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  • Ban tobacco, promote sports

    Let me start by saying that I don't want to sound a fanatic, for I don't suggest anything that I can't do myself. I quit smoking recently. And that's no small feat. Tobacco is the most common form of addiction and one of the most harmful as well, much more than the dreaded cannabis or for that...

  • Blockchain can truly revolutionise our lives

    In the 1990s, the internet was described as 'a wide-area hypermedia information retrieval initiative aiming to give universal access to a large universe of documents' or simply put, 'The Internet of Information' which was primarily used to access data resources and services administered on the web...

  • Modi-Macron moment: The real Belt and Road Initiative

    Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of the world's fastest-growing economy, and Emmanuel Macron, President of the world's most aggressive climate change saviour, have a rendezvous starting from March 9 in New Delhi. They truly represent the strongest redeemers of the world's most formidable...

  • Construction Bank: Way to bridge the infrastructure deficit

    The State Bank of India's (SBI) decision earlier this week to not fund interest payments during the infrastructure construction phase is not only a move to manage its exposure to infrastructure going forward, but also a call to think of innovative solutions to finance the construction phase of...

  • A year after, unfulfilled promises stare Amarinder in the face

    Chandigarh: Suicides by debt-ridden farmers refuse to abate, jobless people yearn for employment, and the youth are yet to get a first glimpse of the promised smartphones. One year after the Congress romped back to power in Punjab, the tall promises made to various sections of the electorate are...

  • NTP 2018 must set stage for 'Telecom-Plus' era

    The National Telecom Policy (NTP) 2018 is on the anvil. There have been a lot of deliberations -- and opinions sought from the ecosystem, including industry and the regulator -- about what NTP 2018 should look like. It is expected that the Department of Telecom will incorporate most of the enabling...

  • Maldives: India needs to give measured but tough response

    Idyllic Maldives faces a serious constitutional crisis and there are no indications that President Abdullah Yameen is willing to soften his position. On the contrary, all indications are that Yameen would ruthlessly incarcerate the opposition and even prevent the forthcoming presidential elections...

  • BJP co-opts the Congress in Tripura, develops opportunism to a fine art

    Prima facie, it can seem that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has been able to achieve its objective of ushering in a Congress-mukt (free) India in the northeast, especially in Tripura, by being in a position to come to power in at least two of the three states which went to the polls last...

  • Papon ka paap?: Not really 'naked lust' as is being depicted

    'A kiss of death' is how Papon's colleagues in the music fraternity have described his act which cost the 'Moh moh ke dhaage' singer dearly. In his defence, Papon says he is a 'demonstrative, affectionate' man and the kiss was 'fatherly'. But the nation, and its favourite news anchor, are not...

  • Big Cats: Predators under threat

    It is a startling statistic which beggars belief, but the truth is there are more tigers living in captivity in the US than survive in the wild in their natural habitat in Asia -- several sub-species are already extinct, and those that remain cling on in their last bastions. They have some...

  • Modi's 'hugplomacy' in troubled West Asian waters

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi's worldwide travels, which appeared to lag a little with the advent of President Donald Trump and his own domestic troubles, resumed with a bang with visits to four Islamic countries in four days in February. For a person of the Prime Minister's reputation and record,...

  • CM Siddaramaiah seals borders with khakhi forces ahead of polls

    Bengaluru: CM Siddaramaiah is taking every precaution in the book to ensure that the Congress party returns to power in the next assembly polls. The latest being the appointment of key senior police officers to monitor areas of strategic importance in the state. With the BJP desperate...