Author: Vaishali Basu Sharma

Nepal: Easy target for Chinese Money Launderers

Despite the coronavirus pandemic imposing lockdowns, India’s Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI)’s seizures of smuggled foreign-origin gold in the country increased by around 13 per cent in value in 2019-20. Smugglers are now increasingly relying on...

Snuffing out Baloch Activists

“The Danger to my life was increasing daily” Pakistan’s dirty war against its own people continues unabated. This time the target of its indiscriminate eradication of Baloch activists was prominent student leader Karima Mehrab...

China’s Vaccine Strategy

As several vaccine makers worldwide are publishing preliminary data showing efficacy rates of 90 percent and higher, China too has been busy with producing a vaccine. How precise this vaccine is remains to be...