Towards a nuanced relationship

Thursday, 19 Jul 2018 | Pravin Sawhney | in Oped

India appears all set to buy the S-400 missile systems from Russia. But to recalibrate its relationship with Moscow, it must allay all Russia’s concerns — including accepting its ties with Pakistan The Russian S-400 Air Defence Missile Defence (ADMS) system has been elevated from a weapon system to symbolise...

The key Karachi seat

Thursday, 19 Jul 2018 | Nadeem Paracha | in Oped

Thirty-two candidates are vying for a constituency which is a microcosm of the Pakistani electorate and which no party has ever had a hold over For a long time, Karachi’s NA-250 has been one of the city’s most unpredictable constituencies. It still is. Now even more so, as due to last...

Climate change hits harder than ever

Thursday, 19 Jul 2018 | Kota Sriraj | in Oped

Half-baked schemes to tackle air pollution will not lead us anywhere near the destination. Government must introspect, even start from scratch The collective inaction of countries across the world to contain the rising global temperatures is now all set to create a much bigger problem. According to a latest study published...

When business is in the blood

Wednesday, 18 Jul 2018 | Hima Bindu Kota | in Oped

Despite many advantages, business families face numerous challenges. The inability of members of successive generations to share the same values is one of the main drawbacks that needs to be addressed Family businesses provide a critical infrastructure for economic activity and wealth creation. Many of the world’s biggest corporations today like...

Empower Muslim women in true sense

Wednesday, 18 Jul 2018 | Kalyani Shankar | in Oped

The abolishing of triple talaq is welcome. But the need is to address broader issues like employment and education for Muslim women Should we smell politics behind the Triple Talaq Bill which the Modi Government is so keen to push through in the ensuing Monsoon Session? Will it be passed or...

The alchemy of end use

Wednesday, 18 Jul 2018 | Sudhansu R Das | in Oped

In view of the steep rise in NPA accounts, banks must monitor the end use of loans. This will act as a deterrent for borrowers who misuse loans The banking sector cannot grow with so many rules and regulations, checks and control systems. These boundaries have not only made banking a...

Thumbs up to Modinomics

Tuesday, 17 Jul 2018 | Sanju Verma | in Oped

A slew of economic figures suggest that the Indian economy is gathering momentum, thanks to the policies of the Government that transcend borders with a vision that marries the global with the local Leaders don’t create followers...they create more leaders. —Tom Peters In what can be called the biggest endorsement of Modinomics, last...

For greater tribal participation

Tuesday, 17 Jul 2018 | Sachin Kumar Jain | in Oped

Tribal communities are better at looking after the environment than babus; yet, they have no role in decision-making, writes Sachin Kumar Jain According to Niti Aayog’s report, ‘Composite Water Management Index, 2018’, 60 crore people in the country are facing “high to higher” levels of water shortage. Due to the...

Turkey and the Qandil operation

Tuesday, 17 Jul 2018 | Harun Yahya | in Oped

The elimination of the PKK would be a milestone achievement for Turkey in preserving its territorial integrity and ensuring regional stability Turkey started its third cross-border operation against Stalinist terrorists in Northern Iraq on March 11 and has neutralized 155 terrorists so far. The Turkish Armed Forces established 11 bases and...

Key tenets of interfaith education

Monday, 16 Jul 2018 | JS Rajput | in Oped

In a globalised interconnected world, conflicts are bound to rise manifold if not countered. Education is the key to create a global family that accepts equality of all faiths and religions. We must nourish our children Now that the infamous Aryan invasion theory stands busted scientifically, there should be no hesitation...


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