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EEG to minimize human error

Research News

New Delhi, Aug 31 (India Science Wire): If the capability of the worker to respond to an emergency in real-time can be assessed, this could prevent accidents and mishaps on a factory floor. Electroencephalogram (EEG) is used to measure brain wave activity by placing sensors on the scalp. Researchers at …

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Violation of Pre-Legislative Consultation Policy (2014) and Right to Information Act in the proposed mining reforms

National News

New Delhi, 30th August: The Government of India has brought yet another undemocratic, anti-people announcement proposing mining reforms aligning with the Atma Nirbhar Bharat Scheme for enhancing private investments in the mineral sector. The Ministry of Mines has put up a notice on 24-August-2020 seeking public comments on substantial matters …

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Climate change under a gender lens

Climate Change

Countries in the Asia Pacific region are at the forefront of bearing the onslaught of climate change. During the last three decades, 45% of the world’s natural disasters have occurred in this region, which is vulnerable to floods, cyclones, earthquakes, droughts, storms and tsunamis. While climate change affects everyone but …

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UP GOVERNMENT EXPOSES ITS INSECURITY

crocodile tears Yogi Adityanath

One would wonder why after such a show of triumphalism at the foundation laying ceremony of grand Ram temple on 5th August in Ayodhya the Uttar Pradesh government would stoop so low to put a lock outside the Aam Admi Party office in Lucknow. What makes it feel insecure? After …

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PRIVATE SECTOR SHOULD BE ASKED TO WORK NOT FOR PROFIT FOR 3 YEARS

Sandeep-Pandey

All the narratives of a progressing nation, Rajiv Gandhi’s  ‘marching into the 21st century,’ Atal Behari Vajpayee’s ‘shining India,’ A.P.J. Abdul Kalam’s ‘providing urban amenities in rural areas,’ Manmohan Singh’s achievement of 8-9% Gross Domestic Product growth rates and Narendra Modi’s ‘smart cities’ have crumbled in the wake of national-level …

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Remembering the Old Man: Ernest Miller Hemingway

Ernest Miller Hemingway

[On Ernest Miller Hemingway 121st anniversary] By Pragya Ranjan Society defines a person on the basis of the degree of his success but a person defines himself on the basis of what he learnt on the way to his success, though he may not necessarily achieve it. Hemingway’s last masterpiece …

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