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Cornell University
West Bengal  /  Published 24.06.22

High price that hyper-nationalism exacts

The pursuit of hawkish nationalism is detrimental to the growth of a country’s economy, Kaushik Basu, C. Marks Professor of international studies and professor of economics at Cornell University...
By Joyjit Ghosh in Calcutta

People  /  Published 01.02.22

Kaushik Basu shares his vision for India with the Ladies Study Group

A lot was discussed in an informative session featuring Kaushik Basu and hosted by the Ladies Study Group on January 21. The Friday morning session began with two distinguished personalities from the ...
By Hannah Nicole D’souza

People  /  Published 08.01.22

Kaushik Basu @ 70: To Sir with Respect

Above all this, the attribute which I find most endearing about Kaushik da is that I have hardly met someone as nice as him. Just a wonderful human being. I write this piece on the occasion of his 70t...
By Suman Ghosh

News  /  Published 12.12.21

Economist Kaushik Basu bats for tolerance

Economist Kaushik Basu said India used to be “an open society”, while addressing students of Ramakrishna Mission Vidyamandira during its annual convocation. Basu, Carl Marks professor of ...
By Subhankar Chowdhury

Education  /  Published 09.03.21

Crowded at the top

Prestigious universities like Cornell never have a hard time attracting students. But this year, the admissions office in Ithaca, New York, is swimming in 17,000 more applications than it has ever rec...
By Amelia Nierenberg

People  /  Published 23.01.21

Master of the art of giving

Whenever we are stuck in traffic in Bangalore and my husband complains, I remind him that he is responsible for it!” Sudha Murty quips sometime in the middle of a session for the Ladies Study Gr...
By Anannya Sarkar

World  /  Published 24.12.18

65 US varsities oppose Trump's visa policy changes for foreign students

As many as 65 top US universities, including Harvard and MIT, have challenged the Trump administration in a court against its new stringent visa policy for foreign students, warning that the new 'back...
By PTI in Washington

World  /  Published 16.03.20

With sense of loss, students say bye

When Cornell University administrators emailed students last week, sobs were heard in libraries and labs. People wiped tears from friends’ faces — then slathered on hand sanitiser.After spring bre...
By Annie Correal/New York Times News Services in New York


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