• Feb
    24

    Recently, Kerala chief minister Oommen Cha­dy inaugurated the International Research and Tra­ining Centre for Below Sea Le­vel Farming at Moncompu in the Kuttanad region of Kerala. This is an

  • Feb
    23

    Instead of focusing on quality education, the two national regulatory bodies for technical and higher education, the All India Council of Technical Education (AIC­TE) and the University Grants Commission (UGC),

  • We are once again at the time of the year when independent directors (IDs of a listed company) meet together in the absence of functional directors to assess the latter’s

  • Feb
    21

    The difference between patriotism and nationalism is that the patriot is proud of his country for what it does and the nationalist is proud of his country no matter what

  • Feb
    18

    Bold claims were made at last weekend’s meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science about the impact of commercial use of artificial intelligence (AI). One professor

  • Feb
    17

    It is a supreme irony that in an age of communication technology the eventual casualty is communication. Meaningful communication as an art of individualised expression is giving way

  • The NPA crisis in the Indian banking system is largely a self-inflicted w­ound and it has been festering for long. The remedy that is be­ing suggested is simple: take

  • Feb
    15

    India adopted a Westminster model of parliamenta­ry democracy when the co­nstituent assembly finalised the draft and finally adopted it. The republic had clearly demarcated functions and responsibilities for the

  • Feb
    11

    A few weeks ago the wo­rld was shocked by a la­rge-scale terror attack in the Indonesian capital Jak­arta. The brazen and multiple assault reminded one of the earlier

  • Feb
    09

    The Commonwealth he­ads of government mee­ting held in Malta last November focused on Comm­onwealth of Learning’s (C­OL) initiative to support secondary schooling, training and skills development in the next few