A civilisational rivalry

Observations on India and China in the modern world by TANVEER AHMED During a recent trip to Beijing for a work related event, I was lucky enough to meet the Indian ambassador to China, Dr...

Admission price to The Lodge

PAWAN LUTHRA on how the Indian community will relate to Gillard in the current climate It seems that one billion dollars is the new one hundred million. In numbers, a 100 million is 10% of...

Spare more than a thought

Christmas is the season of giving, so let’s be generous in word and deed to those less fortunate than us, writes NOELS G DE SOUZA in our December (1) 2012 issue Christmas is a...

Why the myopic view?

While the media and government induced furore on the ‘boat’ people continues, the public must be made aware of honest facts and practical solution writes MALLI IYER in our October (1) 2012 issue Global perceptions...

Joke’s gone too far

The line between what is legally and morally right and wrong is increasingly getting blurred, with the victims as the losers writes NOEL G DE SOUZA in our December 2, 2012 issue Some people become...

A world fragmented by legalities

Do we need universal international laws, asks NOEL G DESOUZA The world might have become global in many respects: goods, services and people move across borders as never before; but individual nations and...

Nurturing the neighbours

India is trying to build sustainable relationships in it periphery, writes NOEL G DESOUZA Standard & Poor is at its old game again. This time it has latched onto vague ideas that India faces...

Language lapses

Migrants need to learn understand Aussie terminology, writes NOEL G DESOUZA Many an Indian who migrates to Australia has a good command of the English language. However, there are times when he might find that...

2012: Why it’s not our last

RITAM MITRA on doomsday conspiracies Social media has been rampant over the last year or two, perpetuating the belief that the world is going to meet a catastrophic end this year. It could be simply...

Cost curtails cure for cancer

As cancer spreads in India, fewer people are able to afford the crippling cost of medication, writes GAURAV SURATI According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), there are about 2.5 million cancer sufferers...