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Episode 958 July 16, 2020

How China surprised India at the border, why UGC wants college exams, lockdown in Bihar

In the first segment, Sushant Singh talks about why the standoff with China came as a surprise to India despite there being intel about it, the gap in communication between intelligence agencies and the army, the similarities between Kargil and how the crisis began this time, and the lessons India can learn from all this. Next, Ritika Chopra explains why the University Grants Commission (UGC) is insisting that university final exams take place in September and why some states are opposing this (10:45). And last, Santosh Singh talks about why Bihar is going under lockdown, the reason why it has seen the recent surge in cases, and why the state is struggling to manage the COVID-19 crisis (21:02).


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How China surprised India at the border, why UGC wants college exams, lockdown in BiharIn the first segment, Sushant Singh talks about why the standoff with China came as a surprise to India despite there being intel about it, the gap in communication between intelligence agencies and the army, the similarities between Kargil and how the crisis began this time, and the lessons India can learn from all this. Next, Ritika Chopra explains why the University Grants Commission (UGC) is insisting that university final exams take place in September and why some states are opposing this (10:45). And last, Santosh Singh talks about why Bihar is going under lockdown, the reason why it has seen the recent surge in cases, and why the state is struggling to manage the COVID-19 crisis (21:02). You can follow us and leave us feedback on Facebook and Twitter @expresspodcasts, or send us an email at podcasts@indianexpress.com. If you like this show, please subscribe and leave us a review wherever you get your podcasts, so other people can find us. You can also find us on https://www.indianexpress.com/audio.
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