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IN-SPACe and Space Reforms in India

Space law expert Ranjana Kaul and space entrepreneur Narayan Prasad discuss space reforms and the recent Indian IN-SPACe announcement with host Pavan Srinath on Episode 144 of The Pragati Podcast. On June 24, 2020, the Cabinet of the Govt of India met to approve the setting up of IN-SPACe, the Indian National Space Promotion and Authorisation...

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Palliative care: Treating the Person, Not the Disease

Dr. M.R. Rajagopal of Pallium India talks to host Pavan Srinath about Palliative care, what it means and how we can ease suffering and pain for millions of Indians, on Episode 139 of The Pragati Podcast. Palliative care focuses on quality of life of patients, especially those facing life-threatening illnesses, and involves treating pain, alleviating suffering and managing other challenges...

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ಕೊರೋನ – ವೈದ್ಯ. A Private Practitioner & COVID-19.

What is it like to be a practicing doctor and family physician in Bengaluru during COVID-19? Pavan Srinath talks to Dr Srinand Srinivas on Episode 61 of Thale-Harate.    ಕೊರೋನ ವೈರಸ್ ಪ್ರಪಂಚದ ಕೋಣೆ ಕೋಣೆಗಳಲ್ಲಿಯೂ ಹರಡುತ್ತಿದೆ. ಇದಕ್ಕೆ ಔಷಧಿಗಳು ಪರಿಹಾರಗಳು ಇನ್ನೂ ಸಂಶೋಧನಾ ಸ್ಥಿತಿಯಲ್ಲೇ ಇದೆ. ಭಾರತದಲ್ಲಿ ಜನಸಾಮಾನ್ಯರಿಗೆ ತಮ್ಮ ಮೊದಲನೆಯ ವೈದ್ಯರು ಯಾವಾಗಲೂ ಮನೆ ವೈದ್ಯರೇ ಆಗಿದ್ದಾರೆ. ಈ ಸಮಯದಲ್ಲಿ ಒಬ್ಬ ಫಿಸಿಷಿಯನ್ ಆಗಿರುವವರು ಅನುಭವ ಏನು...

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From Jobless Growth to Job-Loss Growth

This is the eleventh edition of The Jobscape, our weekly round-up of news and opinion on the state of employment and job creation in India. In this edition, we look at recruitment in the armed forces, women and jobs in STEM, artificial intelligence and the woes of youth.

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Hide the Data

This is the tenth edition of The Jobscape, our weekly round-up of news and opinion on the state of employment and job creation in India. In this edition, we look at the official job numbers from the National Sample Survey Office (NSSO), the interim budget, universal basic income and lessons from China.

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What All Those Ministers Say!

This is the ninth edition of The Jobscape, our weekly round-up of news and opinion on the state of employment and job creation in India. In this edition, we look at the ministrations of Modi’s ministers, Ambani vs Bezos, jobs for trans men, and unfair taxes on angel investors.

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