Manoj Pandey* The European Union last week agreed to pass a law to make the digital giants, including social media platforms, more accountable. The new law, called the Digital Services Act, follows a sister...
Manoj Pandey* Of the new-age technologies that have become an essential part of our lives, we can name mobile phones, internet and social media. Satellites hardly come to our mind. It is interesting to...
Manoj Pandey* The Ganga is revered as the holiest of rivers by the adherents of religions that originated in India. Common-sense dictates that this is because of the vastness of the river and its...
Manoj Pandey* We humans have changed names, symptoms and treatments for Covid-19 disease and its virus the way we have never done for any other disease or its carrier. Not even deadlier sounding ones...
Manoj Pandey* I have taken the liberty to generalize some concepts for the sake of simplicity. Puritans may please forgive me for that. As we often do in this column,...
Vaccines are being released against Coronavirus by many drug companies. There are many who doubt their efficacy or safety. Some have religious or ethical questions in mind. Let us clear the fog around Covid 19 vaccination.
Srinivasa Ramanujan was a legendary mathematician who did not have formal education beyond the matriculation, and whose theorems and conjectures are guiding complex modern computations.
Manoj Pandey* A possible asteroid collision comes up in the media now and then. An image of catastrophe is created in public minds in which a huge crater is created, the earth shakes,...
Manoj Pandey* The topic this time is too broad and multi-dimensional, and any quick observations would be sweeping.  Thousands of pages have been written on how human health has progressed through ages. Censuses and...
Manoj Pandey* What is radiation? Is there too much unnatural radiation around us now? The notion that cellphones are harmful to humans seems to have arisen from the often-misunderstood word...

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