"Globalisation Will Only Work If The
Winners Share With The Losers"
Economist and Nobel laureate Joseph
Stiglitz, author, most recently, of
Making Globalisation Work,
spoke to Nobel Laureates Plus editor
Nathan Gardels on September 22.
Q&a: No Escape From Racial Profiling
A former vice-chancellor of Oxford
University and expert in private
international law, Peter North has
been associated with legal reforms in
UK. Manoj Mitta speaks to North about
the debate over racial
profiling, which has emerged as the
most . . .
‘India Will Continue To Be India’
Daryl Kimball, Director of the Arms
Control Association, also cites the
late Homi Bhaha to argue that
nuclear assistance for civil needs
could actually help military
Cooperation First, Then Safeguards
AEC Chairman Anil Kakodkar talks about
the options before India vis-a-vis the
U.S. Bill on the nuclear
James Connaughton On Global Warming
Interview with James Connaughton,
Chairman, U.S. Council on
"We Want To Let The People Defeat The
Musharrafdiscussed his new book,In the
Line of Fire, and the war on
terrorism with members of the Council
on Foreign Relations, including Global
Viewpoint editor Nathan
Gardels. Following are edited excerpts
of the . . .
'Nano City Would Be Energy Efficient'
He set up Hotmail in 1996 and changed
the way the web works. Then he sold it
off to Bill Gates and
has ever since been the philosopher of
the Next Big Thing.
Q&a: 'Slum-Dwellers Are The Backbone
Of Labour Force'
Ruzbeh N Bharucha wears several hats.
Once a journalist, he is now a
documentary film-maker and
writer. His latest book, Yamuna Gently
Pushta slum demolitions. Avijit
Ghosh speaks to Bharucha about the
dark side of urbanisation:
It Has To Be Equal Rights For Men And
There are so many organisations
working for the uplift of Muslim
women, but they have achieved
nothing because the word of the
Maulanas is supreme.
"If We Compromise On Competitiveness,
We Can't Be A . . .
PresidentA.P.J. Abdul Kalamremains
conscious that he is also a teacher
and a scientist. Above all, he
is a person who loves to make others
happy. Excerpts from an interview he
gave toThe Hindu:
Learn How To Wow The Tourists
I have made all efforts to get
information on the courses offered at
‘Only 20% Of The Total Insurable
Population Of India Is Covered’
The insurance industry is in the
limelight on account of innovative
products being offered to people
who want risk coverage as well as
Crusader For Change
Arvind Kejriwal, Magsaysay award
winner, on the RTI Act and his fight
I Have Never Hankered After Fame And
Pullela Gopichand (33) is one of
India’s two all-time badminton greats,
the other being his guru
Cultural Diplomacy Needs A Big Thrust,
Says Karan Singh
Culture is the third instrument of
foreign policy and it must be
effectively used as a tool for
projecting India’s image globally,
says Indian Council for Cultural
Relations President Dr Karan Singh.
India is rich in arts, culture, music
'Buy The Book!'
Did Armitage threaten to bomb Pakistan
back into the stone age? Did Mush
buckle under that? Would
Bush launch strikes into Pakistan? No
answer, just usual book promotion that
seems to be the new
flavour of the week.
S.Korea, U.S. Working To Spur Nuclear
The United States and South Korea are
working on an initiative to try to
restart stalled six-country
talks on the North's nuclear program,
South Korean Foreign Minister Ban Ki-moon
said on Friday.
S. Korea's Ban Seeks To Build On Lead
In U.N. Race
Informal polls showing South Korean
Foreign Minister Ban Ki-moon as the
leading contender to
succeed U.N. Secretary-General Kofi
Annan have strengthened his resolve to
press for U.N. reforms,
Ban said on Friday.
"A Country Like India Must Have A Land
George B. Schaller, a pioneer in field
biology, says it is possible to
achieve economic growth without
destroying the environment and losing
wildlife. In an interview in
recently, he says even
India and China, the two most populous
. . .
Q&a: 'Muslims At The Receiving End Of
Rauf Hakeem, leader of Sri Lanka
Muslim Congress (SLMC), the main
Muslim political party in the
country was in New Delhi recently to
discuss issues concerning internally
displaced people in Sri
Lanka. Hakeem, who represents Sri
Lanka's 7 per cent . . .
'There Is A True Global Talent Market'
Indian labour market has never been
this red hot. There is a massive churn
in the organised market
for skilled people, a reflection of
the level of economic activity in the