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How Big Data is changing our approach to Pandemics

 When the commercialization of the Internet began in the 1990s, little did we realize the impact it would have in approach towards management and containment of infectious diseases globally. 991 more words

Big Data

The Other Side of The Story? #J&KFloods2014

“Army, IAF, NDRF lead rescue operations”

“Army sets up 19 relief camps, nearly 1 lakh people rescued so far”

“Army reunites rescued newborns with parents” 732 more words

India

Basic Instinct

Last night I watched Force Majeure by Swedish director Ruben Ostlund. It raised some interesting questions about morality and our basic instinct for survival.

How would you react in a crisis?  465 more words

Nature And Landscape

An inspiring article on aging by Dr. Shigeaki Hinohara,103

A heart-warming and Inspiring article on Dr. Shigeaki Hinohara- 103

On October 3, 2014 Dr. Shigeaki Hinohar turned 103. This interview was given when he was 97 years old. 1,058 more words

Arts / Culture

International Day for Disaster Reduction

From 2000- 2012, disasters killed 1.2 million (imagine faces behind these numbers, their affected families too, losing a breadwinner, a carer, a loved one!), affected 2.9 billion (yes, that’s almost half of the residents on earth!), and $1.7 trillion damage was caused by disasters (so disaster risk reduction may not be free, but remember the cost of letting disasters happen, and then the cost of recovering from them!). 243 more words

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