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In Pablo Escobar’s death, one cog in the wheel was removed but the problem of drug usage and addiction remained(REUTERS)

Campaign against drugs, save young people | Opinion

By Shashi Shekhar
UPDATED ON SEP 27, 2020 07:06 PM IST
It is clear that our TV channels are either incapable of or uninterested in providing a healthy balance of different kinds of news, especially during a crisis of this magnitude.
Several changes may usher in more egalitarian growth, driving investments the government should always have made and enabling a wider base of consumption(Himanshu Vyas / Hindustan Times)
Several changes may usher in more egalitarian growth, driving investments the government should always have made and enabling a wider base of consumption(Himanshu Vyas / Hindustan Times)

The pandemic will change public life as we know it| Analysis

By Govind Sankaranarayanan
UPDATED ON APR 14, 2020 08:44 PM IST
The State’s role will expand. There will be more welfare projects, and a greater openness to technology
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani. Without putting boots on the ground, India must play a much bigger role in Afghanistan, including to safeguard the multibillion-dollar assistance it has provided that country, and to checkmate Pakistan(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani. Without putting boots on the ground, India must play a much bigger role in Afghanistan, including to safeguard the multibillion-dollar assistance it has provided that country, and to checkmate Pakistan(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)

How US policy in Af-Pak has hurt Indian interests | Analysis

By Brahma Chellaney
UPDATED ON SEP 16, 2019 09:30 PM IST
India’s regional security approach has been cautious. It must capitalise on the goodwill it enjoys in Afghanistan
The rush of new legislations — by Republican-ruled Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, Ohio, and Utah — are meant to provoke a legal challenge that could send the issue back to the court’s conservative-majority bench.(NYT PHOTO)
The rush of new legislations — by Republican-ruled Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, Ohio, and Utah — are meant to provoke a legal challenge that could send the issue back to the court’s conservative-majority bench.(NYT PHOTO)

US President Trump joins abortion debate with an eye on 2020 elections

Hindustan Times, Washington | By Yashwant Raj
UPDATED ON MAY 19, 2019 10:54 PM IST
In a new conservative push predicated on the hope that the new Trump-created conservative majority on the Supreme Court bench will overturn the earlier decision, Republican-ruled states have been enacting severely restrictive laws banning abortion from the detection of fetal heartbeat and make no exceptions.
The US military is readying to test missiles banned by a Cold War-era arms control pact with Moscow that is set to end formally this year after President Donald Trump withdrew from it over Russian violations.(AFP)
The US military is readying to test missiles banned by a Cold War-era arms control pact with Moscow that is set to end formally this year after President Donald Trump withdrew from it over Russian violations.(AFP)

US planning to test long-banned missiles

Washington | By Indo Asian News Service
PUBLISHED ON MAR 14, 2019 03:03 PM IST
The US military plans to test a ground-launched cruise missile with a range of about 600 miles in August and a midrange ballistic missile with a range of about 1,800 to 2,500 miles in November.
President George HW Bush talks to reporters in the Rose Garden of the White House after meeting with top military advisors to discuss the Persian Gulf War in this Feb. 11, 1991 photo.(AP File)
President George HW Bush talks to reporters in the Rose Garden of the White House after meeting with top military advisors to discuss the Persian Gulf War in this Feb. 11, 1991 photo.(AP File)

George HW Bush’s single term in the White House shaped US history for decades

Washington | By Reuters
UPDATED ON DEC 01, 2018 03:17 PM IST
At a time when the Cold War was ending and the influence of Soviet-style communism was withering, Bush’s military and diplomatic actions firmly cast the United States as the world’s leading superpower.
Former US President George HW Bush waves as he enters the second session of the 2008 Republican National Convention in St. Paul, Minnesota September 2, 2008.(Reuters File Photo)
Former US President George HW Bush waves as he enters the second session of the 2008 Republican National Convention in St. Paul, Minnesota September 2, 2008.(Reuters File Photo)

George HW Bush, the former US president who saw America through Cold War

Bloomberg, Washington | By Laurence Arnold
UPDATED ON DEC 01, 2018 03:18 PM IST
President Donald Trump said on Saturday the United States will exit the Cold-War era Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty(AFP)
President Donald Trump said on Saturday the United States will exit the Cold-War era Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty(AFP)

Citing Russian violations US to exit nuclear treaty, says Trump

Elko (Nevada) | By Reuters
UPDATED ON OCT 21, 2018 09:25 AM IST
Washington believes Moscow is developing and has deployed a ground-launched system in breach of the INF treaty that could allow Moscow to launch a nuclear strike on Europe at short notice.
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