Saturday, 25 June, 2022
TopicRich countries

Topic: Rich countries

Lung cancer is deadly and an unequal burden. Poor countries deserve disease-free ageing too

Worldwide, approximately 70 per cent of cancer deaths occur in lower and middle-income countries, a large fraction of which is due to lung cancer.

Vaccine solidarity? How rich nations used political, economic clout to get ahead in queue

A look at the vaccine acquisition numbers raises serious doubt about global solidarity in Covid-19 resistance.

Economic growth rates look almost medieval in rich countries too

Even before the recent bad news, growth rates had slowed down in most rich countries, to historically low levels in some cases.

On Camera

YourTurn

Bucket hat meet feather boa Photographer: Kevin Winter/Getty Images North America

1990s house music and fashion are back — unfortunately, so is a 1970s economy

It may be fear of recession that’s driving today’s obsession with all things early ‘90s. The period was characterised by a dismal economy and large-scale unemployment.
Bombay Stock Exchange in Mumbai | Bloomberg File Photo

Three charts show trouble for Indian stocks and why its unlikely to end anytime soon

The S&P BSE Sensex Index has fallen more than 15% from its October high, nearing the 20% loss that denotes a bear market.

Defence

The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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