India has been using honey for thousands of years. And right when it needed it the most — Covid-19 season — CSE accused most top brands, including Dabur and Patanjali, of adulterating, writes Neera Majumdar.
A Group of Ministers (GoM) on health headed by AYUSH Minister Shripad Yesso Naik has suggested reducing the MBBS course from 5.5 years (including internship of one year) to 4.5 years to streamline it “with the changing circumstances”, reports Neelam Pandey.
Samples of both surface dust and material from below the surface of asteroid Ryugu were collected. These are likely to give insights into the evolution of our solar system, reports Sandhya Ramesh.
Civil service aspirants seek coaching for optional subjects like history, geography and political science. This makes ‘subject expert’ teachers most sought-after, reports Kritika Sharma.
The first arrest under UP’s anti-conversion law has been made in Bareilly. Police say people have been approaching them with old cases, seeking action under the law, reports Revathi Krishnan.
Study by St Petersburg University researchers suggests BCG vaccine may protect against severe Covid-19, adds to research linking TB vaccine to coronavirus, reports Simrin Sirur.
We hold China in awe because it has a per capita GDP five times that of India’s. But the history of economic and democratic growth coincides almost everywhere else, writes Shekhar Gupta, in this week’s ‘National Interest’.