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India’s pollsters face uphill battle

India’s pollsters face uphill battle

Thousands of candidates, hundreds of parties, endless combinations of possible coalitions – spare a thought for India’s pollsters, tasked with making sense of the country’s fiendishly complicated politics ahead of a general election due by May.

Disposing of shares to third parties

Disposing of shares to third parties

Question: Due to some differences with other partners, I have decided to sell my shares in a company. To remain involved in the company’s activities indirectly I am planning to sell the shares to a friend.

Geoengineering is a dangerous distraction

Geoengineering is a dangerous distraction

As concentrations of atmospheric carbon dioxide surpass 400 parts per million, the costs of the climate crisis – in terms of economic losses, environmental impacts, and human lives – continue to rise.

Reflections on achieving the global education goals

Reflections on achieving the global education goals

Throughout my life, I have seen the power of education. I have witnessed how quality education for all can support the creation of dynamic economies and help to sustain peace, prosperity, and stability.

Nasa heading back to Moon, this time to stay

Nasa heading back to Moon, this time to stay

Nasa is accelerating plans to return Americans to the Moon, and this time, the US space agency says it will be there to stay.

A Brexit survival kit for City of London

A Brexit survival kit for City of London

Only now, as we approach the third anniversary of the United Kingdom’s referendum on membership in the European Union, are the implications of leaving the bloc finally sinking in. One indication, amusing to those with a taste for black humor

A year after school massacre, gun control remains elusive in US

A year after school massacre, gun control remains elusive in US

On February 14 last year, a 19-year-old armed with a military-style assault rifle walked into his old high school in Parkland, Florida and slaughtered 17 people.

Experts advise against surgery for shoulder pain

Experts advise against surgery for shoulder pain

Surgery for shoulder pain that isn’t caused by an injury has no better results than nonsurgical options or placebo surgery, and comes with potential harms, an expert panel has concluded.

Philippines regulator stymies DowDuPont’s global seed launch

Philippines regulator stymies DowDuPont’s global seed launch

A Philippines regulator poses an unexpected obstacle to DowDuPont’s launch of a new line of genetically engineered soybeans in the United States as the company challenges Bayer AG’s decades-long dominance of the US seed market.

What Venezuela tells Europe about Russia

What Venezuela tells Europe about Russia

On January 23, National Assembly President Juan Guaid? swore himself in as Venezuela’s interim president before thousands of citizens, in an open challenge to the legitimacy of Venezuelan President Nicol?s Maduro’s disastrous regime.

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