Red Sandstone: A New House Build

A New House, Again in Red Sandstone Context: In order to maintain continuity, the new triangular Parliament House, which was constructed to accommodate the three-sided block of ground on which it stands, confronts the previous circular building. Points to Ponder: Construction Design: To accommodate the […]

Will AI Tools Help Detect Telecom Fraud?

Will AI Tools Help Detect Telecom Fraud? Context: The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has started using an artificial intelligence-based facial recognition tool called “Artificial Intelligence and Facial Recognition powered Solution for Telecom SIM Subscriber Verification” or ASTR to weed out widespread instances of fraudulently obtained […]

Fortified Rice Is Safe

Fortified Rice Is Safe Context :   On Friday, the Union Food Ministry refuted the claim made by the opposition Congress that fortified rice is still being sold through fair price shops despite several advisories from experts and organisations like NITI Aayog and the Food […]