mask

How to sanitise N95 masks; here's the best way

The researchers see the potential for the electric- cooker method to be useful for healthcare workers and first responders, especially those in smaller clinics or hospitals that do not have access to large-scale heat sanitization equipment. Aug 9, 2020
NASA maps Beirut blast damage in high-precision.

NASA maps unfathomable damage caused in Beirut blast in satellite image

NASA in collaboration with the Earth Observatory of Singapore on Saturday released a detailed high-res image that maps the devastating explosion in Beirut, the capital city of Lebanon, that killed over 150 people and is estimated to have caused billions of dollars' worth of damage. Aug 8, 2020
Mumbai rains

Mumbai's monsoon misery: 15 years on, Rs 1,200 cr Brimstowad drainage system still unused

Mumbai has been struggling under the impact of the monsoon year after year, and as the city waits for the season to let up, there is a project that could potentially solve Mumbai's problem. The Brihanmumbai Storm Water Disposal System announced in 2005 has curiously been little used in the past 15 years. The Rs 1,200 crore project has made citizens wonder what the authorities are waiting for. Aug 7, 2020
Vaccination

Glenmark announces 400 mg 'FabiFlu' for Covid-19 treatment

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals, a research-led global pharmaceutical company, on Thursday announced that it is set to introduce a 400 mg version of oral antiviral - FabiFlu -- for the treatment of mild to moderate Covid-19 in India. Aug 7, 2020