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 Earthbound: Global Airline Industry Analyses & Assessments

Earthbound: Global Airline Industry

The airline industry often finds itself on the corporate frontline, when a global disaster strikes and when there is volatility in the geopolitical environment.

Frugality, the new normal Analyses & Assessments

Frugality, the new normal

COVID-19 has brought us face to face with new realities that can transform life as we know it. Insights by Sanjay Jaju, IAS and Deepansh Somani.

Healthcare in pandemic: Private versus Public Analyses & Assessments

Healthcare in pandemic: Private versus Public

As COVID-19 infects more people, the role of the private hospitals in meeting challenges is coming under increasing scrutiny.

COVID 19 – “Divine Wrath” on infidels Analyses & Assessments

COVID 19 – “Divine Wrath” on infidels

As the world grapples with the deadly virus, security risks have not abated, and we cannot afford to lower our guard.

COVID-19-The view from Russia Analyses & Assessments

COVID-19-The view from Russia

“The pandemic has changed the lives of people around the world, and it is not sure how it will end ”.

COVID-19 and its Impact on the Global Economy Op-Eds

COVID-19 and its Impact on the Global Economy

A struggling global economy has been dealt a severe blow by COVID-19. How long will it take for the world to recover?

Brain Decoders Analyses & Assessments

Brain Decoders

Brain Computer Interface opens up a totally new vista in development of thought power.

Democracies vs Autocracies in COVID-19 Analyses & Assessments

Democracies vs Autocracies in COVID-19

Global pandemics have contributed to the rise and fall of great powers in the past.

COVID-19: Out of Africa Analyses & Assessments

COVID-19: Out of Africa

Close ties between Africa and China are most likely to accelerate the transmission of COVID-19 into the African continent.

Lockdown, Stay Home & Pause Analyses & Assessments

Lockdown, Stay Home & Pause

How does one balance the debate between totalitarian impulse and necessary protocols to appeal to the public?

Keeping Mental Equilibrium Analyses & Assessments

Keeping Mental Equilibrium

We are witnessing the largest collective meltdown in our living memory. What toll is it taking on our mental health?

Sikhs in Afghanistan: Under Siege Analyses & Assessments

Sikhs in Afghanistan: Under Siege

The senseless killing of Sikhs in a Gurdwara in Kabul raises questions of safety of minorities in Afghanistan.

Battlefield COVID-19: The frontline Analyses & Assessments

Battlefield COVID-19: The frontline

As the battle against COVID-19 rages across the globe, the focus shifts to local governance where the war will be won, or lost.

On the fastest path to finding a cure: COVID-19 Analyses & Assessments

On the fastest path to finding a cure: COVID-19

More than three months have passed since COVID-19 made its deathly entry into our lives. How far away is the cure?

Easing the burden: National Social Registry Analyses & Assessments

Easing the burden: National Social Registry

Can the proposed National Social Registry alleviate procedural complications in disbursing welfare benefits in India?

COVID-19: Supporting the poor Analyses & Assessments

COVID-19: Supporting the poor

Is Universal Income the best system to support people during times of distress? Analysing the best version of free cash transfer that would help people the most.

Idlib: The last bastion in the Syrian Civil War Analyses & Assessments

Idlib: The last bastion in the Syrian Civil War

Syria, Turkey and Russia compete for power in idlib. With recent exit of NATO troops in the region, does it have to be a fight to the finish?

Keeping the links:Internet from the Skies Analyses & Assessments

Keeping the links:Internet from the Skies

Amidst a deadly pandemic, the internet is a messiah to mankind. Will taking the invention to space make serve us better?

Working from home: Is the shift permanent? Analyses & Assessments

Working from home: Is the shift permanent?

COVID-19 is shifting working patterns as companies are forced to embrace remote working. Could this be the start of a new way of working?

Maoist Forces: showdown at Bastar Analyses & Assessments

Maoist Forces: showdown at Bastar

While the world grapples with the coronavirus, at least 17 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawans lost their lives, at Bastar.