With a steadily expanding fleet of satellites for both civilian and military purposes, the technological ability to secure these is a national imperative, as is the diplomatic ability to proactively shape the global governance of outer space with like-minded partners.
Carnegie India, in partnership with the Vedica Scholars Programme for Women, hosted the fifth talk of the Anahita Speaker Series on “Creating Safer Cities.”
The experiment by He Jiankui, a Chinese researcher who claims to have produced genetically altered babies, has polarized the scientific community, and brought the potential benefits and pitfalls of gene editing into sharp focus—both in India and the world.
Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan recently said that the “post-war international order” has “come to collapse.”
Carnegie India, in partnership with the Vedica Scholars Programme for Women, hosted the fourth talk of the Anahita Speaker Series on “The Rise of Fake News in India.”
The post-Tiananmen era in China had an element that reinforced Deng Xiaoping’s model of “open economy and closed polity”—the rise of the all-knowing surveillance state with enormous potential for digital repression.
Emerging economies like India that are considering data protection regulations need to carefully evaluate the direct and indirect costs of such laws.
Unlike in the traditional Belt and Road projects, India has significant capabilities in the space and digital domains.
A Chinese scientist dropped a bombshell in November 2018 when he unveiled the world’s first gene-edited babies. How are other countries, including India, navigating the dizzying array of rewards and risks associated with gene-editing research?
Before India’s political scene got so intensely polarized, there was a time when the Opposition celebrated the government’s national security achievements. It also offered close scrutiny of government policies on science and technology.