China, Covid-19 Pandemic, WHO, Globalisation

The Black Swan of the Century: Birthing Covid-19

As the interactions and collaborations between nation-states increase in the era of commercialization and globalization, it becomes crucial that each nation is responsible to itself and towards the international community. The nation-states need to resolutely adopt stringent health protocols within their community and maintain adequate transparency in sharing of information with the global community. In […]

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Global leader or astute negotiator: China helps tackle Covid-19

There is sufficient anger and criticisms being levelled at China for being the cause of the now widespread dreaded Covid-19. Influential leaders such as Donald Trump, President of the United States, blatantly refusing to adhere to the widely used terminology Covid-19, instead dubbing it as the ‘Chinese virus’ and outrightly blaming China for the global […]

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Populous Areas of the World | A study of migration and misery

Population is a more serious issue than generally construed. The managing of populations can become a serious inflection point as can be seen building up in the recent Rohingya crisis in Myanmar. Frequently, discrimination against communities have been placed in religious and ethnic terms, which can be site-specific. However, Saskia Sassen, professor of sociology at […]

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Air Pollution

A Report On Air Pollution – What Is In Store For India

With India attempting to compete with China on so many fronts, from population to military, there is a competition that India is on the verge of winning. And it is not in the best interests of its inhabitants according to the latest report and findings in a joint study by the Health Effects Institute, Boston […]

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India’s hunger levels are ‘Serious’, says the GHI Report

The Global Hunger Index (GHI) report published by the Washington based International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) suggests that 15.2 per cent of Indians are undernourished and 38.7 per cent of under-five children are stunted. But, practitioners believe that there are other sides of the story as well. According to Dr. S. Srinivasan, a practising […]

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