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Cryptocurrency: Fad or Future?

“What is needed is an electronic payment system based on cryptographic proof instead of trust, allowing any two willing parties to transact directly with each other without the need for a trusted third party.” Satoshi Nakamoto, Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System, 2008. From the trenches of Reddit to the forefront of Twitter, cryptocurrency has […]

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Board Examinations: India’s evaluation deliberation

‘Boards’: The word itself is enough to pique interest of people around you, be it friendly neighborhood uncle, the aunt who routinely calls just once a year, people who happen to eavesdrop on your conversation on the lift or your local grocery store owner. In our country, a student’s potential is judged by his board […]

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The Beginning of a Journey

I had joined The Economic Transcript and an orientation session had been scheduled for us. I happened to have a long day. I was not in the best spirits when I sat before the laptop for yet another online session. At the end of it, I was very glad to have attended the session and […]

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The Nicest Folks on the Top Floor- Opinion Piece

An ever-changing world, bone-crushing pressure and petrifying uncertainty make for a tall, thirst (and dream) quenching glass of decision-making for a student. The delta of choices that opens up when a student looks at college, work, or even breakfast cereal can be overwhelming and often disheartening. You’d be lying if you said that there has […]

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The End of ‘Internet Explorer’

Microsoft’s renowned Internet Explorer will be adjourned on June 15, 2022. Is Microsoft turning to potential impediments by discontinuing one of its earliest web products or is it preserving an elevator entryway for potential prospects? Should we be concerned and apprehensive about the pronouncement of Internet Explorer’s retirement, which has now been made official, before […]

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Bharat Biotech – Emergency Vaccine Approval

“It’s not vaccines that will end the pandemic but the availability of them that will” Bharat Biotech, a biotechnological company known for its R&D and manufacturing capabilities, is expecting the approval of its COVID-19 vaccine, Covaxin from the World Health Organization for Emergency Use Listing (EUL) by Q3 or Q4. EUL is a process by […]

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India’s Next Wave of Covid-19 and a New Crisis – “The Black, White and Yellow Fungus”

From the cases that have been reported, India’s death count has crossed 3 lakh, with almost half, close to 1.4 lakh deaths being reported in the last seven weeks alone. A false sense of normalcy that crept in towards the end of the first wave when the cases began to decline has been one of […]

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The One with The Reunion: F.R.I.E.N.D.S Cast Reunites for A Special Episode

On September 22, 1994, the American television industry saw something incredible. The story began with a snotty runaway bride catching up with her high school friend in a local coffee shop. The rest is history. ‘F.R.I.E.N.D.S’ was an American sitcom created by producers David Crane and Marta Kauffman. It revolved around the lives of six […]

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COVID VACCINES: Promises Not Equal to Supply?

India began the Herculean task of vaccinating her 136.64 crore people in phases on the 16th of January. The target of the Central Government was vaccinating 300 million citizens by July 2021, but a report published by Al-Jazeera on the 24th of May stated that only 43 million people had received both doses so far. […]

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The Revised IT Rules – Do the Pros Outweigh the Cons?

The new IT rules called the ‘Information Technology (Guidelines for Intermediaries and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules’, described as “soft-touch regulatory architecture” by the government have been issued in February 2021. Social media intermediaries got a stipulated time period of three months to abide by India’s new Information Technology (IT) rules. Recently, Information and Broadcasting […]