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Investing in art & making a fortune is not as easy as it sounds

It is human nature to look only at the big winners, while failing to include the impact of the losers.
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India’s broken engine of finance needs to be fixed, quickly

Since IL&FS crisis, borrower has been hit by triple whammy of higher interest rates, fewer refinancing options & souring of sentiment among lenders.

As we brace for Terrorism 3.0, the West needs more eyes on the world

Global intelligence is the first and best tripwire for emerging threats by both hostile nations and non-state actors.
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The world shouldn’t help save China’s Belt & Road

It isn’t the responsibility of Western money or private sector to finance China’s attempt at global hegemony.
Cut logs sit at a sawmill in Anapu, Brazil.

‘Plant a tree, save the climate’ isn’t good enough

Many countries seem to assume that commercial tree plantations or planting trees amidst crops is enough. Yet only natural forests trap ample quantities of CO2.

Gender gap among students & researchers could be even worse than feared

The reason - in part - is because many men seem to have more confidence than women, and a simple rah-rah about women’s empowerment may not be the answer.
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World’s top statisticians are urging scientists to ditch statistics and stick to mathematics

Statistical significance can be misleading because it sets an arbitrary threshold on the level of uncertainty science should be willing to accept.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi at an election rally in Assam ahead of the 2019 general elections

What Narendra Modi & Rahul Gandhi can learn from elections in Indonesia

India is transitioning to a compensatory state as BJP & Congress push direct cash transfers while Indonesia is sticking to development.
NATO

NATO is dead; long Live NATO

NATO’s Cold War and post-Cold War existence has seen a succession of internal crises — it is and always will be on the verge of collapse.
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Several tech brands besides Facebook and Google are tracking us

Facebook and Google would be able to buy data from other ad market players even if they were banned from gathering information about users’ browsing.

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With Lok Sabha elections over, how can India and Pakistan now repair fractured ties?

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan is considering appointing a national security adviser to revive backchannel diplomatic talks with India.

Defence

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RAW & IB chiefs, cabinet & defence secretaries — the key appointments awaiting new govt

The new govt will also appoint the IAF chief after incumbent Air Chief Marshal B.S. Dhanoa retires in September. 
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Varanasi in 2014 | Commons

Pracharak Modi: The mask you see, is the man you get

India has its first leader who is unapologetic about belonging to the social and political Right. This is how Shekhar Gupta foresaw Modi’s five years in this National Interest within three months of his victory in 2014.