Venture Capitalists to provide strategic direction to startups

Venture Capitalists to provide strategic direction to startups

Saturday, 14 May 2022 | Hima Bindu Kota

The role of venture capitals has to be much more than selecting a good business to provide funding and should extend to value-creation The importance of start-ups in an economy cannot be undermined as they are technological revolutionaries, disruptors and creators. They create new industries, provide jobs, increase income levels, improve...

Imperialist China’s  challenges in Pak

Imperialist China’s challenges in Pak

Friday, 13 May 2022 | Bhopinder Singh

Shari Baloch’s unprecedented suicide is symptomatic of the all-pervasiveness of Sino-wariness that is gripping all stratums of society in Pakistan As the global “nursery” and fount for sanctified religio-extremism, Pakistan has paid an incalculable price towards what former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton had forewarned: “Snakes in your backyard won’t...

Antibiotic resistance crisis in post-pandemic world

Antibiotic resistance crisis in post-pandemic world

Friday, 13 May 2022 | Dr. Sujata Sharma

Antimicrobial resistance stewardship programs have to be prioritized, keeping the demands of the continuing Covid-19 pandemic in context On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared COVID-19, the disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus, a pandemic. Two years later, the shadow of the Covid pandemic is still looming over...

Regional bloc ties vital in the Indo-Pacific

Regional bloc ties vital in the Indo-Pacific

Friday, 13 May 2022 | KUMARDEEP Banerjee

India has to revise its strategy to better bond with ASEAN US president Joe Biden hosted eight out ten regional leaders from ASEAN in Washington this week. This comes ahead of the President’s travel to Japan and South Korea later this month, followed by QUAD leaders in person summit in Tokyo....

Dealing with impact of heat waves in India

Dealing with impact of heat waves in India

Friday, 13 May 2022 | Yashobanta Parida / Joyita Roy Chowdhury / Prakash K Sahoo

Rising surface temperatures in the Indian Ocean coupled with EI-Nino effect are responsible for heatwaves in India Heatwaves are a common phenomenon in India during May-June. This year, summer began early due to the gradually increasing maximum temperatures in many parts of India. According to the state health department, this year’s...

Non-violence: essence of culture of peace

Non-violence: essence of culture of peace

Thursday, 12 May 2022 | Rajyogi Brahmakumar Nikunj

One who has removed violence from one’s feelings, thoughts, words and deeds will naturally be peaceful and will emanate subtle waves of peace The story of the Mahabharata represents the struggle that takes place on the battlefield of every thinking man or woman’s mind when desires, expectations and vices try to...

Northern  Ireland: Bad Timing

Northern Ireland: Bad Timing

Thursday, 12 May 2022 | Gwynne Dyer

Sinn Fein has a long way to go despite historic win Four months ago, Jonathan Powell warned that the ‘Good Friday’ agreement of 1998 that ended thirty years of killing in Northern Ireland was at risk. “What worries me is the casual political vandalism. They really don’t seem to care (about)...

India’s critical need for cyber doctrine

India’s critical need for cyber doctrine

Thursday, 12 May 2022 | NISHTHA KAUSHIKI

Cyber power projection will deter the adversary from initiating attacks on India in the first place The news regarding attempts of Chinese hackers in December 2021 and January 2022 to attack State Load Dispatch Centres (SLDCs) near the LAC was considered by many as routine. Of course, the military establishment would...

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