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Tribal women have a significant role in India’s transformation

Published on Aug 09, 2022 06:00 AM IST
  • The article has been authored by Swati Piramal, vice-chairperson of the Piramal Group and director of the Piramal Foundation
As India progresses rapidly, the need of the hour is to ensure we develop the collective agency of tribal women to make Sabka Vikas (everyone’s development) a reality. It is indeed time for affirmative action and equitable progress.(AP FILE PHOTO)
As India progresses rapidly, the need of the hour is to ensure we develop the collective agency of tribal women to make Sabka Vikas (everyone’s development) a reality. It is indeed time for affirmative action and equitable progress.(AP FILE PHOTO)
ByHindustan Times

Digital markets and competitive behaviour 

  • The article has been authored by Aparajitha Nair, Journalist, Hindustan Times
With about 600 million internet users, the Indian market hosts one of the most critical digital ecosystems. To balance innovation with contestability and fair play, we need to strengthen policy making.(Getty Images)
With about 600 million internet users, the Indian market hosts one of the most critical digital ecosystems. To balance innovation with contestability and fair play, we need to strengthen policy making.(Getty Images)
Updated on Aug 08, 2022 07:01 PM IST
ByHindustan Times

Navigating India-Africa relations in a post-pandemic world 

The article has been authored by Samir Bhattacharya, research associate, Vivekananda International Foundation and doctoral scholar, Jawaharlal Nehru University
India has traditionally prioritised Africa in its foreign policy. However, the current administration of Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi has shown an extraordinary determination to strengthen India's longstanding ties to the African continent.(AFP)
India has traditionally prioritised Africa in its foreign policy. However, the current administration of Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi has shown an extraordinary determination to strengthen India's longstanding ties to the African continent.(AFP)
Published on Aug 08, 2022 11:11 AM IST
ByHindustan Times

The pandemic is not over, stay masked for now

  • The article has been authored by Dr Vikram Vora, medical director, India International SOS, a leading health and security services group.
The pandemic is far from over. It’s time to get your vaccine booster, to mask up and to stay masked.
The pandemic is far from over. It’s time to get your vaccine booster, to mask up and to stay masked.
Published on Aug 06, 2022 01:10 PM IST
ByHindustan Times

Is it Indo-China Sea or South China Sea?

  • The article has been authored by Subramanyam Sridharan, member, Chennai Centre for China Studies (CCCS).
History records that except for very brief periods in 2,000 years, the Chinese trade forays on high seas have been few and far in between. On the other hand, it was the traders from India, Arabia, Africa, Roma, the littorals of the SCS and later Europe who came to Chinese ports for trading.(REUTERS)
History records that except for very brief periods in 2,000 years, the Chinese trade forays on high seas have been few and far in between. On the other hand, it was the traders from India, Arabia, Africa, Roma, the littorals of the SCS and later Europe who came to Chinese ports for trading.(REUTERS)
Published on Aug 06, 2022 12:47 PM IST

Breastfeeding is nature’s best health plan

  • The article has been authored by Sujeet Ranjan, associate director, nutrition, Tata Trusts.
World Breastfeeding Week: Benefits of breastfeeding for mother and child(Unsplash)
World Breastfeeding Week: Benefits of breastfeeding for mother and child(Unsplash)
Published on Aug 05, 2022 01:09 PM IST
ByHindustan Times

Agenda 2030: A bumpy road ahead?

The article has been authored by Ashwajit Singh, founder & managing director, IPE Global
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Report 2022 has finally revealed the severity of the social, economic and environmental setbacks endured by the world during the two-years spanning the Covid-19 pandemic.(Shutterstock)
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Report 2022 has finally revealed the severity of the social, economic and environmental setbacks endured by the world during the two-years spanning the Covid-19 pandemic.(Shutterstock)
Published on Aug 04, 2022 11:07 AM IST
ByHindustan Times

Courts must take a holistic view of the economy

The article has been authored by Ashish Bharadwaj, professor and dean at OP Jindal Global University, Sonipat 
Now is a time for India and the Indian courts to engage with the question of whether wrongdoings preclude a law and economic analysis of matters that have a far-reaching impact on critical industrial sectors and the Indian economy. (HT File)
Now is a time for India and the Indian courts to engage with the question of whether wrongdoings preclude a law and economic analysis of matters that have a far-reaching impact on critical industrial sectors and the Indian economy. (HT File)
Published on Aug 03, 2022 04:38 PM IST
ByOP Jindal Global University

The death of Zawahiri may only have a short-term impact

  • The article is authored by Soumya Awasthi.
From the podium of the White House, the President of the United States (US) announced that on July 31, 2022, in the US air strike Ayman al-Zawahiri, an Al-Qaeda chief since 2011 was killed in Kabul.(Reuters / AFP file photos)
From the podium of the White House, the President of the United States (US) announced that on July 31, 2022, in the US air strike Ayman al-Zawahiri, an Al-Qaeda chief since 2011 was killed in Kabul.(Reuters / AFP file photos)
Updated on Aug 02, 2022 02:31 PM IST
ByHindustan Times

Environment must drive a national action plan on AMR 2.0

The article has been authored by Pradyut Bordoloi, MP, Lok Sabha (INC)
Categorised amongst the top 10 threats to public health, AMR occurs when microorganisms acquire the ability to resist the action of antimicrobial agents, thus making it harder to treat infections and increasing the risk of disease.(Yahoo)
Categorised amongst the top 10 threats to public health, AMR occurs when microorganisms acquire the ability to resist the action of antimicrobial agents, thus making it harder to treat infections and increasing the risk of disease.(Yahoo)
Published on Aug 01, 2022 10:46 AM IST
ByHindustan Times

Increasing production and consumption of millets

  • The article has been authored by Neelam Patel, a senior advisor and Saloni Bhutani, young professional, Agriculture and Allied Sectors Vertical, NITI Aayog.
Data on health indicators, as published by NFHS 5 India Report 2022, shows that 59.1% of women are anaemic, 35.5% of children are stunted, 32.1% of children are underweight, 24.0% and 22.9% of women and men are obese, and 8.9% of the population is diabetic. The humble millet is one such whole-grain crop which is not just beneficial for the consumer but also for the farmers, as well as the environment.
Data on health indicators, as published by NFHS 5 India Report 2022, shows that 59.1% of women are anaemic, 35.5% of children are stunted, 32.1% of children are underweight, 24.0% and 22.9% of women and men are obese, and 8.9% of the population is diabetic. The humble millet is one such whole-grain crop which is not just beneficial for the consumer but also for the farmers, as well as the environment.
Published on Jul 28, 2022 01:22 PM IST
ByNiti Aayog

Improving gender equality in non-profit boardrooms

  • The article has been authored by Neera Nundy, co-founder and partner, of the NGO Dasra and Aarti Madhusudan, founder, of the NGO Governance Counts.
According to a 2021 report by Deloitte, the number of women in boardrooms in India was 17.1%, nearly 3% lower than the global average of 19.7%.(HT Photo)
According to a 2021 report by Deloitte, the number of women in boardrooms in India was 17.1%, nearly 3% lower than the global average of 19.7%.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 28, 2022 02:46 PM IST
ByHindustan Times

Affordable technology for neuro-rehabilitation in LMICs

  • The article has been authored by Dorcas BC Gandhi, associate professor, Dr Sivakumar Balasubramaniun, professor and head of department CMC Vellore and Dr John M Solomon, associate professor and head of department, physiotherapy, Manipal Academy of Higher Education.
Technology for neurorehabilitation comes in various forms designed to address the different needs of the end users – patients, caregivers, and clinicians.  Most LMICs have to import these technologies from developed countries, thus making them expensive and unaffordable for the end user.
Technology for neurorehabilitation comes in various forms designed to address the different needs of the end users – patients, caregivers, and clinicians.  Most LMICs have to import these technologies from developed countries, thus making them expensive and unaffordable for the end user.
Published on Jul 27, 2022 12:06 PM IST
ByHindustan Times

How Indian minerals and metals fare in trade and FDI

  • The article has been authored by Rajesh Chadha, a senior fellow along with Ishita Kapoor, research analyst, Centre for Social and Economic Progress (CSEP), New Delhi.
India is a net exporter of iron and zinc ores. On the other hand, it is a net importer of bauxite, manganese ore, copper ore, lead ore, zinc ore, magnesite, apatite, rock phosphate, metals and their alloys such as aluminium copper, iron and steel, lead, and zinc.
India is a net exporter of iron and zinc ores. On the other hand, it is a net importer of bauxite, manganese ore, copper ore, lead ore, zinc ore, magnesite, apatite, rock phosphate, metals and their alloys such as aluminium copper, iron and steel, lead, and zinc.
Published on Jul 27, 2022 11:37 AM IST
ByCSEP

Kerala draft rules on labour codes: Does it liberalise women's economic opportunities?

The article has been authored by Anu Maria Francis, research associate, Centre for Public Policy Research
According to the Periodic Labour Force Survey (PLFS) data in 2018-19, the labour force participation of women in Kerala was 28.3% compared to 69.8% of men. The gender gap in labour force participation has been more evident in the secondary sector.((Pic for representation))
According to the Periodic Labour Force Survey (PLFS) data in 2018-19, the labour force participation of women in Kerala was 28.3% compared to 69.8% of men. The gender gap in labour force participation has been more evident in the secondary sector.((Pic for representation))
Updated on Jul 25, 2022 12:57 PM IST

Russia-Ukraine conflict and the future of energy transaction

The article has been authored by Ananya Raj Kakoti, associate with Indian-Political Action Committee (I-PAC) and a scholar of international relations, Gunwant Singh, scholar of international relations from Jawaharlal Nehru University.
Many countries have long relied on Russian oil and gas, which is one of the world's largest exporters of fossil fuels. However, because those exports are now politically unpalatable, they are frantically searching for alternative energy sources.(Bloomberg)
Many countries have long relied on Russian oil and gas, which is one of the world's largest exporters of fossil fuels. However, because those exports are now politically unpalatable, they are frantically searching for alternative energy sources.(Bloomberg)
Published on Jul 25, 2022 09:00 AM IST
ByHindustan Times

Common myths on blood shortage in India

  • The article is authored by Dr Parth Sharma, researcher, Ranita De, researcher in Lancet Citizen's Commission on Reimagining India’s Health System and Dr Vaikunth Ramesh.
The shortage of blood products has been a major public health problem in India. It is estimated that nearly 12,000 people lose their lives every single day due to the lack of blood products.(Twitter Photo)
The shortage of blood products has been a major public health problem in India. It is estimated that nearly 12,000 people lose their lives every single day due to the lack of blood products.(Twitter Photo)
Updated on Jul 22, 2022 02:42 PM IST
ByHindustan Times

Russia-Ukraine war could derail a renewable energy future

  • The article has been authored by Abhiroop Chowdhury, professor and Cosmin Corendea, vice dean, Jindal School of Environment and Sustainability, OP Jindal Global University, Sonipat, Haryana, India.
Russia is a hydrocarbon giant accounting for $ 5 million billion worth of crude oil and hydrocarbon exports in 2020. 42% of this exports (still) goes to European Union (EU), while 40% of the EU gas (and 65% of Germany’s gas) is sourced in the Russian hydrocarbon reserves of Caspian-Volga basin and eastern Siberia.(HT File)
Russia is a hydrocarbon giant accounting for $ 5 million billion worth of crude oil and hydrocarbon exports in 2020. 42% of this exports (still) goes to European Union (EU), while 40% of the EU gas (and 65% of Germany’s gas) is sourced in the Russian hydrocarbon reserves of Caspian-Volga basin and eastern Siberia.(HT File)
Published on Jul 20, 2022 10:00 AM IST
ByHindustan Times

Impact Of conflict on global energy goals

  • The article has been authored by Eeshan Chaturvedi, an assistant dean and associate professor, Jindal School of Environment and Sustainability, OP. Jindal Global University, India, Ph.D candidate, Stanford University.
The Russia-Ukraine conflict has had and continues to have, a severe impact on human life and mobility in the region.(Representative Photo)
The Russia-Ukraine conflict has had and continues to have, a severe impact on human life and mobility in the region.(Representative Photo)
Published on Jul 19, 2022 10:48 AM IST
ByHindustan Times

Teleradiology’s role in access to primary health care 

The article is authored by Arjun Kalyanpur, Teleradiology Solutions, Bengaluru
Teleradiology has been at the forefront of the telemedicine revolution, and a review of its value proposition in addressing our current healthcare challenges seems appropriate at this time.((Miguel Medina / AFP))
Teleradiology has been at the forefront of the telemedicine revolution, and a review of its value proposition in addressing our current healthcare challenges seems appropriate at this time.((Miguel Medina / AFP))
Published on Jul 18, 2022 09:00 AM IST
ByHindustan Times

Nosediving of cryptocurrencies: Beginning of a long haul?

  • The article has been authored by Partha Ray, a director of National Institute of Bank Management, Pune. The views expressed here are personal.
On April 1, 2022, the price of bitcoin (the leading cryptocurrency) was $ 46,222; it experienced a secular steep fall since then and touched $ 18,989 on June 18, 2022! Since then, it has witnessed some marginal recovery and tended to hover around $ 20,000 these days.(iStock)
On April 1, 2022, the price of bitcoin (the leading cryptocurrency) was $ 46,222; it experienced a secular steep fall since then and touched $ 18,989 on June 18, 2022! Since then, it has witnessed some marginal recovery and tended to hover around $ 20,000 these days.(iStock)
Updated on Jul 15, 2022 01:04 PM IST
ByHindustan Times

The Thar needs restoration; and greening is not the solution

  • The article has been authored by Chetan Misher  an ecologist studying the dry grasslands of India and their associated wildlife . And Priya R, a geologist who has worked on landscape ecology and management in Rajasthan and the Western Ghats.
 Today, while we are celebrating the 75th Independence of our nation, our desert is greener than it ever was. Yet this greening does not symbolise a healthy functional state of the Thar ecosystem.
 Today, while we are celebrating the 75th Independence of our nation, our desert is greener than it ever was. Yet this greening does not symbolise a healthy functional state of the Thar ecosystem.
Published on Jul 15, 2022 12:36 PM IST
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Diverging US and Indian approaches to Europe: The problem of Ukraine

  • The report has been authored by S. Paul Kapur.
India and the US must reconcile their approaches to strategic developments in Europe.
India and the US must reconcile their approaches to strategic developments in Europe.
Published on Jul 13, 2022 04:58 PM IST
ByORF

Robust EMS can save so many lives

The article is authored by Prabhdeep Singh, founder and CEO StanPlus, India's largest medical emergency response platform
 So many people have lost their lives at mass gatherings due to a lack of adequate Emergency Medical Services (EMS). While it would be appropriate to have a dedicated EMS facility at events, (HT File)
 So many people have lost their lives at mass gatherings due to a lack of adequate Emergency Medical Services (EMS). While it would be appropriate to have a dedicated EMS facility at events, (HT File)
Updated on Jul 11, 2022 09:45 AM IST
ByHindustan Times

Men should be equal partners in family planning

The article is authored by Ashutosh Kaushik, CEO, Foundation for Reproductive Health Services (FRHS), India.
In a country like India, where men are hesitant to undergo vasectomies or use condoms, the responsibility of family planning rests solely on the women.((RAVINDRA JOSHI/HT))
In a country like India, where men are hesitant to undergo vasectomies or use condoms, the responsibility of family planning rests solely on the women.((RAVINDRA JOSHI/HT))
Updated on Jul 11, 2022 09:31 AM IST
ByHindustan Times

Preventive Healthcare – An insight into heart health

  • The article has been authored by Dr Prathap C Reddy, chairman, Apollo Hospitals Group.
Heart disease can be a silent killer with 75% of the patients being unaware of the disease resulting in only one-fourth taking any kind of medical or surgical treatment. Today, cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) including ischaemic heart disease and cerebrovascular events such as stroke are the leading causes of death globally.(Pixabay)
Heart disease can be a silent killer with 75% of the patients being unaware of the disease resulting in only one-fourth taking any kind of medical or surgical treatment. Today, cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) including ischaemic heart disease and cerebrovascular events such as stroke are the leading causes of death globally.(Pixabay)
Published on Jul 09, 2022 09:23 PM IST
ByHindustan Times

Digitalisation of rural communities is the way forward

  • The article has been authored by Jong-Jin Kim, an assistant director-general and regional representative, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).
The digital revolution sweeping rural areas of Asia and the Pacific holds great promise, not everyone is benefiting equally.(HT_PRINT)
The digital revolution sweeping rural areas of Asia and the Pacific holds great promise, not everyone is benefiting equally.(HT_PRINT)
Published on Jul 08, 2022 05:57 PM IST
ByHindustan Times

LaMDA: The hype about Google AI being sentient

  • The article has been authored by Sanur Sharma, an associate fellow, Manohar Parrikar Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses.
LaMDA: Google’s Language Model for Dialogue Applications.
LaMDA: Google’s Language Model for Dialogue Applications.
Published on Jul 07, 2022 03:50 PM IST
ByHindustan Times
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