It doesn’t get billions, and much of it doesn’t go directly into government coffers but into specific programs like education for girls or sanitation projects which are controlled by NGOs, not Modi
Perhaps we should offer Putin some cash from our Aid budget to help get a Russian space programme that worked as well as India's? Do you think that might get him "on side" and out of Ukraine?
I like Matty's robust challenge of India's priorities. However I suspect most of us would approve of such scientific endeavour for its own sake and for the many spin off benefits which have come from space exploration projects. I confess to a regret that human achievement in this field has left a lot of space junk in obit, on the moon and out into the Solar System. It may be tiny, insignificant even, but it is "littering". "Space Tipping", if you will. The link below might resonate....
Lincolnshire-wide dispersal order for Boston travellershttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-lincolnshire-66605132
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