IIT team forecasts 3 scenarios of possible 3rd Covid wave, using data from 2nd. Prediction model assumes India will fully unlock by 15 July, doesn’t take vaccination into consideration, reports Mohana Basu.
Chanduali produces the ‘healthier’ black rice. The produce is in high demand and is being exported to Australia and New Zealand, reports Samyak Pandey.
Years into a live-in relationship, top Trinamool leader Sovan Chatterjee gives control of his property to girlfriend — much to the chagrin of his estranged wife. Party calls duo an ‘irritant’, reports Madhuparna Das.
India’s bakery market is expected to grow 8.5% to reach more than $12 billion by 2026. But evidence is also building up against refined foods as producing more harm than good, writes Subhasree Ray.
Prashnam survey of nearly 20,000 adult voters in 12 states also found that Yogi Adityanath is more popular than Amit Shah, writes Rajesh Jain.
NCB has arrested 102 drug dealers in the past six months – 70% of them in 15-35 age group. NCB says most are inspired by the glamorous portrayal of drug lords on OTT platforms, writes Shobhaa De.
Talks with Taliban, J&K leaders, thaw with Pakistan are strategic imperatives for Modi govt. It can’t covet US as Quad ally in the east & work at counter-purposes with them in the west, writes Shekhar Gupta in this week’s ‘National Interest’.