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Why can't Xi shake the Monk's hand?

'Why assail the Tibetan leader at a time when many in China realise that the Buddhist monk is the best bet if Beijing is seriously trying to find a solution to the Tibetan issue?' asks Claude Arpi.......

Why did the British suck up to the Chinese?

'The "Hollandisation" of British policy may not bring the expected gains as the future may show,' says Claude Arpi. IMAGE: Chinese President Xi Jinping and Britain's Queen Elizabeth toast each......

The Man Who Changed India Forever

IMAGE: Prime Minister P V Narasimha Rao: Would India be what it is had he not backed liberalisation?       'Without doubt, Narasimha Rao confronted huge challenges. Yet, in the very......

Ancient achievements or state-supported pseudo-science?

The 102nd Indian Science Congress, which concluded last week, saw claims on ancient aviation and surgery, and created quite a stir The 102nd Indian Science Congress will not be remembered for......

Why Indian nationalism must win over Macaulayan ideas

In the first part of this column Colonel (retd) Anil Athale spoke of an aspirational India that is attempting to throw away shackles of Macualayism and the challenges that Narendra Modi faces. Part......

Martin Sorrell on how effective is Modi's media strategy

The drive from One Indiabulls in Mumbai's Lower Parel district to the newly-renamed Palladium (now St Regis Mumbai) - a distance of 2.5 km - ought to take approximately five-seven minutes in sane......

Modi must change rules of the game for 'Make in India'

Along with the US and China, India could be a big enough force in global manufacturing to shift the relative price of manufactures against itself, notes Suman Berry. In a column earlier this year,......

Will BRICS bank break the monopoly of IMF, World Bank?

The formation of the New Development Bank by the Brazil Russia India China South Africa nations along with the formation of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank will break the monopoly of the......

What China learned from Lee Kuan Yew... and India didn't

Lee deserved to lead a bigger country than Singapore, the city of 5 million he ruled for three decades, says Rahul Jacob. One of the asymmetries of history is the lack of correspondence between the......

5 reasons why China will become more powerful over time

China has demonstrated that it has the power to not be isolated, and it is likely to become more powerful over time, says TN Ninan. The wisecrack answer to the question as to when is a new......

Seeing DOUBLE of Kangana, Bipasha, Sunny!

Playing it two times over! Bollywood has given us some fantastic double roles. And heroines have contributed a great deal to this. This Friday, Kangana Ranaut will add to the list, as she......

One dozen Priyanka Chopra, please!

If variety is the spice of life, Priyanka Chopra sure has good taste.The Fashion star sports not one or two but a good twelve looks in Ashutosh Gowarikar's lighthearted, What's Your Raashee?The......

Romance tips, from Yash Chopra

No other filmmaker understands the pulse of romance better than Yash Chopra. Their compatibility is legendary. The multi-coloured shades of Kabhi Kabhie, Silsila, Chandni, Lamhe or Veer-Zaara......

Players unhappy with 'supermarket' WC ball

Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas complained the official World Cup ball was better suited to the beach than to the finals in South Africa after his side's 3-2 warm-up win against Saudi Arabia. "It's......

Beijing marks 100-day countdown to Games

Beijing on Wednesday marks the 100-day countdown to the Olympics with songs, a mass run and even prayers, hoping to put behind it the tumultuous events of the past month which have taken much gloss......
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