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The Quakers who caused a global crash

The Quakers who caused a global crash

In the two generations following the publication of Adam Smith‘s Wealth of Nations Britain underwent an economic and technological transformation so thorough that it was almost immediately christened the… Read more »

Two gritty little drives

Two gritty little drives

Imagine someone driving around the Indian peninsula — from Mumbai to Mumbai via Kanyakumari, Kolkata and Nainital. The trip takes 90 days. Now imagine that the person is… Read more »

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No Country For Countrymen

No Country For Countrymen

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has been trying for years to make us believe that agriculture is a vast marshland in which a huge population is stuck ankle- to neck-deep and… Read more »

A State Of Stasis

A State Of Stasis

“Nothing turns out to be so oppressive and unjust as a feeble government.”  —Edmund Burke Reflections on the Revolution in France (1790) As political India hobbles on towards… Read more »

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Vidya Athreya

Vidya Athreya

Tell us about Ajoba. In 2009, Ajoba was rescued in Ahmednagar district and I put a radio collar around his neck when he was released. He was the first… Read more »

‘I See Snowden As A Freedom Fighter’

‘I See Snowden As A Freedom Fighter’

For decades, Pakistan-born British journalist, author and filmmaker Tariq Ali has been one of the best-known critics of US policies. He came into international prominence during the 1960s for taking… Read more »

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Xiaomi Mi 3 sells out in India in under 40 minutes

Xiaomi Mi 3 sells out in India in under 40 minutes

Xiaomi brought its lineup to India – it sold out all available units of the Xiaomi Mi 3 in just 38 minutes and 50 seconds and is already setting up… Read more »

Hero Indian Super League is all set to promote and popularise Football in India

Hero Indian Super League is all set to promote and popularise Football in India

Indian Super League is a new football league in India promoted by IMG-Reliance and Star India in association with the All India Football Federation, commonly known as AIFF. The franchise… Read more »

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SSC Kerala asks question on ‘tallest actress’ in exam paper

SSC Kerala asks question on ‘tallest actress’ in exam paper

We are sure that all the aspirants preparing for their Staff Selection Commission (SSC) must be referring to a million books on General Knowledge, current affairs and likewise. But, it… Read more »

Kerala, Uttar Pradesh and the 30 years that separate them

Kerala, Uttar Pradesh and the 30 years that separate them

2.1 is a magic number, one that for years looked unimaginable for India. The average number of children any given woman in a country’s population is expected to have during… Read more »

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Karbonn Titanium S9 IPS launched at Rs 19,990

Karbonn Titanium S9 IPS launched at Rs 19,990

Handset manufacturer Karbonn on Friday introduced Karbonn Titanium S9 smartphone, its flagship device, priced at Rs 19,900. Karbonn’s flagship device is powered by a Mediatek chipset enabled 1.2 GHz Quad… Read more »

Robotic soldiers working in groups to be reality by 2023: DRDO chief

Robotic soldiers working in groups to be reality by 2023: DRDO chief

Robotic soldiers that work in groups could be a reality in a decade from now, according to Avinash Chander, Scientific… Read more »

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