The industrial halt caused by the Covid-19 has been deemed as beneficial to the environment and numerous activists believe that the implications of lockdowns across the world have aided wildlife and habitats. However, the effects of the pandemic on the plastic industry are being overlooked, and fears over a reset of time in this industry … Continue reading Plastic: a protector or polluter?
An $8 trillion global supply chain is walking on a tight-rope as lockdowns initiated across the world are causing massive disruption in this colossal and essential chain of the food supply. Globalization has caused the agro-industry to become as complex as the wonder supply chains behind the making of an I-phone, if not more. The … Continue reading Feeding the World
The COVID-19 outbreak has had the world poised on the brink of calamity and its frontline health workers balancing on the precipice of danger. Amid this crisis, fundraising the purchase of personal protective equipment allowed Vir and I an opportunity to play a remedial role in a burgeoning pandemic. This process was initiated when Mr. … Continue reading Collecting funds for providing PPE Kits
“This is the time for facts, not fear. This is the time for science, not rumors. This is the time for solidarity, not stigma” WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus made it clear on 30th January, the day WHO declared Covid-19 as a global health emergency, that the international institution will steer away from political agenda … Continue reading WHO’s to blame?
‘Homo Economicus’? Adam Smith’s profound idea of the ‘Invisible Hand’ introduced us to a theory that has been widely acknowledged since the late 18th century, known as the ‘Rational Choice Theory’. Smith along with numerous other traditional economists believed that all humans make rational choices under any circumstance, and based a majority of other theories … Continue reading Are Humans Rational?
‘Cosmologists are often wrong, but never in doubt.’ - Lev Landau Over decades, space exploration has seen rampant development and progress, and critics of the trillion-dollar investments have been shunned by the benefits that it has reaped. Exploring space requires colossal investment and there is always involved a mammoth risk in every rocket that is … Continue reading Space Exploration: a worthwhile proposition for developing nations?
Exploring the possible economic impact of the abrogation of Article 370 Special Status. Since 1956 Kashmir has been termed as a state with a special status under Article 370 of the constitution which incorporated the much contended Article 35A as well. Sheikh Abdullah is regarded as the propagator of this article, which was designed to … Continue reading A More Prosperous Kashmir?
An analysis of the recent slowdown of India’s Automobile Industry Home to the fourth largest automobile industry in the world, India’s auto sector has had its high and lows like no other industry before. This industry had witnessed unparalleled growth in the past, but domestic forces are causing a slowdown followed by a predicted rampant … Continue reading Auto Slowdown Blues
‘Project Pustak’, an initiative inspired by the ‘Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao’ and ‘Padhega India, Badhega India’ campaigns is a nation-wide service that sets up libraries in underprivileged schools, orphanages, old-age homes, and other public centres in order to promote education and learning. In line with the Sustainable Development goals set out by the United Nations, […]http://projectpustak.com/Refer … Continue reading Project Pustak
The world is seeing technological advancement like never before and the need for mathematics in all sectors is increasing exponentially. Innovation and STEM-based careers are in high demand and math is essential to succeed in these areas. Nevertheless, the usage of excuses such as ‘I am not a math person’ has increased. The fallacious notion … Continue reading The Myth of being ‘Bad at Math’