Month: January 2018

OCHTERLONY THE AMERICAN INDIAN

By Reginald Massey David Ochterlony was born in Boston in 1758 and at the age of eighteen managed to procure a cadetship to serve in India. He soon took part in battles that broke  the power of the Sindhia of Gwalior. General Lake noted that the young American had potential. Ochterlony was promoted to the rank…

Superpower China moves into South Asia

By Reginald Massey China which has historically regarded itself as the Middle Kingdom has now become the workshop of the world and no country can sell its goods and services at a cheaper price. Hence China’s vast accumulation of foreign reserves. And power in the long term rests on the firm foundation of economic might.…

Walk along the waterfront

A critique of the Kochi Muziris Biennale 2017- a Contemporary Art Exhibition By Hema Nair We believe Art should be beautiful and poetry musical, but here’s artistry that confounds, even disgusts. Amidst bountiful beauty, there is something pernicious that’ll eclipse your sun and erode your joy like ulcer in the gut. This is contemporary art, drawn…

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