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Raja Simhan T.E. January 17, 2002
The information technology industry is recruiting fewer management and engineering graduates in India. Many engineering graduates have chosen to look only for jobs in more secure sectors, listing their first choice for a company as one that is “stable.” The reason for the lower recruitment rates in IT is due to the volatility of the industry. Even as offers were made in the previous year,...
Celia W. Dugger January 2, 2002
According to New York Times writer Celia W. Dugger, ''confrontations between India and Pakistan over Kashmir, the beautiful Himalayan land, have unfolded like movie sequels with the same discouraging plot line. But recently, the sheer force of events seems to have fast-forwarded the story line between these old enemies and suddenly a different, more hopeful ending seems possible, if...
Anon. December 6, 2001
“India is among twenty-four ‘more globalised developing countries’ listed by the World Bank which says globalisation has enabled the country to obtain tangible benefits in economic growth and trade.” Nevertheless, not all areas in India have attracted foreign investment. Although India liberalized trade and investment in the early 1990s, many policies are controlled by individual states, which...
Nayan Chanda December 5, 2001
Ashwini Devare September 24, 2001
As cultural images and role models spread around the globe, India’s film industry is producing movies that portray women as “daring, sexy, and modern.” While the image of the cosmopolitan, independent woman is liberating to some, it has also led to a backlash and calls for a return to traditional women’s roles in the home and family. - YaleGlobal
Pulapre Balakrishnan August 20, 2001
Any discussion on free trade must include a discussion of free immigration, for it is people that produce the goods that are to be traded. If the producers are not free to move, then trade itself is not free. As the writer Balakrishnan argues, “immigration cannot be ignored in any global compact on economics.” Balakrishnan is, however, aware what free immigration means to developed countries: the...