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Modi urged to stand up to China

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has performed much better than his predecessor in handling China. Those were the views of former foreign secretary Kanwal Sibal and former ambassador T.P. Sreenivasan at an event here Wednesday evening. They were ..., 1 month ago

Foreign Service must remain elitist

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Photo: The Hindu Photo Archives CAREFULLY CHOSEN: The aptitude of the candidates to the IFS should be ascertained before their selection. File photo shows Indian Foreign Service probationers call on ...
 The Hindu5 days ago

How yoga came to the UN

Image: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon (centre) does the Vrikshasana (tree pose) with his wife on International Yoga Day. Photograph: Paresh Gandhi/ It was almost 10 years ago that the idea of a Yoga Day was mooted by some NGOs, but it had no takers till Prime Minister Narendra Modi realised its potential, probably at the instance of Sri Sri Ravishankar, says Ambassador T P Sreenivasan. Among the many rabbits that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has produced out of his hat, the one ...
 Rediff.com6 days ago

Modi's year on the world stage

'Modi's promise of change during the election campaign was on the domestic front, but his first year in office focused on foreign policy beyond all expectations,' says Ambassador T P Sreenivasan.   The first year of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in foreign affairs has an uncanny resemblance to Barack Obama's first year as United States President. It was a year of visibility, speech making, vision building, daydreaming, sloganeering, fashion setting, innovating, posturing and promising ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

'Rise in Geriatric Population a Cause for Concern'

KOCHI: The increase in geriatric population in the State is an ominous trend, said M A Oommen, honorary professor at the Centre for Development Studies and chairman of the fourth State Finance Commission. He was delivering the presidential address ...
 New Indian Express1 month ago

KEA's Three-day Meet on Development Begins Today

KOCHI:A three-day national seminar on Kerala's Development in Retrospect and Prospect will begin here on Friday to discuss a range of issues, including higher education, agriculture, public health, infrastructure, finance and remittance. The ...
 New Indian Express1 month ago

Did Cuban cigars thaw US-Cuba relations?

'The irresistible Cuban cigars, which acquire their unique flavour as they are rolled on the thighs of Cuban women have always been the ultimate temptation for cigar connoisseurs in the US,' says Ambassador T P Sreenivasan. President John Kennedy called in his press secretary Pierre Salinger to the Oval Office on the evening of February 6, 1961 and asked him to place an urgent order for 1,200 Corona Cuban Cigars to be delivered to him the next morning. Salinger could not understand the sense ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Call for 'Meaningful' Educational System

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM:To end unemployment among youth and transform them into entrepreneurs, we need an educational system which lays stress on skill development, T P Sreenivasan, vice-chairman of the Kerala State Higher Education Council and former ...
 New Indian Express2 months ago

Narasimha Rao carried his nuclear secrets to his grave

'If Rao had, in fact, given a word to President Clinton in 1994 that India would not test, he would not have encouraged Vajpayee to test.' 'The note, said to have been handed over to Vajpayee by Rao with the words, "Now is the time to accomplish my unfinished task" may not have been a reference to the nuclear tests at all.' 'Rao's place in history will be among the makers of modern India. He was undoubtedly the architect of India's policies in the new unipolar world. It is heartening to see ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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