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A massive victory – The Hindu (Dec 12, 2017)

A massive victory – The Hindu (Dec 12, 2017) Given Nepal’s mix of the first-past-the-post system and proportional representation, the final picture of its new Parliament may take some time to be clear. For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. This preview … Continue reading

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Turn the page – The Hindu (Dec 11, 2017)

Turn the page – The Hindu (Dec 11, 2017) This month South Africa will have a rare opportunity to break away from the difficult political legacy of corruption and governance failures that have blighted its post-apartheid years.For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. … Continue reading

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Crunch time at WTO – The Hindu (Dec 11, 2017)

Crunch time at WTO – The Hindu (Dec 11, 2017) As leaders at the World Trade Organisation’s 11th biennial Ministerial Conference in Buenos Aires seek to define the future contours of multilateral global trade, the challenges the U.S. has….. For further … Continue reading

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Know Your English: Are you a firecracker? – The Hindu (Dec 10, 2017)

Know Your English: Are you a firecracker? – The Hindu (Dec 10, 2017) Why are the English sometimes called ‘limeys’? (L. Jayanth, Madurai) Now that we have the Ashes series taking place Down Under, we may hear this word being … Continue reading

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Rights & wrongs – The Hindu (Dec 09, 2017)

Rights & wrongs — The Hindu (Dec 09, 2017) It will be a travesty of its avowed objectives if the proposed legislation to protect the rights of transgender persons is not sufficiently rooted in a rights-based approach. For further reading, visit … Continue reading

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Countering hate — The Hindu (Dec 09, 2017)

Countering hate — The Hindu (Dec 09, 2017) It is an ongoing investigation and very little can be said with certainty about the back-story of the murder of a Bengali migrant worker in Rajasthan’s Rajsamand district. For further reading, visit “The … Continue reading

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Capital crisis — The Hindu (Dec 08, 2017)

Capital crisis — The Hindu (Dec 08, 2017) U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, despite warnings at home and abroad, will worsen the Israel-Palestine conflict. For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. This preview is provided … Continue reading

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Defection, disaffection — The Hindu (Dec 08, 2017)

Defection, disaffection — The Hindu (Dec 08, 2017) The disqualification of dissident Janata Dal (United) leaders Sharad Yadav and Ali Anwar as members of the Rajya Sabha was done in needless haste. For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. This preview is provided here … Continue reading

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Island hopping — The Hindu (Dec 07, 2017)

Island hopping — The Hindu (Dec 07, 2017) The announcement of a free trade agreement between the Maldives and China is another sign of Beijing’s success in its outreach in South Asia. For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. This preview is provided here … Continue reading

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Unwavering caution — The Hindu (Dec 07, 2017)

Unwavering caution — The Hindu (Dec 07, 2017) For the Reserve Bank of India there is just one economic indicator that dominates its policymaking calculus: price stability. For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. This preview is provided here with permission. Courtesy: … Continue reading

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