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New masters of the Financial Times

A few days ago, Japan’s leading financial daily Nihon Keizai Shimbun, Nikkei, for short, bought Britain’s most prestigious business daily, the Financial Times. The Japanese paid over £840 million

Moocs will not replace traditional education

I am revisiting the topic of massive open online course (Mooc) for the third time in a year. Reformers of our educational system and the Union government have been

Managing decisions & bias in 3EE

Leadership is about facing and resolving dilemmas taking tough calls mitigating risks yet keeping the momentum and moving forward. The governing laws of ‘knowledge-packed hi-technology’

Saving women from tyranny of orthodoxy

We hear a lot about protecting and empowering our daughters. Even the prime minister made #SelfieWithDaughter a trending hashtag on Twitter

Geoengineering is not a solution

Ken Caldeira, atmospheric scientist who works at the Carnegie Institution for Science’s department of global ecology, set out in 1990 to disprove the absurd idea that we could reverse global

Make in India can transform the east

As we aspire to harvest demographic returns from our young population we should be mindful of the flipside. High rates of unemployment will create social disquiet and threaten

IR needs massive funds to restructure

Several committees appointed by the government in the past decade have suggested stepping up of investments in the railways and structural ch­anges in the railway board. Some months ago,

Is ISIS’ cause a true act of fana ?

Religious fanaticism has a new name. It’s called the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham or as we know it ISIS

Banking on elites for leadership

Since the global financial crisis of 2008/10, the outbreak of a new cold war in Europe and the descent of large parts of the west Asia into barbarity, the superficial

Pulses and the zero hunger challenge

Hunger has three major dimensions. First is widespread undernutrition or calorie deprivation; second there is inadequate consumption of pulses and other protein rich foods leading to protein

  • Right to reveal

    Delhi is India’s first state to announce a scheme for witness protection. But what about the witnesses in other states?

  • The thought of being the only ‘intelligent’ kind in this universe has long intrigued, as well as disturbed, us humans.

  • Some of the most infamous people who have been hanged have not been known by their real names.


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