19 April 2010: Prime minister Manmohan Singh has a few things to learn about China from his envoy to Beijing, who gave a remarkable interview to a Delhi daily some days ago which displayed robust commonsense. This writer in one of his commentaries ("Dealing with the Chinese," 7 April 2010) argued that the Chinese understood the language of hard pragmatism and mistrusted the emotionalism of Jawaharlal Nehru.