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Why Xi's congress needs to be watched closely

China's leader will display his grip on the Communist party and chart his plans for his country's future, observes Claude Smadja. IMAGE: Xi Jinping -- general secretary of the Chinese Communist......

Before China sends cheap lethal drones over the border

What if cheap, off-the-shelf drones were modified, armed and operationalised? That could be the future of aerial warfare, as Beijing recently demonstrated. What must India do now? Mathew......

Modi-Trump Summit: Truly historic step is unlikely

At no other time has a single meeting of the leaders of two democracies been so critical and hazardous.But Modi's recent actions and pronouncements and the Trump presidency's turbulence make it......

What India expects from its next President

'A President who is a living embodiment of high principles can tone up the entire national fabric,' says B S Raghavan, the distinguished civil servant. The Presidential sweepstakes have begun with......

FULL TEXT of President's R-Day address to the nation

Fellow citizens: On the eve of the sixty-eighth Republic Day of our nation, I extend warm greetings to all of you in India and abroad. I convey my special greetings to members of our Armed Forces,......

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......

State of economy: Glass half-empty or half-full?

While naysayers say the economy is on a downward spiral, optimists point out that India has experienced a shift of gears in the realm of policies, thanks to several initiatives of the Narendra Modi......

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......

'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......

We want to bat well tomorrow and press for a win: Pujara

'It's the communication, both of us have been playing Test cricket for a long time. Especially me and him -- we are playing (only) this format particularly and we have spent a lot time not just on......

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,......
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Rahul mocks at 'chowkidar' Modi over bank fraud

Mudhol: Mocking at Narendra Modi for claiming to be a 'chowkidar' (watchman) than the Prime Minister of the country, Congress President Rahul... ...
Tamil Nadu Govt, Microsoft tie-up to accelerate cloud technology adoption

Chennai: Reaffirming its commitment towards transforming the education landscape, the government of Tamil Nadu on Saturday announced signing an... ...
Harsimrat Kaur Badal to inaugurate One Globe Forum 2018

[India], Feb.8 (ANI): Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal will inaugurate the 'One Globe Forum 2018', which is to be held on February 9 and 10, at... ...
Big ticket event starts amid extra armour to prevent violence

The 11th edition of JLF began in the usual high spirit amid tight security following the threat perceptions. However, soon the crowd grooved to the... ...
Hope for nation lies in its young citizens-President Kovind

[India], Jan.25 (ANI): President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday said that the nation's future lies in the hands of its younger generation, and... ...

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