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Monday, October 18, 2021

Lakshmi Puri

The writer is former assistant secretary-general of the United Nations and deputy executive director of UN Women

India’s diplomatic win on Afghanistan
Sat, Sep 11, 2021

Lakshmi Puri writes: It was able to persuade Russia and China to abstain and not veto UNSC Resolution 2593, which condemns violence in Afghanistan and commits to peace.

Kamala Harris’ victory will have a deep impact on India-US affinities and strategic partnerships
Mon, Nov 16, 2020

Kamala Harris’s elevation to VP pushes the frontiers of diversity and is an American milestone with repercussions globally.

We need to plan for Tech 4.0-driven creative destruction in employment
Tue, Sep 22, 2020

The “great growling engine” of technological change need not cause a train wreck of productive jobs. We could steer it to four powers of possible destinations or Char Dhams.

It should inspire countries to recommit to principle of universal bio-deterrence.
Sat, May 02, 2020

COVID-19 illustrates the insidious nature and catastrophic potential of biological weapons.