• Nov
    12
    By William Pesek, Bloomberg

    As hedge fund managers declare victory with the launch of the Shanghai-Hong Kong stock link, don’t forget the obvious loser: the city’s pro-democracy movement.
    For almost seven weeks, the students

  • Nov
    11

    After interacting with students and teaching community on a topic related to the role of higher education in the ever-changing global scenario, one often comes across two major issues;

  • Nov
    10

    At a recent two-day conference of directors of national institutes of technology (NITs) at Rashtrapati Bhawan, attention was focused on macro factors that can make them more relevant and effective

  • Nov
    09
    By Susan Visvanathan

    Technocrats, bureaucrats and politicians often collude to project a common goal for citizens that equates industrialisation with development — a view that is imposed from above without concern for citizens’

  • Nov
    06

    It will be soon two years since Shinzo Abe returned to lead the Japanese government. After a rather chaotic and disappointing three years interlude with the Democratic Party of

  • Nov
    05

    Once branded the ‘sick man of Europe’, in recent years, the German economy has been held up as an exemplar to its neighbours. Advocates of reform have latched on

  • Nov
    04

    Prime minister Narendra Modi’s initiative of “Make in India” is a promising one. It is an invitation to global producers to transform India into a major hub for manufacturing

  • Nov
    03
    By Mark Buchanan

    If the enterprise of economics aims to teach us how best to create and maintain wealth, you would hope it would at least have a means to measure it accurately.

  • I have just returned from a vacation in the Andamans that was nothing short of fantastic. I have often heard people rave about their holidays in Hawai Caribbean

  • Oct
    30

    In households across the world people use electric energy not directly but through their home appliances. We consume services powered by electricity such as television lighting