ROUND TABLE

  • UPSC Round Table: Does the CSAT need a review? August 9, 2014

    As the Union Public Service Commission Civil Services aspirants continue their protests against the the Civil Service Aptitude Test (CSAT), we discuss if the exam needs to be reviewed and whether it is well equipped to select the best bureaucrats for the country. ...
  • UK hosts roundtable over EU's ban on Indian mango May 22, 2014

    London: The British government on Thursday held talks with all the stakeholders to help lift the EU ban on the import of Indian mangoes before the sanctioned date of December 2015. UK environment minister Lord de Mauley hosted a roundtable meeting here with representatives of mango and vegetable importers and exporters...
  • It's time for UN Security Council reform, says Tharoor April 17, 2013

    Washington: Aspiring for a permanent seat at the powerful UN Security Council, India has renewed its call for reforming and expanding the 15membered highest decision making body of the United Nations, to make it more reflective of the 21st century realities. "Now that we have renovated the Chamber, it is...
  • King Arthur's round table may have been found August 27, 2011

    London: Archaeologists in Scotland have found a "circular feature" beneath the historic King's Knot in Stirling that they believe could be King Arthur's round table. The King's Knot, a geometrical earthwork in the former royal gardens below Stirling Castle, has been shrouded in mystery for hundreds of years. Though the...
  • Again, no separatists at J&K talks April 23, 2007

    Srinagar: The third round table conference on Kashmir due to start on Tuesday in New Delhi won't be attended by most separatist parties, including the All Party Hurriyat Conference. Separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani says fruitful dialogue can take place only if Kashmir is accepted as a disputed territory....