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  • In crisis lies India’s chance

    In crisis lies India’s chance

    Pandemics have always caused massive economic, social, political and military impacts on human activity.

    May 8, 2020
  • Well-being of health workers vital

    Well-being of health workers vital

    Authorities are seeking expert consensus and issuing advisories to healthcare staff as well as to the public.

    April 24, 2020
  • Nightmare without end

    Nightmare without end

    My long experience in nuclear medicine and associated oncology gives me the confidence to suggest that radiation at an early stage may just melt and then dissolve the paws of the virus. Some distinguished persons have suggested vaccines. This is a splendid idea in principle but it will take at least four to five months before the vaccine is ready for general use. By that time, many lives will be lost. It is imperative to find a drug almost immediately, even by "random" methods to kill the virus before they spread their "tents" in abundance

    April 24, 2020
  • Crisis of Civilization

    Crisis of Civilization

    To buttress the impact of the crisis that has shaken the world, the UN chief has drawn a fine distinction between a health crisis and a “human crisis”.

    April 3, 2020
  • Turkey & Subcontinent

    Turkey & Subcontinent

    It is important to recognise that unlike the Middle Eastern theatre which is contiguous to Turkish borders and direct interests, pandering to Pakistani urgency is realpolitik and reflective of the carefully calibrated Turkish chessboard moves. India must call Turkey's bluff and hypocrisy on terrorism, as it will remain contextually linked to Pakistan's own incorrigibility, duplicity and infamy

    February 28, 2020
  • BEWARE: The Locust Swarms are com-

    BEWARE: The Locust Swarms are com-

    The looming challenge of a locust invasion that could hit both India and Pakistan hard and lead to famine conditions in the threatened areas.

    October 17, 2019
  • Happiness of the World

    Happiness of the World

    The concept of GDP as the criterion of a nation's well-being is under the lens. As the annual UN-backed World Happiness Report, much similar to the Stiglitz-Sen-Fitoussi Commission inspired OECD Better Life Index advances the ‘Beyond GDP‘ agenda, economists grapple with an old paradox about growth and happiness

    May 25, 2019
  • Mystery, love, WW-II and arthritis

    Mystery, love, WW-II and arthritis

    Go on a thrilling ride with driven, young detective who is trying to prove herself; read the love story of a woman who knows that she is soon going to lose her husband; get to know of a unique approach to help arthritis sufferers reverse and even heal this condition; and flick through a captivating …

    February 24, 2018
  • World War I’s forgotten violent aftermath and toxic legacy

    World War I’s forgotten violent aftermath and toxic legacy

    Title: The Vanquished – Why the First World War Failed to End, 1917-1923; Author: Robert Gerwarth; Publisher: Penguin Random House UK; Pages: 416; Price: Rs 699 Not all wars end when the fighting does is a lesson that we still have to learn. The First World War was supposed, despite all the upheaval it caused …

    December 16, 2017
  • 14,000 Second World War dog tags found buried in Britain

    14,000 Second World War dog tags found buried in Britain

    A relic hunter has found more than 14,000 dog tags buried in Britain, of soldiers who fought and died during the Normandy landings, a media report said. Dan Mackay, 37, uncovered the hoard of dog tags buried beside an anti-aircraft battery close to London, The Telegraph reported. He was now working to trace the relatives …

    April 12, 2017
  • Stealthy reconnoitres

    Stealthy reconnoitres

    The French Revolution led newfangled leaders of France to look into balloons (unpowered aerostats) as strategic weapons to discern enemy operations.  Hence, aerostats found its use for the first time in 1794 when French Aerostatic Corps was established to conduct research work on aerial reconnaissance. Jean-Marie-Joseph Coutelle developed a reconnaissance aerostat L’Entreprenant which was decisively …

    February 15, 2017