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Road map to reform & restructure the economy post COVID-19

A FEASIBLE AND INNOVATIVE APPROACH TO REFORM, RESTRUCTURE JOBS & ALTER ECONOMY AFTER COVID-19 LOCK DOWN BY MITIGATING THE RISKS AND CHALLENGES Problem Statement and Background: As soon as LOCK-DOWN 2 was announced by the Prime Minister, restless work force

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Climate change lessons from the Corona crisis

We clearly need to speed up research and testing of the various potential techniques for geo-engineering now Human beings respond well to a familiar crisis, especially if it is also imminent. They don’t do nearly as well when the threat

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The perfect blend

Blended finance combines public sector and philanthropic monies as catalytic capital to raise multiples of private sector monies, which help scale up the flow of funding to sustainable projects As sustainability becomes mainstream, it is becoming a well-acknowledged fact that

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Hell before healing

The dismal conditions at quarantine centres across the country are more killing than the disease itself The word “quarantine centre” has become the colonial equivalent of “kaala paani” or confinement in the dreaded prison on the Andaman and Nicobar Islands,

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Balancing act

India was quick to brush off US mediation on Ladakh. Besides, we can’t afford to rub China the wrong way in the pandemic era India finds itself in a peculiar situation, caught between the US and China over border tensions in Ladakh.

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Hysteria in a time of virus

The Corona pandemic has been killing far fewer people compared to road accidents and other causes. It has indeed brought out the best and the worst in humanity Watching the public’s and the Union and State Governments’ response to the COVID-19 pandemic

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Mumbai and Delhi are the hottest Covid 19 spots: State government’s health care is collapsing

Delhi had an unusual jump in its Coronavirus infections, when more than 1,000 new cases were discovered for the first time. Delhi had been reporting more than 500 cases every day for almost ten days now. Only once in the

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A pandemic of domestic abuse

Lockdowns have trapped women and girls with abusive partners. They are isolated and cut off from support networks and resources Every morning I wake up to a few messages on Sayfty’s social media pages. Usually, these are requests for help

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