:: INDIA-CHINA BILATERAL RELATIONS :: Political Relations The People’s Republic of China (PRC) was established on October 1, 1949, and India was the first non-communist country to establish an Embassy in PRC. On April 1, 1950, India and China established diplomatic relations. The two countries also jointly expounded the Panchsheel

The Hindu Science and Technology (Thursday 8th January articles )

What will be the India-based Neutrino Observatory’s impact? The INO will be like a 2-inch hole made to insert a pipe through a 10-foot-high wall; it will not affect the stability of the hill In a landmark move, the Government of India’s Union Cabinet recently approved the India-based Neutrino Observatory

When accountability is not institutional

Higher education in India suffers from a lack of a democratic leadership that understands its true nature. For those heading academic institutions, accountability is personal and not institutional or societal. The erosion of autonomy and accountability in centres of education is the biggest challenge an aspirational and rising India faces

Watershed in judicial history

The Supreme Court of India and the High Courts, described as the most powerful judiciary in the world, are witnessing dramatic changes in their institutional structure. Pending notification, the legislature has passed the Constitution (121st Amendment) Bill, 2014 and The National Judicial Appointments Commission Bill, 2014 to regulate the procedure

Spectrum auction realities

The fine print of the spectrum auction coming up in February, shows that little has been learnt from experience with similar auctions in the past. The 3G auction held in 2010, for example, fetched a windfall for the government but dealt a blow to the telecom industry from which it