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NCB’s job is narcotics control, not headline mongering

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NCB has become another central agency to develop an addiction for headlines and indulge in political distraction. Last year, it was over Sushant Singh Rajput’s death and film stars buying cannabis. Now, it has allowed BJP members to be involved in Aryan Khan case. NCB should focus on narcotics control.

Targeted killing of Hindus in Kashmir is reopening of 1990s playbook. It will hurt mostly Kashmiris

The targeted killings of Hindus in the Kashmir Valley, including a much-loved Pandit pharmacist, a poor chaat seller from Bihar and two teachers shows terrorists reopening the 1990s playbook. It will fail again, and won’t help anyone’s cause. It will mostly hurt Kashmiris, of whatever faith, like it did before.

World’s first malaria vaccine is double good news for India

The world’s first malaria vaccine – in fact, the first vaccine against any parasitic disease – is double good news for India. Our own malaria burden is heavy and widely believed to be underreported. Also, Hyderabad’s Bharat Biotech is set to be the sole global manufacturer of the vaccine in seven years.

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