Opinion

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    Making sense of China’s calculations

    by MK Narayanan | Updated at 12:00am on June 30, 2020

    Analysts should have considered the pandemic’s impact on its economy and India’s strategic alignment with the US, writes MK Narayanan WHAT policy planners in Delhi,...

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    A better way to measure economic growth needed

    by Felipe Curcó | Updated at 12:00am on June 30, 2020

    Focusing on GDP and economic gains produces distortions in public policies aimed at alleviating basic social needs, especially in emerging economies, writes Felipe Curcó ONE...

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    Effect of COVID-19 pandemic on Indo-Pacific region

    by Nina Lebedeva | Updated at 12:00am on June 30, 2020

    FOR NOW, many countries worldwide are still under siege from the coronavirus, threatening millions of lives. However, it is leaving a much different mark, for...

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    The public and accountability in budgetary process

    by Rashed Al Mahmud Titumir | Updated at 12:00am on June 30, 2020

    THE real challenges facing the country today are that incomes are eroding, jobs are insecure, poverty is mounting, inequality is escalating, unemployment is worsening, and...

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    The case for a digital non-aligned movement

    by Juan Ortiz Freuler | Updated at 12:00am on June 29, 2020

    The world wide web is on a crash course that could lead to permanent fragmentation. Only coordinated international solidarity can stop it, writes Juan Ortiz...

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    Any plummeting soon?

    by AM Zakir Hussain | Updated at 12:00am on June 29, 2020

    THE United States was experiencing a fall of COVID-19 in the middle of May. But then the cases started to rise and stay at a...

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    How can shutdown be effective?

    by Bipasha Dutta | Updated at 12:00am on June 28, 2020

    COVID 19 needs no introduction now as this has been the most familiar and feared word of 2020. Scientists all over the world are, on...

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    China vs India: who benefits?

    by Tony Cartalucci | Updated at 12:00am on June 28, 2020

    A RECENT border dispute between China and India has resulted in multiple casualties including deaths. It is the first time in decades that this scale...

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    Comparing the circumstances

    by Saeed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on June 28, 2020

    ‘GLOBALISATION’ may not have been part of the discourse 45 years ago when Indira Gandhi shelved civil liberties after declaring the emergency but it is...

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    The creation of UN 75 years ago

    by Anis Chowdhury | Updated at 12:00am on June 28, 2020

    ALFRED Tennyson, the English poet, foresaw in his 1837 ‘Locksley Hall’ that nations, realising that they could destroy one another, might mutually agree to form...

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