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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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It’s Time India Accept Responsibility for Its 1984 Sikh Genocide

It’s Time India Accept Responsibility for Its 1984 Sikh Genocide

Members of the Sikh community hold aloft a banner calling for the 1984 storming of Sikhism’s holiest shrine, the Golden Temple in Amritsar, by Indian troops, to be recognised as… Read more »

Bengaluru: India’s Bangalore city changes name

Bengaluru: India’s Bangalore city changes name

31 October 2014 Last updated at 10:34 Home to hundreds of IT firms, Bangalore is known as India’s Silicon Valley India’s technology capital Bangalore will be formally known as Bengaluru… Read more »

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Indian Super League: Kerala Blasters register season’s first win

Indian Super League: Kerala Blasters register season’s first win

In a contest of prestige, spirited Kerala Blasters continued their revival in the league after a bad start by beating Pune FC 1-2 in an away match at Shri Shiv… Read more »

Cancer care goes free for the poor in Kerala

Cancer care goes free for the poor in Kerala

Through the ‘Sukrutham’ scheme, the Kerala Government aims to take advanced cancer treatment to the poorest “We have two options, medically and emotionally: give up or fight like hell,” Lance… 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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