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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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India names special envoy for China border talks

India names special envoy for China border talks

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India on Monday named its powerful national security adviser as a special envoy on China, opening the way for resumption of talks on the disputed border,… Read more »

US seeks to step up India trade talks after WTO breakthrough

US seeks to step up India trade talks after WTO breakthrough

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – The United States wants to step up its trade dialogue with India, Trade Representative Michael Froman said on Monday, after the resolution of a global trade… Read more »

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Kerala celebrates sainthood to Fr Chavara and Sr Euphrasia

Kerala celebrates sainthood to Fr Chavara and Sr Euphrasia

Catholic community in Kerala was in a spiritual fervour on Sunday when Pope Francis, at a special mass at St. Peter’s Square in the Vatican elevated Fr Kuriakose Elias Chavara… Read more »

Indian priest and nun from Kerala declared Saints by the Vatican

Indian priest and nun from Kerala declared Saints by the Vatican

By Agencies Published: 21:19 EST, 23 November 2014 | Updated: 21:20 EST, 23 November 2014 View comments In a ceremony which was watched closely by thousands in Kerala, a Catholic… 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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