17-year-old Surjeet Lodhi receives prestigious Diana Award

New Delhi, June 29: 17-year-old Surjeet Lodhi has been conferred with the prestigious 2021 Diana Award in a virtual ceremony for bringing change to the lives of people in his village. His crusade against alcohol and spreading awareness for education has made him an inspiration for other children. The Diana Award is instituted in the …

World Economic Forum Launches Coalition to Tackle Harmful Online Content

World Economic Forum today launches a global coalition committed to improving the safety of digital spaces Leaders in Australia, the UK, Indonesia, Ukraine, Bangladesh, Singapore and other public and private sector members have come together to collaborate and share best practices to reduce the spread of child sexual exploitation and abuse online, violent extremist and …

How to build a better wind farm

Washington, DCLocation, location, locationwhenit comes to the placement of wind turbines, the old real estate adage applies, according to new research published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences by Carnegies Enrico Antonini and Ken Caldeira. Turbines convert the winds kinetic energy into electrical energy as they turn. However, the very act of installing …

ROLLS-ROYCE LAUNCHES PATHWAY TO POWER NET ZERO ECONOMY

·         Focused on producing the technology breakthroughs society needs to decarbonise three critical areas of the global economy and capture the economic opportunity of the transition to net zero ·         New products compatible with net zero by 2030, whole business compatible by 2050 By 2023, all in-production civil aero engines to be proven compatible with …

Connections Through Culture: Indian arts organisations and creative professionals connect with Wales and Northern Ireland through the British Council

British Council announces 11  grant recipients from India, Wales and Northern Ireland Indian arts organisations, creative professionals and festivals benefit from the arts and cultural exchange programme 17 June 2021 Delhi: The British Council, today, announced the winners of its Connections Through Culture grants from India, Wales and Northern Ireland. For the year 2021-22, British …

Cigna Survey Confirms Mental Health Services and Support Critical to Global Pandemic Recovery

Markets with higher COVID-19 vaccination rates report better outlook on health and well-being Mental health seen as most important influence of whole person health, virtual mental health consultations increased 89 percent since beginning of pandemic Employees expect more from employers, including mental health support and workplace flexibility HONG KONG, June 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Cigna International …

Covid-19 triggering severe complications in diabetic patients; administering correct dose & duration of steroids can halt fungal infections: Experts

New Delhi, 16th June 2021: The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM), one of the apex trade associations of the country successfully organized another edition of the webinar series on ‘Illness to Wellness’ campaign, themed around “Diabetes Care and Management During Post COVID–19 Era”. ASSOCHAM organized this webinar with an objective to …

Significant Surge in Frauds During Covid-19 Pandemic with Acceleration in Online Banking & Digital Payments, Find FIS Report

Online Banking and Digital Payments Usage Accelerates During the Pandemic, New FIS Report Finds   Key Facts:     MUMBAI, June 16, 2021: The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the adoption of digital payments in India, with 68 percent of Indian consumers now using online or mobile banking apps to conduct their financial transactions, according to …

Global nuclear arsenals grow as states continue to modernize–New SIPRI Yearbook out now

(Stockholm, 14 June 2021) The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) today launches the findings of SIPRI Yearbook 2021, which assesses the current state of armaments, disarmament and international security. A key finding is that despite an overall decrease in the number of nuclear warheads in 2020, more have been deployed with operational forces. Signs …