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Indoor air quality can affect health

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Varun Pahwa Come the festive season and the media are full of stories on the drastic air pollution that envelops our cities, especially the capital. The smog is a deadly cocktail of dust, vehicle exhaust, and smoke from the surrounding countryside where farmer... More »

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These Foods Can Change The Color Of Your Poop

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Kate Bratskeir Tania Bondar via Getty ImagesSome changes in the color of your poop could be caused by your diet or medications. Other times, a change of color could indicate a medical concern. “It’s not blood, it’s beets.” There’s a monumental scene from “Port... More »

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Modi’s flash of wit

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Livemint There is little that can discomfit Prime Minister Narendra Modi, it is believed, and he provided us further evidence on Thursday soon after social media buzzed with a picture of his attempt to watch the morning’s solar eclipse. It was a picture he him... More »

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There is more to life than the GDP

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Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts.” This old adage is particularly pertinent as we look ahead to 2020 and beyond. Part of the popular backlash against political and business elites may simply be that peopl... More »

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An assessment of China’s IP protection

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As 2020 approaches, US tariffs on Chinese goods have reached levels not seen since the US Smoot-Hawley Tariff Act of 1930, which played a key role in exacerbating the Great Depression. A key complaint of US President Donald Trump is China’s failure to respect ... More »

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Managing the CAA & NRC Imbroglio

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Saroj Chadha For the last six months, a small section of the 130 crores Indian society was itching to initiate nationwide protests against the government at the centre. Politicians from the opposition, misguided liberals and a few Muslim community leaders, who... More »