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Bike Ambulance service launched in remote villages of Gadchiroli

75 and going strong: India’s quantum leap in healthcare

In 1947, India’s health expectancy was a mere 32 years. But today it is 70 years. We are nearing the 81-year...

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Republic Day and other musings

The splendour of the Republic Day parade cannot be exaggerated. The setting is breathtaking. Heads of state and government seldom...

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Davos 2023: Can there be unity in a fragmented world?

One school of thought argues that the event in Davos is no longer fit to solve problems of this nature...

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Nadda, part of BJP Troika

The Bharatiya Janata Party’s metamorphosis is not only aimed at strengthening the organisation but also laying out a new blueprint...

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Watch out for domain name scams

Such scams originating from China and other countries are a growing concern. Domain name scams on the internet have become...

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Cool Breeze: Out of the Shadows

Out of the Shadows The launch of former Intelligence Bureau chief A.S. Dulat’s memoirs in the capital saw a houseful,...

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China unleashes a fresh invasion

Many countries are detecting over 25% of incoming Chinese travellers as infected. But the global pushback is muted. China unleashed...

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Mr Guterres, end the Ukraine war

Neither Russia nor Ukraine nor the EU is gaining from this war, neither is the rest of the world, especially...

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Cool Breeze: The Jadu carries on

The Jadu carries on Javed Akhtar was in the ITV Network studio last week for an interview on a book...

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Xi Jinping: The anatomy of an autocrat

A better understanding of the personality disorders and socio-political factors that create dictators may help democratic forces to proactively identify...

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If Rahul is to be believed, Pandavas were opposed to GST, demonetisation

Bharat Jodo Yatra discourse provides bizarre ‘insight’ on India’s past, sans a map for its future. Rahul Gandhi’s Bharat Jodo...

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Pakistan, a country ruined by its Army

Most countries have armies, but in Pakistan the army has a country. Had M.A. Jinnah and Nawabzada Liaquat Ali Khan...

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The Global South can lead Davos discussions

A collective effort where the developed world collaborates with emerging markets to create sustainable solutions is the need of the...

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Congress invokes the Mahatma against BJP

The Congress appears to have suddenly revised its strategy to take on the Bharatiya Janata Party, both at the national...

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Baabu’s story

What about work, employment, today’s youth? Tauji is quick to answer. ‘Oh all they can think about is selling the...