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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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Fears for tough penalties grow as India cleans up business

Fears for tough penalties grow as India cleans up business

MUMBAI (Reuters) – An unprecedented ban on India’s largest property developer from tapping capital markets has fuelled expectations of tougher penalties ahead, as the country’s regulators feel emboldened to take… Read more »

Indian girl, 3, ‘raped’ in Bangalore school

Indian girl, 3, ‘raped’ in Bangalore school

22 October 2014 Last updated at 07:46 The alleged assault on the child is the latest in a series of brutal gender-related crimes that have caused outrage in India Indian… Read more »

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Murder of 12-year-old girl in Kerala: Father held with lover, their sons

Murder of 12-year-old girl in Kerala: Father held with lover, their sons

A middle-aged man, his lover and their two sons were arrested on charges of murdering his minor daughter who objected to his extra-marital affair. Police identified the arrested as P… Read more »

Watch Indian Super League Match Live Online: Chennaiyin FC vs Kerala …

Watch Indian Super League Match Live Online: Chennaiyin FC vs Kerala …

Chennaiyin FC will target a second straight victory when they host a Kerala Blasters team desperate for their first points in the Indian Super League at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium… 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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