The credo of an economist
Long-term economic growth is impossible through any act that pits humankind against the environment
Clean and profitable
Pollution control methods are an investment that ensure long-term profits for the corporate sector
A star spender with clipped wings
The ambitious Indian space programme, despite occasional setbacks, has had its share of success. A backgrounder to the programme which is very …
New leader, old challenge
India’s first PM born after Independence will face the old problem of poverty eradication
UN falls victim to its inherent weaknesses
There are several reasons why the UN finds itself bereft of power today. Part of the crisis results from the cash-strapped organisation's own …
Journey into the market-place
Papua New Guinea has come a long way from a society that began cultivating crops in 8000 BC and had no need for a market economy. It came in …
Oiling the wheels of globallisation
The Commission on Global Governance calls for a democratic world governance to deal with increasing global interdependence
Devolution is bankrupt
Now even the World Bank says money should flow to local bodies directly
The wizards of IT
More than infrastructure, Indian cities need real politics
If the growth rate is so great, why are the poor not getting a taste of it?
Clinton proposes talks on jobs
Burdened by rising joblessness, US President Bill Clinton wants world leaders to meet to find a solution to the vexing problem
Can USA provide all the solutions?
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Getting scientists from developing countries to serve on the climate change panel is proving difficult.
Literacy as a yardstick of social health
A blueprint and not a plan
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New hope for Himalayan wastelands
The seabuckthorn plant can change the lives of marginal farmers by enriching soil with nitrogen, preventing its erosion and providing …
The Bank and the pauper
Wanted - a second wave
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"Eco-management is optimum use of resources"
economist, is the recipient of the 1995 Sasakawa International Environmental Prize, instituted by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).…
Young scientists' meet
Scientists urge to strike a balance between development and environment
The draft bill promises to be transparent. Yet, the Food Authority has a lot of discretion in this respect
India Poised A Times of India celebration
Now that the vote's been won
Myth of eternity
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