1. Understanding the Taliban: Because the Taliban mark the primary anniversary of their recapture of energy on August 15, Stanly Johny traces their previous and current by means of key books.
  2. India at 75: It’s time to reclaim its ethical management, writes Happymon Jacob, on the problem at present in defining a novel international coverage identification.
  3. The race of two Asian giants: China and India will form Asia within the subsequent decade, however doubtless in cautious opposition to at least one one other, writes Rana Mitter.
  4. A brand new world imaginative and prescient for G20: Mukul Sanwal argues {that a} shift is required from commitments on help and commerce to collaboration round science and expertise.
  5. What’s the nature of Langya, the brand new zoonotic virus recognized in China? – Ramya Kannan explains.