The economies of sub-Saharan Africa differ, and trying to replicate fintech solutions from one part of the continent to the other can have the same effect as blindly importing fintech from the West
Institutional collaborations and joint ventures between India and Israel can help address India’s water and food security challenges
Galvanising inclusivity, data mining, and exchange and innovation initiatives under the Agriculture Accelerator Fund can help unlock agri-tech’s full potential for India
A dynamic framework incorporating predictive policy formulation supported by data can be the next phase in tackling air quality issues effectively and proactively in India
As India aspires to become a global semiconductor hub, Israel can be a model to follow and a partner to work with
Virtual diplomacy has incredible benefits, but it cannot replace traditional in-person meetings, as a virtual setting comes with its own set of considerations and challenges
India needs to foster the integration of spatial computing into education to capitalise on its transformative benefits
Given the divergences among BRICS members, would the benefits of a common currency outweigh the costs?
India should focus on retooling its approach to AI to improve the lives of citizens without infringing on fundamental rights
The crucial difference between the withdrawal of INR 2000 notes and the 2016 demonetisation is the modus operandi of the withdrawal and the status as legal tender
Allowing AI to be trained on datasets like Aadhaar raises evident concerns. To address AI benefits and privacy concerns, the government must examine AI regulations.
Russia’s and China’s attempt to explore alternative trade route by financing the Northern Sea route could open a new theatre of contestation
The shift away from the US dollar has the potential to rebalance the international system of trade in an equitable way while placing the Global South at the centre of it
The current Sri Lankan political environment is ripe for transformations in power structures, economic policy, and citizen involvement
India needs to adopt adequate counter-measures against the growing use of IW by China and Pakistan
A close study of how climate change influences the Maldivian economy will help analyse its adaptation needs and identify future opportunities
The present commitments made by the developed countries to provide climate finance have proved to be insufficient. The G20 needs to find pragmatic solutions to mitigate this issue of green finance.
The current legal regime governing internet shutdowns must be overhauled to place greater emphasis on transparency and accountability
While laws provide a foundation for combatting gender discrimination, companies must take proactive steps to create an inclusive workplace
The volatile politics in Male at this crucial juncture can change the course of the Presidential race and the future of big-ticket infrastructure in the nation in a jiffy. ...
The Sino-Russian bilateral signifies China’s urgency for resilient global energy supply chains to meet its increasing energy needs through its oil-for-loans policy. ...
While significant steps have been taken in recent years to boost the startup ecosystem, a lot more still needs to be done for India to emerge as a global entrepreneurial hub
Combining private sector initiatives and government policies synergistically can lead to gender empowerment
New Delhi’s aim to become a global power in the future with a vision of multipolar world order will be possible by expanding its goodwill amongst the PICs
Adequate policy interventions need to be put in place to undo the inimical impact of the pandemic on children’s psychosocial development
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