Sunday, 26 June, 2022

Mark Bergen


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Dated, sexist and problematic—Why Indian Ayurvedic syllabus must evolve with changing times

Suggestions to edit objectionable portions of ayurvedic texts are met with affront by purists, who believe this counts as ‘tampering’ with textual purity.
Sundar Pichai

Google boss Sundar Pichai to also become CEO of parent firm Alphabet

Sundar Pichai will now also lead Alphabet’s array of expensive, futuristic endeavours, such as autonomous cars and new health-care technology.


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

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.