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Omicron Infection Linked With Common Respiratory Illness In Children: Study

The observational study, published recently in the journal Pediatrics, describes 75 children who came to the Boston Children's Hospital emergency department (ED) with croup and COVID-19 from March 1, 2020 to January 15, 2022.

16 March 2022

UN, World Bank, IMF Need Urgent Reforms: FM Sitharaman In US

Speaking at Harvard Kennedy School, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that these institutions don't speak for countries with issues unattended for years thus, urgent reforms in United Nations, World Bank and...


Taliban Websites Disappear, Reasons Unclear

It is not immediately clear, though, why the sites in the Pashto, Urdu, Arabic, English and Dari languages went offline Friday.


Harvard's Biggest Dalit Voice Unhappy After Its New Caste Sensitive Policy, Here's Why

Dr, Suraj Yengde, a senior fellow, and the most influential Dalit from Harvard is unhappy with the recent move by the university to include caste as a protected category for its student workers.

04 December 2021

'LSD' Actor Anshuman Jha Wins Best Actor-Critics Award For Playing A Serial Killer in 'Midnight Delhi'

'Midnight Delhi' was also hailed as India's answer to Quentin Tarantino by the Jury of the South Asian Film Festival in Singapore where the film won 'Best Editor'.


UN: Women, Children Casualties Rise In Afghanistan As Taliban Surges

The war-torn country saw a 47% increase in the number of all civilians killed and wounded in violence across Afghanistan in the first six months of the year, compared to the same period last year, according to the report.

26 July 2021

Farmers' Killing In Lakhimpur Kheri 'Condemnable', But Don't Be Selective: Nirmala Sitharaman

Nirmala Sitharaman was responding to a question during a conversation at Harvard Kennedy School about the killing of four farmers in Lakhimpur Kheri and the arrest of Union Minister Ajay Mishra's son.

13 October 2021

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Early Antiviral Response In Nose May Determine Severity Of COVID-19: Study

The team isolated individual cells from each sample and sequenced them, looking for RNA that would indicate what kind of proteins the cells were making -- a proxy for understanding what a given cell is doing at the moment of...

26 July 2021

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15 July 2021
Tokyo Olympics: Just In Time For The Games, 1896 Olympic Winners' Silver Medal Up For Auction

Tokyo Olympics: Just In Time For The Games, 1896 Olympic Winners' Silver Medal Up For Auction

The 1896 silver medal, which was given to winners instead of gold, is expected to sell for about $75,000 given its rarity


03 July 2021
Rabbi Stabbed Several Times in Boston, Suspect Held

Rabbi Stabbed Several Times in Boston, Suspect Held

The suspect, 24-year-old Khaled Awad, approached the rabbi with a gun and a knife while he was talking on the phone, sitting on the steps of the school


20 December 2020
Watch: Healthcare Workers Celebrate The Arrival Of Covid Vaccine By Dancing In Viral Video

Watch: Healthcare Workers Celebrate The Arrival Of Covid Vaccine By Dancing In Viral Video

The viral video showed healthcare workers dancing while wearing masks and maintaining social distance.


13 November 2020
Common OCD Drug May Be Used In Early Treatment For Covid-19: Scientists

Common OCD Drug May Be Used In Early Treatment For Covid-19: Scientists

Fluvoxamine, typically used to treat patients with OCD, has strong anti-inflammatory properties.


11 November 2020
NBA Hall of Famer Tommy Heinsohn, 'Ultimate Celtic,' Dies At 86

NBA Hall of Famer Tommy Heinsohn, 'Ultimate Celtic,' Dies At 86

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver hailed Tommy Heinsohn, who as a Boston Celtics player, coach and a broadcaster, as being 'synonymous with success'


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05 November 2020
Indian-Origin Millionaire Thanedar Elected To Michigan State Legislature In US

Indian-Origin Millionaire Thanedar Elected To Michigan State Legislature In US

Thanedar, 65, also a scientist, raised a record-breaking USD 438,620, primarily from his own wealth, in the state House primary against six other opponents of...


29 October 2020
MIT Scientists Design Face Mask That Can Inactivate Novel Coronavirus Using Heat

MIT Scientists Design Face Mask That Can Inactivate Novel Coronavirus Using Heat

The new mask incorporates a heated copper mesh and does not need to be decontaminated or thrown away after use, according to the researchers.


23 October 2020
11 Indian Students Arrested For Trying To Illegally Stay In US

11 Indian Students Arrested For Trying To Illegally Stay In US

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials said these students claimed to be employed by companies that do not exist.


07 October 2020
Study Reveals Previous Infection With 'Common Cold' Coronavirus May Lessen COVID-19 Severity

Study Reveals Previous Infection With 'Common Cold' Coronavirus May Lessen COVID-19 Severity

The study, published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation, also demonstrates that the immunity built up from previous non-SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus infections...


10 February 2019
Tanushree Dutta, Torchbearer Of India's #MeToo, Invited To Harvard University

Tanushree Dutta, Torchbearer Of India's #MeToo, Invited To Harvard University

"Invited to speak at the Harvard Business School in Boston, Massachusetts. India Conference 2019 on February 16, a flagship event organised by the graduate...



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31 January 2018
Fake News Is Not New, What's New Is The Ability To Spread It So Quickly Through Internet, Says Spotlight Journalist Michael Rezendes

Fake News Is Not New, What's New Is The Ability To Spread It So Quickly Through Internet, Says Spotlight Journalist Michael Rezendes

Michael Rezendes was part of The Boston Globe’s Spotlight team which broke the story of the cover-up of sexual abuse in the Roman Catholic church in Boston...


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