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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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China’s Alibaba Group May Buy Stake In India’s Top Phone Maker Micromax

China’s Alibaba Group May Buy Stake In India’s Top Phone Maker Micromax

Micromax, India’s biggest and homegrown maker of mobile devices, is to divest a 25% stake to a consortium of investors including Alibaba Group’s leading online financial services firm, Ant Financial… Read more »

Spain seeks India’s help in getting its nationals out of Nepal

Spain seeks India’s help in getting its nationals out of Nepal

NEW DELHI: Spain sought India’s help on Monday in evacuating its nationals from earthquake-hit Nepal when Spanish foreign minister called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi during which the visiting minister… Read more »

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No difference with Sreedharan: Kerala FM

No difference with Sreedharan: Kerala FM

Kerala Finance Minister KM Mani File Photo Kerala Finance Minister KM Mani on Monday dismissed media reports that he and the Finance Department were not in favour of using the… Read more »

Kerala excise minister denies graft charges

Kerala excise minister denies graft charges

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Excise Minister K Babu on Monday denied charges that he received Rs.10 crore in bribe for reducing the annual liquor fees of bars. Biju Ramesh, who owns a… 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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