AYUSHMAAN AGARWALLA

MAGAZINE ARTICLES Electric Mobility: Government Accelerates Its Efforts

<p>The Indian government has been looking to step up the electric vehicle (EV) market to enable greater adoption of this sustainable mobility solution. Although governmental efforts are yielding positive results--an encouraging sign for this nascent sector, there are complex obstacles ahead that require indigenous technological and infrastructural solutions.</p>

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HEALTH Covid-19: Test, Test and Test

<p>There is a large difference between the number of casualties in Italy and South Korea caused by Covid-19. The testing programme of these countries seems to be the key to this contrast. India is still at Stage 2 of this pandemic and should implement proven strategies of both social distancing and testing to contain the disease before it escalates to the next stage.</p>

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WILDLIFE Is it springtime for Polar Bear Populations? Are scientists hiding good news?

<p>In State of the Polar Bear Report 2019 published by the Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF) on International Polar Bear Day renowned Canadian zoologist Dr Susan Crockford explains why the publication of population counts of Polar Bears for several Arctic regions has been withheld from the public. She argues that this is because the populations have actually increased over the past few years contradicting widespread claims of their dwindling population.</p>

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HEALTH The COVID-19 Fatalities: Is there a geographic pattern?

<p>COVID-19 has spread to over 50 countries across the world. The virulence and lethality of the virus seems to be higher in regions with colder, dryer, temperate climate. However, India needs to be vigilant and cautious to prevent an outbreak.</p>

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