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Wednesday July 11st, 2018 night edition

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Net neutrality: All you wanted to know but were afraid to ask Telecom regulator Trai (Telecom Regulatory Authority of India) earlier this week issued its recommendations on net neutrality while calling the internet an 'open platform'.

TIMES VIEW All those who believe in a fair marketplace should welcome the reiteration that the principles of net neutrality will be upheld in India.

Conversely, other content providers should have the same free access to distribution.

NEW DELHI: In a decision that will ensure that netizens continue to have free and fair access to the internet, the government on Wednesday approved the principles of net neutrality in India.

“Any deviations and violations of the rules of net neutrality – which come into effect almost immediately – will be met with stiff penalties,” telecom secretary Aruna Sundarajan told TOI.Under net neutrality, online access is unrestricted and non-discriminatory.

”The government has also decided for the formation of a multi-stakeholder body for the monitoring and enforcement of net neutrality.

Also, some of the internet giants may buy their way through to a preferential environment at the cost of other companies and startups. »

Harvard study finds that during heat waves, people can’t think straight

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Harvard researchers say that they studied students in dorms with and without air conditioning and during a heat wave.

The researchers from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health published their results Tuesday in the journal PLOS Medicine.

The test results showed that during the heat wave students without air conditioning experienced decreases across five measures of cognitive function. »

Fish faking orgasms and other lies animals tell for sex

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While this is going on, the female digs a small bed in the river bottom for her eggs.

Whatever the reason, faked orgasms are just one example of the tricks animals pull on each other during the mating game.

The original female would then spring into action, alternating between attacking her rival and courting the male even more. »

The world is losing vital forests quicker than ever

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In 2017, the world lost 29.4 million hectares (72.6 million acres) of tree cover — more than double the size of Germany.

In 2017, 40 football fields of tropical tree cover were destroyed — every minute.

The Central African country lost 1.47 million hectares of tree cover in 2017 due to agriculture, charcoal production and mining. »