As infections surge, health experts say India to have most COVID-19 cases in world

The confirmed number of coronavirus cases in the world has reached 20 million, according to Johns Hopkins University tally. Health officials believe the actual number is much higher, given testing limitations and the fact that as many as 40 percent of all those who are infected have no symptoms.

Mumbai University Releases First Merit List for UG Courses; Check at mu.ac.in

The Mumbai University has released the first merit list for undergraduate courses. Students who applied for admission can check the list on the official website of the university at mu.ac.in. They can also see a cut-off list on the websites of colleges affiliated to the Mumbai University. Earlier, the list was expected to come out […]

India’s Workers Target Rick Scott for Blocking S.386 ‘Green Card Lite’ Bill

Intimidation of politicians in order to drive certain polices. Intimidation of others who oppose their world view and oppose less-restrictive immigration …  [GOP politicians] cannot give in to intimidation and coercion — you’ll get more initiation and coercion, and once the people using it see the impact it is having, they’ll amp things up. It […]

Global coronavirus cases top 20 million after doubling in 45 days

A full lockdown would prove too costly for people with little savings and tenuous daily incomes, said Assistant Health Secretary Hugo López-Gatell, the president’s point man on the epidemic, noting “we do not want a solution that would, in social terms, be more costly than the disease itself.”

Whither our view of the world?

Academia in the U.S. post-World War ll came up with concepts like conflict resolution, game theory and area studies, multidisciplinary social research focusing on specific geographic regions or ethnically defined areas, drawing on disciplines such as political science, history, sociology, ethnology, geography, linguistics, literature, and cultural studies. Such research provided a fertile field for the […]

When an American professor worked at the RBI…

He also refers to the government’s demand for ‘interim dividend’ from the RBI, bypassing other arrangements such as ways and means advances (which limit the extent of temporary monetisation of the government deficit by the central bank) and how it erodes the strength of the central bank’s balance sheet.

Karnataka plans international cricket stadium in Bangalore

Clearly disfavouring a house committee, Yeddyurappa stressed the need not to send a “wrong message” (that Karnataka could not manage cricket affairs) and said he would convene a meeting, inviting agitated members as well as the KSCA management to resolve the issues.

Coronavirus: Global cases surpass 20 million, but experts believe real figure is higher

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Uncovering forgotten female artists: French archive aims to rewrite art history

Famous feminists and the struggle for equality Betty Friedan (1921-2006) In her work “The Feminine Mystique,” Betty Friedan criticized the reduction of women to mothers and housewives. It was published in 1963 and she became an activist in the American feminist movement. In 1966, she and 27 other women founded the National Organization for Women. […]

Global coronavirus cases top 20M as Russia approves vaccine

A review by the Kaiser Health News service and The Associated Press found that at least 49 state and local public health leaders have resigned, retired or been fired since April across 23 states. The list has grown by more than 20 people since the AP and KHN started keeping track in June.