Securing borders

The Vibrant Villages programme announced by the government in this year’s Union Budget to re-populate border villages and promote reverse migration to them in the states of Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, and Arunachal Pradesh has been a widely lauded initiative.

Aus could face flu epidemic as borders reopen: Expert

The report by Sheena Sullivan from the University of Melbourne, which was published in the Medical Journal of Australia (MJA), showed that strict public health measures targeting Covid-19 have effectively eliminated all local transmission of influenza strains in Australia over the last 19 months.

India’s two-front conundrum

India is possibly the only nation in the world which has two nuclear-powered adversaries on its borders, both seeking Indian…