August 20, 2020

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From a scientist to a science policy analyst — my journey and key learnings

My grandmother bravely fought, but eventually lost her battle with breast cancer. Those childhood memories inspired me to take up a career focused on curing cancer. After spending a decade across 3 laboratories trying to kill cancer cells in petri...

All Things Policy: Restructuring India’s Public Health Sector

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare suffers from a lack of clear division of responsibilities, a platform for inter-sectoral coordination and conflicts of interest. These weaknesses have become more apparent in the light of the pandemic, as the public...

Podcast: Integration of Space into the Indian Armed Forces

Lt. Gen. (Retd) Prakash Menon provides an overview of the utility of space capabilities by the Indian armed forces. We discuss the historical context and connect it to the present day requirements. The challenges of involving the local industry to...

India is good in the Arab world now. But Delhi must quickly move to contain Turkey’s Erdogan

It came as a surprise but it is not surprising. When the United Arab Emirates and Israel announced that they would establish normal relations with each other, in a US-brokered agreement last week, they publicly accepted what has been obvious...