Past week’s news that you might have missed

Futuristic Healthcare - Two leading research institutions of India the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) will work together develop a technology-enabled hub-and-spoke system for collecting and curating data through institutions across the country.

Wildlife Bloom - The population of the greater one-horned rhinos found only in India, Nepal and Bhutan has increased due to the governments of India and Nepal creating habitat for rhinos, while also preventing poaching.

Peace Prevails - According to police officials, Naxalite footprint in Gadchiroli, one of the two Left Wing Extremism-affected districts in Maharashtra, is shrinking with a significant drop in their activities over the last five years.

Space Tech - Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has successfully tested a hybrid motor, opening the way for a fresh propulsion technology for future launch vehicles.

Digitizing India – Kerala’s Pullampara became the first grama panchayat in the country to attain full digital literacy among its residents.

Interesting Data Point

As per a survey report by LocalCircles, 33% of Indian households are likely to spend more than ₹10,000 this festive season.

Interesting long Read on the Web

Is social media killing intellectual humility? Social media echo chambers have made us overconfident in our knowledge and abilities. Social psychologists have shown that publicly committing to an opinion makes you less willing to change your mind.

An event you might enjoy this weekend

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Past week’s news that you might have missed