Opinion
Thu, 11/02/2017 - 23:46

For a government that appeared to be loath to doing anything on privatisation, it is gratifying to note that it has taken a call on it with the announcement that it will hawk 73.47 stake in Dredging Corporation of India.

Tue, 10/31/2017 - 02:24

The cloud computing market is still relatively nascent in the People’s Republic of China (PRC or China). China has a stronger ecosystem developed to support the cloud computing industry than most other emerging economies.

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 23:45

Father versus son, ex finance minister versus current finance minister, interspersed with broadsides at the PM and the party president, the sub text was replete with toxicity, drama and irony.

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 23:16

If we add the amount of solar energy that is absorbed by the earth’s atmosphere, land and oceans every year, we end up with approximately 3,850,000 EJ (exajoules or 10^18 joules).

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 21:57

Top-ups rule our lives in many ways — it could be an add-on pack on a prepaid mobile, that spare tyre in the trunk of the car, a second gas cylinder in the kitchen, carrying extra pens to the exam hall, spare batteries for the torch or remote and so on. The list is endless.

Tue, 09/05/2017 - 23:35

Some years ago, the venerable Keshub Mahindra, one of the proponents of the reviled Bombay Club revealed to me how gentleman industrialists of India Inc sat in Oberoi’s Belvedre Club in August 1991 to discuss how to petition the government on the rising heft of MNCs who would inundate India with

Thu, 08/31/2017 - 22:38

The history of retail has been a story worth telling in the annals of human evolution. The earliest concept of a “marketplace” was seen as far back as 800 BC in Ancient Greece. Those were the earliest retail “channels” being established.

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 22:18

It is an unmitigated disaster. Inexplicably, nobody has an answer to this riddle. The Delhi-Jaipur highway is caught in a time warp, a symbol of time and cost overruns and the typical Indian malaise of a painfully protracted infrastructure build out.

Sun, 08/27/2017 - 22:31

Nepal prime minister Sher Bahadur Deuba’s five day visit to India is part of the stepped up exchange of high level visits between India and Nepal in the past two years.

Thu, 08/24/2017 - 22:05

When I first heard the word Sarahah it sounded suspiciously like a Bollywood movie, which had just been released. Upon further investigation, I learnt that it is an Arabic word which means honesty. Sarahah is an app everyone is talking about.

Thu, 08/24/2017 - 00:45

After being fobbed off in February in what can only be termed a failed palace coup, N. R. Narayana Murthy has returned with a pincer, the magnitude and scope of which has everyone reeling.

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 17:52

Adiyanath ruled Gorakhpur, like a robber baron, being voted into Parliament several times by his unruly mob of RSS platoons, recreating with ardour his sense of  male chauvinism. Gorakhpur is the site of a pristine temple, its white neat structure, nestling in a grove of trees.

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 00:10

As the Indian National Congress dragnet began to swoop down on the Princely States with Jawaharlal Nehru at its vanguard, the Order which walked all over its subjects living a life of great opulence and ostentation, a fear factor began to creep in.

Sat, 04/01/2017 - 16:09
President Donald Trump’s call to Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulating the latter for the success in the recently-held state elections in India is extremely significant in terms of the message it conveys of the US President’s special interest in the new ruling dispensation here that has been m
Sat, 04/01/2017 - 15:58
As far as political wisdom goes, it has been assumed that Bengal is unlikely to elect a party that acknowledges the majoritarian sentiment because, in practice, Bengal has stayed the secular course in elections and shunned rightwing politics.

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