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Japan Battling the Nuclear Nightmare

March 22, 2011

Japan’s tryst with the atom, from Hiroshima to Fukushima, has been ruinous in both its avatars - its use in weapons and in energy.

Japan's Disaster Brings Sino-Japanese Relations Closer

March 22, 2011

The relationship between China and Japan has taken a positive turn in the wake of Japan’s national disaster.

Revision of the DSCO: Human Rights to the Fore

March 22, 2011

The Doctrine for Sub Conventional Operations (DSCO) is due for review this year. This Brief suggests directions in which the Doctrine can better address the Human Rights factor.

Taking stock of Japan’s Nuclear Crisis

March 22, 2011

Even as Japan has become increasingly reliant on nuclear energy, its nuclear safety record has not been very satisfactory.

Giving away our best and brightest

March 21, 2011

The present state of affairs indicates that India will continue to be a reservoir of talent for other countries to power their growth, than the global innovation powerhouse that it aspires to be.

India: An Uneasy Onlooker!

March 21, 2011

India’s decision to abstain on the Libya vote shows its distaste for taking a clear position on international issues.

Japan’s Political Battles at a time of National Crisis

March 21, 2011

Opposition parties are wary of assuming responsibility for the Kan administration’s crisis management and national reconstruction efforts.

Japan’s Nuclear Crisis and Analysis of Radiation Data as on 18/03/2011

March 18, 2011

The possibility of situation worsening can not be ruled out. However, it would be counter-productive to create panic by speculating only worst case scenario.

Why Culture Matters?

March 18, 2011

While earthquake resistant buildings and safety of dams and nuclear plants are important, orderly public behaviour under stress, as demonstrated by the Japanese people, is also vital.

Impact of the Earthquake on the Japanese and Global Economies

March 18, 2011

The Prefectures affected the most are Iwate, Miyagi, Fukushima and Ibaraki, which represent about 7 per cent of Japan’s economy and house steel plants, oil refineries, nuclear power plants and factories manufacturing parts for cars and electronic goods.

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