• Jan
    30

    Without a do­ubt, the rapid socio-economic modernisation of China has been the most important development in the world economy during the past three decades. During the difficult years of

  • Jan
    29
    By Edward Hadas

    Of the world’s three most important central banks, which one is doing the best job? Of course, it’s too early to tell — the distinguished economist Alan Blinder may now

  • Jan
    28

    There is an apt saying about our country: what is true of India the opposite is also equally true. This saying resonated in Time magazine’s editor Fareed Zakaria’s

  • Jan
    27

    Business is a vocation a noble vocation as long as those involved feel challenged by a meaning in life. Progress is about more than economic growth

  • Jan
    26

    Two incidents in the past week showed us how racists, casteist and gender biased we are, add to that bigotry and selective amnesia too. In Birbhum, West Bengal, a

  • Jan
    23

    The 2008 Olympics opening ceremony in China happened to fall during a traditionally wet season for Beijing. To avoid any crimp in the plans China decided to shoot

  • Jan
    22
    By William Pesek, Bloomberg

    The smallest elections often have the biggest repercussions. Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe might want to ponder that as he considers what went wrong in Nago Okinawa (population

  • Jan
    21

    As part of the 12th and 13th five-year plans, the planning commission has thought of funding colleges and universities for enhancing their education system on three parameters — access, equity

  • Jan
    20

    A few weeks ago, I was invited by the governor of a state for a presentation on ‘technology accelerators for quality higher education’. Also invited were 11 vice chancellors

  • Jan
    19
    By Ari Melber, Reuters

    US president Barack Obama’s speech on Friday on intelligence reform marked a bullish shift in his approach to the National Security Agency (NSA).
    The president dropped the pretence that there