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FEATURE-In generational shift, college Republicans poised to r...

By J. D. Capelouto LONDON, April 13 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Davidson College in North Carolina has fewer than 2,000 students - small enough that the presidents of the College Republican and College Democrats clubs count each other as friends. DNA, 2 months ago
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Azim Premji chosen for Carnegie philanthropy medal

Wipro chairman Azim Premji is among the honorees of this year's Carnegie Medal, considered the most prestigious prize in philanthropy, for his efforts to reform India's public school system. Premji, 70, who founded the Azim Premji Foundation, is among the nine philanthropists named recipients of the 2017 Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy in "recognition of their outstanding and innovative leadership in philanthropy." Carnegie Corporation said after transforming Wipro into a leading international ...
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Modi-Trump meet: Who will say what?

'Even in this age of strong, self-willed and authoritarian leaders, spontaneous gestures and off-the-cuff remarks, a script is still written in the foreign ministries and offices of PMs and presidents,' notes Ambassador B S Prakash, imagining the 'talking points' for the India-US summit on June 26.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com To each his habit. Ask a top Air India executive as to what springs to his mind about the forthcoming trip by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the United States ...
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Modi @3: The view from the foreign office

Diplomats agree that amid stormy relations with China and Pakistan, Modi has posted impressive foreign policy successes, notes Aditi Phadnis.  When veteran diplomat Hardeep Puri retired from the Indian Foreign Service as India’s Permanent Representative at the United Nations, he confessed candidly that domestic politics had come in the way of India claiming its place in the world. “In New York, there were moments when I wished we had a stronger government in New Delhi. One of ...
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'Follow Buddha's political path to overcome communalism'

Minister for Public Works, Ports, Inland and Water Transport H C Mahadevappa termed communalism and fundamentalism as a threat to the Constitution and democratic set up of the country. To overcome the forces of fundamentalism and communalism, one need to take ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago
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'Radicalisation of Maldives should raise alarm in India'

'Now is the time for India, our biggest neighbour and oldest friend, to bring the full array of international policy instruments to bear.'Ahmed Naseem, the exiled former foreign minister of the Maldives, tells Rediff.com contributor Rajeev Sharma why it is important that India take the lead in addressing the unrest in his country. Why the Maldives feels it can defy India IMAGE: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, right, with Maldives President Abdulla Yameen at the SAARC Summit in 2014.Ahmed ...
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Ukraine president's grip weakens as central bank chief quits

By Pavel Polityuk KIEV (Reuters) - If Ukraine's central bank chief needed any more incentive to quit, last week she woke up to find the image of a pig draped in a Russian flag spray-painted onto the wall of her house and a gaggle of young protesters calling ...
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Exclusive! What the head of US Congress' India caucus wants

US Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard, newly elected co-chair of the influential Congressional Caucus on India and Indian-Americans, discusses her vision for US-India ties with Rediff.com's Monali Sarkar. IMAGE: US Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard at the first Diwali on Capitol Hill.Photograph: Rediff.com   When the Congressional Caucus on India and Indian-Americans was established in 1993, the India-United States relationship had little going for it. It is a testament to how far that relationship ...
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Beijing-backed Carrie Lam becomes first female leader of Hong Kong

A Beijing-backed civil servant, Carrie Lam, was chosen to be Hong Kong's next leader on Sunday amid accusations that Beijing is meddling and denying the financial hub a more populist leader perhaps better able to defuse political tension. The majority of the ...
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