Reclaiming the idea of South Asia

By Binit Gurung Another South Asia! Pathak, Dev Nath. 2017. Delhi: Primus Books. ‘Another South Asia!’ edited by Dev Nath Pathak makes a critical engagement with the questions about South Asia: What is South Asia? How can one pin down the idea of regionalism in South Asia wherein inter-state relations are often characterized by mutual …

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Agriculture mechanization: Rental market

KRISHNA SHARMA The functioning of the rental markets also depends on the presence/absence of other supporting or enabling factors such as extension services and so on. Access to extension may help the farm households to increase cropping intensity and diversify crops cultivation which in turn may necessitate the use of pump-sets Since the 1990s, the …

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BITs and pieces of trade with Israel

Prabhash Ranjan Many pundits in India continue to gaze at the India-Israel relationship through the lens of Palestine. However, some argue that it is critical to de-hyphenate India’s relations with Israel and Palestine, a process that began in 1992 when New Delhi established diplomatic relations with Tel Aviv and which has gathered steam since then. …

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South Asian University conducted its second convocation, 185 students received their degrees

New Delhi, 12 June 2017: South Asian University conducted its second convocation at the Pravasi Bhartiya Kendra, Chanakyapuri, today. The ceremony was presided over by Mr. Deep Kumar Upadhayay, Ambassador of Nepal to India as the nominee of SAU’s Visitor. The Chairperson of SAARC is the Visitor of the university, the chairmanship being held by …

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South Asian University: International Poetry Festival – Nepal in South Asia

An International Poetry Festival “Nepal in South Asia” was successfully held in South Asian University, New Delhi, on Sunday May 21, 2017. This one-day festival was part of the South Asian University’s social science research project “The Poetic Imaging(s) of South Asia” led by Dr Mallika Shakya, and it was supported by the BP Koirala …

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