4 mn read India is battling against Covid 19 as cases are keep getting higher along countless deaths and breaking all the records in numbers. Last year in 2020, Italy was seen struggling with the virus and healthcare facilities but now it is visible that India has taken the spot. According to the number of cases, India has surpassed all the major corona affected countries including Brazil, Italy, UK, Russia and has become the second worst corona affected country. Country is currently receiving over 190,000 cases on average per day. The worst corona hit states are Maharashtra and New Delhi that are witnessing rise in corona cases every day.
4 mn read India’s unemployment rate was recorded 6.52 per cent in March 2021. According to the statistics presented by Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE), country’s unemployment rate got better from last year. The data shows 23.52 per cent unemployment rate in April 2020 whereas unemployment rate in April 2021 is 7.6 which is being considered a positive shift comparatively.
4 mn read The World Economic Forum released its Global gender gap index report 2021 last month in March and its disappointing to watch India’s spot. According to the report, India is ranked 140th among 156 countries in the world. Data given in the report suggests, India’s gender gap is 62.5% which is double from the last year’s score that led country to fall 28 spots.
4 mn read Politics has always excited people of India and is a significant part of discussions everywhere. Over the course of notable history of India, many influential and impressive politicians guided the government of the country and set the benchmark for others. If we look back, political leaders Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru (first prime minister of India), B.R Ambedkar, Indira Gandhi, Atal Behari Vajpayee, Dadabhai Naoroji, Zakir Hussain, P.V Narasimha Rao Sonia Gandhi, J. Jayalalithaa and many others served as an inspiration and left a legacy.
3 mn read Indian administration has started getting stricter with rules and restrictions amid pandemic due to the rise in cases. According to the Aarogya Setu application launched by the administration itself, active cases that has been detected so far are 979,608 whereas recovered cases are 11,913,292. Although the recover rate is much higher, experts suggested to not take it lightly and the rapid cases should be considered.
4 mn read “My name is Rani. It’s the name given by my people. I was named Hitesh by my parents before.“ Rani is a transgender and lives in Delhi. 38 years old rani begs for living. While talking about her daily routine, rani said, “We all live together, Jyoti, Durga Didi (Big sister), Shabnam. I wake up 6 am. After a cup of tea and getting all ready, me and my other members leave house and stops at every traffic light and ask for money. It’s not like we love this work, but this is what we are left to do.“
4 mn read Embracing play in our creative field can make us happier and more productive.
4 mn read The Buddha has spoken about the earth, mother earth in terms of patience and equanimity. Patience and equanimity can be described as the two great virtues of planet earth.
4 mn read First Quad summit held on 12 March 2021 and was attended by all four members virtually. The four leaders, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, US President Joe Biden, Japan Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison came together to discuss various collaborated areas and exchanged their views and opinions regarding the same including free and open Indo-pacific region, climate change, Covid 19 and maritime security.
4 mn read World Health Organization estimated in its latest report that about 7.5% Indians which means over 90 million suffers from mental disorders and by the end of 2020 it could reach to 20%.