Thursday, 26 May, 2022

Topic: globalisation

Russia has already lost the war in Ukraine. It’s a result of failing globalisation

What we are witnessing in the Ukraine-Russia conflict is the failure of the world to manage the politics of globalisation while enjoying its fruits.

Ukraine war likely to accelerate decline in globalisation & we’ll miss it when it’s gone

As more countries step away from globalisation, prices will get steeper. A world less economically connected is one in which disruptions and conflict are more possible.

Whiff from the past — how a handful of Indian companies are reviving the glory of desi attar

The oil-based fragrances derived from flowers & herbs slipped in preference as Western perfumes flooded markets. In their contemporary form, attars are more than old wine in new bottle.

We are in an age of rapid technological progress. But many are not ‘progressing’

Technology has paved the way for economic transformation and improved quality of life. But 'creative destruction' is widening the inequality gap.

30 years of globalisation decreased economic security. And Covid just proved it

The pandemic has caused destruction of India’s economy, health system, and widened gender gap. Globalisation has weakened our ability to deal with crises.

A new globalisation is taking shape, and it’s good and bad news for India

Cross-border problems — climate change, terrorism, etc — in a more integrated world are forcing nations to come together, even as elements of traditional globalisation lose traction. 

Infinite exponential economic growth is a myth, says Sam Pitroda

In ‘Redesign the World’, Sam Pitroda argues that hyperconnectivity and Covid-19 have offered a unique opportunity to redesign the world to meet future challenges.

Globalisation is alive and kicking. That’s the message from trade’s big comeback in 2020

The drop in international commerce was quick and steep during the first Covid lockdowns, but a rebound fueled by emergency fiscal and monetary stimulus has been almost as sharp.

Why India needs to modernise its copyright laws for the digital era

The Covid-19 pandemic has made the shift to digital an imperative, and has rekindled numerous debates on copyright on the internet.

It’s not next quarter but the next decade that is playing on Apple investors’ screen

One country after another is discarding China tech and is moving towards alternatives. This will help Apple.

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Representational image of dal and roti | Photo Pixahive/CC0

Feeding world must take backseat, Modi govt should deal with India’s ‘chapati’ crisis first

German agriculture minister Cem Ozdemir said imposing export restrictions or closing markets would worsen the crisis. Actually, the opposite might be true.
A petrol pump staffer refills fuel in a two-wheeler in New Delhi, on 29 March 2022 | ANI photo

Modi govt won’t borrow extra this year to fund tax cuts, inflation target to stay at 4%

The cut in excise duty last week, coupled with an increase in fertiliser and food subsidies, is expected to cost the exchequer around Rs 3 lakh crore in the current financial year.


Naval helicopters | Representational image |

What’s Combined Military Forces-Bahrain? US-backed coalition India joined on Quad sidelines

India is 35th member of the maritime counterterrorism partnership that also includes Pakistan, Australia, Bahrain, Denmark, Egypt, France, Germany and Greece, among others.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.