• Oct
    07

    On Monday, to much fanfare, the United States, Japan, and 10 other nations on both sides of the Pacific concluded a “mega” free trade agreement. On some measures this

  • Oct
    06

    Given the massive popularity and growing influence of world university rankings, it is easy to forget that the very first such rankings — the Academic Ranking of World Universities —

  • Oct
    05

    Last fortnight was an extraordinary one for sta­keholders in good corporate governance. Some of the most credible historic global and trustworthy brands spread across a range

  • Oct
    04

    For the past few days Digital India has become as potent a buzzword as Quit India once was. The belief is that this will help break India out

  • Sep
    30

    Two Indian institutes count among the wo­rld’s top 200 in the 2015 Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) ranking — IISC, Bangalore at 147 and IIT, Delhi at 179. International ranking agencies

  • Sep
    29

    Ahmed Mohammed has become a celebrity overnight. The 14-year-old has been getting sympathy support greetings and love from the world and it wouldn't come as a surprise

  • Sep
    28

    The central government recently issued orders that inefficient bureaucrats and those with doubtful integrity should be retired. Provisions on weeding out inefficient or corrupt government employees are part of

  • Sep
    24

    There can be no doubt that in the past two decades the world economy has witnessed a historic shift towards Asia, notably China. Within the short span of 40

  • Sep
    23

    Former Union agriculture minister Sharad Pawar has drawn attention to the severe drought conditions prevailing in the Marathwada and Nashik-Sangli regions of Maharashtra. He has pointed out that there

  • Sep
    22

    It is politically difficult and culturally challenging to forge a genuine unity where the citizenry of a country is historically divided along different ethnic and linguistic lines. Add in