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  • Salute-cum-plea for nation's growth engine

    India Uninc. authoritatively argues that private corporates and public sector do not really deserve the attention and credit they get in any discussion on the India growth story, finds Siva Sankar

    Sunday, 16 March 2014 - 9:30am
  • It’s extremely important for the aam aadmi to know what the RBI does, and to start asking questions

    RBI governor Raghuram Rajan turns 50 today. At the recently concluded 'Young Changemakers Conclave' presented by dna, he spoke to Siva Sankar about RBI as an institution and his efforts to keep in touch with reality. Below are the excerpts.

    Monday, 3 February 2014 - 9:12am
  • Time for Chinese-led Singapore to review how it treats foreign workers?

    A conciliatory approach can avoid riots like the one in Little India last weekend.

    Saturday, 14 December 2013 - 12:36pm
  • Thank God, it'll be 'Jai Ho! Pur' to Glory

    ‘India’s 360-degree turn’ – so ran the brilliant main headline on the dna sports page of Thursday. My proficient colleagues played on India’s ‘360’ target in Jaipur and, perhaps, didn’t mean to suggest any potential long-term change in fortunes of the Indian cricket team.

    Friday, 18 October 2013 - 10:42am
  • Revisiting the historic Jaipur India-Australia One Day International

    ‘India’s 360-degree turn’ – so ran the brilliant main headline on the dna sports page of Thursday. My proficient colleagues played on India’s ‘360’ target in Jaipur and, perhaps, didn’t mean to suggest any potential long-term change in fortunes of the Indian cricket team.

    Thursday, 17 October 2013 - 9:27pm
  • Is Mumbai falling in love with mavericks?

    Are Mumbaikars leading the nation to learn to admire and adore mavericks, the ‘hatke’? Have the Tendulkars and the Dravids – those married-and-settled role models, the ‘regular’ types – lost their mojo?

    Wednesday, 30 January 2013 - 10:00am
  • Simple ways to make BEST services better

    Late evening on the previous Sunday, I jumped into a Ghatkopar-bound BEST bus that was about to speed away from the Majas depot bus stop on the Jogeshwari-Vikhroli Link Road.

    Monday, 14 January 2013 - 10:00am
  • Empowering women with Vedic 'gyaan'

    Agriculture scientist-turned-spiritual entrepreneur KK Subramani has made it his life’s mission to empower some of tomorrow’s women today with Vedic knowledge right after finishing high school.

    Wednesday, 9 January 2013 - 10:20am
  • Quick, where can you find Devil’s Tree and Jacana in Mumbai?

    There are 12,500 trees, 186 species of herbs, shrubs, climbers and grasses, 63 varieties of birds, 40 varieties of butter flies and several types of reptiles in the Maharashtra Nature Park.

    Friday, 28 December 2012 - 6:00am
  • Taxpayer-funded IITs thrive but objectives lost

    Early next month, Bharat Ratna Amartya Sen will lecture IIT-Bombay at its annual Techfest.

    Friday, 14 December 2012 - 10:12am