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How Indian soft power can overwhelm Pakistan

'Openness is a great weapon in the armoury of more open societies. That's why the fight with Pakistan isn't just about India be six times bigger, but equally bitter and insecure Pakistan,' argues......

India's embrace of mediocrity

IMAGE: One of India's famed IITs. Photograph for representation only. Indians thrive in ordinariness -- from academia and science to business and military power. Sports is just an apt metaphor,......

Is it Modi's job to get Indians to be clean?

'This is social reform, which has to be conducted from within society and by its institutions, like religious bodies, not by public officials and ministers.' 'That is why I think the big change......

'I see the genius of the Indian people'

'Never lose your optimism. Never lose your aspiration. And never -- even if India becomes a prosperous consumer society -- never ever lose that shining light in your eyes,' advises Dr Peter......

Prez to NRIs: You can play important role in our journey

There is an important role that each one of you can play in India's journey to becoming a strong, just and equitable society and taking its rightful place in the comity of nations, said President......

Rutgers varsity inks academic partnership MoU with India

Rutgers University, a leading New Jersey-based national public educational institution, signed a memorandum of understanding with the Indian government last month to launch the Indian Council of......

Indian American appointed to top Yale position

The prestigious Yale University on Monday announced the appointment of Indian American academician Anjani Jain to a top university position. Beginning July 1, Jain will join Yale School of......

2 Indian design schools among top global ones

Shoring their presence in the global design firmament with their academic programmes and consultancy works, two Indian institutes have powered their way into the best global design schools list for......

IIM-A cocks a snook at Joshi

Thumbing its nose at the ministry of human resources development, the Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad Society, which runs the institute, has put forth a proposal to hike the fees for its......

A new flowering of India and Indians

When a society begins to flower, blooms sprout all over the place. Whether it is literature, sport, entertainment or media, or business, winners emerge from nowhere.In sport, for instance, Anju......

'Inter-religious marriages were never really encouraged in our society'

'Pre-Partition India wasn't as hunk-dory as we talk about; Hindus and Muslims lived in harmony, sure, but never as miyan-biwi (husband-wife)' 'Unrequited love is very good for a......

Review: Malayalam film 1983 is worth a watch

Debutante director Abrid Shine depicts the transformation of Indian society towards the importance of sports in his film 1983, writes Paresh C Palicha. The 1983 Cricket World Cup win for India......

Why Sairat is such an important film

'Which movie has been about love between castes?''In Ek Duje Ke Liye, the divide was between a non-vegetarian north Indian family and a vegetarian south Indian one; in Amitabh Bachchan's films,......

Why Cricket is not like Indian politics or movies

'"Who you know" does not help in scoring runs or taking wickets in front of hundreds of millions of fans, which alone determines your selection to play for your team,' points out Praveen......

Meet India's Olympics swimming hopeful

'To win a medal at the Olympics you need 12 to 15 Virdhawals and Sejwals.''We lack a swimming culture.''Countries like the US, Australia, France and China are powerhouses, with access to the best......
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India, Pak must talk to revive ceasefire for peace in Kashmir

In view of the rise in cross-border firing between India and Pakistan on the Line of Control (LoC) and the International Border (IB) in Jammu and... ...
The World Is What It Was

MOST OF US first encountered Joseph Conrad as high school students. His novella Heart of Darkness , published in 1899, exposed us to ideas of... ...
#MeToo is riding a new wave of feminism in India

Reading other women’s #MeToo stories brings back memories of my sexual abuse as a young girl growing up in the late 1970s and 1980s in India.... ...
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'In the final analysis, all Budgets everywhere are like the schemes hatched by A A Milne's lovable Winnie-the-Pooh.''They may be well-intended, but... ...
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