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Refugee crisis Op-Eds

Refugee crisis

On 26 October 2016, UNHCR reported that 65 Million people world-wide, had fled their homes and more than a third (21 Million) were refugees. This was the largest migration crisis, since World     …

Tata Chairman- FIRED Op-Eds

Tata Chairman- FIRED

On 24 October 2016, Cyrus Mistry was sacked as Chairman of Tata Sons and replaced by Ratan Tata, who will be the interim chairman, for four months. In Nov 2011, Cyrus (48 years) had taken over from…

Change of Guard Op-Eds

Change of Guard

Continuity. That's the buzzword around India's new central bank governor Urjit Patel. It's quite a departure from the fireworks that accompanied his predecessor Raghuram Rajan's appointment and…

Medicine’s Big Breakthrough Op-Eds

Medicine’s Big Breakthrough

Panorama looks at the breakthrough that could change the lives of everyone and everything on the planet. Gene editing is revolutionising medical research and could deliver new treatments - even cures…

NATO set to extend its Afghan support Op-Eds

NATO set to extend its Afghan support

NATO allies are likely to formally extend their support for Afghan forces after President Barack Obama decided to keep thousands more U.S. troops in Afghanistan than planned through the end of his…

Afghanistan opium trade Op-Eds

Afghanistan opium trade

On 23 October 2016, UN Office for Drugs & Crime (UNODC) announced that in 2016, Opium cultivation in Afghanistan had grown 43% over 2015. The report shows that 201,000 hectares of land, were used…

The Website Attack Op-Eds

The Website Attack

On 21st October 2016, a cyber-attack on Dyn (Domain Name Service provider) disrupted traffic to hundreds of websites including Twitter, Amazon, the Financial Times, Airbnb, PayPal and Spotify,…