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Donald Trump: A dangerous mind

'India and Indian Americans cannot rely on wishful thinking about the checks and balances in the US system to magically take care of the many dangerous things that Trump could do,' says......

What China will do next in the South China Sea

'After a strategic pause, Beijing will revive its policy of slowly creeping towards acquiring sovereignty over the South China Sea,' says former RA&W officer Jayadev Ranade. The decision announced......

'Naik evokes a closed reading of the Quran to establish Islamic supremacy'

'Naik is an outcome of an image-centric Islam, which is linked to the technological changes introduced by new media.''English educated upper middle class Muslims embraced Naik's image-centric Islam......

Beyond the symbolism, the substance from Pranab's China visit

Amid reports of souring ties, President Pranab Mukherjee visited Beijing for three days last week. On his return to India, hopes of better ties have arisen, says senior correspondent R Rajagopalan,......

India must overcome 'tremendous' challenges to realise potential, says top Indian-American diplomat

India needs to overcome "tremendous challenges" like religious, gender and caste-based discrimination along with hurdles in the energy and health sectors to realise the full potential of the......

India needs more PhDs. Here's why!

The Indian media is full of news these days about the country becoming a knowledge superpower in the 21st century. This rhetoric starts from politicians down to the common man. But every once in a......

6 states hold key to India's demographic dividend

Perhaps half-way through India’s demographic transition, what is the outlook for the future? Robert Malthus wrote his famous An Essay on the Principle of Population in 1798. In that book his......

How Modi can ensure that Bharat indeed become Swachh

Swachh Bharat Mission could focus on using technological innovation to eradicate the problem of open defecation, says R Gopalakrishnan. To illustrate that innovation is possible even with a......

President seeks bigger Chinese market for Indian products

India's exports to China stood at $7.56 billion during the period whereas the imports have jumped to $52.26 billion in April-January Seeking a "more equitable" bilateral trade, India on Wednesday......

Start-ups must learn corporate ayurveda

  Older companies can teach them five lessons that do not assure success but do not backfire either On a recent visit to China, I noticed that Premier Li Keqiang wanted 'mass......

'It took a decade to make The Man Who Knew Infinity'

Director Matt Brown tells Aseem Chhabra/ what it was about The Man Who Knew Infinity that made him persevere for a decade to turn the book into a film. Filmmaking can be an extremely......

'Investing in girls is about the smartest thing you can do'

Over Dosas in Mumbai, Oscar winner Megan Mylan tells Vaihayasi Pande Daniel why she chose India and girl empowerment as the subject of her new documentary. Image: Megan Mylan (centre) with her......

England's Hick appointed Australia's batting coach

IMAGE: Graeme Hick of England misses a drive. Photograph: Brendon Thorne/Getty Images. Former England batsman Graeme Hick has been appointed as Australia's new fulltime batting coach after......

Formula One faces BIG shake-up after Liberty deal

IMAGE: A race queen stands next to a Ferrari Formula One car at the pit. Photograph: Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters. Formula One faces its biggest shake-up in decades with the announcement on Wednesday......

Thomson to train Mumbai pacers ahead of domestic season

Jeff Thompson arrives in Mumbai. Photograph: PTI Having missed touring India during his cricket career, former Australian fast bowler Jeff Thomson arrived in Mumbai early this morning to impart......

ICC appoints Sachin Tendulkar as ambassador for 2015 World Cup

Sachin Tendulkar poses with the 2011 World Cup trophy. Photograph: Ritam Banerjee/Getty Images Indian cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar, who is the all-time leading run-getter in World Cup history,......

We've bowlers to take 20 Indian wickets, says confident McCullum

New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum says he has the bowlers at his disposal to take 20 Indian wickets, after his double century gave the home side the upper hand in the ongoing first Test, in......
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Imperial Dilemma

PRIME Minister Shinzo Abe and the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) have further consolidated their political gains after the latest round of... ...
Changing face of global governance of intellectual property

Despite facing challenges, the WIPO is forging ahead with a much better track record than ever before in 2016. Nevertheless, the global IP regime... ...
Once strangers to computers, govt schoolkids show off coding skills

Knowledge of coding and programming languages has become an essential skill in the 21st century, with children as young as seven years showing... ...
Sri Mahalaxmi Temple From outskirts to the heart of the city

Sanjeev V Sardesai The patron deity or gram devta of Panaji is Sri Mahalaxmi the Goddess of Wealth and she is considered as the consort of Lord... ...
Syndicate Bank MD

Bringing in innovations and being receptive to new ideas — without getting uprooted from distinctive socioeconomic and cultural ethos — has... ...

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