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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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Burger King readies India launch

Burger King readies India launch

Burger King, the world’s second-largest burger chain, is giving the final touches to its India launch, persons in the know said. The US chain, which has about 13,000 restaurants operating… Read more »

Big boost for India on black money at G20

Big boost for India on black money at G20

The G20 also decided to implement strategies that would lift global growth by 1.8%, scaling it down from 2% proposed by Australia, the current chair.  CAIRNS, AUSTRALIA: India’s attempt to unearth black… Read more »

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Kerala to expand organic farming to 2000 hectares

Kerala to expand organic farming to 2000 hectares

KOCHI: With the International Organic Day falling on September 22, the state government is gearing up to bring more areas in Kerala under organic farming. This time, it has decided… Read more »

Trade unions in IT worry Kerala industry

Trade unions in IT worry Kerala industry

Chandy said: “I don’t think that there’s any major issue with regard to salaries, but when it comes to timings, yes, there could be problems. But then that is 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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