The cost of alcohol to the Indian economy
A recent study pegs the net loss at 1.45 per cent of the GDP every year
Chennai: a pioneer in rainwater harvesting, failure in saving water
Across Chennai, there is a lack of awareness on the importance of a sustainable rainwater harvesting model that can save the city from such a crisis.
Human excreta could feed billions: From recycled waste to food in Kenya
In Kenya, larvae feast on a mix of excrement and food waste from hotels and agri-businesses to create fertiliser and feed.
Project Libra: Facebook’s very own cryptocurrency
Facebook will offer retailers attractive incentives if they accept Libra as a form of payment. Libra is expected to be tied to lots of different currencies rather than just the US Dollar to maintain stability.
Telegram CEO alleges cyber attack from China amid Hong Kong protests
Telegram has been one of Hong Kong’s most downloaded apps this week, coinciding with the large-scale protests by opponents of the extradition bill.
Dear Crazy Mohan, a 90’s kid’s adieu to you
Crazy Mohan’s witty dialogues find their way into conversations of different generations. The 67-year-old comedian passed away due to a heart attack on June 10.
Hong Kong moves forward with extradition bill, ignores a million protestors
Hong Kong’s Chief Executive said the bill was “necessary and sensible”. Despite protests by over a million people, the bill will be up for debate on Wednesday for a second reading.
Breaking not just waves, also barriers: India's female surfing champion
The theme for this year's World Ocean Day is "Gender and the ocean". Vilassini Sundar, a swimmer turned surfer and stand-up-paddler who speaks about her love for the ocean.
Google’s acquisition of analytics startup for $2.6bn biggest since 2014
Google is acquiring California based Looker in an all-cash transaction that is expected to close later this year. "Looker extends our business analytics offering with important capabilities," said Kurian, Senior Vice President.