Samir Shukla

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India and United States - From Cold war to natural allies and now strategic partners

India’s foreign policy under PM Narendra Modi has been dynamic and innovative. It has taken a break from usual ambivalent foreign policy that India …

Geopolitics

The hidden psychology of failure

If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. Words of wisdom heralded throughout our upbringing, to be sure. But is there any scientific proof that successive failure is positive and propels innovation forwards?<p>Tom Pohlmann, head of strategy and value at Mu Sigma, a decision science and data …

Innovation

A Navy SEAL Explains 8 Secrets to Grit and Resilience

Sometimes you just want to quit. You know you shouldn’t but nothing seems better than crawling back into bed and hiding under the covers. (I am there …

How To Calm Your Monkey Mind and Get Things Done

Comedian Drew Carey outsourced the development of his productivity strategy to David Allen, author of the cult classic, Getting Things Done: The Art …

Four future space technologies that will change the world in your lifetime

From ending natural disasters, to flying to Sydney in an hour, scientists are working on future technologies to solve some of humanity's biggest challenges<p>Imagine a world where severe storms, tornadoes, and flash flooding are no longer a threat to human life. Or a time when flying from London to …

Squeezed between two armies in divided Kashmir

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1188000/1188701_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534338013_aaa9aadc52f1c94e3d2c8b7be0e5d20c<p><b>On a forested hill on the Pakistani side of the disputed region of Kashmir there's a small village in Nakyal Sector.</b><p>The view from the remote village …

Pakistan

The mysterious European businessman who gave India its iconic railway book stalls

At a time when booksellers everywhere appear a threatened breed, the life of Emile Edouard Moreau, who set up A H Wheeler and Co, the chain of railway bookstalls that endure to this day, appears as a fascinating example of a man with interests that spanned continents, and yet about whom there …

Literature

The many facets to extremism in the Islamic world

For well over a decade, many so-called experts have focussed their searchlights on the religious stimuli for the extremism and the accompanying …

An odd kind of piety: The truth about Gandhi's sex life

It was no secret that Mohandas Gandhi had an unusual sex life. He spoke constantly of sex and gave detailed, often provocative, instructions to his …

Netaji's modernism versus Gandhi's 'spiritual' Swaraj

OPEN TO OPINION<p><b>English</b> | Bangla<p>This article has been co-authored by Saswati Sarkar, Shanmukh, Dikgaj.<p>POLITICS<p>| Breaking views | Long-form | 06-06-2015<p>…

India

When Nehru and Mao met

The autumn of 1954 is fascinating and a record of history for it was in this year that four-and-a-half hours of conversation, between Jawaharlal …

Your personality can affect your productivity—and salary

Why do some people earn more than others? Research backs up the idea that workers with higher educational levels and more experience have higher salaries. And economists would typically explain higher salaries with the argument that these workers are more productive.<p>But there’s more to it than …

Psychology

A five-step guide to not being stupid

Even the smartest people can be fools. David Robson explains how to avoid the most common traps of sloppy thinking.<p>If you ever doubt the idea that the very clever can also be very silly, just remember the time the smartest man in America tried to electrocute a turkey. Benjamin Franklin had been …

Open-Mindedness

A new crisis is brewing between two nuclear-armed neighbors

The Great Debate<p>« Previous Post<p>150 years after the assassination, when will we recover from Lincoln’s death?<p>Next Post »<p>General: School lunches are U.S. national-security issue<p>11 comments<p>We welcome comments that advance the story through relevant opinion, anecdotes, links and data. If you see a …

Corporate war between media house, teleco muddling Net Neutrality debate: TRAI chief Khullar

The regulator is learnt to have received over 800,000 mails since it floated a consultation paper on regulatory framework for OTT services and …