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  • Health workers collect samples for coronavirus disease test, Patiala, May 31 2020
    Jun 04, 2020 18:40 IST
    Anyone who wishes to get tested should be able to do so...read more
  • Don’t treat those who suffer economic and physical dislocation as invisible labour, but give them their rights as citizen
    Jun 04, 2020 18:47 IST
    Invest in health care, address inequity, stop communal politics, and let compassion prevail...read more
  • With $13 billion in estimated damage, the costliest cyclone in the northern Indian Ocean (Amphan) underscores why the tail risks of today could become the norm tomorrow
    Jun 04, 2020 18:47 IST
    Build local capacity and resilience against risks; boost a low-carbon economy for jobs, growth and sustainability...read more
    Hindustantimes
    Hindustantimes
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks during first ever 'India-Australia Virtual Summit' with Australia PM Scott Morrison, via video conference, New Delhi on June 3
    Jun 04, 2020 18:47 IST
    Four Ds — democracy, defence, diaspora, and dosti — have led PM Modi and PM Morrison to deepen the partnership...read more
    Hindustantimes
    Hindustantimes
  • besides the Covid-19 pandemic, there are other demics that India has to cope with and overcome. The numbers projected speak for themselves and are a call to policy-makers to provide appropriate responses to these unsung-demics.
    Jun 04, 2020 23:26 IST
    Here is a call to policy-makers and public alike to swiftly, strongly and persuasively address the more formidable non-Covid-demics of which infodemics, tuberculo-demics, accidemics and suicidemics are just few examples...read more
    Hindustantimes
    Hindustantimes
  • The Centre has done well to hike the allocation of MGNREGS by Rs 40,000 crore, taking the total allocation under the scheme to Rs 1,01,500 crore
    Jun 03, 2020 18:38 IST
    There is an increase in demand. Consider expanding it for agricultural activities ...read more
  • The desire for the market outperforming returns at all times has seemingly meant an  unwillingness for investment in solid, useful, economy-enhancing plays, which pay 3-4% above the cost of capital but do not provide dramatic pay-offs
    Jun 03, 2020 18:38 IST
    Change lending practices; take risks; review investment criteria; align goals with national reconstruction...read more
    Hindustantimes
    Hindustantimes