Friday, 21 January, 2022
TopicAcademic

Topic: Academic

Why blocking Sci-Hub will actually hurt national interest

The case in Delhi High Court against Sci-Hub and LibGen, which give students and researchers access to papers for free, is against public interest.

ThePrint intellectuals list didn’t make the grade. So, I nominate 36 brilliant Indian women

And I am aware that I am missing out many who may be working in languages I don’t speak or understand.

None of the intellectuals on ThePrint’s list work in Indian languages

ThePrint’s intellectual list presents a homogeneous group of English-speaking people who look similar to each other.

On Camera

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How Facebook and Amazon rely on an invisible workforce

The market for on-demand, digital tasks is estimated by the World Bank to be worth $25 billion, with Meta Platforms, Amazon, YouTube as some of the biggest buyers.
Representational image of a jewellery store | ANI

India Jewellery Park to be set up in Mumbai, aims to attract Rs 20,000 crore investment

The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council and Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation have signed a draft agreement granting possession of a plot for setting up the park.

Defence

Foreign secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla meets German Navy chief Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schönbach on 20 January. | Twitter | @MEAIndia

New chapter in ties as Indian foreign secy meets Germany navy chief, warship ‘Bayern’ visits

With Germany identifying India as one of the key partners in its Indo-Pacific policy, a German frigate entered Indian waters for a port call in Mumbai, in a major signal to China.
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.
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