Monday, 24 January, 2022
TopicZombie data

Topic: Zombie data

Cities across the world now have ‘zombie traffic lights’. But they are saving human lives

To date, these traffic lights have been installed in Australia, South Korea, Germany, Netherlands, Israel and Singapore.

How to unearth ‘zombies’ in the Indian corporate sector

As the Indian economy recovers, we should be wary of zombie firms that are using the pandemic as an excuse to continue hanging on.

Water, HIV & NASA’s Indian scientists — how zombie statistics mislead media, govt & public

False statistics have coloured public perception on NITI Aayog’s water crisis data, deployment in Kashmir and the number of Indian scientists in NASA.

On Camera

YourTurn

Demonstrators attempt to enter the US Capitol building during a protest in Washington, D.C., U.S., on 6 January 2021 | Eric Lee | Bloomberg

Texas attack shows a long, violent struggle for America’s soul is inevitable

The shock of Covid 19—both economic and cultural—has strengthened the maniacal conspiracy culture with which the American Right is suffused.
A visual representation of the digital Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin alongside US dollars | Photo: Dan Kitwood | Getty Images via Bloomberg

Joe Biden administration set to put itself at centre of US cryptocurrency policy

An executive order is being drafted which will soon set in place a govt strategy empowering US federal agencies to assess risks and opportunities posed by the digital assets.

Defence

Chinese army has found missing 17-year-old boy from Arunachal, Defence Ministry PRO says

Indian Army had sought assistance from China's People Liberation Army to locate and return Miram Taron, who had gone missing on 18 January and was reportedly captured by PLA.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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