August 31, 2021

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Climate Change Is the Biggest Threat to Indian Ocean Security

“The Indian Ocean is warming at a higher rate than the other oceans around the world,” revealed Swapna Panickal, a meteorological scientist at the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, based on the recently released IPCC report. This is just the...

Takshashila Policy Advisory – COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates in India

Download the Policy Advisory  Executive Summary  Vaccine mandates are instruments for the government or private institutions to make it compulsory for its citizens/employees/students to be vaccinated for a specific disease in order to avail the benefits and services of the...

All Things Policy: Ethical Design Practice for Smartphone Financial Apps

 Trading in stocks, funds, cryptocurrency and other financial assets has been made super easy by smartphone-based apps. A dark side to this ease of use is that many users can make trades without understanding the associated risks and can...

Russia-China alliance could be shaken by fisheries

Read the full article on Asia Times Beijing may be trying to coerce Moscow into letting it fish gratis in Russian waters Since at least 2014, Russia and China have seen their interests conflating against the United States and its...

NDA, military can learn from US how to tweak standards for women without sacrificing fitness

Gender justice in the Armed Forces won yet another round when the Supreme Court passed an interim order to allow women to take the admission exam to the National Defence Academy, or NDA, that is scheduled for 5 September this year. Kush Kalra’s writ petition...

General Menon quoted in Moneycontrol on merit-based promotion of 3-star officers in the armed forces

General Menon quoted in Moneycontrol on the merit-based promotion of 3-star officers in the armed forces. He said: The current debate is in the context of the Narendra Modi government exercising its political judgement to select Army, Navy and Air...

Takshashila conducts the third workshop of the Post-Graduate Programme (PGP) in Public policy

The third workshop of the Post-Graduate Programme (PGP) in Public Policy of Takshashila Institution was held between Friday, 27th August to Sunday, 29th August. The aim of this workshop was to give feedback on the Capstone project topics chosen by...