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Portugal's Antonio Guterres officially elected as UN secretary general

Portugal's former Prime Minister Antonio Guterres was on Thursday appointed as the next Secretary-General of the United Nations by the General Assembly. The 193 member states of the powerful......

Former R&AW chief: How we can fix the Pak problem

'The response to terror is not always reciprocal terror, nor is launching a conventional response the best response.''The best response is to make the sponsor pay a price he cannot afford,' says......

Did you know Nehru was first PM to address US Congress?

'India may be new to world politics and her military strength insignificant in comparison with that of the giants of our epoch.''But India is old in thought and experience and has travelled through......

BJP vs civil society: Who won the battle?

When it came to dealing with the media and academia, it has been a roller coaster ride for the National Democratic Alliance, observes Nitin Sethi.   These two years have been about the......

Why Modi's visit to Iran is important for India

India's low passion, very cautious, relationship with Iran of the last 36 years awaits transformation, says Lieutenant General Syed Ata Hasnain (retd).Prime Minister Modi's visit cannot be a......

Art in focus in AIDS fight

In an attempt to create awareness about AIDS and HIV in rural areas where media cannot reach, the Public Affairs Office of the US Consulate General, Kolkata, would make use of scroll-painters to......

'Parmeshwar was a dynamo and a doer'

Laughter was a component of Parmeshar Godrej's large-hearted Punjabi spirit, recalls Sunil Sethi. IMAGE: Parmeshwar Godrej with Hollywood star Richard Gere -- who was in India to increase......

Nilekani comes up with a 'Genie'

EkStep to offer android app-based solutions to help children solve learning problemsIt all started on June 15 last year during a small meeting at the house of Nandan Nilekani, who had just returned......

How fast is India growing?

It is necessary and worthwhile to restore credibility to India's national income and growth estimates, rues Shankar Acharya How fast is the Indian economy growing? What is the sectoral composition......

Mudra Bank: New regime, old philosophy

What can Mudra Bank do that can't be done now with some tweaking of the existing system? I dug around a bit and discovered, to my horror, that successive governments have focused on microlending......

Why Bajirao Mastani has upset two families

Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Bajirao Mastani has ruffled quite a few feathers among the descendants of the Peshwa and his Muslim wife. Sanjay Leela Bhansali's passion project has faced many a hurdle.......

Nadal files suit against French ex-minister over drug test allegations

Fourteen-time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal has begun legal proceedings against former French cabinet minister Roselyne Bachelot after she alleged that the Spaniard had failed a drug test. The......
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The Institute for Freedom & Community to Host Democracy for Realists Author Larry Bartels

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Here are 4 big takeaways from the world's biggest conference on the future of cities

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