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Taxing the robots

Taxing the robots

As advancing technologies like robots threaten displacing jobs for people, the suggestion by Microsoft founder Bill Gates to tax the robots
25 Mar 2017, 04:16 AM IST
To be or not to be

To be or not to be

The Law Commission in its 262nd report has recommended that death penalty be abolished for all crimes other than terrorism-related offences
24 Mar 2017, 04:17 AM IST
Inflaming passions

Inflaming passions

In their quest to win, despite the odds, Australian cricketers have always had the dubious distinction of being the worst exponents of the s
23 Mar 2017, 03:24 AM IST
Much talk, little action

Much talk, little action

Mens sana in corpore sano’ in Latin means a sound mind in a sound body i.e, the better the health, the greater the happiness. This applies
22 Mar 2017, 03:37 AM IST
Neel Nishan over Laal Janda

Neel Nishan over Laal Janda

Contrary to the criticism that the Communists often ignore the issue of caste, the Communist Party of India (Marxist)-CPI (M) organised a ma
22 Mar 2017, 03:33 AM IST

R&D linkage to hospitals

21 Mar 2017, 03:39 AM IST

Decoding Yogic choice

20 Mar 2017, 02:43 AM IST

Overcoming Gen Thimayya’s cap syndrome

18 Mar 2017, 11:19 PM IST

GDP Data Conundrum

18 Mar 2017, 04:37 AM IST

Grounding the Budget

17 Mar 2017, 04:46 AM IST

Politics and macroeconomics

16 Mar 2017, 05:15 AM IST

Bumbling by Congress

15 Mar 2017, 04:34 AM IST

The 50 per cent Lakshmana Rekha

15 Mar 2017, 04:28 AM IST

Outlays to outcomes

14 Mar 2017, 04:45 AM IST

Promote sustainable tourism

13 Mar 2017, 03:37 AM IST

Interpreting the mandate

12 Mar 2017, 03:32 AM IST

Vote at 16, why not?

11 Mar 2017, 04:24 AM IST

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Polls punditry

Yet again, the exit polls conducted by different agencies across the states that went to polls produced different results. Of course, it’s not new. There are many such earlier in
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Celebrating a centenary

The premier university in Telangana, Osmania University, is celebrating 100 years of its existence. It’s a momentous occasion in the history of any university and certainly deser
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A retrograde move

The recent decision of several leading Indian banks including State Bank of India, the public sector banking behemoth, to levy charges on transactions at bank branches paints a con
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Belying doomsday prediction

Notwithstanding the continuing political rhetoric on the fiscal woes of Andhra Pradesh, the state, according to the official data itself, recorded an impressive economic growth.  
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Promote genome banks

The unravelling of the genome sequence has led to the development of an amazing repertoire of diagnostic and predictive DNA tools enabling the scientific and medical fraternity to
07 Mar 2017, 04:45 AM IST

Team first spirit missing

Come Tuesday and all roads for shuttlers will lead to Birmingham where the 2017 edition of the premier All England Championship gets underway.
06 Mar 2017, 03:12 AM IST

Means of relief from moments of stress

It is momentary by nature but a sudden burst of stress can wreak havoc at a most critical juncture. Suddenly, something goes amiss and even the most organized mindset can turn tops
04 Mar 2017, 11:56 PM IST

Rejuvenate farm sector

The Supreme Court has rightly expressed its anguish over unabated suicides of farmers. As the apex court exhorted, a policy framework is of an immense importance. Even the highest
04 Mar 2017, 03:34 AM IST

IT stares at rough patch

India’s information technology industry, currently valued at around Rs 10 lakh crore, is facing its biggest challenge these days. It hogged global limelight in late 1990s with it
03 Mar 2017, 03:59 AM IST

Respect free speech

Trolls have unleashed an online mafia attack on the daughter of a Kargil martyr, Gurmehar Kaur, for expressing her views on campus violence. The aggrieved party has every right to
02 Mar 2017, 04:12 AM IST

Oil giant in the making

In trade and industry, economies of scale help all stakeholders. Companies benefit significantly as they enjoy more bargaining power with vendors and raw material suppliers because
01 Mar 2017, 03:42 AM IST

Politics of dissent and beyond

‘You made me a communist’ is a Malayalam play of yesteryears.  It features a young boy lifted by the police and beaten black and blue. He is accused of being a communist.
01 Mar 2017, 03:36 AM IST

Will carrom strike gold?

It is one of the few sports where India enjoys a significant domination. Carrom that has its origins in India enjoys massive popularity not only in the country but in over 50 natio
28 Feb 2017, 04:22 AM IST

Agonising Contributory Pension Scheme

Initially the protests were muted as it did not impact them.  But, as the government recruitments continued after 2004, the ranks of government employees denied the defined benefi
27 Feb 2017, 03:49 AM IST

Conquering writer’s block

My son is pursuing his Masters in Engineering in Boston’s Northeastern University. Last night, I was casually interacting with him. Unlike many fathers, I speak only worldly thin
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Racial rants induce attacks

A renowned philosopher, Prof Kwame Anthony Appiah, a Professor of Philosophy at New York University Law School, predicted during the American Presidential elections that the US wou
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Greening highways

Highways constitute the critical infrastructure in a modern economy. Greening initiative can transform this vital infrastructure into an instrument to combat climate change.  The
24 Feb 2017, 04:17 AM IST

IPL springs surprises

The run-up to the players’ auction for the tenth season of Indian Premier League (IPL) was not devoid of the drama that precedes the annual extravaganza.  On the completion of t
23 Feb 2017, 03:19 AM IST

Buyback bonanza

It’s a common practice among listed companies to go in for share buyback when the chips are down. Such a move will obviously bolster shareholders’ confidence in the company as
22 Feb 2017, 03:44 AM IST

Right to Assemble Vs Power to Restrict

The denial of permission to Telangana Joint Action Committee (TJAC) to hold a rally and a public meeting in Hyderabad on the question of jobs as well as the subsequent announcement
22 Feb 2017, 03:40 AM IST