This Is the Most Underrated National Park

Woodrow Wilson signed the bill that created the National Park Service on August 25, 1916. Part of the Department of the Interior, today it manages what it calls 423 units, generally known as parks. Across America, they cover 85 million acres. There recently have been battles about how the parks can be used for commercial […]

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Fate of India’s smart cities hangs in balance

These cities are first finishing low-value projects — these are usually easier to complete — and the large-value one may still be on hold. To give an impetus to ‘Digital India’, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had in 2015 announced the smart city mission. The primary objective of the government was to develop 100 smart cities […]

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There’s No Room for Teens in the Pandemic City

In this article This is the second of two stories about teens in the pandemic. Read the first one here.  Since March, when school buildings across Michigan closed in the face of the coronavirus pandemic, Madeleine Kauffman has been attending class online. But she still goes to the school itself: The 14-year-old Ann Arbor resident […]

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‘Pandemic is a Whatsapp moment for healthcare’

‘In the case of Aadhaar, we were able to build and enrol 1 billion in five-and-a-half years.’ ‘For vaccination, it can be done even faster — in just two years.’ ‘When everybody is coming for vaccination, they can be offered a choice — to create a health record and a digital ID.’ The third book […]

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