Tag: India

A Singaporean Ship Caught Fire in Sri Lankan Waters. Who Pays...

X-Press Pearl, a Singaporean ship, caught fire in Sri Lankan waters, polluting the surrounding marine environment. Who pays for the environmental damages?

Tokyo Calling: In Conversation with India’s First Female Sailor

Updated on July 13th In the next episode of our series, Tokyo Calling, Chirag Chinnappa sits down with India's first woman sailor, Nethra Kumanan. Nethra sheds...

Higher Education Rankings: Explained

In this year's QS rankings, IIT-Bombay was the best-placed Indian university (overall), with a global ranking of 177. IIT-Delhi followed at a global rank...

Technically Speaking, Why Does Technology Adoption Need to Be Made More...

Hosted by Swagam Dasgupta  Edited by Malavika VN Technology systems, when adopted by the state, come with a host of concerns, that range from individual data...

Open Access Chronicles: Sci-Hub & Beyond (Chapter 7)

Hosted by Swagam Dasgupta  Edited by Malavika VN  In Chapter 6 of this series, Alexandra Elbakyan—founder of Sci-Hub—took us through what led her to create the...

A New Digital Reality

Growing up, one of my favourite movies was Terminator 2: Judgement Day. Besides Arnold’s catchy one-liners, something that really caught my attention was ‘terminator...

An Often Overlooked Contributor to Climate Change: Banks

When it comes to climate change’s enemies, there are the usual suspects: large carbon-intensive corporations, negligent governments, and of course, the climate change deniers....

What is the Government Doing for Athletes? #Changethescript with Deepthi Bopaiah...

Interviewed by Chirag Chinnappa; Edited by Nidhi Rejithlal. From providing monetary support to upcoming athletes to creating a National Sports Education Board, how are different...

Why Should Companies Invest in Sports? #Changethescript with Deepthi Bopaiah

Interviewed by Chirag Chinnappa; Edited by Nidhi Rejithlal. In India, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is defined as “corporate initiative to assess and take responsibility for...

Technically Speaking, How Can Technology Facilitate Better Administration & Development Efforts?

Interviewed by Sourya Reddy; Edited by Nidhi Rejithlal. One of the less-spoken about impacts that technology can have is on our public administration systems. But...