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P.I podcasts is to help listeners understand the work of a Private Investigator, and what a Private Investigator can do to help you. We will be anserwing FAQ's by the public, and welcoming guests to the podcast. Email: info.pisauk@gmail.com Website: www.private-investigators.uk
 
Gaia House is a meditation retreat centre offering silent meditation retreats in the Buddhist tradition. We warmly welcome people of every age, ethnicity, cultural heritage and religious background, socio-economic group, sexual orientation and gender identity, and we are actively working to investigate and remove barriers to inclusion. Join us in to explore the teachings of the Buddha, guided by experienced Dharma teachers from all over the world.
 
Bringing you unfiltered public documents that deserve to be more accessible. Dan Williams, the voice behind the Mueller Report Audio podcast, reads some of the most important government documents for those who want the information, but may be too busy to read or simply want to do other things while consuming the information.
 
The Sleuths are real private investigators here to help you find the truth when you need to know. With sometimes shocking, heartwarming, and hilarious stories from the field, they keep it real. Interviews with experts bring you insights on how people leverage P.I.'s in their lives and businesses. When you need to know, call the sleuths — licensed by the North Carolina Department of Public Safety, Jamie hosts this entertaining and informative podcast to educate individuals and business owners.
 
Ever wondered how automation will change the world? Maybe you puzzle over what India could do to ease traffic congestion, or how China's aircraft carriers will transform Indian Ocean geopolitics? All Things Policy, a daily podcast brought to you by the Takshashila Institution, brings you all the answers. Every weekday, our researchers break down complex economic and geopolitical ideas through the lens of current events. For everyone from the busy executive to the curious student, All Things ...
 
The Future of Money, Governance & the Law is a podcast hosted by the Government Blockchain Association which promotes blockchain technologies by empowering individuals and organizations to connect, communicate, and collaborate to solve public sector challenges around the world. Rick Robinson, as GBA’s new podcast host, is strategically positioned to shed some light on the journey. Rick comes to the show with an extensive background in cybersecurity, cryptography, crypto-currency, elections, ...
 
If you've watched even one news broadcast over the last couple of years you know that Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller, III, has been busy. He has spent the last 22 months investigating Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and the subsequent attempts by the president, Donald Trump, to obstruct said investigation. Now that the findings of his investigation have been released, it's important we read them for ourselves. However, since you might not have time to read a 44 ...
 
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Bangladesh’s per capita GDP has been on a rise as it emerges as the garment factory of the world. Has Bangladesh defied the received wisdom that countries outside East-Asia and Europe can’t have an export-led growth? Sarthak Pradhan and Apurva Kumar discuss the new miracle economy of Bangladesh and the factors that contributed to its growth story. …
 
The delta variant is driving up cases of COVID-19 and it’s troubling in Sacramento County, where less than half of residents are fully vaccinated. The Tokyo Olympics are officially kicking off this week and a local reporting duo joins us with 20 years of experience traveling around the globe covering the Games. Plus, an overview of CapRadio’s summe…
 
Only around 6% of Indians have been fully vaccinated. While there are supply-side constraints, demand-side bottlenecks such as vaccine hesitancy are a challenge. With a new virus variant hitting several countries, vaccine hesitancy in a vast country like India can reverse the gains made in the past few months. One of the factors that are driving va…
 
For more than a century, cultural burning was banned by state and federal governments. Now, indigenous tribes are working side by side with officials, teaching others about the important role fire plays in wildfire management. Plus, what the ruling against DACA means for undocumented immigrants protected by the law, and a conversation with the Sacr…
 
Over the last 10 years, the optimism surrounding social media platforms has given way to skepticism and concerns about their impact on democracy. In this episode, Nitansha Bansal and Prateek Waghre discuss some of the defining characteristics of social media and digital communication networks, and how they can affect strong or weak, liberal or auth…
 
PPIC senior fellow Jeffrey Mount and senior biologist Mike Belchik with the Yurok Tribe explain why recent extreme heat waves and drought risk a near-complete loss of juvenile salmon in the Sacramento River. Maggie Reardon with CNET also updates net neutrality under the Biden Administration, and we learn more about the local entrants for NPR’s Tiny…
 
Prices for goods and services in the U.S. were up 5.4 percent in June compared to last year, marking the largest spike in inflation since 2008. So how is that playing out in Northern California? And critical race theory: what it is, what it isn’t, and why the 40-plus-year-old idea has become a political football. Plus, a look at the summer movie sc…
 
China has reportedly begun the construction of more than 100 new silos for intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) in a desert near the northwest city of Yumen. Pranav Satyanath and Suyash Desai join Aditya Ramanathan to discuss what this development means for China's evolving nuclear strategy, and the US-China and Sino-Indian nuclear dyads. Pr…
 
Royal men and their conquests dominate our imagination of medieval India - but they are merely one part of an enormously diverse and complex group of societies. Medieval Kashmir offers fascinating examples of how women could rise to power and rule as successfully as any man. From women's erasure in history-writing to the legacy of the queens of med…
 
On Thursday, the CapRadio Insight team, in collaboration with the California News Hub, worked to answer your wildfire questions as part of a special one-hour broadcast. This special was aired on public radio stations across California. Californians are facing what could be a historic wildfire season yet again. From the coast to Southern California,…
 
The Constitution of India forms the basis of the republic and influences all aspects of our lives. But is it really that powerful? Suman Joshi and Apurva Kumar talk about the role common citizens played in building constitutional values through the years. This discussion is premised on Rohit De's book, A People's Constitution, in which the author c…
 
Rent protections have been in place since the start of the pandemic, leaving many small landlords facing economic pressures when it comes to paying their bills. A Cal Fire Battalion Chief also explains how wildfires have evolved during his decades-long career as a firefighter. Plus, we get an update on Merced County’s vaccination efforts and how th…
 
The Chinese state is cracking down on the ‘barbaric growth’ of its tech companies. Twenty-five apps from Chinese tech giant Didi were removed from Chinese app stores last week. Rohan Seth talks to Manoj Kewalramani to understand what’s driving this dramatic move by China’s authorities. Link to Manoj’s book: https://www.amazon.in/Smokeless-War-China…
 
Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg discusses his proposal to adopt what he calls a first-in-the-nation right to housing for those living outdoors and an obligation for people to accept housing when offered. Camp Fire survivor Stephen Murray also shares the long road to rebuilding and healing, and we learn more about why FEMA rejected 95% of aid app…
 
Humans have always been fascinated by the Moon, but have never managed to agree on a common set of rules governing our activities on the lunar surface. As outer space becomes increasingly commercialized, competitive, and contested, the US is pushing for the Artemis Accords, a series of bilateral agreements, meant to lay down rules for lunar activit…
 
The pandemic has exacerbated an already alarming teacher shortage across the U.S., with many educators burned out and rethinking whether to stay in the profession; we explore the issue and solutions. A pair of behavioral scientists also explain what “noise” is in professional judgment and why it affects everything from criminal justice to medical t…
 
India has ambitious plans for setting up theatre commands for its armed forces. These are expected to facilitate better planning and unified military response to any future contingency. But, are these theatre commands really necessary? In this episode, Nitin Pai discusses this with three former decorated officers from India's armed forces, Lt. Gene…
 
Christianity in India is as diverse and complicated as anything else in the subcontinent. Though the story of the Portuguese and the Goan Inquisition might dominate airwaves today, the history of Catholicism in Tamil Nadu offers fascinating examples of local Indian beliefs evolving in continuity with the veneration of Catholic saints. Anirudh Kanis…
 
The Chinese Communist Party celebrated its centenary this month. Manoj Kewalramani and Suyash Desai discuss the big ideas and major themes of the build-up to the celebrations and the challenges that the party faces in the future. Follow Manoj Kewalramani on Twitter - https://twitter.com/thechinadude?s=21 Follow Suyash Desai on Twitter - https://twi…
 
How does the Constitution of India codify democratic principles? Why does it see an overarching role for a centralized state? How does it address the issue of representation? In this episode, Apurva Kumar and Sarthak Pradhan discuss the motivations and intentions of the framers of India's constitution. This episode is based on the book - India's Fo…
 
On 23 June, news emerged that Russian forces had fired warning shots and dropped bombs in the path of Royal Navy’s HMS Defender. Russia alleged the British warship was intruding in its territorial waters in the black sea. However, the UK has denied this and downplayed the incident. Dr. Andrey Gubin joins Aditya Pareek to discuss the event and some …
 
In this episode we visit with Chris J Snook CEO of SDK Co about the current and future state of the global economy, decentralized identity, the data economy, the broken aspects of web 2, the promise and current reality of web3 and decentralized systems, the risk of over or under-regulation in the innovation economy, and the regions or countries bes…
 
US’ Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency(DARPA) is the progenitor of many technologies which are synonymous to modern life today. Several countries including India strive to duplicate DARPA and its success in their own respective defence R&D ecosystem. None have been successful due to various policy, funding and structural reasons. Aditya Pare…
 
(Gaia House) 4th exploration of the bases of success: prior ones are in the: Online Dharma Hall - Jun 2021 'retreat album'. This final one explores vīmaṁsa the skilful analysis of experience to develop deeper well-being and freedom on the path of practice. Each exploration stands alone, as well as being part of a series.…
 
The animation, visual effects, gaming and comics (AVGC) industry has seen unprecedented growth and has immense potential in creating jobs and economic opportunities. In this episode, Biren Ghose talks to Sarthak Pradhan about the need for a policy to enable this sector to thrive in the coming years. Biren Ghose is the Vice Chairman at CII National …
 
The UC Davis MIND Institute has rolled out a COVID-19 vaccine clinic, custom-made for those with neurodevelopmental conditions; we take a look at its unique features and its importance right now. An infectious disease expert and a AAA spokesperson explain what you need to know if you’re planning on traveling this holiday weekend, with airfares, gas…
 
China's growing technology prowess has led many countries to rollout old-style industrial policies of their own. What is the likelihood these measures will succeed? Is there a way beyond subsidies? And does the notion of indigenizing high-tech supply chains even make sense? Aditya Ramanathan and Pranay Kotasthane discuss. Further reading: Technopol…
 
California’s budget legally crossed the deadline, but there’s still more negotiating to go; we break down the highlights and get an update on the looming recall election. Plus, why people of color have a harder time reporting sexual assault, and how to teach your children about consent and why understanding at a young age is beneficial. Today's Gue…
 
Over the last decade, India has been facing a flurry of cyber attacks targeted at critical infrastructure sectors for reasons such as espionage or information theft among others. However, information around cyberspace, its definition, and policies remain unclear. It is high time this changes, in the face of increased vulnerability to risks. Ameera …
 
On 21 June, The Department of Consumer Affairs invited comments on draft amendments to the Consumer Protection (E-commerce) Rules, 2020. Anupam Manur and Rohan Seth join Prateek Waghre to unpack the changes proposed and the impact they might have on India’s e-commerce industry. Links: https://pib.gov.in/PressReleasePage.aspx?PRID=1729201 https://pd…
 
This month marked the first anniversary of the Galwan Valley clash between China and India, which resulted in the deaths of 20 Indians and at least four PLA soldiers. Even after 13 months of friction, the two sides have only disengaged at Galwan and Pangong Tso. Manoj Kewalramani and Suyash Desai join Ameera Rao to discuss the possible Chinese moti…
 
At its peak, the Harappan culture was the powerhouse of the Bronze Age world. It stretched from the lush meadows of Punjab to the salt flats of Kutch and the deserts of Sindh, its sway extending over nearly 40% of the human population of the time. What do excavations really tell us about the nature of this unique culture? And what does it have to d…
 
Over time, the proportion of children getting enrolled in schools has increased. But the quality of learning remains a concern. In this episode, Devang Bhandari and Aanchal Govindani talk to Sarthak Pradhan and suggest some measures to improve learning outcomes. The discussion revolves around ideas to improve teacher performance and teaching method…
 
In May, US President Joe Biden ordered an intelligence probe into the origins of the novel coronavirus or SARS-CoV-2. Suspicions that the virus potentially leaked from a lab in Wuhan could have consequences for China. But countries must focus on a science-based investigation rather than politicizing the issue. What is the best way to get closer to …
 
Even as platforms struggle to balance their roles as both reluctant arbiters of truth and protectors of speech, the concentration of power in their hands concerns many scholars. Some proposals aim to strike a balance between competition and free speech by unbundling functions and features on social media platforms. Prateek Waghre and Atish Padhy jo…
 
Are you a victim of fraud involving cryptocurrencies? Is there a new and emerging Nigerian Prince scam trying to separate you from your cryptocurrency? What are the types of scams that are emerging? What should you be looking out for? If you become a victim of cryptocurrency fraud, is there anything you can do about it? What is the process for inve…
 
The Government of Odisha launched KALIA or Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income Augmentation in December 2018 to provide financial assistance to its agricultural workforce. It intends to benefit the state's small and marginal farmers and its sharecroppers, tenant farmers, and landless agricultural households. In this episode, Shilpa Kumar t…
 
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