• May
    29

    The ministry of human resource development (MHRD) is actively wo­rking on the contours of a hi­gher education financing ag­ency (Hefa), which has been proposed with the aim of fu­nding infrastructure

  • May
    25

    Poetic flourishes flavour politics. Ghalib and Hafez flowed profusely to embellish the dosti diplomacy and deals between Iran and India during the prime minister’s recent visit to Tehran

  • May
    24

    Unlike the UK Norway took a remarkable decision with its surplus North Sea oil revenues. It set up a sovereign wealth fu­nd (SWF) popularly known as the

  • May
    23

    Prime minister Narendra Modi had laid strong emphasis on improved governance on taking over as head of the NDA government two years ago. Several measures were initiated in pursu­ance

  • May
    22

    Great nations are built both on the speed and quality of their government’s decision making. In poor and aspiring societies like ours the concerns of the people are

  • May
    19

    There is hardly any do­ubt that the city state of Singapore has one of the most efficient and corruption free administrations not only in Asia, but in the entire world.

  • May
    18

    Marine fish catch is going down in rece­nt years by over 5 per cent per annum. There is a steep fall in the production of oil sardines

  • May
    16
    By R Vaidyanathan

    In the past 30 years or so the importance of Jesus Christ has increased substantially in the US elections. This in a situation where ch­ristianity — in

  • May
    15
    By Susan Visvanathan

    In a world where politicians deal with consu­merism and corruption with the same banality, what is happening in JNU must come as a puzzle to them. The Supreme Court

  • May
    11

    There aren’t enough women in research. A report by Unesco (2015) assessed that only 28 per cent of the world’s researchers are women despite growing enrolment in universities