A file photo of IAS officer Ankur Garg at Harvard University in the US. | Photo: Facebook
A file photo of IAS officer Ankur Garg at Harvard University in the US. | Photo: Facebook
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Harvard awards IAS officer who had scored 171 out of 170 in macroeconomics last year 

IAS officer Ankur Garg, who made headlines last year for scoring 171/170 in macroeconomics at Harvard University in the US, has won a fresh accolade. Harvard has now given Garg the Raymond Vernon Award for Commitment to International Development, reports Amrita Nayak Dutta.

Traders’ body calls for boycott of 3,000 Chinese products over ‘continued’ border clashes

Cosmetics, bags, toys, furniture, footwear, watches — these are part of a list of 450 categories of products made in China that will be boycotted by the Confederation of All India Traders over “continued border skirmishes”, reports Neelam Pandey.

Modi govt and military leaders have soldiers’ blood on hands. PM’s dilemma now same as Nehru

Misreading the LAC situation and poorly advised by his compliant military hierarchy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi played a dangerous game of brinkmanship. The result is the horrendous murder of 20 soldiers, writes Lt Gen H.S. Panag (retired).

China has an Achilles’ heel. India must take the battle there from LAC

Not just military salami-slicing, China is also carrying out surrogate conflicts against India through countries such as Nepal. Delhi must change rules of the game, writes Probal Dasgupta.

Trolled, abused, mocked, bullied — Rahul Gandhi offers a window into battling mental health

Sushant Singh Rajput’s death by suicide opened a fresh debate around mental health issues caused by systematic targeting and bullying. What does Rahul Gandhi bring to this debate? Read Jyoti Yadav’s PoV to know.

How Covid hotspot Dharavi, Asia’s largest slum, fought against all odds to flatten the curve

Home to 8.5 lakh people living in cramped houses, Dharavi was deemed to fail the Covid test. Yet, in two months, it appears to have turned the story around, reports Swagata Yadavar.

Xi has thrown the gauntlet at Modi. He can pick it up like Nehru, or try something new

PM Modi, like his predecessors, tried to break out of India-Pak-China triangulation and failed. Whatever he decides to do next will mean new compromises, writes Shekhar Gupta.

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