Q@9: Digital India, Secularism Lessons for India, Indian Markets

Q@9: Digital India initiative, Secularism lessons for India from Egypt and steady Indian market against China.

Updated01 Jul 2015, 04:40 PM IST
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1. #FactCheck: Digital India Has a Long Way to Go

PM Narendra Modi has unveiled his vision for Digital India in Delhi on Wednesday. This move is expected to provide a road map to transform India into a digital empowered society.

But where are we now. The Quint looks at 5 hard facts that will challenge Digital India.

2. India Could Take Some Lessons in Secularism from Egypt

Two apparently unrelated events occurred recently – one in Delhi, India and the other in Cairo, India.

India may want to take a lesson or two from Egypt, says Aditi Bhaduri.

3. China’s Market Shanghaied, Here’s Why India’s Remains Afloat

Chinese markets lost $2 trillion in market value during this fall. The market value of all shares listed in India is only $1.58 trillion.

Market Analyst Shishir Asthana tells you why Indian markets are unlikely to see such a fall anytime soon.

4. Flip Side of India’s Electronic Boom is a Massive Chunk of E-waste

Simply put, electronic waste or E-Waste refers to “discarded or obsolete electrical or electronic devices”.

In today’s world, e-waste covers a lot of ground – it includes everything from computers and televisions to fridges and phones.

This is driving us into a heap of E-waste, says Shalini Iyengar.

5. Doodh Hai Wonderful but it’s Definitely Not Enough

The Madhya Pradesh Government will start serving flavoured milk as part of the mid-day meal program in Anganwadi schools across the state from today.

Abbhirup Dam tells you why this maybe a good idea but will not solve India’s malnutrition problem.

6. Busted! 7 Places You Didn’t Know Were Germ Bombs

You avoid touching toilet seats and stay away from garbage cans. You’re paranoid about germs. You wash your hands, use sanitisers, fancy lotions and think you’re living in a germ-free environment?

Nikita Mishra breaks your clean bubble.

7. Delhi-Tokyo-Dhaka Triad Against China’s One Belt One Road Vision

In the wake of the recent stand taken by China at the UN on the issue of 26/11 mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi’s release, it will mean power to India if it builds unequivocally strong partnership with Japan.

Taking Bangladesh and Japan on board the anti-terrorism plank will also be in India’s self-interest, says Tridivesh Singh Maini

8. Misogyny Goes Online: Do We Have Laws To Deal With It?

Online sexual harassment and abuse is a murky area, with no clear direction at present, especially since newer forms of harassment keep emerging.

And an understanding of technology can be helpful in providing a solution ot it, says Shubhra Dixit.

9. On her Birthday, Facts You Didn’t Know About Pamela Anderson

Pamela Anderson is one of the most searched female celebrities on Google.

Megha Mathur brings you 5 facts about Pamela Anderson on her 50th birthday.

We'll get through this! Meanwhile, here's all you need to know about the Coronavirus outbreak to keep yourself safe, informed, and updated.

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Published: 01 Jul 2015, 03:52 PM IST

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