Insights into Editorial: Taking national data seriously

Insights into Editorial: Taking national data seriously     Introduction: In a digital economy, data is the central resource. The Prime Minister recently compared data to property at the advent of the industrial era.  Data is being considered as a nation’s new wealth. How data will be employed fruitfully, and its value captured, will decide …

Insights into Editorial: Govt needs to find sustainable solution for price stabilisation of Tomatoes-onions-potatoes

Insights into Editorial: Govt needs to find sustainable solution for price stabilisation of Tomatoes-onions-potatoes   Context: Tomatoes-onions-potatoes (TOP) are the three basic vegetables that face extreme price volatility and the government often finds itself on the edge in fulfilling its dual objectives of ensuring remunerative prices for farmers and affordable prices for consumers. Last month, …

Insights into Editorial: Agents of change: On investing in women’s education

Insights into Editorial: Agents of change: On investing in women’s education Introduction: Malnutrition refers to deficiencies, excesses or imbalances in a person’s intake of energy and/or nutrients. The term malnutrition covers two broad groups of conditions: Undernutrition:  It includes stunting (low height for age), wasting (low weight for height), underweight (low weight for age) and …

Insights into Editorial: India needs to pay close attention to deepening of Nepal-China cooperation

Insights into Editorial: India needs to pay close attention to deepening of Nepal-China cooperation Context: President Xi Jinping’s brief but significant visit to Kathamandu was defined by the determination to accelerate the development of an ambitious trans-Himalayan corridor between China’s Tibet and Nepal. We are not referring to military and defence exchanges but to the …

Insights into Editorial: Prize for peace: On Nobel for Ethiopia PM

Insights into Editorial: Prize for peace: On Nobel for Ethiopia PM   Introduction: List of Nobel Prize winners of this year: Medicine: William Kaelin and Gregg Semenza of the US and Britain’s Peter Ratcliffe award this year for discoveries on how cells sense and adapt to oxygen availability, paving the way for new cancer treatments. …