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May 26, 2017
Stephanie Rice's India dream: Swimming legend wants to mentor country's athletes to glory at OlympicsBeijing Olympics gold medallist Stephanie Rice talks to Firstpost about her special bond with India, wanting to help Indian athletes achieve glory, facing an identity crisis and never rethinking her move to retire early.
May 25, 2017
Climate change will adversely hit rice productivity, say Indian scientistsIndian agriculture scientists have found that rising temperature will adversely hit rice productivity in the country.
May 05, 2017
Why does govt continue to procure rice and wheat in a big way but ignore nutritional crops?Were the government to agree to procurement of pulses, there is a good possibility that existing rice and wheat farmers might switch to growing pulses instead
May 04, 2017
Pulse prices crash: Why it's a case of misdirected focus by the policymakersIt seemed as if policymakers have been anxious to make the right moves without rocking the proverbial agricultural boat in North India
Oct 09, 2016
Donald Trump's lewd comments 'offend' running mate Pence; McCain withdraws supportTrump nevertheless rejected growing calls from elected members of his own party to step aside over the 2005 remarks, insisting there is "zero chance I'll quit" the presidential race.
Sep 30, 2016
How Narendra Modi took off India's cap of 'strategic restraint' and placed it on PakistanModi has used military action and diplomatic overtures as complementary tools to coerce Pakistan and take away its bargaining chip. Onus is now on Islamabad.
Sep 29, 2016
Surgical strike: Was the US taken on board? India shows daring, maturity and synergyThe interesting thing about the "surgical strike" was the way India has handled the entire operation 11 days into the Pakistan-sponsored Uri attacks. This indicates a careful calibration of strategy, a meticulously laid out plan with escalating steps and a high degree of synergy between the diplomatic, political and military establishment.
Sep 29, 2016
US National Security Advisor calls Ajit Doval, condemns Uri terror attackUS National Security Advisor Susan Rice called her Indian counterpart Ajit Doval and condemned the Uri terror attack.
Sep 15, 2016
Cauvery dispute: Is Tamil Nadu's sloppy management and poor crop choice behind this watery mess?Tamil Nadu may promote the growth of paddy and try to secure the interests of its farmers but it is not a viable solution for any of the states.
Sep 03, 2016
Barack Obama arrives in China for final visit as presidentUS President Barack Obama arrived in China today for his final visit as president, intent on cementing the "pivot" to Asia undertaken during his administration.