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June 15, 2020

Private Bus Operations in Kerala: Challenges and Way Ahead

Even after the lifting of lockdown restrictions, private bus operations are reeling under the pressure of reduced occupancy, high taxes and rising fuel charges. With revenue from the fleet dwindling, the bus operators are struggling to even meet crew salaries. […]
June 15, 2020

Rapid increase in COVID spread in India

Dr Rijo M John, Senior fellow at CPPR was part of a discussion on COVID-19 in Manorama News malayalam news channel. This discussion was aired in Manorama News on June 12, 2020
June 15, 2020

Automobile sector gathers speed, new registrations show upward trend in Kerala

CPPR, Chairman Dr D Dhanuraj comments the boom in vehicle sales could hit the public transportation culture in the state in a news article published in The New Indian Express. Perhaps, it is the desire to own a new set […]
June 12, 2020

Rights & Responsibilities of Elected Representatives in changing situation like COVID | Policy Beyond Politics

In this part of Policy Beyond Politics, CPPR Chairman Dr D Dhanuraj and Dr Harisankar K. Sathyapalan, Research Fellow (International Law and Dispute Settlement), CPPR discuss the Rights and Responsibilities that need to be followed by Elected representatives in a […]
June 12, 2020

Rights & Responsibilities of Elected Representatives in changing situation like COVID | Policy Beyond Politics EP 03

In this part of Policy Beyond Politics, CPPR Chairman Dr D Dhanuraj and Dr Harisankar K. Sathyapalan, Research Fellow (International Law and Dispute Settlement), CPPR discuss the Rights and Responsibilities that need to be followed by Elected representatives in a […]
June 11, 2020

Impact of COVID on Refugees across the Globe- Part 2

A large number of refugees seek safety in Europe, but the lack of legal pathways leaves many stranded on unseaworthy boats while using clandestine routes trying to reach Greece, Italy and Spain. Various international organisations have taken up the responsibility […]
June 11, 2020

COVID 19 & Urbanisation: Reimagining Our Urban Development Goals

CPPR- Centre for Urban Studies, Senior Research Associate Praseeda Mukundan talks to Raj Cherubal, CEO Chennai Smart City Limited in a webinar hosted by CPPR-CVV on “COVID 19 & Urbanisation: Reimagining Our Urban Development Goals” on June 9, 2020. Raj […]
June 10, 2020

“Present trend shows the number of COVID cases will reach 6 lakhs by June end”

Dr Rijo M John, Senior fellow at CPPR was part of a discussion on COVID-19 in Asianet News malayalam news channel. He projects 6,00,000 COVID cases in India by June end. Testing rates must improve to keep pace with cases. This discussion […]
June 10, 2020

From Trade to Isolationism: Tracing the Future of Complex Economies

The article focuses on the developing countries, the EU, ASEAN and the Middle East which are facing a dual challenge of COVID-19 and development. The EU also faces a crisis of internal cohesion which is only aggravating. For the emerging […]
June 10, 2020

Online education ‘first bell’ started / school teacher became online celebrity in Kerala , 39 lakh people have seen their lecture on YouTube

CPPR Chairman Dr Dhanuraj comments in a article published in Dainik Bhaskar on the recently started ‘first bell’ online education. He says ” Online class cannot replace the actual class. The online courses have been accepted in higher education, but it […]
June 9, 2020

Watch Live Streaming of: COVID 19 & Urbanisation: Reimagining Our Urban Development Goals

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June 8, 2020

“Positive Steps towards Revival of Economy in the COVID-19 Era”

The South Asia Students For Liberty (SASFL) in association with the Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR) hosted a live webinar on “Positive Steps towards Revival of Economy in the COVID-19 Era” on May 29, 2020. The panellists were Ms […]
June 8, 2020

Kochiites continue to choke drains with waste, fatbergs

CPPR chairman Dr D Dhnauraj comments in a article published in The Times of India on the drainage issue of Kochi corporation. He says “we need to take all stakeholders into confidence and build a mechanism to address the issue,” […]
June 8, 2020

Why the One-Sided Evaluation Against WHO Will Undermine Science and Evidence

This article was originally published on The Wire Science on May 25, 2020. Click here to read Nithin Ramakrishnan The assembly hall of the Palace of Nations, Geneva, where the World Health Assembly usually meets. Photo: Tom Page/Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA […]
June 8, 2020

Changing Power Dynamics of US, China and EU amidst COVID

The COVID pandemic has proved detrimental to the health of the international system as the geopolitical tussle between the US and China shows no signs of abetting and even the EU, the only intact supranational entity, is fumbling in uniting its […]

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