Friday, 28 January, 2022

Pervez Hoodbhoy

Pervez Hoodbhoy
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Pervez Amirali Hoodbhoy is a Pakistani nuclear physicist and activist concerned with promotion of freedom of speech, secularism and education in Pakistan. He is an alumnus of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and in 2013, he was made a member of the UN Secretary General's Advisory Board on Disarmament. Currently he serves as Zohra and ZZ Ahmed Foundation distinguished professor at the Forman Christian College in Lahore Pakistan. You can tweet to him @FbHoodbhoy

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For India’s employment-to-population ratio to be at the global average, nearly 60 crore people need to be at work. Currently, only a little more than 40 crore are.
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Defence

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

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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