• Oct
    22
    By G M Kapur

    In the most recent reshuffle of bureaucrats at the centre, high-profile finance secretary Arvind Mayaram was ‘shunted’ from his position to the ‘less important’ tourism ministry, as per newspaper reports

  • Oct
    21
    By William Pesek, Bloomberg

    Hopes that Hong Kong would one day transform China in its own image now seem foolish and futile. Beijing appears intent on making the former British colony look more

  • Oct
    19

    Prime minister Narendra Modi has promised to build a toilet in every Indian home especially in our villages. This is necessary and very admirable

  • Oct
    16

    A smart meter is an electronic device that records consumption of electric energy in short intervals and communicates this information on a regular basis back to the utility for monitoring

  • Oct
    15

    The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the UN initiated in 2010 a programme for according recognition to innovative agriculture production systems by designating them as globally important agricultural heritage

  • Oct
    14

    There has always been some sort of a disconnect between how things are taught in a classroom and how things work in the ‘real world’. While academicians, industrial community

  • Oct
    13

    At every age there are certain portends that become irreversible events. In the 19th and 20th centuries the steam turbine and later oil-driven economy unleashed the mobility

  • By William Pesek

    Earlier this week Japan’s media were exultant over a Nobel Prize in physics award to three native sons. So it came as a shock when rather than

  • Oct
    09

    Faster than expected the demonstrations in Hong Kong have run their course without any substantial concession to the protesters. Initially there was a lot of enthusiasm amongst the

  • Oct
    08
    By PC Jha

    The wise minister of a Mauryan king had advised that since all undertakings depend on finance, the king should pay foremost attention to the treasury. The efficacy of this