Clean water for all is still centuries away, aid group warns

Clean water for all is still centuries away, aid group warns

Around 850 million people worldwide lack clean water   TEPIC, Mexico, July 16 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Supplying clean water and toilets for all could take hundreds of years in countries like Eritrea and Namibia unless governments step up funding to tackle the problem and its harmful effects on health, an international development agency warned […]

Can WhatsApp and motorbikes protect Africa’s food security?

Can WhatsApp and motorbikes protect Africa’s food security?

A Burundian man transports a passenger and two pigs to markets in the capital Bujumbura July 19, 2015. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings   Young Africans see farming as an unattractive option as the industry grapples with climate change, unreliable electricity and more   ROME, July 13 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – A motorbike and reliable connectivity to watch […]

Scientists hope test-tube embryos can save near-extinct white rhino

Scientists hope test-tube embryos can save near-extinct white rhino

Najin (R) and her daughter Fatou, the last two northern white rhino females, graze near their enclosure at the Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Laikipia National Park, Kenya on March 31, 2018. (REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya/File Photo)   LONDON, July 4 (Reuters): Scientists have created hybrid embryos from the sperm of near-extinct northern white rhinoceroses in the laboratory, […]

The business of schooling (Education Notes)

The business of schooling (Education Notes)

Mumbai, June 30 (IANS) It is important to understand and accept that we are in the era of technology and the demand for an upgraded education system is necessary. The integration of business and technology is an essential one as, with the changing times, it is necessary to dictate the evolution of one’s business model […]

Eight out of 10 millennials support inter-caste marriage in India: Net survey

Eight out of 10 millennials support inter-caste marriage in India: Net survey

New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) The institution of marriage is constantly evolving with millennials nowadays having complex attitudes towards commitments, companionship and gender stereotyping. One of most welcome change is that 8 out of 10 millennials support inter-caste marriage in India, says a survey.   Inshorts, a news app with more than 10 million downloads […]

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