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Re-evaluating bioweapons amid global political fragility

Published on Jan 17, 2023 04:45 PM IST

This paper has been authored by Shambhavi Naik.

Re-evaluating bioweapons amid global political fragility(AP/ HT File)
ByHindustan Times

Voice of Global South Summit, a signpost to next G20 Summit

This article has been authored by Rajiv Bhatia, Distinguished Fellow Gateway House and a former Ambassador.

The G20 summit will be the biggest multilateral event held in India in four decades, the last being the 7th summit of the Non-Aligned Movement in 1983 (ANI)(HT File)
Published on Jan 17, 2023 04:25 PM IST
ByHindustan Times

Assessing co-benefits from metro rail in India

The article has been authored by This study has been authored by Dhaval Desai and Promit Mookherjee.

Rapid population growth and the expansion of metropolitan regions are defining features of India’s economic growth story. (HT File)
Published on Jan 16, 2023 04:56 PM IST

Accelerating climate action with social entrepreneurship

The article has been authored by Alankrita Khera, director, brand & communications at ACT, a non-profit venture philanthropy platform that focuses on climate action, education, health care and gender inclusivity.

The issue of climate finance has been raised at the Sharm el-Sheikh Climate Change Conference. (AFP)
Published on Jan 14, 2023 01:11 PM IST
ByHindustan Times

Everything that’s wrong with carbon offsets and what can we do about it?

This article has been authored by Ramnath Vaidyanathan, AVP & Head- Environmental Sustainability, Godrej Industries Limited & Associate Companies.

Carbon offsets are a mitigation strategy and do not address the pertinent issue of absolute CO2 emissions reduction, which should be the primary driver for climate.(AP (Representative Image))
Published on Jan 12, 2023 12:28 PM IST
ByHindustan Times

India’s G20 Presidency - A shorter path to fulfill SDGs amidst the climate change

The article is authored by Shilpa S, associate, Centre for Public Policy Research.

India’s presidency will not be a mere transition of roles, rather a leap forward to fulfilling leadership roles among the emerging economies in the G20.
Updated on Jan 10, 2023 02:03 PM IST

Listen to your body, it could save your life

The article has been authored by Dr Meenu Walia, medical oncologist with 30 years of medical experience.

Foul smell and abnormal discharge: Do not ignore these alarming signs as these symptoms may be of cervical cancer.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Jan 06, 2023 05:24 PM IST
ByHindustan Times

How to deal with cervical cancer in time

Dr. Anjana Chauhan, director, Anurikaa Empowerment Foundation, Anurikaa Wellness Initiative, Ahmedabad, Gujarat.

In India, it is estimated that 1,25,000 new cases are detected each year and nearly 70,000 premature deaths due to undiagnosed and untreated cervical cancer.(HT File)
Updated on Jan 07, 2023 03:16 PM IST
ByHindustan Times

Learning to use antimicrobials responsibly

The article has been authored by Kamini Walia, Indian Council of Medical Research, New Delhi.

Antibiotic resistance happens when bugs become immune to existing drugs, like antibiotics, antivirals or antifungals, rendering minor injuries and common infections potentially deadly.(Shutterstock/HT Archive)
Published on Jan 06, 2023 04:11 PM IST
ByHindustan Times

The future of health is preventive, personalized and onmichannel

The article has been authored by Dr Prathap C Reddy, founder & chairman, Apollo Hospitals.

According to a report, India is estimated to lose $4.58 trillion by 2030 due to non-communicable diseases which account for nearly 60% of annual deaths in the country.(Shutterstock)
Published on Jan 06, 2023 04:05 PM IST
ByHindustan Times

Demystifying the challenges of low-income housing delivery: The case Of Delhi

The article has been authored by Ismail Haque, Malay Kotal and Meera M L.

While a majority of flats in the scheme — close to 11,500 — are for the low income group (LIG), there are 205 flats in the high income group category (HIG) and these are located in Vasant Kunj and Jasola. (Representative image/HT Archive)
Published on Jan 04, 2023 02:09 PM IST

Rules for an energy-secure global green hydrogen economy

The article has been authored by Arunabha Ghosh, Tulika Gupta, and others.

Decarbonised hydrogen, produced by reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, could help decarbonise heavy industries such as steel, ammonia and petrochemicals, as well as long-distance freight transport and energy storage, and become integral to novel applications such as sustainable aviation fuels (SAF).
Published on Jan 03, 2023 01:03 PM IST
ByCouncil on Energy, Environment and Water

Skills: The new business currency

The article has been authored by Jagdish Mitra, chief strategy officer & head of growth, Tech Mahindra

The world is constantly re-inventing itself, and today technological advancements have not only redefined the way we work, interact, and connect, but have also paved the way for a better future.
Published on Jan 01, 2023 01:14 PM IST
ByHindustan Times

India-Ireland trade and investment opportunities post-Brexit

The article has been authored by Nisha Taneja, Isha Dayal, Tanu M. Goyal and Sanya Dua.

India is a net exporter of goods to Ireland and there is potential for increasing trade further.
Published on Dec 28, 2022 04:27 PM IST

Changing geopolitics and the emergence of a new global order

The article has been authored by Aparajitha Nair, journalist, Hindustan Times.

As the year 2022 comes to an end, some of the major global issues have not been resolved.
Updated on Dec 28, 2022 03:55 PM IST
ByAparajitha Nair

Is efficiency the key for a sustainable energy policy in India?

The article is based on the study done by Nicholas Ryan. He has field-worked with J-PAL South Asia at IFMR.

The Government of India places a high priority on energy efficiency in manufacturing. (REUTERS)
Updated on Dec 27, 2022 06:36 PM IST
ByHindustan Times

Influenza and whooping cough (pertussis) vaccines in pregnancy

The article has been authored by Tila Khan, MVSc, PhD (Virology), and Dipanwita Sengupta, PhD, Lancet Citizens’ Commission Fellows.

With the evidence of Delta (B.1.617.2) variant of SARS-CoV-2, (the virus that causes COVID-19), causing severe disease in pregnant women and endangering pregnancy, the Government of India in July 2021 approved and administered COVID-19 vaccines to all pregnant women as part of their standard antenatal care programme.
Published on Dec 26, 2022 05:09 PM IST
ByHindustan Times

War, winter and the energy crisis in Europe

The article has been authored by Ananya Raj Kakoti and Gunwant Singh, scholars of international relation, Jawaharlal Nehru University.

Greece Energy Crisis: Wind turbines are seen on a hill in front of a power station in Greece,(Reuters)
Updated on Dec 26, 2022 05:40 PM IST
ByHindustan Times

Anwar Ibrahim’s unity government: A tightrope walk

The article has been authored by Rahul Mishra, director, Centre for ASEAN Regionalism Universiti Malaya (CARUM), and coordinator, European Studies Programme, Asia-Europe Institute, University of Malaya, Malaysia. He tweets @rahulmishr_

File photo of Malaysia's Anwar Ibrahim.(REUTERS)
Published on Dec 24, 2022 11:57 AM IST
ByHindustan Times

Challenges before the new Malaysian government

The article has been authored by Sriparna Pathak, associate professor and director, Centre for Northeast Asian Studies, OP Jindal University.

On November 19th, Malaysia held its 15th general elections, and on November 24, long-time opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim was sworn in as Malaysia’s tenth prime minister (PM). (REUTERS)
Published on Dec 24, 2022 11:48 AM IST
ByHindustan Times

Opportunities for G20 under India’s presidency

The article has been authored by Dirk Willem te Velde and Prachi Agarwal.

New Delhi: Humayun's Tomb is illuminated displaying the logo of G20 Summit 2023, to be held in India, in New Delhi, Thursday, Dec.1, 2022. (PTI Photo/Atul Yadav) (PTI12_01_2022_000429B) (PTI)
Published on Dec 22, 2022 01:33 PM IST

The role of perceptions in India-Germany relations

The article has been authored by Gurjit Singh.

The paper traces the roots of perception-building between India and Germany, and offers recommendations for creating perceptions according to the requirements of a growing strategic partnership in a multipolar world.(Pixabay)
Published on Dec 21, 2022 03:14 PM IST

Promoting efficiency in power generation in India

The article has been authored by Rishi Kant and Himanshu Khushwaha.

Following the Covid-19 second wave in the middle of 2021, as economies started recovering, there was sudden rise in power demand.
Updated on Dec 31, 2022 12:18 AM IST

Shraddha and Aftab: The Star-Crossed Lovers

The article has been authored by Anita Anand, Clinical Therapist, Greenfields Health and Healing.

Aaftab Poonawala and Shraddha Walkar. (File)
Published on Dec 19, 2022 02:03 PM IST
ByHindustan Times

What to expect from the EU-Asean Summit?

The article has been authored by Rahul Mishra, director, Centre for Asean Regionalism Universiti Malaya (CARUM), and coordinator, European Studies Programme, Asia-Europe Institute, University of Malaya, Malaysia and Neevia Kurup, project assistant, Centre for Asean Regionalism Universiti Malaya and research scholar at the Asia-Europe Institute, University of Malaya.

Taking a major leap forward in their relationship, the European Union (EU) and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) are convening their first-ever summit on December 14 in Brussels. (
Published on Dec 13, 2022 02:19 PM IST
ByHindustan Times

A purpose-driven digital transformation for nano financing

The article has been authored by Sucharita Mukherjee, co-founder & CEO, Kaleidofin which enables access to credit for nano-entrepreneurs who have limited collateral, credit history or formal cashflow statements.

Mass digitisation is one way to increase access to financial services but despite various efforts, there are still many gaps.
Published on Dec 12, 2022 05:43 PM IST
ByHindustan Times

Bring cities to the high table of global climate policies

The article has been authored by Hitesh Vaidya, director and Sayli Mankikar, head, City Climate Alliance, National Institute of Urban Affairs.

New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg once famously said, “While nations talk, but too often drag their heels—cities act”.
Published on Dec 12, 2022 05:28 PM IST
ByHindustan Times

Revenge, attack and not ceasefire: Tehrik- e-Taliban's new decree

The article has been authored by Soumya Awasthi, consultant, Tony Blair Institute for Global Change, London.

After approximately six months of truce between the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), known as the Pakistan Taliban and the government of Pakistan, the infamous group has issued a decree recently advocating revenge, attack and not ceasefire, opting to reopen the conflict with the Pakistani government.
Published on Dec 12, 2022 05:23 PM IST
ByHindustan Times

The pertinence of palliative care in India’s care protocol

The article has been authored by Umang Vohra, MD and global CEO, Cipla.

The Lancet Commission on Palliative Care in 2017 reported that only 4% of Indians have access to palliative care.
Updated on Dec 10, 2022 01:25 PM IST
ByHindustan Times

Blow to Madhya Pradesh’s anti-conversion Law

The article has been authored by Nyaaya, an open access, digital resource that provides simple, actionable, reliable and accessible legal information.

Blow to Madhya Pradesh’s anti-conversion Law
Published on Dec 10, 2022 01:15 PM IST
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