While ISRO works on maturing the GSLV technology, India should cash in on GSLV’s younger sibling - the successful and highly reliable PSLV - to compete in the international launch business.
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A former U.S. Peace Corps volunteer recollects the India of yesteryear and yearns for the old in the new scenario
Unlike the 1979 Iranian revolution, the unrest that is sweeping the Arab today are as much a response to repression as it is to decades of economic hardship, poverty and unemployment.
An explosive new article in a Chinese Communist Party magazine outlines Beijing's potential response to the United States' anti-China activities. The commentary is a warning to any country party to these counter-China tactics.
As the Arab world reinvents itself in real time, the rest of the world must begin to understand the region as something more than a source for oil and a market for armaments and consumer goods.
After swearing in a new Communist prime minister, the Himalayan kingdom has many bones to pick with its neighbour.
As soon as something happens in any country, a clamour begins in all the other capitals. Governments are importuned to do or say something. Does saying and doing nothing alter the dynamic of a movement, slow it down or derail it? Are the demands articulated feasible for a government to accept and implement?
In the last few months, South Asia has gone from being just a global security headache, to a region with new possibilities. Teresita C. Schaffer, former US ambassador to Sri Lanka, and Howard Schaffer, former US ambassador to Pakistan and Bangladesh, discuss the major challenges that confront the US in South Asia.
There are more than Western interests at play in Egypt. The other catalysts for the unrest are a combination of Iranian adventures, hypocritical policies of West Asian regimes and resurgent commodity speculation in western markets, triggering a rise in prices of basic items in emerging markets
In almost every global forum, India has engaged with smaller nations to affect outcomes at the expense of the more broad-based universalist approach it traditionally espoused toward multilateralism. Will these manoeuvres yield stature in the absence of meaningful commitments to the resolution of problems?