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Kamala Harris: Democrats Trump card

Kamala Harris: Democrats Trump card

August 12, 2020

Almost seven months after her efforts to win Democratic Party’s nomination for presidential election failed, Kamala Harris, a Person of Indian Origin (PIO), gets back into electoral fray as potential vice president on Democratic ticket. After weeks of deliberations, Democratsâ€...

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Access & affordability key to coronavirus vaccine

Access & affordability key to coronavirus vaccine

July 7, 2020

As various pharma giants across the world race towards developing a vaccine for coronavirus, the biggest challenge could be ensuring an equitable distribution.

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Trump’s trade terror tactics

Trump’s trade terror tactics

March 13, 2020

Hundreds of millions of the world’s poor could be badly hit by Donald Trump’s distorted vision of the global economy and trade. Last month, United States President Donald Trump abruptly ‘reclassified’ over half a dozen nations in terms of their economic status. Overnight,...

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Viral Xenophobia

Viral Xenophobia

March 12, 2020

As the world grapples with the new virus, there’s a less talked about the side effect of coronavirus which is xenophobia The coronavirus has been dominating global headlines for the past few months, causing worldwide panic and mass hysteria. Stores around the globe have run out...

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Indian origin Sonia Syngal named new CEO of Gap Inc

Indian origin Sonia Syngal named new CEO of Gap Inc

March 11, 2020

Indian-American Sonia Syngal became the new CEO for America’s largest apparel retailer Gap Inc. She is the highest ranked Indian-American female CEO of a Fortune 500 company after Indra Nooyi stepped down as PepsiCo head in 2018.

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Facial recognition raising hackles

Facial recognition raising hackles

February 11, 2020

Facial recognition is being touted as a major technological breakthrough. Easy to abuse, its adoption needs to be strictly controlled.

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Coronavirus outbreak

Coronavirus outbreak

February 6, 2020

India’s neighbourhood first policy dates back almost 100 years ago when a doctor led a medical team to help Chinese Army battle the Japanese invasion. In face of Coronavirus outbreak, it may be time for India to replicate the gesture.

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Australian bush fires

Australian bush fires

February 5, 2020

Will the unprecedented bushfires in Australia force the government and people to face the fact of hazards that climate change can inflict on them and others?

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India on the backfoot at WEF 2020 in Davos

India on the backfoot at WEF 2020 in Davos

January 29, 2020

At the recently concluded Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, the usual star of the show, India, was on the defensive, unlike the previous years and notably in 2018 when Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave the plenary speech, becoming the first Indian leader to del...

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Cop25 failure

Cop25 failure

December 15, 2019

The Cop25 negotiations in Madrid ended in a failure as global leaders try to kick the climate change can down an inexistant road.

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Cop25 Madrid

Cop25 Madrid

December 1, 2019

Yet another jamboree to ‘fight’ climate change begins in Madrid on Monday. So far words have failed to turn into actions. Unlikely to be any different this time around.

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Four Indian-Americans win US state and local poll

Four Indian-Americans win US state and local poll

November 20, 2019

The results of the state and local elections held in the United States on November 5 were announced which had four Indian-Americans winning in local and state elections.

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