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    Crisil top boss approaches Bombay High Court to restrain unauthorised use of her pictures

    Taking cognizance of her petition, a single-judge bench of the Bombay High Court has granted interim relief to Suyash and has restrained defendants from displaying, exhibiting, advertising or utilizing her image in any manner until further order. The court has also directed internet service providers across the country from facilitating access to all websites and apps displaying Suyash’s image/likeness without her consent.

    Some successful animal conservation projects around the world

    Sustained conservation efforts and awareness campaigns have paid big dividends for the tiger whose population rose from 268 in 1973, when Project Tiger was launched, to 1,468 in 2013 to 2,967 now, as the government announced this week. Here’s a look at some successful conservation projects around the world:Also called the Flying Fox, it is native to Mauritius; now found only on Rodrigues island.What happened? From an estimated 1,000 in 1955, fruit bat numbers shrunk to 70-100 in 1979.Why? Due to hunting and shrinking habitat.Conservation Efforts: Rodrigues Environmental Education Program, the Mauritius Wildlife Foundation and others have led efforts to bring the numbers to sustainable levels.Result: Now there are 25,000 bats in the wild on Rodrigues Island. At least 16 zoos in the US have 180 bats in captivity.

    Should you go to a gym during the novel coronavirus pandemic? An expert weighs in

    Is it safe to go to the gym during the coronavirus pandemic? It depends on where you live and the precautions you and the gym take.

    Why the government wants you to stop wearing a valved N95 mask

    The N95 masks are called so due to their ability to filter out 95% of 0.3 micron particles, making them one of the safest options out there, but there’s a problem with them, due to the respiratory valve on them.

    Kochi man's 4000 km caravan ride to bring pregnant wife home

    A man in Kerala who drove about 4000 kms during the Covid lockdown to bring his pregnant wife back home has now shared some heartwarming tales of love and care they got along the way. His wife Riya was at her parent's house in Ahmedabad where Covid cases were spiking in early May, and so Jubil Rajan P Dev decided to bring her back to Kochi in spite of the lockdown.

    Indias Growth Champions return to the spotlight

    Around the world, businesses and societies are in uncharted territory. The coronavirus has engulfed us all in a crisis like few others before it, and the glo...

    How going to a restaurant, or getting a haircut can put you at risk of COVID-19

    In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, people have been cooped up in their houses. But still the rate of infections is rising steadily. Some of the low risk activities include, opening letters, playing tennis, going to the fuel tank, and restaurant take-away.

    What if you get exposed to a Covid positive person

    India's daily case count is touching new highs every day with the total number of Covid cases topping the one million mark. Now that the economy is on unlock mode, it becomes all the more important that we protect ourselves and our family members from getting infected by observing all safety measures like wearing of mask and gloves, social distancing, use of sanitizer and frequent hand-washing.

    Scientists confirm that the novel coronavirus cannot be transmitted by mosquitoes

    According to a report by PTI, scientists have confirmed for the first time that the novel coronavirus behind the COVID-19 pandemic cannot be transmitted to people by mosquitoes, a finding that adds evidence to WHO's claim that the disease is not mosquito-borne.

    World population likely to shrink after mid-century, study by Lancet journal says

    World population likely to shrink after mid-century, study by Lancet journal says

    According to a report by PTI, the world's population is likely to shrink after mid-century, forecasting major shifts in global population and economic power, according to a new study which predicts global, regional, and national populations for 195 countries, and their mortality, fertility, and migration rates.

    With coronavirus closing kitchens, robots come to the rescue

    With coronavirus closing kitchens, robots come to the rescue

    In light of the pandemic taking over the globe, the demand for precautionary measures against human contact have shot through the roof, one of the popular solutions now seem to be robots, which are on their way to taking over kitchens.

    Are you cleaning your veggies, fruits right?

    Are you cleaning your veggies, fruits right?

    Wash your hands before and after coming in contact with fruits, vegetables and other packed items.

    Can dogs sniff out the coronavirus?

    Can dogs sniff out the coronavirus?

    A trial is on in Britain, to see if dogs can be trained to sniff out patients suffering from coronavirus. Dogs have been trained across the world to spot the scent of malaria, cancer and Parkinson's disease.

    Times they’re a changin’: Offices in a post-COVID world

    Times they’re a changin’: Offices in a post-COVID world

    In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, the world has changed fundamentally. No longer are shared work-spaces seen as safe or intelligent. Instead a new aesthetic awaits the world, one which accommodates the coronavirus.

    Covid effect: People now do not want to touch these objects ever again

    Covid effect: People now do not want to touch these objects ever again

    Covid 19 is wreaking havoc all over the world, killing thousands and infecting millions. Unsurprisingly, social distancing has become the new normal. A Times of India poll has also revealed an interesting change in behaviour among the masses.

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