the V-C post. Governors make their selection from among these names.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.