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Opinion | Halting progression of a virus, or so we hear

To describe this phenomenon, a member of NITI Aayog, Dr V.K. Paul, found an intriguing phrase to use. At a 22 May press conference,...

Swiss cheese and defence reforms

The Swiss cheese model is associated with accident investigation in an organisation or a system. A system consists of multiple domains or layers, each...

India’s Parliament is missing in action

Parliaments in democracies around the world are meeting and questioning their governments on their responses to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Canadian Parliament had its...

Seven to eleven: On India and G-7

Dismissing the current configuration of the “Group of Seven” or G-7 of the world’s most developed nations as “outdated”, U.S. President Donald Trump announced...

Axing the economy’s trunk

It is hard to come to grips with the calamity that unfolded before our eyes on our television screens over the past few weeks,...

Opinion | If OTT is unable to police itself, the nanny state will

As the 100-day deadline given by the government to roll out a self-regulation code draws to a close this month, the pressure...

Time to discontinue free power for farmers

Exactly 15 years after Manmohan Singh, as Congress Prime Minister, openly spoke against the free power supply scheme for farmers, the Bharatiya Janata Party...

Opinion | Ignore the work week and reduce the work year instead

This damaging combination is present globally, although not as starkly as in the US and Western Europe. While robots make blue-collar jobs redundant, Artificial...

Opinion | The crisis farmers face today will have repercussions later

Ripe papayas hung on each tree, with squishy rotting ones at the base of many. We sat on the mud in a...

Monsoon bounty: On IMD’s weather forecasts

The monsoon has finally set in over Kerala in keeping with the textbook date of June 1. In May, the IMD had forecast a...

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‘I won’t stand for racism’: Meghan Markle’s heartfelt tribute to George Floyd, old anti-racism...

The death of George Floyd, the African American who was brutally killed in Minneapolis by white police officer Derek Chauvin on May 25, has...

Here’s how romantic relationships help breast cancer survivors cut stress

Breast cancer survivors in romantic relationships who feel happy and satisfied with their partners may be at lower risk for a host of health...

Diet, sleep, exercise: Here’s how Covid-19 lockdowns could worsen childhood obesity

Lockdowns implemented across the world due to the COVID-19 pandemic have negatively impacted diet, sleep and physical activity among children with obesity, according University...

Coronavirus pandemic: Wildlife poaching in India more than doubled during Covid-19 lockdown

Incidents of wildlife poaching in India have more than doubled during the COVID-19 lockdown with 88 animals being killed for meat and trade during...

This has been a dream: Rohit Roy is ‘chuffed’ to launch his own clothing...

Popular TV personality and Bollywood actor, Rohit Roy, is all set to launch his youth fashion line. The collection consists of a quirky and...