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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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Phillip Hughes’ death means first Australia-India Test may be cancelled

Phillip Hughes’ death means first Australia-India Test may be cancelled

The death of Phillip Hughes has cast doubt on whether the first Test between Australia and India on 4 December will go ahead in Brisbane. A two-day tour match between… Read more »

India tour match postponed as players mourn Phillip Hughes

India tour match postponed as players mourn Phillip Hughes

Pat Cummins. Photo: Getty Images The Indian squad members had just completed the fitness portion of their training session at Adelaide Oval on Thursdayand were poised to shift to the… Read more »

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Slepicka’s brace stuns Kerala

Slepicka’s brace stuns Kerala

FC Goa’s Andre dos Santos (right) in action against Kerala Blasters on Wednesday sportzpics FC Goa romped to a 3-0 victory over Kerala Blasters FC in their Indian Super League… Read more »

Bird Flu danger: Tamil Nadu bans poultry products from Kerala

Bird Flu danger: Tamil Nadu bans poultry products from Kerala

To prevent the bird flu virus from spreading to Tamil Nadu, the state government on Wednesday banned the movement of poultry and poultry products from Kerala into the state. The… 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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