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COVID-19: Bangladesh approaches the peak
Jun 17, 2020

COVID-19: Bangladesh approaches the peak

The readymade garment sector has suffered grievous blows, with foreign brands, traditional buyers of Bangladeshi garments, not only cancelling earlier

Covid-19: Breathing new life into ‘Make in India’
Aug 19, 2020

Covid-19: Breathing new life into ‘Make in India’

The ‘Make in India’ scheme launched in 2014 could be the starting point in galvanising the economic resurgence in post-pandemic India.

COVID-19: Export bans, trade rules and international cooperation
May 23, 2020

COVID-19: Export bans, trade rules and international cooperation

World Trade Organisation rules are not pandemic proof, and have fallen short of addressing the ongoing disruption to global trade and commerce.

COVID-19: FDI dynamism in South and Southeast Asia
Jul 27, 2020

COVID-19: FDI dynamism in South and Southeast Asia

The pandemic will cause global FDI is to fall under the $1 trillion mark for the first time.

COVID-19: India could play a crucial role in combating West Asia’s brewing food security crisis
May 22, 2020

COVID-19: India could play a crucial role in combating West Asia’s brewing food security crisis

India stands a good chance to benefit from the shift in global trade triggered by the pandemic, and could fill in the vacuum by supplying West Asian c

COVID-19: Is WHO fit to lead in times of pandemics?
Apr 30, 2020

COVID-19: Is WHO fit to lead in times of pandemics?

Absence of leadership is not the only problem — the pandemic shows how the WHO failed to address deeper and chronic issues.

COVID-19: Lessons from the ‘Spanish lifestyle’ terminator
Sep 28, 2020

COVID-19: Lessons from the ‘Spanish lifestyle’ terminator

The impact of COVID-19 has shown that Spain, like many other countries, must work hard on improving its internal capability to manage pandemics.

COVID-19: Mapping developments in the Indo-Pacific
Apr 30, 2020

COVID-19: Mapping developments in the Indo-Pacific

Even as the world continues to be engaged in fighting the pandemic, developments in the Indo-Pacific have taken on diverse forms.

COVID-19: Need for an overarching gender agenda in the SDGs
Jul 21, 2020

COVID-19: Need for an overarching gender agenda in the SDGs

Despite having a dedicated goal towards achieving Gender Equality — SDG 5 — disadvantageous positions for women and girls get flagged in each real

COVID-19: Nigeria’s successes and trajectories
Apr 01, 2021

COVID-19: Nigeria’s successes and trajectories

The pneumonia-like disease caused by coronavirus has dealt a heavy blow on all the sectors of Nigeria’s economy, including the day-to-day lives of i

COVID-19: South Asian countries need a migrant worker-friendly disaster management policy
Apr 23, 2020

COVID-19: South Asian countries need a migrant worker-friendly disaster management policy

The recent incidents shed light on the desperation of the migrant labours in the South Asian countries that worsen during disasters like the present p

COVID-19: The lofty economic recovery for Latin America
Jan 27, 2021

COVID-19: The lofty economic recovery for Latin America

The sudden fall in commodity prices, export volumes, FDI redirection, and growing unemployment strongly disturbs Latin American economies.

COVID-19: The question of China and its accountability
May 07, 2020

COVID-19: The question of China and its accountability

It stands to reason that not only is an investigation into the issue a vital necessity, but also that such an investigation would be incomplete and la

COVID-19: Yogi Adityanath attempts reforms, delivers regulatory chaos in Uttar Pradesh
May 09, 2020

COVID-19: Yogi Adityanath attempts reforms, delivers regulatory chaos in Uttar Pradesh

Across India, reducing regulatory cholesterol is one thing. But suspending all laws, rules and regulations are like throwing the baby with the bathwat

COVID-19’s impact on EU solidarity and US healthcare debate
May 01, 2020

COVID-19’s impact on EU solidarity and US healthcare debate

Even as the coronavirus pandemic strains European solidarity, its ideas on social protection experience a fillip — but this time on the other side o

COVID-19’s origins maybe in Asia but its breaking point has been in the West
May 28, 2020

COVID-19’s origins maybe in Asia but its breaking point has been in the West

The juxtaposition between the death toll in Asia and the West as well as government response teams has been stark.

Did Lavrov’s India trip reset India-Russia ties?
Apr 09, 2021

Did Lavrov’s India trip reset India-Russia ties?

Despite public display of affection, all is not well in the India-Russia relationship.

Digital Dream Destination: Bulletproof Cities
Dec 15, 2020

Digital Dream Destination: Bulletproof Cities

To make cities catastrophe proof, digital solutions need to be adopted, prioritised and made available for all

Diplomacy is another victim of the virus
Apr 28, 2020

Diplomacy is another victim of the virus

China’s “wolf warriors” are just responding to pressures that envoys everywhere are feeling in the age of social media.

Disease and urban densities
Apr 19, 2020

Disease and urban densities

The COVID19 pandemic is a wake-up call to the world to realise that the sustainability quotient, in terms of the scale that city population densities

E-governance possibilities in India for the post-COVID-19 era
May 19, 2020

E-governance possibilities in India for the post-COVID-19 era

Every time the government uses an e-governance technology, it results in more efficiency, lesser costs, lesser manpower requirement and lesser physica

East and Southeast Asia: A new definition for a pivot to Asia?
Nov 02, 2020

East and Southeast Asia: A new definition for a pivot to Asia?

As the theatre of the ‘new great game’, East and Southeast Asia present the US with a choice - defend the existing rules-based order or allow inte

East to West: India’s migrant crisis looms large during COVID-19
Apr 20, 2020

East to West: India’s migrant crisis looms large during COVID-19

While India has numerous policies for social security when it comes to education, healthcare, skilling, food security and pensions — most of these s

Eight months of COVID-19 in the US, through the lens of Anthony Fauci
Aug 19, 2020

Eight months of COVID-19 in the US, through the lens of Anthony Fauci

As long as you have any member of society, any demographic group, who is not seriously trying to get to the endgame of suppressing this, it will conti

EU Summit Focuses on COVID, But No Breakthrough on IPR Waiver
May 10, 2021

EU Summit Focuses on COVID, But No Breakthrough on IPR Waiver

Under WTO rules such a move would require consensus that can only be worked out by extensive negotiations.

EU: Death of an idea
Apr 15, 2020

EU: Death of an idea

That ideal of the world’s only supranational organization stands severely eroded as member states retreat into the comfort of national zones

Europe in the post-COVID-19 world
May 19, 2021

Europe in the post-COVID-19 world

The European Union response to the pandemic shows that while the crisis has significantly challenged the multilateral system, cooperation and EU co-le