Wednesday, 19 January, 2022

Jeanette Rodrigues


On Camera


What it will take to vaccinate the world against Covid

A Q&A with vaccine scientist Peter Hotez, author of 'Preventing the Next Pandemic', on developing a low-cost Covid vaccine, and why Omicron won’t be the end of the pandemic.
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) logo | Vivek Prakash | Bloomberg

RBI restricts Amex, Diners Club from adding new customers in India over data storage rules

The firms are the first to be penalised under India’s data-storage rules announced 2018, which ordered payment systems providers to store all data generated by them on servers in India.


Nirmala Sitharaman being sworn in as defence minister by President Ram Nath Kovind

The biggest challenges Nirmala Sitharaman will face as India’s new Defence Minister

Sitharaman, who is only the second woman defence minister in India's history, is expected to work closely with the Finance Minister to take key industry-related decisions
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.