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In praise of branded generics: breaking some myths

News from India - 22. August 2017 - 20:06
Arguments against branded generics are built on emotions rather than facts—making them very social media friendly—but maybe not reflecting reality

Creating well-paid jobs for Indians

News from India - 22. August 2017 - 20:05
NITI Aayog’s plan for labour-intensive, export-oriented industrialization needs more details on how India can enter global value chains

Next Fed chair won’t really control the Fed

News from India - 22. August 2017 - 20:05
Janet Yellen’s successor will face a different world replete with institutional constraints. And that’s a relief.

Strong rupee is hurting Indian industry

News from India - 22. August 2017 - 20:05
It is essential that we bring back the rupee to a more sane and competitive level

Fixing the trade deficit with China won’t be easy

News from India - 22. August 2017 - 20:05
The deficit is not a result of exchange rate but of the inability to either boost productivity or to plug into international supply chains

The republic of statistical scramble

News from India - 22. August 2017 - 20:05
Straightening out data inconsistencies should be a government priority

Supreme Court’s triple talaq verdict is a job half done

News from India - 22. August 2017 - 17:32
The Supreme Court verdict on triple talaq does little to address the tension between religious practice and law. Only Uniform Civil Code can provide a genuine resolution

All personal laws in India are discriminatory

News from India - 22. August 2017 - 16:17
The subtext of all personal laws, regardless of religion, is that women are not equal to men. They, therefore, discriminate against women in marriage, inheritance and guardianship of children.

Where’s the kelp? Warm ocean takes toll on undersea forests

New from UNFCCC - 22. August 2017 - 15:59
Source: AP - When diving in the Gulf of Maine a few years back, Jennifer Dijkstra expected to be swimming through a flowing kelp forest that had long served as a nursery and food for juvenile fish and lobster.

Island states need better data to manage climate losses

New from UNFCCC - 22. August 2017 - 15:59
Source: Climate Home - In the Caribbean and Pacific, islanders are already hit by climate change, but lack tools to measure the damages for leverage in international negotiations

India to have 155 GW non-hydro renewable capacity by 2026: BMI

New from UNFCCC - 22. August 2017 - 15:59
Source: Economic Times - A Fitch Group Company BMI Research today revised upward the non-hydro renewable energy capacity in India to 155 GW from 130 GW by 2026 on the back of higher than expected solar installation and successful wind auctions.

Battling century's worst drought, India's farmers revive traditional grains

New from UNFCCC - 22. August 2017 - 15:59
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - For Nel Jayaraman, the realization that hybrid seeds, chemical fertilisers and pesticides were making farmers more vulnerable to extreme weather came slowly.

El cambio climático arriesga el ciclo de reproducción de la tortuga marina

New from UNFCCC - 22. August 2017 - 15:59
Source: EFE Verde - El cambio climático ha alterado el ciclo de desove y nacimiento de la tortuga marina, en especial de la especie golfina que llega hasta las costas de los estados mexicanos de Jalisco y Nayarit, han alertado expertos.

World has missed chance to avoid dangerous global warming – unless we start geo-engineering the planet

New from UNFCCC - 22. August 2017 - 15:59
Source: Independent - The world has missed the chance to avoid dangerous global warming – unless we start geo-engineering the atmosphere by removing greenhouse gases, according to new research.

A controversial California effort to fight climate change just got some good news

New from UNFCCC - 22. August 2017 - 15:59
Source: Washington Post - A controversial California climate program got a shot of good news this month when a study suggested it is successfully reducing the state’s greenhouse gas emissions and providing other environmental benefits on the side.

Climate Change May Shrink the World’s Fish

New from UNFCCC - 22. August 2017 - 15:59
Source: National Geographic - Warming temperatures and loss of oxygen in the sea will shrink hundreds of fish species—from tunas and groupers to salmon, thresher sharks, haddock and cod—even more than previously thought, a new study concludes.

Climate Refugees: Kiribati

New from UNFCCC - 22. August 2017 - 15:59
Source: CBS - Kiribati, the Pacific island nation with a population of 100,000, faces looming threats due to sea level rise and climate change. The archipelago is made up of 33 coral atolls and lies halfway between Hawaii and Australia.

New research: carbon farming native trees on Maori land

New from UNFCCC - 22. August 2017 - 15:59
Source: Voxy - A new three year research project beginning this year will identify the opportunities and barriers for Māori land on the East Coast that could be used for native forest regeneration for carbon farming

Triple Talaq verdict: is this a case of judicial overreach?

News from India - 22. August 2017 - 15:09
A consequence of the verdict may be that a court can, at any time, cherry pick a religious practice, check if it forms an essential part of the religion, and if not, hold it impermissible

Real estate—is it time to buy?

News from India - 22. August 2017 - 13:18
No. The metrics are saying it is still ‘strongly overvalued’. But the answer depends on your view on how strongly black money will remain in the Indian system

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