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Pashmina takeover, debt traps—Kashmir’s dying handwoven carpet industry hurts Pasmandas most

With dwindling demand and low wages, Kashmiri carpet weavers are increasingly turning to Pashmina shawls, a comparatively lucrative profession.

Marine Le Pen to ‘malignant manicheism’ — how science can help us understand populism

History shows that claiming to act on behalf of the 'people' doesn’t necessarily make it so. In fact, it has often led to despotism and suffering.

India, Germany can’t feel guilt about Russia ties. Modi’s Europe trip is in national interest

Modi's trip to Germany, Denmark, France is an opportunity to meet key European leaders and exchange notes about the consequences of the Russia-Ukraine conflict.

PK not joining Congress is telling—Gandhis’ leadership doesn’t have the will to fix its house

ThePrint view on the most important issues, instantly.

Europe is living through not just one, but three wars. Xi Jinping’s China will be key

History is full of under-appreciated risks turning into devastating, world-changing outcomes. Russia's invasion of Ukraine looks like one.

How Biden could impact effect of potential war in Ukraine on Europe’s energy crisis

As Biden has warned of severe economic restrictions, one big risk to the flow of gas to Europe would be sanctions cutting Russia off from the ability to trade in foreign currency.

AI tools can benefit Indian Parliament. Look at how it changed US, Brazil and Europe

Covid-19 pandemic provided the impetus for many parliaments to shift some operations online. Although India missed the boat, it's still not too late.

Poland’s border wall will cut Europe’s oldest forest in half

Poland is planning to build a wall along its border with Belarus, primarily to block migrants fleeing the Middle East and Asia.

China passes border law to formalise its actions at LAC. And Jack Ma is back

Chinascope — The Week Behind The Wall is everything you need to know about what’s happening in China this week.

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What are UST & Luna and why the fall of 2 ‘stablecoins’ led to a crypto crash in India

Along with crash in value of UST and Luna coins, Indian market for crypto assets also reeling under strict control imposed by government, with the imposition of TDS on all crypto transactions.

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NSA Ajit Doval with NSAs from the other countries at the meeting at Dushanbe, Tajikistan | Photo: Courtesy the NSA's office

NSA Ajit Doval pushes for ‘terror free’ Afghanistan, says India stands with Afghan people

Doval's comments came at 4th Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan attended by national security advisors from Tajikistan, India, Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Iran, Kyrgyzstan & China.

Why it’s obscene to tell Ukraine to give in & how war-upended global balance of power brings openings for India

Global order is in flux, and India is being wooed by all. It opens up economic, strategic & military possibilities unimaginable till recently. It is for India to take this opportunity.
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