Professor Parpola's 1994 book, Deciphering the Indus Script, is built on his study of nearly 4,000 samples of the writing that survive, mainly on stamp seals and amulets
The unknown possibilities of the future concerning self-learning AIs are thus limitless
There's little doubt that the glitter of Bengal's Puja faded during the Covid-era
Many believe that the war in Afghanistan was essentially an "opium war"
Atanu Biswas tells you all about the economics of holding Olympic Games.
Skybus ads across newspapers in Assam by major political parties raise serious questions about the business of polling
The relative weightage of economic activities and mortality may be a serious issue, which the policymakers should decide and the model can be rebuilt based on the country's perspective
We need equity, not equality, in vaccine distribution, and that is maintained in India's plan with some sort of emphasis on the risk factor and also due recognition of the importance of health workers
With the virus mutating, can vaccines be assumed safe and effective in the long run?
Under normal circumstances, the development of new vaccines and treatments could take 10-20 years
R0 values, or the average number of infections expected to be caused by a Covid carrier, vary between states, and have not stabilised. While unlocking, it would be wise to look at these variations
One of the major factors behind South Korea's success in fighting Covid-19 is the high rate of testing
As we are seeing in Italy, rapid growth rate of the epidemic makes the hospital and basic medical facilities exhausted in no time
The GII has been criticised for its complexity and difficulty in interpretation or understanding
In contrast, there is a perception that pollsters did a smart job for the just-concluded Delhi Assembly election - perhaps because the opinion and the exit polls mostly predicted a victory for AAP.