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On Her Own Account: Impact of Strengthening Women’s Financial Control 

Updated on Oct 20, 2021 12:07 PM IST

 The study has been authored by:- Erica Field, Professor of Economics and Global Health, Duke University -Rohini Pande, Professor of Economics and Director of Economic Growth Center, Yale University -Natalia Rigol, Assistant Professor, Harvard Business School -Simone Schaner, Assistant Professor of Economics, University of Southern California -Charity Troyer Moore, Director for South Asia Economics Research, MacMillan Center, Yale University

The study findings shine a spotlight on the importance of providing women with control over their own income through personal bank accounts and banking training.
ByHindustan Times

World Food Day 2021: An indispensable march to ending hunger

The piece has been authored by QU Dongyu, Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

India is now behind neighbours Pakistan, Bangladesh and Nepal, according to the Global Hunger Index that is based on estimates by the UN’s FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization). (AP)
Updated on Oct 17, 2021 07:16 PM IST
ByHindustan Times

Economic growth, trade, human development and emissions in BRIC countries

This study is authored by Sudipta Sen, assistant professor, Jindal School of Banking & Finance; and Avik Sinha, associate professor, Goa Institute of Management

BRIC countries emissions increased for these economies for the period from 2011 to 2015, with Brazil growing at 1.15%, Russia 12.6%, India 1.7% and China 6.7% (World Bank, 2015).
Published on Oct 15, 2021 04:54 PM IST
ByHindustan Times

Crude oil and sectoral stock market indices

Vaneet Bhatia, assistant professor and assistant dean (research) Jindal School of Banking & Finance, O P Jindal Global University

Results in mean indicate that crude oil has a strong impact on all sectoral stock market returns.(REUTERS)
Updated on Oct 14, 2021 10:51 AM IST
ByOP Jindal Global University

AUKUS and Kunming-172: An Alert for Indonesia

The piece has been authored by Andrew W Mantong, researcher, Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), Indonesia

US President Joe Biden participated in a virtual press conference on national security with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson (R) and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison in the East Room of the White House in Washington. (AFP)
Published on Oct 13, 2021 09:36 PM IST

Quad embraces Asean spirit of cooperation

The piece has been authored by Mehdi Hussain, assistant professor, department of political science, Kirori Mal College

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, US President Joe Biden and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison pose before the Quad summit, in Washington DC. (ANI)(HT_PRINT)
Published on Oct 13, 2021 03:38 PM IST
ByHindustan Times

India’s path to power: Strategy in a world adrift

The study has been authored by Yamini Aiyar, Shivshankar Menon, Sunil Khilnani, Srinath Raghavan, Ajit Ranade, Shyam Saran and others

The guiding assumption of India’s strategic thinking has been a distinctive conception of power.
Published on Oct 13, 2021 03:24 PM IST
ByCentre for Policy Research

Sex ratio at birth in India: Recent trends and patterns

The study has been authored by Purushottam M. Kulkarni for the United Nations Population Fund

The instances of gender biased sex selection are obviously not recorded but the numbers of cases can be estimated indirectly based on the deviation of the observed SRB from the natural level.(Representative image)
Published on Oct 12, 2021 05:51 PM IST
ByUnited Nations Population Fund

Covid-19 and a surge in unplanned pregnancies in India

The article has been authored by Dr Ratnabali Chakravorty, Obstetrician and Gynaecologist; Director, MAGS IVF and Infertility Centre, chairperson, National Advocacy Committee, Indian Menopause Society.

A survey conducted by the World Health Organization suggested a 68% disruption to family planning and contraceptive services across 105 countries amidst covid-19.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Oct 19, 2021 02:54 PM IST
ByHindustan Times

How is India using its solar pumps for irrigation?

The study has been authored by Anas Rahman and Abhishek Jain

While the technology is green, it is important to understand its on-ground usage after deployment.(AFP)
Published on Oct 11, 2021 01:39 PM IST
ByCouncil on Energy, Environment and Water

Strengthening nursing and midwifery for enhancing health care services in India

The piece has been authored by Leila Varkey Sc.D, Centre for Catalyzing Change and commissioner associated with The Lancet Commission on Re-imagining India’s Health System.

Measures such as the integration of ASHAs into the health workforce, and families providing substitute bedside nursing care in hospitals, hide some of this acute shortage in the public health system.
Published on Oct 05, 2021 01:54 PM IST
ByHindustan Times

Transforming food systems for rural prosperity

The study has been conducted by International Fund for Agricultural Development

The report examines how opportunities in the food system can generate more diversified and equitable outcomes. (AP Photo)
Updated on Oct 05, 2021 10:34 AM IST

Turning the tide: Is Mumbai ready for the next wave?

The study has been authored by Sayli Udas Manikikar

MumbaisS unique health service delivery system is led by the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) and aided by a robust private hospital network.(AFP)
Published on Oct 02, 2021 02:39 PM IST

Playing catch-up: Looming trade questions for India and South Asia

The study has been authored by Sanjay Kathuria, TG Srinivasan, and Prachi Agarwal

India, have been timid in their overall approach to international trade.
Published on Oct 01, 2021 12:28 PM IST

Neighbourhood’s first responder: India’s approach to humanitarian assistance

Saneet Chakradeo is a research analyst with the Centre for Social and Economic Progress.

India’s leading role thus paradoxically also exposed the absence of effective regional mechanisms for disaster relief in South Asia.(AFP)
Updated on Sep 30, 2021 07:06 PM IST
ByCentre for Social and Economic Progress

Health workforce in India: Why, where and how to invest?

The study has been authored by Prof Sanjay Zodpey, Dr Anup Karan and Dr Himanshu Negandhi of Public Health Foundation of India in collaboration with World Health Organization

Investments made in HRH not only strengthen the health system but also generate employment and contribute to economic growth (WHO).
Published on Sep 30, 2021 10:43 AM IST
ByPublic Health Foundation of India

An implementation roadmap for EV charging infrastructure

The piece has been authored by Randheer Singh is Senior Specialist-Electric Mobility, NITI Aayog; Chaitanya Kanuri is manager, Electric Mobility at the World Resources Institute India. 

India is among a handful of countries that support the global EV30@30 campaign, which targets to have at least 30% new vehicle sales be electric by 2030.
Published on Sep 27, 2021 03:56 PM IST
ByNiti Aayog

Devising an Indian policy on Sanctions for Pakistan

The study has been authored by Ambika Khanna, former senior researcher, International Law, Gateway House

On-going violence in Afghanistan has raised demands to sanction Pakistan for its support of the Afghan Taliban. Countries, which want a stable Afghanistan and believe in human values, must consider the option of such sanctions targeted at the Pakistani military.
Published on Sep 23, 2021 06:17 PM IST
ByHindustan Times

Understanding the methane economy

The study has been authored by Chaitanya Giri, Fellow for Space and Ocean Studies, Gateway House

Recent scientific advances in chemical and energy engineering technologies are making it possible to crack methane into gaseous hydrogen and solid carbon on a commercial scale. FILE PHOTO(REUTERS)
Published on Sep 22, 2021 04:25 PM IST
ByGateway House

How can Indians reduce their son bias

The study has been authored by Dr Anjini Kochar who teaches at Stanford University and is a senior fellow at the International Initiative for Impact Evaluation and others

Pandemic reinforces gender inequality, women have just 76% of men’s legal rights(Twitter/G3nderE)
Updated on Sep 22, 2021 09:05 AM IST
ByHindustan Times

Climate change, competition, and power sector

The piece has been authored by Prasanth Regy, who is a consultant with NITI Aayog.

Along with global warming, climate change has also led to an increase in the frequency of extreme weather events, including more intense rainfall and flooding. 
Updated on Sep 19, 2021 10:15 PM IST
ByNiti Aayog

Reimagining human resources for health in India

The piece has been authored by Thelma Narayan is a public health professional and health activist who currently works as an honorary Community Health Adviser at Centre for Public Health and Equity

The pandemic brings to our collective mind the need for a futuristic, planned, scientific, evidence-based approach to addressing health workforce
Published on Sep 17, 2021 01:31 PM IST
ByHindustan Times

‘More health for the money’: Obtaining more value from financing

The piece has been authored by Nachiket Mor, visiting scientist at The Banyan Academy of Leadership in Mental Health.

The contribution by the government is clearly too low and needs to go up substantially.
Updated on Sep 15, 2021 01:13 PM IST
ByHindustan Times

India’s e-commerce regulatory contradictions: P2B regulatory blindspot

The study has been authored by Manjushree RM

In light of the growing importance of e-commerce to the Indian economy, regulatory attention towards such issues and the inherent power imbalances in P2B relationships is the need of the hour.
Published on Sep 14, 2021 04:45 PM IST
ByVidhi Centre for Legal Policy

How fair is India’s non-fuel mine auction process?

The study has been authored by Rajesh Chadha and Ganesh Sivamani

According to the ministry of mines, 114 non-fuel mines have been successfully auctioned as of August 2021.(Representational Image / REUTERS)
Updated on Sep 14, 2021 02:20 PM IST
ByCentre for Social and Economic Progress

The continuing challenge of Covid-19: Lessons from the second wave

The piece has been authored by Dr Virander Singh Chauhan, Arturo Falaschi emeritus scientist and founder, ETI, Deepali Khanna, managing director, Asia Regional Office, Rockefeller Foundation

To prepare the nation for the next wave, it is crucial to address the gaps in the health care infrastructure.(PTI Photo)
Published on Sep 13, 2021 03:44 PM IST
ByHindustan Times

ASEAN’s Lilliputian progress in Myanmar

The piece has been authored by Shrabana Barua, ICSSR Doctoral Candidate, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University

In this April 22, 2021, file photo, flags of some of the ASEAN member countries fly at the ASEAN Secretariat in Jakarta, Indonesia. (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana, File)(AP)
Published on Sep 11, 2021 05:36 PM IST

How Covid Impacted urban women workforce in India

The study has been authored by Ashwini Deshpande

In August 2020, for women, the likelihood of being employed was 9% points lower than that for men, compared to April 2019, conditional on previous employment
Published on Sep 11, 2021 01:24 PM IST
ByAshoka University

East Sikkim best performing district: North-Eastern SDG Index by NITI Aayog 

The study has been authored by Sanyuka Samaddar

New Delhi: Vice-Chairman NITI Aayog Rajiv Kumar along with the Union Minister for Culture, Tourism and Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) G. Kishan Reddy launches the �North Eastern Region District SDG Index India & Dashboard, 2021-22�, in New Delhi, Thursday, Aug 26, 2021. (PIB/PTI Photo) (PTI08_26_2021_000185B)(PTI)
Updated on Sep 10, 2021 06:24 PM IST
ByNiti Aayog

Effective Migraine Care: Gaps and Barriers

The piece has been authored by Dr Debashish Chowdhury, professor and head of neurology, G B Pant Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research (GIPMER) and in-charge, Headache Clinic, GIPMER, New Delhi

This Migraine Awareness Week, it is important to take a step towards enhanced understanding of this invisible illness so we can usher in a new era of care.
Updated on Sep 10, 2021 10:30 AM IST
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