By Prakash Karat
PUBLISHED ON DEC 17, 2020 09:32 PM IST
Through the grey world of espionage, Le Carré wrote about the human condition. In his own words: “Out of the secret world I once knew, I tried to make a theatre for the larger worlds we inhabit.”
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Shishir Gupta
UPDATED ON JUL 25, 2020 01:21 PM IST
How the US administration’s China policy spelt out by Mike Pompeo would play out would be hugely dependent on the outcome in Donald Trump’s re-election bid this November
By Bloomberg | Posted by: Shivani Kumar
UPDATED ON MAY 28, 2020 10:52 AM IST
The Chinese yuan, this year’s beacon of stability, is now is now at risk of tumbling like other emerging markets currencies.
By Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON MAR 18, 2020 08:16 AM IST
Tanvi Madan’s new book, Fateful Triangle: How China Shaped U.S.-India Relations during the Cold War, offers a historically grounded yet readable guide to the ways in which China has influenced the trajectory of U.S.-India ties--directly and indirectly--since India’s independence in 1947.
By C Uday Bhaskar
PUBLISHED ON MAR 17, 2020 06:49 PM IST
It places human security at the centre, and shows that either everyone is equally secure or no one is
Hindustan Times | By Samarth Goyal, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 08, 2020 02:54 PM IST
American musician Joshua Karpeh, has been slowly becoming a popular figure across the globe with hits such as Cold War and Erase, talks to us about the rising popularity, his unique musical sensibilities and his connection to India.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 23, 2020 09:55 PM IST
Without naming India or Pakistan, experts cited South Asia as a “nuclear tinderbox” where “prospects for mediation and engagement are diminishing”.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 23, 2020 06:54 PM IST
There is a convergence of interests between the two nations
By Manish Tewari
UPDATED ON OCT 28, 2019 08:14 PM IST
Lessons from the first nuclear age need to be emulated. Dialogue will prevent strategic miscalculation
UPDATED ON OCT 19, 2019 08:45 PM IST
What was notable about my trip to Canada was how little past achievements were invoked in the election campaign. No leader talked of Making Canada Great Again. Whosoever is the next PM is not going to promise to undo 800 years of slavery. Nor is he going to invoke World Wars I and II
PUBLISHED ON SEP 13, 2019 07:44 PM IST
With every mission, we learn a little more about the universe
By Shakti Sinha
UPDATED ON JUL 21, 2019 07:49 PM IST
PM Vajpayee’s mature handling of the crisis was contrasted with Pakistan’s adventurism. It helped shorten the war
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 16, 2019 11:31 AM IST
Apart from dogs, mammals like dolphins, sea lions and whales have secretly been part of military programs since the time of Cold War. They possess some exclusive abilities which make them useful on the combat scene. Here’s a look at what makes them so special as well as other little-known aspects behind their use by armies in different parts of the world.
By Ravi Venkatesan
UPDATED ON JUN 10, 2019 08:43 PM IST
The US-China trade war could be an extraordinary opportunity for India; many American firms and potentially even European and Japanese companies will be looking for new countries and new suppliers to source from
PUBLISHED ON MAY 21, 2019 07:36 PM IST
This requires an even greater commitment to economic reforms on the part of the incoming government than has been shown by any Indian regime so far
UPDATED ON APR 19, 2019 07:40 PM IST
His unique position as a scientist statesman creates a template for future scientists to follow
Hindustan Times | By Deepanjana Pal
PUBLISHED ON MAR 03, 2019 12:15 AM IST
Romances don’t just offer us relief when reality becomes oppressive; they create ideals for lesser mortals
UPDATED ON JAN 10, 2019 09:37 AM IST
The last space race between the Soviet Union and the US helped them modernise their industries and accelerate scientific progress.
UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2019 03:03 PM IST
Asimov hoped humanity would have figured out more and better ways to deploy its technological prowess, his predictions are a moral compass, showing us where the path could have led, and where we might yet strive to go
Buenos Aires | By Agencies
UPDATED ON DEC 01, 2018 03:17 PM IST
Bush, who helped steer America through the end of the Cold War, has died at age 94, his family announced late Friday.
Bloomberg, Washington | By Laurence Arnold
UPDATED ON DEC 01, 2018 03:18 PM IST
Moscow | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON AUG 28, 2018 08:18 PM IST
Russia will next month hold its biggest war games since at least the 1980s, with around 300,000 troops and 1,000 aircraft
By Shyam Saran
PUBLISHED ON JUL 31, 2018 12:42 PM IST
Trump has created an opportunity for China to make common cause with American allies both in Asia and Europe. But in the long run, India’s relations with China will remain competitive in nature while the US will probably remain an indispensable partner.
Reuters, London | By Reuters
UPDATED ON APR 06, 2018 09:55 PM IST
Sergei Skripal, 66, a former colonel in Russian military intelligence who betrayed dozens of spies to Britain’s foreign spy service, and his daughter Yulia were found slumped unconscious on a public bench in the English city of Salisbury on March 4.
Press Trust of India, United Nations | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAR 30, 2018 07:52 PM IST
His comments came after the Trump administration this week ordered the expulsion of 60 Russians from the US over the alleged poisoning of ex-double agent Sergei Skripal in the UK on March 4.
Reuters, Moscow | By Reuters
UPDATED ON MAR 30, 2018 07:32 PM IST
Ambassador Jon Hunstman was summoned to the Russian Foreign Ministry and told that 60 diplomats from US missions had a week to leave Russia, as Washington had expelled 60 Russians.
Indo Asian News Service | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON MAR 16, 2018 08:56 AM IST
In the 12th installment of his most captivating Bernie Gunther series, Philip Kerr brings our wise-cracking, sardonic but resourceful hero back to life in all his tarnished, tired but still irrepressible form.
By AFP, London
UPDATED ON SEP 18, 2018 09:34 AM IST
Popular British writer Frederick Forsyth says he is giving up writing thrillers as he is too old and tired to travel to adventurous places.