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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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Ahead of Obama Visit, India Works for a Major Breakthrough: Report

Ahead of Obama Visit, India Works for a Major Breakthrough: Report

New Delhi:  India is offering to set up an insurance pool to indemnify global nuclear suppliers against liability in the case of a nuclear accident, in a bid to unblock… Read more »

India in Australia: Nathan Lyon Contradicts Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Praises …

India in Australia: Nathan Lyon Contradicts Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Praises …

Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni might feel that umpiring in the ongoing Test series needs to improve but Australian off-spinner Nathan Lyon said on Monday, officials have done a good… Read more »

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India’s Kerala backtracks on prohibition plans

India’s Kerala backtracks on prohibition plans

Lawmakers in the Indian state of Kerala have partially backtracked on plans to enforce prohibition amid health and economic fears. Kerala, the state which consumes the most alcohol in India,… Read more »

Amit Shah wants BJP workers to make a mark in Kerala’s state elections

Amit Shah wants BJP workers to make a mark in Kerala’s state elections

Within two hours of BJP president Amit Shah leaving Kochi, Kerala’s senior most party leaders went into a huddle to draft a road map for an aggressive membership drive and political… 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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