Because of its large population, India, in absolute terms, is expected to lose the equivalent of 34 million full-time jobs in 2030 due to heat stress. Heat is linked with the deterioration of working conditions, reduction in productivity, and a compromise in workers' security and well-being. Anupriya Mohta and Sudisha Mishra contextualise the heat stress problem in India, how it's linked with job losses, and what policy measures can be taken.
India has plans to put one of its citizens on the International Space Station in 2024. But why do governments bother to put people into space when they can use robots? And how should India approach such costly missions? Satya Sahu and Aditya Ramanathan discuss.
In this episode, Amit Kumar quizzes Anushka Saxena on the industrial and policy ecosystem surrounding drone technology in the Chinese military. Anushka describes types of Chinese drones, increasing emphasis on the modularity and autonomy of drones, and the challenges the Chinese ecosystem is...