A new Asian order is emerging and South Asia — including India — needs to be a part of it.
With its growing labor force, the South Asian giant has some impressive long-term growth potential.
Michael D Shear, The New York Times | Updated: November 21, 2014 08:48 IST US President Barack Obama speaks during a nationally televised address from the White House in Washington, on November 20. (Associated Press) WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama chose confrontation over conciliation Thursday as he asserted the powers of the Oval Office to reshape the nation’s […]
Narendra Modi’s visit to Fiji has to be followed up with a robust programme of co-operation in areas in which India has particular strengths
Thousands of rats will be fed Monsanto maize diets in a $23m, three-year ‘Factor GMO’ study into long-term health effects of GM food and associated pesticides
By ADAM DAVIDSONNOV. 12, 2014 Photo The retail racks of Weird Stuff in Sunnyvale, Calif. CreditMichael Vahrenwald for The New York Times When you pull off Highway 101 and head into Sunnyvale, Calif., the first thing you notice is how boring innovation looks up close. This small Silicon Valley city, which abuts both Cupertino, the home of […]
What Narendra Modi said about genetic science being known in ancient India was wrong, but it was not anti-science. But what Pope Francis stated about the ‘requirement of a creator’ behind the Big Bang and evolution presupposing creation, though sophisticated, has the potential to thwart science. In 1967, double Nobel Laureate (for chemistry and peace) […]
The Issue of Religious Extremism ByAnant Mishra IssueNet Edition| Date : 14 Nov , 2014 Religion is an organized collection of beliefs, cultural systems and worldviews that relate mankind to the supernatural and spirituality. Most religions have numerous signs and symbols as well as sacred histories that are intended to give meaning to life and […]
Old wine, new bottles – Russia, America and the New Cold War Premen Addy Following the dissolution of the Soviet Union, George H.W. Bush, then president of the United States of America, issued this heraldic proclamation: “A world once divided into two armed camps now recognizes one, sole and pre-eminent power, the United States […]
By V Suryanarayan Published: 08th November 2014 06:00 AM Last Updated: 07th November 2014 11:19 PM People of Malaiham (Hill Country) in Sri Lanka are celebrating the birth centenary of C V Velu Pillai (1914-1984) who has left his imprint on all aspects of their lives. A popular teacher, distinguished man of letters, committed trade unionist, progressive politician […]