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The Development Policy Centre is home to the Devpolicy Blog (devpolicy.org) and is a think tank for aid and development policy based at Crawford School of Public Policy, The Australian National University. Devpolicy Talks brings you the latest from our centre’s public events as well as other discussions from our blog and research work covering Australian aid, PNG and the Pacific and global development policy.
 
The Centre for Market and Public Organisation (CMPO) is a leading research centre, combining expertise in economics, geography and law. Our objective is to study the intersection between the public and private sectors of the economy, and in particular to understand the right way to organise and deliver public services. The Centre aims to develop research, contribute to the public debate and inform policy-making. CMPO, now an ESRC Research Centre, was established in 1998 with two large grants ...
 
The Development Policy Centre is a think tank for aid and development policy based at Crawford School of Public Policy, The Australian National University. We undertake independent research and promote practical initiatives to improve the effectiveness of Australian aid, to support the development of Papua New Guinea and the Pacific island region, and to contribute to better global development policy. Our events are a forum for the dissemination of findings and the exchange of new ideas. You ...
 
The Re-Energise Podcast from the Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult is the place to discover more about emerging technology innovation in offshore renewables and the way that we will harness low carbon energy sources to meet our future energy needs. If you have any curiosity about how we’ll harness the world’s tides for our future energy needs, launch intelligent ships with robotic crews in UK waters, adapt national grids to the future energy mix or how artists are envisioning the new offsho ...
 
Terra.do is an online climate school. We teach you everything climate, connect you to an online community of changemakers and put you to work remotely on high-impact climate projects that need your unique skills. Our podcasts are focused on climate change, sustainability, development, conservation, and many more issues focused on developing countries, starting with India.
 
We all want to make a difference — but knowing exactly what we should do with our limited time, money and energy is an extremely hard question. Doing Good Better is a podcast about using reason and evidence to figure out how we can do the most good, using the ideas of effective altruism. We talk to researchers, development economists, philosophers, journalists, charity workers, entrepreneurs, and social scientists to try to figure out what works — and just as importantly, what doesn't. More ...
 
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Our guest in the VLGA Connect studio today is Terry Moran, AC, chair of the Centre for Policy Development, discussing confidence in our democratic institutions, local government's place in our democracy, and 'the lack of faith' at a federal level in the capacity of local government.By Victorian Local Governance Association
 
Much of our online activity is mediated by algorithms. Whether we are shopping online, binge-watching TV shows, or scrolling through social media, algorithms watch over us and feed us what we see. Algorithmic content curation has associated accountability and ethical challenges that have no easy answers. Mihir Mahajan joins Rohan Seth to talk about…
 
First, Indian Express’ Bureau Chief Ravish Tiwary talks about Karnataka’s new Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai – why he was appointed, what we know about his leadership, the challenges he will face, and how this will affect the BJP's future. Next, Indian Express’ Gargi Verma talks about the Chhattisgarh government planning to take over a private med…
 
On VLGA Connect, we meet the newly confirmed CEO of Land Use Victoria, the agency responsible for so many important but often unseen functions for the Victorian community. LUV looks after land registration, surveying, place naming, maps and spacial data. We talk about how the agency works with local government, and the exciting new Digital Twin Vic…
 
A border dispute between Assam and Mizoram resulted in the deaths of five Assam Police personnel and a civilian on 26 July. Even though both the states are ruled by the Bharatiya Janata Party and its NDA ally, the Mizo National Front, the dispute seems to have blown up with chief ministers of both states engaging in a Twitter spat exchanging allega…
 
A border dispute between Assam and Mizoram resulted in the deaths of five Assam Police personnel and a civilian on 26 July. Even though both the states are ruled by the Bharatiya Janata Party and its NDA ally, the Mizo National Front, the dispute seems to have blown up with chief ministers of both states engaging in a Twitter spat exchanging allega…
 
Weekly Superstition: Saving Money Spiritually | வாரம் ஒரு மூடநம்பிக்கை: பணம் சேமிக்க பரிகாரங்கள்Discussion on a conspiracy scheme that is dragging Tamil society into darkness.If you find this interesting, please share this with your friends.YouTube: www.youtube.com/channel/UCx97NbvGoEqulrNzEkrHeWAFacebook: www.facebook.com/pagutharivupodcastFollow …
 
On this episode, Cyrus is joined by the charminig Aditya Gupta, Founder and Managing Director at Life First, a company that has been in-charge of implementing COVID-19 restrictions and safety protocols on the sets and shoots of Bollywood movies and TV shows. Cyrus talks to Aditya about restrictions on sets, the many ways in which the virus could sp…
 
With corporate vaccinations picking up pace, India Inc is readying itself to get all its employees back to physical offices. This means that professionals who had built their work-from-home routine for more than 15 months will have to get back to their workplaces. Will employees be hesitant? In this episode of Future Wise, Moneycontrol's M Saraswat…
 
“Preparedness is always better than response.” Indonesia is currently suffering another wave of COVID-19, in addition to 10 other major infectious diseases. In this episode we talk with Eka Wulan Cahyasari from the Indonesian Red Cross Society about how, with the support of the Centre, they are drawing upon existing pandemic preparedness tools and …
 
Recently Japan issued its 2021 Defense White Paper, which serves as a window into the priorities and activities of the Japanese Ministry of Defense and Self-Defense Forces. This year the publication has garnered much more attention merely from its cover that indicates a more assertive posture. Aditya Pareek and Suyash Desai join Ameera Rao to discu…
 
First, Liz Matthew joins the podcast to discuss the resignation of BS Yediyurappa as the Chief Minister of Karnataka and what's next for the state. Next, Tora Agarwala tells us what happened during the recent clash at the Assam-Mizoram border clash, how it began, and how the Centre is handling the dispute. (11:05) And finally, we go over the latest…
 
Nifty slipped back below 15,750 level, tracking weak global cues, on July 27. Except for metal and PSU bank indices, all sectors followed the footsteps of the benchmark and ended the day in the red. Nifty Pharma index was the worst hit with a loss of over 4 percent. On the derivatives front, Call writers once again added hefty open interest at 15,8…
 
Flash floods, two fierce cyclones, heat waves, torrential rains, monsoon floods, landslides – why is India witnessing a series of climate-related calamities this year? Currently, as the west coast of India is still reeling from the fury of the deadly monsoons, over 150 people have already lost their lives in Maharashtra from landslides and floods t…
 
Flash floods, two fierce cyclones, heat waves, torrential rains, monsoon floods, landslides – why is India witnessing a series of climate-related calamities this year? Currently, as the west coast of India is still reeling from the fury of the deadly monsoons, over 150 people have already lost their lives in Maharashtra from landslides and floods t…
 
On this episode, Cyrus is joined by F2 Racing car driver Jehan Daruvala. They talk about Jehan starting out in racing so young, Parsis and their love for cars, how he started karting at a very young age, how it all works - Formula 1, 2 & 3, how it all starts from Go-karting, how Jehan moved up the ranks to be in Formula 2 right now, and tons more. …
 
In the last few years, investing in debt mutual funds has been difficult, especially in funds taking credit risks. The liquidity crunch that hit debt markets after Covid-19 pandemic led to redemption pressures on several debt schemes. When redemption pressures hit a debt scheme, the fund manager is likely to sell higher-rated debt securities, which…
 
Kathryn Arndt returns to the Newsroom for a discussion about the week's topical issues, including a new campaign to make Parliamentary sessions more inclusive; another deferral of council elections in New South Wales; barriers to female participation as Councillors in the news; and much more as we count down to 200 episodes of VLGA Connect.…
 
As the Delta variant spreads, there is fear of new mutations causing further waves of COVID-19. Genomic surveillance is key to identify and contain the spread of these new variants. In this episode, Shambhavi Naik, Ruturaj Gowaikar and Priyal Lyncia D'Almeida discuss India's genomic surveillance efforts and the ways in which it can increase its cap…
 
First, Indian Express’ Vaibhav Ozarkar, talks about the devastation that unprecedented rains have caused in western and Konkon regions of Maharashtra. Next, Indian Express’ Krishn Kaushik, talks about China erecting tents in Demchok (Ladakh) on the Indian side, and the ongoing standoff between India-China (10:52). And in the end, a quick look at ho…
 
For almost two months, Nifty has been trading in a narrow range of 15,600 to 15,950. Last week, Nifty found support around its 50-day exponential moving average (EMA) and reversed north. At present, the 50-day EMA is placed at 15,581. The daily ADX line for Nifty has reached below 9, which can be considered extremely low as compared to historical r…
 
In this podcast, we discuss Vikram Sampath's latest book "Savarkar A Contested Legacy". This book covers Veer Savarkar's life from 1924-1966. What were Veer Savarkar's views on caste? What happened with the Hindu Mahasabha as a political outfit? Did Veer Savarkar have a role in Mahatma Gandhi's assassination?Follow Vikram:Twitter: @vikramsampathBoo…
 
Ending the month-long speculation of a change of guard in Karnataka, after a two-year stint as chief minister, BS Yediyurappa resigned from his post on 26 July. In an event organised to celebrate the two years of his governance, Yediyurappa delivered an emotional speech and said that every moment in his political career has been an "agnipariksha." …
 
Ending the month-long speculation of a change of guard in Karnataka, after a two-year stint as chief minister, BS Yediyurappa resigned from his post on 26 July. In an event organised to celebrate the two years of his governance, Yediyurappa delivered an emotional speech and said that every moment in his political career has been an "agnipariksha." …
 
On this episode, Cyrus is joined by Amit and Silverie to talk about two new words Cyrus has come across, electric shocks from plug-points, cops in Mumbai during the lockdown, losing phones at the bank, a social media influencer posting a fake suicide video to gain more followers, USA losing to France in basketball at the Tokyo Olympics, and lots mo…
 
First, Vishnu Varma joins the podcast to describe a bizarre incident in Kerala’s Kollam where a social media prank led to the death of an infant and two women. Next, Lalmani Verma discusses how one of India’s oldest tourist hotspots is dealing with an increasing number of tourists post the second Covid wave. (12:05) And finally, we go over highligh…
 
Back in the 19th century, women were supposed to stay home and learn cooking and needlework -- but some dared to fight the odds and get an education. Some even became doctors. Kavitha Rao joins Amit Varma in episode 235 of The Seen and the Unseen to discuss her new book on six pioneering lady doctors. Also discussed: the craft of writing and storyt…
 
What is the role of religion and caste in Indians’ lives? How do we think about our identity as Indians? What do our choices about how we worship, what we eat, and what we wear say about our identity? Pew Research Center conducted face-to-face interviews with 29,999 Indians across India to obtain answers to these questions and more. In this episode…
 
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