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Governance in India: bridging the islands

Published on 26-Apr-2017
Rather than improving the quality of governance in core sectors, governance has been allowed to spread in non-core arenas. After all, the primary duty of the government is to provide basic governance.

Governing India is certainly not an easy task. A country of such diversity and plural character does not allow...

Slack, tech upstart, faces giant rivals

Published on 26-Apr-2017
Stewart Butterfield, the chief executive, says small technology companies with new ideas have long defeated larger rivals that tried to copy them. The battle between Slack and its rivals is over who will make the next popular workplace software. NYT

Slack is the classic Silicon Valley accidental success. Born three years ago, with roots in a failed video game...

Deforestation paints a grim picture

Published on 26-Apr-2017

World Forestry Day was celebrated last month to create awareness about the significance of forests in our lives...

CBSE schools on the horns of dilemma

Published on 25-Apr-2017

A controversy of epic proportions has been raging in the academic circles of CBSE ...

Global firms vent frustration over China

Published on 25-Apr-2017
tight fist: People walk among office buildings in Beijing's central business district . China's emphasis on building global champions through industrial policies is spiking new levels of concern about it's commitment to a mutually beneficial relationship with foreign investors. REUTERS

When Amazon announced its entry into the Chinese cloud computing market last year, Chinese...

After 10 years, underground neutrino lab remains on paper

Published on 25-Apr-2017

In the early 1990s when the government closed down the Kolar gold mine due to financial...

Bellandur: for state govt, time to collect wages of sin

Published on 24-Apr-2017
The NGT order is unprecedented and a god-send to the citizens. In spite of various past directions by the High Court and Supreme Court to protect the lakes, the government has done nothing.

The recent order of the National Green Tribunal on the Bellandur lake's frothing and flaming...

Trump's US, a land of vanished opportunity

Published on 24-Apr-2017
favourite no more: Employees at a software company in Mumbai. Recent attacks on people of Indian descent in the US are explosive news in India, and a country once viewed as the Promised Land now seems for many to be dangerously inhospitable. NYT

Generations of Indians have admired the US for almost everything. But many are infuriated...

Building confidence in autistic children

Published on 24-Apr-2017

A diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder in a child is often difficult for parents and ...

Anatomy of lynching in India

Published on 23-Apr-2017
 Butchers gather outside meat shops ordered to close, following regulations imposed by Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath. BJP chief ministers across India are now falling over themselves in a quest to outdo one another in showing their love of the Indian cow. reuters

A lynching is much more than just a murder. A murder may occur in private.

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Army personnel guard inside their Panzgam camp, 120 kms from Srinagar, which was attacked...

Army personnel guard inside their Panzgam camp, 120 kms from Srinagar, which was attacked...

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee during a government programme at Birpara...

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee during a government programme at Birpara...

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar addressing Champaran Satyagraha Smriti function...

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar addressing Champaran Satyagraha Smriti function...

RCB cheerleaders perform before the start of IPL match against Gujarat Lions at Chinnaswamy...

RCB cheerleaders perform before the start of IPL match against Gujarat Lions at Chinnaswamy...

Priyanka Chopra at a promotional event for her upcoming film ‘Baywatch’ in Mumbai on Wednesday...

Priyanka Chopra at a promotional event for her upcoming film ‘Baywatch’ in Mumbai on Wednesday...

Maria Sharapova at a training session at the WTA Porsche Tennis Grand Prix in Stuttgart, Germany...

Maria Sharapova at a training session at the WTA Porsche Tennis Grand Prix in Stuttgart, Germany...

A cake weighing 30 kg is cut as part of celebrations outside BSE as Sensex ended above the...

A cake weighing 30 kg is cut as part of celebrations outside BSE as Sensex ended above the...

Family members of CRPF jawan Naresh Yadav, mourn in Darbhanga on Wednesday. He was martyred in...

Family members of CRPF jawan Naresh Yadav, mourn in Darbhanga on Wednesday. He was martyred in...

Soldiers of the Arctic motorised rifle brigade of Russia's Northern Fleet stand near APCs...

Soldiers of the Arctic motorised rifle brigade of Russia's Northern Fleet stand near APCs...

Blossoming apple trees are covered in snow near Altenstadt, Germany...

Blossoming apple trees are covered in snow near Altenstadt, Germany...

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