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Chinese Government Work Report Op-Eds

Chinese Government Work Report

The Chinese annual government work report released at the 'Two sessions 2020' revealed plans for reviving the economy, alleviating poverty and fiscal...

Reviving the Stalled Economy Op-Eds

Reviving the Stalled Economy

In response to the pandemic, global economy has shutdown. To re-start, the economists must be prepared to make bold and creative actions.

Emerging Viruses Analyses & Assessments

Emerging Viruses

Viruses occupy the frontiers of life, they shaped human history, created pestilences, killed more than wars or disasters and remain formidable foes.

Post-COVID Geopolitics - India Analyses & Assessments

Post-COVID Geopolitics - India

India has the opportunity to engage in multilateral development solutions and share its best practises to strengthen systems worldwide.

Oil prices in a contango  Analyses & Assessments

Oil prices in a contango

Oil prices plummeted to its abyss, a 321% drop, on 20th April 2020. What would be the impact of contango on fossil fuels in the near future?

COVID 19 - A United Front Analyses & Assessments

COVID 19 - A United Front

While various regional blocs have successfully collaborated in the past to bring prosperity to their people, they now face a new acetous test.

Hospital Preparedness in an Era of Biological Disasters Analyses & Assessments

Hospital Preparedness in an Era of Biological Disasters

'Preparedness for a Biological Disaster is the Ultimate Biodefense that Ensures Survival'. Article by Gifty Immanuel.

COVID-19 & India' security paradigm  Analyses & Assessments

COVID-19 & India' security paradigm

While India is preparing for the catastrophic economic after effects of COVID-19, it cannot afford to take its eyes off its security needs.

Proximity and its COVID Dangers Analyses & Assessments

Proximity and its COVID Dangers

Where physical space itself is the panacea against the virulence of the deadly disease, low-income communities face up to social distancing in tight...

COVID and Conflict Areas Analyses & Assessments

COVID and Conflict Areas

What does COVID mean for countries that have been facing a variety of conflicts in the last decade?

SE Asia , Surge and the COVID Strategy Analyses & Assessments

SE Asia , Surge and the COVID Strategy

With the latent surge coming to the fore in South East Asia, are there significant learnings that India can adopt?

 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...

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 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?

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 ”.

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.

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?