India’s economy is in crisis and there exist ways to address it.
But it looks as if little will happen until a new government takes office. India does not just have a recession, it has currency woes, high inflation, poor infrastructure, endemic corruption and a hidebound political leadership that appears unwilling to do what needs to be done
Men are 11 centimetres taller than they were 100 years ago
Sony Xperia Z Ultra
One of the largest smartphones in India, it has an amazing display
When I first heard of the Xperia Z Ultra’s specifications, I felt that a 6.4-inch screen would be too big to carry, but everything else was interesting: its water resistant capabilities, a Snapdragon 800 Quad Core processor running at 2.2 GHz, 2 GB RAM, 16 GB storage, support for LTE/4G networks, a full high definition screen at 1080x1920 pixels with a Bravia engine, NFC capability, just 212 gm in weight, and latest Android 4.2 Jelly Bean operating system.
It was part two of the Indian enchanter in America, and this time Narendra Modi was feted as the man who will accompany Silicon Valley to its next level of glory, even as the Valley takes India with it—to heights as yet unforeseen, except in the mind of the man who once sold tea on the sort of railway platform that will soon be kitted out with free WiFi by Google
Khurshid Mahmud Kasuri’s magisterial memoir further underlines the truth that the consolidation of India’s own nationhood depends crucially on our being able to look on Pakistan as a friend and neighbour, not as a threat and an enemy