Some families cannot afford online education

Only 45 percent of primary school students are able to join educational apps for online study. Kurukshetra:  Educational apps launched by the state government are not helping primary education of children from families with low-income.  Data by Statista Digital Market Outlook shows that currently in India, around 51 percent of the total population has access […]

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Short attention span challenges website developers

People don’t spend more than eight seconds looking at a screen. Website developers have to catch their attention within that time. Chandigarh: Website developers have a hard time keeping their websites afloat because websites need viewership and viewers don’t have the attention span to let a site load, says an International Journal of Trend in […]

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Cybercrime against women continues to rise

As the world gets increasingly digitized, cybercrime against women continues to be on the rise. New Delhi: Cybercrime against women has seen an exponential increase in the past few years. In 2015, the National Commission for Women (NCW) received only 223 complaints of cybercrime. By the end of November 2020, this figure stood at 647, […]

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Dogs can donate blood, too

After the opening of North India’s first blood bank for dogs in Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU), several dogs have been helped with blood therapies and treatments.  By: Aakriti Sehra| December 10, 2020 Ludhiana: The recently-opened blood bank for dogs has conducted more than 150 successful blood transfusions.  Dr C.S. Randhawa, […]

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‘Early Menses causes Depression, Lifestyle Diseases’

A study says 6.4 percent of girls who get early menses have chances of getting lifestyle diseases like diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, and in 8 percent cases even depression. Chandigarh: Depression, diabetes, cardiovascular problems, breast cancer are more prevalent in girls who get menses at a young age. A study by the American Academy of Pediatrics […]

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