July 4, 2020

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Re-purposing vaccines for COVID-19: Need for context

The Sars-CoV-2 virus has befuddled scientists on two counts. First it is a novel virus, whose genetic structure was deduced only 6 months ago. Since then, a hunt for a cure or vaccine has been on. The virus is also...

Nitin Pai quoted in Hindustan Times on Japan’s position on the LAC

Nitin Pai was quoted in an Hindustan Times article by Rezaul H Laskar on 03 July 2020 about Japan’s opposition to unilateral attempts at changing the status quo along the LAC. Regarding India’s diplomatic outreach, Nitin was quoted as saying:...

The California caste atrocity

The constitution of the United States does not recognise discrimination based on caste. It bars discrimination based on race, religion, gender, ethnic or national origin and even sexual orientation, but not on the basis of caste. Why so? Because caste...