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Bold plan to build herd immunity

THE COVID19 HAS taken the world by storm. Nations are trying to grapple with the situation; economies are going for a toss and everyday life is being altered every bit. Lock-downs and their extensions have become routine. Staying in Sweden and witnessing these make a different-planet feel. Yes, Sweden has no

Soaring tensions

“All the world’s a stage,” said Shakespeare. For nearly four years, President Donald Trump treats the world as his stage. " The start of the New Year witnessed the assassination of Iran’s top military commander, General Qasem Soleimani, by a US drone strike on 3 January 2020. Soon after, thousands of people

The last teen year of this century

Another year passed, the last teen year of this century. The world witnessed many memories – good, bad and ugly. As part of this year end issue, IE continues highlighting ten major happenings in 2019. The annual caveat still holds – it is just a list and NOT THE top

Higher priority for railways

Railway development received high priority under the NDA II government. First under Suresh Prabhu and subsequently under Piyush Goyal, the railway portfolio gained weight. While the dedicated freight corridor initiated earlier by the UPA government was a major milestone, it has been taking long years to make an impact. The handsome

Trump and Netanyahu rule the headlines

US President Trump’s calls to reject immigrants from poor, non-white nations such as Haiti in favour of those from Norway have sparked widespread outrage. Trump also went on to roil the controversy surrounding the publications of Fire and Fury, a tell-all tale which featured incendiary comments by his former advisor, Steve

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