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COVID-19 Compromised Access to 1.85 Million Abortions: Study

Delhi 2020: A recent study conducted by Ipas Development Foundation (IDF) revealed that access to around 1.85 million abortions was compromised due to the restrictions imposed in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. Abortion access for these 1.85 million women was compromised at all points of care, including public and private sector facilities and chemist outlets. …

Renewables Increasingly Beat Even Cheapest Coal Competitors on Cost

Competitive power generation costs make investment in renewables highly attractive as countries target economic recovery from COVID-19, new IRENA report finds Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2 June 2020 — Renewable power is increasingly cheaper than any new electricity capacity based on fossil fuels, a new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) published …

Roadmap For Safe Reopening of Schools Post Lockdown.

UNESCO, UNICEF, WFP & World Bank has issued new guidelines on the safe reopening of schools in the midst of ongoing closures affecting nearly 1.3 billion students worldwide and affecting approximately 32 Crores students in India, including those in schools and universities. The Guidelines warn that the widespread closures of educational facilities in response to …

COVID-19 Intensifies the Urgency to Expand Sustainable Energy Solutions Worldwide

To meet the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targets by 2030, countries must safeguard the gains already attained and accelerate efforts to achieve affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all. WASHINGTON, May 28, 2020 — Despite accelerated progress over the past decade, the world will fall short of ensuring universal access to affordable, reliable, sustainable, and modern energy …

Future Vaccines, Wearable Bio-sensors, Tissue Engineering and Aerospace Navigation: Meet the 2020 Cohort of Young Scientists

World Economic Forum honours 25 Young Scientists under the age of 40 in recognition of their contribution to cutting-edge research The 2020 cohort features 25 leading academic from 14 countries across the world Meet the Young Scientists here Geneva, Switzerland, 26 May 2020 – The World Economic Forum today announces its Class of 2020 Young …

To beat Corona: keep calm, stay home

Since childhood, we all heard from our parents and advisors “eta korona, ota korona, she korona”. Now the time has come to understand the actual meaning of korona (corona). After a hundred years of the Spanish flu, our destiny called the new pandemic named coronavirus, the scientific name is COVID-19. But meantime last century the world …

How TV Made Sport a Billion Dollar Industry

It was only a few decades ago that the world of sport looked completely different. Following a team required a lot of work. Watching a game required you to head to the stadium in person and pay the entrance fee.  For a long time, athletes were semi-professional, working other jobs at the same time as …