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WHO warns that vaccine hoggin nations won't be safe from COVID-19 if poor countries are still exposed
science

WHO warns that vaccine hoggin nations won't be safe from COVID-19 if poor countries are still exposed

Tedros Ghebreyesus said, "For the world to recover faster, it has to recover together because it's a globalised world: the economies are intertwined."

COVID-19 crisis puts China's monopoly of global supply chains in focus, but presumptions of India benefitting are misguided, here's why
India

COVID-19 crisis puts China's monopoly of global supply chains in focus, but presumptions of India benefitting are misguided, here's why

COVID-19 has thrown light on a global blind spot. The world has suddenly woken up to the reality that a hegemonic China has become the irreplaceable fulcrum of a globalised economy and is using that leverage to develop untrammeled power.

As coronavirus outbreak exposes faultlines in long supply chains, are locally self-sufficient economies the way forward?
Opinion

As coronavirus outbreak exposes faultlines in long supply chains, are locally self-sufficient economies the way forward?

A lot of food in India was and largely still is produced by small and marginal farmers. The lives of such farmers tended to be hard even at the best of times. The coronavirus crisis and its economic impact probably won’t leave them untouched. A shift to local may help at least some of them.

After India declines to join RCEP, China says it will follow principle of 'mutual understanding' to resolve outstanding issues
India

After India declines to join RCEP, China says it will follow principle of 'mutual understanding' to resolve outstanding issues

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday conveyed India's decision not to join the RCEP deal at a summit meeting of the 16-nation bloc, effectively wrecking its aim to create the world's largest free trade area having half of the world's population.

Narendra Modi has done well to keep India out of RCEP, but WTO-style bargaining for future entry is a good idea
Business

Narendra Modi has done well to keep India out of RCEP, but WTO-style bargaining for future entry is a good idea

As for RCEP, India must keep its doors open for possible future engagements. For this, RCEP should be viewed as a "mini-WTO" where India can negotiate the details of its entry.

American Factory review: Obamas' maiden Netflix production paints the US as a victim of globalisation
Entertainment

American Factory review: Obamas' maiden Netflix production paints the US as a victim of globalisation

Ironically, Michelle and Barack Obama's Netflix debut, American Factory, depicts the US on the shorter end of globalisation, a practice it has actually championed.

US spares Pakistan from punitive measures despite its role in State-sponsored terrorism against India
India

US spares Pakistan from punitive measures despite its role in State-sponsored terrorism against India

State-sponsored terrorism could be recited as a form of asymmetric warfare, redefining the concept of conflict amongst the nations.

Increasing exports can lead to better jobs, higher wages in India; male workers to be main beneficiaries: World Bank-ILO report
Business

Increasing exports can lead to better jobs, higher wages in India; male workers to be main beneficiaries: World Bank-ILO report

Increasing exports would boost the average wages, according to the report titled 'Exports to Jobs: Boosting the Gains from Trade in South Asia'.

2019 WEF: How emerging technology is shaping the next wave of transformation
News & Analysis

2019 WEF: How emerging technology is shaping the next wave of transformation

From AI, 5G to blockchain, 2019 WEF focus was on shaping new architecture for the next wave of globalisation

Raisina Dialouge 2019: Hamid Karzai, Tony Blair speak at fourth edition of global summit addressing global changes
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Raisina Dialouge 2019: Hamid Karzai, Tony Blair speak at fourth edition of global summit addressing global changes

Speakers from over 92 countries, including the likes of Prime Minister of Norway Erna Solberg and former Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai, participated in the fourth edition of the Raisina Dialogue which began on Tuesday. Image courtesy: Twitter @raisinadialogue

Rupee is over-valued, says Kaushik Basu; sees fair value of currency at 70-71 to the dollar
Business

Rupee is over-valued, says Kaushik Basu; sees fair value of currency at 70-71 to the dollar

The widening current account deficit and higher interest rates have made the rupee the worst among its Asian peers so far this year.

Physical distance still matters for human interaction in this digital era: Study
News & Analysis

Physical distance still matters for human interaction in this digital era: Study

It's a 16-month study of more than 51 million geo-tagged tweets generated by more than 1.7 million users.

SCO Summit: Sushma Swaraj says protectionism should be rejected, reaffirms belief in 'open' economic globalisation
India

SCO Summit: Sushma Swaraj says protectionism should be rejected, reaffirms belief in 'open' economic globalisation

External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj in her address to the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Council of Foreign Ministers raised the issue of protectionism.

Globalisation going through revisionary phase, says Suresh Prabhu; emphasises on having more international trade
Business

Globalisation going through revisionary phase, says Suresh Prabhu; emphasises on having more international trade

Globalisation is going through a phase where countries are "revisiting and evaluating" their role in it, Union minister Suresh Prabhu said

Boris Johnson to use major speech to warn of dangers of reversing Brexit, ask for peace between voters in both camps
World

Boris Johnson to use major speech to warn of dangers of reversing Brexit, ask for peace between voters in both camps

British foreign secretary Boris Johnson will use a major speech to warn that attempts to frustrate Brexit would lead to "ineradicable feelings of betrayal".

China praises Narendra Modi's speech in Davos, says would like to work with India to strengthen globalisation
World

China praises Narendra Modi's speech in Davos, says would like to work with India to strengthen globalisation

China on Wednesday welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech at Davos where he described protectionism as being "as dangerous as terrorism"

WEF 2018: Globalisation is going through major crisis, says French president Emmanuel Macron
World

WEF 2018: Globalisation is going through major crisis, says French president Emmanuel Macron

French president Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday said globalisation is going through a major crisis.

WEF 2018: Ahead of Donald Trump's visit, thousands protest against US president in Switzerland
World

WEF 2018: Ahead of Donald Trump's visit, thousands protest against US president in Switzerland

More than a thousand people protested in central Zurich today against the planned arrival of US President Donald Trump in Switzerland for the World Economic Forum (WEF).