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'It just felt shocking that I won; I didn't expect to win'

Twelve-year-old Indian origin boy Sathwik Karnik, the winner of the prestigious annual National Geographic Bee, is still too excited to plan for his future, reports Chaya Babu. “I don’t......

'India, China destined by geography to be rivals'

Underlining that India and China are to an extent destined by geography to be 'rivals', West Bengal Governor and former National Security Advisor M K Narayanan on Thursday said Beijing's increasing......

Shashi Tharoor: We are all minorities in India

Indian nationalism is not based on language, or geography, or ethnicity, or religion, but is that of an idea of an ever-ever land -- emerging from an ancient civilisation, united by a shared......

Indo-Americans bag top 4 ranks at National Geographic Bee

Indian-American students have swept the prestigious National Geographic Bee, bagging the top four positions of this year's tough national competition, where United States President Barack Obama......

US: Indian kid wins Geographic Bee in style

Akshay Rajagopal, a 11-year-old sixth-grader from Lincoln, Nebraska, took top honours at the 2008 National Geographic Bee held in Washington, DC on May 21, collecting a $25,000 college scholarship......

India-Singapore trade has future but few hurdles may come in the way

No matter how much Singapore changes, the promise of the 'Look East' policy will remain elusive until conditions in India alter, says Sunanda K Datta-Ray. Lee Hsien Loong's splendid victory......

A start-up that helps firms save electricity

GIBSS, with its partnership with international organisations, has been effective in building a strong team to be able to handle new technologies, such as geothermal cooling systems. Arun Shenoy......

Can trade do for India-Pak ties what politicians have failed to do?

Since multilateral trade creates a stable, peaceful world, normalisation of bilateral trade between India and Pakistan will start a series of peace building measures, especially along the bordering......

Trade negotiations: How India, China are starkly different

China and India have approached trade negotiations very differently: the former with confidence, the latter in a defensive crouch, says T N Ninan. There are many India-China narratives that have......

Muktangan empowers poor women to become teachers

As the teachers began gaining confidence, it also drew the attention of other women in the community, leading to greater demand for teaching jobs, finds Ranjita Ganesan.   Image: Muktangan......

For the 1st time since 2000, Palestinian territories come together

'No matter who wins, Palestine wins' 'Sport has nothing to do with division' Palestinian Hebron's Al-Ahly Wael Mresat, left, fails to score against Gaza Strip's Shejaia during their first leg of......

Constantine gets second stint as India's football coach

Stephen Constantine during a press conference Cypriot Stephen Constantine will return as Indian football team's chief coach for the second time as his name has been cleared by the All India......
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Anyone stepping foot into Trotsky Marudu's house will know he is an artist who loves his canvas and colours. The 60-year-old comic illustrator, in... ...
Adelphi University and Shorelight Education Launch New Program for International Students

From the Wires Innovative Alliance to Support International Student Success on Campus and Expand Opportunities for International Students Oct.... ...
With over 4K orders a month, Stuffed plans to grab major pie of $1B QSR restaurant space

Finding good food beyond the typical Indian or Chinese fare or pizzas is still a big problem in India. Although people have become more globalised,... ...
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