• Apr
    17

    It was the beginning of the 20th century when Satyanand Stokes introduced apple cultivation for the first time in Himachal Pradesh (HP). At the same time, apple orchards were

  • Apr
    16

    The goal of complete elimination of hun­ger envisaged by the UN secretary general Ban Ki Moon is to be achieved by the year 2025. This is a challenging task

  • Apr
    15

    Over the past few decades the Indian higher education system has remained under stress. This is due to the increased number of students the huge but ineffective

  • Apr
    14
    By Mohamed A El-Erian, Bloomberg

    No market-moving news and no significant economic signals. That’s what traders should conclude this morning after a weekend full of policy meetings communiques and news media commentaries

  • Apr
    13
    By Venkat Lokanathan

    Competitive political parties and election campaigns are central to the health of democracies like India. The Representation of the People Act (RPA) 1951 introduced limits on the

  • Apr
    10

    The colonial presence of European powers in Asia had been very diverse. The Portuguese the Spaniards the French the Dutch the British the Germans

  • Apr
    09
    By Lawrence Summers, Reuters

    The world’s finance ministers and central bank governors will gather in Washington this week for the twice yearly meetings of the International Monetary Fund. Though there will not be

  • Apr
    08

    A few years ago Apple was feted as the most innovative company with an unassailable brand. Its products were unique

  • Apr
    07
    By Robert Menendez, Reuters

    Last Saturday, Afghans went to the polls to elect a new president, marking a critical turning point in Afghanistan’s history and America’s role in the country. This election comes

  • Apr
    06

    The first general election in independent India were stretched over a period of five months, from October 1951 to February 1952. But that was the time of ballot papers