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Why have we failed to create institutes of excellence, like in West?

ANTARA SENGUPTA There is reluctance in offering absolute autonomy to institutes in something as basic as issuing degrees. When it comes to financial autonomy, it is assumed that the institutes are incapable of funding themselves and are tied...

Great walls: Addressing domestic barriers to climate action projects in India

ISSUE BRIEFS AND SPECIAL REPORTS DEC 11 2017 VIKROM MATHUR APARAJIT PANDEY CLIMATE ACTION CLIMATE ADAPTATION CLIMATE FINANCE FINANCING GREEN TRANSITIONS PRIVATE CAPITAL This report is part of the Observer Research Foundation’s “Financing Green Transitions” series which aims to...

Trump’s ‘social insecurity’ bill

MANOJ JOSHI The solipsistic Trump “revolution” is unfolding on fantasies about economic growth. DEFICIT DONALD TRUMP INDO-PACIFIC REX TILLERSON TAX On Saturday, the Republican Party passed a tax bill which critics say will make the rich richer and the poor poorer. The...

Aadhaar diplomacy: Delhi GCCS conference an opportunity for India to exercise leadership in the...

SAMIR SARAN India can proposition an Aadhaar-based alternative — one that is seen to be a ‘privacy first’ solution that lets governments retain jurisdiction over their data, while allowing indigenous enterprises to flourish. AADHAAR DATA DIGITAL ECONOMY GCCS GLOBAL...

Towards public financing of elections and political parties in India: Lessons from global experiences

OCCASIONAL PAPERS NOV 20 2017 NIRANJAN SAHOO ELECTORAL COMPETITION ELECTORAL POLITICS PUBLIC FUNDING Democracy costs a lot of money. To fight elections and run their routine activities, political parties in India seek donations from all possible sources including ‘illegal’...

Trump’s Asia visit leaves China stronger

MAYURI BANERJEE Trump’s Asia visit was ripe with opportunities for mending political ties and reinstating credibility in the US leadership. Instead, President Trump used the platform to push through his election winning agenda of “America First”. AMERICA FIRST DONALD...

The ASEAN outreach

HARSH V. PANT As the region is reshaped by U.S. retreat and Chinese ambition, India must chart its own path ASEAN TPP The Philippines has been the centre of attraction for the last few days with Manila hosting the Association...

Africa Monitor | Vol VI Issue XLIX

AFRICA WEEKLY NOV 14 2017 Boy whistling in Mpumalanga, South Africa Source: Jan Truter AFRICA MONITOR NOVEMBER The Continent 'Guptagate' hits businesses across Africa, China, India The corruption scandal engulfing South Africa's state-owned companies has triggered a ban by one of the world's leading...

President Trump in Asia: Washington has a steep hill to climb

HARSH V. PANT The challenge for the US is to sell its ideas in a region which views Trump as a non-serious leader and Xi as seemingly visionary. SHINZO ABE TRUMP ERA XI JINPING The US President has landed in...

Italian PM underlines need for economic inclusion to give meaningful life to people

Prime Minister Gentiloni underlined the need for economic inclusion for all-round growth, stability and peace. PreviousNext Photolabs@ORF 2017 Oct 31 INDIA-EU PAOLO GENTILONI With roughly 150 Indian companies operating in Italy and over 400 Italian companies in India, Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni hoped both...

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WhatsApp Groups Allow Students to Express Themselves Better, Says Study

WhatsApp chat groups help teenagers communicate with their peers and express themselves better compared to classrooms they are part of, a new study claims....

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