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Emerging domains of conflict in the 21st century

Published on Dec 02, 2022 02:04 PM IST
This paper highlights five emerging domains of conflict that will characterise the remainder of the first half of the 21st century.

Policy imperatives for India’s integration into electronics GVCs

Recent years have highlighted the global headwinds against China's increasingly aggressive moves in the Indo-Pacific region.
Published on Nov 29, 2022 03:12 PM IST

Improving India’s justice delivery system: Why infrastructure matters

According to the National Mission for Justice Delivery and Legal Reforms, adequate judicial infrastructure is a prerequisite for reducing delays in cases.
Published on Nov 29, 2022 02:51 PM IST

Explainer on the Supreme Court upholding the EWS quota

SC order on EWS: What will be the impact on Maratha reservation issue?
Published on Nov 16, 2022 11:17 AM IST

The growing popularity of flexible office spaces

According to a report, the flex workspace stock is expected to cross 60 million square feet in metro and non-metro cities by 2023. (Pexels)
Published on Nov 07, 2022 07:06 PM IST

The need for cutting-edge technologies for secure banking infrastructure

Cyber fraud incidents went up from 2,08,456 in 2018 to 14,02,809 cases in 2021.
Updated on Oct 29, 2022 04:22 PM IST

The NCAER-NSE Business Expectations Survey for India: Second Quarter 2022–23

NCAER expects India to grow 11.5% in the June quarter and in the range of 8.4-10.1% in FY22.
Published on Oct 28, 2022 01:55 PM IST

Moving towards an inclusive India

Under the aegis of the ministry of housing and urban affairs, the National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA), through its Building Accessible Safe and Inclusive Indian Cities (BASIIC) programme, has been systematically working towards bringing this transformation and mainstreaming inclusion in urban India.
Published on Oct 28, 2022 05:31 PM IST

How sports can be a marker for holistic development

India had a rich tradition of sports and games prior to the British era.
Published on Oct 27, 2022 01:24 PM IST

India’s trilateral diplomacy format in New York

External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar participates in the India-UAE-France trilateral Ministerial meeting with counterparts Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan and Catherine Colonna, in New York on Tuesday. (S Jaishankar Twitter)
Updated on Oct 25, 2022 01:09 PM IST

India and the Blue Economy: Synergies in the neighbourhood

It is useful to mention that Blue Economy has been identified as a special focus area of the IORA.
Published on Oct 25, 2022 11:08 AM IST

Affordable housing in Bhubaneswar

The Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) has embarked on the ambitious task of creating a roadmap for the production of 100,000 affordable housing units.
Published on Oct 13, 2022 03:42 PM IST

India and the G20: Opportunity to create a lasting inclusive approach

India’s upcoming 2023 G20 presidency, beginning in December 2022, provides an opportunity to discuss avenues and challenges for a more inclusive approach to the G20.
Published on Oct 10, 2022 06:48 PM IST

Digitally empowering micro -entrepreneurs

India is home to thousands of microenterprise clusters as well as millions of distributed entrepreneurs who can become job creators.
Published on Oct 08, 2022 03:44 PM IST

The need for plastic de-addiction

As plastic waste (literally) takes over our lives, here’s a reality check: There is a lot to do in the field of environment.
Published on Oct 03, 2022 12:39 PM IST

We must modify and transform our agri-food systems

The wake-up call came two years ago with the arrival of a global pandemic. While food production didn’t come to a halt, the lockdowns and supply chain disruptions that followed took a serious toll on this interdependent system.(HT File)
Published on Oct 03, 2022 12:30 PM IST

How can the government revive agricultural reforms?

The findings brought out in the SCC report at the end of 2021, indicated that the majority of the Farmer Organisations (FOs) that participated in the discussions supported the farm laws in its entirety, while a few supported it with minor suggestions and a meagre four did not support it at all.
Updated on Sep 30, 2022 10:37 AM IST

Reintroducing the cheetah will save our grasslands

The MoEF wanted to reintroduce cheetahs in Kuno, Madhya Pradesh, which, along with other areas, was occupied by the cheetah in historic times. The reason for choosing cheetah was the conservation benefits.
Published on Sep 17, 2022 11:41 AM IST

Dispelling myths about universal iron fortification

According to research done by Indian researchers, like Dr Dipty Jain, many children with sickle cell disease have an iron deficiency as well.
Published on Sep 09, 2022 05:43 PM IST

Why India needs to secure its critical minerals supply chains

Critical minerals are mineral resources, either primary or processed, which are essential for the production processes of an economy and for the national security of the country. 
Published on Sep 09, 2022 05:32 PM IST

For India Inc, nature conservation needs to be a priority

Nature conservation is concerned with the protection of nature and its resources that are vital for the survival of the planet and all its inhabitants. But India has a poor record on that front. The country barely achieved 2.8% of its plantation target under the government’s 10-year afforestation scheme, the Green India Mission (GIM), according to the Economic Survey 2020-21.
Published on Sep 01, 2022 05:40 PM IST

The Crossing of the re line of Euro-dollar Parity

As per the July 2022 estimates (the latest available) of the Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union, seasonally adjusted GDP increased by 0.7 per cent in the euro area in the second quarter of 2022, compared with the previous quarter.
Published on Aug 26, 2022 12:19 PM IST

Remote Learning Paradox in Developing Asia

In a report published by UNICEF on online digital learning, they termed this phenomenon of shifting to online education as a remote learning paradox, as 1.38 billion school-aged children in the world do not have access to the internet at home.
Published on Aug 26, 2022 12:02 PM IST

Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030: Change management in societal transformation

Vision 2030 is an ambitious roadmap for Saudi Arabia’s transformation announced by Crown Prince and de-facto ruler Mohammed bin Salman in 2016.
Published on Aug 25, 2022 01:02 PM IST

Which way are cryptocurrencies headed?

The recent rapid meltdown in the crypto market has further cemented this view. In the past several weeks, more investors have exited the crypto markets rather than enter it.
Updated on Aug 22, 2022 10:21 AM IST

Withdrawal of the Personal Data Protection bill 2021: The way forward

The right to privacy which could be understood as the right to be left alone has always been at odds with the right to freedom of expression.
Published on Aug 16, 2022 01:32 PM IST

Using construction technologies to solve mass housing woes

The Union government’s flagship affordable housing scheme—Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana–Urban (PMAY-U)—marks a break from previous housing schemes by making serious efforts at mainstreaming alternate construction technologies.(PTI PHOTO)
Published on Aug 13, 2022 04:10 PM IST

Implementing a national digital ID biometrics-based programme

The pandemic has shown that remote governmental services such as applying for and renewing ID documents, filling out tax returns, requesting repeat medical prescriptions, accessing online telemedicine appointments and voting are necessary for the functioning of society.
Updated on Aug 12, 2022 02:45 PM IST

India needs stronger copyright and IP laws

India has improved its IP score by 13%, but it still ranks 43 out of the 55 countries as per the International IP Index, 2022.
Published on Aug 11, 2022 01:28 PM IST

Digital markets and competitive behaviour 

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.
Updated on Aug 08, 2022 07:01 PM IST
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