Yearly Archives: 2023

13TH-CENTURY TEMPLE RUINS DISCOVERED

Thirteenth-century temple ruins have been recently unearthed amidst a shrub jungle northeast of the Durga temple, atop a hillock in the Pushpagiri Kshetram of Vallur mandal in Andhra Pradesh’s Kadapa district. The hillock, also known as Pushpachala, is famous for the chain of temples. With the river Penna flowing southwest, …

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ICT FOR COMBATING CORRUPTION IN PUBLIC SECTOR

The First G20 Anti-Corruption Working Group(ACWG) meeting under India’s G20 Presidency began today at Gurugram, Haryana. As part of the meeting, a Side Event was held on the theme ‘Leveraging ICT for combating corruption in Public Sector’. Eminent experts from various walks of life spoke at the event, which was …

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EXERCISE COBRA WARRIOR

An Indian Air Force contingent comprising 145 Air Warriors departed Air Force Station Jamnagar today for participating in Exercise Cobra Warrior at the Waddington Air Force Base of the Royal Air Force in United Kingdom. The exercise is scheduled from 06 Mar 23 to 24 Mar 23. The Exercise Cobra …

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WINDSOR FRAMEWORK

The United Kingdom and the European Union struck a deal on February 27 regarding post-Brexit trade rules for Northern Ireland, with a view to remove the border between Britain and Northern Ireland running through the Irish Sea. The fact that the Republic of Ireland remained with the EU after Brexit …

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CORAL REEFS DAMAGED

Things aren’t looking too good for coral reefs. They’re suffering from bleaching, overfishing and are being cooked by warming oceans. Coral reefs are essentially just big limestone structures built by thousands of tiny coral creatures called polyps. They’re found in more than 100 countries, and just like pina coladas, they …

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DEHUMANISATION OF HEALTHCARE

Patient-doctor violent conflicts often stem from inadequacy of health facilities in the country, spiralling treatment costs and dehumanisation of healthcare that shakes the citizens’ foundational belief that doctors are infallible service providers. The simmering anger of the public against injustice in healthcare is aggravated when either a patient treats the …

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