Today in New Delhi, India
Aug 10, 2020-Monday
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  • In India, chemicals are handled both formally and informally, even the most toxic of them. For example, people come in contact with mercury and pesticides.
    Aug 10, 2020 07:10 IST
    Chemicals are complex creatures. Ammonium nitrate, for example, is used for fertilisers, although it is being phased out in some countries. more
  • Gotabaya Rajapaksa has firmly consolidated his power as president, and the parliamentary win now brings back the former president Mahinda Rajapaksa as prime minister
    Aug 10, 2020 05:56 IST
    Their win was inevitable, but the impact is more
  • A lot depends on Sinha’s political style and whether it will work in Srinagar
    Aug 09, 2020 19:34 IST
    A non-controversial-but-effective politician, Sinha faces political, bureaucratic, security and economic more
  • Indian officials have hinted that the country was looking at multilateral mechanisms such as the World Health Organization-led Covax facility to help secure vaccine supplies
    Aug 09, 2020 19:31 IST
    From supplies to distribution, there will be real challenges more
  • The repatriation of Indian nationals stranded abroad and the evacuation of foreigners from India to their home countries have been among the most successful aspects of our response
    Aug 10, 2020 05:55 IST
    Through the pandemic, it has not only met its domestic requirements but taken a range of steps for global more
  • Strengthening any political project requires identifying its weaknesses, rather than pretending that all is well
    Aug 09, 2020 19:33 IST
    It lacks ideological conviction on secularism, and the political imagination to defend more
  • The Chinese flag flutters at the office of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region in Beijing.
    Aug 09, 2020 07:23 IST
    Perhaps the most disturbing thing from a free market perspective is the role of state-owned enterprises in China’s trade more