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Revolutionize Cultural Norms and Beliefs to Encourage R&D Investment in Companies

Revolutionize Cultural Norms and Beliefs to Encourage R&D Investment in Companies

WhatsApp showcases tales of ancient glory, while global reports highlight India's rankings in hunger, press freedom, and sustainable development. India ranks 40th on the GII 2023, above all BRICS nations except China. WhatsApp is a good place to feel great about ourselves as a nation, with prolific tales of ancient glory. A more prosaic view of where we stand as a nation is available from assorted global reports, for example, on hunger (111th out of 125 countries), press freedom (159th out of 180 countries), and UN's sustainable development ranking (112th among 166 countries). In comparison, India's rank of 40 on the World Intellectual Property Organisation's Global Innovation Index (GII) 2023 isn't so dismal. India ranks above all BRICS nations, except China. cultural
A Lifeline for Widows: Insights into the Indira Gandhi National Widow Pension Scheme (IGNWPS)

A Lifeline for Widows: Insights into the Indira Gandhi National Widow Pension Scheme (IGNWPS)

Like many other countries, India struggles to meet the needs of its vulnerable populations — especially widowed women who often experience social exclusion and financial hardship. In response to this pressing issue, the Government of India introduced the Indira Gandhi National Widow Pension Scheme (IGNWPS) in 2009.
Chabahar Port: India-Iran Deal & US Sanctions

Chabahar Port: India-Iran Deal & US Sanctions

On May 13, India and Iran formally signed a 10-year agreement for management and development of the strategically located Chabahar Port in southeastern Iran. Until now there has been an annual contract awarded to India Port Global Ltd (IPGL). Indian Minister of Shipping Sarbanand Sonowal travelled to Iran to witness the signing ceremony of this important connectivity initiative which provides access to Afghanistan and Central Asia as well as larger Eurasia and the Caucasus. However, this progress was quickly eclipsed by a sanctions warning from the US.  
Innovative Technologies May Address EVM Manipulation Issues

Innovative Technologies May Address EVM Manipulation Issues

The integrity of elections now depends not on the integrity of the election officials but on the integrity of the software and engineers of 2 EVM manufacturers. The essential task of a voting system is to make sure that a vote that is cast is cast as intended, recorded as cast, and counted as recorded. Many fear that the ongoing Indian elections, presided over by one of the least inspiring Chief Election Commissioners of the recent past, will fail to fulfil this task.