How Did Dubai Become a Rich City?
Dubai is one of the seven emirates (state) that makes United Arab Emirates. There is common misunderstanding that since it is located in oil rich Gulf, most of the success of Dubai was due to the oil. The real fact is that oil just comprised less than 7% of total revenue in the state.BRIC and the Brazilian Connection – US Brazilian Relations Discussed
As BRIC; the Brazil-Russian-India-China Trading Block gains power and status, there seems to be some changes on the home front. Not long ago, I was discussing this with a US-Russian Relations scholar who researches and studies post cold war relations. He’s been quite fascinated with many of the changes as of late, particularly BRIC.BP Oil Spill and Bhopal Gas Disaster – A Tale of Two Societies
Recently two tragic stories have been making headline, one is the BP oil spill in US and the other a decision on the biggest industrial disaster ever on earth in Bhopal (Union Carbide gas leak now owned by DOW chemicals.) Let me take up the first case of BP oil spill, its considered to be the biggest environmental disaster in US history ever, the American president is evidently angry and has made BP pay for it, yes a good $20 billion dollars, the casualties is mainly the environment and yes the company has rightly been made to pay up…The Doyan of Indian English Writing – Lt Col Manohar Malgonkar
On 16 June 2010 one of India’s foremost English writers Manohar Malgonkar breathed his last at Jagalpet in Karnataka’s Uttara Kannada district. He was 97. With his passing away the last remaining links with the Raj are slowly wearing away.Understanding the B-R-I-C Trading Block and Why it Matters
Trading Blocks do matter, and as the old adage goes, there is power in numbers. So what happens when up and coming emerging and powerful nations create their own trading blocks? That’s good right, of course, it is good for them, and it is good for the world, provided they are created for the right reasons. Now then, let’s discuss such a case study for a moment shall we?