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What China MUST do to get India on Silk Route

China's desire to have India as part of its ambitious Maritime Silk Route makes strategic sense for both nations. However, it would involve substantive assurances from Beijing, says Dr Rahul......

A tide in the affairs of nations

India and Japan are natural partners at sea, and Narendra Modi's recent visit underlined the need to keep the association going One of the important constituents of the joint statement issued at......

Discussing 'Modinomics' and 'Abenomics' in Japan

According to official sources at the Imperial Guest House in Kyoto, Prime Minister Narendra Modi sat down with his host and Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, at a traditional dining table......

Modi's Japan visit: Restructuring a civilisational agenda

The prime minister's outreach to Japan is a recognition of the civilisational potential that the two nations hold and can wield in evolving an era of ‘Asianism’ in global politics, says......

Why 2014 looks eerily like 1914

'The parallels between 1914 and 2014 are striking. The crumbling of American and Russian hegemony, the rise of powerful terrorist groups, ferment in the Middle East and the rise of China... These......

Building an influential policy making institution

A reformed Planning Commission should reflect the diversity of Indian debate, says Suman Bery. I was privileged to be the director-general of the National Council of Applied Economic Research in......

Google campuses in Bengaluru, California to hold hackathon

A first-of-its-kind hackathon aimed at creating applications to empower communities in India with technology-based solutions to public service problems will be held next month at the Google......

WEF meet sees high-profile exits even before start

As this Swiss ski resort town gets ready to host World Economic Forum's annual meeting, some high profile participants have already announced their no-shows at this much-awaited talk fest of rich......

125-member Indian delegation heads for Davos

A 125-member strong Indian delegation will attend the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting at Davos, Switzerland this week, where they will highlight efforts being undertaken to turn around the......

WEF Davos to host 40 govt heads; India to have strong presence

Hundreds of rich and powerful people across the world will congregate next week at the Swiss skiing resort town of Davos for the World Economic Forum, where India will be represented by an over......

Vikram is the youth envoy of UN Habitat

Catch the action in the Tamil film industry right here! Tamil actor Vikram has been selected as the Youth Envoy for the UN Habitat (United Nations Human Settlement Programme). Out of the four......

FILA rejigs weight classes; Sushil, Yogeshwar to move higher

Wrestling's international governing body, FILA has announced a rejig in weight classes for its competitions, including those of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, a development which would lead to India's......

Formula One viewing figures down in 2012

A significant drop in Chinese viewers pushed down Formula One's global television audience last year, according to figures compiled by the sport's commercial rights holder. "The majority of our......

OGQ signs up Keshavan for Winter Olympics 2014

Sports Foundation Olympic Gold Quest marked their entry into the Winter Olympics by signing up Luge athlete Shiva Keshavan on Wednesday. Shiva, who hails from Himachal Pradesh, is a veteran in Luge......

Ballesteros, the greatest shot-maker of all time

Five-times major winner Seve Ballesteros, regarded by many as golf's greatest shot-maker, was one of the most gifted and charismatic players to have graced the game. The Spaniard, who died at his......

Sachin's bat to go under auctioneer's hammer

Memorabilia belonging to 25 top sportspersons from India and overseas, including tennis star Roger Federer, batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar and chess ace Viswanathan Anand, will go under the......

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Q. East India Company chopped of fingers of Dacca weavers to sell their mill cloths here. They burnt Aurvedic Books in Kerala to prompt their system of medicine. Now the ICC has brought British version of our deshi Goli-Danda and eaten up our hokey, Kabaddi. khoko and taught our leaders how to make wealth and women relevant in sports.Your comments Please.
:  A. Why blame the Britishers for the follies of our own country men. British have nothing to do with our failures in the field of Hockey, Kabbadi or...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/east-india-company-chopped-of-fingers-of-dacca-weavers-to-se//answers/17043988

Subhas Mitra
Q. OUR CULTURE IS VERY RICH AND ANCIENT RESPECTED ALL OVER THE WORLD NO OTHER CIVILISATION HAS SO VAST KNOWLEDGE IN ALL FIELDS WITH HOLY BOOKS AND BHAGWAN RAMJI, KRISHNAJI, RICH WITH MANY MINERALS VARIETY OF SEASONS AND CLIMATE MILLIONS OF YRS OLDSTILL WE CAN NOT BECOME A SUPER IN THE WORLD WHILE CHRISTIANITY IS ABOUT 2000 YRS OLD BUT OUT OF 20 MOST DEVELOPEDPROPEROUS NATIONS 19 ARE CHRISTIANS WHILE JAPAN IS ONLY BUDHIST ONE, WHAT COULD BE REASONS FOR THIS DEBACLE?
Subhas Mitra:  A. We have forgotton our route and blindly apeing all the worst things from whereever we can find them thinking that it will bring glory, it is just...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/our-culture-is-very-rich-and-ancient-respected-all-over-the-/17033063/answers/15345391

Ramesh Agarwal
Q. Different People Different Nations .How to Bring Equality in Practical action ?
Ramesh Agarwal:  A. We should not expect equality in traditional aspects which have better influence of Geography. But we can expect brother hood among all Nationals....... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/different-people-different-nations-.how-to-bring-equality-in/15315141/answers/14175183

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Q. what is the main reason for global recession?
Domefavour:  A. Expenditure economy temporarily boosts trade and business and finally ends up in recession like exploding balloon. Whereas as savings economy (as...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-main-reason-for-global-recession/14172629/answers/12660900

  Web results for Japan Foundation
Smart cities need governance, civic sense

Thirty-one per cent of India already lives in towns and cities. It is expected that 40 per cent would be city dwellers in another 15 years. The... ...

http://www.millenniumpost.in/NewsContent.aspx?NID=69810
When too little could mean too late

The calamity in Jammu and Kashmir has once again shown how unprepared we are about disaster. Why is it that we as a people have never bothered... ...

http://www.mydigitalfc.com/op-ed/when-too-little-could-mean-too-late-778
All Lives Have Equal Value'

Melinda Gates: Bill and I care about keeping all kids alive and that really is our focus.' Melinda French Gates is co-founder and co-chair —... ...

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Stance, bow, action

Twenty budding 'maestros' from the city will wield the bow in their tiny hands to render Pachelbel's Canon in D, Kinder Symphony and the Indian... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/lifestyle/report-stance-bow-action-2020216
Give the man a chance

Pakistan's politicians ceded space to the military and Islamists in the hope of retaining power with their help and were proven wrong. Indian... ...

http://www.newkerala.com/news/2014/fullnews-105195.html

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