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As it ramps up public healthcare, India must give more room to private sector

Barricades in place near the India Gate in New Delhi. (Express photo by Amit Mehra) On March 25, despite fewer notified cases compared to other countries, India closed its international borders and enforced a lockdown. It adopted social distancing, testing and citizen isolation, with a clarion call to the private sector and entrepreneur who specialise in low-cost innovations to support ... Read More »

Room to Read: Bringing in change through education

Sourav Banerjee, country director for Room to Read. Photo: Pradeep Gaur New Delhi: A team of 600 people spread across nine states. One vision that binds them together—bringing quality to education. Room to Read, a non-profit for children’s literacy and girls’ education with a presence across Asia and Africa, believes that to bring change in the world, it is important to ... Read More »

Microsoft’s ‘Holoportation’ will virtually beam you into another room

Using a combination of mixed reality displays and 3D cameras, users of Microsoft’s “Holoportation” technology can interact with remote participants as if they were in the same physical space. MORE LIKE THIS Microsoft wants to ‘holoport’ you into a conversation elsewhere Hands-on: Paint 3D Preview remixes Paint for the HoloLens generation Human ears and eagle beaks: 10 amazing items created ... Read More »

Babies Should Sleep In Parents’ Room To Help Prevent Sleep-Related Death

Infants should sleep in the same bedroom as their parents for at least the first six months of their lives to minimize the risk of sleep-related deaths, according to new guidelines from US paediatricians. Ideally, babies should stay in their parents’ room at night for a full year, according to recommendations released today by the American Academy of Pediatrics. Babies ... Read More »