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Tectonic shifts in geopolitical alliances of Saudi Arabia

Published on 23-Sep-2016

Sobering winds of change are blowing over Saudi Arabia with the harsh reality of geopolitical fickleness, forced austerity...

Hurdles facing new education policy

Published on 23-Sep-2016

The Ministry of Human Resource Development's (MHRD) input report pointed out that the draft of the New Education Policy (NEP) would focus...

College rankings reduced to a joke

Published on 23-Sep-2016
lofty positions: Rankings like US News and World Report nourish the myth that the richest, most selective colleges have some corner on superior education, but they can be blunt and too blind to certain gems.nyt

Shortly before the newest US News & World Report college rankings came out last week, I got a fresh glimpse of how ridiculous...

Accord high priority to curbing black money

Published on 22-Sep-2016

The Government of India announced the Income Declaration Scheme (IDS) earlier this year. The purpose of IDS is to ...

Samsung trips in race to recall troubled phones

Published on 22-Sep-2016
a messy affair: Samsung Electronics announced two weeks ago that it would recall 2.5 million units of its new high-end smartphone, the Galaxy Note 7, plagued by incidents of batteries bursting into flames. The recall is the largest in the history of the smartphone industry. AFP

It was supposed to be a dramatic - but quick - recall. Samsung Electronics said two weeks ago that it would recall 2.5...

Cauvery row: assess winter monsoon too

Published on 22-Sep-2016

Section 125 of Indian Criminal Procedure Code deals with payment of maintenance in case of divorce. It is generally...

Climate deal set to enter into force

Published on 21-Sep-2016
THE TIME IS NOW: The Kemper County power plant, near De Kalb, Mississippi. The Paris accord approached its legally binding threshold this month after the US and China,which account for nearly 40% of emissions, jointly announced that they would legally join the deal. NYT

There is a sustained push to win the formal approval of 55 countries representing 55% of global...

Protect W Ghats for water security

Published on 21-Sep-2016

A recent research report released by a team of researchers from Centre for Earth Sciences at the Indian...

Launch pro-active strategy to counter Pak's proxy war

Published on 21-Sep-2016

A moment comes in the history of a nation when the most hardened political leader, the calmest...

UN, a world body with declining powers

Published on 20-Sep-2016
Members of the United Nations Security Council vote for a resolution during the 68th UN General Assembly in New York in 2013. The 15-member UNSC is by far the most powerful arm of the UN, but critics say it is also the most anachronistic.  REUTERS

Almost everybody has heard of the United Nations. But how many people know what it actually does? Or how it works?

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Army personnel arrive to help flood affected people in Hyderabad...

Army personnel arrive to help flood affected people in Hyderabad...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with BJP President Amit Shah wave to the crowd at public rally...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with BJP President Amit Shah wave to the crowd at public rally...

Thangavelu Mariyappan who won the gold in the Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro...

Thangavelu Mariyappan who won the gold in the Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro...

A view of regular traffic during relaxation given by authorities and separatists from strike...

A view of regular traffic during relaxation given by authorities and separatists from strike...

A truck hangs mid-air after breaking the railing of a road bridge over Manjira river in Medak...

A truck hangs mid-air after breaking the railing of a road bridge over Manjira river in Medak...

Cricketer M.S. Dhoni at the launch of refurbished edition of Maruti Suzuki's Alto 800...

Cricketer M.S. Dhoni at the launch of refurbished edition of Maruti Suzuki's Alto 800...

An artist takes selfie with other artists in Ahmedabad on Saturday...

An artist takes selfie with other artists in Ahmedabad on Saturday...

Indian Space Research Organisation's PSLV-C35 ready to be launch on Saturday with SCATSAT-1...

Indian Space Research Organisation's PSLV-C35 ready to be launch on Saturday with SCATSAT-1...

People participate in a protest by Maratha Karnti Morcha against Kopardi Rape case in Nashik...

People participate in a protest by Maratha Karnti Morcha against Kopardi Rape case in Nashik...

Soldier carrying weapon at a location near the Indo-Pak border in Jammu...

Soldier carrying weapon at a location near the Indo-Pak border in Jammu...

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