US Disease Control Centre Issues Travel Notice After ‘Distressing’ Dengue Developments

September 11, 2019

A mosquito-borne disease, much like malaria, chikungunya or Zika, dengue flourishes in poorer sections of the urban society, suburbs and in the countryside. It is more typical in tropical and subtropical countries. Now rampant in several countries, The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a travel notice for Asia, the Pacific […]

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Top 5 Bike News Of The Week: Revolt RV400 Booked Out, BS6 Honda Activa Launch Details Revealed, BS6 Pulsar Range Inbound

September 9, 2019

This week witnessed important developments with regards to the upcoming BS6 emission norms. Honda is all set to launch its first BS6-compliant scooter, the Activa 125, while Bajaj has revealed details about its BS6 Pulsar lineup. Here are the top five news of the week: 2019 Honda Activa 125 Launch Details Revealed: Honda unveiled the […]

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Not a good time to run big business due to global uncertainty: Krugman

September 7, 2019

The US-China trade tensions and the ensuing uncertainty make this a difficult time for running big businesses, said economist Paul Krugman. “I wouldn’t want to be running a large business now, because nobody knows (what will happen). You’re trying to make a plan when you have very little certainty about what the global environment will […]

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India moves up 6 places; ranks 34th on world travel & tourism competitiveness index: WEF report

September 4, 2019

India has moved up six places to rank 34th on world travel and tourism competitiveness index, driven by rich natural and cultural resources and strong price competitiveness, a WEF report said on September 4. India’s ranking improved from 40th to 34th, the greatest improvement over 2017 among the top 25 percent of all countries ranked […]

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For A Better Vacation, Know These Hidden Travel Rights

September 1, 2019

If you want a better vacation, you have to know your rights. Unfortunately, there are too many hidden travel rights out there — rules you don’t know, but probably should. A recent YouGov/SurveyMonkey survey commissioned by AirHelp found 85% of EU air passengers and 92% of US air passengers don’t know their rights. That includes […]

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Vacuum technology comeback immunizes nanoelectronics from radiation

August 31, 2019

“Over decades, both military and space programs all around the world have known the negative impact of radiation on semiconductor-based electronics,” says Meyya Meyyappan, Chief Scientist for Exploration Technology at the Center for Nanotechnology, at NASA’s Ames Research Center. What has changed with the push towards nanoscale feature sizes is that terrestrial levels of radiation can […]

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