When cheapest will no longer do

In the race for foreign investment, among India’s best-known advantages has been its ability to offer low-cost, English-speaking labour to multinationals looking for a place to build call centres and “follow the sun” programming shops. Indian manufacturing and services companies

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Memories and four-letter words

The regional winners of the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize were announced a few hours ago, and while the two African books honoured (and still in the race for the overall prize, to be announced on May 21) seem at first to

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