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NITI Aayog

Vaccine Fears: Top Doctors Urge PM Modi, Other Politicians To Take The Shot

Jan 21, 2021 Jeevan Prakash Sharma

If US President Joe Biden, Prime Ministers of Singapore and the UAE, and other global leaders can take the vaccine, ‘why are our politicians hesitant?’

Of Those Vaccinated For Covid, 0.18% Were Adverse Events, Says Government

Jan 19, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

NITI Aayog member V K Paul said concerns about adverse effects and serious problems post immunisation as of now seem to be unfounded, negligible, and insignificant

Wanted: A Poshan Plus Strategy To Deal With Malnutrition

Niti Aayog flags gaps and challenges in the implementation of Poshan Abhiyan in various states

Govt Says Covid-19 Progress Is Reassuring, Cautions Against Any Laxity

Dec 15, 2020 PTI

Mortality is declining and cases have come down to almost 22,000, says Dr V K Paul of Niti Aayog

'Too Much Of Democracy' In India Makes It Hard To Carry Out Reforms: NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant

It is not easy to compete against China without hard reforms, Kant said.

29 November, 2020

New Farm Laws Not 'Properly Understood' By Farmers: NITI Aayog


Thousands of farmers, mainly from Punjab and Haryana, have been protesting against the three new laws.

22 November, 2020

Govt Mulls Modalities Of Emergency Authorisation Of Covid-19 Vaccine


These developments assume significance as Pfizer is seeking emergency use authorisation of its Covid-19 vaccine from the US regulators.

20 November, 2020

Here's How To Treat Severe Acute Malnutrition With Therapeutic Foods

Team Poshan

RUTF ensures the recovery of a SAM child in 2-3 months at the community level, which is higher than other nutrition programmes

19 November, 2020

India Must Brace For A Massive Spike In Malnutrition Post Covid

Veena S Rao

The already high incidence of wasting and stunting among children will see a dramatic increase unless we can ensure proper nutrition.

30 October, 2020

India To Pursue Self Reliance, Says Niti Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar


Rajiv Kumar said India is committed to the global economy and opening trade order

17 October, 2020

PM Modi To Address Inaugural Function Of Grand Challenges Annual Meeting


The Grand Challenges Annual Meeting, for the last 15 years, has fostered international innovation collaborations to address the biggest challenges in health and development.


07 September, 2020

Reimagining Public Health II: Rajiv Kumar, Vice Chairperson, NITI Aayog

In the second and concluding part of this interview, Rajiv Kumar talks about CSR in the field of nutrition, the migrant crisis and the growing public interest in the plight of the downtrodden

06 September, 2020

Reimagining Public Health: Interview With Rajiv Kumar, Vice Chairperson, NITI Aayog

In the first part of this two part interview, Rajiv Kumar assesses the impact of Covid-19 on India’s nutrition programs, and discusses food fortification, the Poshan Atlas and more

15 May, 2020

'Geniuses Have Done It Again': Rahul Gandhi Mocks Niti Aayog Over Zero Covid-19 Case Prediction


According to a graph posted by Rahul Gandhi, COVID-19 cases in India show a complete dip on May 16 -- suggesting zero cases.

11 April, 2020

Delegating Specialized Clinical Work To ‘Technically Qualified’ Is A Terrible Idea

Salik Ahmad

Niti Aayog Vice-Chairman said that we don’t always need a doctor to give anesthesia or read scans. The idea is silly and dangerous.

19 January, 2020

'Besides Watching Dirty Films, You Do Nothing In J&K': Niti Aayog Member On Internet Shutdown In Kashmir

Outlook Web Bureau

VK Saraswat said the internet blockade in Kashmir for over five months didn't have a significant effect on the economy.

14 December, 2019

India's Story Has Just Begun, Says NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant


The country had ended crony capitalism by bringing in the insolvency and bankruptcy code, NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant said, adding that the third key reform was in the real estate sector.


26 November, 2019

National Milk Day: Dr. Kurien’s Lessons From Building India’s Largest Rural Industry

Hitesh Bhatt

The dairy sector is one of the few success stories in India's recent agriculture history

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

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Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz