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Jawaharlal Nehru, July 1957 | Flickr

Britain had become paranoid of India-US friendship. Nehru’s letter to Roosevelt didn’t help

In ‘A Matter Of Trust’, Meenakshi Ahamed writes that Nehru had reached out to US President Roosevelt for American help in the lead up to World War-II
An image of a tropical rainforest

Five hidden benefits of forests everyone should know

Only half of the world’s forests are still intact, a third being primary forests – natural woodlands composed of native species, not disturbed by human activity.
Howdy, Modi! gala event at Houston

Will Modi cut a New Deal? Covid-infected economy can produce an Indian Roosevelt

IMF predicts the worst recession for world economy since Great Depression due to the Covid pandemic. India’s situation is more precarious with a ‘masterstroke’ Modi at helm.
Illustration: Ramandeep Kaur | ThePrint

Bezos, Branson & Musk — Are billionaires popularising space travel or just on an ego trip?

Jeff Bezos will travel to the edge of space in his New Shepard aircraft — more than a week after billionaire Richard Branson defeated him in a fast developing space race.