Thursday, 27 January, 2022

Swagata Yadavar

Swagata Yadavar
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On Camera

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Covid isn’t behind us, but the world’s next big health emergency is already here

Covid has led to 5.6 million deaths, but antimicrobial resistance is likely to log 10 million deaths annually by 2050. Its treatment has led to antibiotics' overuse, which has spiked drug resistance.
Diamond workers in Surat showing lists of names and phone numbers they submitted to the police station in order to return home by Shramik trains. | Photo: Soniya Agarwal/ThePrint

Surat diamond industry has lost Rs 30,000 crore, but it’s in no rush to restart business

With global economy sinking, safety issues in operations and Covid-19 load, the Surat Diamond Association is focussing on migrants' return and not revival of the industry.

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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