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Modiji, whatever happened to competing with China?

Now we must first compete with Bangladesh.This is not what we had been promised, notes Aakar Patel. IMAGE: Prime Minister Narendra Damodardas Modi launches the physical distribution of property......

How Modi can thwart Xi

'The world does not care about the tension on our border.''India has to emerge as a strong economic power.''Respect comes when the world sees a country with a direction and leadership that has a......

How Tibet was brutally 'liberated'

The Indian government decided to ignore the Tibetan issue, probably due to a lack of vision and courage, despite the warnings of Sardar Patel and his colleagues.This move would have tremendous......

Talks 'positive, constructive': India, China armies in joint statement

The seventh round of military talks between India and China was 'positive and constructive', a joint statement by the two armies said on Tuesday, but there was no breakthrough in sight for speedy......

Why US must worry about Kim's 'monster missile'

The new missile could deliver 2,000 to 3,500 kilograms of payload to any point in the continental US, notes Rajaram Panda. IMAGE: North Korea's 75th anniversary day military parade watched on a......

In Digital India, SAAS firms are lapping up young execcutives

Indian firms selling SAAS products have got a bonanza as companies meet, manage and sell remotely. The top five firms - Zoho, Freshworks, HighRadius, Druva, and Icertis - account for 33 per cent of......

India needs to create 8 mn jobs every year!

Nothing in India's recent history suggests that India can provide 8-9 million jobs a year, let alone generate 50 million jobs in any reasonable time, notes Mahesh Vyas. Illustration: Dominic......

The good and bad news on jobs

The labour participation rate tells us how many of the working age population are willing to be employed.If this proportion keeps falling as it evidently is, it does not bode well for India's......

Even Bangladesh may beat India in 2020 per capita GDP, says IMF

While Bangladesh’s per capita GDP in dollar terms is expected to grow 4 per cent in 2020 to $1,888, India’s, on the other hand, is expected to decline 10.5 per cent to $1,877 - the......

Indian economy to grow by 8.8% in FY21, ahead of China: IMF

The Indian economy, severely hit by the coronavirus pandemic, is projected to contract by a massive 10.3 per cent this year, the International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday. However, India is......

How long will OTTs survive?

The argument that the pandemic has given a boost to streaming video is fallacious.Only three OTTs saw a rise in viewership; the others fell.Vanita Kohli-Khandekar reports. IMAGE: Patralekhaa in......

Misbah steps down as Pakistan chief selector, to remain head coach

IMAGE: Pakistan's head coach and chief selector Misbah-ul-Haq. Photograph: Brendon Thorne/Getty Images Former captain Misbah-ul-Haq, on Wednesday, said he will be stepping down as Pakistan's......

Football: City's injured Jesus ruled out of Brazil qualifiers

IMAGE: Gabriel Jesus is out for three weeks. Photograph: John Sibley/Reuters Brazil forward Gabriel Jesus will be sidelined for next month's World Cup qualifiers after being injured in Manchester......

Former Aus cricketer Dean Jones dead

IMAGE: Former Australia cricketer Dean Jones. Photograph: Mark Tantrum/Getty Images Former Australia batsman Dean Jones died of cardiac arrest in Mumbai on Thursday. He was 59. Star India is now......

'We are not as big as China but India stood positive'

'What Asian nations have done, it is really disappointing. There are no major issues in these countries, they are having local events there, so to pull out in this way, is a big setback for the......

Europe's football teams back in action after 10-month gap

'After not playing for so long, there's even more desire to get back on the pitch and again see the beautiful Italy team which we left behind so many months ago.' IMAGE: Portugal's players......
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Airbus South Asia President

Fri, Oct 23 2020 07:17:06 PM By Rohit Vaid New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS): Strong local fundamentals will aide the revival of India's aviation sector,... ...

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Modiji, whatever happened to competing with China?

Now we must first compete with Bangladesh.This is not what we had been promised, notes Aakar Patel. IMAGE: Prime Minister Narendra Damodardas Modi... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/column/modiji-whatever-happened-to-competing-with-china/20201023.htm
The Navaratri Festival in South Asia edited...

This extract from an essay by Hillary Rodrigues looks at the procedures and symbolism of the Bengali Durga Puja ...

https://www.hindustantimes.com/books/excerpt-from-nine-nights-of-the-goddess-the-navaratri-festival-in-south-asia-edited-by-caleb-simmons-moumita-sen-and-hillary-rodrigues/story-bPogMHq0RhVRkCuMJCo7OM.html
In Digital India, SAAS firms are lapping up young execcutives

Indian firms selling SAAS products have got a bonanza as companies meet, manage and sell remotely. The top five firms - Zoho, Freshworks,... ...

http://www.rediff.com/money/special/in-digital-india-saas-cos-are-lapping-up-young-execs/20201023.htm
US to Sri Lanka

Ahead of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's visit to Colombo next week, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asia, Dean... ...

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/international/world-news/make-difficult-but-necessary-decisions-to-secure-economic-independence-us-to-sri-lanka/articleshow/78821033.cms

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