Dinesh C Sharma
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Quantum Leap

Journalist, columnist and author based in New Delhi.

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Why the NEP must spell out ‘ancient knowledge'

If the definition of ancient knowledge is kept open-ended and undefined in NEP, we are headed towards a dangerous whirl.

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What happens if the Covid vaccine is not from India?

A new global mechanism has been unveiled for countries to access a future Covid-19 vaccine, with WHO as one of the sponsors.

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Why we need to be ethical in the race for Covid vaccine

The deadline to begin the trial so that the vaccine could be launched on August 15 may be unrealistic and even illegal.

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The pitfalls of seeking a quick coronavirus cure

Scientific groups are rushing to announce results of their trials in journals, sometimes with questionable data.

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Why it is important for government to be transparent during a pandemic

Transparency should go beyond sharing basic data on infections and mortality and should cover all aspects, such as testing, diagnostics, prevention, treatment and research.

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How to revive the health system in India on a war footing

India needs to channelise the new-found interest in health to reform and revive its public health system.

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The race to the moon: Once taking baby steps in the space arena, India has now become a force to be reckoned with

With Chandrayaan-2 being launched, and Gangayaan in the works, India has established itself as a space superpower.

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Why India's Science Congress 2019 must mean business

The Science Congress brings on one platform policymakers, top science bureaucrats and leading scientists.

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Why India must invest more in developing Artificial Intelligence

China, in particular, is pumping massive investments to achieve global leadership in AI, and hopes to invest up to 150 billion dollars by 2030.

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How money is driving the medical technology business in the country

Documents clearly show that the medical technology industry driven solely by profits does not care about patient welfare or national regulations wherever they exist.