Tuesday, 17 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 | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Indian law needs to account for women, make finance inclusive

Indian women face multiple barriers in accessing finance in an equitable manner. Research suggests adding a gender lens to existing laws and financial products is crucial.
Vehicles at a petrol pump station in Bengaluru, on 4 March 2021 | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Heatwave sends Indians into air-conditioned cars for relief, petrol sales soar

Petrol sales have gone up 14% during 1-15 May from the corresponding period in April, a considerable amount especially in comparison to other fuels.


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Desi defence start-up helps Army go off decades-long dependence on imported cold-weather gear

While AROO does research on the product, manufacturing is handled by another company with which it has a tie-up. The first set of AROO gear was delivered in second half of 2021.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.