• Oct
    28

    Fighter planes for boys. Dolls for girls

  • Oct
    27

    Just the other day France enacted a law to do away with flesh trade. In the new scheme of things it’s all seller-driven in trade parlance

  • Oct
    25

    The fortnight-long Pa­ris conference on climate change negotiations generally referred to as COP 21 will start in about 50 days. Earlier at the Lima summit in December

  • Oct
    22

    Of the three dominant economies in the Far East, two — Japan and South Korea — are almost completely dependent on the import of fossil fuels. The third, China,

  • Oct
    21

    Recently member countries of the United Nations adopted 17 goals to promote sustainable development. These are general goals and 169 targets covering a broad range of sustainable development

  • Oct
    19

    Whether comparisons are odious or odorous can always be debated, but they certainly provide a good realisation of where the units (of comparison) stand relative to others. Otherwise, those

  • Oct
    18

    We have become a culture of banning. But most bans are reactionary and do nothing to lift our civilisational spirit

  • Oct
    14

    That the pen is mightier than the sword is a debate finally decided in favour of the pen. This is quite clear from recent events in the country

  • Oct
    13

    When you produce something just about anything capital is the universal raw material in the production process. No raw material can be procured or deployed without

  • Oct
    12

    The health minister of Saudi Arabia Khalid Al-Falih has purportedlysaid that deaths due to the deadly stampede at Mina have happened because of ‘Allah’s will’. Such events cannot be